Spanish Inquisition
The Tribunal of the Holy Office of the Inquisition (Spanish: Tribunal del Santo Oficio de la Inquisición), commonly known as the Spanish Inquisition (Inquisición española), was established in 1478...
Spanish Inquisition - Wikipedia
Monty Python - The Spanish Inquisition - YouTube
Sep 15, 2008 ... from Monty Python's Flying Circus Season 2 - Episode 15 The Spanish Iquisition Recorded 02-07-70, Aired 22-09-70.
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...
Auto-da-fé - Wikipedia
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 ...
Morisco
Moriscos ([moˈɾiskos], [muˈɾiskus], [moˈɾiskos]; Portuguese: mouriscos [mo(w)ˈɾiʃkuʃ], [mo(w)ˈɾiskus]; meaning "Moorish") were former Muslims who were forced to convert to Christianity rather tha...
Morisco - Wikipedia
Gregorio Mayans
Gregorio Mayans y Siscar (1699–1781) was a Spanish historian, linguist and writer of the Enlightenment in Spain.
Gregorio Mayans was born on 9 May 1699 in Oliva, Valencia, Spain. His father, Pasq...
Gregorio Mayans - Wikipedia
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,...
Francisco Antonio de Lorenzana - Wikipedia
Historical revision of the Inquisition
The Historical revision of the Inquisition is a historiographical project that started to emerge in the 1970s, with the opening of formerly closed archives, the development of new historical methodolo...
Gonzalo Jiménez de Quesada
Gonzalo Jiménez de Quesada (1506 – 16 February 1579) was a Spanish explorer and conquistador in Colombia. He explored the northern part of South America. A well-educated lawyer he was...
Gonzalo Jiménez de Quesada - Wikipedia
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...
Diego de Espinosa - Wikipedia
Holy Child of La Guardia
Christians believed that the Holy Child of La Guardia (Spanish: El Santo Niño de La Guardia) (died 1491) was the victim of a ritual murder by the Jews in the town of La Guardia in the central Span...
Holy Child of La Guardia - Wikipedia
Genetic history of the Iberian Peninsula
The ancestry of modern Iberians (Spanish and Portuguese) is consistent with the geographical situation of the Iberian Peninsula in the south-west corner of Europe. There is a strong prehistoric connec...
Genetic history of the Iberian Peninsula - Wikipedia
Aben Humeya
Aben Humeya (1520–1569), also known as Muhammad ibn Umayyah, was a Spanish leader who commanded the Morisco Revolt against Philip II of Spain in the Alpujarras region, near Granada.
Aben Humeya wa...
Captain from Castile (novel)
Captain from Castile is a historical adventure novel by author Samuel Shellabarger originally published in 1945.The novel relates the adventures of young Spanish nobleman Pedro de Vargas during the ea...
Directorium Inquisitorum
The Directorium Inquisitorum is Nicholas Eymerich's most prominent and enduring work, written in Latin and consisting of approximately 800 pages, which he had composed as early as 1376. Eymerich had w...
Expulsion of the Jews from Sicily
The expulsion of the Jews from Sicily began in 1493 when the Spanish Inquisition reached the island of Sicily and its population of more than 30,000 Jews.
At the time of expulsion from Sicily, the...
Expulsion of the Jews from Sicily - Wikipedia
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...
Pope Adrian VI - Wikipedia
Bernardino de Escalante
Bernardino de Escalante (ca. 1537– after 1605) was a Spanish soldier, priest, geographer and a prolific writer. He is best known as the author of the second book on China published in Europe, an...
Bernardino de Escalante - Wikipedia
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....
Diego de Astorga y Céspedes - Wikipedia
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...
Garcia de Orta - Wikipedia
Luis de Santángel
Luis de Santángel (died 1498) was a baptized Jew and finance minister to Ferdinand II who made the case to Isabella I in favor of Christopher Columbus' voyage in 1492.
In 1486, Ferdinand and Isabe...
Luis de Santángel - Wikipedia
Quemadero
The Quemadero (Quemadero De Tablada) was a place of execution built by the first inquisitors at Seville in 1481; it was decorated with four large statues representing prophets. The architect, as a fo...
Quemadero - Wikipedia
Relaxado en persona
Relaxado en persona is a Spanish phrase, literally meaning "relaxed in person", but a euphemism for "burnt at the stake" in the records of the Spanish Inquisition. The majority of those "relaxed in pe...
Alumbrados
The alumbrados ([alumˈbɾaðos], Illuminated) was a term used to loosely describe practitioners of a mystical form of Christianity in Spain during the 15th-16th centuries. Some alumbrados were only mild...
Alumbrados - Wikipedia
Francisco de Vitoria
Francisco de Vitoria (or Victoria), OP (c. 1483, Burgos – 12 August 1546, Salamanca), was a Spanish Renaissance Roman Catholic philosopher, theologian and jurist, founder of the tradition in philosoph...
Francisco de Vitoria - Wikipedia