Alhambra Decree

(1492)

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King Ferdinand and Queen Isabella, by the grace of God, Rulers of Castile, León, Aragon, and other dominions of the crown, to prince Juan, the dukes, marquises, earls, religious orders, and their Masters, … lords of castles, knights, and all the Jewish men and women of any age and anyone else this letter may concern, health and grace.

It is well known that in our dominions, there are certain bad Christians that judaized and committed apostasy against the holy Catholic faith, the chief cause of which was relations between Jews and Christians. Therefore, in the year 1480, we...


Source: Edicto de Expulsión de los Judíos. English translation by Marcia...

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