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The Inquisition: Decrees

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8155

Scope and Contents

A set of decrees condemning printed books and manuscript works in circulation. 1. Copy of a proclamation by the inquisitors of the dioceses of Cartagena and Orihuela condemning thirty-two works and ordering the expurgation of seven others, 11 pages, Murcia, 1747. 2. Copy of a proclamation by the Inquisitor General, D. Manuel Isidro Orozco Manrique de Lara, Archbishop of Santiago de Compostela, condemning eight propositions and ordering printed books to be altered accordingly, 7 pages, Madrid, 1745. 3. Copy of a proclamation by the inquisitors of Murcia condemning twenty-nine works, 8 pages, Murcia, 1743.


  • Creation: 1743-1747

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1 volume(s) (1 volume)

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

The volume was formerly part of the collection of Sir Thomas Phillipps, MS 20625. Received as a bequest of Professor Edward M. Wilson, Emeritus Professor of Spanish, 1978.

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