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King João III: although it was his father and antecessor, king Manuel I (1495–1521), who had requested it, it was under John III that the Inquisition
King João III: although it was his father and antecessor, king Manuel I (1495–1521), who had requested it, it was under John III that the Inquisition was established in Portugal.
Death certificate of Rosa Egipcíaca, recorded by the Inquisition.
Death certificate of Rosa Egipcíaca, recorded by the Inquisition.
Executions by fire after an auto de fé in Lisbon's Terreiro do Paço.
Executions by fire after an auto de fé in Lisbon's Terreiro do Paço.
The torture of water, in a 1556 woodcut
The torture of water, in a 1556 woodcut
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Tribunal at the Inquisitor's Palace in Birgu, Malta. Eymeric's manual recommends that the accused be seated on a backless low bench.
Tribunal at the Inquisitor's Palace in Birgu, Malta. Eymeric's manual recommends that the accused be seated on a backless low bench.
Pedro Berruguete, Saint Dominic Guzmán presiding over an Auto da fe (c. 1495). Many artistic representations falsely depict torture and burning at the
Pedro Berruguete, Saint Dominic Guzmán presiding over an Auto da fe (c. 1495). Many artistic representations falsely depict torture and burning at the stake during the auto-da-fé (Portuguese for "Act of Faith").
A copper engraving from 1685: "Die Inquisition in Portugall"
A copper engraving from 1685: "Die Inquisition in Portugall"
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