As cartas de quitação como fonte para a história fiscal portuguesa
After a brief introduction, which seeks to describe the incipient Portuguese fiscal history, and the scarcity of sources at our disposal, we focus on a specific type of source, the discharge letter, from which we have a reasonable number of copies of the fifteenth century, and we try to evaluate all the information we can draw from it, all the calculations we can do, and how it helps us understand the structure of the Crown's finances and of the local economies.
As visitações como fonte para o estudo da história económica das Ordens Militares: uma possível perspetiva sobre fiscalidade
Since the Military Orders have constituted one of the most profitable fields of research, especially forthe oldest studies on these institutions, there has been a clear need to deepen knowledge about other dimensions of their economic activity, including their management and financial organization. In this sense, some topics of study have emerged such as the implementation of accounting practices and their involvement in the taxation process in close relation with the crown. The royal effort ...
Para o estudo da fiscalidade régia em Portugal: as inquirições gerais dos séculos XIII e XIV
From the analysis of the texts of the General Inquiries promoted by the Portuguese monarchs, betweenthe beginning of the thirteenth century and the middle of the fourteenth century, we seek to understand how theroyal power gradually became imposed on the manorial powers, while At the same time, it has created an increasingly accurate perception of the size and scope of its capacity for economic and political oversight.