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.
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).
"Nos los Inquisidores Apost... [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.
Pedro Alexandro de Texeda e.... "Denuncia que hace el Dr. d... 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.
"Señor. El Arzovispo Ynquis... 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.
Joachim de Bocanegra, Anton.... "Senor: Con grave labor mio... 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.
Francisco Uraga. " El señor Inquisidor Fisca... 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.
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.
Josef Nuenta Escalante, Jos.... Diligencias contra el Reo A... Santiago Compandaro [Cupand...: 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.
"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).