History UsefulNotes / TheSpanishInquisition

10th Jan '17 2:52:07 AM Saveelich
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* It is to be featured in the [[Film/{{AssassinsCreed2016}} 2016 Assassins Creed movie.]]

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* It is to be featured in the [[Film/{{AssassinsCreed2016}} ''Film/AssassinsCreed2016'' (the 2016 Assassins Creed movie.]]film).
23rd Dec '16 8:53:12 AM XanderVJ
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'''The Spanish Inquisition''' was a StateSec of the Catholic Church in the Kingdom of Castile-Leon founded by Queen Isabella in 1478. It was later given jurisdiction over the Crown of Aragon (a union of the kingdoms of Aragon, Valencia, and Catalonia) and the Lordship of Navarra as well and eventually[[note]] after the war of the Austrian Succession, in which Aragon and Navarra sided with the Austrian Habsburgs and were crushed[[/note]] the unified Kingdom of Spain. It was disbanded in 1834.

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'''The Spanish Inquisition''' (known among Spaniards as "the Holy Inquisition" or "la Santa Inquisición") was a StateSec of the Catholic Church in the Kingdom of Castile-Leon founded by Queen Isabella in 1478. It was later given jurisdiction over the Crown of Aragon (a union of the kingdoms of Aragon, Valencia, and Catalonia) and the Lordship of Navarra as well and eventually[[note]] after the war of the Austrian Succession, in which Aragon and Navarra sided with the Austrian Habsburgs and were crushed[[/note]] the unified Kingdom of Spain. It was disbanded in 1834.
16th Nov '16 3:30:52 AM JamesAustin
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-->--'''Series/MontyPythonsFlyingCircus'''

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-->--'''Series/MontyPythonsFlyingCircus'''
-->-- ''Series/MontyPythonsFlyingCircus''
14th Oct '16 3:22:04 PM nombretomado
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** And by extension, the Inquisition is the main organization of ExterminatusNow. There are also two references to the Monty Python sketch.

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** And by extension, the Inquisition is the main organization of ExterminatusNow.''Webcomic/ExterminatusNow''. There are also two references to the Monty Python sketch.
6th Jun '16 10:29:20 PM ArtemisPal
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** Protestant Nations [[NotSoDifferent themselves executed witches and dissidents en masse]], so their criticism was mostly just propaganda against their religious opponents, with each side considering the other heretics. And then atheist writers started to put pens to paper [[HistoricalVillainUpgrade and]], [[{{Demonization}}well]]...

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** Protestant Nations [[NotSoDifferent themselves executed witches and dissidents en masse]], so their criticism was mostly just propaganda against their religious opponents, with each side considering the other heretics. And then atheist writers started to put pens to paper [[HistoricalVillainUpgrade and]], [[{{Demonization}}well]]...
[[{{Demonization}} well]]...
6th Jun '16 10:29:03 PM ArtemisPal
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** Protestant Nations [[NotSoDifferent themselves executed witches and dissidents en masse]], so their criticism was mostly just propaganda against their religious opponents, with each side considering the other heretics. And then atheist writers started to put pens to paper...

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** Protestant Nations [[NotSoDifferent themselves executed witches and dissidents en masse]], so their criticism was mostly just propaganda against their religious opponents, with each side considering the other heretics. And then atheist writers started to put pens to paper...
paper [[HistoricalVillainUpgrade and]], [[{{Demonization}}well]]...
4th Jun '16 3:12:08 AM Morgenthaler
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* Kage Baker's novel ''[[TheCompanyNovels In the Garden of Iden]]'' has its immortal cyborg protagonist, Mendoza, rescued as a child from the Spanish Inquisition. She is not above using this to try to squeeze sympathy and better job postings from her superiors.
* Depicted as a cancer on an idealized body politic in ''TheFountain'' by Creator/DarrenAronofsky. Then we realize it was [[spoiler:[[AllJustADream All Just a Story in the head of a dying astronaut who has attained enlightenment.]]]]

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* Kage Baker's novel ''[[TheCompanyNovels ''[[Literature/TheCompanyNovels In the Garden of Iden]]'' has its immortal cyborg protagonist, Mendoza, rescued as a child from the Spanish Inquisition. She is not above using this to try to squeeze sympathy and better job postings from her superiors.
* Depicted as a cancer on an idealized body politic in ''TheFountain'' ''Film/TheFountain'' by Creator/DarrenAronofsky. Then we realize it was [[spoiler:[[AllJustADream All Just a Story in the head of a dying astronaut who has attained enlightenment.]]]]



* Mentioned in the early books of EricFlint and DavidWeber's ''1632'' series, but comes to the fore in ''1634: The Galileo Affair''.

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* Mentioned in the early books of EricFlint Creator/EricFlint and DavidWeber's Creator/DavidWeber's ''1632'' series, but comes to the fore in ''1634: The Galileo Affair''.



* ''WarhammerFantasy'', [[OlderThanTheyThink way before]] Warhammer 40K, had the Witch Hunters, agents who hunted down Chaos activities, unlicensed magic users, mutants, and whatever else they don't like much. Their authority might come from local authorities, the official [[KnightTemplar State Cult]], or simply [[{{Vigilante}} be acting on their own]].

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* ''WarhammerFantasy'', ''TabletopGame/WarhammerFantasy'', [[OlderThanTheyThink way before]] Warhammer 40K, had the Witch Hunters, agents who hunted down Chaos activities, unlicensed magic users, mutants, and whatever else they don't like much. Their authority might come from local authorities, the official [[KnightTemplar State Cult]], or simply [[{{Vigilante}} be acting on their own]].



* Paul Luther is detained by the Inquisition in ''EternalDarkness''; his chapter is even titled "Heresy!".
* The Inquisition is still around in the DresdenFiles. [[spoiler: GoodShepherd Father Forthill is even a member.]] Nowadays, though their primary goal is dealing with dangerous supernatural threats and helping the Knights of the Cross. They're really very sorry about what happened in Spain, and have sworn off political power because of it.

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* Paul Luther is detained by the Inquisition in ''EternalDarkness''; ''VideoGame/EternalDarkness''; his chapter is even titled "Heresy!".
* The Inquisition is still around in the DresdenFiles.''Literature/TheDresdenFiles''. [[spoiler: GoodShepherd Father Forthill is even a member.]] Nowadays, though their primary goal is dealing with dangerous supernatural threats and helping the Knights of the Cross. They're really very sorry about what happened in Spain, and have sworn off political power because of it.
16th May '16 2:09:55 AM Random888
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* It's given a passing reference in the song "I'm an Ordinary Man" from ''Film/MyFairLady'':
--> ''I prefer a new edition\\
Of the Spanish Inquisition\\
Than to ever let a woman in my life!''

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* It's given a passing reference in In the song "I'm an An Ordinary Man" from ''Film/MyFairLady'':
--> ''I prefer a
''Film/MyFairLady'', Henry Higgins says he WouldRatherSuffer "a new edition\\
Of
edition of the Spanish Inquisition\\
Than
Inquisition than to ever let a woman in my life!''life."
16th May '16 1:59:38 AM Random888
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''Of the Spanish Inquisition\\
''Than to ever let a woman in my life!''

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''Of Of the Spanish Inquisition\\
''Than Than to ever let a woman in my life!''
16th May '16 1:58:17 AM Random888
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* It's given a passing reference in the song "I'm an Ordinary Man" from ''Film/MyFairLady'':
--> ''I prefer a new edition\\
''Of the Spanish Inquisition\\
''Than to ever let a woman in my life!''
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