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  • Pius IV And Pius V
    884 words
    The procedure, on the other hand, was substantially the same as that already described. Here, too, a 'term of grace' of thirty to forty days was invariably granted, and was often prolonged. Imprisonment resulted only when unanimity had been arrived at, or the offence had been proved. Examination of the accused could take place only in the presence of two disinterested priests, whose obligation it was to restrain any arbitrary act in their presence the protocol had to be read out twice to the acc...
  • Spanish Inquisition
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    Cecil Roth was a Jewish historian and teacher he earned his Ph. D from oxford in 1924. He would do Jewish studies at Oxford from 1939-1964. Cecil Roth has written many other books such as "The Dead Sea Scrolls (1965) and Jewish Art (1961) ". After he finished at oxford he became the editor of Encyclopedia Judaica in 1965 and did so until his death in Jerusalem 1970. (web) (web) (web) The Spanish inquisition takes place from the 1600's to the late 19th century it was to covert, kill or band all J...
  • Spain And The Inquisition
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    THE SPANISH INQUISITION The word "inquisition" means to examine. Inquisitors would "examine" suspected Heretics, people whose ideas do not match those of the Roman Catholic Church, and punish them accordingly. This included torture and burning. The great inquisition movement that took place in Spain, or Hispania as it was called before Spain united. It was called The Spanish Inquisition. It took place for approximately five hundred years, from the late 15th century to mid 19th century. Many iron...
  • Spanish Inquisition
    539 words
    Over the years in history, there have been many formidable executions that were caused by the aspect of different faiths and races. Period after period there have been many leaders who lashed out onto others because of what they believed in. All of these incidents have never been forgotten; one very infamous one would be the Spanish Inquisition. The Spanish Inquisition was started to "cleanse" the Church of heretics and purify Spain. They executed Jews, Muslims, and other minorities not of Chris...
  • Jews From Spain
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    Cause and Effect of the Spanish Inquisition The Spanish Inquisition was the most famous of the numerous Papal Inquisition that took place during the Middle Ages. In three hundred years that it lasted, the accused, which included Jews, Moors, Lutherans, and those who were accused of practicing witchcraft, had their possessions taken by the state, their fates tried in the papal courts, and their dignity trodden by the public. Nearly forty-five thousand cases were tried in Spain and its territories...
  • Conversos And Old Christians
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    The Spanish Inquisition The Spanish Inquisition represents one of the darkest periods of terror and bloodshed that our world has ever seen. Many scholars have tried to explain the reasoning behind the implementation of the Inquisition and none can produce a definitive answer. Most suggest that the Spanish Inquisition, like all other inquisitions before it was implemented for the sole purpose of eliminating deviation from the Catholic faith. The purpose of this essay is to show that this is certa...

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