John Dee was an advisor to Queen Elizabeth, an astrologer, magician, mathematician, and collector of grimoires. He collaborated with Edward Kelley in scrying and communicating with angels, until their friendship dissolved due to Kelley sleeping with Dee's wife, at the instruction of angels.
Dee is thought to be the inspiration for the character Prospero in Shakespeare's The Tempest.
He died in either 1608 or 1609.
This person advised Elizabeth I
The book The Tempest describes this person.
This person used the magic object Crystal ball
Edward Kelley worked with this person.
William Shakespeare wrote about this person.
This person wrote in the language Enochian
Timeline of related events
1527Birth of John Dee
1558John Dee becomes an advisor to Queen Elizabeth Reign of Queen Elizabeth (this person advised Elizabeth I)
1559Publication of The Fourth Book of Occult Philosophy (this person owned Fourth Book of Occult Philosophy)
1582John Dee and Edward Kelley meet John Dee and Edward Kelley meet (worked with this person) Publication of De Heptarchia Mystica (this person wrote De Heptarchia Mystica)
1583John Dee completed his Five Books of Mystery (this person wrote Five Books of Mystery) Publication of Liber Loagaeth (this person wrote Liber Loagaeth)
1597Death of Edward Kelley (worked with this person)