John Dee (1527-1608) was a renown philosopher, mathematician, geographer and navigator during 16th century’s Elizabethan Renaissance.
The Elizabethan era took place during Queen Elizabeth I's reign (1558-1603) and was considered a golden age for the English Renaissance. During the era, the arts (including William Shakespeare's plays), technology and innovation flourished. Read articles about the Elizabethan era below.
During the 15th-16thc. in Europe, many of the great occultists – Marsilio Ficino, Pica della Mirandola, Henry Cornelius Agrippa, and John Dee – flourished.