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Juan de Espinosa Medrano

Juan de Espinosa Medrano , known as El Lunarejo (The Spotty-Faced)Called as such as a result of a mole (lunar) or birthmark on his forehead., was a Peruvian cleric, preacher, author of philosophical and literary tracts, and playwright. The year and place of his birth, as well as his ethnic origins, have been a matter of dispute.Raquel Chang-Rodriguez, Hidden Messages: Representation and Resistance in Andean Colonial Drama , 85. Some scholars believe that Espinosa Medrano was of Indian ancestry and thus discriminated against, during his career, by colonial and ecclesiastical authorities.Raquel Chang-Rodriguez, ''Hidden Messages: Representation and Resistance in Andean Colonial ...

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