(This is Gargamelo’s first post with Ptara.)
April 1812, Rio de Janeiro, King’s Palace. The Regent and his two sons – meeting with their state secretary and top ministers – have just received the news that Napoleon’s troops have definitely been expelled from Portugal. That means that there is no longer a valid reason for the court to remain in Brazil.
However, except for the Regents wife, Queen Carlota Joaquina, the royals are in no hurry to return. Continue reading Dom Joao VI, The damned Prince, King of Contraditions