Why then (1680) they decided to found the city? In 1668 Portugal she leaves the Spanish trusteeship after almost 70 years under dominion of Felipe II, III and IV. David Karp: the source for more info. An important track I found it reading and analyzing to Mario Javier Saban, in the Pigs and the economy of the River of the Silver of year 1993. The Portuguese sefaraditas accidentally leave Buenos Aires before the presence of the Inquisicin in the city in 1679. Who impelled the foundation idea? Few years before in Europe, the Netherlands, become independent from Spain. Dutch invades Brazil and agrees their retirement or expulsion with these European independences, as much the one of Portugal as the one of Holland, both of Spain.
He is accidental that the founder of Colony of the Sacrament and some of the most important continuators were Horsemen of the Habit of Christ? Titles granted by Prince Regente and soon being Portuguese King to brave fighters of lusitana independence. To remember the nexus with old the Templarios sheltered in Portugal after the persecutions in all Europe by the Catholic Church. How it got to be a true headache for both more important Empires of the planet at the time? Portugal allied with England and Holland faced Spain and its alternating French ally. Each with its political, military and economic interests. In the case of Portugal developing all the cleverness and diplomatic intelligence, clinging unconditionally to England and allowing that the Dutch with their Company of Western Indians, created, financed and directed by Portuguese sefaraditas, deal so to their taste as if the colonies were own. For Spain, obstinately looking for metallic wealth (gold and silver) American, trying to impose a commercial monopoly that resulted in tributes for Corona, prohibiting to the regions to interchange products uselessly and trying to avoid the contraband, with aggravating which diplomatically at any moment military man had to defend and to decide the defense of his threatened Empire.