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    Medieval times era was horror for the people in Spain because of the Spanish inquisition.The Spanish Inquisition was a Christian Group formed by Queen Isabella (queen of Castile) and Ferdinand (the king of Portugal who married Isabella) in 1478. It was formed because Monarchs restricted the rights of jews. Because of this, there were many riots by anti jews in 1391. Many Jews converted,they were called conversos. What most Christians didn't know was the they secretly practiced their religion. These

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    The Spanish Inquisition In the year 1469 there was a union between the Spanish kingdoms, Aragon and Castile. This union would ignite the darkest moment of Spanish history, the Spanish Inquisition. Ferdinand of Aragon married Isabella I of Castile, in hopes of obtaining the Castilian crown. Isabella's high-spirited and politically astute personality enabled her to retain sovereign authority

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    are the Jews. Since the rise of Catholicism, Jews have, at more points in history than just one, been hunted and slaughtered. In this paper, we will take a closer look into a time when Jews were killed by the thousands, known simply as the Spanish Inquisition. Many centuries ago, Spain was split into 6 major parts; the kingdoms of Castile, Aragon, Granada, Navarre, Portugal, and Majorca, with Castile being this largest. For a long period of time, the Islamic kingdom of the Moors had been attempting

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    The Spanish Inquisition became an infamous event in history that would interest and shock people for centuries to come. King Ferdinand V and Queen Isabella of Spain started the Spanish Inquisition in September of 1480; however, it was two years earlier in the November of 1478 that Pope Sixtus IV actually authorized the two monarchs to set up and start the Inquisition. (The Spanish Inquisition, n.d.) The Inquisition mostly dealt with the conversos, or "Jews who had converted either under duress

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    The Spanish Inquisition began in the late 15th century and continued the early 19th century. The main intention of the Inquisition was an attempt to “purify” the people of Spain and bring forth unity, therefore causing the mistreatment of various groups: Jews, Muslims, Lutherans, Erasmians, Illuminists, and basically any other group that did not easily conform into this “unity” of Catholicism. The Church played an important role in the Inquisition, as did the state, making it both a state and church

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    The Spanish Inquisition was founded in the year 1478. The founders of the inquisition were Isabella and Ferdinand. Besides, the primary aim of the inquisition was to maintain the Catholic orthodoxy and was under the control of the Spanish monarchy. The inquisition started between the years 1478 to the year 1834, and it focused on combating heresy in Spain (Green 7). The primary reason behind the formation of the Inquisition by the duo mentioned above includes the concerns of the economic and spiritual

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    The Spanish Inquisition lasted from 1478 to 1834. The goal of the Spanish Inquisition was to expel, convert or kill all Non-Catholics from Spain in Spain. When people were accused heresy they would be pit on trial, but before they could be on trial they had to sit in jail which most of them were unsanitary and people were given little food to eat. The punishments people received if they were found guilty were: torture, public humiliation, and death. The trials were unfair, unjustified and not necessary

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    what they believed in. All of these incidents have never been forgotten; one very infamous one would be the Spanish Inquisition. The Spanish Inquisition was started to “cleanse” the Church of heretics and purify Spain. They executed Jews, Muslims, and other minorities not of Christian faith. Ferdinand and Isabella were in crown of Spain and appointed the Church to start the Spanish Inquisition. These cases will be discussed in the fallowing paper. Isabella promised whenever she reaches the throne she

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    History of The Spanish Inquisition

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    The Spanish Inquisition became a major part of Spain’s history. The Spanish Inquisition began a restoration for Catholicism but as time progressed, it began to be seen as a terrible aspect of Spain rule by other European countries. The Spanish Inquisition was formed to get rid of heresy but soon turned into using force, to have people convert to Catholicism and get rid of the growing threat of Judaism and Protestantism. The Islamic presence in Spain would lead to a medieval Inquisition which served

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    The Spanish Inquisition Essay

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    The Spanish Inquisition The word “inquisition” means to examine. Inquisitors would “examine” suspected Heretics, people whose ideas do not match those of the Roman Catholic Church, and punish them accordingly. This included torture and burning. The great inquisition movement that took place in Spain, or Hispania as it was called before Spain united. It was called The Spanish Inquisition. It took place for approximately five hundred years, from the late 15th century to mid 19th century. Many ironic

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