John Aubrey "Brief Lives"

ISBN 13: 9781155019482

"Brief Lives"

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1898 edition. Excerpt: ...that he had more than once seen the philosopher's stone, and he thinks that he has written some peice on that subject. He was a man of a very pleasant conversation and had good practice in Norwich: a great acquaintance of Dr. (Thomas) Browne's.' John Dee (1527-1608). John Dee:--Mr. Ashmole hath his nativitie. Resp.--'tis in his Theatrum Chemicum. Hee had a very Davenport was pastor at New-InaletterfromEliasAshmoleto haven in New England. Anthony Wood: MS. Ballard 14, fol.13. MS. Aubr. 7, fol. 18'. In a letter from Dr. John MS. Aubr. 6, fol. 37: also ver-Conant to Anthony Wood, 1683: MS. batim from the Ephemerides Stadii, Wood F. 49, fol. 101. in MS. Aubr. 23, fol. 77. MS. Aubr 8, fol. 6'. faire cleare rosie complexion: so had the earl of Rochester, exceeding. 'Johannes Dee, natus Londini, 1527, Julii 13, 4h 2' P.M.'--this nativity1 I copied out of the learned John Dee's papers in the hands of Elias Ashmole, esq. From Elias Ashmole--the father of this John Dee was a vintner in... London. John Dee--from Meredith Lloyd:--Talbot, marying an inheritresse of the prince of South Wales (who was descended from Howel Da, i. e. Howelus bonus: the same family from whom John Dee was descended).--Dr. Troutbec hath Raymund Lully's... (a chymical tract) with John Dee's marginall notes. 1 ieft about 1674, with Mr. Elias Ashmole, 3 pages in folio concerning him 2. Memorandum:--Mr. Meredith Lloyd tells me that his 11. Dees father was Roland Dee 3, a Radnorshire genv1m"erTa tleman f, and that he hath his pedegree, which!£neonfatth?„ he hath promised to lend to me. He was Ehm ATM1moie, descended from Rees, prince of South Wales. IXCmWhihad' My great-grandfather, William Aubrey fsonneSofne (LL.Dr.), and he were cosins, and intimate...

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