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Here is how the historian Dr. Ludwig Pastor explains it in his 1899 The History of the Popes vol. 5 pp. 345-7: The Jews in Spain were a source of considerable trouble to Innocent VIII. They had become a real danger to the population by their usury and their proselytising. In 1484, the Pope took measures to counteract the evil; and in the following year he ...

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