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Simancas

(sēmäng`käs), village, Valladolid prov., NW Spain, in Castile-León. The castle, an old fort rebuilt in the 15th cent., contains the Spanish national archives. Begun by Ferdinand V in Valladolid, the collection was transferred to Simancas in 1563 by Emperor Charles V and was much enriched by Philip II.
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Pursuant to the terms of the nomination agreement, ALFA nominated Jose de Jesus Valdez Simancas and Raul Millares while the O'Hara Group nominated Alejandro Betancourt and Orlando Alvarado.
The original of the map is held by the Archivo General de Simancas in Spain (Fig.
This explanation is convincing until we read the description of the masque sent to King Philip III of Spain by his ambassador the Conde de Villamediana, recently discovered in the Archivo General, Simancas, by Cano-Echevarria and Hutchings.
Responding to the alleged Venezuelan meddling, former president Ronald Venetiaan told reporters that, at that time, his administration had received disturbing reports regarding possible inappropriate behavior of Venezuela's ambassador Francisco Simancas.
Alem disso, encontramos no Archivo General de Simancas uma documentacao que, ao reconstruir parcialmente uma peleja entre Dona Maria de Menezes, viuva de Gaspar de Sousa, e o provedor-mor das Alfandegas do Reino, Luis das Pousas, indicou que sua filha, Antonia de Menezes, ao se casar com esse provedor, sem a sua autorizacao, frustrou expectativas familiares e comprometeu o uso dessa promessa.
The book's value lies more in his diligent work in archives in Valencia, Madrid and Simancas, and most of that, as in Perry's book, is extremely interesting.
According to Feros's list of abbreviations for archives and libraries (xv), "AGS CJH" refers to the Archivo General de Simancas and the Consejo y Juntas de Hacienda.
England and Spain Preserved in the Archives at Simancas, Vienna,
Alicia Espinoza, 66, and Jorge Cardenas, 19, both residents of Mazatlan, Mexico, died after being thrown from a Chevrolet Suburban driven by 41-year-old Maria Simancas, who apparently fell asleep at the wheel, said Officer John Lutz of the Highway Patrol.
An excellent first-hand account is the viciously ad hominem attack on Carranza by the influential jurist, Diego de Simancas, in his autobiography published in a transcription in 1905: "La vida y cosas notables del senor Obispo de Zamora don Diego de Simancas," in Autobiografias y memorias, ed.