Zapata, Alonso

Active 1547

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Person Born Died Gender Person ID
Alonso Zapata Granada M P0453

Instrument(s) Professional group Social status Social sphere Why is the person listed?
vihuela de mano Cleric Ecclesiastical Court - royal

Years active Place active Century Region
1547 Valladolid 16cent/2/mid Castilla
Biographical information

In the 1547 inventory of his deceased estate he is described as a “capellan de sus magestades”, a chaplain of their Majesties. Rojo cites him also as Abbott of the Monastery of Sna Barrandé.
He dictated his will in July 1547 in the Monasterio de la Victoria.

His possessions include various books and a vihuela. His possessions demonstrate that he was in a good economic situation and lived comfotably.
AHPV, Prot, caja 119, fol 571 ff

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Source documents
Date Document
1547.07.11 Alonso Zapata, inventory

Ref Author Item Pages
schöner1999 Schöner, Oliver. Die Vihuela de mano im Spanien des 16. Jahrhunderts. Europäsiche Hochschulenschriften, vol 198. Frankfurt am Main: Peter Lang, 1999. 102