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  • Author:
    Henry Charles Lea
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    1592441998
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    978-1592441990
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    Wipf & Stock Pub (March 21, 2003)
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    585 pages
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Henry Charles Lea (September 19, 1825 – October 24, 1909) was an American historian, civic reformer, and political activist. Lea was born and lived in Philadelphia.

Henry Charles Lea (September 19, 1825 – October 24, 1909) was an American historian, civic reformer, and political activist. His father, Isaac Lea (1792–1886) was a distinguished naturalist and member of the American Philosophical Society, and publisher. Isaac Lea was descended from a Philadelphia Quaker family, and had been born in Wilmington, Delaware.

He also describes the Inquisition in Malta, the Canary Islands, Mexico, Peru, New Granada and the Philippines. He demonstrates how some of the individuals entrusted with implementing the Inquisition abused their powers, and how the Inquisition in the Spanish colonies prevented the efficient running of governmental administrations. According to Lea the Inquisition persisted from the sixteenth right up to the nineteenth century.

Lea, Henry Charles, 1825-1909. New York : Macmillan.

More by Henry Charles Lea. A Formulary of the Papal Penitentiary in the Thirteenth Century (Classic Reprint). A History of the Inquisition of Spain: And the Inquisition in the Spanish Dependencies. Henry Charles Lea. The History of the Inquisition of Spain. History of Sacerdotal Celibacy in the Christian Church: . Superstition and Force.

Henry Charles Lea was a successful publisher and civic reformer before establishing himself as America's first . Lea’s series of books on the Inquisition are must reading for anyone seriously studying the institution.

Henry Charles Lea was a successful publisher and civic reformer before establishing himself as America's first distinguished historian of the Middle Ages. He was elected President of the American Historical Association and his works on the Spanish Inquisition were published to international acclaim. He received many honors from European universities.

Spanish dependencies sicily. Milanthe canaries mexico peru new granada. The macmillan company. LONDON: MACMILLAN & 1922 Att rights reserved C. LTD. Printed in the United States of America. Neapolitan Organization the Piazze or Seggi Activity of the Papal Inquisition Its Subordination to the Royal.