The Papal Line of Demarcation told Spain and Portugal

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  1. Shivaansh
    It told them about who the newly discovered and the to be discovered lands will belong to: so not to the country that would conquer them.

    Specifically, it divided America among the meridian of 370 leagues of Portuguese Cape Verde: west of this line (most of Americas) would belong to Spain and east (Africa, Brazil) would belong to Brazil.
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