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"Reales Cedulas..." [incipit].

"Reales Cedulas..." [incipit]. Madrid; Toledo: 1804-1818. Inquisition 116

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Printed and manuscript. (2), (3), (2), (6), (1), (8) ff. [stamped paper]. 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.