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Blas Valera

Blas Valera was born in Chachapoyas in 1545. Although the author of the Comentarios Reales de los Incas believed that Valera was born in Cajamarca, it is proved that he was born in the city of Chachapoyas.

Valera is considered to be the son of Luis Valera, one of the illustrated men who accompanied Pizarro in the conquest. He established himself in this city since its foundation. The mother of this out-standing Chachapoyano writer was Francisca Perez, a native who had taken this name after been baptized.

The circumstance that he was born in 1545, less than 20 years of ...

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