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Processo del Santo Officio:... S.l. [Mexico?]: 1538. Inquisition 117

Spanish. Trial notes of secretary Diego de Mayorca, with signature of inquisitor bishop Fray Juan de Zumárraga of Mexico.

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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.

Pedro Alexandro de Texeda et al "Denuncia que hace el ... Mexico: 1766-1767. Inquisition 121

Spanish. Case brought against Joseph López, of the Order of St. Francis, by Pedro Alexandro Texeda, agent of the Holy Office, for a sermon given by the accused in 1766. Contains the complaint and accusation of Pedro Alexandro, with his signature. Various other related signed letters and documents in several hands, including some by fr. Joseph López. The Franciscan was vigorously defended by his Order, and the accusor was relieved of his duties.

Joachim de Bocanegra, Antonio Bernardo de Guiros et al "Senor: Con grave labo... San Luis de Potosí: 1774-1776. Inquisition 123

Spanish. Inquisitorial trial concerning alleged witchcraft, with resulting illness and possible possession, by a woman named "San Juana" and her daughter Viviana. Denunciations by Maria de los Santos Tobar and others; the accused do not seem to have been found or interrogated. Testimony describes rural society and beliefs in the region of Potosí (Mexico), including expert opinion of a doctor confirming likely use of sorcery. Case dismissed for lack of evidence in 1776.

Lope de Izquierdo et al Proceso contra Gaspar de lo... Mexico; Queretano; Vera Cruz: 1620-1622. Inquisition 119

Spanish. Trial of Gaspar de los Reyes, a Portuguese muleteer resident at San Luis de Potosí in Mexico, along with his mestiza companion Catelina de Parraga (de la Parra) for iconoclasm. Very extensive, with many witnesses and signature of officials including inquisition commissary fr. Lope Izquierdo; Gaspar de los Reyes' signature also appears. His punishment included banishment to Castile; she received 200 lashes and both were tortured.

"Nos los Inquisidores ... En la Inquisicion de México, y Sala de nuestra Audiencia: 1810. Inquisition 402

Spanish. Public notice of sentence against Mexican priest and rebel leader Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla, signed by inquisitors.