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The Last Look: A Tale of the Spanish Inquisition By William Henry Giles Kingston
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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: William Henry Giles Kingston (28 February 1814 – 5 August... More > 1880), often credited as W. H. G. Kingston, was an English writer of boys' adventure novels.William Henry Giles Kingston was born in Harley Street, London on 28 February 1814. He was the eldest son of Lucy Henry Kingston (d.1852) and his wife Frances Sophia Rooke (b.1789), daughter of Sir Giles Rooke, Judge of the Court of Common Pleas. Kingston's paternal grandfather John Kingston (1736-1820) was a Member of Parliament who staunchly supported the Abolition of the Slave Trade, despite having a plantation in Demerara. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_Henry_Giles_Kingston< 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
Records of the Spanish Inquisition, Translated from the Original Manuscripts By Andrew Dickson White
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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: Mary A. Outwater (1859-1888)Andrew Dickson White (November 7,... More > 1832 – November 4, 1918) was an American historian and educator, who was the co-founder of Cornell University and served as its first president for nearly two decades. He was known for expanding the scope of college curriculae. A politician, he had served as state senator in New York; later he was appointed as a U.S. diplomat to Germany and Russia, among other responsibilities.Andrew Dickson White was born on November 7, 1832 in Homer, New York, to Clara (née Dickson) and Horace White. Clara was the daughter of Andrew Dickson, a New York State Assemblyman in 1832 and his wife; and Horace was the son of Asa White, a farmer from Massachusetts, and his wife. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Andrew_Dickson_White< Less
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
A History of the Inquisition of Spain : Volume IV (Illustrated) By Henry Charles Lea
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“In the following pages I have sought to trace, from the original sources as far as possible, the character and career of an institution which exercised no small influence on the fate of Spain... More > and even, one may say, indirectly on the civilized world. The material for this is preserved so superabundantly in the immense Spanish archives that no one writer can pretend to exhaust the subject. There can be no finality in a history resting on so vast a mass of inedited documents and I do not flatter myself that I have accomplished such a result, but I am not without hope that what I have drawn from them and from the labors of previous scholars has enabled me to present a fairly accurate survey of one of the most remarkable organizations recorded in human annals.”< Less
A History of the Inquisition of Spain : Volume II (Illustrated) By Henry Charles Lea
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“In the following pages I have sought to trace, from the original sources as far as possible, the character and career of an institution which exercised no small influence on the fate of Spain... More > and even, one may say, indirectly on the civilized world. The material for this is preserved so superabundantly in the immense Spanish archives that no one writer can pretend to exhaust the subject. There can be no finality in a history resting on so vast a mass of inedited documents and I do not flatter myself that I have accomplished such a result, but I am not without hope that what I have drawn from them and from the labors of previous scholars has enabled me to present a fairly accurate survey of one of the most remarkable organizations recorded in human annals.”< Less
A History of the Inquisition of Spain : Volume I (Illustrated) By Henry Charles Lea
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“In the following pages I have sought to trace, from the original sources as far as possible, the character and career of an institution which exercised no small influence on the fate of Spain... More > and even, one may say, indirectly on the civilized world. The material for this is preserved so superabundantly in the immense Spanish archives that no one writer can pretend to exhaust the subject. There can be no finality in a history resting on so vast a mass of inedited documents and I do not flatter myself that I have accomplished such a result, but I am not without hope that what I have drawn from them and from the labors of previous scholars has enabled me to present a fairly accurate survey of one of the most remarkable organizations recorded in human annals.”< Less
The Spanish Remnant By Peter Pinyol
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Remnant is a word that defines a small group of people that were dissidents of the established church but wanted to be faithful to the Word of God, although that would cost their own lives.... More > Christian remnants in history were the direct result of the reading of the Word of God. The translation of the Bible in the vernacular language produced a revival among believers that through the reading of the eternal book wanted to follow its teachings and precepts. This book deals with the history of those Christians in Spain that found in the Word of God their faith and trust. It explains what a remnant is, which remnants were present in Spain, how they were persecuted and the most important how they survived in the midst of persecution.< Less
Spanish History By SC Benham
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Spanish history is some of the most fascinating and interesting you can find of any country. Some of the greatest people in world history came from Spain. Did you know, that Spain used to rule over... More > the greatest empire of the Renaissance era?! The Hapsburgs brought forth Emperor Charles V who was the most successful ruler in Spanish history. Spain was already important during the Roman Empire, as one of the most valuable provinces of the Roman Empire. All this and much more is covered in this intriguing book.< Less
A History of The Inquisition of The Middle Ages: Special Fields of Inquisitorial Activity By Henry Charles Lea
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This volume focuses on the specialized operations that the insidious inquisition carried out. Whether it was routing political heresy or else dealing with a local witch coven, the inquisition was... More > within all areas of society. No one was safe from their wrath.< Less