Barbosa, Manoel a Portuguese jurisconsult, brother of Agostinho, was born at Guimaraens, and died in 1639, being nearly ninety years old. He became royal advocate in Alentejo. Among other works, he wrote De Potestate Episcopi (Lisbon, 1638), and some esteemed commentaries on the laws of Portugal. See Landon, Eccles. Dict. s.v.; Hoefer, Nouv. Biog. Generale, s.v.