The leader of the Spanish nobles who live in the trees in Olivabassa, a city near Ombrosa. A large man with liver spots, Don Frederico is melancholy and somewhat hopeless about his situation. He has three daughters, one of whom, Ursula, becomes Cosimo’s first love. Don Frederico enjoys Cosimo, and much to Father Sulpicio’s chagrin, he invites Cosimo to come back to Granada with them to marry Ursula.
Frederico Alonso Sanchez Quotes in The Baron in the Trees
The The Baron in the Trees quotes below are all either spoken by Frederico Alonso Sanchez or refer to Frederico Alonso Sanchez. For each quote, you can also see the other characters and themes related to it (each theme is indicated by its own dot and icon, like this one: Note: all page numbers and citation info for the quotes below refer to the Mariner edition of The Baron in the Trees published in 2017.).
Chapter 18 Quotes
And there, with naive youthful fervor, he explained the ideas of the philosophers and the wrongs of sovereigns and how states could be governed according to reason and justice.
Frederico Alonso Sanchez Character Timeline in The Baron in the Trees
The timeline below shows where the character Frederico Alonso Sanchez appears in The Baron in the Trees. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
...a tone of bitter understanding. Cosimo identifies the man who looks like he’s in charge, Frederico Alonso Sanchez , and introduces himself. Father Sulpicio, a lanky man in black robes, translates. Don Frederico... (full context)
...with questions about how the Spaniards live in the trees. He’s cagey about answering, but Don Frederico answers some of the questions. Father Sulpicio shows Cosimo around. Men sit in saddles, while... (full context)
...hope. One day, Cosimo notices a beautiful young woman. Her name is Ursula and she’s Don Frederico ’s daughter. Cosimo impresses her by picking an out-of-reach rose and then introducing her to... (full context)
...pretends nothing happened and apologizes to Cosimo. Cosimo realizes that Father Sulpicio is likely making Don Frederico suspicious, as Don Frederico stops pretending he doesn’t know what’s going on between Cosimo and... (full context)