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Ana de Aramburu

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Gender: F
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A Mexican beata from a humble background who went into trances, levitated, and bled from wounds that matched those of the crucified Christ. She was given the protection of priests in Puebla, Toluca and Mexico City. She was tried by the inquisition in 1801, accused of being in league with the devil after casting doubt on the Virgin Mary's virginity and suggesting that women should worship God directly rather than through priests. She was also tried for "sexual perversions with other beatas". She was imprisoned and found to be suffering from venereal disease. (Socolow, 108)

Life Events

Other 1801She was accused by the Inquisition of being in league with the devil.


Socolow, Susan Migden, (1999), The Women of Colonial Latin America


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