The Bull Romanus Pontifex, January 8, 1455

The Bull Romanus Pontifex, January 8, 1455, issued by Pope Nicholas V granted Portugal exclusive right to acquire territory in the region lying south of Cape Bojador, through and beyond Guinea.
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The original manuscript of the promulgated bull is in the National Archives in Lisbon, Coll. de Bullas, maço 7, no. 29].
Bullen oversat til engelsk:

Spanien/Kastilien afviser Portugals krav og får i 1493 den spanske Pave Alexander til at udstede bullen Inter Aaetera.
Inter Aaetera oversat til engelsk:.
I 1494 bliver parterne enige i Tordesillas-kontrakten.
Alexander VI  
Paul Gottschalk, "The Earliest Diplomatic Documents on America: The Papal Bulls of 1493 and the Treaty of Tordesillas Reproduced and Translated," Berlin, 1927.
Frances Gardiner Davenport, ed., "European Treaties bearing on the History of the United States and its Dependencies to 1648," Washington, D.C., 1917.