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Anonymous asked in Society & CultureReligion & Spirituality · 4 months ago

How many people were punished during the Medieval Inquisition?

The Medieval Inquisition was a series of Inquisitions (Catholic Church bodies charged with suppressing heresy) from around 1184, including the Episcopal Inquisition (1184–1230s) and later the Papal Inquisition (1230s).

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Medieval_Inquisition...

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  • Jeff
    Lv 5
    4 months ago
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    Catholics and christians like to rewrite this part of history, to make it sound like almost nothing. Don't buy their BuyBull-Home-School HorseCrap.  Do your own research and LEARN what really happened during this horrid, bloody time.

  • 4 months ago

    A lot of it is hogwash. Much of it was Protestant propaganda. Learn about Black Legend.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CY-pS6iLFuc

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    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Black_legend_(Spain)

    Torture and execution was commonplace at that time for Protestants. In England you could be executed for damaging shrubs in a public square. In Germany you could have your eyes gouged out for returning to the country from banishment. In France you could be disemboweled for stealing sheep. But the inquisition used none of these methods.

    In fact, none of the punishments were ever carried out by the Church. It was the State that executed the sentencing. And it should be noted that heresy wasn't a mere "difference in opinion." It was a belligerent or inculcating movement to purposely drive people away from the Church. And that was considered treason to the State. By the way, treason is still punishable by execution in the United States.

  • 4 months ago

    Too many. Way too many.

  • Anonymous
    4 months ago

    1543 times fewer than the number of blacks enslaved by Muslims during the same time 

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  • Anonymous
    4 months ago

    It will never be known, but no doubt it was in the millions. Catholics were happy to murder and  torture in order to please their god. And at the same time priests were haranguing people in church about love, forgiveness, and the ten commandments.  

  • Elle
    Lv 7
    4 months ago

    Why did you answer your own question?

  • Anonymous
    4 months ago

    2 or 3         

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