C H I
11. Don Juan Zapata y Sandoval, native
of Mexico, of the order of St. Augustin ; he came
to Spain, was regent of the college of San Gabriel
de Valladolid, and elected bishop of Chiapa in
1612 ; then promoted to the archbishopric of Gua
temala in' 1622.
12. Don Bernardino de Salazar y Frias, native
of Burgos, canon of Jaen, .collegiate in the college
of San Antonio de Portaceli de Siguenza ; pre
sented to the bishopric in 1622 : he died in 1623.
13. Don Alonzo Munoz, dean of the holy church
of Mexico, professor of theology ; he died before
he was consecrated.
14. Don Agustin Ugarte de Saravia, elected in
1628 ; he was promoted in 1630 to the arch
bishopric of Guatemala.
15. Don Fray Marcos Ramirez de Prado, of the
order of St. Francis, native of Madrid ; he studied
in Salamanca arts and theology with great credit,
was guardian of the convent of Lucena, vice-com
missary general of the Indies, and guardian of the
convent of Granada, when he was elected bishop
of Chiapa in 1632 ; he entered its church in 1635,
and was promoted to that of Mechoacan in 1639.
16. Don Fray Christoval de Lazarraga, a monk
of the order of St. Bernard, native of Madrid, was
master and professor in Salamanca, abbot of the
monastery of that city, and qualificator of the in
quisition ; he was presented to the bishopric of
Chiapa in 1639, and promoted to that of Carta
gena of the Indies in 1641.
17. Don Fray Domingo de Villaescusa, a monk
of the order of St. Jerome, collegian in the col
lege of San Lorenzo el Real, prior of the monas
tery of Espeja, and of those of Parral de Segovia,
of San Geronimo de Guisando of Madrid, visitor
of the two Castillas, and general of his order ; was
presented to the bishopric of Chiapa in 1641, go
verned until 165 1 , when he was promoted to the
church of Y ucatan.
18. Don JFrqy Francisco Nunez de la Vega, a
monk of the order of St. Dominic.
19. Don Christoval Bernardo de Quiros, native
of Tordelaguna, canon of the churches of Are
quipa, Quito, and of Lima, pro visor and vicar
general of the archbishopric, and judge of the in
quisition ; he was elected in 1660, and was pro
moted to the archbishopric of Popayan in 1670.
20. Don Manuel Fernandez de Santa Cruz y
Sahagun, a native of Palencia in Castilla de
Cuenca, in the university of Salamanca, first canon
of Segovia, was elected in 1672, and before he ar
rived was promoted to Guadalaxara.
23. Don J uan Bautista Alvarez de Toledo, na-
tive of the town of San Salvador, in the province
of G uatemala, of the religious order of St. Francis,
professor in his religion, and prelate of many con
vents ; he was elected in 1708, and promoted to the
archbishopric of Guatemala in 1714. ,
25. Don Fray Joseph Cubero Ramirez de Arel
lano, a monk of the order of Nuestra Senora de la
Merced ; elected in 1734, governed 19 years, until
1753, when he died.
26. Don Fray Joseph Vidal de Montezuma, of
the order of Nuestra Senora de la Merced, a native
of Mexico ; elected in 1753, governed till 1767,
when he died.
27. Don Miguel de Cilieza y Velasco ;• elected
in the above year, governed until 1768, when he
28. Don Fray Lucas Ramirez, of the order of
St. Francis ; he was promoted to the archbishopric
of Santa Fe in 1769.
29. Don Fray Juan Manuel de Vargas y Ri
vera, a native of Lima, monk of the order of Nues
tra Senora de la Merced ; elected in the afore
said year of 1769, governed until 1774, when he
30. Don Antonio Caballero y Gongora, until
the following year of 1775, when he was promoted
to the church of Yucatan.
31. Don Francisco Polanco, until 1785, when
he died ; and,
32. Don Joseph Martinez Palomino Lopez de
Lerena, elected in 1786.
Chiapa, with the appellation of Mota, a settle
ment of the alcaldia mayor of Xilotepec in Nucva
Espana. It contains 960 families of Otomies In
dians, and is seven leagues to the n. w. of its ca
CHIAPANTONGO, a settlement and head
settlement of the district of the alcaldia mayor of
Xilotepec in Nueva Espana ; annexed to the
curacy of its capital, from whence it lies two
leaffues to the n. It contains 102 familes of In
Nobody has written a note for this page yet
Please sign in to write a note for this page