INSIDE THE LIBRARY – Collecting the Conjurer, the books of John Dee at Chetham’s Library
  • Tuesday 9 July 2024, 3:00pm-4:00pm
  • Chetham's Library
  • £10 + £1 Booking Fee
Image INSIDE THE LIBRARY – Collecting the Conjurer, the books of John Dee at Chetham’s Library

In this Inside the Library session, Laura Bryer will be talking about the collection of Renaissance polymath, Dr John Dee.

John Dee was one of the most remarkable figures in Tudor England, who continues to fascinate us to this day!

By the 1570s, Dee had established what has been referred to as the largest and most diverse library in Elizabethan England.

Of this once fine collection, five books can now be found within Chetham’s Library.

This session will explore how and why the books of this controversial figure joined the collection here at Chetham’s Library.

 

Suitable for +18

For visiting and accessibility information, please see our Visitor Information page.

INSIDE THE LIBRARY – Collecting the Conjurer, the books of John Dee at Chetham’s Library
  • Chetham's Library
  • £10 + £1 Booking Fee

In this Inside the Library session, Laura Bryer will be talking about the collection of Renaissance polymath, Dr John Dee.

John Dee was one of the most remarkable figures in Tudor England, who continues to fascinate us to this day!

By the 1570s, Dee had established what has been referred to as the largest and most diverse library in Elizabethan England.

Of this once fine collection, five books can now be found within Chetham’s Library.

This session will explore how and why the books of this controversial figure joined the collection here at Chetham’s Library.

 

Suitable for +18

For visiting and accessibility information, please see our Visitor Information page.

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