Chapter 2. The Inquisition as an Institution

  1. Helen Rawlings

Published Online: 4 FEB 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470773314.ch2

The Spanish Inquisition

The Spanish Inquisition

How to Cite

Rawlings, H. (2006) The Inquisition as an Institution, in The Spanish Inquisition, Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470773314.ch2

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 4 FEB 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780631205999

Online ISBN: 9780470773314



  • inquisition;
  • court of law;
  • catholic state;
  • inquisitor general;
  • ecclesiastical authority


This chapter contains section titled:

  • The Office of Inquisitor General

  • The Council of Inquisition

  • The Inquisition in the Provinces

  • The Procedures of the Inquisition

  • The Auto de Fe

  • The Finances of the Inquisition