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CHILE.

[ing valiantly in a battle against the Araucanos, and
killed.

2. Don Garcia Hurtado de Mendoza, son of the
Marquis de Cahete, who was viceroy in Peru ;
immediately that he received new's of the death of
Valdivia, lie nominated him as his successor, and
he returned to Peru as soon as he had seen him
confirmed in the government, and his title sanc-
tioned by the king.

3. Francisco de Villagra, a noble captain, who,
in pursuing his conquests, was also killed by the
Indians in battle ; provisionally succeeded by his
uncle, until a governor w'as appointed by the king.

4. The Adelantado Rodrigo de Quiroga, who
governed peaceably until his death, leaving the
government to the charge of his father-in-law.

5. The Brigadier Martin Ruiz de Gamboa, until
he was nominated by tlie king.

G. The Doctor Melchor Bravo de Saravia, with
the title of first president, until his death.

7. Don Alonso de Sotomayor, Marquis deVilla-
hermosa, appointed in the year 1584 : having ma-
nifested his valour, talent, and address, in the go-
vernment, which he held with much credit, and
with great advantage, against the Indians, until
the year 1592, when arrived,

8. Don Martin Garcia Onez y Loyola, knight
of the order of Calatrava ; w'as killed by the In-
dians succouring the fortof Puren, which was be-
sieged in the year 1599.

9. The Licentiate Pedro de Vizcarra, who ex-
ercised the employ of lieutenant-general of the
kingdom ; he was appointed to it when the
former was killed, until the viceroyalty of Peru
was given to,

10. The Captain Francisco de Quinones, who
employed himself in restraining the Araucanos
from their rebellion, until his death ; afterwards
was nominated for the viceroyalty of Peru.

11. Captain Alonzo Garcia Remon, an officer
of much credit, and skilled in the country and the
war with the Indians ; being colonel of foot of
Don Alonzo Sotomayor, began to govern, ap-
pointed by the viceroy of Lima, until arrived,
sanctioned and duly elected by the king,

12. Don Alonso de la Rivera, Avho was serving
in Flanders, and was sent to Chile, where, having
married contrary to the prohibition of his Majesty,
he was deprived of his office, and in his place was
appointed,

13. The aforesaid Don Alonso Garcia Remon,
whose speedy death did not suffer him long to
reign, and he was succeeded by,

14. The Doctor Don Luis Merlo de la Fuente,
chief auditor of the royal audience, who, through

VOL, I.

the death of his antecessor, governed also but a
short time before the arrival of,

15. Don Juan de Xaraquemada, native of (ka-
naria, who was in Lima covered with honours ac-
quired in the Avar of Chile, when he was nomi-
nated governor by the viceroy of Peru, Marquis
de Montes Claros.

16. Don Alonso de la Rivera again, being at
that time governor of Tucuman ; he Avas sepa-
rated from this government, and Avas sent by the
king, at the instance of the missionaries, to re-
duce that kingdom by the experience he possessed,
and gave proofs of his great ability in peace and
Avar until his death.

17. The Licentiate Fernando Talaverano, most
ancient oidor of the audience, Avas charged wath
the government through this quality, and by the
particular recommendation of his antecessor, un-
til the viceroy of Peru, Prince of Esquilache, re-
gularly appointed,

18. Don Lope de Ulloa, ayIio, in the exercise of
this office, Avas confirmed in it by his Majesty un-
til his death, when the government was taken

up by,

19. Don ChristoA'al de la Cerda Sotomayor, na-
tive of Mexico, chief auditor of the real audencia,
whom, notAvithstanding his excellent qualities, and
the celebrity of his government, the viceroy of
Peru soon set aside, in favour of,

20. Don Pedro Sorez de Ulloa y Lemos, knight
of the order of Alcantara, Avho in a short time
Avas confirmed in the government by the king, ex-
ercising it until his death, and leaving it to the
care of his brother-in-laAV,

21. Don Francisco de Alva y Noruena, Avho
held it a short time, from the viceroy Jiaving, ac-
cording to custom, nominated a successor; and
this Avas,

22. Don Luis Fernandez de Cordoba y Arce,
Senor del Carpio, Veinte y Quatro de Cordoba,
who, although he was not confirmed by the king,
maintained it some years, in consideration of the
judgment and skill he manifested, until, in the
year 1633, he Avas supplanted by,

23. Don Francisco Laso de la Vega, knight of
the order of Santiago, a man of high endowments
and splendid fortunes in the Avar of the Indians ;
he finished his reign, delivering it to his suc-
cessor,

24. Don Francisco de Zuniga, Marquis de Bay-
des. Count del Pedroso, entered into the posses-
sion of the government in the year 1640 ; it Avas
he who established and secured the peace Avith the
Indians by means of the missionaries of the so-
ciety of the Jesuits ; with which glory he


Translation

2 Don Garda Hurtado, de Mendoza, hijo del Marques de Cañete, que se hallaba de Vi rey en el Perú: luego que tuvo la noticia de la muerte de Valdivia lo nombró por Gobernador, y se volvió al Pera después de un acertado gobierno guando llegó nombrado por el Rey el sucesor
3 Francisco de Villagra, insigne Capitán, que siguiendo las conquistas fue muerto también por los Indios en una batalla, dexando nombrado interinamente a su tio hasta que llego el propietario por el Rey
4 El Adelantado Rodrigo de Quiroga, que gobernó pacíficamente hasta su muerte, dexando encargado el Gobierno a su suegro
5 El Mariscal Martin Ruiz de Gamboa, hasta que llegó nombrado por el Rey
6 El Doctor Melchor Bravo de Sarávia, con título de primer Presidente hasta su muerte.
7 Don Alonso de Sotomayor, Marques de Villa-Hermosa, nombrado el año de 1584; habiendo acreditado su valor, talento y conducta en aquel Gobierno, que exerció con sumo crédito y acierto, con grandes ventajas contra los Indios r hasta el año de 1592 que llegó
8 Don Martin García Oñez y Loyola t Caballero del Orden de Calatrava; fue muerto por los Indios socorriendo el Fuerte de Puren, que tenían sitiado el año de 1599.
9. El Licenciado Pedro de Vízcarra, que exercia el empleo de Teniente General del Reyno; fue nombrado para él quando mataron al anterior, hasta que nombró el Virey del Perú a
10 El Capitán Francisco de Quiñones, que se empleó en contener a los; Araucanos,_ después de su rebelión hasta su muerte, y llegó nombrado por el Virey del Perú
1 1 El Capitán Alonso García Remon, Oficial de mucho crédito y conocimiento del Pais y guerra de los Indios; siendo Maestre de Campo de Don Alonso Sotomayor entró a gobernar nombrado por el Virey de Lima, hasta que llegó el propietario nombrado por el Rey
12 Don Alonso de la Rivera, que se hallaba sirviendo en;Flandes, y fué. enviado a Chile, donde habiéndose casado contra la prohibición de S. M. lo privó del empleo, nombrando para sucederle a
13 El ya referido Don Alonso Garcia Remon, que exerció muy poco tiempo el Gobierno por haber muerto, y entró
14 El Doctor Don Luis Merlo de la Fuente, Oidor Decano de la Real Audiencia, que por muerte de su antecesor gobernó también muy poco, hasta que llegó
15 Don Juan de Xaraquemada, natural de Canaria, que se hallaba en Lima lleno de méritos contraidos en la guerra de Chile, quando fue nomhrado Gobernador por el Virey del Perú, Marques de MonteClaros,
16 Don Alonso de la Rivera segunda vez, que se hallaba de Gobernador del Tucumán desde que se le separó de éste, y fue nombrado por el Rey a instancia de los Misioneros para reducir aquel Reyno, por el conocimiento que tenia, y verificó la experiencia en sus muchos aciertos de paz y guerra, hasta, que murió.
17 El Licenciado Fernando Talaverano, Oidor mas antiguo de la Audiencia; quedó encargado del Gobierno por esta calidad, y por particular nombramiento de su antecesor, hasta que con la noticia nombró el Virey del Perú, Príncipe de Esquilache a
18 Don Lope de Ulloa, que hallándose excrciendo este empleo fue confirmado por S M. hasta su muerte, que entró a gobernar
19 Don Christoval de la Cerda Sotomayor, natural de México, Oidor Decano de la Real Audiencia, que a pesar de sus excelentes qualidades y aplauso de su Gobierno duró poco por haber nombrado el Virey del Perú a
20 Don Pedro Sorez de Ulloa y Lemos, Caballero del Orden de Alcántara, que a poco tiempo fue confirmado en el Gobierno por el Rey, exerciéndole hasta su muerte, que lo dexó encargado a su cuñado
21 Don Francisco de Alva y Norueña, que lo obtuvo poco tiempo por haber nombrado el Virey segun costumbre á,
22 Don Luis Fernandez de Córdoba y Arce, Señor del Carpió, Veinte y Quatro de Córdoba, que aunque no tuvo confirmación por el Rey, le mantuvo algunos años en consideración al acierto con que gobernaba el Reyno, hasta que liego el año de 1633
23 Don Francisco Laso de la Vega, Caballero del Orden de Santiago, hombre de suma inteligencia y for T tuna en la guerra de los Indios, en que lleno de laureles acabó su Gobierno y le entregó al sucesor
24 Don Francisco de Zuñiga, Marques de Baydes, Conde del Pedroso; entró en la posesión de su Gobierno el año de 1640, y fue el que estableció y aseguró la paz con los Indios por medio de los Misioneros de la extinguida Compañía, con cuya gloria

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CHILE.

[ing valiantly in a battle against the Araucanos, and
killed.

2. Don Garcia Hurtado de Mendoza, son of the
Marquis de Cahete, who was viceroy in Peru ;
immediately that he received new's of the death of
Valdivia, lie nominated him as his successor, and
he returned to Peru as soon as he had seen him
confirmed in the government, and his title sanc-
tioned by the king.

3. Francisco de Villagra, a noble captain, who,
in pursuing his conquests, was also killed by the
Indians in battle ; provisionally succeeded by his
uncle, until a governor w'as appointed by the king.

4. The Adelantado Rodrigo de Quiroga, who
governed peaceably until his death, leaving the
government to the charge of his father-in-law.

5. The Brigadier Martin Ruiz de Gamboa, until
he was nominated by tlie king.

G. The Doctor Melchor Bravo de Saravia, with
the title of first president, until his death.

7. Don Alonso de Sotomayor, Marquis deVilla-
hermosa, appointed in the year 1584 : having ma-
nifested his valour, talent, and address, in the go-
vernment, which he held with much credit, and
with great advantage, against the Indians, until
the year 1592, when arrived,

8. Don Martin Garcia Onez y Loyola, knight
of the order of Calatrava ; w'as killed by the In-
dians succouring the fortof Puren, which was be-
sieged in the year 1599.

9. The Licentiate Pedro de Vizcarra, who ex-
ercised the employ of lieutenant-general of the
kingdom ; he was appointed to it when the
former was killed, until the viceroyalty of Peru
was given to,

10. The Captain Francisco de Quinones, who
employed himself in restraining the Araucanos
from their rebellion, until his death ; afterwards
was nominated for the viceroyalty of Peru.

11. Captain Alonzo Garcia Remon, an officer
of much credit, and skilled in the country and the
war with the Indians ; being colonel of foot of
Don Alonzo Sotomayor, began to govern, ap-
pointed by the viceroy of Lima, until arrived,
sanctioned and duly elected by the king,

12. Don Alonso de la Rivera, Avho was serving
in Flanders, and was sent to Chile, where, having
married contrary to the prohibition of his Majesty,
he was deprived of his office, and in his place was
appointed,

13. The aforesaid Don Alonso Garcia Remon,
whose speedy death did not suffer him long to
reign, and he was succeeded by,

14. The Doctor Don Luis Merlo de la Fuente,
chief auditor of the royal audience, who, through

VOL, I.

the death of his antecessor, governed also but a
short time before the arrival of,

15. Don Juan de Xaraquemada, native of (ka-
naria, who was in Lima covered with honours ac-
quired in the Avar of Chile, when he was nomi-
nated governor by the viceroy of Peru, Marquis
de Montes Claros.

16. Don Alonso de la Rivera again, being at
that time governor of Tucuman ; he Avas sepa-
rated from this government, and Avas sent by the
king, at the instance of the missionaries, to re-
duce that kingdom by the experience he possessed,
and gave proofs of his great ability in peace and
Avar until his death.

17. The Licentiate Fernando Talaverano, most
ancient oidor of the audience, Avas charged wath
the government through this quality, and by the
particular recommendation of his antecessor, un-
til the viceroy of Peru, Prince of Esquilache, re-
gularly appointed,

18. Don Lope de Ulloa, ayIio, in the exercise of
this office, Avas confirmed in it by his Majesty un-
til his death, when the government was taken

up by,

19. Don ChristoA'al de la Cerda Sotomayor, na-
tive of Mexico, chief auditor of the real audencia,
whom, notAvithstanding his excellent qualities, and
the celebrity of his government, the viceroy of
Peru soon set aside, in favour of,

20. Don Pedro Sorez de Ulloa y Lemos, knight
of the order of Alcantara, Avho in a short time
Avas confirmed in the government by the king, ex-
ercising it until his death, and leaving it to the
care of his brother-in-laAV,

21. Don Francisco de Alva y Noruena, Avho
held it a short time, from the viceroy Jiaving, ac-
cording to custom, nominated a successor; and
this Avas,

22. Don Luis Fernandez de Cordoba y Arce,
Senor del Carpio, Veinte y Quatro de Cordoba,
who, although he was not confirmed by the king,
maintained it some years, in consideration of the
judgment and skill he manifested, until, in the
year 1633, he Avas supplanted by,

23. Don Francisco Laso de la Vega, knight of
the order of Santiago, a man of high endowments
and splendid fortunes in the Avar of the Indians ;
he finished his reign, delivering it to his suc-
cessor,

24. Don Francisco de Zuniga, Marquis de Bay-
des. Count del Pedroso, entered into the posses-
sion of the government in the year 1640 ; it Avas
he who established and secured the peace Avith the
Indians by means of the missionaries of the so-
ciety of the Jesuits ; with which glory he


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