Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900

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Francisco López de Gómara
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Francisco López de Gómara, a priest from Soria, is always associated with Hernán Cortés and the Spanish chronicles about the conquest of Mexico. However, he was also deeply involved in affairs within Spain and Europe. Before being ordained priest, he travelled to Italy in 1529 as a page of one of the noblemen in the entourage Charles V at his coronation as Holy Roman Em…

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Ángel de Bunes, Miguel, “Francisco López de Gómara”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 21 November 2019 <>
First published online: 2015

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