In East and Southeast Asia, vassals of the Iberian Crowns perceived the integration of the Kingdom of Portugal in the Habsburg Monarchy as an opportunity to reassess the options for intervention in the region. In these territories- where conditions of the Hispanic Monarchy's sovereignty were unequal-the tribunals of the Holy Office of Goa and Mexico shared the frontier of their respective districts. In this paper we intend to consider how members of the religious orders at Macau, the Philippines, Taiwan (Formosa) and Maluku in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries felt the delegation of functions of inquisitorial representation as a resource to further the missionary projects of their provinces on a context.
|Number of pages||34|
|Journal||Anais de História de Além-Mar|
|Publication status||Published - 1 Jan 2014|
- Religious competition
- Religious orders