Women in the Inquisition : Spain and the New World

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  • Creator edited by Mary E. Giles
  • Format Books
  • Contributors
  • Publication Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, [1999] ©1999
  • Physical Details
    • ix, 402 pages ; 23 cm
  • ISBNs 080185931X, 9780801859311, 0801859328, 9780801859328
  • OCLC ocm38936534


  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 381-388) and index.


  • Mari Sánchez and Inés González: conflict and cooperation among crypto-Jews / Gretchen Starr-Lebeau -- Inés of Herrera del Duque: the prophetess of extremadura / Haim Beinart -- María López: a convicted judaizer from Castile / Renée Levine Melammed -- Francisca Hernández and the sexuality of religious dissent / Mary E. Giles -- María de Cazalla: the grievous price of victory / Angel Alcalá -- Francisca de los apóstoles: a visionary voice for reform in sixteenth-century Toledo / Gillian T.W. Ahlgren -- Y yo dije, "Sí senor": Ana Domenge and the Barcelona inquisition / Elizabeth Rhodes -- María de Jesús de Agreda: the sweetheart of the holy office / Clark Colahan -- Contested identities: the Morisca visionary, Beatriz de Robles / Mary Elizabeth Perry -- When bigamy is the charge: Gallegan women and the holy office / Allyson M. Poska -- "More sins than the Queen of England": Marina de San Miguel before the Mexican inquisition / Jacqueline Holler -- Blasphemy as resistance: an African slave woman before the Mexican inquisition / Kathryn Joy McKnight -- Rosa de Escalante's private party: popular female religiosity in colonial Mexico City / Linda A. Curcio-Nagy -- Testimony for canonization or proof of blasphemy?: the new Spanish inquisition and the hagiographic biography of Catarina de San Juan / Kathleen Myers
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