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Earliest History[edit | edit source]

The oldest known parish records are found in Solsona, Spain and date from the year 1394. At least 37 parishes have records before 1500. Nearly one-third antedate the year 1600, and nearly one-half antedate the year 1650. Hispanic Family History: Research in the Best Records in the World by George Ryskamp

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Bibliography[edit | edit source]

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  • Callahan, William James. The Catholic Church in Spain, 1875-1998. Washington, D.C.: Catholic University of America Press, 2000.
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  • Kurtz, J. H., and John Macpherson. Church History. New York: Funk & Wagnalls, 1889.
  • Lea, Henry Charles. Chapters from the Religious History of Spain Connected with the Inquisition. New York: Burt Franklin, 1967.
  • Meyrick, Frederick. The Church in Spain. London: Wells Gardner, Darton & Co, 1892.
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  • Pérez, Joseph. The Spanish Inquisition: a history. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 2005.
  • Webster, Wentworth. Gleanings in Church History, Chiefly in Spain and France. London: Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge, 1903.