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Torquemada

Tomás de . 1420--98, Spanish Dominican monk. As first Inquisitor-General of Spain (1483--98), he was responsible for the burning of some 2000 heretics
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Pluses included a deliciously camp portrayal of the poet Gonsalve by Alek Shrader; a big minus was the far-too-young Torquemada of Francois Piolino, a dead ringer for Allo, Allo's Herr Flick.
Markham (1904, 2:405-51) also included a translation of the 1723 edition of Fray Juan de Torquemada's account of the voyage in Monarquia Indiana (Torquemada 1943-44, 1:738-52), first published in Seville in 1615.
Torquemada's shop is more of a junk store than a clockmaker's, which loses some of the pernickety refinement that defines his milieu and character.
The structure of her essay is brilliantly effective, moving back and forth between considerations of Antonio de Torquemada's encyclopedic miscellany Jardin de flores curiosas (1568) and Cervantes's Los trabajos de Persiles y Sigismunda (1616).
Encouraged by the way Manning junior's cult took over the federal Conservative Party and turned it into Torquemada's Dream, Alberta theofascists concluded that a provincial government slightly to the Right of Attila the Hun was too liberal.
If this sounds a bit hodge-podge, it is; in the book's introduction, four chapters, and very brief afterword, Castillo looks at a wide variety of cultural texts produced during the Spanish Golden Age, from miscellanea like Antonio de Torquemada's Jardin de flores curiosas (1570) and Julian de Medrano's La silva curioso (1583) to morality tales like Cristobal Lozano's La cueva de Hercules (1667), narratives of ambiguity like Miguel de Cervantes's Novelas ejemplares (1613), and lurid narratives of violence like Maria de Zayas's Desenganos amorosos (1647).
The articles reflect these interests, with topics that include an analysis of Pope Urban II's definition of the role of the papal legate to the Crusader States, Juan de Torquemada's views on witches, the circumstances that led to Cambridge University receiving the designation of studium generale, and an article on the continued non-official use of the ius commune in the early Middle Ages, by Edward Peters.