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Ramirez, Andres "Muy Reverendos señore... Toledo: 1540. Inquisition 2

Spanish. Alonso Carranza, a silk weaver of the San Christoval parish (Toledo), is certified to have completed his sentence by publicly standing hatless with a yellow candle during high mass. Contains signature.

"Nos los inquisidores.... En la sala de nuestra Audiencia en la Ciudad de Toledo: 1650. Inquisition 104

Spanish. Certificate with ornate colored design at top, naming Agustin Ponce de Leon a familiar of the inquisition. Contains signatures and wax seal. Certified 3 months later (at bottom); note on verso.

"Reales Cedulas...&quo... Madrid; Toledo: 1804-1818. Inquisition 116

Spanish. Collection of printed and manuscript documents regarding Antonio Benito and his status in the inquisition's Santa Hermandad confraternity. The Hermandad's centuries-old role in the suppression of gypsies and bandits is noted, along with more recent struggles against the French invaders. Benito's qualities and blood purity (limpieza) are noted, for which he is named comisario quadrillero of the Hermandad. Contains signatures and wax seal.

"Nos los Ynquisidores ... En la Ynquisicion de Toledo: 1785. Inquisition 115

Spanish. Ornate hand-colored & decorated certificate naming Joseph Gomez Olias Alguacil mayor for the inquisition at Morejón. Contains signatures and wax seal. Certified shortly after (on verso).

"Nos los Alcaldes de l... Toledo: 1735. Inquisition 328

Spanish. Collection of documents relating to the Santa Hermandad confraternity. The first three are printed forms filled in by hand on behalf of two confraternity comisarios; these contain signatures and wax seals. A series of manuscript documents follows, relating to the same Familiars and officials. Ornate binding with crest.

"Juan Josef Bordugo Pr... Madrid; Toledo: 1807. Inquisition 581

Spanish. Certification of legitimacy and blood purity (limpieza) for Hernando Portocarrero Benito and Geronima de Mendoza his wife. Genealogical and archival research goes back to 1570s. Contains signature and wax seal.