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date: 12 May 2021

Lumbrozo, Jacoblocked

(?–between 17 Nov. 1665 and May 1666)
  • Lois Green Carr

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Lumbrozo, Jacob (?–between 17 Nov. 1665 and May 1666), physician and accused blasphemer, also known as John Lumbrozo, was a Portuguese Jew from Lisbon. A court record describes Lumbrozo as being “black,” suggesting that he was a Moor. His parents are unknown, but he had a sister living in Holland in 1665....

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