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Teresa Rivas del Castillo y Rada

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Gender: F
Ethnic origin: Unknown

Biographical details

From Bogot√°, she married Jos√© Mar√≠a del Castillo y Rada. He was exiled by Morillo in 1816, sent to Panam√°. She was left in Bogot√°, impoverished and with royalists living in her house. Monsalve quotes Jos√© Caicedo Rojas: "Aunque mujer de esp√≠ritu y entusiasmo, y aun de √°nimo varonil, cuando la ocasi√≥n lo pedia, en su modo de ser parec√≠a no haber transpasado los lindes de su primera juventud, y conserv√≥ hasta edad avanzada la inocente alegria del ni√Īo que corre embelesado tras de una mariposa. Sus inclinaciones, sus gustos, sus placeres, todos en ella manifestaciones del candor de su alma pura, hecha para amar todo lo bello, todo lo amable, sin ficci√≥n sin doblez, sin darse cuenta ella misma de esas felices expansiones de su coraz√≥n. Pero todo ello realzado sobre un fondo de juicio y formalidad propios de su posici√≥n. ¬°C√≥mo supo esta se√Īora hacer un contraste tan singular!" (Monsalve, 155)

In August 1816 she and her family were exiled to Soacha (Tausa) by Morillo. She was probably held in the C√°rcel Chiquita beforehand. (Monsalve, 157, 159, 247)

She was decorated with a medal and diploma by the Peruvian government. (Monsalve, 301)

Life Events

Other 1816She and her family were exiled to Soacha in August 1816.

References

Monsalve, José D, (1926), Mujeres de la independencia

Monsalve, José D, (1926), Mujeres de la independencia


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