This Day in Jewish History 1485: A Prominent Spanish Inquisitor Is Stabbed

Father Pedro Arbues, the chief inquisitor of the kingdom of Aragon, was attacked at a cathedral altar, allegedly by Conversos.

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On September 17, 1485, Father Pedro Arbues, the chief inquisitor of the kingdom of Aragon, died, two days after having been stabbed at the steps to the altar at the cathedral of Zaragoza during prayers.