The Main Factors Of The Spanish Inquisition In Spain

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The Spanish Inquisition affected Spain’s national Identify as it was the first time that Spain ever encountered an Inquisition with the soul purpose of getting rid of all hersey including any of those who converted from Judaism and Islam to Christian. There were three huge factors on why the Inquisition every started in Spain, the main factor was that it allowed the christian leaders to conquer Spain and take any control away that the Muslim authority had before. Another key factor is that it caused a huge rivalry between two young kings of France and Spain. The last factor was that it unified two kingdoms under the leadership of the newly married monarchs, Isabella I and Ferdinand II. The Inquisition caused Spain to have a huge shift…show more content…
(1) Modern estimates, based on careful examination of official documents and population estimates of communities, are much lower: Henry Kamen estimates that, of a population of approximately 80,000 Jews and 200,000 conversos, about 40,000 chose emigration.(1) (2) During the reign of Henry III of Castile…show more content…
During his reign, Francis I created many rivalry with other kings around Europe but the one that he spent the most time on was with Charles I of Spain. The rivalry was often Francis challenge Charles for the throne that was the Roman Empire. (1) Charles's advisers bribed the German princes who served as electors, however, and in 1519 Charles took office as Holy Roman Emperor Charles V. As both the king of Spain and head of the Holy Roman Empire, Charles was now the most powerful ruler in Europe.(1) (2) Francis initiated the first of five wars with Spain and the Holy Roman Empire (Charles was head of forces for both Spain and the empire). (2) Francis initiated the first of five wars with Spain and the Holy Roman Empire (Charles was head of forces for both Spain and the empire). (2) Francis then led 37,000 of french soldiers men to go against the Spanish army with the same amount of men, although the battle did not end good for both sides as Spain lost a total of 1,000 men while the French lost between 10,000 to 14,000 including Francis himself. The Inquisition crested one of the most exciting rivers between the young kings of France and the
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