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.
Cuesta, Ignacio "Hermano: Vuestra cass... S.l.n.a.: [1600s?]. Inquisition 1
Spanish. Notice of death penalty, addressed to an unnamed prisoner with final offer of reconciliation. Contains signature and wax seal.
Propositiones delatae ad Tr... S.l.n.a.: [1600s?]. Inquisition 8
Latin. Notes on orthodoxy of theological writings by Lucas Waddingus (d. 1657) and Marco Antonio Alós y Orraca (d. 1667).
"De mi el licenciado J... Toledo: 1574. Inquisition 6
Spanish. Printed certificate filled out by hand and signed by inquisitors, listing punishments for an excommunicate woman; contains further manuscript notes on verso. Damaged, illegible in parts.
5. Bta. Judicial por Don Juan de la Vega y Dávila Secretario del Secreto del Santo Oficio de la Ynquisición de Toledo y su Reino y su juez particular para la venta de los bienes de Manuel Rodríguez Diaz, portugués, vecino de Talavera, reconciliado por el dicho Santo Oficio, etc... de una viña y unas olivas etc.
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.
"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.
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.
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.
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.
16. Informacion en favor de Manuel de Faria i Sousa, Cavallero de la Orden de Christo, i de la Casa Real. Sobre la Acusacion que se hizo en el Tribunal del Santo Oficio de Lisboa, a los comentarios que docta, i judiciosa, i catolicamente escrivio a Las Luisiadas del doctissimo, i profundissimo, i solidissimo poeta Christiano Luis de Camoens, unico ornamento de la Academia Española en este genero de letras.
Faria y Sousa, Manuel de Informacion en favor de Man... S.l.n.a.: . Inquisition 135
"Sepan quantos esta ca... S.l. [Granada?]: 1567. Inquisition 204
Spanish. Printed form with blank spaces filled in by hand, detailing goods and properties seized by the inquisition, evaluated and subsequently sold to Juan Ximenez, an inquisition familiar. Relevant royal privileges are included. Contains signatures.
Martinez Marina, Francisco Defensa del Doctor Don Fran... Madrid: 1861. Inquisition 199
Spanish. First published 1818.
"Nos los Inquisidores ... En el Real Castillo de la Inquisicion de Cuenca: 1804. Inquisition 395
Spanish. Summary notice of suspended case against the alumbrada Isabel Herraiz, with orders for her supporters to cease their activities and turn in all writings on the subject.
"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.
La Sale de l'Inquisitio... S.l.n.a.: [1600s]. Inquisition 550
French. Appears to be an image cut from a copy of Charles Dellon's "Relation de L'Inquisition de Goa" or similar, depicting interrogation of a suspect by two inquisitors.
Libro delle sentenze... S.l. [Rome?]: [1634-1661]. Inquisition 586
Italian and Latin. Apparently a trial on demonic possession, involving a woman near Rome. Poor condition, hard to read in many sections.