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By E. William Monter

Frontiers of Heresy is one of the first significant English-language contributions to the background of the Spanish Inquisition given that Henry Charles Lea accomplished his vintage curvey 80 years in the past. concentrating on the lands past Castile, Professor Monter analyzes the actions of the Holy place of work in the course of an 'Aragonese Century' (1530–1630) while those frontier tribunals have been its such a lot energetic parts. This 'other' Spanish Inquisition almost neglected switched over Jews and their descendants, yet brutally burdened Moriscos and immigrant employees from France; it finished approximately as many of us for sodomy as for heresy. regardless of competition from neighborhood elites, the Inquisition played many prone for the king, sending millions of heretics to the galleys or even shooting horse-smugglers alongside the Pyrenees. Frontiers of Heresy relies upon a huge number of archival resources, and represents an important reappraisal of 1 of crucial but misunderstood associations of early sleek Europe.

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