Tomas de Torquemada

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Synonyms for Tomas de Torquemada

the Spaniard who as Grand Inquisitor was responsible for the death of thousands of Jews and suspected witches during the Spanish Inquisition (1420-1498)


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This is one source of the debate among some scholars about whether a Jew rather than someone from Tomas de Torquemada's circle composed the text.
It wasn't just some flash-in-the-pan (no pun intended) episode when Tomas de Torquemada lost the run of himself while ridding Spain of non-believers.
Could he be the watered down, modern equivalent of Tomas de Torquemada?
Still, Kelly and Costigan are excellent, although the show-stealer for me is David Fielder as Tomas de Torquemada, chief inquisitor of the Spanish reign of terror.
THE series profiling some of history's most notorious figures focuses on Tomas de Torquemada.