Pedro Moya de Contreras, by Poole, Stafford
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- ISBN: 9780806141718 | 0806141719
- Cover: Paperback
- Copyright: 3/15/2011
For a brief few years in the sixteenth century, Pedro Moya de Contreras was the most powerful man in the New World. A church official and loyal royalist, he came to Mexico in 1571 to establish the Inquisition and later became archbishop and viceroy for the region. This new edition of Stafford Pooles definitive portrait of Moya de Contreras, first published in 1971, now offers an expanded understanding of this enigmatic figures influence on the development of New Spain.