A general history of the proceedings and cruelties, of the Court of Inquisition in Spain, Portugal, &c. : consisting chiefly of facts well attested, intermix'd with many remarkable tryals and sufferings ; such as have never before been collected into one intire volume, and are now only to be found in the closets of the curious / extracted from the best authorities and illustrated with occasional remarks and proper observations, to which is prefix'd an introduction concerning heresy, bigotry and persecution ; with copper plates representing the bloody and inhuman tortures of the Inquisition.

London : [s.n.], Printed in the year MDCCXXXVII [1737]
[2], xiv, 270, [2] p., [4] leaves of plates : ill. ; 17 cm (12mo)
Fingerprint: s-he iso- "f"t (3) 1737 (R)
Inquisition -- Spain -- Early works to 1800.
Inquisition -- Spain -- Anecdotes -- Early works to 1800.
Inquisition -- Portugal -- Early works to 1800.
Inquisition -- Portugal -- Anecdotes -- Early works to 1800.
Inquisition -- Mexico -- Early works to 1800.
Inquisition -- Early works to 1800.
Inquisition -- Anecdotes -- Early works to 1800.
Place of Publication:
England London.
A view of the Court of Inquisition
A narrative of the proceedings of the Inquisition in Lisbon
Some account from the Netherlandish historians of methods taken by the King of Spain to introduce the Inquisition there, with the cruelties of the Duke of Alva, &c.
The sufferings of Mr. Isaac Martin: his examination and conferences with the Lords Inquisitors
An account of the inhuman racking of William Lithgow by the Spaniards at Malaga in 1620
An account of the cruel sufferings of twenty-eight persons in the Inquisition at Valladolid: with the method of their proceedings against dead persons, houses, &c.
The examination of Louis Rame by the Inquisition of Mexico in New-Spain, in 1679, 1680, 1681, 1682
An account of the methods by which several young ladies have been seduc'd by the holy Fathers of the Inquisition into their seraglio's: and the manner in which they are kept
A conference between Herman von Flekwyk, an Antitrinitarian Anabaptist and Cornelius Adrians, a Franciscan monk of the city of Dort
The execution of a general act of faith at Madrid in the year 1680.
Signatures: A² a⁶ B-Z⁶ 2A⁴.
Engraved illustrations (plates).
Woodcut factotums, head- and tail-pieces.
Local notes:
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the Henry Charles Lea Fund.
Lea Library copy has ms. bookseller's note in pencil on front pastedown.
Lea Library copy purchased for the Penn Libraries in 2017 from Jarndyce Antiquarian Booksellers.
Lea Library copy has bookplate of Denis Gray with ms. shelf-mark ("706") in blue ink on front free endpaper.
Penn Provenance:
Gray, Denis (bookplate) (Lea Library copy)
Penn Chronology:
Cited in:
ESTC T89493
Henry Charles Lea Library (University of Pennsylvania)
Henry Charles Lea Fund.
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