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date: 15 December 2019

Dee, Johnlocked

(1527–1608)
  • Thompson Cooper

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Dee, John(1527–1608), a mathematician and astrologer, was born in London, according to his own account, on 13 July 1527 (Compendious Rehearsal of John Dee, ch. i.). Dr. John David Rhys says that he was descended from the ancient family of the Dees of Nant-y-groes, Radnorshire (...

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