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Juan de Escobedo

Escobedo, Juan de (hwän dā āskōbāˈħō) [key], d. 1578, Spanish politician, secretary to John of Austria in the Netherlands. He was murdered while on a mission in Madrid. Antonio Pérez was, perhaps unjustly, charged with the murder.

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