The Heresy Of Dr Dee

Author: Phil Rickman
Publisher: Atlantic Books Ltd
ISBN: 184887278X
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The Heresy Of Dr Dee from the Author: Phil Rickman. Tudor intrigue, murder and the dark arts - the second in an acclaimed historical series starring Dr John Dee All talk is of the End-time... and the dead are rising. At the end of the sunless summer of 1560, black rumour shrouds the death of the one woman who stands between Lord Robert Dudley and marriage to the young Queen Elizabeth. Did Dudley's wife, Amy, die from an accidental fall in a deserted house, or was it murder? Even Dr John Dee, astrologer royal, adviser on the Hidden and one of Dudley's oldest friends, is uncertain. Then a rash promise to the Queen sends him to his family's old home on the Welsh Border in pursuit of the Wigmore Shewstone, a crystal credited with supernatural properties. With Dee goes Robert Dudley, considered the most hated man in England. They travel with a London judge sent to try a sinister Welsh brigand with a legacy dating back to the Battle of Brynglas. After the battle, many of the English bodies were, according to legend, obscenely mutilated. Now, on the same haunted hill, another dead man has been found, similarly slashed. Devious politics, small-town corruption, twisted religion and a brooding superstition leave John Dee isolated in the land of his father.

The Bones Of Avalon

Author: Phil Rickman
Publisher: Atlantic Books
ISBN: 1848877897
Size: 31.42 MB
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The Bones Of Avalon from the Author: Phil Rickman. The first book in the Dr. Dee series of Tudor thrillers, about the astrologer royal to Queen Elizabeth I—a brew of compelling storytelling, devious politics, witchcraft, and necromantic artsIt is 1560, and Elizabeth Tudor has been on the throne for a year. Dr John Dee, at 32 already acclaimed throughout Europe, is her astrologer and consultant in the hidden arts—a controversial appointment in these days of superstition and religious strife. Now the mild, bookish Dee has been sent to Glastonbury to find the missing bones of King Arthur, whose legacy was always so important to the Tudor line. With him is hardly the safest companion—his friend and former student, Robert Dudley, a risk-taker, a wild card, and possibly the Queen's secret lover. The famously mystical town is still mourning the gruesome execution of its Abbot, Richard Whiting. But why was the Abbot really killed? What is the secret held by the monks since the Abbey was founded by Joseph of Arimathea, uncle of Christ and guardian of the Holy Grail? The mission takes Dee to the tangled roots of English magic, into unexpected violence, necromantic darkness, the breathless stirring of first love, and the cold heart of a complex plot against Elizabeth.

Arch Conjurer Of England

Author: Glynn Parry
Publisher: Yale University Press
ISBN: 0300183704
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Arch Conjurer Of England from the Author: Glynn Parry. Outlandish alchemist and magician, political intelligencer, apocalyptic prophet, and converser with angels, John Dee (1527-1609) was one of the most colorful and controversial figures of the Tudor world. In this fascinating book--the first full-length biography of Dee based on primary historical sources--Glyn Parry explores Dee's vast array of political, magical, and scientific writings and finds that they cast significant new light on policy struggles in the Elizabethan court, conservative attacks on magic, and Europe's religious wars. John Dee was more than just a fringe magus, Parry shows: he was a major figure of the Reformation and Renaissance.

John Dee S Conversations With Angels

Author: Deborah E. Harkness
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521622288
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John Dee S Conversations With Angels from the Author: Deborah E. Harkness. This book is about Elizabethan England's most famous 'scientist' or natural philosopher John Dee and his 'conversations with angels'.

The Queen S Conjurer

Author: Benjamin Woolley
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 9780805065107
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The Queen S Conjurer from the Author: Benjamin Woolley. The fascinating and often overlooked life of John Dee, a scientist and trusted advisor to Queen Elizabeth I resurrects one of the most colorful and interesting Renaissance men. Reprint. 15,000 first printing.

The Secrets Of Life And Death

Author: Rebecca Alexander
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 1448176093
Size: 14.83 MB
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The Secrets Of Life And Death from the Author: Rebecca Alexander. Destined to die. Saved by Fate. 1585. When Edward Kelley and his master, Dr John Dee, discover a dark secret at the heart of the Countess Elizabeth Bathory’s illness, they fear the cure will prove more terrifying than death... 2013. When Jackdaw Hammond learns of a young woman found dead on a train, her body covered in arcane symbols, she must finish what Kelley and Dee started, or die trying...

John Dee

Author: Peter J. French
Publisher: Psychology Press
ISBN: 9780744800791
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John Dee from the Author: Peter J. French. First published in 1987. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

The Queen S Conjuror

Author: Benjamin Woolley
Publisher: HarperCollins UK
ISBN: 0006552021
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The Queen S Conjuror from the Author: Benjamin Woolley. Dee was one of the most influential philosophers of the Elizabethan Age. A close confidant of Queen Elizabeth, he helped to introduce mathematics to England, promoted the idea of maths as the basis of science, anticipated the invention of the telescope, charted the New World, and created one of the most magnificent libraries in Europe. At the height of his fame, Dee was poised to become one of the greats of the Renaissance. Yet he died in poverty and obscurity - his crime was to dabble in magic .


Author: S. J. Parris
Publisher: HarperCollins UK
ISBN: 0007317689
Size: 63.17 MB
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Heresy from the Author: S. J. Parris. A vivid and gripping historical thriller set in Elizabethan England introducing Giordano Bruno - philosopher, spy and hero of the stunning new novel SACRILEGE - for all fans of C.J.Sansom and The Name of the Rose.