Relacion de la orden y manera de proceder del Santo Officio... de la Inquisicion
Scope and Content
Manuscript copy of a 1559 relacion by Philip II ("Regnante en Espana Philippo 2") and Pope Paul IV ("Presidente en la yglesia Paulo 4") relating the procedures to be followed by the Holy Office of the Inquisition (Santo Officio) in the districts of Spain, Portugal, Mexico, Italy, etc. The document lists the salaries to be paid the Inquisitioners (Inquisidores) and the members of their staff according to their positions. It includes a detailed description of the rooms in which the questioning and sentencing of individuals was to take place, complete with drawings of the cross and shields that were to adorn each door. The manner in which confessed sinners were to be punished is explained in great detail. This copy of the original relacion was probably created in the mid-18th century.
- Philip II, King of Spain, 1527-1598. (Person)
The collection is open for research.
0.01 Linear feet (1 folder)
Language of Materials
Manuscript copy of a 1559 relacion by Philip II of Spain and Pope Paul IV relating the procedures to be followed by the Holy Office of the Inquisition (Santo Officio).
University of Florida Smathers Library Building
Purchased from A. Gerits and Son, Amsterdam, 2002.
- Relacion de la orden y manera de proceder del Santo Officio... de la Inquisicion
- Finding aid prepared by John R. Nemmers
- August 2004
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- Description is written in English.
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