William Shakespeare (Person)

A number of Shakespeare's plays feature magic and magical creatures, which reflect the public understanding of magic in his time. The character Prospero in The Tempest is thought to be modeled on John Dee, and the fairy Oberon from A Midsummer Night's Dream is found in contemporary grimoires such as The Book of Oberon.

This person wrote the books The Tempest A Midsummer Night's Dream

This person wrote about John Dee Oberon

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1500

1527

Birth of John Dee (this person wrote about John Dee)

1555

John Dee arrested for casting horoscopes (this person wrote about John Dee)

1558

John Dee becomes an advisor to Queen Elizabeth (this person wrote about John Dee)

1582

John Dee and Edward Kelley meet (this person wrote about John Dee)

1600

1608

Death of John Dee (this person wrote about John Dee)