A history of the Inquisition of the Middle Ages
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A history of the Inquisition of the Middle Ages by Henry Charles Lea

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Published by Macmillan in London .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Inquisition.

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Edition Notes

Statementby Henry Charles Lea. Vol.3.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22181891M

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A History of the Inquisition of the Middle Ages book. Read 5 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. A History of the Inquisition of the /5. The Inquisition, in historical ecclesiastical parlance also referred to as the "Holy Inquisition", was a group of institutions within the Catholic Church whose aim was to combat heresy. The Inquisition started in 12th-century France to combat religious dissent, in particular the Cathars and the Waldensians. The first medieval inquisition, the episcopal inquisition, was established in the year by a papal bull of Pope Lucius III entitled Ad abolendam, "For the purpose of doing away with." It was a response to the growing Catharist movement in southern France. The ground covered is the terrain of H. C. Lea's immense work, 'A History of the Inquisition of the Middle Ages'; but that was published more than thirty years ago, and since then much has been written, though not indeed much in English, on the mediæval Inquisition and cognate subjects.

Aug 20,  · The Inquisition was a powerful office set up within the Catholic Church to root out and punish heresy throughout Europe and the Americas. purporting to tell the history of the Earth from its. The history of the Inquisition naturally divides itself into two portions, each of which may be considered as a whole. The Reformation is the boundary-line between them, except in Spain, where the New Inquisition was founded by Ferdinand and Isabella. Page - European monarchies was undergoing reconstruction, and the happiness of future generations depended on the character of the new institutions. That in this reorganization the worst features of the imperial jurisprudence — the use of torture and the inquisitorial process — should be eagerly, nay, almost exclusively, adopted, should be divested of the safeguards which in Rome. Apr 15,  · A History of the Inquisition of the Middle Ages. by Henry Charles Lea, author of "An Historical Sketch of Sacerdotal Celibacy," "Superstition and Force," "Studies in Church History.".

Apr 08,  · A History of The Inquisition of The Middle Ages; volume I book. Read 5 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. This book was converted fr /5. A history of the Inquisition of the Middle Ages by Henry Charles Lea; 32 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Inquisition, In library, Accessible book, Inquisitie, Church history, Perseguicao Religiosa, History; Times: Middle Ages, About the Book -- A History of the Inquisition of the Middle Ages, in 3 Volumes Henry Charles Lea's three volume The History of the Inquisition of the Middle Ages is still widely regarded by scholars in the field as one of the outstanding works of scholarship on the subject. In Volume 1, Lea presents background information about the Inquisition - the events which occurred to prompt the church 5/5(). Internet Archive BookReader A history of the Inquisition of the Middle Ages.