The alcaide's appearance was strange to the eyes of him, who had last seen him in the light European garb of his country.
The humbler officials of the tribunal were the nuncio, the portero and the carcelero or alcaide de las carceles secretas.
Louis inquired how the alcaide reported the state of the Basha; and asked the purport of his visit to the cell.
Besides these the alcaide of the prison was to keep lists of those relaxed and penanced with three indexes.
Senhor, I exclaimed, you remind me of the alcaide of Montijo, who hesitated to approach his mother-in-law until she was gloved.
In 1662, a minute code of instructions for the alcaide shows us what at that time were the regulations.
He subsequently did good service, and Affonso179 de Albuquerque appointed him alcaide mr of Goa.
It was read to the queen, and its tidings were confirmed by communications from Alonso Vallejo and the alcaide of Cadiz.
The two older towers which contained, one the chimes and the other the dwelling of the alcaide, have quite disappeared.
This bale is like an alcaide, and is always attended by two hundred men armed with swords and bucklers.