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Relacion de la orden y manera de proceder del Santo Officio... de la Inquisicion

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 0466

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.

Dates

  • 1700-1799?

Creator

Access

The collection is open for research.

Extent

0.01 Linear feet (1 folder)

Language of Materials

Spanish; Castilian

Abstract

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).

Physical Location

University of Florida Smathers Library Building

Acquisition Information

Purchased from A. Gerits and Son, Amsterdam, 2002.

Title
Relacion de la orden y manera de proceder del Santo Officio... de la Inquisicion
Status
Completed
Author
Finding aid prepared by John R. Nemmers
Date
August 2004
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Description is written in English.

Repository Details

Part of the Special and Area Studies Collections, George A. Smathers Libraries, University of Florida Repository

Contact:
George A. Smathers Libraries
PO Box 117005
Gainesville Florida 32611-7005 United States of America
352-273-2755