Escobedo, Juan de

Escobedo, Juan de

(hwän dā āskōbā`thō), d. 1578, Spanish politician, secretary to John of Austria in the Netherlands. He was murdered while on a mission in Madrid. Antonio PérezPérez, Antonio
, b. 1534 or 1539, d. 1611, Spanish politician. Ambitious and unscrupulous, he became secretary to King Philip II and was, with the princesa de Éboli, a center of court intrigues.
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 was, perhaps unjustly, charged with the murder.
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