Constructing Early Modern Empires: Proprietary Ventures in by Roper, L.H. (ed.), Ruymbeke, B. Van (ed.), L. H. Roper, B.

By Roper, L.H. (ed.), Ruymbeke, B. Van (ed.), L. H. Roper, B. Van

Those essays on early smooth Atlantic empires give you the first complete therapy of this crucial car of imperial formation and colonial improvement.

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Equipping and arming it was another 50,000 cruzados. To finance such expeditions, many grantees had to sell their property and borrow some of the necessary funds. 26 Jorge de Figueiredo Correia, donatary captain of Ilhéus, departed in October 1535 with three nefs and 250 men (an estimated investment of more than 200,000 cruzados). Vasco Fernandes Coutinho (Espírito Santo) not only sold everything he owned, but also contracted debts in order to fit out a single ship. Pêro do Campo Tourinho (Porto Seguro) had to sell all his properties in Viana do Castelo to purchase two nefs and two caravels.

Leite Cordeiro, Braz Cubas. Braz Cubas would be named provedor of the captaincy of São Vicente in 1551, participate in defending the newly founded vila of São Paulo (1554), help build Río near Estácio de Sá, fight the Tamoio Indians at Cabo Frio in 1575, and mobilize against the incursions of the English pirate Fenton in 1583. 32 mickaël augeron and laurent vidal 40 on the island of Guaimbém. In Itamaracá, from which the French had been chased by Pêro de Sousa, the context was no more favorable.

208. 48 mickaël augeron and laurent vidal development had represented many years of effort. In the captaincies of Itamaracá, Santana, and Santo Amaro, the Indian threat doubtless constituted an obstacle to any lasting settlement or economic prosperity. In Porto Seguro, the Aimoré Indians, who rebelled in the 1540s, for a time stopped all development in the captaincy.

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