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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; 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
The Jews of Spain and Portugal and the Inquisition By Frederic David Mocatta
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This book was originally composed as a lecture to some Jewish working-men at the East end of London. The subject was, to the author, naturally an interesting one no less from a national than from a... More > family point of view. The position of the Jews in Spain and Portugal during a great part of the middle ages forms an exceptionally bright spot in their dark and chequered history, and developed some striking intellectual and moral features in an age when a great part of what now constitutes Civilisation was wrapped in mental darkness. The favoured position of the Jews in the Peninsula induced a vast Hebrew population to settle there; and although it became evident, after a time, that their prosperity, attracting, as it did, the jealousy of the bulk of people, would lead to their ultimate ruin, this could only be effected in a long and gradual manner, and could only be consummated by a cruel and violent measure—their forced expulsion.< Less
A history of the Inquisition of the middle ages - v1 By Henry Lea
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Henry Charles Lea's three volume The History of the Inquisition of the Middle Ages is still widely regarded by scholars in the field as one of the outstanding works of scholarship on the subject. In... More > Volume 1, Lea presents background information about the Inquisition - the events which occurred to prompt the church to establish the Inquisition, the ideas about the role of the church and government ...< Less
A History of the Inquisition of the Middle Ages : Volume III (Illustrated) By Henry Charles Lea
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THE history of the Inquisition naturally divides itself into two portions, each of which may be considered as a whole. The Reformation is the boundary-line between them, except in Spain, where the... More > New Inquisition was founded by Ferdinand and Isabella. In the present work I have sought to present an impartial account of the institution as it existed during the earlier period. For the second portion I have made large collections of material, through which I hope in due time to continue the history to its end. The Inquisition was not an organization arbitrarily devised and imposed upon the judicial system of Christendom by the ambition or fanaticism of the Church.< Less
A History of the Inquisition of the Middle Ages : Volume II (Illustrated) By Henry Charles Lea
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THE history of the Inquisition naturally divides itself into two portions, each of which may be considered as a whole. The Reformation is the boundary-line between them, except in Spain, where the... More > New Inquisition was founded by Ferdinand and Isabella. In the present work I have sought to present an impartial account of the institution as it existed during the earlier period. For the second portion I have made large collections of material, through which I hope in due time to continue the history to its end. The Inquisition was not an organization arbitrarily devised and imposed upon the judicial system of Christendom by the ambition or fanaticism of the Church.< Less
A History of the Inquisition of the Middle Ages : Volume I (Illustrated) By Henry Charles Lea
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THE history of the Inquisition naturally divides itself into two portions, each of which may be considered as a whole. The Reformation is the boundary-line between them, except in Spain, where the... More > New Inquisition was founded by Ferdinand and Isabella. In the present work I have sought to present an impartial account of the institution as it existed during the earlier period. For the second portion I have made large collections of material, through which I hope in due time to continue the history to its end. The Inquisition was not an organization arbitrarily devised and imposed upon the judicial system of Christendom by the ambition or fanaticism of the Church.< Less