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Laws and rules for eating in Castile and Portugal in the Fourteenth and Fifteenth Centuries

Grant number: 17/26286-9
Support Opportunities:Scholarships abroad - Research Internship - Doctorate
Effective date (Start): May 01, 2018
Effective date (End): August 31, 2018
Field of knowledge:Humanities - History - Ancient and Medieval History
Principal Investigator:Susani Silveira Lemos Franca
Grantee:Thiago Henrique Alvarado
Supervisor: Jose Manuel Henriques Varandas
Host Institution: Faculdade de Ciências Humanas e Sociais (FCHS). Universidade Estadual Paulista (UNESP). Campus de Franca. Franca , SP, Brazil
Research place: Universidade de Lisboa, Portugal  
Associated to the scholarship:17/01502-0 - Eating and dressing ordinances (Castile and Portugal of the XIVth and XVth centuries), BP.DR


The partial project, to be developed at Faculdade de Letras da Universidade de Lisboa (FLUL), aims to explore one of the points of this PhD research Eating and dressing ordinances (Castile and Portugal of the XIVth and XVth centuries) (Process FAPESP 2017/01502-0), which pursue to attempt the relationships between the government expenses avoiding and the moralizing arguments concerning eating and dressing. The proposal of the research abroad, to be achieved in four months, will be restrict to the survey of sources and studies about the elements regarding eating. The starting point of the guiding problem is the observation of how, between the fourteenth and fifteenth centuries, in the courts performed by the monarchs of Castile and Portugal, the complaints of the prelates and attorney of the cities and villages were common as the damaged caused by hospitality of oficial royals, knights, nobles and members of the royal family, including the king and his court, in houses, towns, villages and monasteries. Although it was a prerogative of these members to lodge, for a certain time, in these places, their passage provoked, according to clergy and people members, numerous harm and damage, especially with regard to food, taking all the cities and villages to fear a crisis in supply.

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