Marquess of Pombal

The first Marquis of Pombal.

Count of Oeiras (in Portuguese Conde de Oeiras) was a Portuguese title of nobility created by a royal decree, dated from July 15, 1759, by King Joseph I of Portugal, and granted to Sebastião José de Carvalho e Melo, Head of the Portuguese Government.

Later, through another royal decree dated from September 16, 1769, the same king upgraded the title to Marquess of Pombal.

List of the Counts of Oeiras (1759) and Marquesses of Pombal (1769)

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”Nobreza de Portugal e do Brasil" – Vol. III, pages 68/69 and 133/152. Published by Zairol Lda., Lisbon 1989.

Coordinates: 38°43′31″N 9°09′01″W / 38.72530°N 9.15024°W / 38.72530; -9.15024

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