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- noun The lowest title of nobility in Portugal, corresponding to that of
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- noun archaic The lowest title of
nobilityin Portugal, corresponding to that of hidalgoin Spain.
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One of them, Caçuta (Zacuten of Barbot), proved to be a "fidalgo" of Sonho, and, though the procedure was contrary to orders, it found favour with the "Perfect Prince."
Conceived by a fidalgo from the royal household in the 1780s, the building became a pleasure palace for the viscounts of Estoi.
One of them, Caçuta (Zacuten of Barbot), proved to be a “fidalgo” of Sonho, and, though the procedure was contrary to orders, it found favour with the
The ruler of the “great and wonderful River Zaire,” touched by his words, sent with him sundry youths, and the fidalgo Caçuta, who was baptized into Dom Joao, to receive instruction, and to offer a present of ivory and of palm cloth which was remarkably strong and bright.
In January 1568 Barros retired from his remunerative appointment at the India House, receiving the rank of _fidalgo_ together with a pension and other pecuniary emoluments from King Sebastian, and died on the 20th of
Francisco Pereira Coutinho, a fidalgo who had made himself a name in
Wherever I have met with Brazilians, from the greatest to the meanest, I must say I have always experienced the greatest politeness: from the fidalgo who calls on me in full court costume, to the peasant, or the common soldier, I have had occasion to admire, and be grateful for, their courtesy.
A fidalgo, an officer distinguished under Beresford, Don
Other fish, too, were caught that day, called _mandibé_ or _fidalgo_.
The ruler of the "great and wonderful River Zaire," touched by his words, sent with him sundry youths, and the fidalgo Caçuta, who was baptized into Dom