The bloody Corpus Christi, 1640
The bloody Corpus Christi
The troops installed all over the region caused all kinds of abuses doing wear thin the patience of the people. Thousands of peasants congregated in Barcelona in June, 1640 unleashed a protest against the representatives of Felipe IV until the death of the viceroy.
Article of Oriol Margalef, with Agustí Alcoberro’s advising.
Cover illustration. Special issue for 11th september, Sàpiens Magazine.