Inquisition in Catalonia

It may seem childish, but it did please me to discover that Doris Moreno Martínez was supervised for her thesis on the Inquisition in C16th Catalunya by one Ricardo García Cárcel. Having survived his encarcelación in these parts, Abenatar Melo escaped to Amsterdam where he wrote a verse version (1626) of the Psalms of David, attributing rather touchingly his escape from the ferocious beasts to his repentance:

Nel infierno metido,
de la Inquisición dura,
entre fieros leones de albedrío,
de allí me has redimido,
dando a mis males cura,
sólo porque me viste arrepentido.

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