Spanish Inquisition

By cbruner
  • Jan 1, 1400

    What were the motives behind it?

    offenses other then heresy, sorcery, alchemy, blasphemy, sexual abberation, and infanticide.
  • Jan 1, 1427

    What was it?

    The inquisition was a medieval church court instituted to seek out and prosecuted heretics. 1400 - 1500
  • Jan 1, 1430

    Where did it occur?

  • Jan 1, 1448

    Why did it occur?

    an interrogation, and tried to obtain the confession that was necessary for conviction
  • Sep 21, 1456

    What methods were used?

  • Jan 1, 1478

    When did it occur?

  • Jan 1, 1483

    Who was involved?

    On the insistence of Ferdinand II of Aragon and Isabella I of Castile, Pope Sixtus IV endorsed