On this being refused, Prez went to Valencia and had himself incarcerated in the secret prison, where he was inaccessible.
Prez Galds is so biassed that he distorts his characters from their natural evolution by making them voice his own ideas.
On the plateau, during this catastrophe, the right wing of Prez bore down upon Taylors position at the centre.
Convinced that Escobedo must be put out of the way, Philip ordered Prez to procure his death.
Suspicion fell on Prez, whose fellow-secretary and bitter enemy, Mateo Vzquez, reported the rumors to the king.
Prez, meanwhile, had undergone various vicissitudes of imprisonment, more or less harsh.
In May, 1582, Philip ordered an investigation into the different branches of administration, directed principally against Prez.