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  • n. Plural form of fuero.


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  • Aragonese was one that ran thus: _ "Que siempre que el rey quebrantose sus fueros, pudiessen eligir otro rey encora que sea pagano" _ (If ever the King should infringe our _fueros_, we can elect another King, even though he might be a pagan), and the preamble of the election ran thus:

    Spanish Life in Town and Country

  • To the Conservatives, if the culture was to be preserved, the guardians of the culture were the Church and the military, both institutions having their jealously guarded "fueros" - special legal rights.

    The Mex Files

  • And we get an explanation of the ancient fueros, laws that granted the Basques certain rights and privileges in exchange for loyalty to the kingdom of Castile.

    Found in Translation

  • Among the ancient Spanish liberties which were restricted by the consolidating monarchy from age to age, the Basque fueros, or rights, were the oldest; they lasted quite to our own day; and although it is known to more ignorant men that these privileges

    Familiar Spanish Travels

  • Conservatives called upon Santa Anna to restore “religion and fueros.

    d. Mexico

  • A constitution maintained military and ecclesiastical fueros, and Catholicism remained the official religion.

    d. Mexico

  • The Castilian rulers freely granted fueros (charters of self-government) to towns in the early stages of the Reconquest, and elements of local liberty appeared in municipal government in this period.

    d. The Iberian Peninsula

  • Minister BENITO JUÁREZ (1806–72) issued a law rescinding fueros.


  • In the captaincy general of Guatemala (Guatemala, San Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, and Chiapas), liberals campaigned for free trade, a more representative government, and the dissolution of fueros and monopolies.

    i. Guatemala and Central America

  • He decreed confiscation of church lands and abolition of fueros.

    c. Central America


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