Lost diary of tortured Mexican ‘converso’ features in early-American Jewish exhibit

Publisher: 
Times of Israel
Date: 
December 18, 2016
In the closing years of the 16th century, as the Holy Inquisition reached across the ocean to Spanish and Portuguese territories, Luis de Carvajal the Younger was put on trial by the Mexican Inquisition, suspected of being a Jew. The Spanish-born de Carvajal (1567–1596) was from a family of “converso” Jews who had converted to Catholicism. He was living in Mexico, where his uncle served as the governor of Leon. Read more…
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