Recall that in Japanese, a first person participant is generally required to be the empathy locus of a clause, to the effect that when it is the agent participant of a donatory
event yaru must be chosen, while when it is the recipient kureru is the only option.
(6) The foral made settlers or recipients of land grants (terras de sesmarias) tributaries of the donatory
. The first such concessions applied to Portuguese colonization of the archipelagoes of Madeira and the Azores in the fifteenth century and allocation of lands which may have started as early as 1425.
The Prince despatched others on these voyages but did not go himself even to Madeira, of which island he was made life donatory
The islands were placed under the authority of donatory
captains and the ecclesiastical rights were bestowed upon the Order of Christ.
(69) As donatory
captain of Pernambuco, Jorge d'Albuquerque Coelho led an entrada against the Caetes in Brazil.