INDEX
Abancay, 47, 52, 119
abogados. See advocates
Acosta, José de, 8
adoption, 109–10
advocates, 3, 25–26, 31, 132–33, 155n19,
167n61, 197n29, 205; reputation of,
15, 162n13; role of, in Cuzco law-
suits, 92, 197n31
agency, 3–4, 24, 39, 94, 127, 134–35,
197n28; contractual means for dis-
guising or revealing of, 99–113; in-
digenous, 131–32
Aguiar y Acuña, Doña Elena de, 116
Aguilar, Cristóbal de, 140–41
Aicardo, Marcelo de, 60–61
Alarcón, Francisco de, 130–32
Alba, Duke of, 56–57
Albornoz, Bartolomé de, 20, 98–
100
Alemán, Mateo, 22, 24, 41
alguaciles. See constables
Álvarez Posadilla, Juan, 88–89, 93
Andahuaylillas, 55, 177–78nn68–70
Anta, 55, 69, 177n63
apprenticeship, notarial. See notaries:
training of
aranceles (price lists), 39, 41, 170n100,
181n97
archives, 38, 46, 81, 93, 118, 124–25, 138–
43; fiction in, 11, 95–104, 108, 129,
143; history and ethnography of, 11–
19, 27–29, 143–47, 158nn52–53; indig-
enous, 4–11, 50–51, 130–31, 153n1,
195–96nn17–19, 201nn76–77; manip-
ulation of, 95–123; as notaries’ prop-
erty, 26, 41, 88; as repositories of
truth, 2–3, 11, 16, 18, 96, 194n4;
thefts from, 72, 120–21, 193n73
Archivo Arzobispal de Cuzco, 160n73
Archivo Arzobispal de Lima, 160n73,
193n62
Archivo General de Indias (Seville), 15,
138–41
Archivo Histórico de Sevilla, 141,
200n61
Archivo Regional de Cusco, 15, 17, 52,
148, 160n77, 174n26, 198n38
Arias de Lira, Ambrocio, 70–71, 75
Arias de Lira, Don Juan, 111
Arias de Saavedra, Don Francisco, 92
assets, seizure of: 91; means of avoid-
ing, 95–96, 100–101, 108, 113, 122, 129
assistants, notarial. See oficial mayor;
plumarios
Atahualpa, 7
Atao, Bartolomé, 130–31
Audiencia (high court) of Lima, 58, 64
Augustinian friars, 45, 55
Ayacucho. See Huamanga
ayllus, 55–56, 130, 177–78nn68–70
Aymara (language), 8
Aztecs, 5–6
Balbín, Don Pedro (corregidor), 109
Básquez Serrano, Gregorio, 16, 126
beatas, 104–5, 122, 125–27
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