Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900

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Jaime Bleda
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Date of Birth: 14 August 1552

Place of Birth: Algemesi, Valencia

Date of Death: 3 December 1622

Place of Death: Valencia


Jaime Bleda was undoubtedly the most virulent advocate of the expulsion of the Moriscos from Spain. He devoted more than 20 years of his life to this cause, and his violent diatribes against the Moriscos, his militant stance and his strong tendency to justify himself, mak…

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Poutrin, Isabelle, “Jaime Bleda”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 24 January 2020 <>

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