Treaty between the Catholic Monarchs and the King of Portugal signed by the ambassadors of both monarchs in Tordesillas on 7 June 1494, to settle the dispute between the two countries over the areas of expansion in the overseas lands by means of a new line of demarcation between the two crowns, to be drawn from pole to pole, 370 leagues west of Cape Verde.
Portuguese version preserved in the Archivo General de Indias (Seville).
Project: 9. Travels and travelers: economic, social and cultural connections.
Scope: Secondary Education, Higher Education
Resource type: Document
Language: Portuguese and Spanish
Owner: Manuela Ghizzoni (Modernalia)
Copyright: © MECD. Archivos Estatales (España)
Abstract: Treaty of Tordesillas between the Catholic Monarchs and the King of Portugal