Grand Inquisitor

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Noun1.Grand Inquisitor - director of the court of Inquisition (especially in Spain and Portugal)Grand Inquisitor - director of the court of Inquisition (especially in Spain and Portugal)
Portugal, Portuguese Republic - a republic in southwestern Europe on the Iberian Peninsula; Portuguese explorers and colonists in the 15th and 16th centuries created a vast overseas empire (including Brazil)
Espana, Kingdom of Spain, Spain - a parliamentary monarchy in southwestern Europe on the Iberian Peninsula; a former colonial power
Inquisitor - an official of the ecclesiastical court of the Inquisition
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The Charlie Hills-trained filly was last seen at Chelmsford in May, where there was a fair bit to take from her defeat to Grand Inquisitor, who has won again since and been narrowly touched off a couple of times.
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Buxton was the show, he played considered Inquisitor, almost of his role David Heathcote Ian Grange and Celia Poole were an ideal comical duo who lit up the stage from their first entrance through to their brilliant duet 'To Help Unhappy Commoners.' .' Not least for standing in at the last minute as Don Alhambra, while appearing in the chorus, a featured role or hiding behind The Beano in many other scenes, Richard Buxton was the star of the show.He played a gentle and considered Grand Inquisitor, almost weary of his role and with a hint of melancholy as Gianetta shows him a sign of affection in her lovely scene, 'Kind Sir, You Cannot Have The Heart'.
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Grand Inquisitor: To appease eternal justice, God's own son upon the cross.'
Before he can complete his task, Mateo is arrested and promised a pardon for his life by the Grand Inquisitor in exchange for solving a series of gruesome crimes.
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In tiny print, the programme points out that the four-strong cast put on a fur coat when they are playing the degenerate father and a cloak when it's their turn to be the grand inquisitor.
My character, Julian, is a detective, a grand inquisitor.
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