Biography of Bernabé Arranz (s. XIX)

Military Spanish born in Zaragoza, from which the data concerning the date of birth and place and date of death are unknown.

From the State level, one of the few that has this detail, joined soldier in the regiment of Dragones de la Reina on June 30, 1784, climb out may 21, 1787.Desde on April 28, 1792 took part in the war against France, in Navarra and Guipuzcoa, rising to Sergeant 2nd, 5 April 1796, and 1st Sergeant, on December 22, 1800.

In 1801 he/she took part in the campaign of Portugal and published rate of salaries, benefits, bonuses and dishes enjoyed by officers, troops and funds for the regiments of the Cavalry of the army from 1 ° of January of 1803 (Madrid, 1803) - new edition in Valencia in 1916 - and was promoted second lieutenant in the regiment of Cazadores de Sevilla, on August 6, 1804, after embarking with his company in the so-called issue of the Martinica.En naval battle, aboard the ship the firm, was taken prisoner on July 22, 1805, and taken to Plymouth, until 6 November of the same year, in which it was returned to Spain.

With the war of independence he/she was promoted to Lieutenant, of August 1, 1808, Captain, the 13 of December, 1808, and sergeant major in the regiment of hunters francs, addicted to the General staff, on 14 may 1809.En 1810 was sent to Sardinia to buy horses, being destined since November of 1811 and all 1812 at the orders of Whittingham. On 30 August 1814 went from sergeant major to the regiment of Cavalry of the line Costa de Granada, graduating from Lieutenant-Colonel on 30 May 1815. More supernumerary major of the same Regiment, in 1817 and 1818.El January 10, 1819 Pedro de Baeza and Mayor, gave death with the sword the Lieutenant in the own House, who was Assistant of enrollment from Vélez Málaga. It is unclear the reason for this event, but it seems that it is a matter of competence and jurisdiction, since the Royal order of 8 December 1800 said that military personnel who serve jobs for Justice, finance or politicians, lost his immunity: Baeza engaged in competition, when he/she was out of the Navy. Whatever it is, Arranz, seriously injured, it was prisoner in the Tower of Firilo, Malaga, but the 19 of February of 1820, and irrigation, passes through the city, put him in freedom.The same year of 1820 the marine court dismissed in favour of the Court of the General captaincy of Granada. On March 26, 1820 Arranz was presented to Quiroga in San Fernando.

He earned his retirement February 24, 1823, with 1,400 monthly real. But with the fall of liberalism, he/she budded his cause. Prosecutor, Francisco de Merino y Córdoba, November 8 and December 13, 1823 requested that I will incomunicase you considering you "harmful to society and conspirator against the legitimate Government: that the cause that it is following you is outrageous;" his spirit is the most thoughtful and criminal; and that their ideas are not in the concept of common sense of honor." He/She was prisoner in the Alhambra when, on the night of 13-14 February 1827, he/she ran, but unfortunately we do not know the rest of his biography.


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