This Day in Jewish History 1594: A Queen's Doctor Is Executed for Treason
Denying all to the last, the secret Jew Rodrigo Lopez was convicted, hung, drawn and quartered for conspiring to poison Elizabeth I.
On June 7, 1594, Rodrigo Lopez, the official physician to Queen Elizabeth I of England, was executed before a London crowd, on charges that included conspiring to poison the queen.
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