Editors. "John VI of Portugal re-asserts his authority". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 30 December 2011
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John VI of Portugal re-asserts his authority (43 words)
Historical Context Note
The Garrison of Lisbon has risen in revolt against John VI of Portugal, and recognised his younger son, Dom Miguel, as their ruler. King John first sanctions his son's actions, but then boards a British warship, repudiates this decree and re-asserts his authority.17851 John VI of Portugal re-asserts his authority 2 Historical context notes are intended to give basic and preliminary information on a topic. In some cases they will be expanded into longer entries as the Literary Encyclopedia evolves.
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