Johann Weyer (Person)

Johann Weyer was a Dutch physician and occultist who studied under the famed occult scholar Heinrich Cornelius Agrippa. He wrote against witch trials and the existence of witchcraft, including a point-by-point rebuttal to the Malleus Maleficarum, as well as one of the most influential descriptions of the demon hierarchy in the Pseudomonarchia Daemonum.

This person owned the grimoire The Book of the Office of Spirits

This person studied under Heinrich Cornelius Agrippa

This person wrote the grimoire Pseudomonarchia Daemonum

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1400

1486

Birth of Heinrich Cornelius Agrippa (this person studied under Heinrich Cornelius Agrippa)

1500

1535

Death of Heinrich Cornelius Agrippa (this person studied under Heinrich Cornelius Agrippa)

1536

Publication of De praestigiis daemonum (this person wrote Pseudomonarchia Daemonum)

1563

First known appearance of The Book of the Office of Spirits (this person owned The Book of the Office of Spirits)