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

Finding aid prepared by John R. Nemmers

University of Florida Smathers Libraries - Special and Area Studies Collections
August 2004


Descriptive Summary

Creator: Philip II, King of Spain, 1527-1598
Title: Relacion de la orden y manera de proceder del Santo Officio... de la Inquisicion
Dates: 1700-1799?
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).
Extent: 0.01 Linear feet. 1 folder.
Identification: MS Group 112 1/1
Language(s): Spanish

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.


Access or Use Restrictions

Access

The collection is open for research.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Relacion de la orden y manera de proceder del Santo Officio... de la Inquisicion, Special and Area Studies Collections, George A. Smathers Libraries, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida.

Acquisition Information

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


Selected Subjects and Access Terms

Iglesia -- Historia -- Espana.
Inquisicion -- Espana.
Inquisition -- Spain -- History.
Spain -- Church history.



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