The Beata Dolores: the Inquisition’s true last victim

(An inaccurate depiction of the execution, as the nuna Beata Dolores was already dead before being put in the bonfire)

Legend often had it that the last victim of the Inquisition was a teacher named Cayetano Ripoll, but technically that wasn’t true. It was a blind nun from Seville known as the Beata Dolores. In 1781, she earned the dubious honor of being the true final victim. The circumstances were especially tragic. Listen and learn more.

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