The Brand of Dominic; Or, Inquisition at Rome "Supreme and Universal."

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1853 Excerpt: ...of the holy office at his residence in Alcala. A false report was therefore circulated of the king being on his way to Spain; and the princess governess wrote a letter to Carranza desiring him to hasten to Valladolid, to await his arrival. Scarcely had the morning of the 9th of August begun to dawn, when ...
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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1853 Excerpt: ...of the holy office at his residence in Alcala. A false report was therefore circulated of the king being on his way to Spain; and the princess governess wrote a letter to Carranza desiring him to hasten to Valladolid, to await his arrival. Scarcely had the morning of the 9th of August begun to dawn, when Rodrigo de Castro, brother of one of Carranza's capital enemies, bearing the royal letter, alighted in the town of Alcala de Henares, at the gate of the archiepiscopal palace, and hastened to put the letter into his hands. He read that the princess wished to see him at Valladolid as soon as possible, desired him not to wait for his usual equipage, but to travel with all speed; and promised that everything necessary for his public appearance should be provided at his lodgings. He instantly made preparation for the journey, and ordered a solemn procession, next day, to pray for the safe arrival of the king. De Castro, however, was so much fatigued with his journey, that he had to remain in bed for some days; and Carranza, not without misgiving, yet unable to believe danger so near at hand, had no heart for speed, and waited for the recovery of Thus far, my chief guide has been Llorente. In relating the circumstances of Carranza's imprisonment, and there only, I follow a recent writer, Adolfo de Castro, because, in this passage of his "Spanish Protestants," he evidently brings good authority, and is not warped by vanity or system. the messenger, that they might set out together, and perform the voyage with comfort and decorum. After a delay of eight days they set out from Alcala, and the archbishop had arranged to stop at some places on the way, for the purpose of holding confirmations. But just a week after the arrival of De Castro, another messenge...
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  • ISBN-13: 9781150180040
  • Publisher: General Books LLC
  • Publication date: 5/28/2012
  • Pages: 108
  • Product dimensions: 7.44 (w) x 9.69 (h) x 0.22 (d)

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