Kenneth Henry Lionel Light

D. JOÃO E SEU AMOR PELO BRASIL

  D. JOÃO (1) E SEU AMOR PELO BRASIL Kenneth Henry Lionel Light, associado efetivo, titular da cadeira n.º 1, patrono Albino José da Siqueira A vida do nosso príncipe regente, rei e imperador titular não foi nada fácil. No entanto, as suas duas maiores façanhas. por ter sido o único monarca que conseguiu driblar […] Read More

TRAFALGAR

  TRAFALGAR Kenneth Light Nelson Good evening Ladies and Gentlemen. This month it will be 200 years since that fateful day when the Royal Navy faced the combined navies of France and Spain, at Trafalgar. This was an event that would have long-lasting repercussions – For France – that was forced to abandon, for the […] Read More

TRAFALGAR

  TRAFALGAR Kenneth Henry Lionel Light Almirante Nelson Este mês, vai completar 200 anos desde aquele dia profético quando a Marinha Real Inglesa enfrentou as frotas da França e da Espanha, em Trafalgar. Esse foi um evento de repercussão duradoura. Para a França – que se veria forçada a abandonar, pelo menos por enquanto, seus […] Read More

SIDNEY SMITH – THE HEROIC SAILOR

  SIDNEY SMITH…..THE HEROIC SAILOR Kenneth Henry Lionel Light, Associado Titular, Cadeira n.º 1 – Patrono Albino José de Siqueira Brazilian historians have heard of Admiral Sir Sidney Smith principally and, almost exclusively, because of his participation in the journey of the Royal Family of Portugal to Brazil, in 1807-08. During that period he led […] Read More

SIDNEY SMITH – UM MARINHEIRO HERÓI

  SIDNEY SMITH – UM MARINHEIRO HERÓI Kenneth Henry Lionel Light, Associado Titular, Cadeira n.º 1 – Patrono Albino José de Siqueira   Historiadores brasileiros conhecem Sir Sidney Smith principalmente, e quase que exclusivamente, pela sua participação na jornada da Família Real Portuguesa ao Brasil, em 1807-8, porque nesta época ele comandava o esquadrão da […] Read More

JOURNEY OF THE ROYAL FAMILY TO BRAZIL, 1807-1808

  THE JOURNEY OF THE ROYAL FAMILY TO BRAZIL, 1807-1808 Kenneth Henry Lionel Light, Associado Titular, Cadeira n.º 1 – Patrono Albino José de Siqueira Next November we will be celebrating the 194th anniversary of one of the most important events in Luso-Brazilian History: the voyage of the Prince Regent d. João, his court, and […] Read More

PORTUGUESE AND BRITISH NAVIES, 1750-1815

  THE PORTUGUESE AND BRITISH NAVIES, 1750-1815 Kenneth Henry Lionel Light, Associado Titular, Cadeira n.º 1 – Patrono Albino José de Siqueira The period covered is one in which important events that had a significant and permanennt impact on history, ocurred; the Napoleonic war (1793-1815), the independence of America and, especially for Portugal and Brazil, […] Read More

THE JOURNEY OF THE ROYAL FAMILY TO BRAZIL, 1807-1808

  Next November we will be celebrating the 194th anniversary of one of the most important events in Luso-Brazilian History: the voyage of the Prince Regent d. João, his court, and all those that found room in one of the 36 ships that sailed to Brazil. Perhaps a total of some 12.000 to 15.000 Portuguese. […] Read More