Jimenez-de-cisneros-francisco definitions

dĕ sēs-nĕ'rōs, thĕ thēs-
Spanish prelate and political leader. The confessor of Isabella I, he imposed conversion to Christianity on the Moors of Granada, leading to an uprising (1499–1500), and was appointed grand inquisitor (1507). He founded the university of Alcalá de Henares (1508).
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