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Grand Inquisitor   /grænd ɪnkwˈɪzətər/   Listen
Grand Inquisitor

Director of the court of Inquisition (especially in Spain and Portugal).

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"Grand Inquisitor" Quotes from Famous Books

... I appeal to religion to decide between us. The Cure of the White Friars is a saint, seventy-five years of age. My uncle is not a Grand Inquisitor, he is Saint John; but for you he will be Fenelon—the Fenelon who said to the Duc de Bourgogne: 'Eat a calf on a Friday by all means, monseigneur. But be ...
— Honorine • Honore de Balzac

Words linked to "Grand Inquisitor" :   Portugal, Tomas de Torquemada, Spain, Espana, Jimenez de Cisneros, Kingdom of Spain, Torquemada, Portuguese Republic, inquisitor, Francisco Jimenez de Cisneros

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