Processo contra Goncalo Perez Ferro, natural de la Villa de Villaflor en el arcobispado de Braga en Portogal, vezino de Mexico; [manuscript]. - Colenda Digital Repository
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Processo contra Goncalo Perez Ferro, natural de la Villa de Villaflor en el arcobispado de Braga en Portogal, vezino de Mexico; [manuscript].

Title:
Processo contra Goncalo Perez Ferro, natural de la Villa de Villaflor en el arcobispado de Braga en Portogal, vezino de Mexico [manuscript].
Abstract:
File of documents related to the arrest and trial of Goncalo Perez Ferro by the Mexican Inquisition for a relapse into Judaism, later bound into a single volume. The documents include the order for his arrest, testimony against him, his confession, his testimony before various judges against 24 other Jews, and a record of the light punishment that he received after showing repentance. His signature appears many times on the documents (f. 74v-155v), some of which are in his hand.
Coverage:
Mexico
Date:
1597-1602
Description:
Presented to the Penn Libraries by Arnold and Deanne Kaplan.
Format:
157 leaves : paper; 317 x 218 mm. bound to 325 x 230 mm.
Identifier:
(OCoLC)ocn890327367(OCoLC)890327367(PU)5018892-penndb-Voyager
Language:
Spanish.
Provenance:
Probably part of the Inquisitorial archives given to Vicente Riva Palacio in payment of a debt by the State of Mexico, in the second half of the 19th century; probably given by Riva Palacio to an unknown friend in the 1880s before he sold most of the collection back to the State before his death in 1896 (Javier Castaño).; Offered for sale at auction at Swann Galleries, 18 November 2008, part of lot 286.; Sold by Alfred Eidlisz (Brooklyn, New York), 2011.
Publisher:
[Mexico City], 1597-1602.
Subject:
Inquisition -- Mexico -- Early works to 1800.; Jews -- Mexico -- Early works to 1800.; Codices.; Legal documents.; Manuscripts, Spanish; 16th century.; Manuscripts, Renaissance.
Type:
Manuscript
Personal Name:
Perez Ferro, Goncalo.; Riva Palacio, Vicente,; Kaplan, Arnold,; Kaplan, Deanne,
Corporate Name:
Tribunal de la Inquisición en México.
Call Number:
MS 56, Codex 001.1
Collection:
Arnold and Deanne Kaplan Collection of Early American Judaica (University of Pennsylvania)