31, 1810) occupied Seville and escaping thence to Cadiz, the Supreme Junta resigned its powers to a regency of five members (Feb.
For conditions since 1902 consult the Informe Mensual (1903-) of the Junta Superior de Sanidad.
When the French invasion took place in 1808 he was employed by the junta of Asturias and placed in command of a newly raised battalion.
Godoys agents, the ministers, were swept aside by the popular revolt, .and their place was taken by local juntas, or committees, and then by a central junta formed from among them, which ruled despotically in the name of the captive king.
An attempt of the Spanish party to make Balthasar de Cisneros president of the junta failed, and the ex-viceroy retired to Montevideo.