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John Dee

Mathematician, Paranormal (13-Jul-1527 — 26-Mar-1609)


Steven Clucas (editor). John Dee: Interdisciplinary Studies And English Renaissance Thoughts. Springer-Verlag. 2006. 366pp.

Nicholas H. Clulee. John Dee's Natural Philosophy: Between Science and Religion. London: Routledge. 1988.

Richard Deacon. John Dee: Scientist, Geographer, Astrologer, and Secret Agent to Elizabeth I. London: Frederick Muller. 1968. 309pp.

Peter J. French. John Dee: The Work of the Elizabethan Magus. London: Routledge & Kegan Paul. 1972. 243pp.

Deborah E. Harkness. John Dee's Conversations with Angels: Cabala, Alchemy, and the End of Nature. Cambridge University Press. 2005.

Donald C. Laycock. The Complete Enochian Dictionary: A Dictionary of the Angelic Language As Revealed to John Dee and Edward Kelly. London: Askin Publishers. 1978. 272pp.

William H. Sherman. John Dee: The Politics and Reading and Writing in the English Renaissance. Amherst, MA: University of Massachusetts Press. 1995.

Charlotte Fell Smith. John Dee (1527-1608). London: Constable. 1909.

Gyorgy Endre Szonyi. John Dee's Occultism: Magical Exaltation through Powerful Signs. Albany, NY: State University of New York Press. 2005. 362pp.

Christopher Whitby. John Dee's Actions with Spirits: 22 December 1581 to 23 May 1583. New York: Garland. 1988. (2 vols.)

Benjamin Woolley. The Queen's Conjuror: The Science and Magic of Dr Dee. London: HarperCollins. 2001. 394pp.


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  4. Encyclopaedia Britannica 11th Edition

  5. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.399)

  6. British Authors Before 1800 (p.145)

  7. Benet's Readers Encyclopedia, 4th Edition (p.259)

  8. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.140)

  9. Hutchinson Dictionary of Scientists (p.124)

  10. Who's Who in Europe, 1450-1750 (p.89)

  11. The Hutchinson Dictionary of Ideas (p.140)

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