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Jacobus Simancas, Simancas
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Diego de Simancas

Date of Birth: January 1513

Place of Birth: Cordova, Spain

Date of Death: November 1583

Place of Death: Zamora, Spain

Biography

 Diego de Simancas was one of the most important theorists of the Spanish Inquisition. A Castilian jurist of the 16th century, his career included appointments as university professor, judge in a royal appellate court, member of the Inquisition’s governing council, special envo…

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Lynn, Kimberly, “Jacobus Simancas, Simancas”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 21 October 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2451-9537_cmrii_COM_26316>
First published online: 2015



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