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Proceso de fe de Elena de Céspedes

"Process of Faith of Elena de Céspedes"

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Process of faith of Elena de Céspedes, alias Eleno de Céspedes, a native of Alama and resident in Ocaña (Toledo), slave and then free, trade weaver, tailor, hosier, soldier and surgeon, for dressing as a man and marrying María del Caño, native of Ciempozuelos (Madrid) and neighbor of Yepes (Toledo). Eleno was convicted of bigamy instead of the charges he originally faced.

Item Information:

Identifier
k930bx13w
Collection
Court Documents
Institution
Archivo Histórico Nacional, Archivos Estatales España
Creator(s)
Tribunal de la Inquisición de Toledo
Date Created
1587 to 1589
Genre
Legal Cases
Subject(s)
Elena de Céspedes
Eleno de Céspedes
Maria del Caño
Places
Madrid
Castille-La Mancha > Toledo
Castille-La Mancha > Toledo > Ocaña
Castille-La Mancha > Toledo > Yepes
Topic(s)
Alternative punishments
Courts
Crossdressing
Depositions
Gender expression
Law reports, digests, etc.
Sentencing
Soldiers
Surgeons
Resource Type
Manuscript
Language
English
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