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Survey of Mexican Inquisition Documents

Each line gives the date and place of the trial, the number of leaves in the trial record, the name of the accused, and the accusation.

Of the accused, 48 are men, 11 are women; 20 are members of the clergy (including one woman). Six are accused of practicing Judaism, one of Lutheranism, 28 of sexual offenses, and 13 of witchcraft or superstition.

Date

Place

No. of leaves

Name

Accusation

1593

Guadalajara

131

Miguel Redelic alias Miguel Alemán

suspicion of being a Lutheran

1594

Mexico City

698

Manuel de Lucena

practicing Judaism

1595

Mexico City

332

Leonor de Carvajal

practicing Judaism

1595

Mexico City

400

Isabel de Carvajal

heresy and practicing Judaism

1597

Mexico City

31

Blas de Magallares

not believing in the Holy Virgin

1606

Guatemala

26

Francisco Monterroso Negro

asserting that sexual intercourse with him was not a sin

1617

Mexico City

14

Lucas del Castillo

denounced himself for breaking an image of Saint Joseph

1621

Querétaro

69

Agustina Ruiz

claiming sexual intercourse with saints

623

Mexico City

36

Ana de San Ambrosio

revelations and clairvoyance

1646

Mexico City

18

Margarita Moreira

practicing Judaism

1647

Mexico City

6

Antonia Núñez

practicing Judaism

1651

Mexico City

82

Isabel de la Cruz Mejía

fraud, clairvoyance, and pact with the devil

1652

Puebla

133

Mario de Rivera

witchcraft

1685

Mexico City

100

Ana María de Morales del Río alias del Costado de Cristo

fraud, false sanctity, revelations, and apparitions

1694

Mexico City

10

Br. Miguel Alvarez

solicitation

1706

Mexico City

76

Fray Francisco Rodríguez alias Martín de Bescanza

taking the habit of a lay brother of St. Francis in Guatemala while married

1712

Mexico City

20

María Ortiz Espejo

superstition

1713

Sinaloa

6

Ignacio de Soto

seeking sexual intercourse with a woman by telling her God had ordered it

1728

Mexico City

28

Fray Tomás de Molina

saying mass and giving penance without being a pries

1728

Mexico City

20 (not bound)

Dr. Juan de Palafox (?)

disobedience of nuns of the Convent of Balnavera

1733

Mexico City

24

Fray Miguel Saijas

being married and a cleric

1743/1756 ?

Mexico City

14

Vicente de Olasagástegui

bigamy

1750

Mexico City

20

Tomás de Sandoval

solicitation

1757

Mexico City

31

Valentín Martínez de Arizaga

bigamy

1758

Mexico City

10

Vicente Urtado alias José Vicente Candelaria

bigamy

1767

Mexico City

6

Tomás Peña

fraud, superstition, and unlicensed practice of medicine

1770

Mexico City

70

Ignacia Gerundio de Ochoa

witchcraft, abuse of the sacraments, and superstition

1771

Mexico City

128

Toribio Bastarrachea

officiating in the marriage of two dogs

1771

Mexico City

19

Padre Fray Domingo Mauriño

solicitation in the confessional

1774

Mexico City

12

Fray Pedro Revuelta

solicitation

1774

Cosamaluapan

62

Bernardo Ortega

superstitious practices

1775

Pachuca

96

Manuel Arroyo

counseling that sucking semen from men was not a sin

1775

Mexico City

8

Vicente Avita y Rojas alias Enríquez del Castillo o Gallard

bigamy

1778

Veracruz

72

file titled "Entretenimiento de España," a satirical paper critical of crown and religious authority

1779

Mexico City

14

Manuel de la Presentación

solicitation

1781

Mexico City

10

Luis Francisco Valdivieso

superstition

1783

Oaxaca

68

José Bravo

solicitation

1785

Mexico City

10

Fray Ignacio Carvajal

solicitation

1785

Mexico City

26

Pablo Francisco Raymondi

solicitation

1789

Antigua, Guatemala

54 (missing first page)

Rafael Crijanto Gil Rodríguez

practicing Judaism

1789

Mexico City

31

Fray Antonio Gamboa

solicitation

1791

Puebla

42

Br. Miguel Sánchez

solicitation

1792

Querétaro

23

Fray Juan de Ortega

solicitation in the confessional

1793

Puebla

130 ?

José Manjarres

superstition

1793

Mexico City

48

Fray Antonio Gamboa

solicitation

1793

Mexico City

23

Fray Joaquín García

solicitation in the confessional

1793

Puebla

30

Padre Diego Gregorio Alerci y Chávez
alias José el niño Jesús

solicitation

1793

Tlalmanalco

35

Fernando Fernández alias José Polanco

superstition

1796

Zacatecas

33

Fray Manuel Pedrajo

solicitation in the confessional

1797

Mexico City

9

Madre María Micaela

hipocracy, false visions, revelations, and miracles

1797

Zacatecas

105

Fray Venancio Silva y Noroña

solicitation

1798

Tlalmanalco

12

Ignacio Guiriñola

superstition

1801

N.P.

131

José María de Lanza

breach of promise

1802

Mexico City

155 (in 2 pieces)

Fray Nicolás de Lara

solicitation

1803

Mexico City

46

Jose María Estévez y Rabanillo

revelations and visions

1805

Mexico City

40

Fray Francisco Pasadilla

solicitation

1808

Mérida de Yucatán

14

Fray José Almeida

solicitation

1810

Mexico City

20

file of evidence regarding a Proclamation of Joseph Bonaparte, king of Spain

1811

Mexico City

84

file of evidence of proclamations and manifestos of insurrection

1811

Mexico City

10

Br. José Ignacio Romero

solicitation in the confessional

1815

Mexico City

58

Juan Atondo Sánchez

abandoned vows, married, and aided insurgents

1817

Mexico City

22

Manuel Vélez de las Cuevas

solicitation


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