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Bomelius, Eliseus (d. 1579), physician and astrologer

John Bennell.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Mysticism; Medicine and Health. 1263 words.

Bomelius, Eliseus (d. 1579), physician and astrologer, born in Wesel, Westphalia, was probably the son of Henry Bomelius (d. 1570), a native of Bommel (now Zaltbommel) in the Netherlands,...

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Bretnor, Thomas (1570/71–1618), astrologer and medical practitioner

Bernard Capp.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Mysticism; Medicine and Health. 807 words.

Bretnor, Thomas (1570/71–1618), astrologer and medical practitioner, was born in Bakewell, Derbyshire, and went to London about 1604, settling in the parish of St Sepulchre. Though he...

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Case, John (c. 1660–1700), astrologer and quack

Edward Heron-Allen.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Mysticism; Medicine and Health. 694 words.

Case, John (c. 1660–1700), astrologer and quack, was born at Lyme, Dorset, about 1660, judging from the statement in his book, The wards of the key to Helmont proved unfit for the lock, or,...

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Coelson [Colson], Lancelot (1627–1687?), astrologer and medical practitioner

Bernard Capp.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Mysticism; Medicine and Health. 576 words.

Coelson [Colson], Lancelot (1627–1687?), astrologer and medical practitioner, was born on 25 March 1627 at Colchester. His astrological ‘accidents’ record that he married in 1645 (at the...

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Coxe, Francis [Fraunces Cox] (fl. 1560–1575), astrologer and medical practitioner

Edward Heron-Allen.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Mysticism; Medicine and Health. 394 words.

Coxe, Francis [Fraunces Cox] (fl. 1560–1575), astrologer and medical practitioner, is known by three ephemeral publications. Nothing is known of his life before his magical practices...

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Culpeper, Nicholas (1616–1654), physician and astrologer

Patrick Curry.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Mysticism; Medicine and Health. 2760 words.

Culpeper, Nicholas (1616–1654), physician and astrologer, the son of Nicholas Culpeper and his wife, Mary Attersole, was born a little after noon on 18 October 1616, probably at Ockley,...

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Dods, John Bovee

Bret E. Carroll.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Mysticism; Medicine and Health; Education. 1074 words.

Dods, John Bovee (26 September 1795–21 March 1872), amateur physician and popular author and lecturer on mesmerism and Spiritualism, was born Johannes Dods Bovee in the town of Florida in...

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Evans, John (b. 1594/5?, d. in or after 1659), astrologer and medical practitioner

Bernard Capp.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Mysticism; Medicine and Health. 834 words.

Evans, John (b. 1594/5?, d. in or after 1659), astrologer and medical practitioner, was of Welsh origin. He was well educated and had obtained an MA degree by 1621. He was probably the John...

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Fiske, Nicholas (1579–1659), astrologer and medical practitioner

Bernard Capp.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Mysticism; Medicine and Health. 618 words.

Fiske, Nicholas (1579–1659), astrologer and medical practitioner, was born on 22 July 1579 at Stadhaugh, in the parish of Laxfield, Suffolk, the oldest surviving son of Matthew and...

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Forman, Simon (1552–1611), astrologer and medical practitioner

Lauren Kassell.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Mysticism; Medicine and Health. 2633 words.

Forman, Simon (1552–1611), astrologer and medical practitioner, was born in Quidhampton, Wiltshire, on 31 December 1552, the fifth of the eight children of William Forman (1524–1564) and...

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