Tag Archive: Spanish Inquisition

Sep 16

September 16: Tomás de Torquemada

Torquemada

Tomás de Torquemada (d. 1498) It was on this date, September 16, 1498, that the Grand Inquisitor of Spain, Tomás de Torquemada, died in Ávila. Born on a date uncertain in 1420 in what is now Valladolid, Torquemada was a Dominican monk – one of the famed “hounds of the Lord” (domini canes) – in …

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Dec 05

December 5: Monty Python’s Flying Circus

Monty Python's Flying Circus

Every sperm is sacred Every sperm is great If a sperm is wasted God gets quite irate.

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