Welcome

The British Historical Society of Portugal is a Society with about 250 members and has as its object to recover, preserve and collate as much as possible of the history of the British in Portugal, and to promote interest in the History of Anglo-Portuguese relations.

More information can be found on the about page.

BHSP Branches

The British Historical Society currently has two branches in Portugal. Events organised by any of the centres are open to ALL members of the Society. Visit each of the links below for specific information like News and Even

Battlefield Tours

Details of visits to Peninsular War Battlefields, tailored to meet specific interests, can be found under TOURS in the main menu.

Events in Anglo-Portuguese Relations

1588

The great armada to invade England sails from the Tagus commanded by the Marquis of Medina Sidónea.

1810

A treaty signed in Rio de Janeiro promising mutual support against hostile acts, indemnifying British subjects for losses regarding the 1807 happenings and for the first time refers to the gradual abolition of slavery.