Starkey [formerly Stirk], George [pseud. Eirenaeus Philalethes]
- William R. Newman
Starkey [formerly Stirk], George [pseud. Eirenaeus Philalethes] (1628–1665), alchemist, medical practitioner, and writer, was born George Stirk on 8 or 9 June 1628 in Bermuda, the first child of George Stirk or Stirke (c.1595–1637), a Scottish minister of Calvinist persuasions who had settled there in 1622, and ...