A Marrano physician, who had escaped from Portugal, and was his devoted adherent, received the crown of Portugal.
There were in Portugal hardly any but Jewish, that is to say, Marrano physicians.
Portugal fell to a Marrano physician who had escaped from the Inquisition.
A Marrano physician named Jacob Zemach appears to have stood at their head.
The king did, indeed, institute a strict inquiry to discover the accomplices of the two Marrano monks.
After all, the writer turned out to be a Marrano, one Emanuel da Costa.
Antonio de Montezinos was a Marrano, whom business or love of travel had led to America.
Nearly all Marrano members had to commence to learn Hebrew in advanced age!
He consented to the restriction of Marrano emigration, so strenuously insisted upon by the Portuguese court.
There were then in Hamburg 125 adults of Marrano descent, among whom were ten capitalists, two physicians, and three artisans.
"Jew or Moor converted to Christianity," 1580s, from Spanish, probably literally "pig, swine," an expression of contempt, from Arabic muharram "forbidden thing" (eating of pork is forbidden by Muslim and Jewish religious law), from haruma "was forbidden" (see harem).