tomás de torquemada

Torquemada

[tawr-kuh-mah-duh; Spanish tawr-ke-mah-thah]
noun
Tomás de [taw-mahs the] , 1420–98, Spanish inquisitor general.
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Torquemada (Spanish tɔrkeˈmaða)
 
n
Tomás de (toˈmas de). 1420--98, Spanish Dominican monk. As first Inquisitor-General of Spain (1483--98), he was responsible for the burning of some 2000 heretics

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