Daily entries from the 17th century London diary
Da Silva is first mentioned in the annotations
L&M Companion only says:Portuguese merchant; 'a Jew of great wealth and full credit in Amsterdam' (Clarendon).
More on D. Silva.
He was also an intermediary for Catherine
From Antonia Fraser's "King Charles II"
He appears as Eduarte Da Silva, a "New Christian" (that is a jew converted to meet the requirements of the Inquisition.)
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