- the head of the Spanish court of Inquisition
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The commission as inquisitor-general was duly issued on June 5, 1507.
The title of Inquisitor-general was not immediately invented.
He was succeeded in his see by the inquisitor-general, Gaspar Quiroga.
These, I was informed, were a judge long since dead, and an inquisitor-general.From This World to the Next
Thomas de Torquemada, first inquisitor-general of Spain, died the 16th of November, 1498.