The Royal Chancery of Granada (also called Royal Court and Chancery of Granada ) was a court established by Isabella I of Castile in 1505 to move to the city of Granada the Royal Court and Chancery of Ciudad Real , which was established in that city in 1494. This new Royal Court inherited the powers of the former , extending over the territory south of the river Tagus, in contrast with the Royal Court and Chancery of Valladolid , which was on the Northern Territory .
He disappeared in 1834 on the occasion of the final implementation of Liberalism , its functions were inherited by the High Court of Granada and documentary collections are preserved in the Archive of the Royal Chancery of Granada .
The building that housed this hearing , known as the Chancery Palace is located in Plaza Nueva , was built between 1531 and 1587 and worked various masters works . It was declared a Cultural and currently serves as the headquarters of the Superior Court of Justice and the Prosecutor's Office of Andalusia .
King Henry II of Castile founded the court of the Royal Court in 1371 Cortes de Toro , the first of which is the Royal Court and Chancery of Valladolid , which initially had jurisdiction over all the Crown of Castile. With the expansion of territories after the marriage of the Catholic Monarchs and the subsequent conquest of Granada , Queen Isabella I of Castile divided into two court jurisdiction . They created the Royal Court and Chancery of Ciudad Real in 1494 , granting judicial powers in the territories covered south of the river Tagus, while Valladolid accounted for the northern river.
In 1500 it was proposed to transfer the Chancery of Ciudad Real in the city of Granada , a fact that became effective five years later, still Queen Joanna of Castile . This new legal powers inherited hearing of the former , and had less than that of Valladolid , it lacked the Chamber of Biscay. After a series of judicial reforms and a subsequent reorganization of the actual hearing , lost part of its jurisdiction to be founded in 1525 the Royal Audiencia of Seville Degrees and a year later the Royal Court of the Canary Islands , located in Gran Canaria.
In 1531 King Charles I of Spain ordered the construction of the Palace of the Chancellery , the first building of its kind to be built in Spain to hold a court of law . [ Citation needed ] The project was executed by architect Francisco del Castillo porter, being the work of Martin Diaz Navarrete beds and Pedro Marin , while the sculpture was made by Alonso Hernandez, the yard has been attributed to the trace of Siloam Diego . It was completed in 1587 , the reign of Philip II of Spain , and is considered the most emblematic work Mannerist town.
During the eighteenth century was losing power and skills to create the figure of the mayor , until the Spanish Constitution of 1812 began a process that evaluates the actual existence of these courts considered archaic . After the death of Ferdinand VII of Spain and the subsequent implementation of Liberalism identified a number of decrees , known as Nueva Planta decrees , among which is that of January 26, 1834 that were suppressed by the actual hearings and created turn territorial audiences . Its powers passed to the newly created High Court of Granada , with jurisdiction over the provinces of Granada
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