Rodrigo Ronquillo

Rodrigo Ronquillo
Mayor of Zamora
Personal details
Born
Rodrigo Ronquillo y Briceño

1471
Arévalo, Aldeaseca, Ávila, Spain
Died December 9, 1552(1552-12-09) (aged 80–81)
Madrid, Spain
Spouse(s) Teresa Briceño
Children
Relatives Ruy González Briceño
Occupation Military and noble
Military service
Battles/wars

Rodrigo Ronquillo y Briceño (1471-9 December 1552) was a Spanish military and noble known for his intervention at the Revolt of the Comuneros, fighting with the royalists.[1] During the revolt in 1520, Rodrigo Ronquillo, chief of royal troops in the area, set his headquarters in Santa María la Real de Nieva, and lost a battle near the town.[2]

He was born in 1471 and died in Madrid on 9 December 1552.[3][4]

References

  1. ^ "Ronquillo, Rodrigo". Diccionario Enciclopédico Espasa. 11. Espasa Calpe. 1998. p. 1553. ISBN 8423986586.
  2. ^ Arnanz Ruiz, Carlos (1972). Revancha, Mateo (ed.). Santa María la Real de Nieva (in Spanish). Segovia: Ayuntamiento de Sta. Mª la Real de Nieva. p. 131.
  3. ^ de Montalvo, Juan José (1983) [1928]. De la historia de Arévalo y sus sexmos (PDF). Reprod. facs. de la ed. de: Valladolid : Imprenta Castellana, 1928. Ávila: Institución Gran Duque de Alba. p. 295. ISBN 8400054067.
  4. ^ Ruiz-Ayúcar, Eduardo (1997) [1958]. El alcalde Ronquillo : su época, su falsa leyenda negra (2nd ed.). Ávila: Institución Gran Duque de Alba, D.L. p. 204. ISBN 84-89518-25-4.


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