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CONTENTS.
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Efforts to Establish an Episcopal Inquisition 313
Endeavor to Create a Legatine Inquisition 315
Fitness of the Mendicant Orders for the Work. 318
Secular Legislation for Suppression of Heresy 319
Edict of Gregory XI. in 1231.—Secular Inquisition Tried 324
Tentative Introduction of Papal Inquisitors 326
Dominicans Invested with Inquisitorial Functions 328
Episcopal Functions not Superseded 330
Struggle between Bishops and Inquisitors 332
Settlement when Inquisition Becomes Permanent. 335
Control Given to Inquisitors in Italy; in France; in Aragon 336
All Opposing Legislation Annulled 341
All Social Forces Placed at Command of Inquisition 342
Absence of Supervision and Accountability 343
Extent of Jurisdiction 347
Penalty of Impeding the Inquisition 349
Fruitless Rivalry of the Bishops 350
Limits of Extension of the Inquisition 351
The Northern Nations Virtually Exempt 352
Africa and the East 355
Vicissitudes of Episcopal Inquisition 356
Greater Efficiency of the Papal Inquisition 364
Bernard Gui's Model Inquisitor 367

CHAPTER VIII—ORGANIZATION

Simplicity of the Inquisition 369
Inquisitorial Districts.—Itinerant Inquests 370
Time of Grace.—Its Effieiency 371
Buildings and Prisons 373
Personnel of the Tribunal 374
The Records.—Their Completeness and Importance 379
Familiars.—Question of Bearing Arms 381
Resources of the State at Command of Inquisitors 385
Episcopal Concurrence in Sentence. 387
The Assembly of Experts 388
The Sermo or Auto de fé 391
Co-operation of Tribunals 394
Occasional Inquisitors-general 307