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1 November 1478 Pope Sixtus IV establishes Spanish Inquisition #otdimjh

Pope Sixtus IV issues Exigit Sinceras Devotionis Affectus establishing the Spanish Inquisition in the Kingdom of Castile. The basic accusation of the Inquisition was that Jews who converted to Christianity were still secretly Jewish. The Tribunal of the Holy Office … Continue reading

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