Juan de Torquemada

(c. 1562—1624)

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Franciscan friar and historian. Torquemada's chief legacy to Mexican studies is his Monarquía indiana (1609–1613), an invaluable documentary source on pre-Conquest and early Colonial-period Mexico. In composing it, Torquemada ...

Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700) — History of the Americas.

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