Martínez, Enrico, d. 1632 (Henrich Martin, Enrico Martínez)

Born in Hamburg, German, between 1550 and 1560, but moved with his family as a child to Seville. He was appointed as royal cosmographer and arrived in Mexico in 1589. He was also an interpreter for the Inquisition because he spoke German, Latin, Spanish, French, and English.

Martínez worked as a printer between 1599 and 1611; one work that is counted from the 16th Century is, Compendio de la excelencias de la bvlla de la Sancta Cruzada, en lengua mexicana (1599).

He died in 1632.

Information abstracted from García Luna, Margarita y José N. Iturriaga de la Fuente. Viajeros extranjeros en el Estado de México. Toluca: Universidad Autónoma del Estado de México, 1999.