American Jewish Historical Quarterly Volume 4

American Jewish Historical Quarterly Volume 4

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1896 edition. Excerpt: ...with Luis del Marmol Carvajal mentioned by Puigblanch 'IT It would be interesting to discover in the archives of Mexico the full account of the expose of this distinguished man, who held a responsible public trust, but who as a secret Jew remained true to his faith and his family, both of which he shielded at any risk.I Especially important are the data and facts recorded in the MS material preserved in the British Museum, notably in the so-called Documentos I-Iistoricos de Mexico, which contain among other papers an authentic account of a convention of priests--a general council--wherein Emperor Charles V, King of Spain, and representatives of the clergy of Mexico, Guatemala and Oaxaca participated. The date of this congress is given as November, 1537. Soon afterwards, a smaller meeting of divines was held in the " city of Thenuxtillan Mexico of New Spain." The first Bishop of Mexico, Don Fray Juan de Zumarraga, with several of his colleagues, was present. The result of their proceedings was dispatched to the Emperor under date of April 17, 1539. Many of the persons mentioned here and in Appendix I, figure prominently in the " Trial of Jorge de Almeida by the Inquisition in Mexico," printed in this Publication, by Dr. Adler. See La Inquisicion sin Mascara, etc., Mexico, 1824, p. 108. Dr. Adler discusses his identity, p. 60, note, in this Publication. See also Helps' Spanish Oonquest of America, vol. IV, Index, s. c. Caravajal and Carvajal. 10ther matters in connection with the Mexican Inquisition will be found in Fr. Juan de 'I'orquemada's Monarchia indiana, esp. lib. xix, cap. xxix, and Fragmento de dicha relacion reimpreao en el Diano de Mezico do 6 de Abril do 1807. Another...show more

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  • Paperback | 82 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 4mm | 163g
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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236877314
  • 9781236877314