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date: 19 October 2019

Nunes [Nuñez], Hector [known as Dr Hector]locked

(1520–1591)
  • Edgar Samuel

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Nunes [Nuñez], Hector [known as Dr Hector] (1520–1591), physician and merchant, was born in Evora, Portugal. His family were among those Jews who had been forcibly baptized in 1497 by order of King Manuel I. He studied medicine at Coimbra University, taking a BA in 1540 and an MB in 1543. Because at this time the ...

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