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A History of the Inquisition of the Middle Ages By Henry Charles Lea
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A very well researched history of the rise of the inquisition in the Middle Ages. Lea asks the questions about where the church started this infamous group and what reasons they had for condemning so... More > many innocent people. The started trials and the evidences brought forth in these initial proceedings are presented as well for us to always remember what horrors some people lived through.< Less
Irish History for the Inquisitive By Clive Scoular
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Every country has its own distinctive history, but Ireland’s very often beggars belief. Details and dates surrounding big events can tell you enough but there are also many rich, quirky stories... More > totally unknown to most of us. Here then is a glorious opportunity to read, learn about and, above all, be amazed at the sorts of events which really did occur in Ireland. Irish History for the Inquisitive includes thirteen stories from Ireland’s history covering a broad range of events and personalities including: St Patrick – the Great Flu – gun running – the stolen village of Baltimore – German spies in Ireland – the theft of the Irish Crown Jewels – the Fremantle Mission and more...< Less
Characters of the Inquisition By William Thomas Walsh
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This book is on the Inquisition, particularly the Spanish Inquisition as opposed to the Roman Inquisition in the years following the Spanish Reconquista. Walsh delves into the Inquisition, its... More > practice, purpose, history and personalities. The Inquisition was not a bloodthirsty BDSM fest gone wild. It was a reasoned response to infiltration of the Catholic Church by enemies of the Christian Faith who pretended to be Christians in order to pervert worship, doctrine and weaken Christendom. Anyone wishing to understand the Inquisition would to well to read Characters and learn of the heroes of the Faith, Cardinal Ximenes, Torquemada, and others who fought the good fight for Jesus Christ and his Church, After reading Characters, you will never look at the Inquisition in the same way.< Less
The Inquisitive Destiny By Dewayne Carrington-Jones
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Meet Destiny a 5 year old girl who's favourite word is 'why?' Destiny is a very smart black girl who is keen on obtaining as much knowledge as she possibly can about herself and her culture. The... More > story allows you to learn alongside Destiny. She learns why her skin is dark, why she must embrace her hair and a host of other interesting things.< Less
A History of the Inquisition of Spain - Volume IV By Henry Charles Lea
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This fourth and final volume mainly continues where Volume III left off. This book continues to explore the areas the inquisition had influence and the way it found out how heretics emerged and... More > worked in the respective fields the inquisition caught them in. Although the methods were brutal and the victims often innocent, the inquisition shows how thorough it was when dealing with these “sins.” And then finally, Lea shows us the steady decline of the inquisition after the wars of Napoleon and how they tried to survive but failed.< Less
A History of the Inquisition of Spain - Volume III By Henry Charles Lea
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The third volume in this monument of a work, focuses on the continued ways the inquisition brought to trial its victims as well as the sentences carried out. The penalties are brutal and many horror... More > stories have been told in schools and dinner tables about the methods of the fearful inquisition. Then Lea moves on to the areas of influence the inquisition had and the realms of its dark and revealing investigations.< Less
A History of the Inquisition of Spain - Volume I By Henry Charles Lea
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The beginning of this four volume set that lines out the complete history of one of the most infamous yet influential branches in Roman Catholic history. This volume starts the series off by showing... More > us the history of the origins of the Inquisition including the reasons behind the formation of such a dangerous sect. This volume reveals that the sect did not have its difficulties getting started and ends off by outlining how the group had to deal with state lines and who had say in what.< Less
A History of the Inquisition of Spain: Volume II By Henry Charles Lea
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In this follow-up to Volume I, Lea continues to lay out the history and structure of the infamous Spanish Inquisition. The first parts lay out the jurisdiction and the spiritual matters the... More > inquisitors had the ability to convict on. Also included in the organization and how they operated in different countries under the headship of the pope of Rome. Lastly, Lea covers such topics as the resources that the inquisitors had at their command as well as the method and practice of the heretical purge.< Less
A History of the Inquisition of Spain; vol. 1 By Henry Charles Lea
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Henry Charles Lea (September 19, 1825 – October 24, 1909)... More > was an American historian, civic reformer, and political activist. Lea was born and lived in Philadelphia.His father, Isaac Lea (1792–1886) was a distinguished naturalist and member of the American Philosophical Society, and publisher. Isaac Lea was descended from a Philadelphia Quaker family, and had been born in Wilmington, Delaware. On March 8, 1821, Isaac married Frances Anne Carey (1799–1873), daughter of Mathew Carey, the Philadelphia publisher whose business he ultimately took over. Mathew Carey, born in Ireland in 1760, came to the United States in 1784, escaping prosecution by the British government for his outspoken criticism of Britain's Irish policy. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Henry_Charles_Lea< Less
Mediæval Heresy & The Inquisition By A. S. Truberville
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This work contains a brief history of heresy and the Inquisition in Medieval Europe. Starting with the origins of the heresies in that day, the author points out the main issues that brought about... More > the false teaching that those in the Inquisition fought so hard against. To conclude the work the author gives the history of the Inquisition itself by going from its very beginnings to the horrid tribunals that were held to try and determine truth from heresy.< Less