Document ReferenceBu 45/172
TitleLetter from Sir A. Buchanan, Madrid, Spain, to Lord John Russell [later 1st Earl Russell], Foreign Office, London; 10 Dec 1860.
Date10 December 1860
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionDiscusses the arrest of several Spanish subjects for disseminating Protestant opinions; they are due to be put on trial; the Protestant Alliance are willing to provide them with money to pay a counsel for their defence; he has endeavoured to find them a lawyer; the persons accused will be recommended to the clemency of the Queen [Isabel]; he has pointed out to a Spanish Minister and the Nuncio that this incident is bound to damage Spain's international reputation; comments on the strong anti-heresy feeling in Spain.
Termreligions, Protestant
religions, Roman Catholic
religious affairs, heresy
occupations and professions, lawyer
religious affairs, intolerance

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA6259Isabella II (1830-1904); Queen of Spain; ( reigned 1833-1868)1830-1904
NA6441Mark; William P. (fl 1860); Mr; British Consul Malagafl 1860
NA136Buchanan; Andrew (1807-1882); 1st Baronet; diplomat1807-1882
NA139Russell; John (1792-1878); 1st Earl Russell1792-1878
PL1926/Papal States
PL5693/Philippine Islands
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