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The Double Life of Doctor Lopez: Spies, Shakespeare and the Plot to Poison Elizabeth I

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The Double Life of Doctor Lopez: Spies, Shakespeare and the Plot to Poison Elizabeth I - Green, Dominic

Born a crypto-Jew in Portugal in 1525, Roderigo Lopez studied medicine in Spain before moving to London in 1559. A talented surgeon, Lopez soon rose to prominence at court, displaying a capacity for intrigue and espionage. In the service of spy networks, he became deeply entwined in English foreign policy. When the 1st Earl of Essex was poisoned ... Read More

The Double Life of Doctor Lopez: Spies, Shakespeare and the Plot to Poison Elizabeth I 2003, Century, London, England

ISBN-13: 9780712615396

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