5. Burning Maria Barbara age 96
Maria Barbara Carillo age 96
Maria Barbara Carillo (Jan, 1625 – Madrid, 18 May 1721) was burned at the stake by the church for heresy (having contrary opinion to the bible) during the Spanish Inquisition.
She was executed at the age of 95 or 96 and is the oldest person known to have been executed at the instigation of the Inquisition. She belonged to a large group of people that were forcibly baptized Jews, who were accused of secretly practicing the Jewish religion.