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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.

Juana, Reina Doña [queen Juana "the mad"] La Reyno dona Juana Paraque... Valladolid: 1510. Inquisition 3

Spanish. Royal document in defense of the Santa Hermandad Vieja de Toledo confraternity. Signed by members of the consejo, with large royal wax seal (on verso). A later transcript has been added at the end.

"Sepan cuantos esta ca... [Seville?]: 1559. Inquisition 5

Spanish. Signed document listing benefices and possessions of various clergy in Seville region.

Treslado de las familiatura... Treviana, Logroño: 1629 (manuscript), 1617 (printed document). Inquisition 12

Spanish. Two separate but related documents; the first is a manuscript notarized document (Treviana, 1629) produced on behalf of Diego Lopez de Ocio, a familiar of the inquisition. It includes copies of various documents, including certificates of familiatura originally granted to both Diego Lopez de Ocio (1611) and his uncle Hernando Correa de Velasco (1571). The second is a printed certificate (Logroño 1617), filled out by hand, noting privileges for Diego Lopez de Ocio in his capacity of inquisitorial familiar. Cf. INQ100.

Bta. Judicial por Don Juan ... S.l. [Talavera?]: 1651, 1713, 1859. Inquisition 14

Spanish. Collection of legal documents concerning property confiscated by the inquisition; also later transaction involving same property.

Sanchez Garcia, Xp.al [Cristobal] "Yo Don Cristobal Sanc... Madrid: 1640. Inquisition 13

Spanish. Copy of testimony originally given in 1638 by Luis Sánchez García (father of Cristóbal Sánchez García), concerning a case dating back to 1525. Contains signature and wax seal.

Martinez de Zuñiga, Hernando Testimonio de Calificador d... [Valladolid]: 1671. Inquisition 16

Spanish. Testimony of Valladolid inquisition secretary Martinez de Zuñiga, supporting Francisco Sanz Maldonado's candidacy for the office of inquisitorial calificador. Sanz Martinez was a Jesuit and catedratico of Salamanca.

Aytona, Marquesa de [Aitona] "Senor mio. Con mucho ... Madrid: 1682. Inquisition 17

Spanish. Letter from the marquis to an inquisitor, thanking him for assistance in a legal case ("pleyto").

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Romeo y Anderaz, Juan Antonio; Antonio Ibañez de la Riva Herrera "Los adjuntos edictos,... [Barcelona?]: [1707?]. Inquisition 23

Spanish and Italian. Letters from an Aragonese noble to cardinal Vicenzo Grimani (with copies in both Spanish and Italian, dated 1707) reporting on alleged archiepiscopal and inquisitorial anti-Hapsburg activities. Archbishop Antonio Ibáñez de la Riva's edict denouncing anti-Bourbon rebels follows; both documents have been copied into a larger cartulary in a contemporary hand, foliated 344-350 and 352. Cf. INQ21, INQ22, INQ24, INQ297, INQ583 and INQ584.

Romeo y Anderaz, Juan Antonio "Se bene con lettera d... [Barcelona?]: [1707?]. Inquisition 22

Italian. Translated copy of a 1707 letter from an Aragonese noble to cardinal Vicenzo Grimani, reporting on alleged archiepiscopal and inquisitorial anti-Hapsburg activities. The document has been copied into a larger cartulary in a contemporary hand, foliated 353. Cf. INQ21, INQ23, INQ24, INQ297, INQ583 and INQ584.

Romeo y Anderaz, Juan Antonio "Aunque con Carta de 2... [Barcelona?]: [1707?]. Inquisition 21

Spanish. Copy of a 1707 letter from an Aragonese noble to cardinal Vicenzo Grimani, reporting on alleged archiepiscopal and inquisitorial anti-Hapsburg activities. The document has been copied into a larger cartulary in a contemporary hand, foliated 354-355. Cf. INQ22, INQ23 , INQ24, INQ297, INQ583 and INQ584.

"Nos los Inquisidores ... [Barcelona?]: [1707?]. Inquisition 24

Spanish. Copy of a 1706 decree from the Zaragoza inquisition commanding clerical obedience to the new Bourbon king Philip V, recognized as legitimate by pope Clement XI. The document has been copied into a larger cartulary in a contemporary hand, foliated 351. Cf. INQ22, INQ23, INQ294, INQ297, INQ583 and INQ 584.

Gonzalez de Arbulu, Manuel; Juan de Albirtegui "Manuel Gonzalez del A... Lima; Madrid: 1711; 1765. Inquisition 25

Spanish. Two related documents; the first acknowledges receipt of documents, some dating as far back as 1705, from Madrid naming various persons (including Antonio Maldonado) to offices in the Peruvian tribunal (1711). The second is a notice from Madrid naming Francisco Matienzo to an inquisitorial post in Lima; his blood purity (limpieza) is mentioned (1765). Both documents contain signatures and wax seals.

Fernandez[?] Castelao, Ysidro "Senor Don Juan Franci... Madrid: 1803. Inquisition 27

Spanish. Letter describing in great detail the construction of stage & seating arrangements for royal events in Madrid. These were constructed in the same manner as used for inquisitorial autos de fe; Marcolario was in charge of arrangements for the auto of 1781.

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Quiroga, Gasparis a [Gaspar de] Index et Catalogus Librorum... Madriti [Madrid]: 1583-1584. Inquisition 44

Spanish and Latin. Two volumes bound together. Some mispagination in second work. Second work contains alphabetical index at end, followed on last page by manuscript addition (dated 1600) of more books to be expurgated.

"Nos los Inquisidores ... [Llerena]: [1697?]. Inquisition 63

Spanish. Collection of texts in multiple hands. The first document is a copy of a 1697 edict issued at Llerena, reproducing earlier edicts forbidding conflicts (verbal and in writing) among religious orders. The bulk of the collection consists of extensive notes from Llerena on various inquisition cases heard ca. 1608, 1648, 1655, 1657, etc.

Titulo de familiar del sant... Valladolid: 1545. Inquisition 92

Spanish. Prepared certificate filled in by a second hand, naming Miguel de Salamanca a familiar of the inquisition. Contains later family tree on verso, showing Salamanca's linear descendants through 1670s. Contains signature of inquisitor Doctor Gonzales. Cf. INQ97.

Titulos de Familiar del San... Valladolid: 1559. Inquisition 93

Spanish. Document naming Juan de Torizes a familar of the inquisition. Contains text of earlier royal documents concerning appointment and privileges of familiares. Contains signatures.

Titulo de la familiaratura ... En el Castillo de Triana [Seville]: 1577. Inquisition 96

Spanish. Ornate certificate with hand-colored illustration at top, naming Hernando de Porto Carrera [Fernando de Puerto Carrero] a familiar of the inquisition. Contains signatures (Licenciado Paramo et al.) and wax seal. Document was certified the following day (on verso).

"Nos los Inquisidores ... En los Alcaçares Reales de Cordova [Cordoba]: 1602, 1606. Inquisition 98

Spanish. Ornate certificate with hand-colored border decoration, naming Garcia de la Fuente a comissary of the inquisition. Contains signatures; wax seal is missing. Certified four years later in another hand (at bottom).

"Nos los inquisidores.... Granada: 1615. Inquisition 101

Spanish. Extremely ornate certificate with full color and gold-leaf border illustrations, naming Gaspar Lopez de la Palma a familiar of the inquisition. Contains signatures and wax seal. Certified six days later in another hand (on verso).

"Nos los Inquisidores ... En el Castillo de Triana [Seville]: 1572. Inquisition 95

Spanish. Ornate certificate with hand-colored border illustrations, naming Francisco Martin Boça a familiar of the inquisition. Contains signatures (Licenciado Paramo et al.).

Cana, Joseph de la "Joseph de la Cana Cav... Inquisicion de Corte [Madrid]: 1700. Inquisition 109

Spanish. Document notes receipt of orders from inquisitor general (dated Madrid 1700) appointing Luis Maldonado, Order of Santiago, notary for the Valladolid inquisition. Contains signature of inquisitorial secretary Cana, wax seal.

"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.

Titulo de Familiar del Sant... En la Inquisicion de Sevilla y Real Castillo de Triana [Seville]: 1685. Inquisition 107

Spanish. Certificate naming Joseph Antonio de la Torre Carbonera a familiar of the inquisition. Contains signatures and wax seal.

Titulo de Notario del Secre... Madrid: 1700. Inquisition 108

Spanish. Contains signatures and wax seal.

Perez de Prado y Cuesta, Francisco "Nos Don Francisco Per... Madrid; La Jineta [Gineta]: 1747-1748. Inquisition 113

Spanish. Notice from inquisitor general Perez de Prado y Cuesta, confirming Pedro Martinez de Soria's tenure as Alguacil de la Santa Cruzada (a royal donation dating back to the 1630s). Certified in the following year at la Gineta, with wax seal (on verso); text partially cut off at bottom. Contains signature.

"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.

"... pocizion de don B... Marchena: 1779. Inquisition 114

Spanish. Fragment of a cartulary, contains copy of a 1779 document naming Joseph Romero Dias Cañete a familiar of the inquisition. Contains signature of Pablo Manuel de Simancas.

"Nos los inquisidores.... En los Alcazares Reales de Cordova [Cordoba]: 1744. Inquisition 112

Spanish. Ornate certificate with hand-colored decorative border, naming Francisco Calero Alexandre de Pedraxas a familiar of the inquisition. Contains signatures; inquisitorial wax seal has detached. Badly faded in parts. Certified later in the same month (on verso).

Titulo de Secretario del Se... Madrid: 1716-1717. Inquisition 111

Spanish. Certificate confirming the retirement of Luis Maldonado as secretary of the Valladolid inquisition with full pension and perquisites. Contains signatures, inquisitorial wax seal. Certified four months later (1717) before Antonio Llanes Campomanes (on verso).

"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).

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Relación de los méritos del... [Cuenca]: 1596; 1600; [?]. Inquisition 118

Spanish. Summary of 1594 trial, with secret evidence of numbered witnesses. Ana was condemned to death for Judaizing practices, with sentence commuted after reconciliation at a 1596 Auto de fe to confiscation of goods and perpetual prison. The document notes she was a good prisoner and recommends further commutation; a marginal note declares she was released in 1600. A later transcription of the document is included.

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Josef Nuenta Escalante, Jose Manuel Calderon et al Diligencias contra el Reo A... Santiago Compandaro [Cupandaro], Valladolid: 1798-1799. Inquisition 125

Spanish. Inquisitorial trial of Atanasio de la Cruz, Indian of Copándaro, near San Luis de Potosí (Mexico), for having made a pact with the devil. The trial began in Copándaro (1798), but was later moved to the episcopal seat of Valladolid [Mexico]. Multiple documents in multiple hands, with signatures of several inquisition officials. De la Cruz was absolved and released in July 1799.

Francisco Uraga " El señor Inquisidor ... Valladolid: 1796. Inquisition 124

Spanish. Denunciation of Fr. Josef, with testimony of colleagues concerning various improprieties at mass, as well as illicit use of chocolate, women and pornographic images. Single document with signatures Ramón Pérez and Isidorio Carranza as well as notary Francisco Uraga.

"Señor. El Arzovispo Y... Madrid: 1771. Inquisition 122

Spanish, Latin and Italian. Lengthy essay calling for an inquisitorial trial of disabled soldier Juan Rodríguez Bejarano, for bigamy. Several documents compiled in a single hand as a defense of inquisitorial jurisdiction in such matters; includes Latin and Italian citations of earlier cases, laws and scripture.

"Nos los Inquisidores ... Murcia: 1690. Inquisition 120

Spanish. Internal memo to the inquisition comisario for Aspe, Franscisco Cremades y Bernau, concerning affairs in Elche. Contains signatures.

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"Nos los Inquisidores ... Valencia: 1619. Inquisition 216

Spanish. Handwritten copy of an edict banning exessive reverence for the late Francisco Gerónimo Simon. Contains signature.

"Nos los Inquisidores ... En la Inquisicion de Murcia: 1689. Inquisition 267

Spanish. Internal letter to the inquisition comisario for Elche, Miguel Angel Botella, updating him on a legal case ("pleito ejecutivo"). Contains signatures.

"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.

"Nos los Inquisidores ... Cadiz; Sevilla [Seville]: [1776]. Inquisition 389

Spanish and Latin. Collection of 4 separate but related documents with texts for promulgation of an Edict of faith (Cádiz 1776) and pronouncement of anathema (both printed), and different types of abjuration and absolution formulas in cases of heresy (manuscript). Contains signatures and wax seals.

Real Decreto y Proclama de ... Cádiz; Madrid; [Arganda del Rey]: [1813]. Inquisition 410

Spanish. Collection of documents relating to the abolition of the inquisition, apparently dating to 1813 and purchased by a priest of Arganda named José Garcia Armesto. Included are 5 printed proclamations (some with signatures) from the regency Cortes on reform of religious life in Spain, including abolition of the inquisition while retaining punishments for heresy. Manuscript copies of instructions follow, with various signatures, explaining how measures are to be implemented in local parishes.

Silva, Gomez de et al "Haviendose representa... [Madrid?]: 1636; 1637. Inquisition 571

Spanish. Registered copy (paginated 153) of a letter to the Lima inquisition from the Suprema, urging establishment of a tribunal in Buenos Aires. Receipt acknowledged in Los Reyes [Lima] 31 May 1637, six months after it was sent.

"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.