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Context of The history of the Romish inquisition and inquisitors. : 1. Containing by what means and when it was first brought in and established, on whom the first storm fell. 2. Their manner of proceeding in it, relating to the judicial part in imprisoning, examining prisoners, and forcing them to a confession or abjuration of their religion, by several most horrid ways of tortures and exquisit torments. 3. Their manner of imposing and inflicting cruel pennance on very slight suspicions and rigor towards absolved penitents. 4. The methods the inquisitors take in their citations, visitations, and committing men and women to their loathsome dungeons, where many thousands perish with want and intollerable oppression. Published in this holy year of jubilee compared and ballanced with the large indulgences granted by the Church of Rome, and the severe prosecution of Protestants in the Romish Inquisition, 1700. Taken from their own authors, with some reflections on their barbarous and inhumane cruelty in the destruction of Protestants
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