Tor·que·ma·da (tôrk-mäd, tôrk-mää), Tomás de 1420-1498. Spanish Dominican friar who was appointed grand inquisitor by Pope Innocent VIII (1487). Under his authority, thousands of Jews, suspected witches, and others were killed or tortured during the Spanish Inquisition.

miércoles, 1 de agosto de 2007

inglesagil Stocks

Stocks on roller-coaster ride
Major gauges turn lower after crude sets record, erasing gains on economic reports.

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