Detail of a procession of the Spanish Inquisition in Goa entering the church with standards and banners. Engraving.
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The Spanish Inquisition was a council to combat heresy, authorized by a papal bull in 1478 and established by King Ferdinand II and Queen Isabella in 1480 as responsible to the Crown, not the Church. It used secret procedures and judicial torture, and burning its victims in public ceremonials. With its independence from papal interference, the Inquisition soon became an instrument of the Spanish Crown's build-up of absolute power in the 16th and 17th century. It was finally abolished in 1834
The procession of the Inquisition at Goa. La procession de l'inquisition à Goa ...
[Place of publication not identified] : C. du Bosc.
1 print : engraving, with etching ; image 14.3 x 20 cm
On the same sheet as no. 43216 (this catalogue)
Detail of no. 43219 (this catalogue)
Wellcome Library no. 43224i