Inquisition Events in History

1633 Event - Galileo Galilei is forced by Inquisition to "abjure, curse, and detest" his Copernican heliocentric views

1633 Event - Italian astronomer Galileo Galilei arrived in Rome for trial before Inquisition for professing belief that earth revolves around the Sun

1616 Event - Spanish Inquisition delivers injunction to Galileo

1570 Death - Antonio Paleario, Italian humanist, executed by inquisition at 67

1565 Event - Compromise of the Nobles closes against inquisition

1550 Event - Powers of Dutch inquisition extends

1542 Event - Pope Paul III begins inquisition against Protestants (Sactum Officium)

1536 Event - Mexico begins it's inquisition

1536 Event - Pope Paul III installs Portugese inquisition

1526 Event - Pope Clemens VII publishes degree Cum ad zero - forms Inquisition

1476 Birthday - Paul IV, Giampietro Caraffa, inquisition/Pope, 1555-59