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"... 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.

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.