When was American Inquisition created?
American Inquisition was created on 2007-10-15.
Phillip II of Spain did not create the Inquisition. His great-grandparents, the Catholic Monarch's, Fernando and Isabel, created the Inquisition to help unite Catholic Spain. Phillip II exercised the Inquisition because he was devoutly religious and was trying to fight against the Protestant movements in Europe.
What are the release dates for Secret Files of the Inquisition - 2006 The End of the Inquisition 1-4?
The original Papal inquisition was set up to find heretics. The Spanish Inquisition was originally established to sniff out 'insincere converts' from Judaism, and later extended its scope to include 'insincere converts' from Islam. By about 1600 something like 20% of all those in trouble with the Spanish Inquisition were being 'investigated' for allegedly 'insulting the Inquisition', failing to respect the Inquisition and so on.
Answer The Spanish Inquisition was set up with jurisdiction over people who already professed to be members of the Christian faith. Thus, it had no formal jurisdiction over 'heathen' people. However, armed soldiers accompanied the missionaries whose role it was to convert the natives of America, willingly or otherwise.
Was the court established by the church to uncover heresy and punish the heretics in The Inquisition?
Roman Catholic Answer There is no simple answer to this question, as you are dealing with a period of nearly seven centuries, and many different inquisitions. The Medieval Inquisition ran from 1184-1230. The Spanish Inquisition from 1478 through 1834, the Portuguese Inquisition from 1536 through 1821, and the roman Inquisition from 1542 through 1860. When people in the the modern, western world refer to "The Inquisition", most of the time they are referring to the…