Royal patent from Louis XIV and Anne of Austria sending Discalced Carmelites to Madagascar, 1649-10-24, Paris

Title

Royal patent from Louis XIV and Anne of Austria sending Discalced Carmelites to Madagascar, 1649-10-24, Paris

Subject

Madagascar
Discalced Carmelites

Description

Two copies of the same royal patent signed by Louis XIV and Anne of Austria, allowing Discalced Carmelites to go to Madagascar and establish churches, hospices and houses for themselves, in execution of Innocent X's decree giving them missionary faculties on the island. The patent orders the viceroy and other officials on the island to defend and protect the Carmelites.
Additional comments

Creator

Louis XIV
Anne of Austria

Source

APF SOCG 248, 93r-v and 120r-v

Date

1649-10-24

Format

Contemp. copy (translation from French original into Italian)

Language

Italian

Type

Royal patent

Identifier

170

Coverage

Origin: Paris
Destination:

Citation

Louis XIV and Anne of Austria, “Royal patent from Louis XIV and Anne of Austria sending Discalced Carmelites to Madagascar, 1649-10-24, Paris,” Early Modern Documents: Sources and Resources for Historical Research, accessed November 16, 2019, https://earlymoderndocs.omeka.net/items/show/13702.

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