1420 Births: Tomas de Torquemada, Sessh T Y, Joseph Colon Trabotto, Przemyslaus II, Duke of Cieszyn, George of Pod Brady, Jean Fouquet

1420 Births: Tomas de Torquemada, Sessh T Y, Joseph Colon Trabotto, Przemyslaus II, Duke of Cieszyn, George of Pod Brady, Jean Fouquet
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1155136888
ISBN13: 
9781155136882
Pages: 
110
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September 14th 2010 by Books LLC
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4.13

Purchase includes a free trial membership in the publisher's book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Chapters: Tomas de Torquemada, Sessh T y, Joseph Colon Trabotto, Przemyslaus Ii, Duke of Cieszyn, George of Pod brady, Jean Fouquet, Alv Knutsson, John V of Armagnac, Konrad X the White, Nicolas Jenson, W adys aw of G ogow, Marco Barbo, Robert Stillington, Albrecht Von Eyb, Joao Mendes de Silva, Martin de La See, Pacificus of Ceredano, Marie of Armagnac, James Butler, 5th Earl of Ormond, Blanche Ii of Navarre, Moses Capsali, Bernardino of Fossa, Jaume Safont, Antoinette de Maignelais, William Viii, Marquess of Montferrat, Mathieu D'escouchy, Lamberto Grimaldi, Hans Pleydenwurff, Matteo Di Andrea De' Pasti, Johannes Philippus de Lignamine, Lakshmipati Tirtha, Juan de Valladolid, Jean Meschinot, Juraj i gori . Source: Wikipedia. Free updates online. Not illustrated. Excerpt: Tomas de Torquemada, O.P. (1420 September 16, 1498) was a fifteenth century Spanish Dominican friar, first Inquisitor General of Spain, and confessor to crypto-Jews and crypto-Muslims of Spain. He was one of the chief supporters of the Alhambra Decree, which expelled the Jews from Spain in 1492. The number of autos-de-fe during Torquemada's tenure as Inquisitor General have been hotly debated over the years. Today, there is a general consensus that about 2000 people were burned by the Inquisition in the whole of Spain between 1480 and 1530, while Torquemada was Grand Inquisitor from 1483 until his death in 1498. Tomas de Torquemada was born in Valladolid, Castile-Leon, Spain. He was the Grand Inquisitor of Spain for many years, leaving to posterity an extraordinary picture of fanaticism and implacability. In the fifteen years of his direction the Spanish Inquisition grew from the single tribunal at Seville to a network of two dozen 'Holy Office'." It has been revealed that Torquemada was, paradoxically, of Jewish des: http: //booksllc.net/?id=213302

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