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THOMAS DE TORQUEMADA

THOMAS DE TORQUEMADA (1420-1498), a prior of a Dominican monastery who became in 1483, during the reign of Ferdinand and Isabella, head of the Inquisition, a "holy office" he administered with merciless cruelty.

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