Forced Converts

Some articles on forced converts:

Forced Conversion - Christianity - Spanish Inquisition
... and in the face of murder, becoming forced converts from Islam (Moriscos, Conversos and secret Moors) and forced converts from Judaism (Conversos, Crypto-Jews and Marranos) ... Then the Spanish Inquisition targeted primarily forced converts from Judaism who came under suspicion of either continuing to adhere to their old ...

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