Some Recent Work on the Inquisition in Spain and Italy

  title={Some Recent Work on the Inquisition in Spain and Italy},
  author={Geoffrey Parker},
  journal={The Journal of Modern History},
  pages={519 - 532}
  • G. Parker
  • Published 1 September 1982
  • History
  • The Journal of Modern History
The recent publication of detailed catalogues of Inquisitorial archives in Spain and Italy has made it possible, for the first time, to investigate the activities of the Holy Office at a deeper level than the classic studies of Kamen, Lea, Cechetti, and others. In Spain, the surviving records have been pieced together and some 49,000 trials have been analyzed.' This is no mean feat, for the Spanish Inquisition in its prime could boast twentyone regional tribunals under a central supreme court… 
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