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 The archives of the Roman Inquisition in Malta
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The Maltese Inquisition archives

Date: 1561-1798

Original Language: Italian


In the Cathedral Archives in Mdina, Malta, are the records of the Roman Inquisition’s Maltese operation, which lasted from 1561 until its abolition following the French seizure of the island in 1798. The Roman Inquisition, one of three (along with the Medieval and the Spanish Inquisitions), was tasked with protecting the spiritual well-being of th…

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Mallett, Alex, “ The archives of the Roman Inquisition in Malta”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 05 June 2020 <>

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