Example sentences for: inquisition

How can you use “inquisition” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Surely the Monty Python cast is about to leap into view, shouting "Nobody expects the Spanish Inquisition!"

  • During the Inquisition, suspected heretics were burned at the stake in this enclosure, and here Ferdinand and Isabella received Columbus in 1493 on his return from his first voyage.

  • As the Inquisition established its reign of terror to stamp out heresy, converted Jews, conversos, and Muslims, moriscos, were looked upon with suspicion, and many left the country or were condemned to death.

  • The converted Jews (conversos) and Moors (Moriscos) who remained in Spain were viewed with suspicion by the Inquisition, which had been established by the Catholic Monarchs to stamp out heresy.

  • To deal with the small communities of Jews and Nestorian Christian “heretics,” who had settled down on the Malabar coast in the mists of antiquity, the then Archbishop of Goa opened a local branch of the Holy Inquisition.


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