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auto-da-fe

auto-da-fe Sentence Examples

  • An Inquisition tribunal was established in the capital in 1571, and in 1574 its first auto-da-fe was celebrated with the burning of " twenty-one pestilent Lutherans."

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  • The agents of the " New Christians " in Rome long contrived, by lavish bribery and with the support of many enlightened Portuguese, to delay the preliminary negotiations; but in 1536 the Holy Office was established in Lisbon, where the first auto-da fe was held in 1540, and in 1560 its operations were extended to India.

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  • AUTO-DA-FE, more correctly AUTO-DE-FE (act of faith),rthe name of the ceremony during the course of which the sentences of the Spanish inquisition were read and executed.

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  • The handing over of impenitent persons, and those who had relapsed, to the secular power, and their punishment, did not usually take place on the occasion of an auto-da-fe, properly so called.

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  • His mother was only released from prison in October 1729, after she had undergone torture and figured as a penitent in another auto-da fe.

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  • An Inquisition tribunal was established in the capital in 1571, and in 1574 its first auto-da-fe was celebrated with the burning of " twenty-one pestilent Lutherans."

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  • The agents of the " New Christians " in Rome long contrived, by lavish bribery and with the support of many enlightened Portuguese, to delay the preliminary negotiations; but in 1536 the Holy Office was established in Lisbon, where the first auto-da fe was held in 1540, and in 1560 its operations were extended to India.

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  • AUTO-DA-FE, more correctly AUTO-DE-FE (act of faith),rthe name of the ceremony during the course of which the sentences of the Spanish inquisition were read and executed.

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  • The handing over of impenitent persons, and those who had relapsed, to the secular power, and their punishment, did not usually take place on the occasion of an auto-da-fe, properly so called.

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