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eBook Conversos and the Inquisition in Jaén. Hispania Judaica, v. 7
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Publisher:  Varda Books
Published:  2009
Language:  English
Pages:   295

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ISBN: 1-59045-944-X

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About the Book -- Conversos and the Inquisition in Jaén. Hispania Judaica, v. 7

Description of the fate of the Conversos in the Kingdom of Jaén at the hands of the Inquisition Tribunal which operated there for 43 years, from 1483 until 1526.

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New Page 6

Preface 9

Abbreviations 10


   The Sources 11

     Territory and Population of Jaen 12

Chapter One. From Jews to Conversos 15

   The Aljama and Conversos Neighborhoods 16

   The Conversos in the Years Preceding the Establishment of the Inquisition 18

Chapter Two. The Inquisition in Jaen 23

   Location 23

   The Jurisdiction of the Jaen Tribunal 25

   Inquisitors and Officials 26

   Rythm of Activities of the Tribunal 28

Chapter Three. The Inquisition at Work 31

   The Flight of Conversos 31

   The Legal Proceedings of the Inquisition 33

Chapter Four. Condemnations and Punishments 38

   Number of the Condemned 38

   The Loss of Public Dignities 39

   Confiscations of Property 41

   Financial Aspects of Confiscations and Penalties 45

   Abuses in Property Confiscations 47

   Restitution of Property 49

Chapter Five. Conversos and Inquisitors 50

   The Influence of Lucero in Jaen 50

   Effects of the General Congregation of 1508 53

   The Conversos and the Bishop of Jaen 53

Chapter Six. The Trials 55

   The Conversos of the Cofradia del Santisimo Sacramento 55

   The Family of Ruy Diaz on Trial 57

   The Vazquez Family 60

   The Lopez de Marruecos Family 61

   The Trial of Hernando de Alcaraz (1511-1512) 61

Chapter Seven. Professions and Economic Activities 65

   The City of Jaen 65

   Ubeda and Villanueva del Arzobisp 70

Conclusion 74

Documents 75

Appendices 243

   List of Professions of the Condemned in Jaen 243

   List of Professions of the Condemned in

   Ubeda and Villanueva del Arzobispo 245

   List of the Condemned in Ubeda according to the Accounts of Bachiller Robles 247

   Inquisitors and Officials of the Inquisition Tribunal of Jaen 249

Indices 255

   List of Documents 255

   Subjects 257

   Persons 260

   Places 278

Plates after 64


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