Francisco Antonio de Lorenzana
Francisco Antonio de Lorenzana y Butron (b. 22 Sept., 1722 in Leon, Spain; d. 17 April 1804, Rome) was a Catholic Cardinal.After the completion of his studies at the Jesuit College of his native city,...
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Gerónimo Castillón y Salas
Gerónimo Castillón y Salas (1756–1835) was a Spanish bishop who was the last Grand Inquisitor of Spain.
Gerónimo Castillón y Salas was born in Lascellas-Ponzano on September 30, 1756, the second s...
Diego Sarmiento Valladares
Diego Sarmiento de Valladares (1615–1695) was a Spanish bishop who was Grand Inquisitor of Spain from 1669 to 1695.
Diego Sarmiento de Valladares was born in Vigo in 1615, the son of Luis Sarmient...
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Diego de Espinosa
Diego de Espinosa y de Arévalo (1513 – 5 September 1572) was a Spanish churchman.
Born at Martín Muñoz de las Posadas (modern province of Segovia), he was educated in civil law, canon law and theo...
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Francesco del Giudice
Francesco del Giudice (1647–1725) was a Roman Catholic cardinal from 1690 to 1725 who also held a variety of other ecclesiastical and governmental offices.
Francesco del Giudice was born in Naples...
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Juan Bautista de Acevedo
Juan Bautista de Acevedo y Muñoz (1555–1608) was Bishop of Valladolid from 1601 to 1606 and Grand Inquisitor of Spain from 1603 to 1608.
Juan Bautista de Acevedo y Muñoz was born in Hoz de Anero, ...
Diego Deza
Diego de Deza (1444 – 9 June 1523) was a theologian and inquisitor of Spain. He was one of the more notable figures in the Spanish Inquisition, and succeeded the notorious Tomás de Torquemada to the p...
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Gaspar de Quiroga y Vela
Gaspar de Quiroga y Vela (Madrigal de las Altas Torres, Ávila, 13 January 1512 - 20 November 1595) was a prominent Catholic official who rose to become General Inquisitor of Spain, from 1573 to 159...
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Juan Tomás de Rocaberti
Juan Tomás de Rocaberti (c.1624 – 13 June 1699) was a Spanish theologian.
Rocaberti was born into a noble family at Perelada, in Catalonia. Educated at Girona, he entered the Dominican conv...
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Diego Ramírez de Guzmán
Diego Ramirez de Guzman (-1508) became the bishop of Catania, Italy on 26 June 1500, after having been promoted previously to bishop of Lugo, Spain, on 7 February 1500 . He replaced there Spanish bis...
Felipe Beltrán Serrano
Felipe Beltrán Serrano (1704–1783) was a Spanish churchman who was Bishop of Salamanca from 1763 to 1783 and Grand Inquisitor of Spain from 1775 to 1783.
Felipe Beltrán Serrano was born in La Serr...
Bernardo de Sandoval y Rojas
Bernardo de Sandoval y Rojas (1546–1618) was a Spanish bishop and cardinal who was Grand Inquisitor of Spain from 1608 to 1618.
Bernardo de Sandoval y Rojas was born in Aranda de Duero on April 20...
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Juan Pardo de Tavera
Juan Pardo de Tavera (1472–1545) was a cardinal (from 1531) and was Archbishop of Toledo and Primate of Spain from 1534 to 1545, and Grand Inquisitor of Spain from 1539 to 1545
Juan Pardo de Taver...
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Andrés de Orbe y Larreategui
Andrés de Orbe y Larreategui was the Grand Inquisitor of Spain in 1733-1740, during the reign of Philip V of Spain. Afterwards, he held the nunciature in Spain as a representative of the Roman Catho...
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Pope Adrian VI
Pope Adrian VI (Latin: Hadrianus VI), born Adriaan Florensz (Boeyens) (2 March 1459 ‒ 14 September 1523), was the 218th pope of the Catholic Church from 9 January 1522 until his death on 14 Septe...
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Manuel Abad y Lasierra
Manuel Abad y Lasierra (1729–1806) was a Spanish bishop and writer who was Grand Inquisitor of Spain from 1793 to 1794.
Manuel Abad y Lasierra was born in Estadilla on December 24, 1729. His fath...
Pedro Ponce de León (bishop)
Pedro Ponce de León (1509–1573) was a Spanish bishop.
Pedro Ponce de León was born in Córdoba, Andalusia in 1509. He was educated at the University of Salamanca and then ordained as a priest.In 1...
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Fernando de Valdés y Salas
Fernando de Valdés y Salas, (Salas, Asturias, 1483-Madrid, 1568, aged 85) was a Spanish churchman and jurist, Professor of Canon Law at the University of Salamanca, and later its Chancellor.
He wa...
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Francisco Pérez de Prado y Cuesta
Francisco Pérez de Prado y Cuesta (1677–1755) was Bishop of Teruel from 1732 to 1755 and Grand Inquisitor of Spain from 1746 to 1755.
Francisco Pérez de Prado y Cuesta was born in Aranda de Duero ...
Luis de Aliaga Martínez
Luis de Aliaga Martínez (1560–1626) was the Grand Inquisitor of Spain from 1619 to 1621.
Luis de Aliaga Martínez was born in Mosqueruela in 1560, the son of a nobleman who nevertheless ran a cloth...
Ramón José de Arce
Ramón José de Arce y Rebollar (1757 – 1844) was a Spanish churchman who served as Archbishop of Burgos from 1797 to 1801; as Grand Inquisitor of the Spanish Inquisition from 1797 to 1808; as Archbisho...
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Juan de Camargo y Angulo
Juan de Camargo y Angulo y Pasquer (1663–1733) was Bishop of Pamplona from 1716 to 1725 and Grand Inquisitor of Spain from 1720 to 1733.
Juan de Camargo y Angulo y Pasquer was born in Ágreda on Ju...
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Tomás de Torquemada
Tomás de Torquemada (Thomas of Torquemada), O.P. (/ˌtɔrkəˈmɑːdə/ [toɾkeˈmaða]; 1420 – September 16, 1498) was a Spanish Dominican friar and the first Grand Inquisitor in Spain's movement to force Chri...
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Andrés Pacheco
Andrés Pacheco (1550–1626) was a Spanish churchman and theologian.
Andrés Pacheco was born in La Puebla de Montalbán on April 5, 1550. His father was Alonso Pacheco y Téllez-Girón, Lord of La Pue...
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Luis Mercader Escolano
Luis Mercader Escolano (1444–1516) was the Grand Inquisitor of the Kingdom of Aragon from 1513 to 1516.
Luis Mercader Escolano was born in Murviedro in 1444. He was a Carthusian. He was appointe...
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Jerónimo Manrique de Lara
Jerónimo Manrique de Lara (before 1538 – 1 September 1595) was a church leader in Spain, a General Inquisitor.Grand son of famous Rodrigo Manrique, (1406 – Ocaña, 1476), first count of Paredes de Nava...
Alonso Manrique de Lara
Alfonso or Alonso Manrique de Lara y Solís, (1476 - 28 September 1538), Bishop of Badajoz (September 1499 until before 1516), was a Spanish churchman. He was Bishop of Cordoba, (August 1516 - 1523), ...
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Diego de Astorga y Céspedes
Diego de Astorga y Céspedes (October 17, 1663 – February 9, 1734) was a Spanish Cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church. He also served as Bishop of Barcelona, Archbishop of Toledo and Grand Inquisitor....
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Fernando Niño de Guevara
Fernando Niño de Guevara (1541–1609) was a Spanish cardinal who was also Archbishop of Seville and Grand Inquisitor of Spain.
Fernando Niño de Guevara was born in Toledo, Spain in 1541, the son of...
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