Pulgar (1436-c. 1492) was a Spanish humanist converso. He became historiographer to Isabella of Castille and Leon and this work of literary portraits of the famous men of Castille was first published in 1486. It begins with Henry IV and includes counts and cardinals.
For another work printed by Polonus, see lot 160. He subsequently moved to Alcalá and printed there from 1502, and his Seville press was then run by Jacob Cromberger.
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