Portuguese Inquisition
The Portuguese Inquisition (Portuguese: Inquisição Portuguesa) was formally established in Portugal in 1536 at the request of its king, John III. Manuel I had asked for the installation of the Inq...
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Converso
A converso ([komˈberso]; [kõˈvɛɾsu]; Catalan: convers [kumˈbɛrs], [komˈvɛɾs]; "a convert", from Latin conversvs, "converted, turned around") and its feminine form conversa was a Jew or Muslim who ...
Bonafos Caballeria
Bonafos Caballeria (died 1464) was an anti-Jewish writer. He was the son of Solomon ibn Labi de la Caballeria of Zaragoza and assumed the name of "Micer Pedro" upon converting to Christianity. From hi...
Goa Inquisition
The Goa Inquisition was the office of the Portuguese Inquisition acting in Portuguese India, and in the rest of the Portuguese Empire in Asia. It was established in 1560, briefly suppressed from 1774–...
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Alphonso de Spina
Alphonso de Spina (unknown date of birth – in or about 1491) was a Spanish Franciscan Catholic Bishop, preacher and writer.Thought by many to be a convert from Judaism, Alphonso de Spina was fo...
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Pietro d'Abano
Pietro d'Abano also known as Petrus De Apono, Petrus Aponensis or Peter of Abano (c.1257 – 1316) was an Italian philosopher, astrologer and professor of medicine in Padua. He was born in the Italian t...
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Mourya Sawant
Mourya Sawant was a Hindu Ranes leader who led a revolt against Portuguese in 1912.
Cecco d'Ascoli
Cecco d'Ascoli (1257 – September 26, 1327) is the popular name of Francesco degli Stabili (sometimes given as Francesco degli Stabili Cichus), a famous Italian encyclopaedist, physician and poet. Cecc...
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Auto-da-fé
An auto-da-fé or auto-de-fé ("act of faith") was the ritual of public penance of condemned heretics and apostates that took place when the Spanish Inquisition, Portuguese Inquisition or the Mexican In...
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Nanban trade
The Nanban trade (南蛮貿易, Nanban bōeki, "Southern barbarian trade") or the Nanban trade period (南蛮貿易時代, Nanban bōeki jidai, "Southern barbarian trade period") in the history of Japan ext...
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Gabriel Malagrida
Gabriel Malagrida (18 September or 6 December 1689, Menaggio — September 1761, São Nicolau, Lisbon) was an Italian Jesuit missionary in the Portuguese colony of Brazil and influential figure in the po...
Isaac de Castro Tartas
Isaac de Castro Tartas (ca. 1623, Tartas, Gascony— December 15, 1647, Lisbon) was a Marrano and Jewish martyr.Castro Tartas was born in France, where his parents had found refuge, under cover as...
Francisco Maldonado da Silva
Francisco Maldonado da Silva (1592 –1639) was an Argentine marrano physician, was burned at the stake with eleven other Jews in Lima, in the largest Auto-da-fé recorded in history. Francisco was born...
Paul of Burgos
Paul of Burgos (born at Burgos about 1351; died 29 August 1435) was a Spanish Jew who converted to Christianity, and became an archbishop, lord chancellor, and exegete. He is known also as Pablo de Sa...
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Ulisse Aldrovandi
Ulisse Aldrovandi (11 September 1522 – 4 May 1605) was an Italian naturalist, the moving force behind Bologna's botanical garden, one of the first in Europe. Carolus Linnaeus and the comte de Buffon r...
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Juan Alfonso de Baena
Juan Alfonso de Baena (c. 1375 – c. 1434) was a Castilian troubadour. Born at Baena, he served as escribano escribiente (notarial secretary) at the court of John II of Castile. He was a Marrano....
Persecution of Goan Catholics during the Goan Inquisition
The Persecution of Goan during the Goan Inquisition refers to the religious persecution of Goan Catholics of Goa, India.The Goan Inquisition established by the Portuguese empire, began in 1560 and end...
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Samuel Nunez
Samuel Nunis (1668–1744) was a Portuguese physician and among the earliest Jews to settle in North America.A few months after their February 1733 arrival from England, an epidemic began claiming the l...
Garcia de Orta
Garcia de Orta (1501 or 1502–1568) was a Portuguese Renaissance Sephardi Jewish physician and naturalist. He was a pioneer of tropical medicine.
Garcia de Orta was born in Castelo de Vide, probabl...
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Old Christian
Old Christian (Spanish: cristiano viejo, Portuguese: cristão-velho, Catalan: cristià vell) was a social and law-effective category used in the Iberian Peninsula from the late 15th and earl...
Limpieza de sangre
Limpieza de sangre ([limˈpjeθa ðe ˈsaŋɡɾe]), Limpeza de sangue ([lĩˈpezɐ ðɨ ˈsɐ̃ɡɨ], [limˈpeθa ðe ˈsaŋɡe]) or Neteja de sang ([nəˈtɛʒə ðə ˈsaŋ]), meaning "cleanliness of blood", played an important ro...
Diego de Peñalosa
Diego Dionisio de Peñalosa Briceño y Berdugo (1621–1687) was the Lima-born governor of Spanish New Mexico in 1661–1664, following his appointment to replace Bernardo López de Mendizábal in 1660.Peñalo...
Moses Zarzal
Moses Zarzal (fl. 1400) was a converso Spanish Jewish writer and physician to Henry III of Castile. He was the dedicatee of Profiat Duran's Hebrew almanac The girdle of the Ephod. 1395 Poems in Castil...
The Goa Inquisition (book)
The Goa Inquisition, Being a Quatercentenary Commemoration Study of the Inquisition in India is a book published by Bombay University Press and authored by Indian historian Anant Priolkar. It provides...
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Pomponio Algerio
Pomponio Algerio (1531 – 22 August 1556) was an Italian religious martyr.Algerio was born in Nola, and was a civil law student at the University of Padua, where his Lutheran theological beliefs attrac...