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Certificate, Comisario de Quadrillero given in favor of D. Antonio Benito, citizen of Segovia
Part of: V. Familiars and Officials
Rare Books & Special Collections, Hesburgh Libraries
Collection of printed and manuscript documents regarding Antonio Benito and his status in the inquisition's Santa Hermandad confraternity. The Hermandad's centuries-old role in the suppression of gypsies and bandits noted, along with more recent struggles against the French invaders. Benito's qualities and blood purity (limpieza) are noted, for which he is named comisario quadrillero of the Hermandad. Contains signatures and wax seal.