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Dr John Dee
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Birth: Jul. 13, 1527
Greater London, England
Death: Mar. 26, 1609
Greater London, England

Astrologer and Mathematician. He was educated at St John's College, Cambridge, and was later elected a Fellow of Trinity College. In 1548 he was forced to leave England because of suspicions that he was a conjurer but returned in 1551 when he was awarded a pension by Edward VI. During the reign of Queen Mary I he was accused of issuing enchantments against the Queen's life and briefly imprisoned. He was released in 1555 by an order in council. When Elizabeth ascended the throne he was asked to name a propitious day for her coronation and he was introduced to the new Queen, who then took lessons from him in the mythical interpretations of his writings. Whilst he remained her favorite astrologer, she did not often carry out her promises to him, although in may 1595 he was made the warden of Manchester College. He died in poverty and seclusion and is described by Aubrey as "of very fair, clear sauguine complexion, with a long beard as white as milk - a very handsome man - tall and slender. He wore a goune like an artist's goune with hanging sleeves." 
St Mary the Virgin Churchyard
London Borough of Richmond upon Thames
Greater London, England
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Record added: Jan 23, 2006
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My deepest respects to Dr John Dee
- PharoE
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