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THE HISTORY OF SLAVERY—Starring Charles V & Louis XIV

Contrary to conventional thought, slavery was NOT created by Caucasians and was NOT only endured by so called Blacks…

The irony is that it is so called Blacks who appear to have created the institution of slavery…

As the creators of civilization, and the builders of the worlds first cities, so called Blacks logically were the first to have a need for slaves, as a source of free labor…

Slavery in ancient cultures was known to occur in civilizations as old as Sumer, and it was found in every civilization, including Ancient Egypt, the Akkadian Empire, Assyria, Ancient Greece, Rome and parts of its empire…

The term ‘slave’ and the word ‘Slav’ have the same origin…

It’s a term that comes from the medieval time period when the Caucasian was known as a Slav or slave (serf, villain)

His job was to work the fields for his so called black overlord…

The Caucasian was in a very low estate during the medieval time period, and they were ruled over by so called blacks…

A charter was granted by Emperor Charles V to Lorenzo de Gorrevod for permission to transport slaves, on August 18, 1518…

Before 1518, the slave trade was highly regulated and consisted mostly of slaves being sent from Spain to the SPANISH AMERICAN colonies directly by the Spanish government…

However, Emperor Charles V opened the trans-Atlantic slave trade on a massive scale on August 18, 1518 when he granted a charter to Lorenzo de Gorrevod, giving him permission to transport 4,000 slaves directly from Africa to the SPANISH AMERICAN colonies…

In 1518, Fernando and Isabel’s grandson, Emperor Charles V, abolished the provision requiring slaves to be born under Christian dominion, and issued a charter allowing 4,000 Africans to be purchased directly from Portuguese traders in the Cape Verde Islands and transported to the New World…

The first slave ships presently known to have sailed with captives directly from Africa to the Americas embarked from the Cape Verde Islands and São Tomé, arriving in Hispaniola, Puerto Rico, and Cuba during the mid-1520s…

This portrait of Charles was painted by Jan Mostaert in 1520…

Jan Mostaert was the court painter for Margerat of Austria, the aunt of Charles V…

Margerat of Austria commissioned him to paint portraits of the principal members of the imperial Court…

This panel Portrait of Charles V, painted by Jan Mostaert and dating approximately from the period 1520-30, is the earliest [extant] and only independent painted portrait of a so called black man in the Renaissance…

The BankGiro Loterij, the Mondriaan Stichting, Vereniging Rembrandt co-facilitated by Prins Bernhard Cultuurfonds, the VSBfonds and the Rijksmuseum Fonds contributed towards the acquisition of the panel, purchased for € 600,000. ($667,000)

The rich clothing worn by Charles—the gloves, the sword and the embroidered bag point to Spanish-Portuguese origins and are evidence of the considerable status he had…

The insignia on his hat, of Our Lady of Halle (south of Brussels, where Burgundy and Hapsburg pilgrims journeyed), the sword and the fleur-de-lis on the embroidered bag are clues that provided more information about his true identity…

Saint-Domingue was a French colony on the Caribbean island of Hispaniola from 1659 to 1804, in what is now Haiti…

The settlement on Tortuga was officially established in 1659 under the commission of King Louis XIV…

In 1665, French colonization of the islands Hispaniola and Tortuga entailed slavery—based plantation agricultural activity such as growing coffee and cattle farming…

The economy of Saint-Domingue became focused on slave-based agricultural plantations…

It was officially recognized by King Louis XIV…

To regularize slavery, in 1685 Louis XIV had enacted the code noir, which accorded certain human rights to slaves and responsibilities to the master, who was obliged to feed, clothe and provide for the general well-being of his slaves…

The code noir sanctioned corporal punishment but had provisions intended to regulate the administration of punishments…

The Code Noir (Black Code) was a decree originally passed by France’s King Louis XIV in 1685…

The Code Noir defined the conditions of slavery in the French colonial empire, restricted the activities of free Negroes, forbade the exercise of any religion other than Roman Catholicism, and ordered all Jews out of France’s colonies…

The code has been described by Tyler Stovall as “one of the most extensive official documents on race, slavery, and freedom ever drawn up in Europe”

This portrait of Louis is the earliest known EXTANT portrait of a so called black man in French painting…

It was painted by Hyacinthe Rigaud in 1679…

Hyacinthe Rigaud was a French baroque painter most famous for his portraits of Louis XIV and other members of the French nobility…

He was one of the most important portrait painters during the reign of King Louis XIV…

Rigaud owes his celebrity to the faithful support he received from the four generations of Bourbons whose portraits he painted; namely King Louis XIV…

He is renowned for his portrait paintings of Louis XIV, and considered one of the most notable French portraitists of the classical period…

By wmb3331

Isaiah Israel is a graduate of the University of Hawaii Pacific with a bachelors in Psychology and a deep love for history in which he believes that when you know the past you can understand the present and predict the future course of man and mankind and is the author of the best selling ebook The White Man's Burden Of Lies and Deceit.

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