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: A Trne Relation of what passed between Dr. John Dee and some 

Spirits • with Letters of sundry great men to the same, with a Preface 
by Meric Caaanbon. Folio, a fine impression of the frontispiece^ con- 
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A True 6c Faithful 



What paffed for many Yeers Between 


(A Mathematician of Great Fame in Q^ Eliz. 
and King James their Reigncs) and 

Some Spirits • 

Tending (had it Succeeded) 
To a (general <tA Iteration of mo/l STATES 
K.IH.Q'I^ ME^ in the World. 

His Trivate (Conferences with Rodolphe Fmperor of Germany^ Stephen 
K, o^Toland^ and divers other Prikces about it. 

The Particulars ofhisCau(e,as it was agitated in the Emperors Court; 
By the Pop £ s Intervention : His Banilhmcnt, and Rcftoration in part. 

AsAlso %r 

The Letters or Sundry Great Men 

and P R I N c E s (fome whereof were prefent at fome of thefe 
Confcrencesand Apparitions of Spirits ;) tothefaidD.DEE, 


O U T O F 

The Original Copy, written with D'- Dees own 
Hand: Kept in the LIB RARY of 

Sir T H 0. C T T JA(; , K^ Baronet. 



Confirming tlie Reality (as to the Point of S p i r i t s) of 
This RELATION : and fhewing the (everal good Uses that 
a Sober Chriftian may make of All- 

B Y 

Meric. Casaubon,D.D. 

Printed by D. I/faxwell ^ for T. Garthwait, and fold at the Little 
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The Orderofthe. Insjnrutt — 

I |F-/^^CXI £U y3^^^/.j^^^ thelnfitrrd^ of Spirits . 

. Dee avaucheth his ptoneis hm^h:hy.^elujdlJtiniJhy. 



HAT is here pre(ented unto thee ( Chriftian Reader) be= 
in^ a True and pAithful Relation ^ O'c. CascheTidebearech, and 
will be further cleared by this Preface) though by the carriage 
of it, in fomc relpeds, and by the Nature of it too, it might 
be deemed and termed, /^ Work of Varknejfe : Yrf it is no o- 
ther then what with great tendcrneife and circumfpedlion, 
was tendered to men of highelT: Dignity in Europe , Kings and Princes , and 
by all ( Ewg/W excepted) liftned unto for a while with good refped:. By fome 
gladly embraced and entertained for along time ; the Fame whereof being car- 
ryed unto ^o;«^,it made the Pope to beftir himlelf, not knowing what the event 
of it might be, and how much it might concern him. And indeed, filled all 
men, Learned and Unlearned in moft places with great wonder and aftonifh- 
mcnt : all which things will be (hewed and made good (to the utmoft of 
what we have laid) in the Contents of this^book, by unqueftionable Records 
and evidences. And therefore I make no queftion but there will be men e- 
nough found in the world whole curiofity will lead them to Read what I think 
it not to beparahell'din that I\tnd by any book that hath heenjet out in any Age to read : I 
fay, though it be to no other end then to fatisfie their cUrio/ity. But whatfbever 
other men, according to their leveral inclinations, may propole to themfelvcs 
in the reading of it , yet I may and muft here profcfle in the nrft place, in Truth 
and Sincerity, that the end that I propofe to my felf ( fo far as I have contri- 
buted to the Pubhftiing of the Work) is not tolatisfiecuriofity,but to do good, 
and promote Religion. When we were firft acquainted with the Book, and 
were offered the reading of it, having but lately been converlant iri aSubjedtof 
much Affinity ; to w?t, o^ MJiaken Injpiration 3.nd Tojfe/sion ^ through ignorance 
of Natural caules (which labour of ours, as it was ouraime at the firft in pub- 
lifhing of it, to do good, fo we have had good reafon fince to believe, that We 
did not altogether miffeof whai weaimedat)we could not but gladly accept of it. 
And as we gladly accepted , fo we read unto the end with equal eagernefle and 
Alacrity : Which when we had done, truly it was our Opiniort , That the 
Publifhing of it could not but be very Seafonable and Ufeful, asagainft Jihei/ls 
at all times, fo in thele Times efpecially, when the Spirit of Error and Illufi- 
on, not in moMAnabajftiJi s only, even of the worft kind that former Ages have 
known ancf abhorred, doth fo much prevail, but in many alfb , who though 
they difclaim and deteft openlv (and heartily too, I hope, moft of them) the 
fruiiis andelfed:s that fuch caules have produced in others, yet ground them- 
selves nevertheleile upon the lame principles of Suppofed Infpiration and irnma- 
ginary %eViliitions ,• and upon that account deem themfelves, if not the Only, yet 
much better Chriftians then others. And I was much Confirmed in this Judg-' 
inent when I was told (as indeed 1 was, at the firft, by them that knew very 
Weil) that the ^o^ Reverend, Pious and Learned JirchbiJ]?op of ^rmagh^ lately 

. _ „ A ' ^ " deceaf- 

The T'B.eF AQS. 

deceafed, upon reading of the faid book, before his death, had declared him- 
felf to the fame purpole, and wijhed it 'fnuted. But becaufe it is very poffible, 
that every Reader will not at the firft be lb well able of himfelf to make that 
goodufe by good and Rational Inferences and Obfervations of this fad Story 
as is aimed at, my chiefeft aim in this Preface is to help fuch. And becaufe it is 
not lefle probable that this Licentious Age will afford very many, who with the 
Saduces oi old ( that is, Jewifh Epicures} believe no 5/?/m, or Angel, orRefur- 
redion ,• who therefore being prepolTefled with prejudice when they hear of fo' 
many Spirits as are here mentioned, and fo many ftrange Apparitions, infeveral 
Kinds, will not only fling back themfelves, but will be ready to laugh at any 
other that give any credit to inch things. Although I will not take upon me to 
convert anybyReafon that are engaged into fuch an opinion by a wicked lifej 
that is, Unjuit pradifes. Luxurious lewd courfes,open profanenefife, under the 
name of Wit and Galantry, and the like , becaufe, I think, it is veryjuftwitH 
God to leave fuch to the error and blindnelTc of their Judgments ,- lb that with,-, 
out a Miracle there can be little hopes of fuch. Yet I fhall hope that fuch as aj-^ 
Rational men, fober in their Lives and Converfations , fuch as I have known 
my felf; yea, 'men of excellent parts in other things, men that are both willing 
to hear and able to confider : that fuch, I fay, may receive fome latisfadion by. 
what I (hall fay and propofeto their Ingenuous confideration in this matter. Were 
we to araue the cafe by Scripture, the bufineffe would foonbe at an end ; there 
being no one Controverted point, among men, that I know of, that can receive 
a more Ample, Full, Clear and fpeedy determination, then this bulinefs of Spi- 
rifi, and Wtuhes^ and Apparitions may, if the Word of God might be judge. But 
I will iuppofe that 1 have to do with fuch, who though they do not altogether 
deny the Word of God, yet will not eafily , however, admit >of any thing that 
they 'think contrary to Reafon , or at leaft not to be maintained by Realbn. I 
fhall therefore forbear all Scripture Proofs and feftimonies in this particular, 
and delire the Chriftian Reader ( who otherwife might juftly take offence) to 
take notice upon what ground it is that I forbear. 

But. though I will not ufe any Scripture for proof, yet by way of Application 
I hope I may be allowed to ufe fome Scripture words, which may duedus 
perchance to a good Method in the examination of this bullneffe. The Apoltle 
faith in a place, <p«.Vxo^7s/ 1*^*/ (ro^oJ, e;u»s«e>icrct:. : (profe/sin^them/ihes to he wife ^ they became 
fools) I fliall not enquire of whom, and upon what occafion it was fpoken : I 
draw no argument from it ; only becaule there is a fhew of great Wiiclom in 
this Opinion J and yet, ^s I conceive, as much of Error and falfhood (that is, 
Folly J as the word is often ufed) as in any other falfe opinion that is lelfe popular. 
I will frame my difcourfetothis iffue, firft, to enquire what it is that makes 
it fo popular and pluifiblc, among them efpccially that pretend to more then 
ordinary Wifdom^ and then fecondly, lay it open(as I amable)co the view in its 
right colours, that the Folly or falfhood of it may be difcernabie even to ordi- 
nary judgments. 

Fiji then, (as for them that deny Spirits ^ Sec.) we lay. The world is full of im- 
pofturc; to know this, to obferve it in all Trades, inall ProfelTions, in all ranks 
and degrees of men, is to know the world, and that is to be wife. Though we 
call zhem Jailers J yet they deierveto be thought the plainelldeaUng men of the 
world that fliew their tricks openly in the ftreets for money ; for they profefle 
what they are. They are the trueil; Juglers that do their feats (and they for mo- 


ny toojttioft of them) under the Veil and Reputation of HolincfTc^Sandity, (or 
Saintfhip) Religion, Virtue, Juftice, Friendfhip ; fine words to catch men that 
are ofealie Belief, and thinks that everything that glillers muft needs be gold. 
Hence it is, that men that have had the Regutation of Wife men in the world ■■ 
have commended this unto us as greateft Wildom, Not Easily To Be- 
L I E V £■: Mw?*' ^ iiit^vY,sa [e.Tiriiv : «fT?* 7<tt?T* ^Sy (pftfSy Epicharmus got more credit for 
this one faying ( and hath done more good too, perchance) then many that 
have been the Authors of vaft Volumes. Now if thofe things that are expofed 
to fenfc, the proper Objedis of our Eyes andEares, be lyable to {omuchlm- 
pofture and Deceit, that the wifeft can fcarce know what to believe: How 
much more caution do we need in thofe things that are fo much above Senfe 
and in fome refpcds contrary to Senfe (and that is «S/)/>/ff) that we be not deceiv- 
ed ? If we confidertheNaturc of man, his Bodily frame, the AfFedionsofhis 
foul, the Faculties of his mind, we (hall have no occafion at all to wonder if 
moft men are apt to believe and to be cheated- But as no caufe to wonder, fo as 
little cauie to imitate : Felix qui rerum potuit cognofcere caufas ! ri^<t]o^oyU, a deftre of- 
or to grange things that may caufe amaztmentj is the proper affection of -the vulgar,that 
is, of moll men , which they bring into the world with them, ( it is theob- 
(ervationof the wileftof menthat have Written concerning the affairs and a<51:i- 
onsof men) and cannot be rid of but by wifdom, which is the happinefle of 
few : Etrandi^ non necefsitas tantum^ fed amor. Seneca fbmewhere fpeakingof the 
Nature of Man j There was a time when the world was much governed by 0- 
racles ; private men went unto them as unto God, Kings and Princes lent unto 
them to be advifed about greateft matters : and fo much faith was afcribcd unto 
them, generally , that the very word became a Proverb appliable unto thofe 
things, whereof no queftion can be made. Yet thofe very ancient Heathens , 
that tell us of thefc Oracles, tell us of their vanity; and though they fay nor. 
That all were falfe and counterfeit, yet whileft they acknowledgit of lbme,they 
give us juft occafion to fufpecft that it might have been found iis true of the reft 
alfb, had like care been taken to examine the truth of them alfo. 

Again, there was a time (and that time not many hundred years yet paft) 
when Miracles were the only difcourfe and delight of men: Ghoftsand Spi- 
rits were in every houle ; and fb prone were men to receive what was delive- 
red unto them in that kind, that Miracle-makers were much put to it , not 
to make their ftories probable, (for that was not ftood upon ) but to make 
them wonderful enough; infomuch that fome have been forced seetheiifeof.i<- 
to complain publickly of the credulity of the people, who yet them- *"""" '^^• 
felves tell us much more, I dare fay, then was ever true. As of Miracles, fo 
of Exorcifmes : How many Divels and Spirits have been driven out of men and 
women, fuppofed to be p^pJJ^d^ by Iblemn Exorcifmes, to the great wonder 
of the beholders, which afterwards upon further fearch and examination, have 
been convicted to have been nothing; but the artifices and fubtil contrivances of 
men ? Sentences and Judgments have palled upon fuch cheats when they have 
been difcovered in moft places of Europe, which have been publiOied. But 
they have done ftrange things though ( fome that were though: poffefTed) and 
things impoftible, to ordinary fenfe, to be done by Nature, It is very true,lome 
have : But they that know what ftrange things may be done to the amaze- 

A 1 rricnt 

Ihe T "RE FACE. 

ment of all not acquainted with fuch myfteries, by long lifi and Cupme^ they 
will not eafily wonder (fo as to make a fupernatural thing of it) though they 
fee things, which , to their fight and of moft, cannot but feem very wonder- 
ful and almoft impoiTible. As for the bodily temper of man and of his ^rain^ 
it hath been fufficicntly by fome late books of that fubjea: ( Enthufia/me ) 
both by reafons from Nature, and by fund ry examples proved, that a very lit- 
tle diftemper ol the brain,fcarce difcernable unto any,but thofe that are well verfcd 
in theftudyof Natural caufes , is enough toreprefent Spirits, Angels and Di- 
vels, Sights and Stories of Heaven and Hell to the Fancy : by which fober kind 
of MadnelTe anddeliration, fo little underftood vulgarly, many have been, and 
are daily deceived j and from thefe things , through the ignorance of men , 
ftrant^e things fometimeshaveenfued, and the peace of Common- wcales hath 
fuffered not a little. 

Jnjlotk^ in his Meteors, tells of one thatalwayes faw (fo he thought,at leaft) 
another man's fhape before his eyes, and how they happened unto him naturally, 
he gives a reafon. Hyppocrates^ mpi araf9«r«<v^, ( a v^'-y fliuit Difcourlc, but full 
of excellent matter) fheweth how fome, both men and women, through Na- 
tural caufes, come to fancy to them felves that they fee j^^v^-f Divels and Spirits, 
and to be tormented in their Souls, even to the making away of themfelves by 
their own hands. The Author of the book, Ve Morbo Sacro, (very ancient too, 
bur notricrht HyppocrateSj as many are of opinion) hath excellent matter too,to 
the fame purpoie ; but I have not the book a- this time by me. Hyppocrates ^ 
(where before) fheweth how many in that cafe were gulled by the Priefts of 
thofe times, making them believe , That this happened to them through the 
anther of fome god. " They that are verftinthe 0/^«c/iiknow,Thatthereis a 
"way, through the help of ^lajfes th^Lt fhall not be feen, to make moving fha- 
* 'dows that Ihall appear like Ghofts, to the great terror of the ignorant behold- 
" er : and it is faid, That pretended Aftrologers and Fortune-tellers cheat many 
" by thofe fights. It is the opinion of fome Jewifh Rabbins , That what 
Ghofls or Souls are raifcd by ISjtcromancy^ they alwayes appear inverfocorp&re^ that 
is their head dowards and feet upwards. Though nothing is to be wondered 
at in Raboins, who (commonly) ate as full of ridiculous conceits as ever came 
into the head of any Bedlam: Yet my opinion is, " That the firfl ground of 
" this wild conceit was, fome appearance by the Species of an objed:, gathered 
"through a little ^/dj/e into a dark room. For fo indeed the objeds muftap- 
" pear mVerfo corpore if it be done in a high room, and the objeds from whence 
"the Spiecies are gathered be lower then the glafle through which theypafTe. And 
the reafon of it is very Demonftrable to the fight of any reafonable man. Cer- 
tainly ,by this fecret(which yet is no great (ecret,being commonly leen and pradif- 
ed among them that are any thing curious ) ftrange things may be done by a 
Cunning-man, to their great amazement that know not the caule. There 
would be no end if 1 fhould attempt to gather from feveral Authors what hath 
been invented by men, and what may be done by Art to cheat men in matters 
of thisnature. Letany man, thatisyetaftrangertoit, but read the Hfe of ^Vx- 
ander the falje frophet^ or Prognofticator , written by L«ad/7, and he Oiall lee no- 
table examples of fuccefl'eful Cheats and Impoflures, fcarce credible indeed, buc 
that the thing was yet then frelli and famous , and that all of 
^ - Hifto-* 


Hiftory confirm the truth of the relation. And let him that reads it jnda^r 
what dull and dry fellows the Mountebank- Aftrologers, Proanoftjcators and 
Fortune-tellers, of thefe dayes are,.. to this Noble, Renowned Alexmviou Orily 
let him know that reads , that Lnckn vjis a profeft Atheift, and therefore np 
wonder if he find Epicurus fpokerl of with great refpedt, whom all Atheiil:s,and 
Atheiftically inclined are fo much obliged to honour. -Thi^-vvcj^ted, I th'ink 
the Story is very worthy to be known, and much more worthy to be read hyal\ 
men (confideringthe good ufe that may be made of it) then many books that are 
daily tranflated out of other languages, 

Butlaftly, If there were any fuch thing, really as Divelsand Spirits that u(e to 
appear unto men ; to whom lliould they (probably) fooner appear, then to fuch 
as daily call upon them, and devote their Souls and Bodies untothern by dread- 
ful Oaths and Imprecations ? And again, then to fuch, who through damnable 
curiofity have many times ufed the means ( the befl: they could find m books by 
Magical Circles, Chara(aers and Invocations) and yet never, neither the one nor 
the other faw any thing ? 

I have faidasmuch as I mean to lay (though fbmewhat perchance might be 
addedj to fhew theplaufibleneflfe of the opinion, in oppofition to vulgar appre-' 
henlions and capacities, whereby (as I conceive, for I have not wittingly o- 
mitted any thing that I thought material) it chiefly imitles it felf to wildom^ 
and more then ordinary prudence , which all men generally are ambitious of! 
Yet I would not have it thought that all men that hold this concluiion That 
there be no Spirits, ^c. go fo rationally to work, or can give this account or 
any other more rational and plaufible for what they hold. God knows there 
be many in the world, men of no learning, and mean capacities, who can fpeak 
as peremptorily as the beft, notbecaule they have conlidered of it, and under- 
ftand the grounds of either opinion, but becaufe they know, or have heard it 
is the opinion of fomc Learned, and they hope they fhall be thought learned 
too if they hold with them. Befides an ordinary (for Ibme have been learned) 
£^;icHre4«,who makes it his Motto (to himfelf and in his heart) eV ^i f^»jir hrivau, 
SMof $i»<: and leeks his eafe in this world ( *7«f.c«fiac, their own word, which 
imports Tranquility both of mind and body j a good word but ill applyed) as 
his fummum bdyium^ or chiefeft happinefle : It is - great eafe to him when any 
ftrange things doth happen by Witches, Wizards and the like; and other fome 
to fatisfie their faith, others their realbn and curiofity, are put to it to enquire" 
of men by conference , and to fearch into books ancient and late, Sacred and 
Profane, and all little enough. A great eafe, I fay, for him, then, and upon 
all fiich occafions, topoffelfe his Soul in fecure ignorance, andtofave his cre- 
dit (yea, and to gain ciedit with fome) by barely faying, Fabula ejl^ I do not be- 
lieve It. We fhall hear fome of them by and by acknowledg, in effed:, as much 
as I have faid : I impofe nothing upon them. I will not take upon me to 
judge of a book that i never read ; I cannot fay that I ever faw it. Butbecaule 
I have heard fome men magnifie an Englifh book written of this fubjeit to 
prove that there be no Witches , I will impart unto the Reader that hath not 
obferved it, the judgment of one of the Learnedft men that ever England faw 
( I wifli he had been more gently dealt with when time was) of that book, 
whereby it may appear (if his judgment be right, as 1 am very inclinable to be- 


lleve, becaufe of his great Learning, and wonted circumfpe^tion in his cenfures) 
what great undertakers many men are upon very little ground, and how prone 
others to extol what doth tavour their caufe, though to the prejudice oftheir 
better judgments , if they would judge impartially. Dr. ^^iwoWj in thole ela- 
borate 'P>^/e^w«« <ie libris J'pocryphis ^ where he doth cenfurc fome opinions of 
Boelinns as prejudicial to the Chriftian Faith, ^eginaldus Scotus^ Jiojiras^ (iaithhe) 
qui contrarikm 'Bodino injamt infanieim ^ ah ^ap'ijlas confiteri ^ nonpojfe Vemonas ne au- 
direquidem mmen Jehoy^e. Acceperat ille a bodino, <sr attnbuk Tapijtis ingenen ^ tan- 
quam omnes Tapift^ in eo confpirarent. ^ergit ipfe , zsr qmniam animadverterat quafdam 
fdmina^ maleftcas^ aliquando ijiim modi nanationes ementtn^ putavit omnia ejfe fiila j ex 
imperitia 7)ialeBtc£ y O* aliarum bonarum artium : Ut qui nullo judicio , nulla methodo ^ 

miUa optimamm artam fcienua^ eodem modoaggreffas fit ham renij quomudoToeta loqui- 
tur^ ritif.;. , ^,,,.,..,-,,.^1: 

— » Tenet infatiabile quolcjam Scribendi cacoethes : 

<sr eodem prorfiis modo ratiocinatur^ See. We have been the more willing to pro- 
duce this paltage out of the writings of that Learned man, becaufe we alio in 
our anTwers may have occafion to fay fomewhat to the fame purpofe ; not of 
that Author or his book, which hejudgeth, anything, but of the ground upon 
which he builded, which we fliall find to be the fame upon which others alio, 
that deny Spirits have gone upon. But we will go Methodically to work, anxl 
take every thincr in order, as we have propofed in the oDjed:ions. 

Firji, We faid, The world was full of Impofture. It is granted, of Im- 
poftorsandlmpoftures. But what then fhall the conclufionbe , That there- 
fore there is no truth in the world, or at leaft not co be attained unto by mortal 
man ? Truly, many books of old have been written to that effed:. Sp^*".: Um- 
/>/rfc«5 is yet extant, a very learned book it cannot be denied, and of excellent ufe 
for the underftanding of ancient Authors , Phylofophcrs efpecially. I could 
name fome Chriftians alfo, by profelTion, men of great learning that have gone 
very far that way. But this will not be granted by fome I am fure that are or 
have been thought great oppugners of the common opinion about Witches and 
Spirits • fome Phylicians I mean, and Naturalifts by their profelTion. But may 
not weargue as plaufibly againft that which they profefle, as they have doneor 
can do againft Spirits and Apparitions ? We would be loath to make fo long a 
digrelTion • we have had occafion elfewhere to fay fomewhat to this purpofe: 
and they that will be fo curious may fee what hath been written by Cornel. Jgrip- 
pa (who is very large upon this fiibjed:) about it, not to nstme any oth-rs. It is 
not yet a full twelvc-moneth , that a friend of mine, a Gentleman of quality, 
brought his Lady to London (fome 60 miles and upwards from his ordinary 
dwelling) to have the advice of Phyficians about his wife ( a very Virtuous and 
Religious Lady) troubled with a weak ftomack and ill digcftion , which cau^ 
ed gi ievous fymptoms. I think he had the advice of no lefle then a dozen firft 
andlaft : I am fiire he named unto me five or fix of thechiefefi: in Credit and 
practice that the Town aflFordeth. Not one of them did agree in their opinions, 
cither concerning the Caufe , or the means to be ufed for a Cure. So that the 
Gentleman went away more unfatisfied then he came. What he did I know 
not: I know what fome men would have inferred upon this. Yet I, for my 
part, for the benefit that I have received by it, and the effcwts that I have fcen of 


it, both iiponmyielf, and others in my life-time, upon ieveral occafions 
( whcxe learned JrttJJs J not Empiricl;^ have been employed) thou^^h all the 
world (hould be ot another opinion, I think my felf bound to honour as 
ithe profeilioa, lo all Learned, Ingenious Profeflbrs of it: and I make no 
<3ueftion but the vvorfl o( J^rippas objedions, by any man of competent 
judgment and experience, may^afily beanfwered. ■ I lay therefore that as 
in other things ot -the world, fo in matters of Spirits and Jpparitioni^ though 
lyable to much error and impofturc, yet it doth not follow but there may 
be reality of truth and certainty difcernable unto them that will, take the 
pains to learch things unto the bottom, where trnth commonly is to be 
Found, and are naturally endowed with, competent judgments to dilcern 
between Ipecious arguments and lolidity of truth. 

But this proveth nothing. No: but the removing of this common ob- 
jedion may difpofe the Reader, I hope, to confider of what we have to 
lay with lelfe prejudice. And that flhall be our next task,what we have to fay 
for Spirits^ Sec. before we come to particular Objedtions. Wherein never- 
thelefle I will be no longer then I muft at this time, becauie I fhallhavea 
more proper-place in two feveral Tradates, the one whereof hath been a 
long time in loole notes and papers, not yet digefted, to wit, my Second 
Partot Bidujiajme: the other, in my head yet wholly, but in better rea- 
dinefleto be brought to light,becau(e of later conceptionj towit,^ Difcourfe 
of ireduhty and Incredulity J ui things jSjitnralj Civil atid Divine^ orThcokgicaL Wc 
fhali meet there with many cafes not io neceflary here to be fpoken of,which 
will help very much to clear this bufinels. 

^ But here I (ay, firft of all, It is a Maxim of Jrijlotles the great Oracle 
of Nature, which many have taken notice of, and applyed to their feveral 
purpoies : o' -aracr/ /•jcbo ^8UT« iimi iptL/jiiv , That which is generally believed ^ ii moji like- 
ly to be true. Who alfo in another place of the fame book doth approve the 

layin^ of Hcflod *i'^» J^'oi^iyt ■yriyL-aAv i.-7ri}iK\j]a.i , nvltva. Ketoi UoKAoi (pnfji.i^o>(/i. NoW it a- 

ny opinion whereof queftion is made can juftly pretend to a general afTent 
and conlent of all people, places, ages of the world, I think, nay, I know , 
and it will be proved that this of Witches, Spirits, and Apparitions may. 
I do not know icarce any ancient book extant of Philofopher or Hifloriari 
(the Writings of prolelVed Epicureans excepted , of Arijlotle we fhall give 
an account Ijyandby) but doth afford fbme pregnant relation, teftimony 
or paifage to the confirmation of this truth. I daie fay, fhould a man 
colled the relations and teftimonies out of feveral Authors and books (that 
are come to our knowledge) within the compafTc of two thoufand years, 
of Authors well accounted of, generally, and whole teflimonies (Hiftori-, 
ans elpecially) we receive in other things ^ a man might make a book of 
the biggeft fizeand form that ordinary books (which we call Fo//ofx) are. 
It is true, many Authors may write one thing which may prove fallc, as 
the famous hillory of the thenix^ perchance, or lome fuch,- but upon ex- 
amination it will appear that thofemany take all from one or two. at the 
moft, who firft delivered it. They add nothingin confirmation of their 
own knowledg or experience. But hckt it is quite other wile • thole ma- 
ny Authors that I fpeak of (^Hiftorians elpecially of feveral ages) they tell 

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us different things thathapned in their own times, in divers places of the 
world : and of many of them we may fay they were fuch as knew little of 
former books, or ftories of other Nations but their own. Within thefc 
200 years the world , we know, by the benefit of Navigation hath been 
more open and known then before ^ yea, a great part of the w^orld difco- 
vered that was not known before. I have read many books , the beft I 
could meet with, in feveral Languages, of divers Voyages into all parts of 
the world : 1 have converfcd with many Travellers, whom I judged fober 
and dilcreet. I never read any book of that argument, nor yet met with 
man that I have had the opportunity to confer with, but was able of his 
own knowlcdgto fay fomewhat whereby my belief of thefe things might 
be confirmed. 

Now for the Epicureans (of all Philofophers the moft inconhderable in 
matters of knowledg, as former ages have defcribed them) no man need 
to wonder if they denycd thofe things which by the fokmn engagement of 
their SeB. they were bound and refolved, notwithftanding any fight or fenfe, 
experiende or evidence to the contrary , not to believe, at leaft not to 
acknowledg. This doth clearly appear by one that may be believed 
(though I have met with it in more) in fuch things. Luc'tan (himfelfa 
profeft Ebicurean Athcift ) who doth commend Democritus , Epicurus and 
Met r odor us (the moft famous or thatSed:) for their a/aactciimy yvaiAny ^ ashc 
calls it their fixed^ (rrelwkeable ^ unconquerable refalution^ when they (aw any 
ftranc^e thing that by others was admired as miraculous , ifthey could 
find the caufc or give a probable guefle, well and good, if not, yet not 
to deparc from their firft refolution, and ftill to believe and to maintain 
that It was falfe and impofllible : It is a notable paflage, andvvhich excel- 
lent ufe may be made of. I will therefore fet down his own words 

for their fake that underftand the Language: ::,. ,.^,. li fAf,x<i'»(^* 

(fpeaking of fome o^ Alexander the falfe Trophet his devices ) 

Lud' Alex, Aldina '»- . 'i * \ ' t~ r > " ha t n > >r, n> \ n ~ 

td.p. I79. 

^ l<t loictvTit yvd[/.nv 'ix'flof I ^i d-TTi^nfAi ) jg oiffif «» tiKMAi 1^ B (M ivfi!i> ']iv 

If'oirov i/i/Va7») tKitvo your CTpoT8THfl-/xti'« , b'^/ AiAnfler dujh « 7p«'r«f lijf (jimy^Avdaf. "JJ ^avt irtif -^tvlot 

If/ , J9 yinsrm Aj'jyuU- Who doubts that this is the refolution of many alio 
in thefe dayes, not of them only who are Epicureans , whole manner of 
living (as we have faid before) doth engage them to this opinion , but 
of others alfo,vvho think it not for their credit ( the vanity of which belief 
neverchelefs might eafily appear ,there being nothing fo mean and ordinary 
in the world wherein theWifdom of thewifeft, in the confideration of 
the caules , by the confeflion of beft Naturalifts , may not be pofed ) to 
believe any thing that they cannot give a probable reafon of. Not to be 
wondred then it we fee many, notwithftanding daily experience to the con- 
trary, to ftick fo clofe to thofe tenets which they have wedded themfelves 
unto with fo firm a refolution from the beginning, never to leave them , 
be they right or wrong 

As for Anflotle^ I confefTe his authority is very great with me ; not be- 
caufe I am. fuperfticioufly addicted to any of his opinions, which I fhall e- 
ver be ready to for/ake when better (hall belhewed unco mej but becaule 


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(befides the judgmenc of all accounted wil^and learned in former ages) I aii\ 
convid:ed in my judgment,that (o much fblid reafon in all Arts and Sciences 
never iflued from mortal man (known unto us by his writinfT^s) without 
fupernatural illumination. Well: Anflotk i\oi\\ not acknowledg S/)/r/>/ , 
he mentions them not in any place. Let it be granted : An<^ why fliould 
it be a wonder to any man that knows the drifi and purpose of Arijlodes 
Phylofophy ? He lived when P/^ro lived ; he had been his fellow Scho- 
ler under Socrates , and forfome time his Scholer^ but afterwards he be- 
came his<emulus, and plealed himfelf very much to oppofe his Dodrine ' 
infomuch as he is cenlured by fbme Ancients for his ingratitude. The 
truth is, flato's writings are full of Prodigies, Apparitions of Souls, pains 
of Hell and Purgatory , Revelations of the gods, and the like. Wherein 
he is fo bold that he is fain to excuie himfelf fbmetimes, and doth not 
dciire that any man fhould believe him, according to the letter of his rela- 
tions, but in groffeonly, that iomewhat was true to that effedt. Indeed 
he hath many divme palfages, yea, whole Trcatifes , that can never be fuffi- 
cicntly admired in their kmd; but too full of tales, for a Phylofopher, it 
cannot be denyed. Jriflotle therefore refolved upon a quite contrary way : 
He would meddle wirh nothingbut what had fome apparent ground in 
I^ature. Not that he precifely denyed all other things, butbecauic he did 
not think that it was the part of a Phylofopher to meddle with thofe things 
that no probable realon could be given of. This doth clearly appear by 
a Divine paflage of his, Depart, anim. /.i.e. 5. where he divides Subftances 
in iywlilovf »} <l^6i{]ov(^ Eternal ayid Incorruptible ^ that is, in effecl, Spiritual (for 
even Spirits that were created might be termed a>f'''"1<", that is, properly, Ibat 
laye not their hgmning by Generation j but we will eafily grant, that the cre- 
ation of Angels, good or bad, was not known to /in^totle : (wemay un- 
dcrftand Codi and Intelligences) and thole , that yLiiiyj^n yiviaia; ;^ ?9^?<xV, that is 
are mortals^ He goes on, As for DiVtne Subftances^ which ipe honour^ we can fay 
hut little of ikm^ ihcugh U^e defire if, becaufe fo little of them is expofed to Jenfe 
Eand Reaion.] Mortal thmgs that ive are familiarly acquainted and daily converfe 
withy we may Aw > tf we take pains. 'But much more jhould we rejoice in the know- 
ledg (yea though Tpe know but a<very little part) of things Divitle for their excellen- 
cy ^ then in the knowkdg of theje tiforldly things though neyer fo perfeH and general But 
the comfort that we have of them [which doth makefo?ne amends) is the Certainty^ and 
that they come witLn the compaffe of Sciences^ What could be laid more Di- 
vinely by a man chat had nothing by revelation ? Truly, there appeareth 
unto mc (if I may fpeak without offence and miiconffrudtion) more Di- 
vinity in thofe words, then in fome books that pretend to nothing ell^. Add 
to this another place of his in his Metaphyftcksj where he laith. That though 
things fupernatural be of themfelves clear and certain, yet to us they are 
not lo , who fee them only withOwles eyes. Can vvc fay then that ^ri- 
ftotle denyed thofe things that he forbore to write of, becaule they were 
( their natures and tbeir qualities) above the knowledg of man ? Neither 
is it abiolutely true mat Ariflotle never wrote of Spirits and Apparitions. 
Ci«ro in his firflbook Ve Divinatione^ hathalongftory outof himof afhape 
®r Spirit that appeared in a dream to one Eudmnf^ (his familiar friend and 

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acquaintance) and foretold him ftrange things that caraeto paile- Qemem 
Jli'Xindnnus hath a tlrange llory out of him, of a Magical Ring, one or two, 
which ExcejluSj King of thePhocenfes did ule, and fore fa w things future 
by them. It is to be to and and feen among the fragm^iits of .^''jy^v/i/^') works. 
And that he did not deny Witches, may appear by that mention he makes 
of them in more then one place. How much healcribed to common re- 
port and experience, though no reafon could be given, doth appear by his 
Preface to hisTreatife Dc Divinatione pi^r wfomia: where he propofeth the 
cafe, how hard it is for a r.itional man to believe any thing upon seporc 
whichhecan fee no realon for j nay ^ which ieemcth contrary to realon i 
a-^jfor amanto foretel by dream what fhall happen in another KingJomC 
far ott without any apparent caufe. But on the other tide, laith he, notiels 
hardrodeny that which all men, or mofi: men, do be.ieye, to wit, that 
there be fuch p red i»ft ions. "For to fay (his own word>) that (uch dieams 
come from God , belldes whatelfe might be objefted (which might eallly 
be underftoodby them that underftand his Doctrine) it is moll: unreafon- 
able to believe God would lend them to men either vitious in their 
lives, or idiots and fools, of all men the moft vile and contemptible, who 
have been oblerved to have fuch dieams oftner then better and wifer men. 
So leaving the bull nelTe undetermined, \\°i do^h proceed to theconfideration 
of thole Prophetick dreams, for which fome probable reafon may be given. 
Yet in thefecond Chapter he faith di-eclly , That though dreams be not 
^, ^ .' ^, ^i'a^iii-T]^ , vet they may be perchance ^/«//^o;/*, for fuch 

*TncLatinc Inter- J J ^ r j 

preter tra flices ic he acknowleciges Nature to bc, not Gdav, bur s-eu^ovU* on- 
i) mo'U;&i\k.o^ ly. I vvill not enquire further into the meaning; of thefe 
better cx^refled , wordS; It IS not to be djne in rew words. It plainly ap- 
ihoug'^ lyable to pears that nothing troubled him lo much ( for he repeats 
amhouty. the objedion twice or thrice) as thatGjd fliould be thought 

to favour either \vicked men or fools. I wifli no worfe Doctrine had e- 
"ver been Printed or Preached concerning God. But ftill let it be remern- 
bred that he knew of no Divine Word or Revelation. Yet JuLScal/ger, in 
his Commentaries upon FJypocmtes Ve Infomnlis^ doth wonder that Aril}otle 
fliould Ifick lo much at this^ and feems himlelf to give a realon grounded 
in Nature. Indeed he laith lomewhat as to the cafe of fools and idiots 
but nothing (that I remember) that reacheth to wicked men alio. Lee 
thefe things be confidered, and let the Reader judge of how different tem- 
per Aiijloik was from that ot" ancient or later Epicures. "This mention of 
Jrijlotle and Tlato puts me in mind of Socrates their Mailer, Ins Familiar 
Spirit-^ no Shape'but a Voice only, by which his life and adtions were 
much directed. The thirg is attelied by fo many, fo grave Authors where- 
of lome lived at the very time, others not long after, or in times notverjr 
remcte, that I know not how ic can be queifioned by any man. Neither 
indeed is it, that I remember, by any Heathens or Chriftians of ancient 
times, and there have been books written of it, divers^in Greek and Latine, 
whereot fome are yet extant. But whether it were a good Spirit orarK 
evil, lome men have doubted, and ic is free for any man to think what 
he pleafeth of it. For my part I ever had a Reverend opinion oi^ Socrates , 


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and do believe (if there be no impiety in it, as I hope not) that he was as 
among Heathens in fome refped, a fore-runner of Chrift, to difpofethem 
the better when the time fhouldcome to imbrace (and it did it efFedually) 
the Gofpel. Many other Phylofophers, that have been of greateft fame^ 
were certainly great Magicians, 2S Orpheus^ ^ythagorM^ Empedodes ^ and the 
like, as by thofe things that have been written otthem by feveral ancient 
authors may be colledcd. But above all I give the pre-eminence to Apol- 
hnius Ihmeus ^ a man of later times ^ and of whom we may Ipeak with 
more confidence and certainty. This was the man whom ancient Hea- 
thens very tenacious of their former worfhip and fuperftitions , did pitch 
upon to oppofe unto Chrift. His Life hath been written by divers four 
of them were joyned together and oppofed to the four Golpels : and 
Hierocksj a famous Phylofopher of thofe times, made a Collation of his 
Miracles with thofe of Chriils , who was anfwered by Eufebms^ yet extant. 
Sure it is, they prevailed ^o much, that he was for a long time worfhipped 
by many, andinfundry places as a very God,- yea, by fome Roman Em- 
perors, as we find in Hiftory. fhtlojlratus hath written his Life in very 
Elegant ftile (as T/^ot/wj judged J in 8 books, which are extant. And 
though they contain many fabulous things, as any man may expedt by the 
undertaking, yet have they fo much truth and- variety of ancient learning, 
that 1 think they deferve to be better known then commonly they arc * 
b"^ :^..uotbeunderftood, I am fure, as they fliouldbe, by any tranfla- 
tion either Latine or French that ever I faw : Forthe'Parw Edition,though 
it boaft of great things (as the manner is) yet how little was performed 
may eafily appear unto any that will take the pains to compare it with the 
former edition of Mdus ; Which I (peak not to find fault but bccaufe I 
wifh that fome able man would undertake the work ; there is not any 
book, by the Tranflations yet extant, that more needeth it. What ufc Sca- 
llger made of him, may appear by his frequent quotations in his Notes 
-upon EufebiHSj in the Hiftory of thole times. As for Jppollonitis his Mira- 
cles or wonderful Ads (which is our bufinefle here) though many things 
have been added , fome, probably, done by Impofiure , ver I uo not fee 
how it can be doubted but hedid many ftrange things by the help of 5/7/- 
r\u^ which things may be judged by due oblervation of circumftances . as 
for example. That being con vented before Dowifww the Emperor in the pre* 
fence of many, heprefently vanifhed and was leenagrcat way off (at ^ute- 
oli I think) about the fime time. That at the very time when i)omitian 
was killed at "l^pwe, helpakeof itpublickly and of the manner of it at E- 
^hefus : and fo of many others, which ieem to me (asuittomoft) almoft 
unqueftionable. The greatefl: wonder to me is, that fiich was his port and 
outward appearance of Sandity aud Simplicity, that even Chriftrans have 
thought reverently of him, and believed that he did his wt)nders by the 
power of God, orbyfecret Philofophy and knowledg of Nature not re- 
vealed unto other men. So Jujlim Martyr ^ one of the ancient Fathers of 
the Church judged of him, as is well known. Moft later Phylofophers 
that lived about Julians time , and before that, as alfo the Emperors them- 
felves, many of them , were great Magicians and ]S(ecromancers , as may 

B 2 eafily 

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eafily appear, partly by their own writings , and partly by the Hiitoiy of 
thole times. 

I do very much wonder whether any man , being a Scholer ^ and not 
ftrongly prepofleiled, that doth not believe Spirits^ 6cc. can lay that he c- 
ver read the books of Tryalsand Confeffions of Witches and Wizards, fuch 
I mean, as have been written by learned and judicious men. Such as, for 
example , I account NichnJ ^^cni^ins^ his DcmonQlatria : ex judiciis capitalihus 
5^00 plus minus hormmim^ Sec. grounded eipecially upon the Confeilions and 
Condemnations of no leffe then 900 men and women in Lorraine within 
thecompalTe of few years. That he was a learned man, I think no body 
will deny that hath read him ; and that he was no very credulous and luper- 
ftitious man (though aPapift) that alfo is moft certain : and ihavewon- 
dred at his liberty many times. I know not how it is now in thole pla- 
ces ; but by what I have read and heard of the doings of Witches and Sor- 
" cerers in Oem'Va and Sa^oy in former times ( I could lay fomewhat of my 
*' ielf,how my life was prcferved there very ffcrangely , but my witnelTes are 
*'not,and I willnot brm? their creditin queftion tor fuch afeuiincffe.) I 
am of opinion. That he that fhould have maintained there tnac there was 
no fuch thing as Witches, or Spirits, &c. would have been thought by 
moft either mad and brain-fick (fo frequent and vifible were the etleds to 
fober eyes) or a Witch himfelf. For '-.deed it is ordinary enough, that 
thofe that are lo really, are very willing ( which deceiveth many ) to be 
thought Impoftora , and there is good realon for it: I fliould (ooner fuf^ 
ped: him an Impoftor that doth profeffe himfelf (except it be by way of 
confelfion , as many have done) and is ambitious to be counted a Witch or 
Sorcerer. I remembe** I iaw a book fome years ago, intituled, T)e I'incon- 
Jiance des 7nauvais Anges <(sr Demons ^ printed at 'P^i/'W 1612. in ^«4?fo, and ano- 
ther of the fame Author, and (ize, intituled, L'incredidite 6^ jyiejcnauce du for- 
tile^e^Taris 1642. Strange il:ories are told there ot a Province of France , a- 
bout that time (or little before) marvelloully infefted with Witches and 
Sorcerers, inlomuch that people did not know one another ( in lome 
one place) in theitreecs, by reafon of evil Spirits appearing publickly inthe 
fhapcofmen; and that the proceedings ofjuftice ( which doth not hap- 
pen.ofcen*) were fometimes difturbed by them. I think the Author him- 
ielf was one that was lent to the place by the King with lome authority ,and 
to make report. But as I do not altogether truil my memoiy, having had 
but a fight of the books (it was at the Bdl in St. fauis Church-yard : ; So I 
beleech the Reader not to reft upon this account that I give him upon my 
beft remembrance,but to perufe the books himfelf. I am confident he may 
receive good latisfa(5tion, being things that were not done in a corner , but 
very publickly and well attefted as I remember. However the reader muft 
give me leave ( though it be not to this purpoie, left my Ci- 
v^frVr'p*^^^' lencebe drawn to the prejudice of the truth) to tell him,thac 
I met with one gre.u fallhood there concerning my own ra- 
ther (ofS/. M.) which I have abundantly refuted, and all others of that 
nature, when I was yet very young. But that (as I conceive) which in all 
tfieieftories would moftpuzzle a rational man, is the fignes which are let 



down by many how witches may be known,as Teats ^ fwhnm'mg upon the ipa- 
ter^ dry cyes^ and the like : which things indeed have Tome ground of truth 
being limited to particular times and places, but are not of 
general 'application. Mr. Vofiita had therefore realon to i3o'f|/''°^°'"^*^* 
find fault with Springerus and 'Bodinus for making that a 
certain token of a Witch that (lie cannot weep. Who alfb in the lame 
place doth well except again ft the tryal o^ yuvM^Kiaiai, as he calls it (com- 
monly, purgatioper aqiwn fri^idam) condemned by many. But he had done 
well to have limited his exception, snd to have fhewed how,' and w*hen 
and how far inch obfervations may be ufed. For certainly they are not al- 
together to be neglected. But the reafons of fuch obfervations or marks 
that are given by lomc, are lo ridiculous, that they would make a fbber 
man (that hath not patience enough to ponder all things diligently ) to 
fufped all the reft. So one tels us^ That when the Cock croweththe fo- 
lemn meetings ot Witches (which opinion perchance may prove ancient 
enough ; as we fliall fhew elfewhere) are diflblved : and he thinks a rea- 
fon may be becaufe of the crowing of the Cock in the Golpel, when St. 
(Pf-m- denyed Chriff. Another tells us. That Witches being well beaten 
trunQoVitts (with a Vine flick or club) Maleficia ilkta fohere fdVilllna cogwitur^ 
have no more force to do hurt, or, that the party bewitched rccovereth. 
And the reafon (bethinks, and yet he no ordmary man 
neither) exmjjlcriovini O* Vme^dilcSl^.VeOy ex cujus jmjlem So in my Copy, it may 
qmtidie Sacr amentum SacrofanBi Sariguhm Vommi conficitur^- ^,-^_ t^-vutso- 

&c. 'But I fhall have a more proper place for the full 
examination of thcfe things in one of the two Treatiies before mentioned. 
It cannot be denyed but. this whole bufinefle of Witches, what through 
ignorance , what through malice, is very lyable to many mi flakes and di- 
vers impoflures. And it were to be wifhed that in all fuch Trials fome 
prudent Divfncs, and learned experienced Phyficians might be joyned- 
But hence to conclude with IFtenus (who neverthelelTe doth acknowledg 
Spirits , and the lUufions and Apparitions of Divels, and their mifchiev- 
ous' opperations as much as any, and tells as ftrange things of them) and 
fbme others, that therefore there are no Witches and Sorcerers, is as if a 
man fhould deny the power of herbs becaule a thoufand things havebeeri 
written of them of old, and areyet daily falfely and fuperftitiouPy. And 
indeed it lo fell out once in ^me^^s by Tlmie is recorded at large,Where when 
fpme afcribed iuch power unto Herbs, as though Sun and Moon had been 
fubjed: unto them, the dead might be raifed , armies vanquifhed , and 
whatnot! which was not very well reliflied by many : atlallcame Jjcle- 
piades , who perfwaded men that were very well dilpofed to beperfwaded, 
that all Phyfical ufe of Herbs and Simples was a meer cheat, and that men 
were better want them, there being other means eafier and leffe trouble- 
fometo rcftore health and overcome difeafes , which heprofeffed to teach : 
and prevailed lofar for a while, that they were laid afide, and a new courle 
of Phyfick introduced. Which for awhile, as I faid, (fo prone are men 
commonly to entertain new divices) gave good content generally. It is 
wellobferved by Jrijiotk (and I think a great part of humane wifdome 

• de- 

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dependethon ic^ that in all things of the world that are commendable^ 
as there is fomewhat which is true and real, fo fomewhat alfo which is 
counterfeit and falfc. There is beauty Natural, faith he, and there is Ar- 
tificial beauty by painting and trimming. A true, found,healthy complex- 
ion, and that which makes a good fhew, but is not found. True, real 
gold and filver, but divers thmgsalfo that maybe taken for gold andfil- 
ver at a diftance, or by them that judge at the outward appearance. So, 
true , found Ratiocination , and that which feems fo to the unlearned, 
or to corrupt judgments, though it be very fahe. They that confiderwcll 
of this, may the fooner come to the knowledg of truth in all things. 

Well: we goon. 

There wasm/^/x { Af tit Sext't^ ^T\c\tnx\y ^ no\v Jquenfis (jVitai) in 'Pro- 
rvence (a. County of F/jnce Co called) in the year of the Lord i 6 1 i . a Ro- 
mifhPrieft tryed, convicled, and by Sentence of the Court or Parliament 
condemned to be burned alive for abominable pradtifes, and horrid things 
by him upon divers (fome perfons of quality) committed with and by 
the Divel. He had long deiircd it and fought it j at laftthe divel appeared 
to him in the habit of a Gentleman. The Ifoiy is in divers books, Frifich 
and Latine, and tranflated (at that time I believe) in divers languages. I 
would goe forty miles with all my heart to meet with that man that could 
tell me ^ny thing whereby I might but probably be induced to believe, or 
at leafl: to fufpctt, that there might be fomemiflakein the particulars of 
his Sentence. For my reafon, I muft tonfefle, was never more pofcd in 
any thing that ever I read of that nature. GaJJtudus indeed in Tereskius his 
life, hath fomewhat (as I remember) of Tireikius his Opinion , as if he 
thought (omc of thofe things hcconfelTed might be aicribedunto imagi- 
nation ,• but I fee no realbn given : neither are the things of that nature , 
that can admit any fuch fufpicion. Befides, Trijlan^ of the LtVes of the Em- 
perors and their Coynes, will tell you (bmewhat which may nfakeadoubt '. 
whether Gajfendus ou^ht to be believed in all things that he reporteth con- 
cerning that famous man. I am not very much fatisficd of what Religi- 
on (though truly a very learned man) Gaffendus was. And by the way 
( which is fomewhat to the cafe of Witches in general) if I be not miftak- 
cn (fori have it not at this time) there is a relation in that very book of 
fomewhat that hapned to Tereskiushy Witches when he was a child. That 
wicked Sorcerer which was burned at Aix, foretold before his death that 
fome misfortune would be done at the time and place of his execution , 
which hapned accordingly, and very ftrangely too. Somewhat again, I 
muft confeffc , I have feen printed (Mimica Viabolt, Sec.) to take away the 
fcandal of fome part of his confeflion, or the Devils faying ol Maife, &:c, 
fome part of which things might perchance with fome colour be afcribcd 
to imagination : but that is not it that troubles me. But enough of 

What man is he, that pretends to learning , that hath not heard, and 
doth not honour the memory of Joachimus Camerartus , that great light of 
Germany 'i fo wife (andfor his wifdom, and other excellent parts, loughc 
unto by many Princes) fb moderate a man (an excellent temper for the 



attaining of Truth) and fo ver(ed in all kind of learning, tl^it we fhall 
fcarce among all the learned of thefe later Times find another (o generally 
accomplifhed. The ftrangcft relations that ever J read, or at leaft as 
ftrancre as any I have read of Witches, and Sorcerers, and Spirits, 1 have 
read in him : fuch as either upon his own knowledge he doth relate, or 
fuch as he believed true upon the teftimonie of others known unto him. 
The I21I: work that he ever went about for the publick was, 'De genenbus 
'DiVinationum^ but he did not live ^themorc the pity) to make an end of it. 
But fo much as he had done was let out by one of his learned ions, L'tpfiiC^ 
an.Vom. 1576. There /? ^^- he hith thele words, De Spifituum-verd^ qiu 
junt Grdicis ^cuuovta.. admtrabili non f'Aum effiiacitaie^ ft dmaniffjla Specie^ qU(t '^JLcij.aIa 
perhtbentur,pr^Jefitia -^ hicredibda extati' pifiim veterum furratioues^ <(jrnoJins tan- 
ponbiis fuperatuia jidcm compertafunt^ extra etiam yonl^^.U , de quihiis pojita dtcetur. So 
t,%^.6cp. 15 1, again and more fully.- But his ftrangefl relations are in 
hxsfroctmium to flntarchs i\mo Trcatilesj De Vefe^u Oraculorum^ and De fi- 
gura E I (^onjarata Delphis ^ fetoutby him with Notes. Here I could come 
in with a whole cloud of witnelTes, name hundreds of men of all Nations 
and profedions chat have lived within this lall: hundred years, and not any 
among them but fuch as have had, and have yet generally the reputation 
ofrioneil, Sober, Learned and Judicious, who' all have beenjrf this opini- 
on that we maintain. But becaufe Wc have to do with tWm efpecially 
who by their ProJ-elTion pretend eo the Knowleclge of Nature above other 
men, 1 will confine my felf for further teftimony to them that have been 
of thatProfelTion, I have been iom^what curious for one of my Calling, 
that had no other end but to attain to iomeKnowledae of Nature , with- 
out which a man may quickly be lead into manifold delufions and Im- 
poffurcs. I have read fome, looked into many • I do not remember I 
have met with any profefled Phyficianor Naturalifl (fome one or two ex- 
cepted, which have been or fhall be named) who made any queftion of thele 
things. Sure I am, I have met with divers ftrange reUtions in fundry of 
them, of things that themlelves were prefent at , and faw with their own 
eyes, wheiethey could have no end, that any man can probably lufped:, 
but to acknowledge the truth, though With lome difparagement to them- 
lelves (accoiding to the judgment of many) in the free confeftion of their 
own ignorance and dilability to give reaions, and to penetrate into cauleSo 
Well: whatthenfhall we lay to fiich as ^/(/.C^/^r, Scaligtr^ Fermhiis^ Sen- 
nertusy the wonders and Oracles of their times ? As Phyficiansfo Phylo- 
fophers, men of that profound wifdom and experience (much improved 
in fome of them by long life) as their writings- fhew them to have been to 
this day. What (hall we make of them ? or what do they make of them- 
felves, that will cenfure fuch men as either cheaters or ignorant idiots ? 
Hoiericus Saxonia ^ a Learned Profeffor and Prad:iferof Phylick in Tadua , 
in that Book he hath written of that horrible Polonian Dileafe, which he 
calls Tlicam^ which turneth mens hairs (in fight) to Snakes and Serpents j 
in that book he doth afcribe fo much to the po^wer of Witches and Sorce- 
rers in caufing Difeales, not private only but even publick, asPeftilences 
and theUke, ashiralclf confeireth he could never have believed^ uniil he 

The T %e FAQS, 

Was conviacdby manifeft experience; and indeed is wonderful, and may 
well bethought incredible unto moft, yet is maintained and afTertcd by 
Sennenus De Febnbiis ; and in his fixth book (as I remember ) l>e Murbis a 
fafc'mo^ incantationt^ ^ \'emficiis wduBii. I will forbear the names of many 
men of fame and credit, Phylicians too, becaufe moft of them are named 
("and commonly enough known} by Sewmtm upon this occafion. There 
is one, whom I think interiour to none, though perchance not Co com- 
monly known or read, and that is fieor^ius 1{aqujaiu4 a Venetian, who by his 
fir ft education and profeffion wasan Aftrologer, caft many Nativities, and 
tookupon'him to Prognofticate; but afterwards confcious tohimfelfof 
the vanity of the Art (that is, when the Divcldoth not intermeddle, as al- 
wayes muft be underftood : for fome Aftrologers have been Magicians 
withall, and have doneftrange things) gave it over, and hath writcen a- 
gainli: it very Learnedly and Solidly. Read him,if you pleafe^in his Chap- 
ters Vc Mi^is^ Ve Oracidus; yea, through his whole Book DeDtvinatme ^2Lnd 
you maybclatisfied what he thought of thcfe things : he alfo was a Phy- 
fician. But I muft not omit the Learned Author that fet out Mnfrim Vtro- 
nenfe^ a great Naturalift and a Phyfician tooj he handles it attheendof 
that woik lomewhac roundly and to the quick , i muft confeiTe, but very 
Rational.yaj^ Solidly, in my judgtnent, ^gainft thofe pretended Peripa- 
teticians, tfflfc would be thought to defend the opinion ofjnjhtle herein. 
I could fay fomewhat of ancienter Phyficianstoo, and give fome account 
of thole many Spels and Charmes that are in Iralliems^ m all his books - 
an ancient Phyfician , in high efteeme with lome eminent Phyficians of 
theie lace times, as they themfelves have told me^ though not for his 
Charms,bLir<^oi his other learning and excellent experience , which they had 
found good ufe of But this I referve for another place & work. And this men- 
tion of that eminent Phyfician who commended 'Irjilhenm unto me ^ putsmc 
in mind of what he imparted himfelf, not long before his death, of his . 
own knowledge and experience ; and particularly of the account he gave 
me of theexam.inationofa Conjurer in Salisbury ^zt which,he faid^none were 
prefent but King 7dm«,(of moftBlefled MemoryjtheDukeoflB«c^/>igkw,and 
himfelf: It is likely iome others may have heard the fame,and I had rather 
any body fhould tell k then I, who was then a patient under him, and 
dutft not, were I put to it, truft to my memory for every circum- 

Hitherto I have gone by Authorities rather then Arguments , partly 
becaufe I thought that the Ihorteft and the cleareft way for every bodies 
capacity, and partly, becaufe fuch Arguments ( if any bcfides theie wc 
have here) as have been ufed againft this opinion, may be found fully an- 
fwered in thofe I have cited. The truth is, it is a Subjed of that nature 
as doth not admit of many Arguments , fuch cfpecially as mav pretend to 
fubtilty of Reafon, Sight, Senfe,and Experience (upon which moft Hamanc 
Knowledge is grounded) generally approved aud certain, is our beft Ar- 
gument. But before I give over, I willule one Argument which perchance 
may prove of fome force and validity, and that is, Aconfideration of the 
it::.2^^ ^ f.; and evaiions and notorious abfurdities that chefc m^nare pun 


The T'B^eF A£8. 

tOjWho not being able to deny the a?/ ,or matter o/Ki^,wouldfcem to fay fomc- 
what rather then to acknowledg Spirits, and Divels^and Witchcraft; <Pompo- 
natius jWho hath not heard of ? I once had the book,I know not now what is 
become of it.But I remember well,I never was more w^eary of reading then 
when I read him ; nothing that ever I read or heard of j^egends and old 
womans tales did feem to me more groundlefle and incredible. But be- 
caufe thofc men bear themfelves very much upon the power of imagina- 
tion (which indeed is very great, and doth produce ftrange effeds) I fhall 
commend to the fober Reader that hath not yet met with him , Tho. Fienus 
his Learned Tradat , Ve yiribus Imaginat'mm , a very Rational and Philofo- 
phical difcourfe. Of their miferable fhifts and evafions in general, the 
Author or Obicrvator rather of Muf^.umVeronenfe ^ before quoted, will give 
you a good account. I have at this prelent in my hands the writings of 
a Phyfician, Augerius ferrerius by name. What he was for a Phyfician I know 
not,- all ( I doubt) of that profeffion will not allow very well of his Pre- 
face to his Cafttgdttoncs ^raEiictt Medicbi^^ whatever they think of the Cajli- 
gattones themfelves. But in general, his Stile, and various reading, and 
knowledge of good Authors, fpeak him a Learned man ruflficiently, T/;»- 
anus in his Hiftory gives him a moft ample Elogtwn^ and makes him to have 
been Jul. C. Scaltger his intimate acquaintance and much refpeded by him. 
But 1 doubt whether Thuams had ever feen this book of his : it doth not 
appear by that Elogiim that he had. Well , this Learned man in his Chap- 
ter T)e Homerica (fo he calls it) Medicatione^ where he treats of cures done by 
Charms and Spels , by Words and Charaders, which others impute com- 
monly to Witchcraft : firft, for the o^,, he doth not deny it : (Natn m qud 
fsnfbus expojita jmit c<^tra'Ytmre^ Jani btminis non eft.) He thinks them little 
better then mad men that will deny that which is approved by ^o vifiblc 
experience. Yet it feems he was one of them that did not believe , or 
would not believe ( though he doth not fay fo pofitively) Sinnts and Witch- 
ts , and Supernatural Operations. What then ? he plainly maintaineth 
and argueth it (though he quote no Gofpel for it) that luch is the nature 
of the Soul of man (if he know how toule it) that by aftrong faith and 
confidence it may work any miracle without a miracle: Verum confidentU 
ilia^ acfirmaperjuajio ( that you may have fome of his words if you have 
not the book ) comparatur mdoHls animis per opinionem quam de Qara^eribus is* 
Jacrii Verbis conceperunt^ I)o£tis cr rerum intelliQenttam habentibns , ?uhil opus eji 
extermjed cogmta Vi ammi^p^r earn miracula edere poJJuntO'C. And again alittlc 
after , VoHus vero <(sr fibi conflans folo verbo Janabit. I do not hence conclude 
that this Ferrer ius ^ though he Ipeak as though he were, and names no body 
clfe , that he wasthefirll or only that hath been of this opinion. jh>icenne 
the Arab was the firff,as I take it, that fet it on foot : fome others have fol- 
lowed him in it. Butlince theie men acknowledg the ftrange etFcCts that 
Others deny, let the fober Reader judge whether of the two more likely td 
grant 5pjr iff and Divels , or to make the Soul t)f man (of every man^ na- 
turally) either a God or a Divel. But let men take heed how they attempt ta 
do Miracles by their flrong faith and confidence , for that is the ready way 
to bring the Divel unto them, and that is it which hath made many Witch- 

C c^ 

"The T "RE FACE. 

cs and Sorcerers. As for that Faith whereby men did work Miracles in 
the Primitive times, fpoken of in the Golpel, commonly CiiUed , The. 
Faith of Miracles , that is quite another thing , which I fliall not need to 
{peak of in this place. Of a flrong confidence in God, even in them that 
arc not other wile very godly, whether it may not, according to Gods firft 
order and appointment, produce fbmetimes iome ftrange eftecls ; we have 
had a confidcration ellcwhere , where we treat of Trccatorie Emhufeajm. But 
this alio is quite another thing, as may appear by what we have written 
of it. 

But to conclude this part 5 upon due confidcration of the premifes, and 
what elfe I have inreadmefle upon the fame Subjc(it Cir God give me life 
and health) I cannot fatisfie my felf how any Learned man , fober and 
rational, can entertain fiich an opinion (fimply and lerioully) That there 
be no Vivds nor Spirits^ &c. But upon this account which I give my felf 
(leaving all men to their own judgments herein) that if there beanyiuch 
truly and really, it mull: needs be becauie being at firft prepolTeffed upon 
fomeplaufible ground^ and being afterwards taken up with other thoughts 
and employments, they are more* willing to ftick to their former opi- 
nion without further trouble, then to take the pains tofeek further. 

dides doth very well obferve. And when we lay, A Learned nwi^ there 
is much ambiguity in that word. For a man may be (not to Ipeak of 
the ignorance of the common people, in thole climates efpecially, who 
think all Learning concluded in ^Preaching • and now in thele times 
too , them beft Preachers that in very deed have leaft Learning , but 
preach by /7i/?/;i^ and Injpkation ^ as they call it) but a man, I Tay, may 
DCzLear?ud Ma}ij a very Learned man in lomeone kind or profelfidn, even 
to Excellency and Admiration , who neverthelefie is and may be found 
ignorant enough in other kinds : but a general Learned man is a thing of 
a vaft extent, and not often leen. It is a bufmeffe of an infinite labour, 
befides that it requireth Natural parts anfwerablc; without which (judg- 
ment fpecially ) the more pains fometimes the more ignorance. I aim 
not by this at any particular man or men (Deum tejlor) I would much rather 
fubmitto thecenfure of others my felf, then take upon me to ccnlureany ; 
but the obfervation is of very good ule, I know it, and may give much la- 
tisfadion in many ca(cs,and have given an inftance of it in Tertullia?ija.nd fomc 
others ellcwhere. 

I have done for this time; I come now to the Objections, wherein I fliall 
not need to be very long, becaufethey run much upon one thmg,Impofturc, 
which hath already been fpoken of andanfwered. But yet fomewhat more 
particularly fhal be anfwered. 

Firft, O^ Miracles. It cannot be dcnyed but the world is full of horrible 
Impoftures in that particular : Yet I believe , that fom.e fijpernatural 
things , as cures , &c. do happen in every age , for which no rea- 
fon can be given , which alio for the ftrangenefl'e may be called Mi- 
racles. But if we limit (with moft) the word to thofe things that 
proceed immediately from God or divine power ; I fhall not be 



very ready to yield chat many fuch Miracles" are ' fecn in thefe Dayec>. ]^c 
I will not further argue the Cal.e in this place. Well, let us z^ko. Miradei 
in the ordinary Senfe : I v^'-'^y b^I^^'e that many fuch things do happen 
in many places J but that through negligence partly, and partly throuoK 
incredulity , they are not regarded ohentimes, or. loon forgotten. And 
wifermen, fometimes, though they know or believe fuch thin-^^s v^c ^ixc 
not they very torward to tell them, left they bring themlelves into con- 
tempt with ihorcfuppoled wile men, who will Iboner laugh at any thing 
they do not underftand , then cake the pains to redifie' their ianorance or 
inform their judgments. 1 hope I fhall do no wrong to the Memory of 
that Venerable , Incomparable Prelate , B i s h o p A n d r e w e s for 
Sound Learning and True Piety whileft he lived, one of the greatcft Lights 
of this Land; if I fet down two Stories, which we may call Mitades 
both which he -""^ belir"! to be true, but for one of them, it feemes he 
did undertake upon his own knowledge : The one, concerning a njjki , 
or at leaft by many lufpeded Witch or Sorcerefs, which theDivel,in a ft^ge 
iliape, did wait i<po?i (or for rather) at her death. The other, concerniu'^a 
man , who after his death was reftored to life to make Confeilionof a 
horrible Murder committed upon his own Wife, for which he had never 
been fufpc^ted -, bcth thefe, as he related them to my F. (in familiar con- 
vcrlation) and my F. did enter them for a remebrance into fomc of his 
Mverfam. In the fubftance I believe there could be no miftake, but if there 
be any miftake in any Circumfl:ances,as ofNames,or othcrwife , that muft be 
imputed to my F who was aftranger, not to the tongue only , but to all 
bulinelTes (more then what might be known by printed books^ and fuch 
publick Wayes) oiEngUnd^ 

L. Vetula tondinenfiSj cu'i morienti DiaholM ajfuiL 
Mir a Bifiork quam narrabatut fibi com'pertifiimam Fait (ju^amL^ 
muUer dm/sma^ et curtofis artlhus addiBi/sima : Vicma <&dibit4 Fuiconis, qui 
futt pater Domini VvXcoms ^ tou Angha celeberrimi-; atque adeo teB:/:m£ ma. 
troupe , matri ejujdem Fulconis , famdiah/sima, Hdc pa omnem VUam forti- 
kgiis dtdita ^ is* eo nomine infainium muliercularum arnica et fatrona : (^uimo- 
rmiti cum adjiarent qua Viri , qua fdemim-e ^raVi/iimi ; animadyerfum ejl fub 
Uram mortis J adjlitijfe ad pedes leFii hommem Wuu terribdtm ^ (vulpinis pelhbils 
amlUum , quern ipfa contentis oculis intuchatur ; ille^ ipfam. (hh^fttum ejt a jamto- 
re , quare ilium admififfet ilk negardi fe vet vidtjfe. Tandem fecedunt ad fene- 
flram duo yel ties , conjilium capturi quid ilk fuerent. Erat quidam Senator in. 
gentis nominii , .... qui bis Trdtor Londinenfis fmt : item Tater Fulconis, 
et alti. 'IPlacet illis ipfum compellare et rogare quis ejfet. Hoc animo rcpetwtt pri- 
ora loca jua ad leButn. hiterim L. vocem magnam edit ^ qwfi animam agtret ^ 
omnes ilUm curare , f^eHare^ /ubleVare-^ mox redit ad fe tlU ignotum ilium nqutruftC 
oculis, Nnjquam a^paret. Ante horn fpatium moritur Agra, 

The other thus, 
K^lend. Juguji, Narrabat hodie nuln rem mirayn , %e'Verendiff, 
^tdjul ^ Domin, Epifcop. Eltenfis : quam lUe acceptam amribus fuis a te- 
fie oculato^ auHore ^ credebat ejje <verijsimam. Ejl 'Vicus m Urbe Londmo^ 

C 2 qui 

7he T%EFACE. 

qui dicittirj Vicus Lon^obardorum. In eo <vko Tardcia eji^ O* <edes parieciilis ^ in 
qua fuit ^re:^byter ^ homo fummd fidei , et notct ^ietatis ^ ...... An. i ^6]. quo 

anno J Ji unquam alias ^ pejlis grajjuta eft per banc lirbein Londinum. TiarraVit igt- 
tur hie Ta.rochits et pifswi aliis ^ et tp ft quo que Dom. Epifcopo fibihoc aaidtjje» 
Erat tin amicus in Jua T'ar^cia wfi^nis -^ v/r, utomnes exijlimabant ^ probus et^im. 
Htcpejle concptus advocayu Tresbyterum ilium ftiumamicum^ qui et <egrotanti affu- 
ity et njidit ynorientem nee dcfeniet nift mortuum ■ ita T>emum repetiit domum fuam, 
^ofl hor as facts jnultas amorte hujus^ cum ipje pro mortuo ejfet yeliHus in cubiculo^ 
uxor tUim idem cubicalum ell ingrejfa^ ut ex arcaprotneret Lodicem ^ fine linteamenad 
ip/um iylo^trjuv , utejlmorii. higrejfa audit banc vocem^ operi mtenta. Quishicejl? 
terreri ilia ^ et "velle egr^di^ fed auditur iterum yox ilia : QuU hie ejl? Ac tandem 
comperto ejje mariti yocem^ accedtt ad ilium : Q^d^ ait^ mante ^ tu igitur mortuus 7ion 
es ? et nos tt pro mortuo compofitum defer'Veramm. Ego Vero^ rejpondit ilk , yere 
viortumfui'. fed tta Deo-yifum^ ut anmiamea rediret ad corpus. Sed tu uxor ^ alt ^ Si 
qtJ^^abes cibi paratij da mihi e/urio enim. Vixit ilia yeruecinam habere fe^ pullum 
gafffaceum , et nejcto quid aliud : fed omnia iticon:a^ qu£ breVt ejfet paratura. Ego^ 
ait ille^ Moram non fero -^ panem habes^ait^ et cajeum? quum annuijjet ^ atque pe- 
tiijfet ajferri , comedtt j peH ante uxor e : demde adyocato ^Presbyter o^ et jufsis exire 
€ lubiculo omnibus qui ader ant -^ narrat illi hoc \ Ego ^ ait ^ Vere mortuum fui ^ fed jujfn 
efl amma redire ad juum corpus ^ utjcelu6 apperirdtn ore meo , manibu6 7neis admijjum , 
de quo nulla unquam cuiquam nota efl Jujpicio. Triorem yiajnque uxorem jneam ipfe. 
occidi manihus ineis ^ tanta "vafritie^ ut omnes res later et : demde modum perpetrati 
fceleru expofuit ; nee ita multhpofl expirayit, acVeretum mortum ejl. 

There is no necefficy that any body fliould make of either of thefe re- 
lations an Article of his Faith ; yet I thought them very probable,becaule 
believed by fucha man, and therefore have given then\a place here. So 
much of Miracles. 

Of Exorcijmes we mull fay as of Miracles. One notable example of a 
counterfeit Polfeffion, and of great ftirs likely to have inllied u^on it in 
France^ we have out of Thuanm^ in our late Treatife of Enthuflajme. The Hi- 
flory of the Boy of 'Bilfon is extant ^ who by the Wiiclom and Sagacity of the 
R' R' F. in GodThomaSy Lord Bifliop of Lichfield and (jventry ^ wasdifco- 
vered to be an Impoftor on purpofe let up and fuborned to promote the Ro- 
miili caufe, An. Vom. 1620. Such examples and ftories moft Countries have 
afforded good ftore, which arc extant in divers Languages. Neither muft 
it be concealed (by them that leek truth without partiality) that lome, once 
called VifciplinarianSj now more known by another name, have attempted 
to deal in thoie things, hoping thereby to gain great advantage to their 
caufe. It was a famous Story in Q^Eli:^abeth's Reign, though now per- 
chance out of the knowledg of many, and beyond the remembrance of any 
living, how one Mr. D. a very -zealous man of that Se<5t, did take upon 
him by long prayers to call out Divels . '^ .xuintained and ailerted with 
great veh^ncncy by him and fbme others that favoured that caufe, though 
upon legal examination they proved otherwile , which occafioned many 
books on both fides in thofe day es, but two, meliorismta ^ as we fay, writ- 
ten by Dr. H. concerning Exorcifnes ■ the one againft Papifts, the other a- 
gainft QP. I have them both fomewhere yet, I hope, but can not come at 



them at this time, which is the caufe that I cannot particularize that bu- 
iineflewith circuraftances of times, and names or perft)nsas I would. But 
there were many other books written (fomevery big, which I havefeen ) 
about it , as I laid betore j fo that the whole bufinefle , with very little in- 
quifition, if any have a mind, may quickly be found out. One Book- 
feller in Little Sr/fJzVi did help mc to the fight of fix or leven at once, yet 
one of the books then written, and as I was told, upon this occafion much 
commended unto mc by Ibme very Learned, to wit, Dr. Jordan^ of the 
Sujfocation of the Matrix^ I long fought before I could meet with it. And 
fuch was the ignorance of iome Booklellers, that I could not perfwade them 
■there was any fuch book extant: but now at laft I have got it. All the 
ule I fhall make ot it at this time is» that whereas the whole drift of the book 
tends unto this, tofllew the error of many in alcribing natural difeales to 
fupernatural caules , which might bethought by (bme to favour their o- 
pinion that believe not Wttches^ Sec. The Author doth very prudently and 
pioufly make this profe/Tion inthe Preface, I ilo not deny but that God doth in 
thefe dayes work extraordinarily for the deliy^erance of his children^ and for other ends 
kji hiioivn to him/elf ; atui that among other there may be both poffefsions by the DiVel^ 
and ohfejiions^ and Witch-craft, &c. and dfpoJJ'efsion alfo through the Prayers and Slip- 
plications of his jeryants^ which is the only }?ieans left unto us for our relief in that cafe^ 
hut fuch examples being<ver-f rare now adayes. Sec. V^rf^r all this I do not con- 
clude that Mr. D. was guilty of any Impofturc : he might do it through 
ignorance being cozened by others. I have heard he was anhoneft man, 
and dyed pioully , and dilclaimed to the very laft that he did any thing in 
that buimelTe otherwiie then Bona Fide. I would judge charitably, even 
of thoie men that ate not guilty of much charity towards others, whofe 
judgments and conlciences will not fufFer them (though men of approv- 
ed worth and piety otherwiie) to lay as they lay, and to do as they do in 
all things. Be it granted therefore, that this bufinefle of Exorcifmes is ly- 
abletomuch Impollure : however, no man that hath read the relations 
of men and women pofleft, in leveral places, with due obfervation of cir- 
cumftances , iome of which relations, befides other perlons of credit, have 
been atteiled j^ yea, Ibme penned and publifhed by learned Phyficiansand 
Naturalifts, who have been employed about the Cure, fiblerved their car- 
riage, heard fome of them fpeak ftrange Languages : lilly women pofleft, 
dilcourlc of highcft points of Phyloibphy, or the Mathematicks and the 
like. No man, I lay, that is not a ftranger to thele things (befides what 
fome Travellers, no way interefledin the caufe, can aver upon their own 
knowledge) will make any queftion either of the real poflcffion of divers, 
accordmg to relations that have been made, or of the Divels (peaking in 
them and by them when they have been Exorciledj and iometimes upon 
bare conference. And though feme Proteftants are of.opmion, That it is 
not lawful or warrantable for any man to take upon him to Exorciie upon 
fuch occafions, that is, (as I conceive) by way of abiblute power and au- 
thority ,. and by luperftitious wayes and means, as is ordinarily done : 
Yet where a man hath a Calling, as it he be lawfully Called to the Mini- 
ftry^ and fee over fuch a Par ifh where any happen to be poifefled (as in- 

nhe T 'R E F AC E. 

B. V. 'H r. 

deed iViy kit have a Pariih , chat is, right to a Paridi as good 
rs the Laws of the Land can give me, which hath been grievouily haunt- 
ed, though not altogether in the fame kind, this many years, to the un- 
doing of many there ^ but 1 muft not come near it, nor have the benefit oF 
the Law to rerover my right , though never told why ) and he find 
himleU zealouily moved , yet without preiumption, I would not .defpair, 
but his prayers, wich other performances of devotion, and the affiftancc 
of (ome others of the fame calling, might prove available before God : 
but rtiil preluppofed , as mofl: expedient and neceffary, that the opinion 
and refolucion of lome Learned and confcionable Phyfician, one or more 
be had in the ca(e ; and their prefence alfo in all adions, if it may be had, 
obtained. Some, it may be, will thanl« me, and I hope it will offend none, 
if I impart unco them what I have found in my F. his Epitwierw (or, Vaily 
account of hii life) tending to this purpole. 

. ^ .,;: T)f^^ 60^, Kal Junii.. Q^tn menifem^et reliijuos omnesyelis Deus^Scc,- 
H'-iDC ij Ulume^imus^ cum matre^ tixo'-e^ ^ffi^'^y ^^ "^'^''^ mhtli^t)om deQounj. et 
nobilt Item fnatronu J D. dcSz i* oris : qui omnes in re pie tat is oi^op?ovo:;,{jtc , Ecclejiam 
hujus loci afidue cekhraVmm. Inter alios Sermmes quoshabui cum D. de St^Pons, 
de tfiii'iflro proyinci^ FiVaretit /tonus locuti , cui nomen Mercero. ^git Hl^ in eo ; 
tra8u plufes p-uva^ tcckfttvs j habitat a. in loco, dfui dicitur ^ Chafteau-doublcw 
jicce-yeramde eoex vdgi rumonbtii , quod a)im Ditmonaf ejtciendi hibe^et '. qu^efm^- 
ct>/i3ir5foi- de St Pons quid ret cjfet. lllafendaffirmayit^pluyes 'D.emomacos 
(decern ant circker) in Ectljiam auduclos ^ eo concionante pfimiim ^ dein or ante ^ 
jmUm^ct Confejsione omnium fuijje fanatos. Qwfdam Demon a ita eum certis fignti 
empij]^ , «f f^s ^p^d omnes fiznt tcjlatifsima, Torro autem omnes qui janati junt , 
^e!t<r.oiicm Catholtcam \omuyiAm ante femper profeJJo<. Meuerum Veto impatmitif' 
fime ferre ^ ft quis i^tenoquendmn ^ u^. fit ^ dicer et^ Merctrum Viabolos ejicere ^ non 
enlm /p, yfenui Ecclefiim Dei effe nomtnahdwi , cujm precibus ardentiffimis Ddawr. 
j-espJtncrint. 'Djm et illiet unyerfi gregi fuortimbenedicat. Amen. .!>s--?- 

In En^lifh (for their fakes that unierftmd no Latine, and that it be 
not required alwayes, for it would be very tedious) this is the efFe(5t , 
At iuchatime, in inch a place, hehadcheopporcunicy to meet with a grave 
(whether Lady or Gentlewoman) Matron , one he had a very good opini- 
on oFj her nam? M.deSt.Tons^ and having often heard by common re- 
port of a certain Proteftant Miniffer that was faid to caft out Divels, he 
did accurately inform himfelf by her (fhe living, it feems, very near, if. 
not in the lame parifh ) of all particulars concerning that bufincfTc; 
who did averre it to be moft true , and that ten , or thereabouts, Demo- 
moniacks, or pofTelTcd men (all making profelnon of tlie Roman Catho- 
lick Religion) had been brought to the Church ("atfeveral times, as I take 
it) and that publickly, and by the genetall conlefsion of all then pie- 
fenc, and by lome. nocable fignes (Ibmctimes; at the going out of the 
De\i!s- they were , upon his Praying after Sermon, all delivered. But 
that he took it very hainoufly if any faid, that he had caft out Devils ; for, 
not I, faid he, but the earneft Prayers of the Church, have prevailed with 
Almighty God to work this wonderful thing. 

As for Oracles : It is true, Heathens themfelves acknowledg, that fome 

■ lijii: . were 


were the JLigglings of men. Sometimes Princes j ibractimcs private men : 
(as now of Religion, of Preaching, and Praying, and Fading j of MaflTes 
and ProceiTions : moft Princes and States in all places ) made good ufe of 
them to their owneends j and made them ipeak what themfelves had prom- 
pted. But a man might as probably argue 3 becaufe fome have been fo frec- 
Jy acknowledged to have been by compad: aad fiibornation, it is the more 
.likely, that thofe of which never any fufpicion was, fhould be true. Wc 
read of many in Herodotus: of one, which was contrived by fraud j but 
there we read aUo, that when it came to be known (though care had been 
taken that irmight not :) the chief Contriver, agrcatinan, wasbanifhed^or 
prevented worfe, by avoluntaty Exile ; and the Sacred yir^m or ^Trophetejfe^ 
.depofed. But not to infill upon particulars, which would be long, it is 

' moft certain, and it will cleerly appear unto them that are well read in anci- 
ent Authors and Hiftories, That^llHeathens^generally the wifeft: andlearn- 
edeft of them, thole efpecially, that lived when Oracles were moft- frequent, 

' did really believe them to be, which they pretended unto : and that they 
•were fo indeed, for the moft: part (taking it for granted that their Gods were 
^tVf/ior BytlSpirits) by many circumitancesof Stories, and by other lood 
proofs, may be made as evident : neither was it ever doubted or denyed (al- 
waycs granted and prefuppofed, that, as in all worldly things, much impo- 
fture did intervene and intermingle) by ancient Chriftians acknowledged, I 
am lure, by moft, if not all. But I have fpokcn of them elfewhere already, 
and therefore will be the fliorter here. 

Ouilaft Ohje^ion was : If there be VeVils a.nd Spirits j'^hy do they not ap- 
pear unto them, who do what they can, as by continual curfes/o by profane 
curiofity to invite them ? Firft, We fay, «r6^e?<iVi(']« ra' xe4ta.7<t *ut». 1^ dvi^ixvi*Toi dt 
WeiituVj. When we have good ground for the on ^ to ftick at the Mn^ be- 
caufe we do not underftand the reafon, is as much as to fay, that we think 
we fhould be as wile as God- Arijlotle did not meddle with things that he 
could give no reaion of j yet he did not deny them (as we have fhewed^ 
and it is one thing to require a reafon of things meerly natural j and another 
of thofe that happen by a meer fecrct Providence. But this will give them 
no great latisfa(f^ion who perchance believe a God (fome) as much as they 
believe a Devil.. Secondly^ Therefore we Tay, There maybe fome natural rea- 
fon too, upon /i'r(/?or/a grounds, ^ri^otk (as hath been fhewed elfewhere) 
compares the effects oi Melancholy ^ from whence he deriveth all kind q^ En- 
thujiajm^ to the known effeds of Wme> What is the reafon, that fome men 
with little wine will quickly be drunk, and become other Creatures, being 
deprivcdfor the timeof the ule of reafon f Others though they drink ne- 
ver lo much, will fooner burft then reel, or fpeak idly . as fome in their 
excefs grow merry, others fad : fome calm and better natured ^ others furi- 
ous : Ibme talkative, others ftupid. The Devil knowes what tempers are 
beftfor his turn J and by Ibme in whom he was deceived, he hath got no 
crtdit,and wifhcd he had never meddled with them. Some men come into 
the world with C^/'d///?/^^/ drains; their heads are full of myfteries ,• they fee 
nothing, they read nothing, but their brain is on work to pick fbmewhat 
out of It that is not ordinary,- and out ofthe very A'B C that children are 
taught, rather then fail, they will fetch all the Secrets of Gods Wifdom, tell 



you how the world was created, how governed, and wha: will be the end of 
all things. Reafonand Senfe that other men go by, they think the acorns 
that the'old world fed upon j fools and children may be content with them 
but they fee into things by another Li^k. They commonly give good re- 
ifpedt unto the Scriptures (till they come to profeft Anab^ptijis) becaufe they 
believe them the Word df God and not of men ; but they referve unto them- 
felves the Interpretation, and founder the title of Dmw Scripture^ worfhip 
what their own phanfie prompts, or the devil puts into their heads. Buc 
of all Scriptures the Q^evelation and the obfcure Prophefies are their delight^ 
for there they rove fecurely j and there is liot any thing fo prodigious or chi- 
merical, but they can fetch it out of fome Prophefie, as they will mterpret it. 
Thefe men, if they be upright in their lives and dealings, and fear God tru- 
ly, it is to be hoped that God will preferve them from further evil ; but they 
areofa dangerous temper- Charitable men will picythern, and Ibbcrraea 
will avoid them. On the other fide, fome there are whofe brains are of a 
flirfand reftive mould ; it will not eafily receive new impre/Iions.They will 
hardly believe any thing but what they fee ; and yet rather not believe their 
eye* then to believe any thing that is not according to thecourleof nature, 
and what they have been ufed unto. The devil may tempt fuch by fenfual 
baits, and catch them • but he will not eaiily attempt to delude them by ma- 
cical Shews and Apparitions. An^ wh^'-^nber man, that believeth as a God, 
fo a di vel,doih doubt,but they that make it their daily pradice to damn them- 
felves,by fuch horrid oaths and curfes,are as really pofleft,yea far more in the 
po{feis:on of the devii,thea many thattoam at the mouth, and fpcak flrange 
languages ? 

But j'"^ Some have tried and ufed the means,but could never lee any thing 
but what if others that never defired it really, but in fome wanton curiofity, 
unadviiedly, that they might be the better able to coni-urethe iimpHcity of 
fome others as they thoughr,rather then that their faith wanted any fuch con- 
firmation , have tryed fome things,or have been prefent at fome experiments 
and have feen ( with no fmall aftonifhment) more then they expeded or dc^ 
'fired ? Some perfons of credit and quality, I am fure, have made it their con- 
fefsion unto me,thac it hath fo h.^pned unto them ; who have been fo alFcdted 
with it,that they Would noti'or a world be fo furprized again. 

But4'y and laflly, TheConfefsionsoflome Magicians are extant in print, 
who tell very particularly what means they ufed , what books they read, &c. 
and they Gw and found (if we believe them ,• and what fliould tempt them 
to lye, no melancholy men, I know not) till they were weary ,and Gods grace 
wroughtupon their hearts to bring them to repentance. There be fuch confef- 
fions extant,but the Readei flial pardon me,if I give him no further account. 
It would much better becom them therefore,that have made fuch effays with- 
out fucceffe, to repent, and to be thankful unto God.then to make that an ar- 
gument, that theres no divel, and perchance no God. There is a terrible fay- 
incJ (if well underffood) in the Sctipturc ; 'opv^«?p(/WT«^ He that is filthy let him 
he filthy Jltll Let them take heed (I advife them as a friend) if they perfift in 
their hardnefs of heart and infidelity^ left God in juft judgment,r.houglichcy 
feek ftill,and provoke as niiuch as they can. will not fuffer that they fhall fee 
any thing,left they fhoiild fear and be converted. 

^ I come 

7 he T%E\¥ ACE, 

I Come now to Dr. D e e, and. to fhU ^ook of his, which hath been 
the occafion of all the Dilcourfe hitherto. As for his Perlon or Pa- 
rentage , Education and the like, I have but little tp lay more then 
what he faith himfelf in his firft Letter to the Emperor (Rodolphe) of 
Oerinanyj that being yet very young he was fought unto {amb'ii^eruni me) by 
two Emperors , CHARLsthe 5''' and Ferdinando his Brother and Sue-* 
cefifor in the Empire. Mr. Cambden indeed in the year 1571 makes honou- 
rable mention of him, and calls him, Nobilis Matfmmtkus. He dedicated 
\ his Mwj^f Hierog/jip/^/c^ to Maximilian Succeffor to Ferdinando firft 
printed at Jntwerp^ Jn.Dom.i^6^^ and afterwards at Francford^ <59«» and 
what other places 1 know not. In the year 1595. he did write (and was 
printed 1599 I am fure,but whether before that or no, I cannot certainly 
tell) J dijcourfe Jpologetical^ &cc. dire<aed to the then JnhbiJJjop of Canterbury 
wherein he hath a Catalogue of books written by himfelf, printed and un- 
printed, to the number of 48. in all , and doth alfb mention the books of 
.his Library about 4000 volums in all , whereof yco ancient Manufcripts 
Latin, Greek, and Hebrew. There alfo doth he produce a Teftimony of the 
Univerfity of Qambndg^ dated 1 548. But this whole Difcourfeof his being 
butfhort, for the better latisfa(5tion of the Reader, I thought good to have it 
here reprinted the next after this Preface. His Mathematical Preface before 
Euclid^ is that I think which of all his writings publifhed hath been moft 
taken notice of in Englatid^ and added much to the worth and commendati- 
on of that Edition of Eudtd, He was a married man and had divers children 
as will appear by this Relation ; a great Traveller , and lived to a great age. 
But as I laid before, I do not pretend to give an account of his life in gene- 
ral, unto others, which my felf am yet aftrangerto. What concerneth 
this %eUtim I am to giVe an account , and I hope there fhall be nothing 
wanting to that. Four things I propole to my (elf to that end 

hrji , Somewhat to confirm the truth and fincerity of this whole %e- 
lati m. 

, Secondly ^ To anfwer fomc Objections that may be -made againll (bmc 
parts of it. 

Thirdly J To give fome light to fome places, and tofatisfie the Reader con- 
cerning the perfection and imperfection of the book , as alfb , concerning 
the Original Copy. 

Fourthly^ and laftly, To fhew the many good- ufes that may be made of all 
by a fober Chriflian. 

L It fcems that Dr. Df? began to have the reputation of a Qonjurer be- 
times. He doth very grievoufly complain of ii in that fp^^/^cf to Euclid 
but novv fpokcn of , about the end of it , and yet there doth alfb 
term himfelf, An aid forworn Mathematician. For my part w^hether 
he could ever truly be fo called, I yet make fome queftion : But I am 
very confident, that himfelf did not know or think himfelf fo , but 
a zealous worfliipper of God , and a very free and fincere Chriitian. 
How this is to be reconciled with the truth o^ ihis Relation ^ fhall be af' 
tcrwardsconfideredof For the truth and fincerity of the %elation^ I hope 

D no 

The^^iF A C^' 


^^..Id be fufpedecl co Have devifed and invented thefe things in his oWii 
brain to abufc the world. I fhould be forry my name iliould appear 
jn any kind to any book lyable to fuch a Rifpition • -^^-^ :!ic very name 
atid' 4Vedit of that To much and (o defcrvedly prized Library from 
whence this is pretended to be taken , is fufficienc (with civil undcr^ 
tending nien ) to prevent the groflenefle of fuch a miftake. Befides 
thf GrKrinal Copy it fclf , all written with Dr. Dm own harid, there 
kept and preferved. But by Truth and Sincerity, intending not only Dr. 
7)ce's fidelity in relating what himfelf believed , but alio the reality of 
thofe things that he fpeaks of, according to his relation : his only (but 
areat and dreadful) error being, that he miftook falfe lying Spirits for 
ATjgelsof Light , the Diyelof Hell (as we commonly term him) for the 
God of Heaven. For the Truth then, and Sincerity or 'Reality of the Ela- 
tion in this fenfe, I fhall firft appeal to the Book it felf. I knoW it is 
the fafliionof many (I will not fay that (I never did it my felf) that arc 
birers of* books, they will turn five or fix leaves, if they happen up- 
on lomewhat that pleafeth their fancy , the book is a good book , and 
when they have bought it, it concerneth them to think fo, becaufe they have 
paid for it : but on the other fide, if they light upon fomcwhat that doth 
not pleafe (which may happen in the beft) they are as ready to condemn 
and c^ftaway. It is vpry polfible that fome fijch buyer lighting upon this , 
and in it, upon fome places here and there, where fome odd uncouth things 
may cffeV themfelves ; things ridiculous, incredible to ordinary fen/e and 
conik!i6tion,he may be teady to judge of the whole accordingly. But for all 
this 1 will in the firft place appeal to the book it felf,- but with this refpe^ to 
the Reader , that he will have patience to read in order one Fourth part of the 
book at leaft before he judge ; and if by that tinie he be not conviaed^he fhall 
have my good will to give it over. Not but that all the reft, even to the end, 
doth help very well to "confirm the truth and reality of the whole Story : 
but becaufe 1 chink there is fo much in any fourth part, if diligently read^and 
with due confidcration, that I defpair of his aflent,that is not convidied by- 
it. For my part,when the book was firft communicated un- 
sv, rkmd* c«/o» Knight ^^ ^^ ^^ ^^^^ Right wotthy Gentleman who is very ftudi- 

ous to purchafeand procure fiich Records and Monuments 
as may advantage the truth of God (all truth is of God) and the honour of 
this Land, following therein the example of his noble Progenitor , by his 
very name , Sit1{ol)ert Cotton, known to all the Learned as far as Eu^ 
rope extendeth. I read it curforily becaufe I was quickly convinced iti 
my felf that it could be no counterfeit immaginarie bufineflc , and was 
very defirous to fee the end , fo far as the book did go- Afterwards , 
when lunderftoodthatthe faid worthy Gentleman (efpecially, as I fuppolc, 
relyino upon my Lsrd of Armagh's judgment and teftimonie , which we liavc 
beforcfpokcnof) was willing it fliouldbe publifhed, and that he had com- 
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The T\SF ACE, 

mitccd the whole biirinefs unco me ; I rcid it over very cxadly , and took 
notes of the moft remarkable paflages (as they appeared unto me) truly 
I was fo much confirmed in this firft opinion by my lecond reading, that- 
I fhall not be afraid to profefs that I never gave mo^r credit to any Hu- 
mane Hiftory of former times. All thmgs feer.ied unto me fo fimply , 
and yet fo ate '-'•rely , ' and with fo much confirmation of all manner 
of circumftances written and delivered , that I cannot yet fatisfie my felf, 
but all judicious Readers will be of my opinion. But neverthelcls, to 
help them that trufV not much to their own judgments , let us fee what 

Fir(i I would have them., that would be further fatisfied, to read Dr. 
'Dam that forecited Preface, where he doth plead his own caufe, to acquit 
himfclf of chat grievous crime and imputation of a Qonjurer. But that was 
written I mull confefs, long before his Communication with Spirits: 
yet it isfomewhacto know what opinion he had then of them that deal 
witk Divels and evil Spirits. But after he was made acquainted, and in 
great dealing's with them, and had in readincfs divers of chcfchis books, 
or others o? the fame Argument, containing their ieveral conferences 
and communications, to rhew, and the manner of their -appearing cxadlly 
fct down • obferve, I pray, with what confidence he did addrefs himfelf 
to the areateft and wileft in Europe. To Queen Elizabeth often , and to 
her Council, as by many places of this Relation doth appear ; but more 
particularly by his Letter to Sir Frmcis Walfingham^ Secretary, &c. That 
he did the like to Kins; >»JeJ and his Councel, may eafily be gathered by 
the Records (in this %eUtm) of 1607. but much defedive. But then to 
the Emperor <2^o^o/p/.^e , to5ff/>^e«K.lngof foUnd^ and divers other Princes 
and their Deputies • thewifeft and learnedft, their fcveral Courts did af- 
ford for the time : the particulars of all which addreffes and tranfadions 
are ver- exadly fct- down in the book. Nay, fuch was his confidence, that 
had it not been for the Kuncuts Aj^aflolim his appearing againft him at the 
Emperors Court by order from the Pope, he was, as by fomc places may 
becolledcd, rcfolved for 5(o;ne alfo , not doubting but he fliould approve 
himfelf and his doings to the Pope himfelf and his Cardinals. I- i^W thefc 
his addrelTes and applications being ftill very ready to impart all things 
unto them that would entertain them with that refped he thought they 
deferred, yea readily, w^'-l". i^ very obfervable, even to receive them into 
this Myliical Society, whom he thought worthy, and in fomc capacity to 
promote the defign 5 as de faBo he did divers in feveral places : AlbertusA^ 
iafco Prince Palatine of ^olonia^ fuccius a learned man, and Prince 'Xpfem- 
lenm Gewuny ^ who were long of the Society , befides fome admitted to 
fome Adions for a while , asSt^i^^wKing of fdani^ and lome others. Wc 
will eafily ^rant (as elfewhere hath been treated and handled at large) that a 
diftempered brain may fee, yea, and hear ftrange things, and entertain them 
with all pofiible confidence, as real things , and yet ail but lancy, without 
any realfound or Apparition. But thefcfightsand Apparitions that Dr. Vee 
gives here an account, are quite of another nature ; yea, though poflibly the 
Divcl misht reprefent divers of thefe things to the fancy mwardly 
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which appeared outwardly : Yet of another nature, I lay, au^Jiot without 
the intervention and operation of Spirits , as will cafily appear to any niaii 
by the particulars. Belidcs the long Speeches, Difcourfes, luLerlQcutions 
upon all occafions and occurrences in the presence of more then 
wayes j and externally audible to different perfons, for the mort: part or very 
frequently. That thele things could not be the operation . of ^ diflem- 
pered Fancy , will beafufficient evidence to any rational man. ,, .. . , 

Aeain, let h'" afual preparations and Prayers againft an Apparition or 
Adion (as he called them) his extraordinary prayers upon iome extra- 
ordinary occafions , as upon Edward ^liey his temporary repentance, and 
another for him when he was about to forfake him (in Latins a long one; 
Stephen King of foland being thenprelcnt. And again, when his Son A- 
thur was to be initiated to thefe Myftical Operations and Apparitions, mthe 
place of Edfi^ard I\elley , and the like. And again, his Humility, Piety , 
Patience (O what pity that fuch a man fliould fall into fuch a dclufion ! 
butwe fhallconfider of the caufes in its right place afterwards) upon all 
occafions temptations , diftrefles , moft eminent thioughout the whole 
Book. Let thefe things be well confidered , and above the refl:, his large 
and pundual relation of that fad abominable ftory of their Tromijaious ^ car- 
mi CopuUtm, under the pretence of obedience to God. • Let thefe things, 

I fay be well confidered, and 1 think no man will make any queftion but 
the poor man did deal with all pofTible fimplicity and fincerity , to the ut- 
raoitof his underftanding at that time. And truly, this one thing (aswc 
faid before) excepted , his miftaking of evil Spirits for good, it doth not 
appear by any thing but that he had his underftanding, and the perfe^c 
uCe of his Rcafon to the very laft, as well as he had had any time of his 


Again, let it be confidered, that hecarryed with him where eVer he went 

A Stone which he called hh Jn^dicall Sione., as brought unto him hy an Ah- 

oel but by a Spirit fun enough , which he fihewed unto many ; to the Emperor 

among others, or the Emperors Deputy , Dr. C«''fi", as I remember : But more 

of this Stotie afterwards. We may thereiore conclude fi.irely enough , Thac 


thoic things ^^ . ^ 

miftaken as though I intended that w^hatfoever the Diveldid fcem to do 
or reprelcnt ; it was ^ally and Subflantially as it Teemed and appeared , thac 
would be a great and grofs miftake. The very word Jpparition doth rather 
import the contrary. All I underiiand by 'Sjalicy, is, that what things ap- 
peared , they did fo appear by the power and operation of Spirits, adually 
prefcnt and working , and were not the eflFeds of a depraved fancy and 
imagination by meer natural caufes. By which, ilrange things, I con fels, 
may be prefcnted and apprehended too, (ometimes by the parties with all 
confidence , as we faid before, though all be but fancy and imagination. 
But all circumftances well confidered, make this Cafe here to be ot another 
nature ^ and it may be it was the policy of thefe Spirits to joyn tipo of 
purpofe in this bufinefs, to make the truth and reality of it the more un- 



oueftionable ,• hoping (if God had given way) they fliould havepafTed, uk 
time for good Spirits abroad generallyj and then we fhould have lecn what 
they would have made of it. Fro-, ielle beginnings , I am fure, great- 
eft confufions have proceeded and prevailed in the world, as we fhall fliew 
elfewhere. And fince that in all this bufinefs, as we faid but now , Dr. 
"Dee did not deal alone , but had a conftant Partner or Afsilfant, whom 
fometimes himfelf calleth his Seer^ ot Skryer^ one by name Edward i\elly ; it 
will be requifite before we proceed further, that we give fome account of 
him alio. According to Dr. Dee's own relation here, I^?i.2)ow. i^Sj.Jprilj^ 
Trebonit : in the particulars of his Son Arthur's Con[ecra(ion (after his manner 
which he calls, Hn ojf eying and prefentirig of him to the fervice of God: ) Uriel 
(one of his chiefeft Spirits) was the author of their ConjunBion: but when 
and howithapned (being but obiter mentioned there) we do not find any 
where ; and more then what I find here I have nothing to fay : For certain 
it is by this whole ftory ^ from the beginning to the end of it, that ^lley 
was a great Conjurer , one that daily converfed by fiich art as is uled by 
ordinary Vlagicians, with evil Spirits, and knew them to be Co. Yet I 
would luppole that he was one of the beft lort of Magicians , that dealt 
with Spirits by a kind of Cow?/M«J (^as is well known (ome do} and not by 
any QompaEl or agreement :^ this may probably be gathered from fimdry 
places. But that he was a Conjurer, appearereth firft by that, where he 
profFered to raife fome evil Spirit before the PoliiTi Prince Palatine , Albert 
X^sky (of whom more by and by) for a proof of his Art. But D^.Dee 
Would notfiifFerhim to do it in his houie. Wicked fpirits are caft out of 
him to the number of 1 5 . p. 5 2 . But I make no great matter of that in point 
of proof, becaulc all there upon his bare report only. But ieej).6^. &c. 
where it is laid to his charge, and he anfwereth for himfelf and his Spirits. 
See alio where at laft he yielded to bury not to burn his Magical books. 
But read his own confefsion (where you fhall find him Ipeak likeonethat 
knew very well what did belong to thcArt^ and the record made by Dr. 
Dee concerning a flirewd conteit that hapned between Dr. Dee and him , 
(it was about lome Magical thingsj wherein EdivardK^lly carried himfelf io 
fiercely, that Dr. Dee being afraid of his life, was forced to call for help. 
Perufe well this place and I prelume you will require no further li^ht as 
to this particular concerning B^lly, 

As for the feveral Epijlles (in Latin moft) that will be found here, as alio 
Narratives of leveral meetings and conferences, they carry fb much light 
with them, bein^ let out with fo ma »^'- remarkable circumftances of time 
place, perlons, &c. that no man of judgment that hath any knowledge 
of the world, will or can make any icruple of thcfincerity and fidelity of 
cither reports or Deeds and monuments (fuch I account the Letters to be} 
herein contained. A man might with little labour (that had all kind of 
books at command) have found lomewhat concerning moft (outlandifh) 
perlons in them mentioned. I could notintend it, and I think it would 
have been a needlefs labour. If any make any queftion let them* make 
fearch , I dare warrant it unto them they (hall find all things to agree pun- 
jftually- But becaufe Albert Laiky (next to Edward K^lley) is the man moft 


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#ht^treted in this ftory, I will give you fome account of him out of Mr; 

Qambdm\\\s' Annals . ,. ' 

■AnnoDom.i5B^. E Tolonia^ ^ufsi^ vicina hac ^fiafe venit in Jtiglkm ut 

^'ohiain inVtferetj Albertus Ahico^TaUtmHi Siradienfts Vir erudkm^ corporis linsa- 

mentis hctrbapmrnji/sinhi^ 1^(?if« decero, <^ perVenufio -^ qui perbenigne ah ipfa mbi- 

hhiifqtic magnoqiie homre <(y Imtitm^ ei dh Accadtmia Oxonienft uuditis obkSlationibm^ 

■htqiii Hwiis Jpeclaculis exceptus ^ poft 4. menfes are alieno opprejfus , clam re- 


But of all Letters here exhibited, I am moft taken, I muftconfefs, with 
the Bifliops Letter that was 2>luncm JpoJloHcus : he feemes to rac to fpeak 
tothecaie very pertinently {tzkc 'Puccius his account along m his long 
letter to Dr. Dee^ of his conference with the faid Bifliop concerning the 
lame bulinefsjand to havecarryed himfelf towards Dr^Vee very moderate- 
ly and friendly. 

1 1. Now to Objedions : 

The firfl: fhall be this : Although 'tis very probable that Dr. Dee him- 
felf dealt fimply and lincerely ^ yet iince he himfelf faw nothing (for lb 
himfelf acknowledgeth in fome places) but by Ks^Iefs eyes, and heard no- 
thing but with his ears. Is it not pofsible that Bailey being a cun- 
ning^ man , and well pradtifed in tliefe thir;gs might impofe upon the 
credulity of Dr. Dee ( a good innocent man ) and the rather, becaufe by 
this office under the Dodor he got 50 /. by the year , as appearcth. Truly 
this isplaufibleas it is propofed ; and Hkc enough that it might go a great 
way with them that ate foon taken, and therefore feldom lee anything in 
the truth or true nature of it, but in the outward appearanceof it only. 
But read and obferve it diligently and you will find it far otherwife : It is 
true indeed, that ordinarily. Dr. Dfg faw not himfelf; his bufinefswas to 
write what was feen (but in his prefence though) and heard by %%. 
Yet that himfelf heard often immediately appeareth by many places ; I lliall 
not need any quotations for that himfelf feeleth as.well as ^elley. In the 
relation of the Holj Stone , how takcfj away by one that came in at a win- 
dow in the fhape of a man , and how reftored ■ both Jaw certainly. In the 
ftory of the Holy ^oohj how burned and how reftored again (part of them at 
leaft) which Dr D^e made a great Miracle of, as appeareth by lomeofthofc 
places J there alfo both faw certainly^ And Jlben Lasky^ tU Tolonian Talatine 
pw as 'well as l\ellcy, Befides, it doth clearly appciir throughout all the 
book that Kelley (though fometimes with much adoe perfwaded for a while 
to think better of them) had generally no other opinion of thefe Appa- 
litions but that they were meet illuiions of theDivel and evil Spirits, fuch 
as himfelf could command by his art when he lifted , and was acquainted 
with , infomuch that we find him for this very caufc forfaking , or defirous 
to forfake Dr. T)ee^ who was much troubled about it; and is forced in a 
place to (P.w/i A^ Som/ unto him (to ufe his own words) that it was not io, 
andt^at they were good Spirits fent from God in great ravourunto them. 
But fofall this Kelley would notbefatisfied, but would have his Declarati- 
on or Proteftation of his fufpition to the contrary entred into the book . 
which you fhall find, and it wiU be worth your reading. I could further 


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allcdge, that if- a man conlideis the things delivered here upon fcveral occa- 
iions, being of a different nature, (bme Moral, (omePhyfical, fome Me- 
taphylical, and Theological of higheft points (though romecimcs wild e- 
nough, and not warr^ ntable j yet for the mod part very remote from vulgar 
capacities} he will not eafily believe that i\eiley^ who fcarce underftood La- 
tine) not to fpeak of fome things deliverer! \^^ Jreek in lome places > and be- 
tookhimfcif to theftudy of Logick long after he had entred himfelf into 
this couric , could utter fuch things : no, nor any man living perchance, 
that had not made it his ftudy all his life-time. But that which muft needs 
end this quarrel (if any man will be pertinacious) and put all things out of 
doubt, is, that not I'\clley only ferved in this place of Seer or Skrye/\ but o- 
thers alfb , as his fon Arthur^ and in his latter dayes, when t\(lley was cither 
gone or lltk, one "BartholomeTi^j as will be found in all the Jfliom a.nd Ap- 
paritions of che year 1607. which (as I fulped-) was thelaft year of theDo- 
dbors life, or beyond which I think he did not live long. 

Secondly^ It may be objed:cd , or ftuck at Icaft, How Dr. Dee^ fb good Co 
innocent, yea, fo pious a man, and fo fin cere a Chriftian as by thefc pa- 
pers fhis delufion and the efFcd:s of it ftill excepted) he doth feem to have 
been , God would permit fuch a one to be To deluded and abufed , io rackt 
in his foul, lo hurried in his body for To long a time, nocwichffandinCThis 
frequent, carnefl;, zealous prayers and addrclfe^ unto God, by evil Spirits 
(even to his dying day, for ought we know) as he is hnrt hy his ownrela* 
tion (ct out unto us ? Truly, if a man fiiail coniider the whole carriage 
of this bufineflc, from the beginning to the end, according tj this true and 
faithful (for I think I may lb Ipeak with confidence) account of it here 
prcfented unto us , this poor man, how from time to time fhamefully , 
giofly delayed, deluded, quarrelled without caufc, ffill toled on with fome 
fhetfvs and appearances, and yet ftill fruftrated and put off: his many- 
pangs and agonies about it, his fad condition after lomany years toil, tra- 
vel , drudgery and earneftexpedation, attheverylaft (as appeireth by the 
AtliQus and apparitions of the year 1607.) I cannot tell whether?I Oiould make 
him an objed; ot more horror or compaffion ,- but of both certainly in a 
great meaflue to any man that hath any fenfe of Humanity, and in the ex- 
amples of others of humane frailty : and again, any regard of parrsand 

worth, fuch as were in this man in a hii^h decree. True it is, that he had 

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yo)i«i wi thai and comforts, imaginary ,delufory , it is true; yet fuch as he en- 
joyed and kept up his heart, and made him outwardly chearf ul often times , 
I make noqueifion ; luchasthe Saints (as they call themfelves ) and Schtf- 
matich of thefe and former times have ever been very prone to boaft of, per- 
fwading themlelves that they are the ejfeHs of Gods blelTed Spirit. B ut even 
inthele his joys and comforts, the fruits and fancies of his deluded foul (as 
m many othersof adiftcmperedbrain) is not he an objed: of great compaf- 
paflion to any, both fober and charitable ? If this then were his cafe indeed, 
what fliall u'e fay ? if nothing elle, I know not but it ought to latisfie a 
rational, iober, humble man: If we fay, That it is not in man to give an 
account of all Gods judgments, neither is there any ground for us tomur- 
mute becauiewedonotundcrftandthemjOrthat they often iecm contrary 



to the judgment of humane reafbn, becaufe it is againft all Reafon as well as 
Religion, to believe that a creature fo much inferior to God,by nature as man 
is fhould lee every thing as he ieeth,and think as he thinks j and confequent- 
ly'judgeand determine inandof all things as God judgeth and determineth. 
The Apoftle therefore not without caulc , would have ail private judg- 
ments (for of publick for the maintenance of peace and orjer among men, 
it is another calc)deferr'd to that time, when the hearts of all menjhall be laid open^ 
ail hidden things and Jecret counfels feveakd. But we have enough to fay in this 
caie without it. For if 'Pn^^and Qirioftty were enough to undoe our firft 
Parent, and in him all mankind, when otherwile innocent, and in pof- 
leOionof Paradife. Should we wonder if it had the lame event in Dr. 
Dee 'though otherwife, as he doth appear tons, innocent, and well qua- 
lified? That this w^as his caie and error, I will appeal to hisownconfef- 
iion (though he makes it his boaft) in more then one of his Letters orad- 
drefles, where he profeCfeth , That for diyers years he had been an earnejl Juter un- 
to God in prayer for Wifdom-^ that is, as he interprets himielf. That he might un- 
derfland the fecrets of Is.ature that had not been reVeakd unto men hitherto ; to the 
end ashe profedeth, and his own deceitful heart it maybe fuggefted un- 
to him That he vvght glorlfe God-^ but certainly, that himfelf might become 
a, vlorious man in the worfd, and be admired, yea, adored every where almoft, 
as hernight befureitjivould be, had hecompalTed his delire. And what 
do wethmk fliould put him upon fuch a defire, with hopes to obtain it, 
but an opinion he had of himfelf as an extraordinary man, both for: parts ^ 
and for favour with God ? But however , had he been to the utmoft of what 
he could think of himfelf, befides his Spiritual pride of thinking io of 
himielf (as great a fin as any in the eyes of God ) his praying for fiich a 
thing with fo much importunity, was a great tempting ot God, anddeferv- 
ine <Treatefi: judgments. Had he indeed been a Inter unto God for fuch 
Wijdom2.s,thc Prophet Jim/j/c defcribeth ( ii.v.i^^z^.) Let not the Wfeman 
olorie m ha wfdom^ i^c but let him that gloritth^<S'C. And for luch knowledg 
as our Saviour commandeth , 'joh.vj.-^. ^nd this is life eter?ial^ that they may 
knol}? thie^tcc. And his blelfed Apoftle ( i Cor.i t.i.) For 1 determined not to 
know any things &c. he had had good warrant for his prayers, and it is very 
likely that God would have granted him his requeft, fo far as might have ' 
concerned his own falvation and eternal happinefs. Befides, it is lawful, 
(nay fit) for a man to pray for Gods blefiing upon his labours, for com- 
petency of wit and capacity that he maydo well in his vocation and glori- 
fie God. But for a man to afpircto fuch eminency above other men, and 
~by means that are not ordinary (as that conceited fhylo/ophers Stone ^ and the 
like) and to intereft God by earneft folicitations in his ambitions extrava- 
gant defires; that God, who hath faid of himielf, l%it here fijieth the proud ^ 
but giVeth grace untt the humble , muft needs be fo great and fo high a provoca- 
tion (if well confidered) ^s that I begin to doubt whether it be charity to 
pity him that fuffered fo juftly and defervedly. 1 do not know but it is 
as lawfuU few: any man obfcurely born to pray tor a Kingdom ,- for a 
Common Souldier that he may have ftrength to encounter thoulands, or 
f<ir an ordinarie Maid , that flie may become the faireft of women. In 


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all cKcfe it is poffible ro glorifie God, We grant, were itiTtJor uscopre- 
icpi?)e unto Cod, neglcdting chofe that lie hath appointed. -by what-. «-n^aiis 
he (Iiocld be glorified,- and could we iecure ouc Selves that, jnprecendiag to 
Godsglouy^wedo not feck oar own. Jwifh that our great undercak(^?i":4Hd 
reformeis'Cfuch is their wifdom they think) pfArcs and Scici^x^ps wouj^Fi- 
oufly thiiik of this; they efpeciiliy who take upon themfclves^q makealJ men 
wile and of one mind, and to reconcile all doubts and difficulties in l^ligJQa, 
and otherwilc; ina word,to makeTriithtpbeimbracedby all men. Sh(^uld 
thefe men tell us that if they had.hadj:heCreatingof the world^ and thepiKle- 
.tingof all things (and there be, Ithink,.iothe world that have (aid little-^ijs) 
from thebeginning,they would have made, an other giiefs of things; th^a t^fya 
had done;^J('e would have coniiderd of it perchance what might be theground any rnort?! man of ftich wonderful confidence. But ^uch'b^ingtheqQn^i- 
•'tion of the world^as it is,and l]ich of men^tiaturallyjor tolpeak asa Chi|iftia:n, 
fincethe bllof/<tij>«,and.thecQniequences of it, thecinfeofGod^& makne 
all men Wife, of onemind^ good, religious, without an infinite omnipQt^gt 
power,fuch as of nothing was able to create a world : cananymanfrober^nd 
wife) hear it-hear it With patience, that thinks it impoilible, yea ftrange, that 
Caftles fliould be btwltin the air , pt the heavens battered with great guns'^? 
And yet fuch booksare read , 'yea and miich fet by, by fome men. My judg- 
rocnt is, That they are :o bcpi|;tyed (if diilemper be the caufe^as'l believe it js 
in Ibm.e jthat boait of fuch things; but if wife and politick,co getcrediL^nd 
rn^)ney(as iome I believe) it is'a:gi:eat argument of their c6nfidencej,that there 
h^nany in the wotd that are npx,very wife^ But to return to Dx.D^e-: In 
might be fuiLuci added and proved by exarriples, that fome men of tranlcen- 
4ent holine/s3Lnd mortification ( in the fight of rnen) Co fecjucfired from the 
world (fome of them} and the vanities of it, that for many years they had con- 
verfed with God alone in a manner ^ yet through pride and conceit of their 
own parts and bvour with God,fell into delufiom and temptations,,. if not alto- 
gether the fame, yet not lefs ftrange and dreadful. Such examples Ecclefiafiir 
cal Story will afford,and other books of that nature, but I have them not at 
this time, and I conceive I have faid enough to this particular. 

But of his ^rayiio too, fomewhat would be obferved. His Spirits tell him 
romcwi?erc,thathehadthe Gift of Graying. Truly I believe he had, a^it is 
ordinarily called : that is, that he could expVefs himlelfvery fluently and ear- 
neftly in Prayer,andthat he did it often to his own great contentment. Lee 
no man wonder at this,- I havs, riiuwcd elsewhere that Ibme that have been 
very wicked, yea, fome that dyed for blafphcmy, and with blalphemy in 
their mouth to the laftgafp, have had it in a great meafure, and done m^uch 
miichief by it. It is no dilparagement to Prayer, no more then it is to the 
beft things of the world (and what better and more heavenly then prayer well 
u(ed r ) it cheybe abuied. Aid it is commonly ob(erved,that the corruption 
of beft things is moft dang^>ous. What bred thole pernicious hereticks 
that folong troubled the world, and could notbefiippreftedbutby abfoluce 
deftruction , but long affected prayers ( therefore called £Ko';im or xVff/jQ/ww, 
that IS to lay, the ^^rayen) and Enthufiafms ? And as to that point oi: ml\?iird 
joy and compiacency , which fome Schifmaticks and wicked men find ia 

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ihcmfclves at their prayers, which ignorant deluded people think to be an 
argument of the Spirit : It io ^cxiaiii,and is a myftcry of nature that hath(*may 
I ipeak it without bragging ) been brought to light ( of late years at 
leaft) by my felf and fully dilcovercd , *That not only the inward heat of 
" mental conception (where there is any vigor) but alio the mufick of ^ut- 
*' ward words, is able to occafion ic. Indeed it is a point that doth deferve 
to be wellconfidcredof in thefe times efpecially. For when young boyes 
and illiterate men (and the number is likely toincreale now that CattcUzing 
is fo much negleded) are turned loofe toexercife thcmfelvesin this gift (as 
they call it) and when by long practice they have attained to fome rcadinefs 
and volubility jWhich doth occafion fome inward lightfomenefs and excita- 
tions, or perchance lomcwhatthat may have lomc relemb lance to fpiritual 
Ibrrow and compunction, they prefently think themfelvesinfpiredj and lb 
they become Saiuuht^oxt they know what it is to be Qlnjliam. And if 
they can Pray by inspiration, why not Preach alfo ? So comes in Ambaptifm 
by degrees, which willbetheruine of all Religion and civil Government 
where ever it prevails . And I believe that this fond foolifh conceit of Tnfpi- 
ration^ as it hath been the occafiou of much other mifchief, fo of that horrid 
facriledge , fl\all I call it, or profanation ( I hope I may do either with- 
out ofiPence, for it is not done by any pubhck Authority that I know 
of) thecafting andbanifhing of The Lords Prayer out of manypri- 
rate hou fes and Chuiches; then which, I think, Chrift never received a 
greater alf: ont from any that called themlelves Chriftians. I am not fb uno'ia- 
ritable as to believe that it is done in dire(5b oppofition to Ghrift by any re- 
al Chriftians, but in a furious zeale by many, I believe, againft let prayers. 
But this is not a place to difputc it : Certainly , as the Lords Prayer is a 
Prayer of moft incredible comfort. to them that ufe it devoutly and upon 
good grounds (a good foundation of Religion and found Faith, I mean) fb 
I believe that fct Prayers in general are ot more concernment to the fct- 
ling of Peace in the Commonwealth then many men are aware of. 
But let this pafs for my opinion; there be worie I am lure thAt pals • 

Again, A man may wonder (I cannot tell whether an objedion may 
be made of it) that Dr. Dec, though he were at the firft deluded f to which 
his own pride and prefumption did expofe him ) as many have been ; 
yet afterwards in procefs of time when he found himfelf fb deluded and 
fhufHed with j when Edward i^elley did ufe fiich pregnant arguments to 
him (as he did hiore then once) to perfwade him that they were evil Spirits 
that appeared unto them ^ nay,when he had found by certam experience, that 
his Spirits had told him many lies, foretold many things concerning Princes 
and Kingdoms , very particularly limited with circumftances of time , 
which when the time was expired did not at all come to pafs j yet for all 
this he durft pmn his Soul for them that they were good Spirits , and con- 
tinued in his confidence ( fb farre as our Relation goes) to the hi\. I 
anfwer, SwvL io the power of this kind of Spiritual delufion, it doth fo pof- 
fcfs them whom it hath once taken hold of, that theyfeldoni, anyofthem^ 
recover themfelvcs. In the dayes o^ Mar tin Luther (a great and zealous refor- 

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mer of Religion , but one chat would have detcftcd them as the wdrft of 
Infidels that had u(ed the Lords Trayer^ as fbme have done in our dayes, as 
appcArsby whatheiaith of it in more then one place) there lived one Micha- 
el btifeiim, who applying to himfelf fome place of the ^pocalypfe ^ took up- 
DQ. him to Prophecy. He had foretold that in theyear of the Lord 1555. 
before, the zgo't September the end of the world, and Chrifls coming to 
Judgment wouU be. He did fliew io much confidence, that fome write, 
iMtJxt himfelf was fomewhat ftartled at the firft. But that day pall, he came 
;^ fecond time to Luther with new Calculations, and had digefted the whole 
bulincfs into zz. Articles, thecffe^of which was to demonftrate chat the 
end of the world would be in OBokr following. But now LMf/;(fr thoughc 
he had had tryal enouglp, and gave fo little credit to him ^ that he 
(though he loved the manj filenccd hiiTwfor a time-, whichour Apocalyp- 
tical Prophet took very ill at his hands, andwondred much at his incredu- 
lity* Weil, that moneth and lome after that over, our Prophet ( who had 
made no little ftir in the Country by his Prophecying) was caft intoprilon 
for hisobftinacy. After awhile /-«f/;ervifitcd him, thinking by that time 
•to find him ol another mind. But fo yfar was he from acknowledging his 
error, that he down right railed at LMf/;er for giving him good counlcl. And 
Xome write that to his dying day (having lived to cheageof 80. years) he 
never recanted. And was not this the cale of learned rojtc/my, who fallen 
into fome grievous wild fancies in his latter daycs, though found enough 
flill in other things , could never be reclaimed though means were ufed 
from time to time the beft and gentleft (in refpedto his worth and perfbn ) 
that could be thought of? But what talk we of particular men ? Con- 
fider che Anaha^tijh in s^cnev^}. Above an hundred years ago chey croybled 
Germany \ cry much: it coft many thoulands their lives. They roved up and 
down. No looner deftroyed in one place but they fprung (whilefl: that lea- 
Ibn laftcd) in another. Their pretences every where were the fame • (?^«-. 
Velations and the Spirit : the wickednefs ot Princes and Magiftrates , and 
Chrijljijiis to he jet up in his Throne. Well, at la ft they were deftroyed in moft 
pl^es. Stories of them have been written in all Languages, read every 
where, and their lamentable end. Can all this hinder but that upon every 
opportunity ol a confuted and confounded Government, they ftarc up a- 
gain m the fame Ihape and form as before ; the fame pretences, the (ame Scri- 
ptureSjfor all the world,milerably detorted and abuled, to raiie tumults and 
ledicions in all places. Such is the wretchedncfs of man that is once out oE 
the right way of Rcalon and Sobriety. But withall we rauft (ay in this 
particular cafe of Dr. Vees^ though his obftinacy was great and marvellous, 
yet it muft be acknowledged, that great was i\iz diUgefKe and fubtility of his 
Spirits to keep their hold : and (ome things fometimes happened ( as his 
danger and prefervation about Cra'vefend^ when he firft , here related, went 
out of the Realm) very {lrangcly,and fuch was the unhappinels of his mif- 
applycd zeal, that he made a Providence of whatloever hapned unto him 

So much for Dr. Dee himfelf. But of his Spirits a greater queflion per- 
chance may be moved: If evil wicked, lyins Spirits (as we have reafon 

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to believe , and no man I think will queftion ) how Came they to be fuch 
perfwaders'to Piety and godlinefs, yea, fuch preachers of Chrift, his Incar- 
nation, his Pafhon, and other Myftenes ot the Chriftian Faith, not only 
by them here acknowledged, bat in fome places very Scholaftically fet out 
and declared' ? It fcemeth fomewhat contrary to reafon and as contrary to 
the words of our Saviour, Byery Kingdom divided agatn/l it /elf, Scc^ But 
firfl: to the matter of fad : The Divels we know even in the Gofpel did 
acknowledg, nay, in tome manner proclaim Chrift to be the Son of God : 
which is the main Article he did gonteft with Chrift by Scripture Autho- 
rity- and by S.*P^M/i teilimony, can transform hi mfelf, when he lift into 
an Anc^el of light. And in fome relations well atteftcd, of Pofleftions 
and publickExorcifms that have been ufed; wegnd the Divel often fpcak- 
ing by the mouth of women, vuha like a Monk out of the Pulpit , per- 
fwading to temperance, rebuking vices, expounding of myfteries , and the 
like then as one that were an enemy to truth and godlinels. Infomuch 
that fome have been ready to make a great myftery and triumph of it, 
thereby to convia Hereticksand Atheifts, in time, more effcdually , then 
they have been by any other means that have been uled hitheito : and af- 
cribincT the whole bufinefs not to the Divel himielf, but the great power 
and Providence of God^ as forcing himagainft his will to beaninftrumenc 
of his Truth. For my part, I fee cauie enough to believe that fuch things, 
the re contained at large, might come from the Divel ; that is, might tru- 
ly and really be fpoken by perfons poflefied and infpired by the Divel. 
But that they are impleyed by God to that end, I fhall not eafily grant. 
I rather fufped that whatioever comes from them in that kind, though it 
be good in it ielf, yet they may have a mifchievousend in it- and that I 
believe will Toon appear if they can once gaincfomuch credit among men 
as CO be believed to be lent by God to bear teftimony to the truth. A man 
.may fee fomewhat already by thole very Relations , and that account that is 
given us there. And therefore I do not wonder if even among the more 
Ibber Piipifts this projeit (as the relater and publiOier complaineth; hath 
found oppofition. The Divel is very cunning ; a notable Polititian. 5. 
^aul knew him fo, and therefore he ufes many words to fet out his frauds. 
Hecan lay. the foundation of aplot, if need be, ahundred years before the 
effeds fliali appear. But then he hath his end. It is not good truftingof 
him, or dealing with him upon any pretence. Can any man fpeak bet- 
ter then he doth by the mouth of Anabaptifts and Schifmaticks ? And this 
hewiil dofor many years together if need be, that they that at firft flood 
pff may be won by time. But let them be once abiolute maft^rs , and 
then he will appear in his own fhape. There is one thing which I Won- 
der much more at in thofe Relations I have mentioned , and that is, that 
the Divel himfclf fliould turn fuch a fierce accufer: of chepi that haVe 
ferved him fo long. Witches and Magicians. I know he aoth^here fo too 
in fome kind , in more then one place. He doth iii'uch inveigh agiinft 
Divels «nd all that have to do with them , Magicians, Sec. But that is 
in general only, or in IQlley's particular cale , upon whom he had a- 
notha: hold , which he made more reckoning of •, to-'wit , as he ap- 

The T^BFAC^' 

peared to them as an Angel of light. Any thing to maintain his interefl. 
there, and their good opinion of him ; for he had great hopes from that 
plot. But that he fliould purfue fb ridgedly particular men and women 
whom he had ufed fo long, to death, and do the part of an informer a- 
gainfl: them , may feem more like unto a Kingdom divided againft it lelf, 
but it is not our cafe here ; neither am I very well fatisfied , that whac- 
fbever the Divcl faith or layesto the charge of them by whol^ mouth he 
fpeaketk , ought to be received for good teilimony. Here it may hcWierim 
had fome reafon ,- for I doubt ibme have been too credulous. But this by 
the way fliall iuffice. 

That the Divel fliould lie often, orbe miftakenhimfelf, in his Troche- 
cieSj as by many particuiars of this Relation will appear , I wall not look 
upon that, as if any objediion could be mad^of it. But it may be won- 
dred , perchance , Dr. Dee being often in lb great "^anc of monks , that he 
did not know which way to turn^ what fhitt to make ; at which time 
be did alwayes with much humility addrefs hinafelf to his Spirits, making 
his wants known unto them • and the Divel on the other fide , both by 
his ownboalbng, and by the teftimonieof thole whocould not lie, having 
the goods of this world (though ftiU under God) much at his difpofing , 
and alwayes, as he feemed, very delirous to give Dr. 'Dee all polTible fatis- 
fa^lion ■ that in this cale , once or twice perchance excepted, when the 
Dr. was well furniilied (for which the Spirits had his thanks) at all other 
times he was flill , to his very great grief and perplexity , left to himfelf 
to fhift as he could, and fome pretence, why not otherwile fupplyed, cun- 
ningly deviled by them that were lb able, and to whom he was io dear. 
But I miift remember my felf ; I laid fo ablej but in fome places his Spi- 
rits tell him plainly. It was not in their power , becaufe no part of their 
Commilsion, or becaule it did not belong unto them (fuch as dealt with 
him,) to meddle with the Trcafurcs of the earth ; and (ometimes that 
they were things beneath their cognizance or intermedling. Of the diffe- 
rent nature of Spirits, we fliall lay ibmcwhat by and by^ that 'may have 
>^mc relation to this alio, perchance. But granting that the Divel gene- 
rally hath power enough both to find mony and to gratific with it where 
,he feeth caufe. Yet in this cale of Witches and Magicians, dired: or in- 
dire^^t , it w ttfiMm and obfaved by many as an argument of Gods great TroVidence 
oyer men^ that generally he hath not : It is in very deed a great Argument of a 
fuperiour over-ruling power and Providence. For it men ot all ptofef- 
fions will hazard (their Souls) fo far as we lee daily to get money and 
cftates by indired: unconfcionable wayes , though they are not alwayes 
Hire , andthat it be long oftentimes before itcomes,, and oftentimes prove 
thpir ruine^ even in this world, through many cafualties ; as alterations 
^.of times, and the like : what would it be if it were in the power of the 
.;P. to help every one that came unto him, yielding but to Inch and fuch 
r;;Condit!ons, according as they Cv^v^Ul agree i 

Hitherto I have confidered what I thought might be objeded by others- 
I have one obje^ion tnore, vvl.lca to me was more conlidcrable (as an obje- 
ction, I mean, not Co readily anfweredj then all the reft : Devils , we think 


'The 'P\EFACB, 

generally, boch by their nature as Spirits, and by the advantage of loijg 
experience Tavjery great advantage indeed in point of knowledgj cannot but 
have perfed knowledg of all natural things, and all fecrets of Nature, which 
do not require an infinite underftanding; which by that meafureofknoWc-r> 
ledge that even men have attained unto in a little time, is not likely to bf 
foneceflary in moft things. But left any man fhould quarrel at the word 
^erfeB becaufe all perfedion belongs unto God properly, it fhall fuificq^ 
t« fay, That the knowledge Divels have of things Natural and Humane- 
is incomparably greater then man iscapableof. If fo, how comes it tc>^ 
pafs that in many places of this Relation we find him ading his part rathe,^ 
as a Sophifter ( that I fay npt a Juggler) then aperfed Philofopher,- as -a 
Quack, or anEmpirick lometiimes, then a True, genuine Naturahft. And 
for language (nottofpeak oi his Divinity, which he might difguiie of pui-. 
pofc to his own ends) rather as one that had learned Latin by reading of bai;-:' 
barous books, of the middle age, for the moft part, then of one chat had beer^^ 
oi Augufiui his^ time, and Iq^ng before that. But that which is ftrangeft of all 
is, that as in one place the Spirits were difcovered by Ed. IQlley to fteal out of. 
Jqrippa or rnr/^ew«M4 (fo he thought at leaftj fo in divers other places, by thf; ' 
phrafe, and by the doctrine and opinions a man may trace noted Chymicat 
and Cabahftical Authors of later times j yea, (if Ibe not muchmiftaken) 
and fardceljus him(elf,that prodigious creature, for whom and againft whom 
fo much hath been written fince he livedj thefe things may lecmftrange, but 
I think they may be anfwered. Forfirft, we lay, ThcDivdis notambicious 
to fhew himfelf and his abilirie? before men, but his way is (fo obferved by 
many) tofithimfelf (for matter and words) to the genius and capacity of 
thofe that he dcalech with. Dr.D^?, of himfelf, long before "any Apparition, 
was a Cabali ftical man , up to the ears, . as I may lay 5 .as may appear to any 
man by his i\fo/Wi Hmogly^hka^ a book much valued by himfelf, and by him 
Dedicated at thefirft to Maxmilwit]it Emperor, and iince prefented (as here 
related by himlelf)to (]{odolphe as a choice piece. It may be thought fo by thofe 
who efteem luch books as Dr. FW, Dr. Jlabafier, and of late Gafarell^ and the 
liRe. For my part I have read him 5 itisfoon don, itisbutahttlebook : but 
I muft profefs that I can extrad no fcnfe nor reafon (found and folid) out of 
it: neither yet doth it feemto me very dark or myftical. Sure we are that 
thofe Spirits did a6l their parts fo well with Dr.Dcf, that for the moft part(in 
moft At^ions) they came off with good credit; and we find the Dr. every 
where almoft extolling his Spiritual teachers and inftruders, and prayfing 
God for them. Little reafon therefore have we to except againft any thing(in 
this kind) that gave him content, which was their aim and bufinel^s. 

Secondly ^l^zy^ If any thing relifh here oiTrithenmsoifaracdfusfix:iny^nc\\^ 
well may we concludc*from thence, that the Divel is like himfelf. This is the 
jrucft inference. It is he that infpired Tritbemius and Taracelfus^Scc. that (peak- 
cth here; and wonder yc if he fpeaks like them ? I do not exped that all 
men will be of my opinion; yet I fpeak no 'Paradoxes : I have both reafon 
and authority good and plaufible, I chink, for what I lay ; but to argue the 
cafe at large would be tedious. Of Irithmm fomewhac more atterwards will 
be faid. But we rauft go far beyond that time. A thoufand years and above, 


The 9'I{8F A QS. 

beForeeitherof them was born, was che BookOf Enoch wellknowniri 
the world ; and rhen al(o was Lmgm Mami{u^on which twomoft of the 
Cabala (lands) much talked or,a$ appears hy Greg.lSitffm his learned books a- 
gainfl: Eunomius the Fhrerick. To Ipcak more particularly (becaufe Co much ot 
it in this RelacionUhe BookOf Enoch was written before Chrift- and ic 
isthoughtbyfome very learned (though dcnyed by others) that it is tlievciy 
book that S.JWe intended. A great fragment of it in Greekfit was written in 
Hebrew firft) is to be feen in Scali^er, (that incomparable man, the wonder of 
his Age, if not rather of all Ages) his learned Notes upon Eufebius . it waS Co fa- 
mous a book anciently that even Heathens took notice of it, and grounded 
uponitobjcdionsagainftChriftians. It may appear by Onge?i againftCV//Hx 

in his book 5./?. 275- n^fv J'i .ruyKixvfxmf (faith he) irlnTifi 'JS, iMHrorar xe?* af6j«-!Tov« 
•T^Afur i^i]iiftiTi9n9-i%' d9fctvdro< JAflsiTH itf ivriv , diri ISv \f ']a ^Tti-)r yiy^AiXfjiyay artva. Ivf ivrif 
(^atviTui arayvovi , IvSi yva^irof^oTi iy 'Jaif EKKMfiaii; ou Taci/ f 4psT<t/ a( S^la. 7« Wiyiyfen/.iJLii»11 Ecav 

fi,^Ki*. But S. Jerome zn^ S. Mguflin fpeak of it more peremptorily as a fabulous 
book, and not allowed by the Church. How much of it is extant , befides 
what we have in Scdiger^ I know not 5 nor what part ic is Co often mentioned 
in this Relation. By what I have feen it doth appear to me a very fuperfliti- 
ous,foolifli, fabulous writing; or to conclude all in one word, Cabaliflical, 
fuch as the Divel might own very well, and in all probability was ftie author 
olF. As for that conceit of the tongue which was fpokeri by Muryi in Para' 
difc,wc have already laid that it is no late invention j and I make noquefli- 
on but it proceeded from the fame Author. Yea, thofc vety Chara6ters com- 
mended untoDr.D^-e by \i\s Spirits for holyandmyflical, and the original 
Charaders (as I take it) of the holy tongue, iLjy ^le no other ,for the moft pare 
but fuch as were fet put and publiflied long agoe by one Thefeiis Jmbrofits cue 
of Magical books,ashimrelf profcfTeth : you (hall have a view of them in 
■fome of the Tables at the c»dof the Preface. Some letters are the fame, others have 
much rcfemblace in the fubflance ; and in tranfcribing it is likely they might 
differ fome alteration. But it may be too the Spirits did not intend they fhould 
be taken for the fame, becaufe exploded by learned men, and therefore altered 
tht forms and figures of moft of them of purpofe that they might fcem new, 
and take the better. So that in all this the Divel is but ftill conftant unto him- 
felf,and this conftancy ftands him in good ftead,toadd the more weight and 
to gain credit to his Impoftures. Not to be wondred therefore if the fame 
things be found elfewhere , where the D. hath an hand. 

With Cabaliftical writings we may joyn Chymical^ here alfo mentioned m 
many places. I have nothing to fay to Gj;«//?rif as ic is meerly natural , and 
keeps It felf within the compafs of fobriecy.It may wel go forapartofPhylick, 
for ought I know, though many great Phyficians, becaufe of the abule and 
danger of it, as I conceive, have done their beft (formerly) to cry it down. I 
my lelf have feen ftrange things done by it: and it cannot be denycd but the 
wonders of God and Nature are as eminently vifiblc in the experiments of 
that Arc as any other natural thing. Tlumver^itisnot improbable that diyers fecrets 
^bf it came to the knowledg of man by the %eyelation of Spirits. And the pra(5tice and 
profeffion of ic in moft (them efpecially that profefs nothing elle) is accom- 
panied with fo much Superftition and Impofture, as iti would make a lober 
man^thattendrechthcprefervation of himfelf in his right wits, to be afraid 01 


The T %E FACE. 

h. Of the IriViJmutattono^ Metals J what may be done by Art I will not take 
upon me to determine : lam apt enough to believ5that fome ftrange thmgs 
(inthatkmd)maybec3one,ifa man will gotothecoftofit, and undergoeche 
trouble upon lo much uncertainty of the event. buL ilidrrwhich w,c call ordi- 
narily ,and moft underltand by it/Che fhylofopheys Stone^is certainly a meer cheat, 
the iiril: author <ind inventor whereof was no other then the Divel. ' Legi ttf 
am Spirituumfiipemonon rCVelatiofie traditam anti^uitm at Urn faciendi Auri^is- nie dta- 
uUtm uju eyefiijje^&cc. faith one {Jo.Franc.fkus Mirandula) of the Jearnedif Ah- 
th'ors that I have feen of that fubjedt, in defence of it, I meant. If 1^ mean Sa- 
perHosSpirkus^ luch as appear in form of Angels of Light,luch as deluded Dr. 
X)e(?, and daily doththoie that hunt after (?(eVe/df/o?n, and Prophecies, and un- 
lawful Curiofities, I grant it.DuLthdLany good Angels did ever meddle in a 
prA<5tice commonly attended with fo much import ure, impiety, coufenagc as 
this commonly is, I Ihallnoteafily graflt. Though 1 mult add, I make great 
difference (if we willipeak properly; between Ars faciendi aun (a thing I do 
not deny to be feafible by natural means^and that we call the fhylo/opbers Stone^ 
as bciore already ii'itimated. And for that objection of his, why evil Spirits 
flioiild not bethe Authors or revealers of it unto any (though otherwife for 
.fome otiler reafons he thinks it probable) becauie it is not likely that God 
iwpuldfufFerf/;«M to give fuch power unto men like themlelves, whom only 
among men they favour and refped:, that is, wicked ungodly men. Firft, ( 
anfwer^That is a vgry weak objc(5tion,rince we know by conftant experience 
of prefcnt and future Ages, thatthey arenotof the beltof men commonly 
tlut are the greatelf and richeft. But Secondly, There is no great caufc to fear 
that any thing hitherto revealed (or hereafter to be revealed, I believcj of this 
iecret, Ihould enable men (goodorbadj to do much hurt in the world. The 
.crreateifhurt is to themlelves who are deluded (yea,and beggerdmany firfton 
laft) and to fome few not very wile whom they coufen as themlelves have 
been coufened And for this that they can do riomore, we are beholding 
not to the Divel who certainly would not be wanting to himfclf or to any 
opportunity to do mifchief byhimlelf or his Agents, but to God who doth 
not give him the power: So much to Mrdw^w/^ , out of my refpetfJ: to his 
name, and tor the better fati 5 fadion to the Reader. I owe the fight and u(e 
of the book to m.y Learned friend Dr.Windett before mentioned — . I am much 
confirmed in that opinion (of the Divel being the Author) by what I find of 
it in the bock which hath given me this occafion to Ipeak of it. Were there 
nutui.ig, vlic but the gr jIs and .impudent forgeries that have been ufed to com- 
mend it unto men, fome entituling the invention to yfdam himfelf, others to 
So/owo;/,and the like j and the many books that have been counterfeited to the 
fame end^and again the moft ridiculous and profane applying & expounding 
of Scriptures,a thing ufually done by moft that are abettors of it,thofe things 
■ were enough to make a man to abhor it. Sure enough it is,that not oply Dr. 
Z^t'e, but others alio who had part of that precious Tot^der brought unto them by 
Spirits^ and expeded great matters of it, were all cheated and gulfd (and I be- 
lieve it coft fome of them a good deal of money ; Ttince T{oj'emberg particular- 
ly) by thole Spiritual Chymifts. Let them confider of it that have been deal- 
ing in luch things as they fljall lee caiife. 

The Trefnce, 

So ilill wc fee, that in all thefe things, a'= we faid before, the Divel is not be- 
holding to others, (as might be(ufpc6tcd) but others ha\c been beholding to 
him: As for his Divinity, i nhighcft pomes, if he fpakc the truth, it was for 
his own ends, as we faid before : He can do it, who makes any quellion ? 
In contro\ crted points, wc may obferve, chat he doth fer've thefcene aod prefcnc 
occafion i and I make no queil;on,but had Dr. Dee^onc to Conjiantinople iZnd 
been entertained there with refpcd:, his Spirits there would ha\ c fliewed them- 
felves as good Mahometans^ as clfewhere good Roman Catholicks^ or Troteftants. 

We have fomewhere a very pretty Tale, (I would fay a curious Obfervation 
if I thought it true) concemingthenature of the Serpen tor Addar, handfomly 
cxpreflcdj how flie tra'neth her yong ones to fct them out abroad into the world 
that they may (hift for themfelv es. Twenty days, as I remember, are foent in 
that work: Now whether it be {^o really^, I cannot fay certainly, but I fufped: 
it. It is not in Ariflotle^ and I looked in Aldroi/andffs^ and I could not findc 
it: But whctheritbcfo or no, let no body wonder; forthis was the maner of 
Preaching formerly (and may be yet perchance in fome places) amiOng Monki 
and Fryars in great requeft. They would make a ftory of Man, or Bcafts, as 
they thought fit themiclves, and their Fancies belt ferved ; pretty and witty, as 
much as they could j whether it had any ground of truth, or no, no man re- 
quired ; Thc.moralization was good. If the Divel have done fo here it was 
not through ignorance (for he is too good a Naturalift; and I believe there is 
fomewhat even in Nature, though we know it not, why both in facred and pro- 
phanc H:ftory, Spiritsand Serpents are (b often joy ncd) of which is true and 
real; buias hath been faid, it Icrvcd his turn, and that is enough. And al- 
though, having confidcred it as an Objcdlion, how the Divel comethto fpeak 
fomuch truth, as will be found in this Book; no man, I think, will expcd I 
ftiould give an account of any falfc Doctrine or Divinity, that ic rqay 
contain: Yet one point I think fit to take notice of, and proteft againft it ; as 
falfe, erronious, and of dangerous confcqucnce , and that is, where ic is 
faid, That 4 wd« (in fome cafes) may kill another man (Vrinceor other") without 
apparent canfe, or lawful Authority, and therefore pnnifhable by the Laws of 
Man 5 who ne^erthelefs^ may expeB a great reward at the hands of God for his 
aB : H J w this may agree with the Principles of New Lights, and Anabaptifti- 
cal Divinity, I know not; it is very contrary to the Principles of that Ortho- 
dox Divinity, lately profcfTcd and cftabhfhed by Law in £«g/^ff^/. 

I have^now faid in this main Objediion, (as I apprehended it) what I think 
was molt proper and pertincnt,and I hope may fatiffie. But I have fbmewhat clfe 
to Dy, which in this cafe of Di'vels and Spirits in general, I think it \ery confi- 
derable, and may fatisfie perchance, in (omc cafts, where nothing elfe can. 
We talk of Spirits, and read of Spirits often, but I think it is \ery litde 
that we know (thebeft ofusall) of them, of their nature or dififercnces : And 
how then can it be expeded that we Aiould refolve all doubts ? And though I 
think it is not much that any man ever knew and rightly apprehended, or can, 
as he is a man, in this bufinefs ; yet my opinion is, (though I know it is much 
gainfaidand oppofed) that ancient Tlatonick Phylofophcrs of the latter 
times, underftood much more then moft ChriRians; I do not write this, 
as though I thought, or would have any thought by others to be the worfc 
ehrillians for being ignorant in thefe things ; but rather, in my opinion, any 

F maw 

7 he Treface, 

man thcbettcr Chrlftian,by much, who dgth not regard it or dcfire ic : For my 
part, although I mail acknowledge that fomc fcriiples of my minde,did induce 
mcto lock into many Book ,, unc 1 1 wasfatisficd, which otherwifel liad never 
done i yet I profcf^ to believc,ihat it ib (o little that can be known by man jn this 
fubiedt, andfubiedt to fo muchillufion, as that I think no Rudy ismore\ain 
and foolifti i and that I would noBgo three i\cp^ out of my doors (more then 
what Ididtofatisfie myminde in fomc matters of Faith, if anyluch fcruplc 
didari(e) roknowasmuchasthcprofoundcilPlatonick. or Phylofopher yea, 
or Magician oF them all ever knew. Certainly hcis buta weakChrilliaii, when 
fo many high Myftcries are propofed unto us in ChriTi: by his Gofpel, and of io 
much conlcqucncc, that cannot beilow his time better: They that ha\ cany 
hopes, through Faith in Chrift, and a godly life, to be admitted one day into 
the prcfenccof God, and to fee face to face, asGodliath promircd ; will they 
hazard fo o-forious a hope, by prving through unfcafonable, unprofitable curiofi- 
ty, into the nature of thcfc vaff d Spirits, which God hath forbidden : But be- 
caule it doth concern Relig'on in general, that we bdicc Spirits ; and when 
Objedtions arc made that cannot be anfwered, m.any arefcandaiized,and Athc- 
ifts ready to take the ad\ antage of it ; I fay, that it ftjould be no wonder to any, 
fober and rational, if we cannot refolve all doubts, fince it is fo httle that we 
know orcatiknow^ beyond the bare o'-r' in this matter: MoiliChriftians are 
bred in and to this opinion, that all Spirits, (fo commonly called) are cither An- 
<Tels of Heaven; or Di^ els of Hell: I know no Scripture for if, or dctennina- 
fion of any general Councel, that I remember, at this time at Icaft, and fo long 
I do notthink my felf bound againft apparent realon ; For the conceit of all eml 
Spirits or Di'vels being in'HeU, I think learned Mr, Meade hath tak^nthattQ 
task^ infome of hin Worfy, and fnfficiently confuted it : The very^ word Spirit, 
is 4 term of great Ambiguity ; We undcrlfand by it, commonly, fubftances,' 
that arc akoc^ether immaterial. Many of the ancient Fathers, it is well known, 
did not allow of any fuch at all, befidcs God : But we think that to have no vi- 
fible Body, and to be purely immaterial, is all one ;. God knows how many 
deforces there maybe between thcfc but we cannot know it; neither doth ic 
concern our falvation, for which we have reafon to praife God: But if ic 
were fo, that all Sj?/r/>j" are either Divels or Angels,, what Qiall we make of 
thcfc that are found in mines, of which learned As^ricola hath written ; of 
ihofe that have been time out of mindc called ^u'/S^Ao/, (from whence pro- 
bably, as wc have faid clfewhcre, Gobelin in Englifti is derived) who live in 
private Houfes, about old Walls, and Ifaiks of Wood, harmlefiotherwifc, bun 
very thievifli, fo frequent and fo known m fuiuc Countrcys, that a man may as 
well doubt whether there be any Horfes in Unglandy becaufc there are none 
in fomc parts of the World ; not found in all America, I think, till fomc were 
carried thither : Neither can I believe, that thole Spirits that pleafe themfelves 
in nothing clfc but harmlefs (ports and wantonncfTe, fuch as have been known 
in all Ages 5 fuch as did ufe to (have the hairs of Flinim Secimdm his Ser- 
vants in the Night, ashimfelf relates (a very creditable man, I am fure) in his 
Epiltles, and the like; that fuch Spirits, I fay, have any relation either to 
Heaven or to Hell : We might infifl: in more particulars-, but wc do not dcfirc 
to dwell upon it at this time j and there is yet fomewhat clfe to be (aid : And 


t . 

l^he Treface, 

what I have faid of fome Platonicks, I did not intcud thereby to juftificall 
their abfurd or fuperftitious Opinions in this Argument of Spirits: As they 
have fcarchcd farther into it then others (befides damnable experience, havino- 
confouiided Magickwith Phylofophy, yea ahr.oft turned all Phylofophy in-^ 
toMagick) fo it was confequent, they would fall into moreHrrors and Ab- 
furditiesi yet withal, they have found fomcwhac that doth better agree with 
daily experience, .then what is comrtionly known or believed. Stnefms w^s 
a Bi&op, but as he doth appear to us in his Writings^, a better Platonick then 
a Chriftian : In a place (in his Treatifc De infotnniis) he fheweth how evil Spi- 
rits come to inhabit men, and to pofTefle their Brains: H s terms are very 
courfe, and apparantly ridiculous j but there ir.ay be fome truth in the Opini- 
on : For if there were not a 'very near and intimate conjunBion^ it ratre to he 
vpondercd hon> the Di'vel comes to h^ow the 'very thoughts of Witches and Ma- 
gicians ^ as ii found by experience^ a'verred by more then one : And in thk 've- 
ry Booh^ if I be not mi^aken^ fomervhat.may be obfer'ved to that pnrpofe : It 
is pojpble there may be more kindes of pofffjion then one^ and that fome men^ 
that ne'ver were fftjpe^edy have had a jpirit (beftdes their own) ' reftdent jn 
them J ally or moU part of their li'ves^ 

, I have done, with what I could think of, vpon which objection can be 
made : The next thing is, to make the way clearer to the Reader, by fonie con- 
fideration of the method of the Books., and explanation of fome terms and 
phrafcs there ufed, at which perchance Tome may ftickat the firfl: : At the very 
beginning a man may be to feck, it the Title of ir. Liber fexti myfterioruntj ^ 
fanBi paraUelus^ no'valifque. 1583. both as it relates to that which follow, and 
as It reHedts upon fomewhat before, by which it may be inferred that the boc k 
begins hercabruptly andimperfedly : of this I am new ready togive an account 
to the Reader, and it is yery fit it fkoiild be done. 

• Firft concerning Titles, fuchas will be found here many more befidcs thH 
the whole book, or relation being fubdividcd into many parts 3 in general I 
fiy, thataccordingtotJicDodiors genius (we havcfaid before He was veryCrf- 
baliftical, that iSj full of whimfies and crotchets, under the notioiiof iMy derics, 
a thing that fome very able, otherwife, have been fubjcct unco) and the h'gh 
opinion he had of thcfc a(5ttons and apparitions j they are moftly very conceal- 
ed, and (to fpeak the truth) phanraftick, which muft make them the Obfcu- 
rer: I could give the Reader a view of them all here put together, but it 
would be (uperfluous: There be (omc fourteen or fifteen Divifions in all now 
remaining, and Co many Titles : ' There is a Table at the beginning, that doth 
refer to the beginning of every divifion, where the Title alfo will be found: 
But at the end of the viii. DmCion, I finde thefe words, SeqnitHr liber 24. qtn 
hac die etiam inceptus efly a meridie : horam circiter tertiam, per ipfitm La- 
*vanael: But I finde nothing 'ollowing, (biit fome vacant (beets, tiilwc come 
to the ix. Divifion, Myjieri&rnm pragenfnm, d^c. And the laft Di' ifion hath 
onelyifome tables, and before them, fome five or fix pages of unknown my- 
flical words, which we know not what to make of ; but of that more aftefr 
wartfs: The main bufinefs tobercfolvedhere(asItakeit^ is what it is that we 
have, and what wc have not, fo far as caii be gathered by what reraaineth 5 
we (hall fee what wccan fay to it» In they ear of the Lord, One thoufand five 


^he Treface. 

hundred eighty four, September the third, (being a Monday) Dr. Pee fir it ap- 
peared (being prcfentcd by Honorable perlons, and cf>pedcd) before the Em- 
peror Rodolph. Among other things he then told him, that for thefe two 
years and a half, Cods holy Angels had ttfedto inform him : Our Book^ or firft 
Adtionhere, bcginncth 2 8M^j, 1583. According to this reckoning, it muft 
be, that above a year and three Moneths before, began the firft Apparition; 
The account then of fifteen Moneths from the firft Apparition, we want : How 
much (in bulk^ that might come to, I cannot tell ; neither will I warrant all 
perfcdtfrom this i8 of M<y, 1583 to the fourth of April 1587. though for 
thcmofl part the coherence is right enough to that time : But from thence to 
the twentieth of March, i^°7* is a vafl chafma or hiatn^^ of no lefs then twenty 
years; How this hath happened, I cannot tell certainly j what I gucfs, is this, 
(bme years after Dr. Dff J- death ( ) SiiKohert Cotton hon^i\iis 

Library (what then remained of it) with his Magical Table, (of which after- 
wards) and the Ori^z«^/ Manufcripty written With his own hand, whereof 
this is a Copy : The Book had been buried in the Earth, how long, years or 
moneths, I know nor 5 but fo lorg, though it was carefully^ kept fince, yet 
it retained fo much of the Earth, that it began to moulder and perifti fome 
years ago, which when Sir Thomas C. (before mentioned) obferved, he was 
at the charges to have it written out, before it (houldbe too late : Now full fif- 
ty yearsj or not many wanting, being paflcd fince this Original came to Sic 
Robert, it is very likely, that had any more in all that time been heard of, Sir 
Robert^ or Sir Thomas, his Son and Heir, would have heard of it, and got 
it as foon as any body clfe : And becaufe no m.ore hath been heard of all this 
while, it is more then probable that no more is extant, not in England, nor I 
think any where clfe: Happily the reft might pcriflb, fome part, (it not all) 
cvcnwhileft the Doctor lived j and we (hall finde in this Relation, That a 
good part of his holy Book^s nvere burnedy but (which is more firange) a great 
fart of them, by the help of Spirits, reco'vered and reftored: Or it may bcj, 
that fince his death, the reft Cthe place where they lay being unknown) might 
rot in the earth ; now if^ as probably no more be extanfj we may account this 
that we have here, in that refped: perfe(ft, becaufe here is all that can be had. 
But if any, (as it is the nature of many, if not moft, rather to defire that 
which cannot be had, then to content thcmfclvcsw'th that which may) (hall 
much lament the lofs of the reft, and be lefs pleafed with this, becaufe {o 
much (though indeed we know not certainly whethetmuch or litde) is want- 
ing 5 I would defire them to j:onfider with thcmfelvcSj in cafe there had been 
twice or thrice as much more as all this comes tooj what fhould have been 
done with it ? For my pirt^ for fo much as is here fet out (all we had) I 
thought it would do beft, though fomewhat long, yet as a thing very extraor- 
dinary, and of great confequence to many good purpofes and ufcsi I thought,' 
I fay, it would do bed. to have it all Printed; Yet we had fome confiderati- 
on about it, and it may be fbmc others would have thought that \t{s might 
have fcrved the turn : But I hope more will be of my minde, and there be 
but few adtioBs but alFord fomewhat that is extraordinary jand for fome refpedt 
or other obfcrvabic and ufeful 5 Howfocverj I am confident, if all had been 
extant) (fiippofing that the reft would have made much miore) that none or 


The Trefdce, 

very few would have thought fictoha\elrintedall j and f ichad oncccoir:^ 
to a contra6tio;i or abridgcrncnc, it may be much lefs then this muft have fcr- 
ve4 : It is free forall men to think as they plcafe , for my part all th'ngy con« 
fidcredj 1 finde no great want tof the reft j and if I were put to it, I cannot tcH 
whether I can fay, that I wifli more were extant : yjet itg \cs ncgreat content, 
(and I hope there is no Blalphcray or Supcrilition in ir^ it I adfcube !t to pro- 
vidence) that after that long intermilTion, or hiatus, we have )cc the lait Adti- 
onsof aHj whereby it might appear, after many goodly flicws and pron H(:y^. fo 
much hope'and e\pe6tation ; To many Prayers, fo many Thjiikgihe,^ and 
Humiliations, what the end is of dealing with Divcls, and iifing ii cans thac 
are not lawful, to compa(s ambitious unwarrantable defi res. Bc(ides, be ic 
more or lefs that is wanting, yet I am confident we have the ch'efei p^ns here 
pre ferved ; as patt'cularly , an exad account of his addfeflcb and dealings with 
the £/;//7eror,- and other great men and Princes, in the vii. and fon.c foliowing 
Div'fions i and that fad ilory of their fromifcmus Copulation, under the per- 
fwafionof obedience 6o God, very particularly related in the twelfth Div fi- 
on ; wherein as the cunning and malice of evil Spirits, to lead away from Godj 
when they moft pretend to God andgodlinefs ; Co the danger of affe<St.ed fin^^u- 
lariiy andeniincncy, (the firft ground of all this mifchict) of Sp-ritual pride 
and fclf conceit, is emincndy let out to every mans obfcrvation, that is noc 
already far engaged (as in thefe times too to many) in liich Princi- 

But yet neverthelefs I muft acknowledge^ that there is one paw of the ftory 
wanting, which I believe by moft will be much dcfired : Forwhcrcasatthe 
very beginning, mention ismadc of a Stonc^, and. that Stone not oncly there 
mcnt'oned, but afterwards in every action almoft, and apparition, throughout 
the whole Book to the very end, ftill occurring and commer orated as a prin- 
cipal things whacitwas, and how he came by it yea and what became of it, 
wouH be known, if by any means it might : All that we are able to fay of 
it. s th s. If rpoo ajiofie in which-, and out of which ^ by perfons that were quali - 
jied for it , and admitted to the fight of it j all Shapes and Figures mentioned in 
e'vcy ASiion were feen^ and voices heard: The form of it wa round, a ap- 
pcarctii by Ibme courfe reprelcntat'ons of it in thcMtirgJns, as pag. 9 v5. 599.' 
h. 41;} b. and itfeems to have been of a pretty bignefs : Ir Icems t wa^. moft hke 
unto Cry lal, as it is called fom.etimes, as pag bo Infpe&o ChryJiaUoy and page 
^ 77- b. nihil 'vifibile apparuit in Chryfiallo SacratOy practer ipfim try f alii 'vifibi-' 
li formam. livery body knows by common e:N per cnce, thac (mooth things are 
iittcft. for reprefentations, as Glaffes andthelik-'i but ordinarily (uch th'ngs 
onely arc rrp relented, as ftandoppofitc and are vifible in thctr fubft ance. But 
it is a jeer et of Magich^(which happily may be grounded, in part at leaji, upon 
fome natural reafon, not known unto us) to reprefent ObjeSis > externally not 'vi-' 
fible^ in f mooth things : And Roger Bacon- alias Bacun) in a M inuicr pt nlcri- 
bed, DediSiisi^faSikfalforum Mathematicorum (^ Ddemonunt commnmc^Xfid 
unto me by mv Learned and much efleemed Friend, D- . f^mdett Profeffor of 
Phyfick in London, hath an Obfervat'on to that purpofe, in thcfc words, Hiii 
Mathematicis in malitiaftt^ completis apparent Docmonesfencibilitur inform^ hu- 
inank ©N aliisfornm i^ariis, ^ dicnnt ^ facmnt mult a eismirabiliafecnndHin 

G quod 

Ihe Treface, 

quod Dens permittit . AliqHando apparent huagina rie ttt in ung ue piierr 'virghm 
carminati ; (^ i^ pelvibus ^ enjibus^ d^ injpathnl^ arietis fecundum mcdnm 
eornm confecratk^ ^ in cittern rebus politii : i^ D^tnones ojiendunt ei^ omnia 
qU(£ petunt, fecundum qmdDetts permittit. IJnde puerifw injpicientes respoli- 
tas'Vtdent imagii-jarie res furti^/e acccptas C^ ad qttem locum deport atxfum^ <^ 
qu<£ perfofi.e afportai^erunt j (j;^ ficde alii^^wultis^doeMones apparcntes omnia h^c 
illis pejus oflfndunt. 

Joach. Camerarius (that worthy man before fpoken of ) in his Proemium tt) 

Tlmarch, DeOraenliSj d^c, hath a Ibange Story upon the credit of a friend of 

his whom he much rcfpected (as himfelf profcfleth) for his Piety and Wifdoin, 

AGKntleroan q{' Norlmbergh^d a Cryflal (how he came by ic/is there to be 

read) which had this \'ertuc; Si qua de re certior fieri 'vellet^ c^c if hedefired 

to know any thing pall or future, that concerned hiir, yea, or any other (in 

molt things^ let a young Boy (Cajinm, orc -that was noc.yct of Age, d^c*) 

look nto it, hefhouldfirft fee a man in it, (band fo apparelled, and afterwards 

what he defircd : No other but a Boy, fo qualifiedj could fee any thisig in it. 

This Qryftal became very faii^ous in thofe parts i yeafoJLc leafiicd men came 

to it tobefatisfiedin doubtful points, andhad their quel lions rcfolvcd : Yetat 

Uft, (as Well itdcfcrved) it was broken in pieces by Camerarius hh Friend. 

Many fiich flor'es are to be found of Magical Stones and Cryllals: And though 

VerneliuSi De abditis rerum caufis; and after him (as I rcn ember) one, in 

worth and cfteem of all men, not inferior to Fernelius, Dr. Har'vey-, I.;tcly de- 

ceafed, uirns the relation of a ilrange ftone brought to one of the late Kings of 

France, into an Allegory, or Phyficai explication of the power and proprieties 

of the Element of Fire j yet I am not fatisfied, but that the relation might be 

literally true : For fo it is, (as I remember here alfo, for I have none of thole 

Books by me at this time) related by Thuanus, and fo by feme othcrsj very 

learned, underilood. 

Nowforthemaner how he came byir, the particulars of the ftory cannot 
be had by this here prcfer/ed, butonely this in general, That it was brought 
unto hi;n by fomc, whom he thought to be Angels : So we findc him telling 
the Emperor J That the Angels of God had brought to him a Stone of that <value^ 
that no earthly Ki/rgdoin is of that worthinef^^ as to be compared to the fertue or 
dignity thereof. Page 171, in his conference with Dr. Curts, appointed by the 
Emperor to treat with him 3 andalfo let him fee the Jione brought me by Angeli- 
calMiniJiery : And we findc this Note recorded, [Prague, Tuefday 25 Sep- 
tembris. Invent to Dinner to the Spanifti Ambaflador, and carried with me the 
Stone brought me by an Angel, and the fourth Boob^ wherein the manerofthe 
bringing of it is exprejfed.] Aad for the ufe of the Stone, befidc-. what hath 
hten faid, this is obfervable : Some Spirits being in fight of JE. if. our of the 
Stone, Dr. Dee would have the Stone brought forth, butE. A", faid. He had 
rather fee them thus, out of the Stone; to which the Dodtor replies, That in 
the Stone they had warrant that no n?ich^d Spirits fhould enter ; but without the 
Stone iUuders might deal with them, unlej? God pre'vented it, ^c^ From which 
paffagc alfo we may learn, as from divers Withers in the Book that although the 
ftonc (as we faid before) was theplacc, in which, and out of which, ordinari- 
lyj moll; Apparitions were framed, yet it was not fo always ; For we (hall meet 


T^he Treface. 

with divers things in that kindc that wercfcen and heard^ withojt any reference 
to the Stone : From the fame place alfo wc may learn, that the faid Stone was 
the fame he alfo called the Sherv-Jione ; as in many places bcfides. However^ 
it is certain enough that he had more Stones then one, wh ch he accounted fa- 
cred j ohfcryM^rincipal Stone ^and this other Stone ; 'yifirji SanBifiedStone^ nfti- 
a I Sherv -ft 07^ ^nd Holy-ftone, itiay be thought oppcfed and different j but I 
underlland it otherv*jfc: This is the account wc can give of this principal 
Holy-Stone. And to liipply the defcdt of the mancr how it was brought to 
him, the Reader, if heplcafeymayfinde fomiefatisfa^tion, if he read the /;/<j«er 
hovp it rras tah^n away, andreftoredy very particularly fet down, as before (up- 
on another occafion) was obfervcd. 

Befidcsthis5'f(?«(;or5'/(7«ex, there are divers other facrcd things mentioned, 
that belongcd-coth'spcrfonatcd Sanduary, but nothing more frcqujpntly mien- 
tioncd then Curtains', a. Curtain or Vaily as it is fometimcs calico . A man 
would think at fir if, perchance, ihatit wasfomewhat outward, but it will be 
found other wife ; it was fecn in the Stone, and appeared of different forms and 
colours, as they that read will quickly finde. 

Next unto thcfcthc Holy Table is chiefly conCderable, ordcriiag of it is re- 
ferred to Dt'Dee, which hedarlt not take upon himfclf^ until he had war- 
rant from his Spiritual Teachers : This Table, which may well be called Ma- 
gical, is prefervcd and to befeen in Sir Thomas Cottons Library, (from whence 
we had thercR) and byhisleave ishcrcrcprefentcd inabrafs Cutj mention is 
made of it, as I take it, where Dr. D^e propofeth to hisTeachersj Whether 
}he Table (for the middle crofs of uniting the 4 principal parts') be madeperfeSi 
cr m : You may fee more of it, it is alfo called League Table, Table ofCo'venant, 
vtenfa foederis in fome piaces : " The Pedefial of it is mentioned in two or three 
places, and in:leed a very curious Frame belonging unto it-, yet to be fcen in the 
faid L'brary. But I know not what to make of that^ neither Nalu: nor the Ta- 
ble appeareth ', and the roundTable or Globe appeared not. I bciieve it imifl be 
underllood of fomcwhat that had appeared in the flone. The Reader , 
that will be fo curious, by careful reading may foon finde it out j I was not 
willing to bellow too much time upon it. 

But here remainetha main buhncfs whereof wc are to give an account to 
the Reader; There were many Tables or Schemes at the end of the Bock, 
containing Letters, a.b. e.&'C. difpofed into little fquares, with an Infcrip- 
tion over each Table in that unknown Charader (b.efore fpokenof) exprciled 
inufial Letters how it (hould be read^ There is one for a Specimen here at 
the end of the Preface ; the re!! wcreomitted^ becaufe it was judged needlefs, 
except it were to increafe the price of the Printed book. For firit, Dr. Dee 
himfclf though he took a great deal of pains to underftand tlie Myftcry of 
them, and had great hopes given him from time to time to reap the benefit 
(himfelf complains of it in more then one place) of his toilfome work and 
long patiei^ce, yet it never came to any thing : and if he made nothing of them 
(to benefit himfelf thereby) what hopes had we? Befides, we may judge of 
ihefe Tables, and all this myftery of Letters, by what we have fcen in others 
of the fame kinde. Johannes Trithemius was a man that was fuppofed by mo 11 
so have dealt with Spirits a long time^, and to have been inftrit€ted by them in 


Ihe Treface. 

orpc of thofe fecrccs that he pretends unto by his Books. " I know f^me 
have thought him innoccEt, or ct Icaft, have attempted to juilifie him; 
Some affed fuch things to (hew the'r wit, and think they (hall be thought 
much wif;r then other men, if they contradict received Opin ons, though 
ther van'ty and ftrong conceit of their own parts, be rheAhief, i^ not 
onely ground. Learned and Judicious Ma Icr Vojpm,^ hath fficwcd himfclf 
very wiJHngfO think the belt of him and his Book->5 yet he gives it over 
at lall, and rather concludes on the contrary. They that dare defend Jpol- 
lonim^ the greateft upholder of hthnicifm that ever was, and by molt H-a- 
ih:ns accounted either a God, or a Magician^ need not ibck at any thing m 
thiskindc; But fay he was, what any man will haveof him, (^Frithemiffsvrtc 
foeakof, h'sFolygraphy, he [ct out in his lifctiire, dedicated to the then hm- 
pcror: Hptelis the World of the greatell: wonders to be done By it, that ever 
werchearaof: AliVVifdom and Arts, all Languages:, liloquence, and what 
not, included in it. But I never heard of any n an that could mske any thing 
of it or reaped any benefit inanyk-idej wh ch I 'hinkis the reafon that his 
Steganography> ment oned and prom led in this firll work was fo long after 
his death befote ic was Printed: It v\as expected it would have given ron]c 
hghtto thtfirft i but neither of that nor of this latter, could ever anything, 
that ever I could hear, be made by any man. I have good ground for what I 
fjy : For befides what others have acknowledged, I finde learned Jlgimire, 
(who in his old cige w sgtown himfelf very Cabaliftical, or it may be had fome 
diipofition that way, though very learned otherwifc, from his natural temper) 
as much grounded in that book^ as any man before him ; He doth plainly 
profefs he could mske nothing of it: And traly if he could nor, that had be- 
llowed fo m ;ch and pains in thofe unprofitable (Indies, I fee little hopes 
that anymaneife (hould. It would make amanalmoft hate Learning, to fee 
•whatdotagc, even the moillearnedj arc fubjeftunto : I could blefs them that 
knowubut little, fo thcmfches knew it is but little that they know, and were 
humble: But it commonly falls out oth^rwifc, that rhey that know but little, 
think chat little to be much, andarcvcry proudofit j whereasmuch knowledge 
(or to fpeak properly, more knowledge) if well u(ed, hath this advantage that 
it makes m^en noil: fenfible of their ignorance. The reading of Vigenaires 
book of Cyphers (which I once thought a rare piccc; cs many other things of 
the fame Author, which I had read) hath expreflfed thefe words from me in 
th:s place j and becaufe t hath fo much affinity with our prefeiit Theme, I 
wasthebolJer j But to return. Upon thsconfideration, the Reader I hope, 
will not be forry the rell ot the 'tables (being many in number) were omitted. 
Though I mult addc withal, had I known or thought any ufe could be made 
of thein, having no better opinion of the Author (him or theni) I mean, 
from whom Dr. Dee had them) I ftiould not have been \ery forward to have 
had a hand in their coming abroad, 

I Qiouldhave told the Reader before butitmay do well enough here, that 
befidej the particulars before fpecified, there wercoihcr th'ngs that belonged 
to this holy Furniture (as Dr. Dee fomewhcre doth fpeak) whereof mention 
is made in lomc places : as Carpet^ Candlefiicl{^, Taper, Table-Cloth, Cufiion, 
and Ibmc others perchance. But I know nothing needs be obfcrvcd upon 


The Treface, 

any of thefc I make no qucftion but the Divel in all chefc things had a rcfdcdt 
to the Ceremonial Law c/pecially ; as alfo in thofc words^ Moije not, for the 
f lace if holy^ often repeated, which are alfbelfe where expounded; The Inter- 
locutors in all this relation, are, A. (that is, Dr, Dee) and £. K. that is Edw. 
Kelley ', and the Spirits, to the number of foiix twenty, or thcreabo-jts fo 
many named: (Madinij Efemeli^ Merifri, Ath^ Gaiuah, II, Jubenladece Ga- 
briel, Jam, Moreorgratty Jph, Lasben, Vriel, Naluage^ Mapfama, Aue, llemefe, 
Gs'x.a, Vaa, Le'z/eanael, Ben,) at leail, but whether all Inierlocucor,", I know 
not, becaufe I do not remember, neither doth it much concern. 

There be divers marginal No/^jandObfcrvations, which bcifigof Dr. Dee 
h'sown, are for the moft pare not inconfldcrable, and (bme very remarkable 
all therefore hcrccxhibitcd -, bjt whereas in fome places he had attempted to 
reprcfent theapparition, or fome part of itj in Figures alfo , this being done but 
fomctimcs, and in cafe it had been done oftner (except it were to fatisfie the 
childidi humor of many Buyers of Books in this Age, whea becaufe they buy 
not to read, muft have fomewhat to look upon ; whence it comes to paf , 
that much iradi doth pafs for good warcj for the trimming fake, and on the 
contrary) of little ufc, no notice i« taken of it 5 except fome Figure be in the 
Text It Iclf, and of fome confeq^ueacc, for the better undcrRanding of the 

The Gree\, p. 25. b. is cxaftly fct out, as \z was founds and yet to be 
fcen in the original written by Dr, Dee himfclf : But little or nothing can be 
made of it, as it is written 5 and it is a fign that Dr. Dee who writ it^ as Edtp, 
Kelley reported it unto him, and afterwards plodded upon it (as doth appear 
by fome Conjectures and Interpretations found in the original^ and here alfo 
exhbited) as well as he could, was no very perfcd Greciaui much Icfs Edw<, 
Kelley, who could not lb much as read it, which made Dr. Dee to write fome 
things diat he would not have Kei/e)f to read, in Greek Charaders, though the 
words were t nglilh : I would not alter any thing that was in the Original : 
But the words, Ibel'cve fpokcn by the Spirit (and fo the Greek is warrantable 

.enough) were thefe. Oo7o$5 IVar^o^rS^o ^fyov dvagna^-. Kofff/'Ot; yatp it^hfxoq rvy^^avit' 
J*: K] ad73;'roffotJ?oi"7r£ie9^^e?ai: ''n^e HOivyn; a^jAxr^'sJa^ p?\.la.q : E^a^^ /mrilivd avIcHa' 
ipiffArw -na.f.i^y,'^ : Tczg yb avra'/a? KOfAi^yi ma^axi.vd^ilat.i : TV ai S'lx iravUg airciXdiTyi"' 

This hhink was intended of.Edrv. Kelley^ who was ever and anon upon pro- 
jeds to break with Dr. Dee, and to be gone, as here prefcntly after, and in di- 
vers other places of this relation ; nay, did really forfakc.him fometimcs for 
fome time: The fence c^er^^/Z/V^ is this: thii fellow (or Friend) wiU oi/erthrow 
this workXp^ Apparitions you muft underftand, to which he was requifite, be- 
caufe r^c Divel had not that power over Dr. Dees Body, to fit it, though he did 
promife it him^ for fuch fights.) His baggage ' or fitrnitnre') is in a readinefl.And 
he doth 'very much endeafvor : to veithdraw himfelf from this common friend- 
Jbip . Take heed, that yottgi've him no occafion : For he doth mightily plot by art 
and cunning: How he may leafve you for ever, n^ly/^o^, in the firft line, mav 
fecm unufual, for ^'roif^og, or -n^l'^zp'^h but it is an elegant Mctaphoro. '^n^taai 
for vreisp^^&i, is not ufual ; and happily it fhould have been -^^e^'^^y and fo utter- 
ed ; biit that is nothing. Certainly he thatcould /peak fo much Greei^, (called 
here Syrian, to jeer Ed. Kelley') could not want Latinc at any time to exprcfs 

H himfelfp 

Ihe Treface. 

himfelfi which ncvcrihelefs, might be thought, where we finde him (peaking 
Evigl ftj, to them that underrtood It not 5 /o that Dr. Dee was fain to interpret 
it. Bit we cannot give an account of all his fetches and projects : He hadacon- 
fidcration, Imakenoqacllion, 

I cannot thinkof any thngclfe th:t the Reader need to be told, that is of 
thisnat'jrc, and it may bcfomewhat m.ght ha.ebcco fparcd; However the 
Reader will confidcr, that as in all Books, io in this: It is one thing to read 
from the beginning, andlotogoon W'thhcedand obfcrvation, without skip- 
p ng i and another thing to read here and there, which would require a perpe- 
tual Comment; which is the wretchednefs of molt Headers, in tliefc declining]; 
day^ of Lcamin? J and therefore they have Comments (0^ KhapfodL's Vitlx^r) 
accordingly ; fimiles habent labra lactufeSy never more true of any thing 

It may be fome will wonder what nade the Spirit* ro fall upon Ew^///^ Ge- 
nealogies and Srories ; it is at very beginning, therefore I take notice oi it for 
the Readers fake, that is yet (and cannot ochcrwife) a ilrangcr to the Book: 
The hnfirefs is. Dr. Dee was larely grown ii to great league and confederacy 
with Albert Lasky^(®T a lafco rather) a great man of Folonia. You had before 
Wtiat Cambden ia 'hof biii of his cowin'^tQ England^ at this very time, and h's 
going away, which doth very well agree wih our dates here. Ic lecm?, though 
nobfy born, and to great dignity yet h's thoughts didafpirc much h'ghcr j 
and though no rich man, for a man of his rank and c)ual ty, yet c-Npeding fuch 
matters from Dr. Dte 2nd hi4 SpiritSy as he did, he could findc money enough 
to lupply thtir wat)tsupon occalion. The Spir ts were ve.y glad of thcocca- 
fion, and dd what they could to chcrCh him according to h's humor ; Being 
then at that very tiiticiipon dehberations, that much depend. d of Jib Laskey 
and his good opiMicni among oth.rthiigs, his Vedegrce, which muft reeds 
pleale a vain man very well, was taken intoconfideration: That every thiriig 
there faid, doth exatftly agree to the truth, as I do not warrant it To neither 
am I at leif.irc at this time to take thepains to examine. We mufl: ne\ er look 
funher in ihofe thiigsthat are delivered by fich, then if it were, or be perti- 
nent (rruc or falfe) to their endard prefentoccadon, Befides, it is very pof- 
fible, (which I dclire the Reader to take good notice of^ that both here and 
elfcwhere the Tranfcribers, as they could not read fomctin^es, and were forced 
to leave fome biaicks (though feldomc to any confiderable prejadice of the 
fence) fothey might milfakealfo, having todo w th an Original thit was (and 
is yet to be feen) fo defaced and worm-eaten as th s is, vvrittcn (as we have 
faid) by Dr» Dee himfclf. 

Befides the avithent ckntfs of the Original Copy, written by Dr. Dee him- 
fclf; the Reader may know, that the Originals of the Letters that are here ex- 
hibited, arealljormoil of them yet prefervcd, and to be fcenin Sir Xbo. Cottons 

IV. I am now come to the laft of the four things that I promifcdjtolhewthe 
£c\ era] good ufes ihit may be made of this Book, and which were principslly 
looked upon in the publifhing of it. This order indeed I propcfcd to my fclf, 
but great part of thisoccafion offering it felf upon other matter, is already per- 
formed in the former Difcourfe^ (o that but little is now left to be done • How- 
ever I willfum them up, and reprcfent them together, that every Reader may 


The Treface, 

have them in rcadinefs and in view for bis ule the better. 

Thefirftisagainll: Athcifts, and fuch as do not believe that there beany 
Divcfsor Spirits : Wc have argued it^ Iconfefs^ pretty largely, at the beginning 
of this Pifcourfe or Freface, and I hope fbmcmay rccc ve competent iat sfa- 
d:ion by what wc havefa^d : But if no Argument had been ufed, (letting alidc 
Scripture Authority, which would be impertinent againR Athe ih) I do not 
know what can be ir.ore con\ incing then this fad Story, (o exadily lo part cu- 
larly, fo faithfully delivered. Truly, they mull fee further r hen 1 do, that can 
finde what to an(wer (rationally) and to oppofc: This is agrcatpoint, and a 
great ground of Religion j bat this is not all ; For if thcrc^be Spirits mdccd, 
fo w eked and malicious, foftudious and fo induflrious, to delude men, and 
to do mifchicfj which is their end, all which is fo fully raprcfented in this Rela- 
tion; then certainly muft it follow, that there is a great oxer-rufng Power^ 
that takes care of the t archj and of the Inhab taiits of it ; of them efpecially 
that adore that Power, and worfliip it w th true afFedion and fmccrity : For 
without this over ruling Power, what a miferable World fliould we have } 
What man r^iober orinnoccnt, that could enjoy hinifelf atany tiracwithany 
comfort orfecurity ? Butagain, whatman can read this fad llory and can be Co 
pcrlwatiedof his own WiSom or innocency, but wili in fomc degree rcfledl 
upon hiirfclf, and will be mo\ cd to praifc God, that notwithftanding mauy 
provocat'onsuifeveral k'ndcs (as damnable curiofity, open prophanenefs, fre- 
quent Ouhes, Curfcs, Perjuries, feandalous Life, and the liktj God hath 
been pleaicd to protcd: and prefcrvc him from the force and violence of fuch 
enemies of mankinde ? -^^ 

lizd before, fromlef. beginnings grcatefl: confufions had enfued, which is 
very true as in the cafe oC Bacchus particularly many A'^es before ; and in the 
cale of Mahomet afterwards ("two notable lewd Euthnftajis^ by whoiiiips Inftru- 
ments, e'vil Spirits, by God^ pcrmiflion, brought great alterations inGcvern- 
ments, and wroughtmuchmfchief andv llany amon^ Men and Women) we 
fha lelfcwhcre (hew more at large. By due confidcration of all Circuir.ftaaces, 
aschirfly their confident and reiterated AddrcfTcs unto, and Attempts upon fo 
many great men in Power and Authority, and the like j I am much of op'nicn 
that thsfe Spirits had as great hopes of Dr. Pee, as ever they had of Bacchus or 
Mahomet. But God was not pie Jed at that tin e to permit that their malice and 
fubtiltyfliould prevail And I chii k, if we confident well, we havercafon to 
pra fc God for it. England might have been over-run with Anabiptifin (when 
I fay Anabaptifm, I mxan Anabaptifm confirmed and in full power, notasitap- 
peai s in its firft pretentions) long before this : God be thaakcd that it was not 
then and God keep it from it ftill, I hope is the Prayer of all truly fober and 
Religious And in very deed I know no reafon, but the XY'^ildom and prudence 
of the r iMlijefties CounccI thatthen w^re, inoppofing Dr. JD^e/ frequent ad- 
drsffes and Sollicitations, may(underGod) challenge and defcr^e fomc part of 
Q irThank? and Acknowledgement. 

Agaim TheDivel We fee can Pray and Preach, (as to outward appearance 
wc iLean; for truly [and really, God forbid that any thing facred and holy 
Ihould be thoight to proceed from Divcls) and talk of Sandi ty and Mortificati- 
on, as well as thebeft. And what he can in his own perfonj or by h"mfelf imme- 
diately ^ 

7 he "Preface, 

diatclyj there is no queftion, but he doth by his Minifters and Inftru- 

ments much more, more ordinarily and frequently I mean : Let any man 

luuge then, whether it be the part of a fober wife man, not onely to hear 

fuch menascangivenoaccount of their calling, but alfo to follow them, 

to embrace their Do6lrinc, to be of their number or Congregation j and 

all this, upon this account, becaufe they can pray and preach very well, 

(as they think and judge at leaft) and talk very godliiy and zealoufly > 

How much more inexculable they that will clea c unto (uch, though they 

fee and know them fcandalous in their Lives, Proud, Infolent, Ignorant, 

Seditious, Intolerable, becaufe they can pray, and preach, and talk, as 

beft agreeth with their own humor, and gives them beft content ? Can 

any man think they follow God in this, who would have all things clone 

in order^ and is not di Cod of Confufien, (i Cor. 14. 35,40.) when all they 

do tends to nothing elfe but diforder and confufion ? 1 confefs it is pofli- 

b'e, that men lawfully called may prove bad enough, vse have divers cx- 

amplesin the Scripture But if a man, fimply and ignorantly be mif-Ied 

by fuch, certainly his judgement will be much lighter then they can ex- 

peS:, who will not ufe the means that God hath ordained, in fo great 

and weighty a bufinefs as the falvation of i'ouls is. I know not what thefc 

men can fay for themfelvcs, except it be, that they are refolvcd to make 

ufe of the Liberty of the times to pleafe their humor j they may do it, but 

if that bring them to Heaven, they have good luck. 

But the bufinefs of praying, is that I would principally in fift upon : 
You fee here how Dr. Dee, where he gives an account of hinifelF to the 
Emperorj and others, bears himfelf much upon tW^, that fo many year* 
he had been anearneft Suitor unto God by Frayer to obtain JFifdafi^fach 
wifdom^she wasambitiojs of. I believe him, that he had prayed very 
earncftly, and witK much importunity many times: This was the thini^j 
that made him fo confident of his Spirits, that they mufl: needs be good 
Spirits and Angels. 1 know a man, I have no comfort to tell it, but that 
I would not conceal any thing that m.ay be a warning unto others, and yet 
I will have a refpev2: unto him too.- But I knew ohe,a very innocent man(in 
his outward converfation, and as I believe very really) Humble, Religious, 
very Learned and Orthodox, and one that had fuffered for his Confci- 
ence, as others have done in thefe times: This worthy man, being en- 
gaged in a controverted Argument, upon which hisphancy had wrought 
very much, or rather which had much vvrought upon his phancy ; he 
had written much, filled much Paper, and was defirous to communicate 
unto me as his friend what he had done: But when I perceived that the 
drift* of his writing was out of the Law and the Prophets, to (hew the ne- 
cefljty of fome things which I thought of a more indifferent nature i I 
was not willing to meddle with it; and begun to argue againft his main 
drift, and to (hew my difliking. After many words to and fro, he be- 
gan to prefs me with this, that he had often prayed with much earneltnefs, 
and he vyas very confident that God had heard his Prayers: Yea, he pro- 
ceeded fo far, that if God were true, he could not be deceived, and ufcd 
many other words to the fame purpofe, at which I was much amazed, but 


l^he Preface, 

coulddonogood upon him, fiich was his confidence and violence upon 
thisoccafion, though otherwife a very moderate ingenuous man: And 
thus I found him more then once, or twice. Truly, I think God was ve- 
ry merciful unto him, that took him away in good time. But certainly this 
bufincfs of Frayer aiidpraifing^ is a bufincfs as of great comfort (the greateft 
that mortal man is ca-pabJe of upon earth) fo of much more danger and 
d lufion , then many do believe. And if caution and circumfpedion be to 
be ufccl in any thing that belongs to Religion, I think it ought in Prayer, 
as much as any thing. And fince I have adventured to tell one llory upoa 
mine own credit, I will t 11 one more upon better authority, which I have 
long defired (for the obfcrvablenefs of it) to conmunicate unto the 
world, and to tharend, had once inferred it in a Treatifeof nine, which 
I thought would have been Printed, but it was not : I will firll; give tha 
Englifli of it, that all men may reap the benefit, and then fet it down in 
the words of my Author (mmQ0\^'n¥2it\iQvIfdacCafauhcn^ of b.m^ as I 
have it to fhew under his hand. 

At a Co?ififtory in Geneva, upon a Friday, i8 July, J $ 89. the cafe of one 
Mr. Nicholas hei??g there propofed to the Affemhly to be confidered of who was 
vpont to infiny^atc himfelf into pri'vateUoHJes^ jt?;der pretence of praying, and 
madefnull congregations : Jhc bufincfs rvas dijliked by the Vaftors i ^irji, be- 
caiife nothing in the Church of God ought to be done without order. Secondly, be^ 
caufe to turn fnch duties of Religion to matter of Traffick to get money onely, 
(without any other endor calling') was not lawful. Thirdly andlaflly, hisbatta- 
fogyy (or vain repetition of words) was fiot tobefuffered: Then upon this oc 
cafionitwas related by Mr. Beza, that the Saturday beforey Tvhilefithat (ha^p 
confliUwas, trhichwe had before our eyesj (to wit, between the Genevians, 
aid the Duke c{ Sa'z/oys Forces) that a certain Woman addrejfedher felft9 
him, faying. What Mr. Beza, will you niah^ Prayers here ? To which he had 
anfweredy No : What, do you thinks 1 do behold thefe things rvith mine eyes onely > 
and do not pray to God in my heart ? Gz-vingtbis reajonfor his anfwer he had 
mad: to the Woman : [It is nor fo expreii^d in the Latine, that the fofow- 
ing words were Be%as words, buc the coherence of matter doth fo require 
it] That frayer was certainly a holy thing, which it did not become any man to 
apply himfelf untOj (or to undertake) ivithont due preparation: And that they 
were deceived, who thought it foeafe a thi?tgto pray rightly : And that care alfo 
Jhouldbe taken left [underacolour of zeal and devotion] a way be made to 
fuperjiition : The Latine words are thefe, 

I Die Veneris, JuliiiH. 1589. Cum relatum ejfet in co^tum^ de Mag. Nico- 
lao, qui infinutret fe in domos 'z/arias T^ZSP'^'^^'^^ ^v^ia^xi;, (T^ jt^ aliquando coe- 
tus^ etfi parucs, coirefolitos, pajioribus res improbata eji : Frimum, quia ex- 
tra ordinem, nihil in Dei Rcclefia fieri debet: Deinde^ quia '^^o^/MfA^.v facere 
rhrfri'jKilcivj nefos. Tertio, homirns /SxrloAo^i'a non fercnda Narratum efituni 
aBfe die Sabbathiproxime prjecedente, dum acerrimum iUud pnelium committe' 
retur, quod nobis erat ante oculos, interrogatwn a imdieracuU, Quid tn D. B. 
*vis preces hicfacere ? Rejpondiffe, Nequaquam. Tu ne enim (ait) me putas, hac 
ocidis tantufftJpeSlare, mcvotainanimoad Deum Opt. Max.fundere ? Omni^ro, 


T^he Preface, 

resfanSia y^^vyj^ adqnam nonniji vteditatnm oporteat accedere, falluntur enim 
qui rem pHtant ejfe facilem^ preces bene concipere. Simid ca^vendum^ ne alicui 
fuperUitioni 'viam iniprndentes aperiamus.^ 

In the lad place. All men may take warning by this example, how they 
put.thcmfclves outof the protcdion ot Almighty God, either by prefum- 
ptuous unlawful wiflies and defires, or by feeking not unto Divels onely, di- 
rc£ily (wi ich Dr. Dee certainly never did, but abhorred the thought of it 
in his heart) but unto them that have next relation unto Divels, as Witches, 
Wi'Xj'z^ards, Conjurers, JJirologers^ (that take upon them to foretell humane 
events) Fortune- tellers ^ and the like, yea and all Books of that fub;c6l', 
which I doubt, were a great occafion of Dr^ Dees delufion : That men are 
commonly di atcd by fu(h, is furc enough; and thofe that arc not 
very fools, would take heed how they deal with them, and avoid them, 
to avoid the Imputaiion of Fools ; but thofe that are wife , much 
more, if they can more then cheat ; for the more they can do, the more 
they know they have of the Divelm them : Wretched people ! that will 
not, dare not trull God, who as he is the onely fountain of goodnefs, fo 
onely knows what is good for every mani They may rejoycefor a time, 
and applaud themfelves in their conceited fuccfifes, butmifery, if they re- 
pent not, will be their end ; and it is a great fign that God is very angry 
with them, when he doth fuffer them to thrive by means which Himfelf 
hath cur fed* 




Since this Preface Was written, and almoft printed, I was fliewcd a Book, entituled, TheatrnmChe- 
inkum Britanntcrtm, &c. by EhoA Afl)mole Efq; and in fomc Annotations there, at the end, an account 
concerning Dr. Di?e and fii*. Kellcy^ (there (tiled Sxt Edmard Kelley) out of a Dt.iryoi Dt.Deesy all 
written with his own hand : As I do not queftion the Gentlemans fidelity in this bufinefs, fo I make as 
little queftion but Dr. D«'s own hand will be found to agree in all matters of Fad both here and there, 
if any fhail take the pains tocompare. And it may be the Reader may receive fome further fatisfaftion 
in fomc particulars by his labor, which is the reafon that I mention the Book here, being but lately come 
to my knowledge ; His Judgement either concerning Dr. D€e^ or Kelley, I meddle not with ; andic 
may be, had he leen what is here to be feen, he would have been of another opinion in fome things* 
Here is enough, I am lure, to fatisfic any man that is not very much preoccupied, or otherwife engaged 
by particular ends. As for thofcif-/?o;rj concerning /C(?//if7, ('fomc whereof concern Dr. D^e alfo) he 
tells us of, as I believe him, that he hath heard (o, (o I muft (and may truly) profcfs, that I have met with 
far contrary, and in my judgement, and by this account here given us by Dr. Dicy much more proba- 
ble .- And particularly, that Kelky was put in PrKon by the Emperor, for a notable Chymica! cheat that 
he had put upon him ; the particulars vvhereof, though they were fully related unto me, yet I will not 
adventure upon, left I miftakc in fomc terms of art, or petty circumftance of fad. And let the Readec 
judge by that account. Dr. Dee (who belt knew) doth give us here throughout the whole Book of this 
Kelley, whether iVevers Story in his Fmerd MonKm. f<*g. 45, 415. of darrnable Necromancy , and other 
. (^enjuration^ pradiied by Kelley in Lancafhlre^ be not (bcfidcs what is there faid and attcftcd) 
much more probable, then any thing that hath been or can be (aid by others, to his juftification or com- 
mendation : Which indeed doth make Dodor Vet's cafe altogether inexcufable, that believing and know- 
ing the man to befucha one, he would have to do with him, and expeded good by his Minifteries ; but 
that the Dodor his Faith, and his intellcdualls (through Gods juft judgement, as we have faid) werefo 
much in the power and government of his Spirits, that they might perfwade him to any thing, under 
colour of doing fervice unto God, yea had it been to cut his own Fathers throat, as wc fee in tbe Rela- 
m»,that they perfwaded him to lie with another mans Wife,and profticute his own to a vile,and, by liim- 
felf bclived, Diabolical man. 

Befides, I have been told by many, that Dr. Dee, very poor and every way miferabie, dyed at Mon- 
lack.^ here about Z-aWi7», which doth not feem to agree with the report in thofe .i*;?^^^*!"^^/ : Eute- 
nough of them : Neither indeed have I faid any thing at all of purpofe to oppofc the Author, but to 
give this further fatisfadion to the Reader, or rather to the truth, which I thought I was bound to do. 

The pafTage in Wevers Funeral C^tonmncnts, pag. 45, 46. concerning Kelley^ for their fatisfadion 
that have not the Book, is this; Ketley, (otherwife called T^/^ar) that famous £«^/i7S Alchy mill of out 
times, whoflyingoutof h's own Gountrey (after he had loft both his ears at Lancafter) was entertain- 
ed by .S»i5!o/p/; the fccond, and iaft of that Chriftian name. Emperor oi Cjermany ; for whom Eliz^abeth 
offamous memory, fent( very fecretly) Captain Teter Gwyn, with fomc others, to perfwade him to return 
back to his own Native home, which he was willing to do ; and thmking to efcape away in the night, by 
ilealth, as he was clammei ing over a Wall in his own Houfe in Pragne (which bears his name to this day, 
and fometimcs was an old Sanctuary) he fell down from the Battlements, broke his leggs, and bruifed 
his body, of which hurts within a while after, he departed this World. 

Sedqmrfptmhac} youwillfay : Then thus, This DiaboHcalqueftioningofthe dead, for the knowledge 
of future accidents, was put in pradice by the faid Kelley, who upon a certain Night, in the Park of 
Waltoninle dale, in the County of Lamafter, with one Paul iVaring, (his fellow- companion in fuch 
Deeds of darknefs) invocated forae one of the Infernal Regiment, to know certain paflages in the life, 
as alfo what might be known by the Divels forefight, of the manner and time of the death of a Noble 
yongGentleman, as then in Wardfhip. The Black Ceremonies of that Night being ended, Kelley 
demanded of one of the Gentlemans fcrvants, what ("<?>■/(? was the la(t buryedin I-^jj' Church-yard, a 
Church thereunto adjoyning, who told him of a poor man that was burycd there but the fame day .- He 
and the faid JVaring, intreated this forefaid fervant to go with them to the Grave of the man fo lately 
interred, which he did ; and withal, did help them to dig up the Carcafe of the poor Catiff^ whom by 
their Incantations, they made him (or rather fome evil Spirit through his Oigans) to fpeak, who deli- 
vered ftrange Predidions concerning the faid Gentleman. I was told thus much by the faid Serv'-^-man, 
a Secondary Actor in that difmal abhorred bufinefs ; and divers Gentlemen and others are now living in 
Lancashire, to whom he hath related this Story. And the Gendeman himlelf (whofe memory I 
am bound to honor) told me a little before his death, of this Conjuration by Kelley^ as he had it by re- 
lation from his faid Servant and Tenant, onely fome circumttances excepted, which he thought not fitting 
to come to his Mafters knowledge. 


A Letter 

D'' Dees Apology, 

Sent to the Arch-Bidiop of C a n t e r b u r y. 1 5 p J. 


A Letter containing a mofl brief Difcoiirfe Apo- 

geticall, with a plain Demonflration , and fervent Proteftation 
for the lawfull , (incere , very faithfull and Chriftian courfe 
of the Philofophicall Scudie:; and Exercifes , of a certain 
ftudious Gentleman: An ancicnrvycrvant to Her 
n:oft Excellent MajcftyRoyall. 

"to the mofi Ke'verend Father in Qod , ^the Lord Archhifhop o/Canrcrbury, 
FrimateandMetropolitaneof all Enghnd^ one of Her Majeflies mofi 
Honorable Frii'ie Councell : my fingidar good Lord. 

Oft humbly and heartily I crave your Graces pardon , if 
I offend any thing, to fend, orprefcnt unto ycur Gra- 
ces hand , (o fimplc a Difcourfe as this is : Although, by 
forre fage and di'creet my friends their opinion, it is 
thought not to be impertinent, to iLy moft needful! 
fuits,prefentlyinh^nd, ( before her m oft Excellent Ma- 
jeftyRoyall, your Lorcfhips good Grace, and other the 
Right Honourable Lordsof her Majefties Privy Councell ) to make feme 
part of my former ftudies, and ftudious exercifes ( vvithin and for thefc 46 
years laft paft, ufed and continued) to be firfckno^^'n and discovered unto 
your Gr4«,andothertherght Honourable, my good Lords of her Maje- 
fties privy Councell : Andfecondly, afterwards, the fame to be permitted 
to come to publick view : Not fo much , to ftop the mouthes, and, at length 
to ftaythcimpudent attempts , ofthcraih, r.nd malicious devifers, and ccn- 
trivcrs of moft untrue, foolifli, and wicked reports, and fables, of , and con- 
cerning my forefaid ftudious exercifes, paflcd o^er, with my grtat, (yea in- 
credible^ paines, tra-c!ls, cares, and cofts, in the fearch, and learning cf true 
Philofophic ; As, therein. So, to certifif, and farisfie the godly and unparti- 
all Chriftian hearer, or reader hereof:, by his own;udgemfnt,( upon 
hisdueconfideration,and examination cf this, no little parcel), of the par- 
ticulars of my forclaid ftudies , and exercifes philofophicall annexed J) He 
will, or may, befufficiciitly informed, and pcrfwaded^ That I have wonder- 
fully laboured, to fiBd,{ol;ovv,uie,and haunt the rruCjftraight,3nd moft nar- 
row path , leading all true , devour, zealous, faithfull, and conftant Chri- 


flian ftudcnts , ex 'valle hac miferU, d^ miferia ijiius 'vallis : ^ teiiebrantm 
Regno i e^ tenebrie ijiiu<5 Kegni^ad montem fanS^nm Syon ^ ad cocleflia tjbcrna- 
cula. All thanks^ are moll duf,thcreiore,,nnto the Almigiiy .^^ccjfibj it o 
pleafed him, (even froa my yoiith)by his divine favour , gr ce, and h Ip) 
roinfinuateintoii yhe.^rtyaninfatiabh zeal, and dcfire, to In. w his truth : 
And in l>im, and by hiii»,incciiantly ro feck, and liden after the famci by the 
true Philofophical method and harmony proceeding and alcending, (as ic 
•wei:c')gradatim,iro:n things vifible, toconfider of things invifible fro.n 
things bodil;/ , to conceive ot things Ipirituall . fro;n ihingstranfit ry,2nd 
momentary, to mediate of thngs per.iianent : by things mortal! Qz/ifdle.nd 
in'z^ifible^to hn\c imc peiCcycraLWC of immortality. And to f.pncludc, 
iHoft briefllyj by the m ft mervailous frame ofthe Tvhole World , philofophi- 
cally viewcd,andcircimilpc6rIywei^hed,numbred,andmcifured(ac(:ording 
to the ialent,and gift ot G D, ,' rom above alotred, for his divine piirpofcs 
effecting ) mofi: fai hfiilly to love, honor, and glorifie alwi^ies, tl e Framer^ 
andCreatorthereoi'. In whofe workmanfliip , his infinite goodnefs, un- 
fearchabl wi do. i e, and Almighty power, yea, his everlafiing power, 
and divinity, nay (by innumerable means) be manifefted, and dc.i on- 
ftrated. The truthof which my zealous, careful!, and .onftantintcnt , and 
cndeavc ur pecified, may ( I hope ) eafily appear by the whole, full and due 
furvey, and confidcration of all the Books, Treat! les, and Difcourfes, v^ho e 
Titles oncly, arc, at this time, here annexed, srd -xprefled : As rhey src iet 
down in tSe fixch Chaper,ofanothcr little Khapfodtiall Treatife, intituled,^ 
the Comp2ndiousKehearfaU-^<^c.v^x\iiQc abo c twoyears fincc : for thofe hcc 
Majefties two honor blc Gomiflloners j vs'hichhermoft Excellent Majeliy 
had n oft grat ioufly fent to my poor Cotfage in Mortclacke : to underftand 
the matters, and caufcs at I'ull i through which , I vcas fo cxtrcamly urged 
to procur at her Majefties hands fuch Honorable i^uf eyors a'.d wit- 
nefles t:>bc :ftigned,for the due proot ot the contents, o^^myiroft humble 
and pi tifull lupplicat on, o^hibited unto her n oft Excellent Ma jefty , at 
UamptonCouit^ An i^^gi. Ncvemb. ^, Thus there ore (asfollowethj is' 
thelaid 6, Chapter there, rei:ordedrf 

^ My labours and pains bejiovpedat di'vers times^ to pleafitre my native CoHtt- 
trey : by » ntingoffnndry Book s^ttnd Jreatifes :Jome in Latine/onw in Eng- 
liff\ and fame of them , vrritten , at her Majefties commandeiffetJ. 

Of which Book s,snd Treatifes, tome are printed , and fomc iinprin- 
ted The printed Books : and Treatifes arc thefe following : 

!• "Y^Kop^deHmata AphoriUica, De pr^fiantioribHsquibufdam Nature ^iVi 
j^ tHtibus. Aphorifmi. \io. Anno. it; 5??. 

2. Monas Hieroglyphica, Mathematicey Anagogiceque explicatay 
adMaximiiianHm(^Dei gratia) Komanorum, Bohemi^^d^ HnnganXy Kegemfa- 
pientijjtmum^ Anno 1564^ 

3. Epijiola ad eximium Ducis ZJrbini Mathematicttm ( Fredericnm Com-' 
vtandimim) prafixa libello Machdmeti Bagdedini, l)e fn^e'^jiciernm Di'vifioni- 
hmyeditQinliicem^ opera ntea^ d^ ejnfdem Qom nandini. Urbinaiis j Im-'rcfa Pi-' 
fauri. • Anno 1570:./ 

K^ i^-The 

A Le T T E R 

4. the Brytijh Monarchy ( etherrvife called the Petty 'Navy KoyaU ; ) for the 
folitiquefecurityi abundant wealthy and the triumphant jiate of this Kingdome^ 
( withGodsfa'vonr^ procuring^ Anno ^ $ 7 6. 

5. My Mathematicall preface annexed to Euclide^ (by the right worpipftll 
Sir Henry Sillingfley Knight^in the Knglifli language frfl pnblijhed^ ivrittenaP 
the earneU requeji offundry right rvorJhipfuU Knights, and other 'very T»ell learn- 
edmen. Wherein are many Arts, o[ me wholy invented (^ by name, defini- 

. tion, propriety and ufe,) more then either the Graccian, or Roman Mathe- 
maticians, have left to our knowledge, Anno 1570. 

6. My di'vers and many Annotations ^ andln'ventions Mathematicall , added 
in fundrj places of the forefaid EngliQi Euclide^ after the tenth hooh^of the 
fame. Anno 1570. 

7. Epiflola prejixa Ephemer idib ffs ]oh3inms¥e\de Angli , cni rationem de^ 
clarai/eram Ephemerides co?ifcribendi. Anno 1557. 

8. Faralafic.^ Comment ationii^ Fraxeofq; Nuclem qnidam. Anno 1 5 7 3» 

The unprinted Books and Treatifes, are thefe ; fomc, 

perfeSily fnijhed : ahd fomCyyet unfinijbed. 

p. ^T~^Hc firft great volume of Famous and rich Difcoveries : wherein (al» 
J- fo)istheHiftory of King 6W<wwtf«, every three years, h\s Ophirian 
Voyage. The Originals of Presbyter Joannes : an^^ of the firft great Chanty 
and his fuccefiors for many years following: The defcription of divers won- 
derfuU Ifles in the Northern,Scy thian, Tartarian, and the other moft Nor- 
thern Seas, and necre under the Nortn Pole . by Record , written above 
1200. years (ince: v\ith divers other rarities. Anno 1576, 

10. TheBrytifhCcmp'ementjoftheperfed Art of Navigation i A great 
volume: in which , are contained our Queen Elizabeth her Arithmetical! 
Tables Gubernautick for Navigation by the Paradoxall compalTe (of me, 
invented anno i 557.}'"^ Navigation by great Circles : and for longitudes, 
and latitudes- and the variation of the compafle finding moft cafily , and 
fpeedily :yea,(ifneedbc) inoneminuteof time, and lomctime, without 
(ightofSun,MoonorStari with many other pew and iie^dfull inventions 
Gubernautick, Annoi<;76. 

11. Her Majefties Title Royall, to many forrain Countries, Kingdomes, 
and Provinces,by good leftimony and fufficient proo'^ recorded : and in 1 2, 
Velum Skins of Parchment,faire written : for hep Majeftics ufe : and at her 
Majefties commandemcnt. Anno 1^78- 

12. Dcliiipcratoris Nomine, Authoritate, & Porentia : dedicated to 
hcrMajeftie, Anno I'^yg. 

13 ProIfgoTena & Di£iata PariCenfia, in Y^mlidii Eleircntorum Geo- 
jnetricorum, librum pri|?um, &fecundumi mCoWes^ioKhemenfi^Kn.i^'yO, 

14. De ufu Globi Coelcftis : ad Regem Hdoardum fextum. An, i «> $ o. 

15. ThcArtofLogick,inl^'nglifli, Anno 1547. 

16. Thei3.SophifticallFallacians, with their difcoveries, written in 
Englifh meter, • Anno.1548. 

17. Mercurius 


17. Mercurius C{xlcftis : Jibri 24; written at Lo^vayn^ An. 1549, 

18. DeNubium, Solis,LunsE,acreliquorum PJanetarum,inim6 ipfius ftel^ 

dcm omnium Maghitudine Whav ^-^^^^^'^^^^'^izAEdoarchim Sextum , Anglisei 

Regem, • Annoi55.i. 

19. AphorifmiAftrologici 500. Anno 15 5-5, 

20. The true caufbjand account ( not vulgar) of Floods and £bbs : writ- 
ten at the requeft of the Right Honourable Lady, Lady Jane, Dutchefle of 
Northumberland, Anno 1553. 

21. ThcPhilofophicall andPoeticall Originall occafions of the Confi- 
gurations, and names of the heavenly Aftcrilhies, written at the requeft of 
the fame Dutchefs, Anno 1555. 

11. The Aflronomicall, &:LogifticaIl rule"?, and Canons, to calculate 
the Ephemerides by, and other necefTary Accounts of heavenly motions: 
written at the requeft, andfortheufe or that excellent Mcchanicien Ma- 
ftcr Richard Cbaficelor, at his laft voyage into Mofchcz/ia. Anno 1553. 

25. Dc AcriboIogiaMathematicaivolumenmagnuin : fexdecimeonti- 
nenslibros, ^ Anno ^555- 

24. Inventum Mechanicum, Paradoxum, Dcnova ratione delineandi 
Gircumfef entiam Circularcm : undc, valdc rara alia excogitari perficique 
potcrunc problemata, Anno 1 5 5 <^- 

25. Dc fpcculis Comburentibus ; libri fex, Anno i557. 

26. Dc Perfpediva ilia, qua peritifsimi utuntur Pidores. Anno 1 5.57' 

27. Speculum unitatis: five Apologia pro Fratre Rogerio Bacbone Anglo: 
in qua docetur nihil ilium per Daemoniorum fecifie auxilia , fed philofo- 
phum ftiiffe maximum; naturaliterquc& modis homini Chriftianolieitis, 
maximas feciffe res, quas indodlum folet vulgus, in Daemoniorum referrc fa- 
cinora, Anno 1557. 

28.De Annuli AftrGnimicimultipliciufu/i^.2. Anno ^557- 

2^. TrochilllcaInventa,/i/'.2. Anno 1558. 

20. riefi aj/<z.oibac7//.iv S'fcoAo^'ixiVj lib. 2. Anno^5 5^* 

3 1. Detcrtia&praJcipuaferfpe^livaE parte, qua? deRadiorum fra^ione 

traSat, //^.3. Antioi555'- 

52. Deltinerc fubterranep, //^.2. . Anno 15 "^©^ 

23- De Triangulorum redilineorum Areis, lih,-^. dcmonftrati ; ad exel- 

tiffimum Mathcmaticum Fffr;w/'N(7«i///« confcripti. Anno 15^0- 

34. Cabala; Hcbraicae compendiofatabella. Anno 1562. 

35. Reipublicse Britanicae Synopfis : in Englifli, . Anno i5^5« 
•■■:. 35. De Trigono Circinoque Analogico, Opufculum Mathca afiieunl 
& Mechanicum, W.4. Anno 15^5- 

37. De ftellaadmiranda, in Cafliopece After ifmo, coelitus demiiTa ad or- 

bem ufque Veneris : Iteruinque in Coeli penetralia perpendiculanter retra- 

fl:a, poft decimum fextum (uae apparitionis menfcm, An. ^573;; 

,g8. Hipparchus Redivivus, Tradatulus, Anno ^57^ 

39. De unico Mago, & triplici Herode, eoque Antichriftjano. An.M7°- 

40. Ten fundry and very rare Ileraldical Blafonings of. one Creft or 
Cognifancej lawfully confirmed to certain ancient Arms, lib.i. An. ^574. 

K 2 ./^i^Atlantidks^: 

A L E T T E R 

4.1. Atlantidis/vulgariter, Indiae , Occidentalis nominatac ) emcndatior 
defcriptio Hydrographica, quani uUa alia adhuc evulgata, An. 1580. 

42.Demodo Evangelii JcfuChrifti publicandi, propagandi,ftabilicndi- 
qiie, inter Infideles Atlanticos : voluracn magnum , libris diftinQ:um qua- 
tuor : quorum primus ad Streniflimam noftram Potentiffimamquc Regi- 
nam Eli'i^ahetbam infcribitur : Secundus, ad fummos privati fuae iacrae Mjjc- 
ftatisconfilijrcnatores : Tertius,Hifpaniarum Kcgcm^Philippttm : Qiiar- 
tus, ad Pontificem Romanum, Anna 1181. 

43.Navigationis ad Carthayum per Septentrionalia Scythia:& TartariiE li- 
tora,Delineat!o HydrogrdLphicz: Arthuro PitySc Carolojac^mano Anglis,vcr- 
fus illas partes Navigaturis,tn manustraditajcum admirandarum quarundam 
Infularum,annotatione,in illis fubpolaribus partibus Jacentium, An, 15^°' 

44. Hemifpb.3erij Borealis Geographica , atque Hydrographica defcrip- 
tio : longe a vulgatis chartis diverfa ; /^nglis quibufdam, vcrfus y^tlantidis 
Septentrionalia litora5navigationeminftituentibus,dono data, An. 1583- 

45. The Originals,and chief points, of our ancient Brytifti Hi(lories,dif- 
courfed upon, and examined, An. 1583. 

46. An advife & difcourfc about the Reformation of the vxxXgdLxJiinan 
ycntc^ written b; hcrMayellics commandement, and the Lords of the pri- 
vy Councell, Anno 1)82. 

47. Certain Confiderations,ajid conferrings together, of thefc three fen- 
tenccs, (aunciently accounted as Or3icles(^Nofce tetpfum : Homo hiomim Ve- 
ils : Homo Homini Lupm^ An* '59* 

48. Dc hominisCorpore, Spiritu,&/^nnima : five Microcofmicum to- 
tius Philofophiae Naturalis Compendium, lib i . Anno ^ 59^ 

With many other Books, Pamphlets, Difcourfes, Inventions , and Con- 
dufions, in divers Arts and matters : whofe names, need not in this Ab- 
fi:ra6i: to be notified : The mofl. part of all which , here fpccifi- 
ed, lie here before your Honours upon the Table, on your left hand. 
But by other books and Writings of another fortp ( ifitfo pleafeGod, and 
that he will grant me life, health, and due maintenance thereto , for fome 
ten or twcl > c years next cnfuing ) I may, hereafter make plaine, and with- 
cutdoubt , thisfentenoetobetrue, Plnra latent, quJm patent. 
Thus far (my good Lord)have I fet down this CatalogHSjOat of the f orcfaid 
fixt Chapter, of the booke, whofe title is jthis : 

49* T'he Compendious rehearfallof John Dee , hi^ dntifuU declaration and 
proofc of the courfe and race of his Jindious life., for thejp^ice ofhalfe an hundred 
years^ now (by Gods favour and help ) fully Jpent^ ^c. 

To which compendious rehearfall, doth now belong an Appendix .^ of 
thefe two laft years : In which I have had many juft occafions , to confefTe, 
thatJHf?wo Homini Deuf yznd Yiomo Homini Lupus , was and is an Argument, 
worthy of the decyphering, and large di!culsing:asmay, one day, hereafter 
(by Gods help) be pubhflied,in fome manner very fi:range. And befidcs all 
the rehearfed Books & Treatifes cfmy writiug, or handlinghitherto,! have 
juft caufe^Iately given me to write & publifh a TreatifcjWith Title (<; o.) De 
Mori'x.onteJEternitatis'.x.o make evident,that one AndreaaLibaviuSyin a book of 
his,printcd the laft yearjhath unduly confidcred a phrafe of my MonasHyero- 
• ' * glyphica: 

PO L O G E T I C A L L, 

gliphica : to hismifliking , by his own unskilfulncfTe in fuch matter : and not 
underftanding my apt application thereof, in one of the very principal pla- 
ces, of the whole Book. And this book of 

mine, by Gods help and favour ( fliallbe dedi- mcmbred"''That ''''' ''''^ '"' 

catcd unto her moft Excellent Majcfty Royall ; years aler^hVwrSg of 'JS 

And this Treatife doth contain three books • l-etccr, idid fomewhat fatibfie 

,. The firft Intituled. D. Hm^om/: libn tSTct^^TZ 

MathematiCHS ^ fhyficm. penning fome matter concern- 

2. The Cccond,De/Eternnaie:tihertheolo(ricMf, lyA'' ^V'^'!' Sea-Sove- 

■Af 1 r ^ n/ 7 i »^t«/«/i«c.*.j, raigntie: under this title. 

MetaphyficjfS ^ Mathematicus. - . 51. ih^immHU^ Brytnmi. 

5, The third , Dc Honzofite JEtermtatis : ^^• 
liher Iheologicm ^ Mathematicus ^ (^ Hierotechni- -^'^^ 

CU^. ^^ Brytamco Maru Imperia^ 

^ Truly I have great caufe to praife and thanke £t! wf "':7"'^"7 = 4- 

r^ i C r^ I'll /- tr '^'^'^'''^ ^P^'^'o i celen cenfcrtptA 

God, tor your Graces very charitable ufing of me : f^^^-wo. Anno, i J97. Sepemk 
both in fundry points elfe, and alfo in yoar favour- ^°* ^-^•«««A'*- 
ableyeelding to, yea 6c notifying the due means for the performance of 
her Sacred MajelHes moft gracious and bountiful! difpodcion , refolution 
and very royall beginning, to reft ore and give unto me ( her Ancient faith- 
full fervant) Tome due maintenance to lead the reft of my old daies in fome 
quiet and comfort ; with habilitie, to retaine fome fpeedy , faire and Or- 
thographicall writers, about me 5 and the fam'e skilfull in Latine and 
Greek(at theleaft:>fwell for my own books, and Works, fair andcorre<a 
ly to be written (fuch I mean , as either her moli Excellent Ma')eftie, out 
of the premifleswill make choice of, or command to be finiflied orpub- 
liflicd : or fuch ofthem, as your grace (hall think meet or worthy for my 
farther labpr to be beftowed 00 ) as elfe for the fpeedy, faire, and true 
writing out of other ancient Authors theirgood and rare workes', in greek 
or Latine : which by GODS Providence, have been prefcrved'from the 
fpoile made of my Librarie , and of all my movable goods here, 8cc. Anno 
i5«:^. * In which Librarie, were about 4000. 
books i whereof, 700^ were ancicntlv'writtenbv * Although that my laft 

ijc^*/-/ r • r ■ r •' voyageceyondthe^eas, was 

hand j borne m Creck^ , lome m Latine , fome m duly unjenaken ( byberMa- 

HebrcTifj -^nd fome in other languages ("as may by i'^^'" good favour and licence) 

the .vholc CatahsH. thereof appeare. ) But the ^t'-X^^^XZly 

great lodes and dammages which in fundry forts I the Right Honourable Lord 

have fuftained, do not fo much grieve my heart, as ^"f ^?"^/^' unto your grace ia 

, n , jri 1 n° ri-i i "^V behalf , and her moft Ex- 

the rath, Iewdc,tond, and molt untrue fables , and ceilentMaicftie willing his Ho^^ 
reports ofme,and my Studies Philofophicali , have "°^ ^° ^^ ^^- ^»»«- ^ 590- f^- 
done, and yet do 3 which commonly , after their -'"•'^l """"''> 
firft hatching, and deviliih dcvifing,imraediately with great /peed,aregenc» 
rally all the Realraeoverfpread i and to fome,fecm true j toothcr,they are 
doubtfull ; and to onely the wife, modeft, difcreet, godly, and ch iritable 
(and chiefly tJ fuch as have fome acquaintance with me) thry appear , and 
are known to be fables, untruths, and utterly falfe reports, and (landers. 
Well, this (hail be my laft charitable giving^ warning', and fervent pro- 
teftation to my Countreymcn, and all othenn this x:afe i 


A Letter 

A fervent P R O T E $ T A T I O N. 

Eforethe Almighty onrG D, and your hordjhips good Grace ^ this day, on the 
periU ofmyfotds damnation ( if I lie, er tak^ hii name in i^aineherein ) 1 tahfi 
the fame G D,to he my rpithef^e. That with all my hearty rvith all my fonl^with 
all my Urength, power and ttnderHanding (according to the tmafure thereof which 
the Alffiighty hath gi<ven me ')for the moU part of the time, from my youth hither- 
to, I have ufed and Bill ufe^ good^ lawfnll , honeji , chrijiian and divinely pre- 
fcribed means to attain to the knowledge of thofe truthes^ which are meet , and tie- 
cejlary for me to know, and wherewith to do hii difvine Majejiy fuch feri/icc^ as 
he hath^ doth, and will call me ttnto^ during this my life '.for his honour and glory 
ad'uancing^andfor the benefit ^andcommoditiepuhlique of this Kingdome;fo much^ 
as by the will andpnrpofe of God .^J all lie in my skill, and hah ility to perform : as 
a true^ faith full, and mofl fncerely dutiftdlfer'vant^ to our moji gracious and z«- 
comparahle Queen ^lizz^beih. , and' as a fery comfortable fellow- member of the 
body politique, governed under the fcepter Royal of our earthly Sitpreame head 
(^ ^ee« Elizabeth^ and as a lively fympathicall , and true fymetricall fellow^ 
member of that holy and my flic all body, Catholiquely extended and placed {where- 
foever ) on the earth : in the vierp^ Knowledge, direSiion, proteSiion , illumina- 
tion and conflation of the Almighty, moji BleJ?ed, moji holy, moji glorious, coma- 
jefiicall, coet email, and coejfentiall Trinity : The Head cfthat Body, being only 
our Redeemer, ChriH Jefus, perfeSi Cod ? andpzrfeB man • whofe return in glo- 
ry, we faithfully awaite-^ and daily doe very earnefily cry unto him ^ to hajien 
hisjecond camming for his eJeSisfake ; ikiquity dothfo on this earth abound and 
prevaile, andtruejaithwith Charity and Evangelicall fimplicityjyave hut cold-^ 
jlender andimcertrin intertainment amdng the worldly-wife men of this world. 

Therefore(^herein concluding^ 1 befeech the Almighty God, moji ahutidantly to 
ihcreafe and confrm your Graces heavenly wifedome, and endue you with all the 
refl of his heavenly gifts.^ for the relieving,refrejlHng and comforting^ both bodily 
andjpiritnally , his little fock of the faithfull , yet tftilitant here on earthy 
Amen. --'^^ 

All Epilogue. 

Good my Lord, I befeech Your Grace, to allow of my plaine and com- 
fortable E^z/<9j7;/j- 5 for this matter at this time. i. Seeing my ftudious 
excrcifes , and converfation civill, may be abundantly tcftified, to my 
good credit^ in the moft parts of all Chriftendome j and that by all de- 
grees of Nobility, by all degrees of the Learned, and by very many other, 
ofgodly andChriftiandifpofition, For thefpace 0^46. years triall ■ (fasap- 
pearethby the Records lately viewed by two honourable witnieJTcs, by 
Commifsion from her Majeftie^) 2. And feeing, for thcfc 36. years Jaft 
paft, 1 have been her mofl: Excellent Majefties very true , faithfull and du- 
tifullfervanr; at whofe Royall mouth, I never received any one word of 
reproachj but all of favour, ai^ grace •• In whofe Princely Countenance, I 
never perceived frowne toward me, or difcontentcd regard, or view on 


mc : but atall times favourable, and gracious : ro the great joy and comfort 
of my true, faithf jll,and loyall heart. And (thirdly) Seeing , the works of 
sny hands, and words of my mouth(here before notified, in the Schedule of 
my books, and writings) may beare lively vvitncilc of the thoughts of my 
heart, and incljnati|^tmy minde,generally,(asa.'l wife men do know, and 
Chrift himfelfdotj^Ruch, ) It might, in mannei' feem needlcire,thus care- 
fully (though moinKiefly and fpeedily) to have warned or confounded the 
fcornfull, the malicious,, the proud, and die rafli in.thtir untrue reports, opi- 
nions^and fables of my jftudies, or exerciles Piilofophicall : but that , ic is 
of more importance, thac the godlv , the honeft , the modefl , the difcrect^ 
grave, and charitable Chriiiian>s(E;;^///^ or other,) lovers of Juftice, truth, 
and good learning, may hereby receive certaine comfor: in themfclves ( to 
perceive , that Veritas tandem pr^ei/akbit^ and fufficiently be weaponed and 
armed with found truth, to defend ircagainfi: fuch kind of my adverfarics : 
hereafter they will begin afrcfh or hold on obltinatelyin tjieir former er- 
rofSjVain in^aginations,falfe rep:rt3,and mofl: ungodly flandcrs of me & my 
ftudies.^Therefore,(to make all this caufc,for evcr,before God 8c man,out 
of all doubt :) Seeing, your Lordfhips good grace, arc, as it were, our high 
Prieff, and chief EcclcfiafticallMinifter, ( under our mofl dread and Sove- 
raigne Lady Queen Eli-^abeth) to whofe cenfure and judgement,! fubnaitall 
my Ifudies and iixercifes j yea all my Books paft, prefenr, and hereafter to 
be written,by rac (of my own skill, judgement, or opinion,) I do, at this 
p'cfent time,moil: humbly, finccrgly, and unfainedly, and in the name of 
Aimghry God, (yea for his honour and glory ) requeft , and befeech youc 
Grace, (when, and as conveniently you may, to be well and throughly cer- 
ti6ed of mcj what lam, Intns <^ in cnte : Ke'verendijjime in Chrijio Fater , d> 
Dignijfime Arckipraf^^ cognbfce d^ agnofce i/idtwn tarn internum , qudm exte/y 
niimpecoristui : And wherein I have ufed, door fliall ufe, pen , (peech , or 
convcrfation, otherwife then as it appertaineth to a faithfull , careful!, (in- 
cerc,andhumb!efervant of Qhri I jefu. That your Grace would vou<:h- 
fafe to advertifc me. So, I trull:, *Vltima rejl^ondchnnt primk : in fuch fort , as 
this Autbentick^Kecord'in La tine annexed (ad perpetuam rei memoriam ) doth 
teilific; having never hitherto had occafion to (hew that, in any place of 
Chriftendome ; to teRifie better ofme, then they had proofe ofme , them- 
fclves, by my converfjtion among them. (The Almighty , therefore, be 
highly thanked, praifed, honoured and glorified, for ever and tvcr^Awen. 

But now, in refpcftofthegenfrrdl intent of this briefe difcourfe, I moll: 
h jmbly,and reverently, exhibit to your Graces Vkw, and p^rufing, the ori- 
ginal' moniimrnt, and authentick Record, before mentioned, fair writt nin 
Parchment, with the Seal whole, and pcrfe^f^duly appendant : as I have 4-^» 
years, ar.d fomcwhat longer, prcferved it. The true Copy whereof, your 
^racc doth fee , to be 'verbatim-^ as followefh. 


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funt, Vkecaficellaripts CcXtnfq; omnis Kegentium c^ fwn Kegeniinm ^ 'Vni- 
fverfitatk Cantabrigia^ Saint em in Domino fempitemam ^ Conditioms ^ Merita 
hominum innoflra^niverfitdtejitickntimn^ affeSiu fincer^oterpendentcs^ eoffoios 
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probitatem promeritos ejfe, nt ijiud beneficium a mbh con^^tntnr : Qnamobrem , 
ckm hoc tempore ipfa'veritastejiinwniumnojirnmfjbi poUntat^ I'.'ftrcc pietati, 
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Cb^pondm liter$tnojlr<£habe'mty Bene q/alete. Datum Cantabrigise , in plena 
Con'vocatione Magisirorujn Kegentiitm (j^ non Kegentium^ Academic prxdtoix : 
i^ . Calend. Aprilis, Anno a Chrijio nato. if^48^ 

For certain due refpefts the very Image 
of the forefaid Seal.isnot here in portra- 
ture publilhlij the Moto Locus veri f'gilli^ 


THe Almighty and mofl mercifull God,thc Fatherjforhis only 5on (out 
Redeemer ) Jefus Chriil his fake : by his holy Spirit , lo direci, bJeffe, 
andprofper all my ftudies, and excrcifes l^hilofophicail , ( yea, all my 
thoughts, words, and dceds)henceforward,evcn to ihe very moment of my 
departing from this world, That I may evidently and abundantly be found, 
and undoubtedly acknowledged oi the Wife and Juft, to have been a "zea- 
lous andfaithfull Student in the ^chviol of Fer/V^, and an ^ ncient Gradu^Ue 
in the School oi Charity : to the honour and glory of the fa me God Aimigh- 
tyjand t3 the found comfort and confirming of luch as faithful y love and 
fear \m Divine Majcftic,and unfain d y continue in labour to do good on 
earth > when,while, to whom, and as they may, Amen. 

IVcry fpedily written,this twelfth even , and twelfth dayjin my poorc Cottage, 
at Mortlake : t>4nno. 1595. iurrente a Natrvitate Chrijli : afi, ^An. 1 5 94.C0W/- 
^leio^a Coaceptioae ejufdenty cum mvem ^aurea menjiltn, Completis. 

Ahajes^ and very dutifully , at jour Qraces commandement: 

Jo. Dee. 


Ofthefeveral JHions contained in this Book- with the mofl 

Confiderable Matters, either of FctB and Miflory \ or 
Do&ri/ie. in each of them. 

I. Page I. 

lie firji apparitim of Madlmi, of a Girle. Alb. 
H 'Lz-ikj-ihisTedegree. T'his h.\, 

B L. ( whereof more in the Rre- 

H face, ) being the firjl defigned 

^^^^ bj the Spirits, as a fit htjirii- 

ment^ under fretence of godli- 
neffe and reformation, to turn all things j4pfide- 
downin the World : But that flat failing,then the 
Emperour of Germany :(i/'ffr him Stephen King 
o/Poland : after him^ ?rince'Bi^o^\mht\:g,vc'ere 
thought upon., and applications ( as will he found 
here, ) made unto them to that end. JVhat al- 
terttions,and deftrii&ions of men and kjngdoms 
•would have enfued ( had God gixien way., as in 
Mahomets cafe^ &c. ) may le collecled out of 
^midry pa jf ages of this Book. 
^^ p. 3. Anabaptiftical exaggerations of the gene- 
ral irickjdnejfe) and a Promife of a general ¥\.e- 
formatiou pj A. L. Of Ua.bc\ Lificr tempted, 
andy hidden Trenfures. 

III P- 5. Mfjiical numbers , and letters, for a 
Magical Lamin. 

IV ib. Ed. KeWey, his rage and fury,how reproved j 
a»i appeafed. 7hehook, the ScroW^ and the 

V p. 9- Great threatnings of future judgements in 
all places. 

VI p. 10. Divers Apparitions. OfgoodJngels, 
never appearing in the fl;ape of vromen ; Tri- 
themius his ajfertion reproved. The Book. Di- 
vine infpiration. ( Seealfo\>. 23. as thou flialt 
find me to move thee, and divers other places,) 
j>ro,ni\ed in the writing ani ord'ring of it, 
^ This Book ( had th'ngs fucreeded ) jhould 
hav.- been i^fead of a Bible ; a; the Alcoran, 
( a:td much of the fame fubf'&i ) is among the 

Mahometans. See p. 18, 20, 61. 8cc. Avery 

effectual way to draw people, under colour of a. 
New Law, new lighrs , ani doSirines, (which 
Anabaptifts have alw ayes fret ended unto ) from 

VII P- I4- Divers wyjiical Apparitions, and di- 
fcourfes. Chades S[ed, pojfejfed and difpoffeffed. 

VIII p. iS. . Ihe Contents, and worthin<ffe of the 
Book. , !V\iijv)i '. . .... 

IX ib. A fudden Sun-ff.'ine. The Book named. 
Some lines of it. Ed. KeWey^s pafigs, and agonies 
at f67ne Vifiom, hs^ore Dr. Dee. Good Angels. 
how to he l\nown from evil. 

X p. 20. Prrmifcs to A. L. confirmed by an oath. 
Ed. KeViey defirous and ready to raife a Devil 
by his Art., before A. L. but not permitted by 
Dr. Dee. 

XI p. 22. Apparitions before the Lord Lasky : 
The Devil pray eth._, and ('Anabapr'Ulically^ ie- 
waileth the wick^dneffe of the World. 0/ Angel- 
Guaruians. Suddm death fcntenced againji the 
L. LaskifS ftrvant, for interrupting, though hut 
cafuallyy the Aft'toii. 

XII p. 23. T/jt-Book, a«^ divers injhuciions A" 
bout the wrJtii'g of it. 

XIII P* 24. Apparitions in the air. Ed. Kelley 
fcandalizd and appeafed. Prayers for him tn 
Latine and Englipi ; compofed by the Spirits. 

XIV p. 25. The Prayer : the ufe and excellency 
of it. 

XV ib. Apparitions and Propbeftes, in the pre- 
fence of the Lord h2.i\iY. 

XVI. p. 2(). T^f Book tobewritten (asitisnoc 
improbable the Akcran was : ) by Spirits. Some 
thinz,s uttered in Greeks : ( of which fee in the 
Preface ) Ed. Kelley preparing to be gone,liayed 
with the promife of "^o pound yearly. 

XVll p. 28, Divers informations and rautism 

given ( by Spirits ) teDx. Dee, concerning fecrec 

[ ^ 'J enemies 

The Table, 

enemies at Court, Sec. Strange mjjieries csacern- 
' ^ ing Guardian Angels. Al. Lasky's Se<r/. 
"ICVfll p. 30. NewprJiikj of Kellyes. Dr. Dee 
\^inuchftrplexed. Dr. Dee himfelf heareth, &c. 
More of the L. Laskies Pedegree. The rftjjiery of 
tSe Trinity, Faith, Hope, and Cliariry : Ed. 
Kelley drfgnffiffcd (inpev') of winy devUs. 
XIX g^ 33. Dr, Dee, andkis Company ^fet out of 
\ Mor:tjck ( in EngUnd^ net fur from London,) 
' ''for Cracovia, in Poloniu. Their danger^ and de- 
_. Uyerance at Qiieenbo.ough. 

XX ibid. Divers Jpp^ritioiis. Serwirt-Hkf Jtuff 
"„ delivered hy the Spirits ( in Latine) who tell Dr. 

Dee tha.t it vas they that had preferv:d him in 
his late danger. ^ ^^''J ''\^6' indeed that thej 
ypere the immediate caufe^ as of the danger, fo 
prefervation a-t that time, to have the f/fore hold 
■^ '^tipm lurtif^r tfif tiiiKto come, For they tell him 
Sfieii of lil 'afterwards. ' <f . A, continuation, of the 
iaurney. '->.'.. ^ * -• "' ' - .'' » 

XXI p. 35. Apparitions in the pr efface of the H. 
Lasky, Mojl things here in Lafine, for hii fal^e. 
^ A continuation ofthejournej/. 

XXII p. 36. Several Apparitions. Some evil 
fpirits ( he ack^iowledged } appear , and bLif- 

XXlK p. 3(7; Sermonlikf Ihff, of mortifica- 

■ tion, &c. Dockum, ( in Germany ) to be de- 
'firoyed, men wo:ncn, and children, or favid 

^:Jft)^r. D^espleafnre : as bis Spirits makj him 
believe. ^ A continuation of the journey. 

XXlV p. 41. Stag^-likf carriage, and speeches, 
(^fuchas isfeen and heard in Pulpits fometimes, ) 
0/ Spirits 5 at which Ed. Kelley if offended j 

•^ bow excufed, Prophefies and threatnings of great 


XXV p. ^■^.Dr.Vce'ifeveralguejiions of world- 
ly toncernments , eluded hy Sermon- liks jiuff 
of Santtification, &c. and fon:e idle Appa- 
9 Anabaptiftical P/-e<^/flio/K ^.f great Commotions, 
SdC. and^ Clirijis Terreilia! kingdom, p. 46. 
^ Continuation of the journey. 
XXVi p. 47- Dr. Dee ( to his great grief and 
' amazement ) rebutted for his abode , and afti- 
onr, in unfaiiftified place.'. ^ Th'- confiant 
pxahice of his fpirits , when they could not per- 
form what they had promifed, to makj' him he- 
, lieve it was for his or fome of his companies of- 
fences, and provocations. 
: XXVII p. 45?» Glorioiif Promifes made to Dr. 
Dee. His prefent ejiate in England not very 
-'t &'>0'i- ^^'^ douhteth thii p-efent Apparition to 
be illufions of Devils ; and it muck troubled. 
XXVIII P- 5 1- Gods Greatneffe, Juflice ,Zlc. 
fet out i)i a prophetical-likf Jiile. His Spirit 
'XXIX p. 52. Some fpirits tell Dr. Dec, all for- 
mer apparitions were but illiifuns of evil fpirits, 
and he made a fool by tJ>em. ^ And all thit 
\ while he fuppofcth thefe to be the temptations of 
tl^eVevil,^ to make him the m re confident at 
tther times, when the Devil appeared unto him in 
a better^fl.'afe, and didmoii abufe him. 
XXX p. 54. -^ eontinuation »f the fame TrojeU. 

Examples of dangerouf iliufions. 

XXXI p. 55. A continuation here alfo. Chunfel 
given to Do&or Dee to burn his blafphemou?, 
( which he accounted mod holy ) Books. ^ A 
continuation of the journey. 

XXXII p. 56 The fame Project here alfo. 'The 
conclufion of this ( perfonated ) tempt at ion, by the 
apparition of better ( asiifuppofed ) fpirits. 

XXXIII p. 57. Sermon-'tke ^uffof hurd\\\ty,'pcv- 
feverance, &:. Cabaliftical diclrine of emana- 
tions. &c. Aib. Lasky excepted againjl^ and 
fome pramifes revo!{ed„ 

XXXIV p. 59. Some'places of the ApoczlypSf 
and of Efdras applyed to thefe Aftions. 

XXXV p. 60, Efdras agam. Strange Predi- 
dions Qbut Anabapciftical, and falfe ') of the 
dcjlrntiion of Kings and Kingdoms , within few 
yean after. The New Book, to be injiead of 

the Bible. ( See before , the contents of the 
Sixth Aftion. ) ^ A continnati.n of their 
XXX Vi p. 62. Apparitions : good ( fo efleerntd ) 
and evil fpirits contcii. Ed. Kelley rebuked for 
his Magick. New Lights of doHrhte promifed. 
The holy Language, (wor Hebrew,") and the 
venue of it. Gabale of nature. Chrifi^sTct- 
reftial Kingdom : as before. 

XXXVII p. (55. Chrtii to be revealed. Do&or 
Dee's wife and maid threatned by Apparitions. 
His affairs in England. Sir Henry Sidney 
falfly reported dead, by fpirits. Alb. Lasky 
confpired again'f. Cracovia promifed to DoSer 

■, Dee a place of re;} : (^and againp. 70.) 

XXXVIII p. 59 DoSor Dee's quejHons, mt an- 
fwered. '" "• 

XXXIX ibid. The queftions again. Mydical, and 
CzhaXifkic'iXelufions. Some things obfcurely an- 

XL p. 71. Alb. Lasky in part rejeded, as unwor- 
thy : yet, to be King of Moldavia, ^ Their 
coming to Cracovia. 

XLI p. 73. IhefeVifcns and Anions magnified, 
as incomparable mercies and favours. The Tri- 
nity acknowledged. Cabaliftical myileries. 

XLII p. 76. Great myjieries promifed. 49 Tables. 
49 Calls, dr. Their virtue. 

XLIII p. jj. An illufwn. A further progreffe in 
the Cabale o/Tables and Calls : with fljew ( in 
the fpirits) ofnuirvelltm reverence. 

XLIV C p. 78. ) The firji Table. Myfiical num- 
bers and letters, &c. > '-. 

XLV p. 80. Ed. Kelley, a Magician, andfhr 
it, reproved. Further proceeding in the pro- 
mifed Cabale. Great cppoftien of -witkfd 
fpirits ( injhew ) whtleji this wonderful Gibale 
is delivered. 

XLVi p. 82. A Prayer, Qin words zealous) nfed 
by the fpirits, prefer ibed to Doctor Dee, &c, Pro- 
eeedings in the Cabale. More oppofition (in (hew) 
of wicked fpirits- Bodily reverences, and pray- 
ers, often rfed. The firft C all ended. The ufe 
and vertue of it. 

XV II p. £8. More oppofition ( lufhew) of wicked 

XL VIII p. 89 The Sabbath (»r Sunday^to he kept 


-The Table. 

XLIX ib. More ofpfition : yet the vork^ pro- 

L p. 91. Nothing appeareth. Ed. Kellcf (upon 
' ?fioi grounds ) very confident-, that they were De- 
vils all, that had appeared hitherto : and their 
pretended myiieries, very fopperies. Sec. 
LI ib. Kelleyj of that mindjii//, and refolved to 
brain Doaor Dee. Do&or Dee's great confi- 
dence ( but upon little erounds : whereof fee tn 
the Preface ; ) of the contrary. 

Lll ib. KcWey refr('ved. The mjderieofNum- 
bcrs. The Creation : Fall of Adam. TL' 
language he fpak^e , &c. ^ Ed. Kelley re- 

LIIl p. 93. Somewhat heard by VoBor Dee al- 
foy to his wondering. Sermon-likj fluff of Pre- 
delii»atioM.,EleCfioniScc. delivered by fpirits. Ike 
Keyes .• Iheir ufe and vertue. Move not, 8cc. 
C often repeated ) explained . The work^ 
goes on. 

LIV p. 199. the wor}^ goes on, but not without (^as 
. is conceived^ oppofition. 

-IN p. 102. Myiiical Apparitians : explained and 
applyed to Dodor Dee, &c. the holy Book 
to he written by God hiwfelf according to fro- 

-- wife. 

LVI p. 104. A prayer : thework.goeson. 

LVII p. III. Myjiical Apparitions explained. 
New injiruaions for future A^ons. the Dayes, 
the dreflc of the place. 

LVJII p. ii5- A paralle again'} Ed, Kelley, 
vho contejieth w-th the fpirits about the lawful- 
ttejfe of hii Magick ; yeildeth nevertheleffe to 
bury in the ground hit Magical Books, and Cha- 
rafters ; which is accepted, fo one of 27 be burned. 
An Apparition pew ing (^ as it proved') the pre- 
fent ejiate of A. L. 

LIX p. 118. Ke\\ey''s obedience, the worl{,goes on. 
the former cere.nonies ufed. 

LIX .... Ed. Kelley at lali very, well fa" 
tisfied , that all is fiom God : and very de- 

\. fOHt. 

■'tX p. 138. Gods power- He not tyedto time, the 
Incarnation o/C^ri/r ackjtowledged. Warnings 
. to Al. L. and promifes. 

LXI f. 139. Calls, Aires : IFhat and how to be 
ufed. Diviiions, and Governments of Angels. 
Divilions of the Earth. Al. Lasky, hu cafe. 
Mapfantii, or Die nobis, under Gabriel. Jef s 
acknowledged. Good LtjhftSiijns, Humility , Sec. 
AgoodViiycty ill applyed. 
LXll p. 146. An illuder. Obedience, Faith, 
without which,Gods promifes not irrevocable. Ex- 
amples in Scripture, the Cabale of Calls, &c. 
. as before. 

LXlIi p. 153. ^A.KcWty doubtful again, the 
parts of the Earth : revealed unto Ptolemy, hy 
an Angel. Some Characters and Prophefies of 
divers places of the Jf^orld. ( Soniemiftakcn, 
I believe, ) Conftantinople. the Turk, the 
Arke of Noe. the place of Paradife, Eli, 
Enoch, John .• where referved. A contradi- 
. ,^5 ion observed by DoUdr Dee, not anfwered by the 

'fpirits. Rome. 
^ the fpirits^ ( upan good gniafds ) fufpe^fd^ and 

anfwered by Ed. Kelley, /or illiMrs, and cozen- 
ers : who is oppofed by t))Cior Dee, with mmh 
confidence^ and fame appearance of reafon. Some 
Mifiakjs in the Writing, jroni whatciufe. 
LXIV p. 159. Ed. Kelley very bold ( «W per- 
' verfe, as cenfured hy Doctor Dee, ) ^ith the fpi- 
rits : (yet not without good ground of rea- 
fon ; all well confidercd. ) Ike Book ; the 
leaves, dimenfions, and other particdars of it : 
Not to be written, but by Angels.' Al. Laskjr yet 
in favour. 
LXV p. 160. God all in all. the "Devil in perpe- 
tual oppofition. How dangeroui ^ truly fpoker\, 
though by the DevH, ) to deal with hi-n. Infi- 
delity piinifhed. Anahaptiftical Prophefies and 
Promifes. Al. Lziky fi.fpecied. 
LXVJ p. 162. Ed. K. reproved, and exhorted to 
repent ; earneflly,yea with tears, infi:ew. Devils 
and their bvfmeffe, both with good and bad. Some 
Cabaliftical fluff, pronrifcd. 
^ p. 164. Ed. Kelley 's Coufelfion of heretical, 
y damnable opinions by him held and believed. Hu 
repentance, abjuraiian of M igical arts andpra- 
Bices ; converfion unto God ; believed by DoCtcr 
Dee ( upon great probabilities ) to t-e he.zrty and 
fincere. His th^nk,s to God for it. 
^ 165. More of Kelley's converfion. No Appa- 

rition,and why : divers conjeSinres of Dr. Dee. 
LXXVII p. 166. Apparitions to conifort and con- 
firm Al. Lasky. 
LXVIII Vifions ^m^;? Apparitions to Ed. Kelley, 
firji alone : then jn the pre fence of Djcior Dee .* 
the vifitation : tlie tiiercies,ofGod : Great prO' 
mifes. Expofiti.n ( iy fpirits ) of the Vilion. 
^ Ed. KeWey tempted, and doubtful agitin. 
LXlX p. 171. A Vifo't to Ed. Kelley, ani Al, 
Lasky : w/r.i);^^)*^;//^^ c«f fl/f/.?^ Pfalms. , 

LXX p. 171. Fz/rw/i/T.-o/ fif Tabic: crcffes,Scc. 
the Tableof ftf Harth : Governour, Angels, ice. 
the Bock, (the title of it, Lee thofe, &c.') and 
dodnne of Enoch, reve^'ed wtto him by fpeciall 
favour: counterfeited by D. and Magicians : 
their Charaft;.'rs. MjlHral Tables, Figures, 
Words, &c. Liica (pirltus Saiifti (a horrible 
profanation 5 but fuch are moft C-ibaliflicaliay- 
fterics) myiiial croJfes^Scc.Sohiiion'^k.nowledge, 
(if you Will teiieve them) how far it extended. 
^ LXXl p. 178. the Csb3\e goes on. the wonder- 
full extent of it. Difeafis how to he cured, or 
procured by it. Money coined, and uncoined, 
given by whom. 
^LXXlIp. iSi.LXXIIIp. 183. Tfaefecretsof 
States, (fo tri:hrmi::s too: we have his tables : 
but never was any nnn the wifer; whereof more 
in the Preface : ) Medicine : Chrift his earthly 
Kingdom. All things in tkefe Tables. .\vsfi/ddeft- 
ly gone : Madimi appeareth : Do&or Dee wanteth 
money, but can get none. A gingling Q but falfe ) 
Prophefie, concerning the Emperoiir to fucceed 
Rodolph. ( See alfo p. 243- ) 
% Ed. KeWey, his rage andrcvHing,much difiikedby 
Dr. Dee; repented of by Kelley himfelf : taken 
notice of (hit repentance) by the fpirits. An ex- 
tfaordinary (Jo apprehended by D. Dee ) florm of 
thunder and Rain. 

[* 2] ^LXXIV 

The Table, 

^ I.XXIV ibid. Mire CabalilHcal hijiruaims 
(^fomewhat lil\e Magick , as KcWey thopgbt ; ) 
concerning the priiCiice of it. Dreiidftd Tro- 
fhefies, of fudJen aher-itions in tbi- PVorld. h\. 
Lasky," in favour.' The Book to le prepared, 
&.C. Ed^ Kelley a pirfecl Magician, b) hit own 
^ LXXV p, 185. Fat/c/ice ani Uumility^ com- 
irieaded. A pretty f.smlitude ( if true : whereof 
fee in the Preface;) of fhe Adders den It nf^ 
with heryomiz- InfiJe'iit/jfow ,^ a fin. Jet 
Ed. KcWcy jrill tncredulon,;, for all thify andviry 
^ LXXVI 186. CKrift, h'n coming in Triimph, 
3i.c. 'i be Bool{_ of hwocaoon. S-'ta^:s (^preten- 
ded ) oppofiifiH. Some Pro^hefies, Prom/fes, and 
LXX^/lI p. 187. Some (jueflioits, I'clonpyig to the 
Czhzlc, partly eli^dedipiirtlj anfn-ered. Invo- 
cacions of good Angels. Sec Prayers ««t alltwcJ, 
and why. Evil fpirits, how to be dei:lr with. 7he 
Boo}{_ of Invocations ; and now. Set Prayers al- 
' lowed of. 

LXXVIII p. iSj?. Sermon-like fluff, of the ufe 
of nfiiCti"}!, &c. Sjwe pronufi'S to Vcdor Dee 
and Ed. KtUey. A Progreffe in the Ca.ale 
of Calls. 
LXXlX p. 195. Volior Dee and hit fe'lovp re- 
. proved. Voiior Dee, with gxeat humility, doib 
anfwer for hinifelf. Enoch : the Book, deli- 
vered unto hi »i ( the fa we in fiibliance, as this, 
they fry : ) />/ Cod. Hit Prayer , Humility 
&c. . 
LXXX LXXXI p. 197. Jhefpirits appoint their 
tiy}ie, and appear. Ihe precife time of Chiifts 
comiiis; ; and other Prophefies, not revealed unto 
■men, {or three reafons. 
LXXXli LXXXIII p« 198. 199- the fpirits. 
Sec. oi before. Jhe nineteen Calls, and their 
LXXXIV p. 200. More Calls and viyferies ; 
bvt not without ( pretended, ) oppofition of wickj- 
edfpJrits. Adam's //?//, Jhe Cur(e upon it, and 
the 'ffect of it. 
LXXXV p. 20(5. M(j>f Calls and Aires, y^n 
apparent ccntradifr'in olferved by Do£ior Dee; 
hut cunniy/gl)/ evaded by the fpirits. Voaor 
Dee, hii Hynine, and fpiritual ( but not froyn 
God , hecaufe not well gr-iind-d : ) rejoycing, 
f and thanksgiving. His fon Roland in gre^tt 

LXXXVl p. 210. VoPor Dee's centefl with his 
fpiri's : he offe^ ts hii ovrn tnnocenn, and ( to tt.-e 
.. Mtmoji of bii pcwer ) obedience : but it buffiedby 

the ffirits. Al I., reje&ed. 
LXXXV U p. 211. Tefame cotitcA profecuted 

hcrea.lfo: with fonte threatni:izs. 
^ Iheir coming to Prague. <^ Sonte Chimical 
gibb]i(h C fit jiuffte anmfe i:nfettled braines : ) 
fcvnd in the hovfe, concerning the Piiiloiophers 
Stone: Kead there, ( and. 
nupta m, &c. 
^ p. 215. Some conjeciures , 
, of Doiior Dee's, upijH fome 

i\ rubeo m. lit 

and weditaticus 
places of Scr>l~ 

LXXXVIII 7be VI Viol; in the} A^<?f^9r 
lypfe •, M under jiood by Vocior Dce..v rd 
very good blefling, pronounced by an evill fpi- 
rit. Divers Woes denounced. Somewh(Lt ef 
Voaor Dee's JFitfe : Al- Lasky. Dodor Dee, 
fent to Rodolplius Eniperour, with a «'effa^g^as.., 
from G^id. >H^ai ' 

LXXXlX p. 217. The Angelical Book. New or- 
ders about it. Al. Lz^Vy-itl.ough rejected, yet to 
be great for a while, Inlpiration prowifed t» Dr. 
De , about a Letter to the Emperonr. 
^ A Copy of the faid Lett, v ( by iiifpira- 
tioii probably enough offpirits, <tf tf man may 
£butffe by the fluff, ) to the Emperour, Secrecy 
XC p. 219. Sermon-like fluff. Ike power of 
God. Stvfral Woes. The Trimcy,&c. Vr. 
Dee not beinr willing to be put off' Unger, tl^e 
fftri's, ( againii their wills ) makf fome pro- 
greffe in the Cabalc. Doiior Dee , in the exe- 
cution of Gods Will , to proceed with fury, 
XCI p. 2 22. Doaor Dee, Jhi/rply reproved ( by 
examples cut of the Sciiptnres, &c. ") for chufing 
( when it was put to hi* choice') rather prefent petf- 
fo'-mance, than longer delay. ,^. 

XCII p. 223, 2he fame matter here alfe. 
Ihe yeares of I'odor Dee's ///e, 73. and t 
half ; ( which perchance might come very 
near to the truth, if we Could certainly knovr 
when he died ; ) determined. Ed. Kelley to 
die v'lilently : (and fo he did: for endea- 
vouring an efcape outofprifon, he brake a leg, 
and died of ic 5 as generally reported .• ^Doctor 
Dee doth repent and revoke his choice ; in 
very good language, had it bten upon a good 
^ Doe,or Dee's Letter td the King of Spain 
hif Agent ( or Amballadour ) with the Empe- 
rour, about his Letter ; and weans of accejfe, 
to the Emperour. 
XCllJ Several cjueftiens prtpofed by DoCtor Dcci^ 
The fpirits jhrtwdly put to it about a lye which 
they hud told ■■, and yet by the help of Caba- 
\\?f\C3\qnerks lif"^ diiunaions, ( but tfpeci^llyy 
o/Anabaptiliical infatuations in DoUor Dee,) 
they come off with credit. In what fenfc Dallor 
Dee might truly fay. That himfelf had feen, 
whatfvever Ed KcWsy had fen. ^ Did or Dee 
hii Letter, and Prefent, graciovfly received by.the 
Emperour. _■! p 

XC'IV p. 228. Apparitions , y.ot in ''ihjf^ 
Stone. The priv/ledge of apparition in\the 
Stone. The Myjierie of the Trinity, R.«a-> 
fon an enemy to God, ( to Delvfion indeed, 
and wildneife : found, and fober R.eafon ; ) 
Of the fpirits would have it. Ihe Empe- 
rour thre^atned. The names ef the fpirits now 
appearing, and bow to be found in the Cabali/li- 
cal Tables. . , ' . , ,.; 

G Some drunken pranks of Kelley's, And why here 
recorded. <[ ^ /fttfr o/t^fSpanifliEnibafladoiir 
hi^ becrecary to DoUor Dee, whereby be doxh 
fignifi ' the Lniperours defire and appo/ntmeth, 
to have htm cotne to him. Oftavius Spinola, 


'. 5»'The Table. 

-ehstwherUhiy Sec. brings him to hUn- An accofmt 
UivbatwaifaidoHhoth fides. Vodor Dee's Mo- 
rtal r of which, fee more in the Preface : ) hu 
^KcveUtions a>id Vifions : His Angehcal Stone, 

€ XCV P 2"!; Kelly's forwer mifcarriage 
^ taken notice of: the caufe of it : It is for- 
given. VoVxor Dee, 6-c. their Ofjxce wagnt- 
hd Kingdom: of the Earth to oe deliroyed. 
]^xinx(^\ctii relhred. ChnU to R eigne. Other 
Prediaions,very ihange, ( but not tiue)^ai the 
certain year. Rodolph. Eniperour, to be e^al- 
ted Stephen King of Poland, to be dejtrojed. 
Enoch's Tables. Voaor Dee his Prayer, and 

Kelley's Vow. ^„ . c ■ i . 

€ Vodors Det's Letter to Oftaviiis Spmola, fo 

^ iecommunkated to the Emperour ; but not de- 
livered at that time, by reafon of t^e- Emperour 

his abfence. ,, r ■■ ■ ■ j 

m XCVI p* 235. Ga. Za. Vaa : [pints m\ited : 
that is, called upon by Do&or Dee .- their anfwer 
- interpreted by him. 

€ r^/forw^r Letter,/ with fome alterations J de- 
livered, and the Em^cronvs very frjactoui anjwer 
to it by thefaid S^'inoh. Do^ror Curtzms, /r 
Tion'or of the Laws, one of the Emperours Pnvy 
Conncil 5 accounted very teamed : appointed 
'hythel.m\>cxiom to deal with Vocior Dee, in hif 

# XCVII P 237. T>o&or Dee askfth counfell, 
^(of God', he thought: ) but firji encouHter- 

•^dke it :') and hn temptations. Ed. ft-elley 
very Penitent \hll, but defirous , (as unfit J to 
■ heoHtof his Office. The fpirits appear. Kc- 
>>conciliation ; twofold : ( mth God, with the 
Churdi, &c. Purgatory, Ihe body of Chrift, 
the cafe 0/ Rodolph. Emperoun tn cafe he 
obey, or- difobey. the fpint of Choice m 
Voa^r Dee, explained. Voaor Curtz allowed 

C V- 239- P«^<"' Curtz, and Doaor Dee, ( af- 

If^r fome Complements by Meffengers,} r>teet. 

'^^heir conference of fix hours. VoSior Dee s 

.^>>JiilatioH of himfelf , his Studies,^.;/ Suite 5 
t'r;and therein, though not appr hended by 
i;himfelf, his intoUeiable frefumptton , pride, 
..-ibtri, opinion of himfelf, &c. ) Revelations , 

-i^oo\%, and wonder full confidence 5 as of mojt, 
^ that are fo deluded. 

^ Ed.Kelley Ifrangely tempted. 

^ DoGor Dee's mUhuil of Vocior Curtz, upon 
what grounds, 

^ XCVm p. 240, Lying; and froward li- 

• , tlence ; not ordinarily expounded. Reconcilia- 
-■■• tion to the Church, the fin againji the Holy 

- Ghoft : what it is. Complaints , and trophe- 
'^fies againji the Emperour, and Doctor Curtz, 
becaiife of their infidelity, and difobedience. Do- 
ctor Dee in high favour : England given to him, 
■Mind for ^his fake, not destroyed : let the 
uCrown there, to be transferred, &c. Doaor 
.^£)eewarranted, atidcoinmanded to write to the 
^^Emperour, that he could makj the Philofophers 
^St&Bc: though, yet, be could not, but ispromifed 

ft^i "arid the %\ft of healing.- ( which dtvct'Eh- 
thufialts have boafted of; and if they'have 
done any thing really, there is no qiicftion 
but they have done it by the help offpirirs. 
How fafe therefore it is to gounto fuch, lee 
men conlrder. ) Ed. Kelley prayes for Doctor 
Curtz hisfudden death, but not heard. 
^ XCIX p. 243. the fame Commiffion,here again,' 
about the Philofophers Stone : and the Empe- 
rour, ^fr? alfo threatned : and another ( Erne- 
{kwi^ ajpgued to hit place. Reported here to be 
poffeffedby aVevil. ' 

* C p. 244 Dodor Dee, comforted and c'oti^ 
firmed by his fpirits , agabijl flanders, andevill 
reports : out of Scripture, &c. ^ Jke fpirits 
here,feem to allude to a paffage of the Sibyls 
Verfes, ( a counterfeit Book^ '■ ) as DoCior Dee 
doth obferve at laji, to agree with it. they tell' 
DoSir Dee he fl^all be w'th the Emperour in 
fpight of the Devil ; ( fo they can play \ipon 
themfelves, when they lift, ro fool men; ) but 
did not fay true, and in that fifewed themfelves 
very Devils; and that Vodor Dee might have 
underjiood, had not his underiiandmg beenfo 'blin~ 
ded and captivated by them. 

^ DoVior Dee invited to Dinner, by the Spaaifh 
Embafladoiir ; who, among other things^ pro- 
feffeth himfelf to be defcended of Raymundus 
LuUius : that this Raym. L. ( if we may be- 
lieve him ^ by a retired folitude, without Rookj : 
(the way commended by the late Method al- 
fo ; but indeed the moft ready way to put 
men out of their wits- ) of an ignorant illi- 
terate man, became very, learned : and that he 
f>.z^ t/Eie philofophers Stone : whereupon he doth 
conclude and build, that which Dehor Dee re- 
lated of himfelf, his vifions, and revelations, &c. 
might be as pojjible, and true, the EmperouriT 
by him commended. 

^ p. 246. the fecond Letter, written by Do^or 
Dee to the Emperour. His confidence as great 
as ever; and particularly concerning t/^e Phi- 
lofophers Stone, which he doth herepromifeto 

■ the Emperour, ( being fo perfwaded by his fpi- 
rits, though as yet, as ignorant of it, as ever. ) 

* Do&or Dee at Dinner again with the Spanifh 

^ Ed. Kelley troublefdme : DoSor Dee's confi- 
dence in God, andgreat penury. 

C p. 247, Dr. Dee vifited by Dr. Cmtz,at his cwh 
houfe.His CO wplaints: Dr.Curtz account of tb& Em- 
perour (his Majier') prefent apprehenfions of this< 
bufinefs: Some Mathematical Books writtenbyDr. 
Dee,and Comniandinus (^a very famous man)U.c, 

€ p. 248. ' Another Letter 'of DoSlor Dee's to the 
Spanilh Embaffadour. His wonder full ronfi-'t 
dence, declining ( wifely : his fpirits had fo in- 
ftrufted iiira, ) the teji of humane reafon. (ro'-i" 
iUis, for mcntifi to be cotreded, here.') ^ Att 
account, ( in' a Poftfcript ) of his laji conference 
with Dr. Cwvtz. 

^ CI p. 249. After a [welling Preface j{ fit- 
ted for the Scene , and Auditours) a l.ngi 
difcourfe ( upon occafion of Dodor Dee bts 

- Wife\ fickjtelfe : ) of true Phyiick , and 
[^* 3") the 


delThfi.; Table. 

' {he cUiifes of difeafes : much f<i vowing (^whereof 
-V mote inttfe Preface;) of Paracelfus his jlyle, 
and fPirits. ^Kare Jittffy ntoji part o/^» for a 
■Quack. • ' , . , ' 

^ ClI p. 252. cm p. 253. 7he fame matter pro- 
»" Jeciite^, and particularly applyed to Jane Dee, 
i*"-. ( the wife of- Dr. Dee, ) her jrefent cafe : ' Her 
«^" Difeafe: aKdxheKemtAy. ^ 

'.'<r CIV p. 253. Do T: or Dee reproved^ ^s not 
fenfrile enough of fohat God had done for him : 
"<•' which is fcmpoufly fet »nt by the Spirits. Mo- 
V 'Key not to be expeded from thefe fpirits ^ who 
■i^<-\ffievertheleffe promifed them (after a while) great 
'^'''^ 'plenty of all things : poffer xo make, and marre, 
■''''■' fchtm they pleafe, &c. Ed. Kellcy reproved for 
co»trivins. how to jieal away : Al- JLaskj^ ';fo fre- 
*^'^vail againji hit enemies. 
^ Jnother meeting f Dodcor Cnrtz, atrdlDcStot 
Dee's. The Emperours Anfwer , (byDofXot 
Curtz ) to fame faff ages of Doftor Dee's mef- 
fagey delivered unto him, as from God. Doftor 
Det doth interpret hintfelf. Accepts of the Em- 
ferours profer, to do him good, &c. ^ Dr. 
^'VCwrtZrfw^ DoCtor DtCy together again : but 
''" 'Wo accojmt ofhU two Letters to the Eniperourjff 
^' given. Mathematical iKventiom y of DoBor 
"«'' Curtz, e^r. ^ A draught for a. Pafle, to be 
" '• bhtainedofthe Emperoiir for BcHor Dec, &c. 
VoUor Dee takes notice of the refpe&s of two 
(f' i,c,^pani(h Enjbaffadours, and another great Man, 
Vi^ dvne to him pablickjy. ^ The account of fonie 
-\s^ two woneths, front ^ Oftob. 1584. toDeGemb.20. 
V nreifanting. • 

"?/€ p. ^')^.JheJrfecond arrival to Prage. VoUor 

Dee's Letter to the Spanifli Embafradour ; Hit 

v^c■~ rtonderful progreffe^ as he thought ) in high wy- 

,r>''"(fteries and revelatioks^ &c. ' ■^'<-^''- 

zz%.Hishoufe there. ^ p. 354.P«'c7or Dtth Letter 

tc De^or Curtz ; ( one of the Eraperours privy 

Council, &c. as before,') Complaint of afperfions, 

V^, ( 3t minis : net nimis, as printed: ) Tro- 

.„ .feffton of good intent ions towards the Empe- 

.^'6v p. 35'>. C li ^61. ) Long parabolical, 

,j, tenigmatical Apparitions i ( which DoUor Dec 

' ■ did not likp very well, «or underfrand', as ap- 

pearetbby p. ■^61.') and fome wild Doctrines, of 

the fear of the Lord; innocency, fanftifica- 

tiou in Chrift, &c. cabalilHcally fet out. the 

Philofophcrs Stone, ^row/piii to the Emperour by 

VoUor Dee. 

•'^i^ CVI p. 361. Gods myfteries not tohe difpenced 

''"'°^' hut by degrees, &c. The Philofophers Stone, a 

j^ gfeatmyjiery. 

'Mif CVII p. 362. A Trogreffe in the Corbale. 
V* • OppofttioH as before. The LefTon (fee p. 387. ) 

but of the Book oFEnoch. 

., *vv ...^j.^, ..^ 'J -^ — ---0 ^V- - :» 

' ^ and fome kjnd of expofition of it : but as Ed. 
**" ,'Kelley, rightly judged, ignotiim per ignotius. 
V'' Jih'eyence Hquired. . Beilor Dec ^».«i fr^^und. 
'An iiiufton, {fo pretended.). \ '''J','- li- ijr 
^^.eXtH j?^;3^7. Poaor I^e^^^.,5^^^«- 

gainft, as unworthy, becaufe of their finst and 

unthankjulneffe, for fo many mercies. Anothtrt 

f^whomfoeverDohor Dee would chufe) ufoncer- 

iaiyt cautions and conditions, to be fubflituted in 

Ed. Kelley's /'/<zt"e. Dodor Dee's forrow, and 

humble requeil about the Philofophers Stone. 

H^ deftre to be tnflruHed ( by hit fpirits ) aimt 

the Sacrament of the Lords Supper. The jSy- 

ftery of it cabaliftically unfolded. The Trinity, 

Adam's fall, Chrifs Incarnation. The D»- 

^nweo/Tranfubftantiation; Of receiving Mt\- 

deronc kind ; Of adoration of the Eucharift : 

But receiving of it, not allowed. 

• CXlV p. 373. Ihe former BfilJrine highly mag' 

- nified : as alfo the LefTon , in Chjmical gxh^ 

brilh, 0/ multiplication, dlgnification, &c. 
C CX V ibid , More of their vnworthineffe , 
( through fin) and inc apacity, for fuch high things. 
Vocior Dee pray eth. Al. Lasky rejeSed. DetSor 
Dee much troubled. *^ ' . 

^ CXVI p. 375. Vo&orDee very earnefiforthe 
fecret of the Philofophers Stone, fo often pro- 
vtifed : but eluded with Sermon-like fluff of re- 
proof : of patience,affliSions ; worr^ partaking 5 
Confcflion, &c. 
^ CXVll p. 378. Do^or Dee bimfelf henrctK 
and feeleth. More reproofes. T>e3or Det to 
prevail againft bif enemies : but commanded 
fpeedily to go for Prague, to prevent imprifon- 
ment, &c. 
^ CXVIII p. 379. Here ttgain^ ba^emdto he 
• gone. A\.h. hit cafe. 1 K^vfe^oX 

^ CXIX ibid. They begin their jeurnty^SuPbJfkH 
Apparition intheway, after fome goodly premi'- 
fes made to HoQor Dee, for hit obedience .' uni 
TrediHions ( all falfe ) of judgements upon the 
Emperour, and exaltation ef Stephen King of 
Poland, &c. they are commanded to return back, 
again, and to return to Prague. ^ fFhich doney 
T)o£ior Dec's Child it chrilhned,fomeofthechief- 
eii in the Emperours Court being GodfatherSj««<i 
^ CXX p. 382. The Prophets of old times fum- 
tnoned : why viiited, &c. The eternal generation 
of Chrift, the Son of God, Platonically fet tut. 
Divine Neceflity, the caufe of all thingt r Ele- 
ction ; Perfeverance, &c, Earneii. exptjlula' 
ti'Hs, and exhortations. Chrilt again: The 
Church Militant, and TriumpboHt. T>oScr Dee 
andEd, Kelley much taken with this goodly jivffy 
and confirmed in their Errour.yj!^$J .l//\o 
^ p. 3S7. The pretious LefTon, before fpvi^ of, 
of revealing the fecret of the Philofophers 
Stone. .jT., rfvi;((fTiiiic _■ ' h iWv* ^ 

f CXXl p. 388. T** Leffbn, mA.foWf.ohfcye 
words of it, exprtffed in Englijh. Ed.-.K-dley, 
,, . defroM to be rid of hi) office. . \ M x-'iV^ '• 
f^ CXXII p. 389. Jane Dee ( 2>«5?of fiee's 
wif^ ) bet earneji and humble Petition, <t»> 60^, 
, ^ ( fo the pool- woman thought ) and his Angelsy 
\.: for rehtf in her great neceffity, xThs Petition 
,, anfwer ed , firji with reproof i hut covtmenda- 
.: Skn, and pro mifes, afterwards. ■ The. fpirhson- 
feffeth, he had no power to proeVte, them .mi)key : 
'^^^^^hut.J^IJ:ead ^ef it 5 pretends to. give tbem^.^od 



^'^^c&unfe!, to get out o'^ Prage fpeeJily, &C. 
t^' yi' fiecord of a hot conpiH between VoHorDcey 
-^'ind Ed, Keiley, abont fame Magical papers : 
«• ^»» which cenfiilt Dodor t,tee thought birttfe/f in 
i>«' danger of hit life, and was fame to cry out for 

•|fpXXlII p. 391. An JpparitijH fitted for the 
■Q^cafm!. lb: fault of td. Kellsy*s rc/r^flon- 
K[n(ffc^ laid upon thi tmlice and envy of t^i? Devil, 
*'"' and fame places of Efdras , applied to that 
'^'.'ttrrpofe > Ed. Kelley rebukjd ; but cornfor- 
' ted and co'tfinned with a. promfe of no evil 
Cpirit to befijfered to trouble him henceforth : and 
■^^'^jytany good exhortations : vFith a Parable <z//() to 
^ -'that pwpofe. If Some guejiions propofed by 
T>oUor Dee, who' is referred to the Book of 

, f .pXXlV p. 395. lienor Dec, &c. jharply 

reproved for not fnlfiVing the command of a. 

fpeedydj^arture^withm^re expedition. He ac- 

^^.y^^owledgeth C convicted by fame pUuftble conff 

. derations, ) hit faulty and prayeth fervent- 

<f CXXV p. 396. T'heStont Ihnt up for twenty 
Jind-*yes. 7 heir journey ^ /row PraJ^c, to Craco- 
v\ j-Tia .• ) and in thevay^ ftrange ychirlewrnds. Some 
r--k:iirife about their houfe. Al. Laskjr, i,y whom 
w'jVoGor Dee ii brought to the King : ( fufHnem, 
for fiftereni, to he corre&ed. Sec. ) delvers hit 
CommijJioMy &c. He receives the Communion .- 
fo doth Ed. Kelley. 
ii^rf^f CXXVI p. 398. The Kings prefence required 
-vT'tB? fpirits, at thefe Apparitions. 
isJJ CXXVlI ibid. Si<perji,tiom frajers (by ap- 
-sit fointment of fpirits ) to the. Angels, Govemours 
^Q yofKingdoms and Nations^ Stephen ( King of 
^iTi'iPoland ) greatly in favour ( wth G.d ) and to 
:i»Me-tbe MinHier of great thi'igs. 
^iCorDee doth apprehend^ ( which Ke'Iey doth of- 
\,\^: tenftofcffe to have found inhimfelf) that the fpi^ 

rits kjiew hit thoughts. 
-lip, Ed; Kelley, very unquiet, and hlafphemo'it : Tet 
m'V^onfirmed again, by fame ^-apparitions ; to Dodor 
,«>jD,Se's great comfort, vho iHll ( very devoutly 
^3l3and innocently, had not he brought this grie- 
-s»VnVoi!sdelufion upon himfelf, by tempting God 
. "^' fo grievoufly' : ) istfc ful'init untu, and comfort 

'\hmfelf in Gtd. 

/jf'lQXXVni p. 400. Apparitions in the pre fence 

of A\. Lasky. Fromifts to VoCror Dec, an I to 

Xi«g Stephen. Al, Lasky upon con-liti ns to be 

i- received tnto favour again. ^ D(3dT;r Dee re- 

'^eives the Communicn again. 

y^ CXXIX p. 401. Apparitions at the Cttrt of 

, (; ; the King of Poland,i« the prefence of Al. Lasky, 

(^ one of the Princes Palatine of th Country )• who 

2*% 'it offered by the fpirits, fudden delirudion of the 

^'^tHg, ( if hedeftreit, ) or to fee km liruck^with 

fly.fieprofie ; or otherwife corr tiled, if fo rather. 

no;Afc Lasky bit pious and religious anfwer, and 

'■ii^ehoice : for which he if commended. 7ke fpirits 

•Ynwill not endure, though re quejled, to deal With the 

. vKing, in the Hungarian Tofigt^e. They promife to 

.>5^f«4te him in Latine. A good bleftngy and 

formatl abfolntion , pronounced by evill fpi- 

^ CXXX p. 402. f Dodor Dee, &c. bre'ght 
to Sicp len, ( King e/ Poland, ) who upon fonte 
conditions^ it willing to be prefent : yet wal{es an 
obje^iinn out of Scripcure, as not fully fatisfied 
thut thefe apjiaririons, &c. were from God. To 
whi'h Dod 'r Dee makes an accurat anfwer : (by 
whicii it doch appear, that'cither he had flu- 
died the ca!e ^ery well, or was helped as o- 
ther reilltnthuliafts, by his fpirits :) bat very 
full of fa'lti in the Lo[>y, and jo printed. More 
here, I think^^ then tn all the Latine of the 
Bo'>k befides. We tuk^ notice of it in the 
r rraca. 

^ Before the Aftion, a fervent Prayer of Doittr 
Dee*s, of /&« catling, revelations, Al, Laskic, 
King Stephen, &c, 

In the Aftion, or Apparition, King Stephen, 
' jharply reprajied for hit yns. B'it upon condition 
of repentance, and fubmifji in to God (i» thitwjy') 
the Kine,sefthe earth ( inroxticati calice Mc- 
recricis : a phrafe ■ ften ufed in this B-ok^: thit 
if drunk with the cup of the Whore,) are to do 
homage unto him \ and he, (right Anabapti(rne,) 
to work^ firange execution, &c. Very Ufty lan- 
guage , here ufed : Fige pedem in Aquil . 

^ XXXI p. 406. SadcompJtainty(_asiromGod) 
of incredulity : The Incarnation of Cbri'.i, avd 
thereby priviledge o/Chriftians above the Ifraci- 
its. Tears. T)o^orDee,fent with ait erra-^ I to 
King Stephen : and a. direVt promife, and fiofer 
of the Philofophers '■tone. 

^ Docior Dee delivers his errand in Latin : ( but 
here our records, I know not by ^vhac chance, 
are very defeftive. King Stephen, it feeras 
did not prove fo credulous , as was cjc 
pefted. ) 

^ CXXXII p. 408 The fpirits are angrj ^ and 
command all to he (hut up, for afeafon, itll fur- 
ther order. ( the account of fome moncrhs is 
wanting. J 

^ C XXXIII p. 409. The power of God. The 
Jewes, (tW Jerufalem tflif reiored. Andnow^ 
one Fi ancis Puccius ( a Florentine, a zeaUut 
and learned Tapiii, ) being entertained, and o-d- 
witted IB thefe ftCTtt.% : with great hopes of fome 
good to be done by this feilowdup : Rome a T) be- 
ing defigned henceforth for the Scene: ( ^"f p. 
417.) the fpirits apply themfelves, and fit 'heir 
fpeech to this end and occafien. The interpreta- 
tion of Scriptures The Fathers. The Church. 
Luther tf«/i Calvin, conder»ned. The P(>>e of 
Rome, cannot be (Jaj thefp'rits) the Anrittinft . 
and think^tbey prove it. Exhortations to rtturn 
to the Church : and a form of Prayer, or Thank}' 
giving, to that purpofe. In the conc'' fion, 'he 
fpirits apply themfelves to Puccius, perfonal'y : 
He it to rebuk^e the prefent Pop , (^h^re cdiled, 
i wicked Monfter, ) again,t whom^ if hewi'l not 
beperfwaded, terrible judgements are den-tuncei. 
<j" The fame hSC\on {beeaufe the fpirits here 
rathet chofe to fpieak^ErigliJhj than Latine : ffhere- 

The Table, 

»ffontewhat u [aid in the Prddce : inLatmehy 
DOor Dee. 
^' CXXXJV p. 417. "fhe fiirntne of Francis 

• Puccius his cowMifton, in hisji Language. Future 
i\ftions, in Rome. ^ But here foUoyfeth it 
hiatus of fome 6 vnneths : which bereaves us of 
vniny particulars. In the meaji time happened 
the ftiitence of baiiifhtiiait againji DoCf.r Dee, 
l>y the Tupes vndiation and authority 5 ( as his 
Niincio,4>. j^:^j^.^d-th acktiewledge ) andfo brakf 
the purpofe of going to Rome ; though much dri- 
ven on !yy Puccius, &c. as will appear. 

^ p. 418. Vaffor Dcei's record of a ftrange thing, 
( a very niiiaclej in his jungtment^ ) that hapned 
in hii presence, and fight j to wit, Bool{s that had 
been burned Ly him, (or in his fight ) reflored un- 
to him whoie and entire, by [pints ., ice. 

^ CXXXV p. 419 Frince Rofimberg {you 
may fee hit Titles p. 415. ) called, and admit- 
ted into the Society, to be partak^er of the My- 
fteiies ; and the Executioner of (^fofuppofed ) 
Gods pidgentents, &c. ^ Prince Rofimberg, 
upo^ relation of what had b-en revealed, con- 
cerning himf elf, accepts ef it thankfully : promi- 
fes amendment, and prajes for the Emperour, 

; (w%ofe Vice-Roy he Wtn in Eohemia, &c;,') that 
he may not be dejiroyed, but repent rather. 

^ p. 421. A Letter ef hit (with hii own hand') to 
T>odor Ded, to the fame pnrpofe. 

^ VoUor Dte\Jo'^rney to Leiplig. ^ His Letter 
/i.S'ir Francis Walfingliam, Secretary to §ueen 
-Elizabeth: wherein is obfervable his wonderfull 
confidence; andvain boafting, (^thovgh not with- 
out [ome gruunds : ) its a very Enthufiaft, and de- 
luded wan : thojtgh it cannot be denied,that fame 
EntlmfiMs, upon leffe grounds, ( when God hath 
been pleafed to give way ) have had far better 

•If "p.' 4I4. One)n\. Afcanius, his Letter to Do&or 
Dee, informing him of fame reports, and attempts 
agamji him iff Germany , as a Necromancer, 
&c. '■■ .' "' ■■■ 

^ p. 42;. A Letter of Vo&er Dee's to Prince 
Rofimberg, complaining of thofe reports,and at- 
tempts,by the Nuncio, &c. 

<J ^16. Another, to t^e Emperour, of the fame 

^ 7hefentence of Baniflinient againji Do&or Dee, 
&c. in the German "Tongue. 

^ p. 429* Prince Rofimberg /jif cjueflions and pe- 
titions , miractilonfly ( as w'<m conceived ) an- 
fwered. A white paper being fet jtpon the Altar, 
whileji Mafle ws [aid : the faid paper after 
Mafle, was found all written, tijtd as foon as copied 
cut, all the Letters of itvanifljed. A Copy of the 
[aid paper, or (miraculous J writting. 

* ibid. Some ohfervations of Vedor Dee's, upon 
'"" 'Francis Puccius (of whom before) his carriage ; 

yf hereby it did appear unto him,that the faid Puc- 
cius did not deal truely and fincerely : which 
treub!cdDocIorDee,who much defirtd to be rid 
ofhiifi. ' 

^ p, 430. A conflici of his, with the faid lH'uccius, 
about their going to Rome, &c. 

^ p. 451. A Paper delivered by Pncc'ms, to Do- \ 
c?or Dee, <«/r^w!t^f Nuncio; by which they areff. 
abfolvedfrom all crimes, (were they never fo great^P^ 
and hainom") fo they will gs to Rome. Pucciu|iC* 
his inconjianry about that Paper. ^ Docior Dee's* 
Letter to the faid Nuncio , upon that occafion : 
wherein, aj7iong other things, to tellhimofthefe 
Bookj that had been burned, and were (miracu- 
louflj) rejhred ; and of many more burned (pare 
of thefe Records certainly ) not yet rel}ored,but 
promifed and expeaed. 4{ The faid Letter af- 
ter fame contejl about it, committed to Puccius, to 

. be carried and delivered. ^ More of Puccius 
his not faithful dealing. Sfme Herefies alfo of 
his. Some other things, laid to hit charge by Do- 
Uor Dee, 

^ p. 454. ThePopesNnncmi, his anfwer toVo- 
dor Dee : grave, and courteous. ( At the begin- 
ning of it, aut, for auttm to be correcitH) 

^ p. 435. A Paper, (here infcnbed andfiiled, 
Oraculum Divinum ) in Kelly's abfence, writ- 
ten and delivered ( as Vodor Dee doth here re- 
cord : ) by fpiritual and divine means ; the 
drift whereof is, to confirm Prince Roiimber", - 
At whofe requeft, the fentence of banifiiment^ 

^ p. 43(S. A long and f/tbynifjtve Letter 0/ Fran- 
cis Puccius, to Doaor Dee, &c. where, among 
other things, he gives him a very punfffsal account 
ofwhathadpaffed, in dtfcovrfe, between the Popes 
Nuncias, and himfelf, concerning their caufe, 
apparitions, high attempts. Sec. (iveli worth the 
reading. J His encounter with a Jefuit, before 
the faid Nuncio. Jf'hat account Prince R.olim- 
berg , and fome other great men, inade of 

^ p. 444- Kelley, to Do^or Dee ; Do^or Dce,n 
to his Wife ; but nothing confiderable in ei- ' 
ther. " 

^ CXXXVI p. 444. f CXXXVII P..445. 
Apparitions in the Stone, ( after 6 monetls in- 
ter miffion') renewed, with exprefjions of great de^' 
TOtion, in Dorior Dee : but with many Woes and 
threatnings, by t^f fpirits : who neverthelcffe',^ 
Prince Rofimberg being prefent, promife fair ta 

him, and give him fome injirucfionsy how to ca^ry>} 
himfelf. - : ^ 

^ Francis Puccius very trouhlefome ; but at laji 
cjuieted with the reliitution ( VoSor Dee, at this 
time, abounded with money, 2000 Ducats in one 
hag : Prince Rofimberg had a good purfef) 
of 800, Florens .- which the ^aid Puccius 
had formerly contributed for the fcrvice. 

f CXXXVllI p. 448. Poeior Dee tnakei bold 
to fropofe fome quejiions ( tending to the fe^ 
cret of the Philofophers Stone ; asltdl^e it .* ) 
out of feafon ; but is rejeded, dnd doth humbly 
fnbmit. v.- 







*1WS \> . 

Part II. 

Action I.p. I. Sermon-like (luf : Vo&or Dee 
C having a zeal, but not according to 
tiiowledge ) mervailoiifly affiled with it. 
Prince Rofiniberg his expectation of money 
anf^rered) and eluded with great fvbtilrj^ by ex- 
ample out of Scriptvrty of Abraliam, David, 
Solomon, &c. Ih? precious Powder he had, how 
and when, to le tifed. Judgements to be exe- 
cuted upon feveral Great ones, ( fure enough 
if they had prevailed ) by Prime Roliniberg, as 
from God. Ed. Kelley, hit Wife banen : why. 
He very weary of hit office : reproved for it^ and 
another ( Arthur, Puc/or Dee's fon, ) to be fub- 
jiiTuted in hlf place : yea, and hit portion of the 
precious Powder to be tak^en from him., if he do 
not repent. 

Iltp. 4. ArthvT, firfi prefented, and prepared by 
Pra.yer,&c. enters upon his Office : Seeth divers 
things in the Scone ; Lions, Men, &c, but hear- 

ill#p. 5. kn\mv againi as before : Three Exer- 
cises in one day. 
IV^rp. . 7. Arthur again^ as before : in two Exer- 
.^^ifes more. 

V, p. 8. Ed. Kdhy;inhif Office again : fees and 
hears, M before. Uric], firji authour of Doifor 
Pec's <j«i Ed. Kelicy's coiijunftion, A New. 
Liw prom fei here again. Anabapt'ftical Vo- 
Urineof committing Adultcry,ror Godsfal{e,Scc, 
^ Offome words here, fee the 'Errata. 

VI, p. 9. Here the fpirits begtH to Jhew themfelves 
in their own lik^eneffc apparently , teaching do- 

.iTfriHes of Devils : a/id yet jiill ( as their injiru- 
vtents at this day in divers places ) in the name 
of God. Voit'jr Dee and Ed. Kelley, are ex- 
^horted, yea commanded, to have their ](Vivss in 
common. Ih,- cafe argued on both fdefjh'fly and 
eagerly. Other lirangeVedrineofI)evits,Qtotedy 
and reje&ed in f/x? Preface ^ 0/ murder condem- 
ned by the Laws of men, approved by God. Saint 
Paul inipiouffy flandered. Great promjfes , in 
cafe of obedience. 7he Powder. The Pope here 

accurfed : yetVo\-<ci-y elfewhen piflified. Kelley 
fcandaiized : Boiler Dee in great Agony, Some 
/ifcret^ 0/ diftillation revealed by fpirits. The 
Pov/dev again, and how K. K. came by it. Pre- 
dicfions of England, &c. (all falfe and foolifh) 
Ed. Kdky his fidelity fiifpeae-l. Cabaliftieal 
myjieries of Letters, and Numbers : not well un~ 
derfiood bj jDoaor Dee, &c. though much helped 
by his fpirits. Bat at iajf, he hath joy, ( in fpirit 
as be is perfwaded ) and refolvrs to obey, 
^ Dodur Dee, Ed. Kelley, and their two Wives, 
their fenfe, apprehenfions, and refoli'tions,concern- 
ing this new docliine of promifcuoits copulrtion en- 
joy ned: exprejfed in form of a CowcivJdit (^foby 
them called) wkh God : here firjt exhibited,and 
afterwards, p. 20. compleatcd,und fnifcribedby 
theP amies: ^ with a imjl wicked dzui^c, or 
conclufion, o|^ dreadful imprecations to all that 
Jhould hereafter cme to the k.n owl edge of it, or 
bring it tokjiowledge : whereas it is much to the 
glory of God, and true Religion, that fuch myjhries 
of Hell and darl^neffe, jhoidd come to light, to be 
abhtrred by all men : and that others way be 
warned by fiich fad examples, not to hunt after 
new doftrines, ««i pretended infprationsund 
^ p. 17, Ed. Kelley /j« Declaration f/i?>« <^//7ii^(?, 
from the beginning of thefe Aftions, i-i gtnerall: 
Ws opbofniontipon oQC^jipn.,; H;> diflike of this 
}tew dodrine ( in p articular' ) as contrary to the 
revealed Will sfGod : lioyc fatisfjed in fame nua- 
fure : and thereupon hi^ readimff? to «hi'y, ,^ut 
upon f he wemens profeffed. di^fli^e, and dei/i/irr^, 
refohcs to give over all further de^ili^g. 
Vn,p. \^. Apparitions. Tfje chief 'itone car' 
rjed away by fpirits in t'heir fight. More rxherr- 
tat ions and arguments, for compliance to thU ijcw 
doftrine. Offer of aUir'itcle, for farther con- 
Vill^ p. 21. Another Apparition ( upon .reqttejl 
made) to confirm them in their pnrpofe of obe- 

IXjjp. ^2. Xet another to the fanie purpofe. The 
Covenant torne'by Kelley, m'ade whole again by 
•fptritB. The great p,ower of &td: faith <r;7«i obe- 



The Table, 

d'lence, the yHtriH thing. Great frovrifes. Judge- 
■inenis prontWiced againfl Kelley his tearing the 
paper of Covcmnt, Againjf others.) (fowe al- 
readj exi'Ciited) f.r enticinz^hint away : Bjwh'ich 
It feems Kclley bein;:, terrified, refolves to tarry, 
and obey. ^ The Stone, jimngely takjK away, 

Y'^ ''-ritngfly reliored, in the p-ffence and fight of 


X The An c/ obedience ( good words, to coiin- 
■ -'tcnance greatell villanies, never wanted: as 

*' diiylyfccn : ) performed, ;V accepted by f}:ews 

" and fpecckes. Com-vendation of I'l'ifdom. Secre- 

^)^''-iy enjojued^ 

Xi CabaliiVical Doarirte,of the Creation tfman : 
The foul of nian^ not the fiibjed of fitnBiftcatio>i, 
&c. Great Frotnifes and Preditlious : ( e(jua!/y 
true ) entertained, ( with the VoUrine : ) with 

^ p. 28. Trince Rofimberg : ( the wan now in 
favour : but miferably abufed and deluded:") two 
Letters of his to Poflor Dee, 8cc. Several que- 
ftimisby him fropcfed, as expeSing great things ; 
and wholly to be governed by their fpirits. His 
confidence of a great Trcafure, in the Powder 
delivered unto him. 

^ p. 30. Several ^ejiions, aud Petitions of Po- 

cior Dee's upon the former Propofnion, 8cc. to be. 
offered unto God : among the refl, one for ihe 
fffakjng of the Philofophers Stone.- Another, 

for Kelley's being fick^: for hit JFife, being bar- 
ren : for his own IFife fi:\, &c. The Empe- 
perour of Mofcovie, /^wgrfaf opinion of DoQor 
Dec, and favour offered. 

\ But here followeth that great hiatus, or inter- 
ruption of Story, which bereaves us of many years 
( fpol{en of in the Preface ; ) account. All from 
hence, to the end, fet out unto m but the fad and 
lamentable C.itaftrophie of this long Dclufion. 
Kellcy is no more heard of »ow ; yet the 
fpirits appear jiill in the fatnp Jhape , as be- 

^ An, Dom, 1607. ( Stylo Jul.) Martii 20. 
By this time VoTior Dee was become a very old man : 
If he we.e bexagenarius ( m he is filled in Puc- 
c'ms his Letter,?. I. 439. 1. 15. ) a, d. 1586. he 
mult needs be fourfcore and upwards by this : 
But we need not taJ{e the wordfo precifely : How- 
ever if towards it then, (^more or lejfe) he tnujl 
be very old now, m I faid before. 

SJf. ■'%*•? ^f tests' 

''\^*j^ '\jA^^ *ui*l* '■\^w^ 


#-» #> 4r 4^ 4b 4> «#» ^ 







Part in. 

Action I,p. 32. Raphael ( pretended) fent 
unto VoHor Dee, to comfort him, being ( be- 
fides old Age ) much afflided with poverty 

II p. 33. Ibe fame Raphael. Of a certain 
Treafure fomewhere under ground, ( as wasfup- 
pefed. ) Dodor Dee's fjuefiions rather eluded, 
than really anfwered. Put-offs, and Promifes,{of 
vonderful Wifdom, &c. ) Jiill. 

III ibid. A Voice fent to Voaor Dee, then(^ as 
it feemeth ) alone. 

IV p. 34. Raphael again : who, with many fair 
pretenfes, and very'' forcible Bketorick. {tofuch 
anone as Voaor Dee) doth deliver 0. mtffagt 

unto him, of a Journey into a far Country , to 
be undertaken by him tn this his miferable cafe 
and condition, of purfe and body, throughyears, 
and prefentfickjieffe. 

The danger of his difobedience herein , and reward 
&f obedience; the Philofop'iers Stone, &c, 
ToUor Dee is -.rilling. ( O rare faith : or ra- 
ther prodigious, but dtferved infatuation •) 
Salisbury,ifl«£i his Devils; // the Vevilmaybe 

# p. 56. Some Cafes and ^ejiions prcpofed,avd 
to he propofed. 

9 It feems VoSorDee, at this time, took^upon him 
to he a Cunning-man. His neceffrty which wat 
great, might put him to ttto try all means : but 
I thinks he was too boneji to thrive by it, 

V p. 39. 


The Table. 

\^p., 59. !r6? /jwf R.apliaeL Some quejiins 
' ( I doubt, how truly J ref,!ved about the Trea- 

.lure. "The Journey h''jiened. Ike Hijiorj of 

Yl p- 40. R.aphael in the Stone : 7he Jewel ; 
tif Powder : iri Vocior Dee's poJl'^fJioH ; but not 

j[<| 0/ ufe to him. Hit thankjulnejfe y (good 

,nwi. ) 
■^^IJl p. 41. Raphael agiia in the Stone, the 
Journey. Great Fro wife s of WiCdom, &c. Do- 
dor Dec's enetnies at Court. Money intended by 
lif Eruperour { fo a/fop. 58,) to DoSor Dee, 
hindered. Some Cafes^ concerning others^ and 
himfelfy at his requeji anfwered. 
VIII p. 43. Raphael ; Divers ^ejiions and 
« 0/J?i by him anfwered. One John Pontoys, 
very ambitious toferve DoSior Dee, in thefe Ap- 
paritions. ^ f^hich end here in our Relation ; 

and probably^ with hit life : or at lead, ( though 
hit fpirits had promifed him, p. 34. addition of 
many years ) not long before hit death. I can~ 
not yet learn the direS time of hit death : but 
much about this time, (^ by all reports :) and in 
England, certainly. Though hit fin yf as very 
great ( as in the Preface is (hewed .-J y^t becaufe 
ofhisfimple and fincere intentions towards Gody 
it may charitably be hopedy that God w,k fo mer- 
ciful to him, as to let himkjtow his errour, and ta 
repent of it, before his_death. 
^ p. 46. That which follows herCi if^urtainly 
intended for part of that holy Language, 
which Adam in Paradife is fa id P. I p. 64, p2. 
to have fpokjtn : and by which great wonders 
might be wrought, I have neither faith, nor at- 
riofity to inquire into it any further : neither 
willy (I thinks) any fober man. ' m 


INfteadof other Approbation : the Reader ( befides the judgement Of the late Arch-Bijhop of Ar- 
magh : for his Piety and Learning fo famous everywhere ; fpoken of in the Treface, firft page 
of it : and the judgement of divers others, that read the Book M anufcript,and wi(hed it printed :) 
may confidcr, how lollicitous the Devil hath been, when he faw his plots ( God oppofing ) not like- 
ly to take effcft; that tliefe Myfieries ( thefe Papers and Records ) might not come to light. Firft, 
by p. 418. and p, 431. (Doftbr jpfe's Letter to the Popes Nuncio) and forae other places of the 
Book, it doth appear, that they were all btrnt, by command; though feme afterwards ( upon ap- 
pearance of better hopesj ftrangely reftored again. Again, Part II p. 21, is that horrible impre- 
cation; w hereof more in the T^/i/e. Laftly, thefe remaining Papers and Records, here exhibited, 
were under ground, God knows how long: and fince that, though carefully preferved, were even 
at the very laft, when the worthy Owner took care, and was at the coft to have them tranfcribed : 
aiid fo at the laft, ( not unluckily, I hope for the publick good : ) they fell into my hands. 

M. C. 

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ERRATA; Thoje of the Book , 

Any will be found in ihe flaoi^: a good part prccsecir.p (befides ordinary jjpojraffc^ca/ mi flakes, even where beft care isufed :) 
from the uncorreftedneflsot the Co y • which mig^hc happen partly through the iHegib'cnefle of the it fcif, in ma-' 
ny places; and partly from miftakes inthefaid 0.>-;^!ii<j/,where mod legible. The caufe of which miftakcs and mifwtitirg, 
you may finl r.r p. 1^9 /. lo. rf^e. an t befiJeswhat is there faid, it may be probably collefled from P. 11. p. 77. /. 43. andf. 
13. /. 20. and fom: other like places that £i. K^/Zf)'. tor the mod part, when he made report toDcftorDff, of voices and fpee- 
ches,( fuchefp;cially as were o£ fpnu length ) did not I now whit he faid himfelf, and fo nn'ght the eaficr uiiftakc. A good 
part of the Greek. P. /. p. 17. was mifrcportcd,and raiftal:cn,asis flicwed intlie Frefacep. .. .) and I believe never throughly un-' 
derftodd by Doftor t)ie himfclt: It cannot therefore b: expected o:herwlfc,but that there ihould be mjny fauhs in the writing : for 
which 1 would not have the innocent (the Pr;nffuand Corrc!}dis,l mean:) to bear more blamejtlian comes totheir fliarc.Yet how- 
CTei,^houghm<rn> : moft are fiich(thofe phccscxcepted where the Oi/^ina/ was veiy faulty:) as may cafily becorrefted by an ordi- 
nary Reader thicisconverfant in books ot all k'mds:Oc ifnotfoealily corrcfted yet fuch as willrlot bereave the Reader of the main 
fenfe and matter. Some few paflages here and there,it mny be.will be found where arealonable Scholar may be put toitras F. //.^, 
a.l.i\-aliai v.ibifmet iffis difif-piruis: which certainly tr.uft be TC3d,aIafiobifmet.jpfs difmfentii : there beirg a man fed (and perti- 
nent ^allufion, in the words, to that allegorical 7r7£pctuT:< (rr/r^-iirerf/ng : or, ij<«r;,;^ : ) of the foul, fo famous in the Books o£ 
Philofophcrs ; Platoniflsefpecially. Thar very expefTi mis tobc found in F/afo, ( cr Works commonly adfcribed unto him :) 
noi'^ifi's'fjiiv or\i\y 3ni:ififd aTToSeth^Tp : (which is the fame in eff.ct : ) but even j^spi •^?iSuS!r5a« : alas conirjrgere,m It 
is here, iome fuch places here and there, may be found, where the Reader niuft take fome time to consider, (in what is Latine, 
ef-iecially •: )if bethink it worth the whi e. I have faid as mu h as I think needful, and my leifuewjU affordme at this time. 

C Since this wtitten, obfcrving that p. 4';5, 404. the Lirind there in both pages, is very full of fauks, ( far more there, than 
any where elf^that 1 have obfeivcd :) 1 thought it would not be amide to correft thofe t.vo pages. The Reader may the bet* 
ter knorV whit he hath to do upon fuch occalions, though I dare fay he will not meet with the like again in the whole Book. 

PAge 405. line 5, 4. read Conf. in orat'ionevejl'a r. t. q. capitula, in q. totitis orationis u. ejf. m. Pr. de prophetiarnm fy tevela- 
ttonum Cfjf ib. /. 6 g'atum, 1. 8. Re^is. 1. 9. intdligiiuv, ib. omnimoda D. pot. 1. i z- proph. fciliCet di D. f 1. I4. ecmpUtaM 
((•/ c-> I.17. Sam ob banc canfume.- - fcivi(f:t. ], i^.pr.phetica— pr^cipjftisfc. \. ig.Chnfiiancs) — c-llimaiiu 
fyi prsfcimiam.'uhnmanie tonfiimmAtiimc. 1. 21. Nam cum l.i^.depirentes eum de. 1. 23. ipfemet Cb. 
\,i6.Cbri(liim-'-- ijicpicfsa M. KiJ.hite'pretnlh-nifr. I. iV.eo]dimrepetebat ; Hz: funt verba qux loci;tus fumadvos, cum 
a'dhuccffcm vob. \ ■^Oj'^i.nulUeff.f'Opbeusvdrevd. ipfjifc. — dk:ndumc. I. 32. rev. fivi norabili itlX B. Joar-.nii Ap. 1. Jf. 
pfi'pbtiav. 1.34. Erin iil c ei. Ap. five Revelathr^U, ter, eanddmv. \.l(i.Priiterea,quter. 1.28 Alluam). ---dcemusC \. 19. 
p \pk dicit,figL 1. 42. fynemign. revcLitknum extdlat me, d. e. w.ftimulinc. 1. 43. toUpb'net. iy. Notum m. f. 1. 48. Evan- 
ediliia- 1. fe.iCfd'Kp/- l.^'-.pimiHyi7';amhacst. ].S'^. p'ophetis. \. ^^ u, cxpreffitde m,Divinis EideLciit. 1. <; ^ invfibile q. 
i^Paf^ei^o^.l.i. q'l'sdpatandlimift f - ■Cbril}it. \. z. A^hum. \.^ fiipsrvinenmt. \. ^.q^xfalla e. f Clauiio. ^ Ad fee. a. 
1. f.aff:ronav\t. I. 11, M.verep.r. dfcr. exiftimelis D. ]. J}.fecreta,valdel. 1. i6. roftrarum !\. 1. 19. aSinnes'. Argdorum 
vidii. D.h. ].io fnnt ceiif. \. z6. Si mpite)nevere,ify uneD- \. Z7. admonuijli. \. z^. fyrsibin m. — hmnkidar. 1. 30. expeJivifli. 
\,jt agn')fcimuf. 1. ^9.rr.infids — fitiebatK. l. $n. qi<i t. n:!iii ^j ffis ex animo c. s. vir. 1. 41. cbedientiam cxhibeam. I. 42. 
fiotos-- fuftimre'TiHS.Ii- /y^.n'jfiyas-- pe>-7-m. I. 4^. autem— ruu maxima gratia, f. 1.4^. incdhmes. 4*. n flrs o— fpurcltiisi 
J ^o.f:ime'tand4^. \.^\- nu'dampropcfiii-ms. \. ^i. wib,is tranf^lutierdjv.. !. ^4. Mineig.v. lucemi^v — ftmpiterne; Vive, 
CrVcre- I. ^6 vivm -- ejj'^ : Meautem. \. ^y,i\idimtnum ify fincirum e. fervxtn : L '^S.anie m. C In the Margin ( as 1 
ehuelle:) In lapide <iiiem Ang. m . adduxii : ify p<r{ciiftde,ainifiia ^.cv.metid:m. 

Some things to be correaed in the Preface : the Authorir hehtg then in a. Journey when it was printedy and 
fo hit intended re-view being prevented by the (juickjieffe of the Preffe. 

FIrd, he defires the Reader to take notice that he finds his Orr/wirapfe/e altered in divers places : as Vhyifphie, and Phyhff 
pher ; for : hihfophie, &c., for Hifpocrates, &€, Hi.s loir.tirg alfo : zSyfill points, for t;r; pomts : a in the fccond 
page, before Alibufgh : and before : T^i : which dorh much obfcure the fenfe. f; Btfidts this : (but 1 mud dcfirc the Reader 
firft to adde the f)^;(r«there,none being printed : J Page 1. line i7.'<''"/:''i<Jn> rf^e : torcid 1 fay,<!?'f.p.ih44.F()J? then,(as from 
themth. p 5.1.6.««'f9. « t. p.4.1.14. how that happ.p 5.I 35.r.andothers,fome to f- p. 7. 1.4. r. in^eni;ous prof. 
may eaf. p.i I.I.43- io /«/f,ne .V So quoted indeed and believed by divers;but not rightly; bjt however one of the -anc. p 13.I.19. 
fol.t. [spifitrJ e'g p. I4. 1.7.r. by the outapp. ibid 1. 37. fome jiiifchitf w.bcd ibiil 1 40. r. as the D. p. if. 1. 36. /.</. 
Cajtr S^al. p. i<f- I. 23. and 18, iraHianus. ibid 1. 4;. r. Reafon : fight, S. ibid 1. a!r. that thofe ni. p: iS.l. ij.thefecl. 
p. i^.\. i7- admjflffet illenegarefe ii.\,[c. illi igf. p.i().].7.dejeruiin lb. 10. e>7i;/i77»<r. Ibid 20. /j;i?MrfW, Ibid 45:. 
th. djyes among others, oneOTe/7om«ot<e,asw(; fay, by 5. //.againft iw. As afterwards ( fome 3. or 4. years after ) Popifh im- 
podures (then ufcd anj difcovered ) of the fame nature, fo; the advancement of their caufc, occafioned another of the fame 

Authour,3nd Subjefi, ( exnrcifmrs )againd I'ApiJls. 1 have th- ; p. 21- iS- of^olfciic'-V/s;. Ib.23. aiid^Hos. Ib- 24. cHtn 

c.f. P'i;.l. 21. Chridians: ackn. lb. 33.morefcx. Ib. 55. Sec- therefore sv. p- 14 44. if. 'fvirarc'.ToiTi. p-2f. 44- tniea. 

f.Cb.r. p. 2(?. 2 8-iequcft t. p. 27. 2^. yea ready, wh- p- 28. 11. forf. hm,p- j^c. and p ( in Lar. p. 27. 43. prcfcnted; 

and appr. p- 3». 25- true nat- but in the o. lb. :^. obf- dilig- ib- 3o.for that P. . . . himfc'f f. p. } i. jr. comm-.iideth. p.jj. 
7. differences in r. Ib- ii.ii. of thing-- hath d. p. j.j. 3^- dchjcd a- p. 3 J. 34. confufed or conf. p. 3s. 7. Devils >y-' ibid 
J. He did c. p- 57. 21. lived. th, 39. <;. more probably den- Ib. 17. part it is(it any part at all, and. not rather a new coun. 
terfeit under an old vi7-or :) fo oft. Ib. 36. hath had a h- \'- ^o.j.fpirimum-- me&iT. lb- u.d. 60 ih.lh. '.^-Arf.fac- Ib-i?. 
formcra. p- 4 l.23.of what is tr. p- 43.6. ihey may h.f. fom- p:rchancetli- bid 7. S.ref. ibid25.inth= T- ibid 3 3- conce'tcd. 
ibid 43. feme Table. p-44-(?. about a y. p.n6.7.priks oil. p-47-2f • more of it- It is a. ibid 27. belonged u, p.49.1 j. « ho b. ib.ji.^ ?. 
5ry6'3u/x©-- 32-a(*eMtiii:r«/. 44. T{6,3oj'@-,45.7r{ifKT2/. ?.fo. 12. lallitcas. 4y.of thiSjOCC. p.f2.3o. i knew p 53 y.and praying. 
F(J?/<T;prl.22 n^inidety. 

Befidcs thefis £rr<i a's : it is ft the Reader diould ! now that the written Copy of the Prefacehii'. many rcferrneff to the pages 
of the Book .'Vf 5-which becauferh;y d'd not agree wi(h the printed pag"s, the Printer thoug'it imrcitiprn: to fetdown : which 
neverthelelTe hath bred fonieconftifion in fomeplaces; as p. 4*?. 47. =nJ elfcv.herc : but may cafily be icclig;^ bv thcT,».'>/i-, 
at rhe beginning. Asain, fome marginal quotations are omitted, which m-.y be fupplicd- P. ii. againd the ^^ 4- and tol- 
lowing lines : [T'wri/er/ EntAHy/iJpw :<;/'. 4. anrf^. of Rhetor- and I' recti • Enih.] p. j^?. sgaind Jinc ii, i-.g^rc- [Veraac 
memorabilis H jh'iade i- Energumeiii^ &.c- Lut. Par, 16:^ .dcdicaied to the King of fV^nCf ] P. 4?. againft 1- et^ 7- ^irt- [Oe 
arteOramm-l. i- cap- i^i.p- 1415 '4"--] 

Ladiy, 1 cannot E,ive a reafon oi'ihe Italica t ot difF.;tcnt letter, in feme places : bat that the Printer, or fome body c!fc, hare 
pleafed their pbinfies therein. 

C \ni\\tTable: Parti hA>VT-cf the fdme nature, \d- Lf-ref, to /mv? Tr. De?- Aft. I.X//r Some char- ardp'nperii,'s. 
AA-CLobleive: at leaflet Tag- A.&'Cl\'-maCe-nfhisfe,ondL- ibid jv Wrjnr. Ad- CVf/. ^n rfce Cabale. Aft. CXl/l- i«r 
refervingrfiirotall- CXVIl-frm Prei- h&.CXX.fpd^enof,tev CXXX. intoxic- CX'H'S.W, he doth leJl li, ef ihoje b' 
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Liber Myftenorum(& Sanc5li)paralIeInsNovalirque4 

Lefden May tt. 1385. 

D. Is Dr. Def,' 

E. K. fiYwari 
Keilet. See chc 

S J. and E« K. fate difcourfing of the Noble Polomati Albertus 
Lafa his great honour here wich us obteined , his great "ood 
liking of all States of the [)eople , of them that either fee him 
or hear of him , and again how much I was beholding to God 
that his heart rtiouU fo fervently favour me, and that he doth 
fo much ftrive to fupprefle and conrbunld the malice and envie of 
my Country-men againft me , for my better credit winning 
or recovering to do God better fervice hereafter thereby, &c- 
Suddenly, there feemed to come out of my Oratory a Sfirituall 
creature , like a pretty g'rle of 7 or 9 yeares of age, attired on 
her head with her hair rowled up beforCjand hangingdown veiy long behind,witli a gown of 
Sey 5 .....changeable green ani red, and with a train (he feemed topiay up and down.......... Green ind reJ, 

like, and feemed to go in and out behind my books, lying on heaps, the big-ell and as 

fhe (hoiild ever go between them, the books feemed to give place lufticiently, dif.... one heap 

from the other, while Ihe pafTed between .hem: And fo I contideriftli and ,.......;.. the diverfe 

reports which E. K. made unto me of this pretty nwiden, and .....)......, 

A. I Caid , Whofe maiden are you ? 

..^A. Sh. ......... Whofe man are jou'i 

A. I am the fervant of God both by my bound duty, and alfoi(I httpe) by his Adoption. 

A voyce ."iovlhallbe beate^t ifjoutell. ;-'.-\_!--. 

Aw not I a fine Maiden ? Give me leave to play in yavr houfe j my Mother told me fie 

would come and dwell here. ■ ' . - 

A. She went up and down with moft lively geflures of a young girle, playing by her felfe, 
and diverfe times another fpake to her from the corner of my iludy by a great Perfpeftive- 
glafle J but none was feen belide her felfe. 

VJ?..»i Shut I? I will (Now flie feemed to anfwcr one in the forefaid Corner of the Study) 
...... J^ pray you let me. tarry a /itt/f [fpeaking to one in the forefaid Corner~\ 

A. Tell me who you are .? 

..,.'..i., I fray you let me flay -with you a. little^ and-l Will tell you who I ani. 
.A. In the name of Jefus then tell me. 

I rejoyce in the name of Jefiu, and I am a -poor little Maiden y Madini , I am the 

liji but one of my Mothers children , / have little Baby-childreti at home. 
A. Where is your homef? 

Ma.,.../ dare not teUyoiiwhere I dwell, I (hall be beateft. 

A. You (hall not be beaten for telling the truth to them that love the tiuth , to the eter- 
nal truth all Creatures muft be obedient. 

Ma I warrant you I will be obedient. My Sijlersfay they muji all come and dwell withyou. 

B A. I detire 


Proles ipfiUt 

Maiini her 
Gx Sifters. 

A true^elation ofD\ Dees AB'tons, mthfpirtts. 

' £,, I delirc that they who love God fliould dwell with me, and I with them. --^ ^^^' 

]yia I love jiou now joii talkjof God. 

Vie. A. Youreldeftfifterhernanie is E/cwe/i. 

Ma Mjfiihr ii not popart as you make her. 

hfemili. A. 6 j I ciyyoa mercy, flie is to be pronounced Efemeli, 

B, K. She fmilcch, one calls her faying, Come away Maiden- 
Ma. ...... 1 y^ill read ever my Gentlewoemen firjK 

My Majier Dee will teach me , if I fay amijje. 
r {i.-Kead over youv Gentlewoemen as it pleafeth you. 
IVia I l^ave Gentlemen and Gentlwoemen, Lookjiou here. 

E- K. She bringech a little book out of her pocket, 
-Shepointeth to ainf iSiure the book. 

Mad Is not this a pretty man. 

A. What is his name ? 

Ma My faith^ his name is EdwardjLoo^ J««j he hutb n CrGwn upon bts head^my Mother 

faith, that this man was T>iike ofTork^. 

E'i\, She looketh uponaPi^«r^ inihe Bookyvithaforiw^^inhishand 
and a Crown upon his head. 

Ma Thiiwas ajollymanwhen he wasKinz, of England. 

A. How long fince is it that he was King oi England ? 

Ma, Z5o you ask^ me fuch a (jue^ion, I am but a little Maidm? Lo^here ithkFatbef 

Richard Plantagenet, and his father alfo. 
A. How call you him ? ^^ 

Ma Richard) Surely this was Richard Earle of Cambridge, 

E.K. She turneth the book leaves, and faid. 

Mad :Here if a grim Lord, He ma]{eth me afraid. , .j 

A. Why doth he mak e you afraid ? • 

Ma He is a jiern fellow , I di not kjtow him what he is. But this If as the Puf^etfCh' 

rence. thiswas Father to Kichmd Earle of Cambridge. LO) here is Anne bis wife. 

E. K. Turning over the leafe, 

Jhe fame was heir to all Mortimers lands. 

Edatwnd was her f^rother. 

Lof Sir, here be the wicked Mortimers. 

B K. She turned over diverfe leaves, and then ftic (aid 

Ma.. This fame is Roger Mortimer. 

My Mother faith this man was Earl of the Marches. 

"Xhis fame is his wife. 

He had a great deale of lands by her., for jhe was an Heirc. 
P enounced "^^'^ -^"""^ " viWd Genvill, her Father. 

fenviUe. Here is a T'ewn they call Wehhy, Here is Bend\ey. Here « Mortimers Clybery. Herein 

jpiW Wenlock. Here is Ludlow . Here is Stanton Lacy. Geny'iW his wife was Heire of alt 
thefe. Here is Hugh Lacy her Father. He weareth his haire long ^ for he was Deputy of Ire- 
land ; That wakfth him look^ with fuch a writhen face. >y 

(JHy Jijier hath tome cut the other two leaves ^ I will bring them when you have fupped. rni 

I pray do not tell any body of me, *'^ ^ 

A. We were earneftly called for to Supper by my folks. 

After Supper, 

Ma. ......Here iiWilliam Lacy Father to Hugh. 

Here is K'lchzrd hisFather. And here is Sir Richard his Father , aMdhereisWlWhrn y Sir 
Richards Brother* Here is his gtinginte Fiance. 
A. Quo ainio Chrifti? 

Her eldeft ^^^ ^ warrant you my eldefi Sijler Will tell you all. Here is his going into Denmarfc-,^ 

Sifter. ^y ^'ft^r ypill come fliortly^ and tell you how he married in Poland , and what iffne this Wil- 

Her Sifter i» ham had. 

to tell the A. I pray declare the Pedigree down to this Mert Lafcy. .wWU 

""' Ma... Alas , I cannot tell whats dtne in other Countries. 

A. I know you are not Particular of this Country, but Univerfal for all countries in the 
whole world, which is indeed but one Countrey, or a great City, &c. „ .„. 

^^'^ ^^11 > »>y fifter will (hortly come and tell you un/ookjd for , If you judge thefe thing! 

well that Ihavejpok^en. Nam vera funt. Nam verus eft qui me mifit. 


A true Relation of D'. Dees JBions, mth fpirits. 3 

"tnttb is all that is truth. 
lleMortmcvI fpak^e of, is th^firdofthefix: r,&f re wfrf ^ar Mortimers E<rr/a 0/ March. 
Edmond was the lajiy and Roger thefirji j that Mortimer ivas the Grandfathers Grandfather of 

E. K. There fcemeth fomc one to call hcr» whom I hear now. 

Ma • I come. , , j n. 

b.. She took up her Skrolls on the ground, of which fomc were very old, and Ihe put \\f 

her book . 

Ma 't^fis may (layidyoti infonte llead. 

A. Mittc lucem tuam &: veritatem tuani, Jefu Chrifte,Lux vera,8c veritatis pcrennis Fons, 



Richard L^fcy. 

Edward mlliatH Sir Richard 

Dux Ebor. Lafcy, Lafcy. 

France. Richard. Peter. Kichard 

France. Denmark^. Poland. Lafcy. 

*• ^" 3- milium Lafcy. 

Geffrey Genvil. Hugh Lafcy. 

pyilde Genvill- ^^^^ 

Rogeras piimus comes T. /«"» Genvill. 

Monday a Meridie hora^l /<rmii,lj8j, 

A. Wc prefented our felveSjrcady for inftruftion rcceiving,and prefumed not to call my 
good Minirter fpiritual, but by humble prayer referred all to God his good pleafure. 

£ K. TheGolden Curtain which covcreth all the Stone hangethftill, 
but I heare a voice or icntence thrice repeated, thus. 

A voice San&unty Signat»my& ad tempus. 

A. The fenfe hereof may be divers wayes ilndcrftood, and more then I can imagine, but 
which fenfe is to our inftruftion would I faine know. 

A voice SanSiumyquiA hoc vellefuum 5 fi^illatwn quia determinatum ad tempos. 

E K. Hard fpceches,but he couii nKprfci-tlydifcern them. 

A voice Ad tempus & ad teirtpusQnquam)quia rerumconfummatio. All things arcat hand. 

The Seat is prepared. 
Jujiicehath determined. 
The Judge if not yet willing. 

Mercy thrujleth it felf betwixt the "Divinity. But itis fiid^ 
Ihe Timt^fhall be jhortned. 

E K. Saw no creature : But the voice came behind him over his head, 
till now; when he cfpicd one ftanding oti the Table befides the filke 
clothon which the Stone flood, he Teemed like a Husbandman all in red 
apparel, red hofc clofe to his legs, a rtd jacket, red buttoned cap on his head, 
yea, and red fliooes. He asked £, 2C- how he did,and5. iC- anfwered, 
Weill thank God. 

iA. By your apparel it fliould feem you have fomewhat to fay concerning the Commons 
of this Realme, and nor of high School-points, or Sciences. / am deiirous to know who i'enC 
you? What is your melfage > and what is your name ? for- a name you have peculiar as all 
Creatures elfe. 

A. He paufed a good while ; whereupon I asked him if he confidercd my fpeeches t 

I cenfider your fpeeches, for I have left notbwgbehi/td. 

E. K' Hckncclechdown and (eemcth to fay (omewhat, his fpcech is 
quick, round, and ready- He feemeth to pray in a lira nge Language I per^ 
ceived thefe words among many other , Oh Gahire Rudna gephm oh 
Qahirej &c- 

His Countenance was directed towards the Stone* 

Vejlra non me» facioi 

B 2 E K. 

— - - ' I -~~ - ■■ — — ~— — —■■■■—■ II 

4 J true Relation qf D'. Dees JBtons, whffirits, 

E K. Now he fiandechup. 

Uaii not thou (aid^Yrornvbowcomeii thoji? What is thy mejfage ? j^ A. He looked to- 
ward mc ] And halt urged my name ? 5tf_)7Kg, All things have a name. 7t is true ; for fo they 
/C:. All thing', /_,^^^^ hecaii[e they are. H.iji thou left any thing I'nfaid ? 
x^dtcwna'^^' A. You rehearff my Tpcc'ches not cncly in general, but alfo in particular. 
Tcrt.pmelihi The will of God be done( to his glory J for the reft. 

Eracomenfit de My vuffagc is frcm him., in whoienanie thouhaji it, which hath [aid lift vpthine 

^o^erif ex- eyes^aHd looknMto {behold ipryj (kfum of my Commandments, j. What Jam, 2. IFhofe Mim- 

Thetu ^' ^^'"•* y*^" ^''^' ""'^ ( "^ '^ " ■'"''^ iefore ) 3. 7o what end ajtd prpofe it is. 

our command - '^^"^ '^^"f^ '^ flead when Judgement jUndeth in place ; For all things are determined already. 

td obfetva- They dooresurc opened. The 7 Governours have almoft ended their Government. 

t'-^n. f/je Earth laboureth as fick^^ yea fick^iinto death. 

Note 7, jf,^ fVaters pur forth weepings, and have not moiftweft'fficient to quench their otvn for rows. 

T'he Aire witkerethy for her heat is infeded. 

T^he Fire confiimeth and is fc aided with his own heat. 

"Xhe B'dies above are ready to fay, TFe are weary of ouir courfes. 

Nature would fain creep again into thebofom of her good and gracious Mafier, 

Varkjiejfeis now heavy and finkfth down together: She hath biuldedher felf,yea (Ifay)fhe hath 
advanced her felf into a mighty bialding^he [aith,Have dene, for I am ready to receive my burden, 

Hellit felf is weary of Earth : For why ^ The f on of'Darkneffe ccmtth now to challenge his 
Anticlir'ift his right : and feeing all things prepared and provided, defireth to ejiablijh himfelf a. kjngdom ; fay- 
faying in the -^^g^ ^y^ are mw jhonge enough. Let us now build us a kingdom upon earth, and Noweftablifh ot Satan, j.,^^^. ^.,^j^,^ ^^^ ^^^^jj ^^^^ confirm above. 

And therefore. Behold the end. 

Sorrows. ^^^^ ^^^ ^^^^^^ cometh. The thy forrows (hall be greater than the rvveccnefTe, the forrcws 

( I mean ) of that thoiffeeft ; I mean in refpfd of the fweetneffe of thy k^nowleJge. Then will you 
lament and weep for thofc thou thoughtji were juji men. 
Labor Pfhev you earnejily pray it Jhallhfaid unto you Ldhoi:. JVhen you Wdhld tak^e Mercy J'vjiice 

pall fay. Be itfo. 

"therefore ( T fay ) thirft not overmnch : For fear leaft tliy capacity be confounded. 
Neither move thou him which hath moved all things already to the end. 
But do th-nth'it which is commanded. 
Neither prefcribe thou any form to God his building. 
. All things fl)all be brought into an uniformal Order. 

Al.alait(j>. nhom thou fayefi that thou hafl not yet confirmed , confirm with good C6imfel. It iifaid Ihavt 

accepted liim. 

Are not thefe News fufficient "} 

It isfaidy He Jhall govern 7ne a people: of himfelf he cannot. Therefore let him believe^ ancL 
kS'" ^' /"^^<'«<^6'Kf>j« that the Angel of God hath fo governed him. Tkdt in Eleftion 'Jx jhall 
govern him a people. 

Defirethhe to hear of greater bleffedneffe ? 
O King. He hath alfo faid: Then _fhall it be faid unto him,0 King. 

Videiaminde It followeth Consequently that he is called, and that to a Kingly Office : For whofifver is An- 
f-'t""-? '■"(" nointed in the Lord, his Kingdom is for ever. 

LnsT ^'^^ ^' ^'f '''-'" few of perdition ? Let him then with his fathers put on the garmenti o/pride. 

Pride, T)efireth he news? Tell him thou haft prayed for himjihc Devil envyeth hira,and his eftate. . 

Tell him that I fayfo. 

Say it is a fiame for a Kings Son to ammit theft ; and for him that is called, to do tf/e worses 
of vnrightcoifncffe. Studie(i thou to pleafe him? Give him ifliarp and wholefome counfel. For in 
him ( Zfay ) thejtate and alteration of the whole World pall begin, 
jyouldjilhou kjiow from whence I came ? Thoupalt. 
But do it Hi.mhly, it is not my part to meddle any further than my charge. 
But as it is fa id before unto thee. So pall it come top.rjfe. • 

Mofcs had a red whereby he was kjtown, and the hand of God approved. 
Let him nfe therefore to carry the rod of righteoufnefle' about him. 
Wofes 7. rbd. ^"'^ "'^ "'"'' f^^'en : and in us is c&mprcktnded that rod wherewith Mofes wrovght. As it it be- 

^anlhm,fignii- gun fo I endiWhatyefee here is holy [^pointing to the and by himfealed and for until the time. 

tMm,ad lempus. therefore tfe patience herein until the time that it is faid unto thee 

Venice, videte, ( 6^ loqiiimni ) Judicia mea. 
He that faith thus ^ Ifpeak^ of my felf, and as concerning my me^.ige,) is equal with the great- 
eft Angels, and his name is Murifri. 
Muufii my Thouhaji written my name, and J am of thy Ka lender, becaufe thy Kalendcr is of God. 

Calender. j^^ ^y grounds of all thy Tables thoupaltfinde my name. 

A. / remember not any fuch name written by me, but it may be contained in forae new 
Compofition,or CoUeftion. 

Mur It is true ,for if thou hadji remembred all thofe things which thou haft written^ then 

fijonld notmymcffageneed. A. if 

(ui true Relation of D\. Decs ABions, mth ffirits. 

A. If/nii^hcwithoucofFaKling you, /would move two Petitions uiiro you, one concerning 
the Soul, and the orhcr conceniii.g the body : Concerning tiie Soul, is tor owe Ifubel Lijier^ 
whom' the ivicked Enemy hath lore afflifted long with dangerous tertiptatioub, and hath 
brought her knives to deltroy her felf withall;llje relilleth hitherto , and delireth my helping 
coiinfel, which how fmall it is God knoweth. The other is of another w.)nian,who hath great 
need, and is driven to maintain her felf, her hu -band , and three children by her hand la- 
bour, and theroiis one t!:at Vy dream is advertilcd of a place of Treafure hid in a Cellar,which 
this woniaji hath hired thereupon, and hatii no longer time of hiring the faid Cellar, but till 
Midfummer next. She, and this dreaming Maiden dig.'^ed fomcwhat , and found certain to- 
kens nocehed unto her:But fo left otf.I would i^ladly iiave your help herein,if it pleafed God. 

Mur I answer thee, Iwill come again focn, and thou fJja/t receive a. Medccine which Jhall 

teach thee to'workhelp in the firjL The fecoiid is vanity, for it is not fo, ha to the intent that 
after great kfe cf this world hath infeUed the weakjings minde : Defperacion might h(ne the more 
^en and ready entrance. But yet jhe jhall be comforted for thy [a\e. 

A. Thepraife be unto God. 

Mur I Go. One thing I have to fay^ he faithfull in all things. 

I have faid. . _ _ 

. A. 1 prayed, and gave thanks hartily to God for his mercies, and graces , and fo rofe up, 

A. Then he faid write, M.49. under F. 43 under R. 35. i. and 47. under JF. R. 7.7 
ThispalUad thee to my name^he that fent me he amongii yoll^^. Amen, Amen,Amm.l9. 33. 42X 

A. Note in tabula Colleaa,(which I firll gathered of the 49. good Angels) 1 took the third 

lettersout of the names, it is to wit, oucof the 49'''. name, and th 47. p- 33'.4--. which 

agreed \eij well with the letters, but the five and thij-ticth name did not yield R. in his third 
letter. Therefore I am in the 

Monday after fupper 1583. Junii 5« 

A. After fupper, as we were together in my ftudy, and attending fomewhat the return of 
the good meflager fpiritual, and faid that he promifed to come again fuddenly , he appeared 
and anfwered. 

Mur Sol am, write 7. 30.25, • 

To the firft S. to the fecond O.the third L.the fourth G. the fifth A, the fixth K.the 7th. S. 

A. 1 hat maketh .S L G ^ JR. 5. 

Mur Add the firfi,and laji number together, it maketh 5 3. let that he the Centre to the refi, 

A. To be put to the Center of the Steptagomm. 

Mur So. the ground hereof it to he found in the third Table in the firji lookj I mean in Tfi'; third Ta- 

tbc third of the feven, the Table 0/ B. B. &c. being the firii. b!e in the firft 

My name is alfo to be found in the fame Table. ^°°^' 

Form this upon a plate of lead : It prevailcth as a cure againft fuch infeftions. My promife 
is done. 

A. How is this to be ufed> 

Mur. ...,., Vfe it upon the body moMei, adding the letters of her name in a fmall Circle on the 
back^h(ilfy not the letters in their forms exprejfed, but the miynber of fuch letters. 

A. We know not how to number her name hi our letters. 

Mur Takf them out of the fcrond Table {any Table elfe of the feventh will ferve) fo tkat A The fefoni 

theu take the numbers as thou fi,ideft them placed with the letters. Tih]^ did not 

A. How is this to be ufed about her body ? forri^'-^d^'ii" 

Mur. ...,,. As by drfcretion jhall be thought bejl : It prevailcth fufficiently, fo it be done, hut thus feventh where 
far I teach thee, and this, of concerning nature. all the letter. 

The health of him which fen^ me be anungli ym. A'nen. might be had, 

A. Gloria & gratiarum aftio perennis fit Deo noftro oranipotenti uni & Tr'mOyAmen. 

jj^r, the 

back C't'^ 

ofihe La- 

The fore- 
part of the 

Wednefday a Mfrii/e czrc/r 2<l. 1583. Jmi^. 

A. E. K. H^^d been ever fince nine of the Clock in the morning in a marvellous great dif- 
quictneffe of minde, fury, and rage, by reafon his brother Thonm had brought him news that 

, a Com- 

J trueV^elationofjy. I^ttsABions^ yvith fpirits- 

A m-tr vin- ^ CcmmiHioTi was out to attache, and apprehend him as <t fellon for cojning of money. Second- 
tiuth in every ly, that his wife was gone from Mirtrefle Free)iuins houfe at Blohley , and how Mr. Hufej had 
yiit thereof , reported him to be a cofcxcr, and had ufed very bitter and grievous reports of him now of late; 
and a malici- jj,jj ^\yj^^ 1/,^ wife was at home with her mother at Chipping Norton , whereupon, I confidering 
"■'^ ^^' his great diforder and incumbrance tcnvard him externally, and his greater offending of God 

with his furious impatience internally ; and remembring the whole premifcs of God his fer- 
vicc to be performed by us two (if we would be dutifuU fervants to his Divine Majefty^ 
] was touched with a great pang of Compalfion , borh that any Chriftian fhould ufe fnch 
f[>eeches as he ufed, or be of fo revenging a minde and intent as he (hewed himfelf to be : and 
aUo in refpcft of mine own credit to be brought in doubt, for embracing the company of fuch an 
cne,a diforderly perfon : And thirdly , that the good fervice of God might hereby be taken 
from our two executing , to our great danger, both in body and foul : Therefore ro do my 
Amiurumom- duty as Hi ViYiiiM'c^oXwtt (\\\)OX\ our uniting for Gods fervice') to do for h'm (tt for my felf :\ made 
fiiAcommunia. God my refiige for comfort, counfel, and help in this great affliftion , and crolFe of tempta- 

Whereupon after my vehement and humble prayers for the forcfaid purpofe, this voycc 
was heard of E. K. 

I had (upon fome reafonablc re*fpe&) fetthe fhew-ftone with the myftcry in it, on 
the Table by £. K. alfo. 

A voyce Let the daughters f light 

Tak^e up their garments, let them open the windows ef their fecret Clfimbersi for the voyce of man 
hath [aid. 

Oh, fiiew thy felf to be a God ; yea, pejform that which thou haft already promifed , ga- 
ther your vejiures together, for thofe that are fick^have need of help ,y-(t are the children ofpitty^ 
NoteofDe- and inthe loins of conipa^on do you dvell : for I havg faid, yon are. And I have faid,my Deter- 
termination mination ftall not fail, although with the fons of men my Determinations may be undeter- 
undetecmina- mined. 

Note tenta- ^"""^ gather Up your garments, for the Cankers are ripe , and the Biting-worm feekfth to gnasf 
tions by the into t\}e Lily. 

Biting worm. He hath f aid. Let me prove them, for they are not juft : lea, let me touch them ,fer they are 
jmrighteous, I have granted him power, but without prevailing, J have given him weapons, but they 
are not jliarpned, his fingers Jhall defile, and yet not deface . For I have appointed him a night , and 
have prefixed an end thereunto, to the intent it may be k^nown: That thm far I have ftretcbed his 

5. K, I have heard a voycc about the fliew-ftone very great , as though 
men were beating down of rnud walls. 
The thumping, (huffing, and cluttering is fiich, 

A voice Arife, I fay , for I will be revenged againji the fcorning of thofe lyea , of tbofe 

that are furkjings. 

A, After a great filence and paufe , appeared one on the Table ( without the skirtsof 
the filke farcenet ) like a woman having on a red kirtle and above that a white garment like 
an Iriflj Mantle, on her head a round thing like a Garland, green and like a Coronet under 
the Garland, but not perfeftly to be difcerned; on herbreaft a precious Stone of white co- 
lour, and on her back another precious Stone ; both which Stones were fet upon a Croffe, in 
the very center of the Crofle. 

A. Your external apparel ( you Daughter of Light ) you perceive that we have fome- 
what noted : but by the power and mercy of the external Light, we truft and dcfire to iin- 
derftand fomewhat of your internal vertue. 

Shefaid What do youthink^I am a Jewellers wife by my apparel ? 

A. We deem you to be the MefTenger of him that hath for mankind purchafed the Jewel 
of eternal Blille, by the incomparable Jewel of his moft precious Blood. 

of m''oraw- J^'lhou have this too ? 

™ behinde me, ^' After a pretty while iilencc, I faid. We cxpeft the execution of the purpofe for which 
' you arc fent. 

She faid It is written that Pride was thefirji offence. 

Githgulcag kjiew not himfelf. 

"therefore he was ignorant. 

E K. She is much fimbling about the Stone on her breaft , and re-^ 

£. K- Now She talkeih with other whom I fee not , her talke is very 
fliort and quick, but I cannot perceive what (he faith* 

She Read what I have faid, 

/read the former wordi. 

She To« will grant me that Fride is the great^ ftn, ' 


.ir ■?Kc:iEV J'C'l VttviilSik 

qj true^Iation of D^^Dces J&ms,mthffints^ 7 

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", Pride was the caufe he kjtew not himfe/f, 
/Therefore Pride it the caufe of Ignorance. 
j'A, The Argument is good. 

She Ignorance was the nakedneffe wherewithtri you werefirji tormsnted^and thefirji Plague 

that fell unto man was the want of Science. 

E K. Now flic fpcaketh to other again who appeare not , and thcjr 
fecm to anfwer her again. 

She The want of Science hindrethyou fromkjtowledge ofyourfelf. 

B K. She lookcth upon A- and fmilcth- Now ftie fpcaketh to the 
unfeen people again- 

She Whsfoever therefore kjtoweth not himfelf^ is proud. 

A. God help us to know our felves for his Honour fake. 

E- K, Shelooketh upon ^- andfmileth- 

She Xou have time enough^ therefore we may takf leafure. 

A. £ I made fpced to write, j 

€. JC. She talketh again with her invifible company, 

She Pride is rewarded as fin. Ergo the firji offender was damned. What fay you Sir H 

[fpcaking to E. K. '] 

frhat difference is between your mind and Pride ? 

E, K. Whcrqin am I proud } 

She In t^e_,fa»te wherein the Devil was, firJi proud. 

■ Who glorified the Devil ? 

&. K. God. 

A. God glorified not the Devil, but before he became a Devil he was in glory. 

She The abufing of his Glorification made him a Devil : So the abufing of the good- ADevll, 

nefle of God toward this man, may make him a Devil. 

The workj of the Spirit quicken ; the doings of the Flejh lead unto dejlrpMion. Art thou offend- 
ed to he called a Devil ? Then extol not thy felf above thy EleAion. 

No man ii elelled by proper name, but according to the meafure of his faithy and this faith is ^>ii^. 
lively and bath a quickening Spirit in it for ever. Indeed thou art ignorant , and therefore thou art 
fufficiently plagued : thy lofi thou boafi thy felf and fay. This / can do? 

The Reeds pipe, but it it long of the wind, and herein thou (heweli that thou kjiowefinot thy. felf^ 
for that thou art proud ; pray therefore that thou mayeji have under jianding, and caji away pride 
if thou wilt not be counted a Devil. 

By trueunderliandingyoulearnjfirji to kjiow your felves what you are : of whom you are^ani 
to what end you are. 

This underjianding caufeth no felf -love, but a. fpiritual felfe-hve. 

This underjianding teacheth no Blafphemy. 

This underjianding teacheth no fury. 

It teachiih a. man to be angry, but not wrathful. Writh. 

Tor we may be angry, and mt offend* Wrath is to damnation. 

Therefore ronfideri'ig th't Damnation was the end of thefirji, which was Pride,and Igmrancey 
thtpmijhment ofthefecond ( which is very loathfome. ) 

Pray unto God th u mayeji avoid the firji, and be unburdened of the fecond. 

Confider by whom thou art counfe lied, and of whom the counfel is : with us there is no caufe of of- 
fencey neither is the counfel given with a weak^mouth. 

Wilt thou be well rewarded > Why (iudieji thou not to do well > muldji thou be one of the cho- 
fen ? fiand jiiffand be contented with all temptations* 

I{God a God of Jujiice >. 

E' K. 7c is true- 

Be thou therefore a pjijervant. 

No man inheriteth the Kingdom of Eternity, without he conquer in this World. 

No man c«n challenge ]ujlly a reward, without he he aConqitrroiir, or do the w r\es of lujiict^ 

Doth the Devil perfwadethee > Arme thy felf againji him. 

Doth the World not lik^e of thee ? It is for two canfes ; either for that thou live(i well and ligi 
as a worldling, or elfebecaufe thywickfdneffe isfuch as that the >Vorld wondreth at it. If thou be in 
the firji Rejoyce, Fur bleffed are thofe whom the World hateth ; whek they laugh at thy godlineffe, 
Be ferry and grieve thou at their finfulneffe. 

jfthouoffend in the fecond flie bujiily from the World: Tell the Worldwbat thou hajl of hers, 
and let her be ajhamedthat thou knoweji her. 

Is thy flejh jiiff-neckjd ? Faji and pray, it doth avoide temptation. 

Beforry alwayes ; For in this World there is nothing to reloyce at. For fin onely provoketh ^' ^°"f «^ 
to fotrow, whether it be ofthyfelfor of another. ' r „j^„. 


8 J truel^elation of D'. Dees jBtons.xrithfitnts, 

Be ftijf ag(jinil temptations:, for whofoever it not armed as I aw, Jlmll be vexed with the weapons 
of his a4verfary. 
Kcrart'r ^^> Garland is God/inejfe, MfjBreftplate is Humility, and vpn wy back, I wear Patience, 

roun^ded'^ ^^' ^'5)f/> do I Wear to the intent I might Jhew you vhatyoupoidd wear. 

The attire of But as thefe things are placed in their crojfes, fo do the crojfes alwayes follow them thatweai- 
rpiricittl crca- them. 
'"■■'''• Art thoupunifijedas an Apo'Jle ? Rejoyce ■■, it is a happy crojfe. 

Art thou vexed as a Tyrant ? than\ God it is in this World. For Utffed are thofe that arepuni- 
J}jed here^ to the inte>'t their fins maybe forgotten hereafter, 

I terfwjde to the contrary ; Be humble, feek^ true wifdom, then are you truely fajhioned accor- 
Good Angels. dinZio your Mak^r, and fl^alt rei with us, with Halleluja in- Heaven. 
I have counfelled, I have done my meffage thus far, 

L. Your counfel is perfeftly good, and your meiTage merciful. His name be praifed and 
glorified that fent you. Amen. 

As you were called hither, by the name oiDaughters of Light : So this other day, there 
was cue fent hither ( of that blefled company ) who was accounted a Daughter, and had fix 
Sifters more : That Daughter her name was Madini ; fo of your name we aredefirous to be 
informed, for diftinftion and inftruftions fake, in the trade of thefemyfteries. 

Shefaid It is good to kjiow my name ; to fee whether it agre? with my Do&ri/ie, 

E. K. What can you (for all your exhortation j accufcmeof? 

Indecdlthankyou very heartily for your exhortation and good counfel i 
buthovv unjuftlyl ammifufed at H«/g>j hand, and io provoked to ihis 
extrcam i^fBidion of mind and fundry unfcemly Ipceches , be you Judge 
between /i«y£^ and me- 

She faid. Whofoever hath committed fin and is not reconciled, fliall have the reward of a [inner, 
"there IS a double Kecon:ili.ition, the one is with God, the other with the Confcience, S'lt this man 
' is not reconciled in Confcience Qrepenteth not his wi-kedneffe ) thereby it followeth he c ami t be 
reconciled with God : Evgo he mui be rewarded as he is. The reward of fin is to be abfent, or ra- 
ther to be banilhed in this world from the fociety of G d and his Angels. 
Good Aneels So it falkth out to Regions and Countries, Cities, Kings and ^ubflis. Authorities and their 
©ur keepers. Officers, when (^I fay} they are efhangedwith abfence 0/ their appointed and good keepers.- 

Therefore it proved that the Devil is molt with him, and nearer with him. 1 

Whom the Devil is a Lord of, he ufeth as hii fervann,and where his fervice may be greatefi dom^ 
there is he mojl alledged. Hisfubtilties are principal and great : And by thefi reafrni I pr,ve that 
John Hufij, Hufey is eafily to be mfecied, either with envy, malice, (lander, err diflionour of Gjds word. 
This is one of thofe Affauhs that is promifed jhould affavlt you. 

Who is to be blamed, he that confenteth, or he in whom the procurement is ? Thou didjl confent 
.and chufe him for a Companion. Be not therefore angry at his malice ; for;, the fire that is, thou hajh 
brought in with thine own hands. 

To meafure the Enemy his indttlhy is impojjible to loo\ into, his fubtiltie is mne incredible. 
The Reward of good life is great : But the filthineffe that fin carryeth with it inthis World^ 
and leadethwith it into the f-Vorld to come, is nioji horrible. 

Is it not faid. That a skjrmijh Jhall be Qand that great") but you (hall be Conquerours ? 
It is written , It i<f true and (hall be never overthrown ;/o mighty is his fir ength that hath armed 
himfelf with it. 

In the Serpents belly, there is nothing clean : neither with unhoneji perfons ( ungodly I mean") 
is there any pure fociety : Light agreeth not with Darkjieffe, nor vertue with vice; therefore be yoU 
Our uniting, of one, and in one, that you may agree and have the reward of one. 

Behold it is faid, I will part hounds between the juji and the imjufi, I will fuffrr the Enemj t» 
[owe difcord to the intent that thofe that are my people mty be feparated and have a dwelling by 
themf elves. 
The neceffiry Terife the Scripture, it it alwayes feen that the Spirit of God forceth Satan in fpight of his 
of Satin wo:- liczd to fepar ate the evil fromthegood by d\[cord, and herein the Devil wori{eth againft himfelf. 
kingagiiBft We good Angels keep fecret the My fteries of God ; things that are to come we alwayes 
De fnturii n'tfi ^^P '■^''^^ ^^^^ ''■'" exception. The form of our Commandment. 

ju^ronpronun- Truth it is that a Commiffion is granted mt onely to enquire of thee, but alfo to attachthee, and 
tiant boni An- that by the Council. 

e'l ■ . If he go down he_fhall be attached, therefore tempt not God. 

'^ut'toKeZ/r!" ^- Butifhetarry here and his being here fo known as it is, it is likely that he (hall be at- 
*"" cached here to my no ("mall grief or difgrace. VVhatisyour counfel herein ? 

Shefaid It is written mifery jk all not enter the doors of him whom the Highejl hath 

,uV^V I, rfjagnified. DlXlT, & D I C O, & DICTUM SIT. The world (hail never prevaiie 
Scrow°.°»nci againft you. 

Powder. A. In refpcftofthe Book., the Scrowl, and the Powder to be communicated, What is your 


(tA true Relation of D^, Dee his ABions, mthJpiritSy <3cc. p 

judgement or mind, feeing when he was coming from Iflington with themj he was threatncd 
to be pulled in pieces if he cTimcwitb them to me ? 

All that is fpoken of, if in very deed, vanity. The book may be iifed to a good pur pofe. The Book 

Tliey were wicked ones. But as thefe things are the leajtpan of this a£lion, fo are they n'A much to tound. 
be looked after. 

A . As concerning the Powder ( I befecch you ) what is your knowledge of it > The Powier. 

■' It if a Branch of Natures life. 

Jt is appointed for a time, and to a purpofe. 
-' A. As concerning the earthes of the Eleven places being with expedition 

What is now to be done with them ? 

It was a forefight of God, if they had been there now they had atterly perijhed. xhc n Earths' 

A. O JefuSj that is a marvellous thing. ' 

Helas, that is nothing. 

A. By nature they could not hare periflied info fhort time. 

I have [aid. 

E. K. Tell US your name, 

If you willremember my counsel, I wi/l tellyou my name. 

E. K. Your counfd was by piccc-meale cold me, that I cannot remember 
it but in general. 

Ton do, and have, and I am almofi HATH. 

A. I nnderftand you to be AT H, in figillo Emeth. 

ATH .So aw 7 iMt^e number of Gods Eleft. 

A. Shall not I make meancs to (JMr. Richard loung , as one of the higher Commiflioners j^jr. Rkhard 
to do my companion here fome good ? Ttmg. 

ATH Trouble your felfivbenyouneed. 

E. K. She fpake this romewhat tharply. 

Get your friends to fignifie down good report of you. 

Come not there in many years. 

A. As concerning my writing of the holy Book, how ftall I do, by reafon of the perfeft 
writing it in the Due Charafters > feeing many words arc written fo, as the pronunciation, 
and the Orthographie do hardly feem to agree ? 

ATH Toufhall have a School-majier fnfficient to read untoyou: 

A. Where fhall I begin 'i 

A T H Let him lead youto that, who is within you. 

A. As concerning Ftfif/ Li/^r who is vext of a wicked fpirit, how well have I executed 
that which was prefcribed me ; or how well doth it work ? 

ATH. Friend, It is not of my charge. 

Remember the true path that leadeth mto true honour, where there 'fitteth a. Trueandjuji 
GOD, who grant you his T>ire&ion and ejiablijhynent of perfeS life. 

A Amen, Amen, Amen. 

E. K. She is gone. 

Jnnii 9. a Meridie hora 5. 

A. Very long I prayed in my Oratory and at my Deske to have anfwcr or refolutions of 
divers doubts which I had noted in a paper,and which doubts I read over diftinaiy,they con- 
cerned the preparation of things about the Table of praftlce, and other things above my 
Lamm and Stone 5 but aiifwer came none, neither in the Stone did any thing appear ; no, 
not the Ciolden Curtain, but the Stone was of his natural Diaphanitie. But I held on in pit- 
ti fill manner to requeft fome advertifement,iffor any our trelpalTcs or offences this unlooked 
for alteration from former dealing had hapned, &c. 

At length a voice came from behind £. K. over his head, and faid thus : 

^'^(^I^^^ 7he judgements of our God are moji profound and hard in the under flandini of 

man. ^ a j 

There is filence above, let there therefore be patience amongji you^ I have faid. 

A. Upon this anfwer I began to difcoiirfe of divers caufcs of this filence, and divers man- Silence; 
rtersotlilences^andinthecndl became in a great and forrowfull heavinefle, and fear of the 
Wrath, or difpleafure of God ; conceived for feme, our misbehaviour towards him (ince our 
lalt dealing, whereupon I prayed long at my Desk, (landing for mercy, comfort, counfel , and 
lome expoation of the former fentence. After a long time thus paiTing there appeared one in 
theveryropof the frame of the fhew-lhne, much Wke M/chael. 

VVho (aid, ...... Write, for I miijibe gone. 

Silence there is in heaven, for the Governonrs of the earth are now before the Lord , the 
doings of their feats ate now difclofed , every thing is N O T E D. For that God will be 
righteous in all his douigs. 

There is not this day any one that governeth the people upon earth , but his government 

C is 


lo A tme^dat'ton of D^ Dee h'ts jBions^ mthjfirits, 6c c, 

is difclofedj and his government is fee open, and his faults revealed. 
They without number cry, Lord, ice thy vengeance come. 
• ; The earth faycth. Be it fo. 

S«hin. Sachan is before the Lord : He hath garnirtied himfelf with Garlands as a Conqueronr, and 

what he faith is wonderful!. 

Therefore fhall the Lord open his mouth, and curfethe earth, and all living creatures. For 
Iniijinty hath gotten the upper hand: Publickly the States of niankinde in the world are 
Viols rc»d;, condemned. 

We are all filent and ready with our Viols to powre the yprath of God upon them , when he 
faith, BE IT SO. 

Therefore be you patient. For, our patience in an univerfal filence. 
Yetawhlli. We look for the mouth of Juftice : But L O : The Lord faith unto the Lord , lift up thy 

eyes (O God.) Behold, the Dignity oi thy workmanfhip , yet fuffer for awhile. 
1585. 1 have a people that will forfake their cruelty, and put off their Garments that ftink of 

abomination, in whom thy name fhall be magnified, and our glory in hcaren more exalted. 
But as thou wilt, fo be it. 

Behold, I fpeah^ m body, becaufe I tremble , as at the force of thy great indignation : Not- 
^vithftanding, wc will what thou wilt. 

If therefcfre thefe wonders be fo great in heaven, wonder thon not at our filcnce : There- 
fore be patient, and fay unto the earth i Why groaned thou fo hard , or why is thy body fo 
rotten : Haft not thou juftly deferved thefe things for thy iniquity ? 

2 fay, if you be partakers of thefe fecrets, how much more (hall you be partakers of that 
fncetncfle, which is the eternal dew, and veiy bread it felf of life .' 


£• K. He is gone. 

A. I prayed a pretty while after with thankf-giving, 8cc. 

Soli Deo ftofiro omnis laus^potefiMy & gloria infecuJorum faculaj Amen. 

^nii 14. 1583. Friday, a ftieridify Hon /^l. 

A. The golden vayl, or curtain appeared, covering the whole ftone, whereas all other vayls 
and curtains before did ufe to cover- but the more parr, or thofe things which were the ftand- 
faig implements of the aftion for that time. 

This appeared as foon as he looked into the ftone, , 

I made long, and often prayers of thankf-giving, calling for grace , mercy, and wifdom r 
with fuch particular inftruftious as 1 had written down the doubts requiring light, or refolu- 
tion in them, &c. 

At length appeared a woman like an old maid in a red Peticote, and with a red filk upper 
bodies, her hair rould about like a Scottifti woman , the fame beingyellow : {be ftood alide 

from the green Sarcenet belonging to the ftone, and ftie faid God fpeed my friends. 

A, A good greeting to wi(h us fpeed by him, Awen. 

E- K, I never law this woman before- 

...... It may be yon have feen me, but my apparel may alter wy fajhion. 

£. K. She (e^meth to go in a great path before her very fpeedily. 

A. I pray you, whither make you fuch a fpeedy juumey. 

I am going home, I have been from home thi> [even-night. 

Klirie my mild ^- Diftanceof place caimot protraft time in your journey homeward. 

hid angered J^^h HOW he will be angry with me^as he w^is with his maid. A. Every Aftion not yec ef- 

ttie on Thurf- fefted, whether is it at home , or from home ? 

w^Ibhefun- ^' ^°'^ §i'^"f X^" f hen to make fpeed homeward , and to your home, and all we to tht 

duefpcech." home where the higheft may be well pleafed. 

So,fo,you talk^too wifely forme. 

All worldly ^' ^ niake me to talk wifely indeed, and God take all vanity from my heart, 

wifdom vain, •••••• ■^*" ""y thinly me a vainhtfwife to be going thus long : Btt by me you may perceive how vaitt 

all worldly wifdom is. I am in a better cafe then many are, for though I be from home, yet am t 
going home, (ome there be that neither have home, neither can go home. 

E. K, Now comcth a goodly tall aged roan all in black, with a Hat on 
his head, he hath a long gray beard forked, he faith to the Maid, thus ; 

Old man Wihther go yon maid? 

Maid Belike Sir, you may be fome kyn unto thefe men, for they are alfo dclirous co 

know whither / do go. 

Old man Me think} J Jhould have kjiown you before •'' 

Maid. ...... If you knew me before, you may the ealicr know me now. 


qj true %eUuQn of D^^ Dee his Mions, wh/pirits, &c. ii 

[Old man] kyhere have you been ? and if thy gravity were as good m thy ancient d/jfemblingy I 

would tell thee. 

Old man Thefe words he very large^ what is the caufe thou wilt not be acquainted with me? 

(I never did thee harm) and I have defired to be acquainted with thee a long titne. 

Maid. ...... With counterfeit gravity 1 will never be acquauited, neither thy age, and thy 

fame nor thy hairs , nor the fobernelFe of thy countenance can move rae to any acquaintance 
for that thou never delightedft mtrue wifd.m. 

Old man Then go your way like an Harlot. 

lifaid , If wicked words do prove an Harlot,then thou haft judged thy felf. 

E- K. Now ilie goeth on forward, and the Old man is gone out of fight. 
There appcareth now a young man, fitting on the fide of a Ditch , and to 
him flic faid, 

M^id What aileth you to weep > 

Young man. . .... . / weep for thy difcourtefie. 

Maid Thoucanft not move my confcience : No, (I fay) thou canft not move me to 


£ K. She lickcth his tears, and faith. I 

Maid. Every thing elfe hath fome fakneffe, but here is none. i 

Young man Ob I pray thee, do fomethingfor me. 

Maid Oh, toqualifie thefe tears, is no other then to dry rotten Hemp with a mighty 

fire. ^ 

Young mia,..^l„ I will fee thee hang d before I will weep any more. 
Maid Every thing commonly teach eth of it felf» 

E-K. The young man went away damping, and angry, and now (he is 
come where a multitude ot young Children are, there is aiuch meat on a 
Table, and the Children being not high enough to rt^acb ic,puird the maid 
by the Cloathsjand pointed to the meat jflie goc-th round about the Table 
there is but one difti uncovered, and that feemtth io be dew , flic putteth 
herfing«rsincotheDifli,and letteth theChudrea lick, and they tail down 

Maid..,..., Blame Jurtice and not me, for if the Children had ever tafted of this meat be- 
fore they might have continued' 

E K. Now ftie mecteth a thin vifag'd man very feeble, who ftaggerccJ 
on his ftafFe,andhe faid. 

Feeble Help me for Gods faks. 

Maid, ..,.,. 1 will do my beft. 

E. K. As fhe came toward the man, the man fell down j She hcaveth him 
up, and again he falleth down, and ilie liftcth at him ilill- 

Maid Good will forms, but the matter is not fufficienc : This is long of thy felf. 

Feeble Ohyl fay,help me. 

Maid it is too late to help thee, I came this way many times befere , and thou never 

fcfughteft help at ray hands. It is written, he that d^iireth not help, till he be helplefle,he fhall 
be voideof the benefit of an helper. 

E, K. Tne feeble man goeth away, and fhr deparrech from him :Now 
(he Cometh towards a man going up an hili wno had torn all his Cloaths off 
with brambles and bryars. Tb rcftand a ^rcatrii sny cf Mawmets , little 
ugly fellows at the top of the hill, who thr.vA' tiont^ againfthim ,and fo 
force this climing man Cor goer up the hill) to ru.mble down again to the 
foot of the hill. The skin dorh fcem to be off his hands and his fect^ and 
they very raw, with his exccfTive travail wich hands and feet up that hillj 
Now there appear men earing meat below at the foot of the hiU,who offered 
him meat to eat j But he laboureth up the hili again , one of thefe men faid, 
come let me bind up thy feet. 

TheClymer Vnto him that hath no TveariHeffe^ there belongethm forrow^ 

E.K. Sheflandcchandviewcthhim. 

c 2 th«i 

1 z A true Relation of D^ Dee his ABions , mth fpirits, &c. 

TheClymer I pray you help me. 

Maid It is inipofllble for thee to get up here. 

Clymer Of my f elf it it : 1 will never be of the mindc. It is impoflJble. 

Maid* ...... Come on, I will do the beft 1 can. 

E, K. She leadeth him over ftones, and rocks. 

Maid Thou wilt be knocked in pieces, ere thou come to the top. 

Clymer Doyouyyitr gsodycill,! feelnoharnt. 

E-iC- Nov? flielcadcih him in a place, where Springs, Quick-mircs, and 
JBogs are- 

Maid. ...... Surely thou art beft to go down, for thou wilt be drowned. 

Clymer I pray you help, 1 will go at long at I may. 

E-K- He goech forward, and finkethalmoft to the throat. 

Maid It is deeper on the further fide, thou wert beft to go down again. 

Clymer. ...... I feelthe ground hardunder my feet : Iwillnot yet defpair. 

E. K- Now he cometh out of thofe deep places, and he fecmeth to come 
to a place like the bottom of a hedge, where ftand ftifFc thorns , piked up- 
ward, very ftiarp. 

Now come tv/o, or three handfome fellows, and faid, Alas,let him tarry 
here and drink, we will lead him up another ypay to morrow- 

Maid Farewell. 

Clymer I pray leave me not fo, let me go with you. 

Maid. 1 muft needs be gone, I cannot tarry for thee. 

Clymer I am yet neither hungry nor tbirfiy , and feel no wearineffe : Why therefor t 

Should I flay. 

E- K. He goeth, as though the thorns prickt him, and grindcth his teeth • 
for pain- 

Now they are come to a fair place, and then ftie faid to one. 

A LdboT T Maid. ^ Fetch meat and drink^and cloaths ^and cure hii vounds : For unto thee heloMgeth 

imfrobus C *^^ felicity of this place : For neither from the higheji to theioweji is there any whom Ipitty^ butfuch 
emniavm- C'^^thitis. 

fit. -J Clymer I kjiow not howl (hz\\u(e the fe things. 

. Maid. ...... The true Heirs have alwayes difcretion. 

To thee it belongeth, and for thee it it prepared. 

Vfe it therefore without offense as thine own. ■> 

E- K- Now both he and ftie go into a Caftlc, and the doors are (kut after 
them, and flic cometh oucagain- 

Maid. ...... T'his is written for your tinderliandwg: Let therefore your eyes he opened yand be 

not blinde. Neither forget what here hath keen opened. ' '" 

A. We perceive that Felkitas via ardua eii^multit oh fit a difficult atib us & periculis ifed con- 
ftantia&patientia pervemtur ad F^licitatis arcem, vihich we befccch the Almighty God to 
grant unto us. 

Mzid..... H^ell, I will he goingtillyou have fupped: And then I will tell you more of my minde, 

Itwill be yet fiXfOrfevenweekj journey before I can get home. 
ANote4i.or A. Sit benedicfuf Veui noiier nunc & femper, ?imai, 

4j. dayes, re- After Supper we ftaid awhile , bemg come to the plate, and though nothing was feen, or 
the'fi'ft^day of ^^"'''y^'^ ^ fpake, afluring my felf of the prefeuce of the forefaid maid , though as yet to «s 
Auiuftmxz infcnfible. j.^. x.. - ■ - - .' 

inclufive. A. We would gladly know thy name. ..! •,! "j-ir; 

GALVAff, Maid My name ii Gz\ua.''h, inyour language J am caHed ¥'m\i. ' "i • 

E.K. she fuddenly appeared as flie fpake this. 

.A; That [F/«;i] is Latin. Gal 7. , 

Fitisluck. _'^- '^ou dte none of thoCe that zrccaWed filixlucis, or. fili£ filiarUm. Gal.. .". 5Vfl. '''^ 

Pilie filiarum.'^ A. You will not be oflFcnded, if 7 propound a doubt fomewhat impcrtinejK to our matter, 

in hand, yet of importance for us to hear your judgement in the fame. Tritemius,i'a.yeth that 

never any good Angel was read of to have appeared for})ia. muliebri; I pray you to give us an 

nrinlormi ^"f^^*" ^° ^^^^ ^° S'*^^*^ ^ Clark, his words, which are to be read in his little book , O&o ^£r 

frminia all- fiionmn Maximiliani C£faris There §u£jiicne Stxta. Sandi autem Angeliy quoniam affe- 

qiMnio i^^i-dione nunquamvariantur femper apparent in forma virili. Nufguam enim legimus fcriptum quod 
r«am? bonui fpirttus in forma fit vifus muliebri ^aut beftiae cujufcunqueyfed femper in fpecie virili. 


J true fetation of D'. Dee his J&iotjs^ with fpirits, (5cc^ i 3 

Gal Yon tbiMk^then I have fome KHderJlandifig. 

A, Yea, God knovveth, I do. 

Gal F/rli it is evident that the ^iprrits of God are incomprehenfible to thofe that are their 

inferiours : For the higher order is ijicomparahle unto G d, And by degrees ^ thtfe that are their 
inferiours are alfo incomparable loito them. It fo/, that in refpeij of that degree 
in Atig''ls thinz,s are inromprehenfible. a r f 

Angels ( I faj^ of themfeheSi neither are man nor woman ; Ihe.refore they do take formes ^.A nf^^/lV 
not according to any prsport/on in imagination^ but according to the difct^eet and appliab/e will r^s, neqnc fie- 
both of Him, and of the thingwhtrein they are Adminifirators :, For we all are Spirits miniftring minaneque 
the will of God i and unto whom ? unto every thing within the compafre of Nature : onelyf'""' 
to hit glory and the 7/fe of mun. It folUweth, Therefore, confidenng that we minijier *^°^ °f "^^^ l^-al""* 
felvc s that we Ihouli minijier in that jinfearchablc form within the which our executions art limited : 
. But if Tritemius canfay^ Jhat woman alfo hath not the Spirit of God^bting formed and fajhioncd 
of the felf fame matter, notwithjianding in a contrary proportion by a degree ; If Tritemius can 
fepar ate the dignity of the Soulofwotnan from the excellency of man but according to the form ef 
the matter, then might his Argument be good : But becaufe that in man and wo 'nati there is propor- 
tion, preparation, of f'^niiiftcation in eternity ; Therefore may thofe that are the eternal Mi- 
tiifters of God in proportion to Sanftification take unto them the bodies of them both. I "ic 7 
mean in refpeft of the Form 5 For as in bothyu read Homo, fo in both you find one and thefelf Hac \ *"'"*• 
^ame dignity in internal matter all one. B«f Tritemius //)<z/^f in refpeft of the filihinefle (w^ic/b 
indeed is no filthineffe ) wherewith all women are ftained -, and by reafom fram the natural Phi~ 
lofophers : as a man tailing more of nature indeed then of him which U the iVor^'^nan or a fuperna- 
tural Mtjier. He ( I fay ) concluded his natural intention. In refpelf of my felf , I anfwer Tri- Oalvah. 
temius thus : I am Finis, 7am a beam of that Wifdom which is the end of mans excellency. 

Ihofe alfo that are called Filine and Fili:e filiarum are all co-nprehended in me, and do attend Apparition ia 
«^ow Tnie Wifdom ; which if Tvitemms marl{_,helhall perceive that true Wifdom is alwayes the forme of 
painted with a womans garment ; For than the pureneffe of a Virgin, Nothing is more com- woman, 

God in his judgement kjtowethhowTni:emin%hrtv{2i:de.A ' Tritemius tC' 

If you think, thefe arguments he not piff}iient,the one in refpsci ofthefirfi ground, and the other in warded. 
refpeH of the meafure of my name, I will yet alledge greater. 

A. Thefe Arguments do fatisfie me : Biit to have wherewith to flop the mouths of others 
who might ufe Ctvillation upon fuch matters, it were foniewhat needful to have heard your 
judgement: Whereas indeed our own affairs in liand are rather to be followed ar this pre- 
fcnr, and of greater Arguments or Inftruftions in this matter I truft hereafter to have under- 
ftanding : But as now I chiefly regard our Aftion in hand. 

Gal Begin the B ok,Hepit Tuefduy. i 

My felf will be thy DireUor ; And as my name if,fo I witHeid uiito the end. All other thin^i 
»/(•, according to thy judgement and proportion of hn Spirit that guidethyou. 

Gal -.. / my felf will be the finger to direct thee. 


Gal. .... .. The finger of God jhetcheth over many mountains. 

His Spirit comforteth the wcakjteffe of many pla'es. - ■ 

No fenfe is unfurniflied where his light rem aineth • ' 

For under fiand what I am, and it is a fifflsient anfwer , 

t^. At the beginning to write the Book, fhall I require your inftru^ions ? 

Gal Dofo. 

fhe Mountains of the World fhall He flat ; But the Spirit of God Jhall never be confounded, 

E K. Shi fitte:hpnarock^ and hatli done ever (ince fupper- 

Ga[,,.....^ Ah Sirral^as a weary. 

A. AscoiiceiningtheTa/ow//?.' Lo'rd Alhertm Litly whorii we are certified to be ef God. 
eleSed to govern him a people, whom we are w illed to love and honour, What haveyou to fay of 
him ? &c. 

Gal thefe things tomorrow, 

■'£:•: ^.: She imilech and cartech alight from hei". Sm.nng. 

■' Gal.' ...i'.. I fmile becaiife Ifpeak, of to morrow ; yea I feem to fmile. 
A. As concerninj^ Ifabel Lijier, I pray in what cafe is fhe ? in refl^eft of the wicked fpirit ^_ i^ 
trhich long hath mojefled her ? 

Jpal,-., Believe, For that, is the chiefejt : • , 

What it fpoken hy m'we givebut our confentto. • , 

For he that fpeaketh in tis is to be. asked no fuch qiieffion: ' . = * ■^^^ 

For when he faith, it is measured. _ * -, ,.^,)i 

As it was faid before ; The Hills and Mountains of the WorU may he made -plain , but. the 
Spirit of God never confoundeth. ' * 

:^. He thac is the end of all things, and the end of ends (unto whom all honour praife and 
' ' - thankf- 

1 4 A true Relation ofiy , Dee his JBiom, mthfpirits^ 6c c. 

tliankfgiving is due ) blelfe us, endue us with his graces, and abundantly power forth his 

mercy upon us. 

^.Finhpar- Gal Vnderfiand tny nttnif pinicu\2r\y, <r«i«ot generally. 

tiaJarh : fci- J f teak, it to avoid errour. 

l:cet Ijlusalli- Perfcvere to the end. 

*'"'^' A. ^i perfeveraverit fidelif (_Veo mjho ') ufque ad finem hie falvus erit : which faichful- 

nefle with all conftancy and patience the Bleffied and Almighty Trinity grant and confirm 

unto us for the glory and honour of his Name, Amen, 

E. K. She is gone with a brightncfle' 

, g, Saturday aft ernoon^hor a 6. S After that the noble Albertus Lashje had been 

f«B»iiy! ^' I ufed fomedifcourfe I with me, and wa-; new gone to Londetty 

by prayer to God, and afterward proteftation to Grluah in refpeft of her willing me to ask 
certain matters again this day which. . . . yefterday were not anfwcrcd : But very long it 
was, above half an hourjbefore any thing appeared, more then the Golden Curtain all over 
the Shew .... 

At length appeared divers confufed forms of divers Creatures, and then, by and by, 
vanlfhed away. 

A. I prayed to God to banifh all confufion from us and our aftions, and to fend us lucem 
& veritatentyper unum & propter u»u»i,& COKliantiamrerttm..., 
II, Then appeared he by whom ( before ) we were called //, and feemed to fcorn at £. K. 

E. K. Here appeareih //, and he fce;ncch to mock mc 

IL That is a gird to you Sir for your filhing. 

A. £. iC. had fpenc all that afternoon (almoft ) in angling, when / was very defirousto 
have had his company and helping hand in this Aftion. 

A. Shortly after this,appeared Galuah and to be in a field clofed round about with a hedge. 
Gal. ...... Here is no Wiiy out. 

11 C ome I Kill do fomewhat for you j It is ajirange thing that yf ifdom cannot find a. vay 

WifJom. through a hsdge. 

E K- This // pnlleth down the hedge.' 

Gal. .. ....Go thy Wiry, thov. hafi done but thy dutj/. 

II Farewell i)ff. Farewell JCf/Zy. 

DecKeUj. €, iC, He is gone- 
Gal Jhofethat tajie of everlajiiiig Bankfts, farewell, and de fire the fame t$ others. 

£. K. Now (he i$ come to a great Caftl6-gate,all of ftone, with a draw- 
Note, bridge before it- There is hkc a ^nyhoundgra'ven or cm in the Stone over the 

Gal It it very late, Iwill loo\. if I can have my entertainment here, 1583^ 

E-K. She is gone in. 

/k. After a while flie came out again. 

Gal Beeitfpokjn, 

Curfed^ defaced, and damned be this plaxe. 

A Yoice outof ■ Gal And why ? Eecaufe they have puffed up their flejh^ follow their own imaginations^ 

the Stone. wallowing in their filtbinefe , as Swine that tumble in mire. 

Behold It is too late with this people, lean get no lodging. ye my feet, be a witneffe againfi 
them., ht the windes move the duji to report their wtkjndneffe. 

E K- Now flic gocth a long a great Way, like a common high-way; 

and the light of the Air about her feemed fomewhat dark like Evening 

or Twilight- 
Gal 7ea thougkyou have too much light, I have too little. 

1 did but over-hear you, when you f aw me not. 

ts. [_iiote. I had fpokcnof too much light coming from the weft window of my Study 

toward theTaWe, where the Shcw-ftone flood, when we began now to attend her coming, 

and thereupon fiie fpoke this. ] 

E-K- H^r own garments call a light- 

E. K- Now file Cometh amongu a company of men /;4V7U5g^ai»«j/Kr- 
red with Tvhitgy and feme of them having f^ehgt Caps, and fome Hats, 
One of them faid to her, What art thou ? 

Gal Ikjiow not what I am myfelf 

mil you buy anypretious Stones of me .<" 

E- K- She 

(^ true Relation of D"^ . Dee his J&ions, mtb fpiri^s,dcc, i r 

£. K. She caketh out of her bolomcagrcat many of precious ftones un- 
cut, or un poll (lied- 
E- K. ihefc men look on them. 

Gal Tr.'/f/j, thfj are pure and good. 

E. K- They lay alfo i Surely they feera to be good , delivering ihem from 

one to another" 

E. K- 1 here appear two fat men 5 who (aid, let us firft get money before 

Wc buy fuch trifles = be/idcs that, they have not their pcrfed form- 
Gal. I prajij/OK, buy one of them of me. 

Will you bi'y none neither ? 

E. K. She fpcakech that to them , who firft praifed the ftones- 

'tup , I pay thee go ahout thy bufines , doji thou net perceive bcft> tbey are found /««/? Thofe men 


Gal. ..... 7'w/fc, Tujhy they be not cut for your fajhion, 

Be it f aid. Avoycefrom 

"their fenfes are glutted tpith tranfitory vanities. dteftone. 

Gal Let them (^therefore") ferijh vainly^becaufe they are tranfitory. 

t-K- Now (he Cometh yphere jhe muti clamber up amJl^ haying fleps inihisPirabic, 
it ofraggcd ftones i There is a fair buildmg beyond it. There go many up div^'^s^t^mes " 
ihofe ftcps : and when they are almoft at the top , there meeteth them (omc/p°'7".»^'r''- 
who take them by the hand, and help them up and over into the place f^out^i" of 
Then one of them that ftood at the top of the wall (who had a furred ^"^''*" * 
Gown) and helping of menup,faid to hci^Cotn^away woman, wilt thou 
come up? 

E. K. She faith nothing to him^but ftandeth ftill,and looketh away from 

E' K. Again, that man faid to her, come away wilt thou come up? 

Gal Vnha-ppy are th'fe vrhom thou helpeji : Andwhofe breath hath infeded many^your binds 

are too bloudy, for me to come anighyou. 

E- K- Now come handlome women to the wall, and fomc faid, good 
lifter, 1 pray you come away- 

Gal ..... Your voluptuous father k^towethtne not, for his daughter, I denyyo 

E. K. Now con^e two, or three bra've fel'oTts with Rapiers by their The Anyre of 
fides,and having /;;irri without bands, and the r ho/en pinned up, and with 'tutrbfThe 
no garters ; thcle help up people that come, and one ol them faid : Tarrv a^°""- 
littlCjWoman, and I will help thee ftiortiy. 

Gz\...,„Fy upon you .- your cloaths are infeUed with diominations of your Chamber y I fPtll 
tarry time. 

E- K. Now Cometh a big rtout man to the top of the wall, and a boy 
with a Crown on his head : He feemcth to be about « 8- years old. 

So it », and pleafeyour Majeliy : Therefore let this v/zy be razed. —^ . . . 

E- K. Hcfpake to the young King upon former talk between them™*"- 
which i heard not- 

Be it done, . 

. A voyce out of 

E. K, The ypillquaketb andfalieth down ', And fome of the jolly fellowes '•^'='^°"«= 
which were on the wall before, fell down, and other tcllowes came and dig- Jcndown.*""" 
ged a great hole, or breach in the wall. 

Gal Thankj be to Gtd : Now^ here is entrance enough 

i.K. Shegoethin. 


6 A true^elationofD\ Dee hisJBiom, mthfpirks, &c. 

The young maoi or ftriplin (with the Crown on his head) and the other 
bi(T man embraccch her : His Crown is a Triple Crown ^or three Crowns 
one upon another- He hath a little thing in his hand ., which he holdcth 
clofe, and ovcr-gripeth, \o that it cannot be difcerncd. 

, .. Jijoitgh thou halt travelled its a weman, thou palt HOW be kjioWH to be a man. 

E' K He rpake to (^ahah- They embrace each other- They fetch deaths 
for her, and put upon her a black Gown, a mans Gown, as the Gown of a 

Gaivab trinf- Shc kncclcth down like a man in form, her head and all- 

formed into a g jr n^^^^ ^^^ youngKing fpakc to her, faying, ^ 

JVkat this Rod maji doyWor\. 

E. K- He giveth the transformed man a Rod j one half being bloud \ and 
the other half white, the partition of thefe two being long- wife. 

A voyce out ^^ jufta funt faciet & meas menfurabit virtutes. 

Thi'u^v.^ov For untill it was appointed, I fought it not. 

med man. let US cleanfe the Court, and examine the multitude j 

A voyce out For erroar is alwayes covered in many. 

of the (tone, Gurfed are thofe that are judged by a multitude. 

NOTE. £ j^ ^11 they that fell off the wall ,and they that would have helped 

r hetuv.thcvcomc'in hound hand and foot' 

formed, Root them cut , King , fittj no fuch ^erjons, for thofe be thefe that never had mercy on ^ 


E. K. Now cometh a TPoman out^haiehg a Cro'^n on her head •' ftie hath a 
long viftgc. 

The big man. Jsjay, let her drhiKaspe hath deferved. 

E. K. The transformed man layeth down the Rod before him,and begin- 
neth to V veep • and faid^ Let it not be faidy lutl phty the anointed^ 

The big man • Let her die , for Jhe hath deferved death. ; 

E, JfC- Other men about her lay hand on her, and pluck the Crown off her 

The transformed mantaketh up his Rod, and layeth upon the top, or 
Crown of that womans head, 

£- K' The young King faycth unto her, What wilt thou ? 

The womjn. If '^ fie 4^ you, pardon for my life and dignity. 

E. i<C* The bigge man, and the young Ring talk together afide, the wo^ 
man holdeth her hands abroad, and knocks her brcaft?And a great com;: 
pany of them about her are hewed in pieces, hyioimcviizv^ turned- 


A voyce out Adjpvaho, 

oftheftone. £ jj^. jhc King and thc blggc ffiau comc iu again. 
The transfer. Eo JC- Thc King faid to thc transfomied man j Bc it as thou vvilt,E^ you 
tfi^o joyned together- For I with you both well- 

E. K- The woman boweth down with obeyfance , and thankcch 

E' K. The bigge man taketh the King by the hand, and the transformed 
man taketh the woman by the hands , and putteth her hands to the hands 
of the K-ing, and the bigge man ,- they take each other by the hand , and kifTc 

^"- S.K. All 


mcd man. 

J true ^{elation of D". Dee his JBtom mth fpirits, (3c c. 17 

B. K, All is now on the fuddcn vaniftied away, and ihc transformed man 
is returned again to her wonr.ans (liapc, and file faid. 

Gal 'Now l-pcill go withyni, Sir,your ]ourney, ^ 

E- K, She fpeakcth to you a. 

To A Iwtllleadjo",ifyouwil(fonowmeup. 

Bt4t you rn'ijl have brok/n (J.unns. 

A. By Gods <;race,an(l with his'help J will follow yon, and in rerpeft of my fhinns break- 
ine the joy of the confcqii ent efFeft will ntterly take away the grief of the ftiinns breaking. 

Gal And to you Sir y you -were heft to hnntand firti after Verity. 

f A.Shefpake fo to £. K. becanfe he fpent too much time in FilTiing and Angling. ] 

Gal WE?o-w r/in3«fawcft here (hall govern over 21 Kmgdoms. ii.Kingdomt, 

£i, jftherebenomyftery inthat fpeech , the Conqueft muft be great, and the trouble 
great and ftrange. 

f. K.. She gocth on her way along z lane- 

A, We know not who fliould be that King fo (hewed. 

Gal Sure thy demitndi are fully anfwered. 

Confider thou what thou feel{eft, 
Andofwhom thtufeekflf, 
And by whofe help. 
Ihen look^to that which is declared. 

I will follow my office, for in thofe things wherein thou art inqiiifitive I have ihewed the End. j^^ ^^^ 
A. Tmely the occafion of my prefenc asking you fome queltions , arofc upon matter con- 
cerning this Noble Polonian^ of whom you bad us yefterday ask as this day. 

Gal Vanity hangeth not at mine Elbow. ' 

Believeli thou that already fpokfn ^ fpokjn ( I fay ) of him ? 

A. Yea forfoothj/do believe it. 

Gal ....... / fay unto thee. His name is in the Book, of Life : "The Sun (hall not pa(re his ccwrfe ^j^^ Prjnce 

before he be a King. His Counf^I Jhall breed Alteration ef this State j yea of the whole ^/^ Utkie, 

What wouldil thou kjtow of him ? 

A. If his Kingdom (hall be of Poland, or what Land elfc. 

Gal Of two Kingdoms. 

A. Which 1 befecch you > 

Gal The one thou haft repeated, and the cither Ix feekjth as right, , ^ 

A, God grant him fufficientdireftioa to do all things fo, as may plcafe the Higheft in his 

Gal He Jhall want no direUion in ajiy thinghe defireth. 

A. As concerning the troubles of Auguji next, and the dangers then. What is the beft for Auguft, 
him to do ? to be going home before, or to tarry here ? 

Gal Whom God hath armed. No man can prevaile again'i. 

A. In refpeftofmyown (late with the Prince, I pray how much hath he prevailed to win 
me due credit : and in what cafe (tandeth my fute,or how am I to ufe my felf therein ? The premlfes 

Gal I have told you that at large even now, and if thou look into thofe things that are «= ananfvrer 

now toldt and arc now done. ^- „ 

A. Concerning C^/r/pi S[ed,\\i^ nofe gu(hing with blood twice ye(ternight and this mor- 
ning upon my charitable inftruftions giving him to vertUe and godlinefle. 

Gal / ktiow him not : n r any name hath he with in. 

A. Meaneth he well towards me ? 

Gal Whatfoever a wicked man meaneth it is not well ; hut 'in that fenfe it ii demanaed ^ 

Ix meaneth well. 

The evil fpirit that poffejfeth him 'tpas caft out of him, even at hit nnfe, at the prefence of thofe cbtrletSkd, 
that were present with thee. 

> Gal. ...... Believe me we know not his name ; Trouble me no more with him. 

A. O Lord, though menbefraile, faulty , and filthy, yet thy mercies are moft praifc- 
worthy ( among all generations ) of all thy doings. 

Gal. «9j>., Holdthy peace, we are now to execute the Jtijiice of God. 

A. I fpake a great while of the rrtercies of God and his Jufticc , and gave thanks for our 
Calling and Eleftion into this blefTcd ftate. 

Gal. ..... / Will take up my lodging for thii night. 

A. God grant ine worthy of fuch godly ghefts, God grant me a dwelling with you where 
his name is eternally praifed, glorified, and fanftified : To him all Creatures render thanks, 
honour, and glory. Amen. 
.»»... Amen, 

^ •> Ai This 


8 A true Relation ofD\ Dee his Anions mthfpir'its, 6c g. 

ii.j bionc 

-out of ^' This voice out of the Stone being taken to be the voice of God, importeth as much as 
one. if God himfelt had fealed to that as his will and decree, That all Creatures fhould render 
thankes unto him and glory ; ^««r : Dignum& JnjiKm eft. Amen. 


I'liefriay ]un\i 1^ Aff. 1<^S^. ante weridiem circa p. -r c>^ ' 

t.. 7 prayed firft, and declared our attending this day the promile of God to be per- 
formed, &c. 

Ga Are four hours yet to come ? and I will he ready. 

Are thew^rks of wifdoinfecret, until I have afcended this Hill • 

Is the Harveft ready when the Corn it ripe ? 

Are the Labourers ready when their Inlhuments are prepared ? 

I have faid. 
All -iciflom it reckfinedhy the eternal ffill i a^^untilit be faid, there is no aciion toUerable j 
When the Sun fljinetk I will appear am.ngft yon ; when it Is f aid Came:, lo I am ready. The dayes of 
your fathers were hlefd; but the hour when thit Book, ihall be written Ihall he (zna:iiied,jea m 
the }i:i4deii f inteil.-dual underftanding. 

For herein is the Creation 0/ Adam with his tranfgreffion. Th^ Vignity and wifdom he had. 
The Errour and horror wherein he was drowned, yea herein is the power fpread of the highejl 
wording in all Creatures, 

For as there is a partioiil-*r Sonl or fire infiamiMg u»to every body ( I mean reafonable ) So there 
is an Vniverfal fire and a general hrightneffe giving general light unto thnn, which is but One^ and 
Jhineth through the whole, yea is meafured equally unto every thingfrom thebeginntHg. 
The life of all things is here kjzown : 
The reward of death to thofe that are rewarded for life. 

iSlone are rewarded but according to their deferts : of the which there are two kinds. 
I Ihefe are rewarded with death for their wickednejfe. 
2. So are they rewarded with life for their coniant living. 
Among]} the Angels there way be err our y and fin may make them fall fnm the hrightneffe of their 


But to the Soul of man ( being once glorified ) firiis utterly, yea woft largely oppofite : Neither 
(hall that disunity ever he loft,ftained, or defaced, that is obtained here With the worker of righte- 
oufncffe and true wifdom^ 

Whatfoiver hath heen from the beginning X fixce it was faid in Divine Determittatiom, Be it 
done ) is here inclofed. 

Therefore Ihould this day he Hallowed and Sanctified before the Lord by you. 
, for if the Prophets , did worfliip this day of his afcenfion , much more ought you (which 

have tailed of the firji, end (kail now tafle of the fecrets of his Judgements ) glorifie his coming : 
Satan, But with you Satan is bufie j His briftles ftand up, his featljers are caft abroad. 

Therefore watch and pray ; For thofe that go to Banquets put on their upper garments. Ammgji 
you therefore is no found belief ; Neither do youconftder the fcope of this bleffrdneffe : Butfuch 
is tljegreatneffe and excellency of his forekjiowledge,that he fuffereth the enemy to carry a burden, 
yea fometimes to preach upon a Stage : For it is faid, Hejhall triumph unto the end, and flare 
himfelf here as he would have done above ; Neither fl^all he he thruji out of doors till the end be 
determined. Therefore watch and pray, and look, about with diligence ; for thofe things Jhall he 
opened unto you which have no t been difclofed unto the Holy Ones. 

Oh, how hard a thing it is for fiejh to continue in the workj of Jujlice ! 

Tea, oh how hard a thing it is for Wifiom to he acquainted with a hotchpot of filthineffe ? 

Cleanfeyour garmentSyLift upyoiir hearts, and rent your fanlts in pieces, that there may be 
one heart with one confent, and unto one end, unto him which is One and the End of all things : and 
to him for and in his truth,andfor the greatneffc of his mercies : To whom bepratfe for ever. 

A. Amen. 

E- K. All the while (lie fpake there came a bright beamefrom the My* 
ftical Stone to the body of her, and at the end fhe mounted upward and 

A. We fet up the hour glaflcs to meafure four hours juftly after this anfwer and in- 

Tiiefday, After Dinner about one of the clock and* the hours expired, and we attended 
the mercy oftheHighcft. 

A. At a great gladfome fhining of the Sun ( whereas it had not fliined but a little and in . 
conftantly ever fince his lali words ) one appeared on the corner of the green filk Sarcenet, by 
the Mjftical Stone,She was like a woman as Galvah in face, but her apparel was a mans gown 
flirred with foynes, or,as Gentlewomen do wear upon gowns. 

A. Upon the diver/ity of your apparel we are to ask whether you be Galvah or no'*, or 
have you alfo,as I have done, put on your Holiday- cloths ? 


(^ true Relation of D^ Dee his J&icns, mth fpirits, (Sec i c? 

Gal. ,„=.. f E AR GOD^ 

E. K. She Aeppech forward one ftcp. 

Gal, ,5,.., My Garment U called H X M A RC H, irhkh in your fpeech is called 

A. Initiim fapie?tt i£eji Timor Dowini : we accknowiedge it to be an old and a true 
LefTon, and alfo the firft ftep of the path-way to felicity. 

Gal JFhat if fear ? 

A. Fear is of two forts : one i> called ;f//<z/i^, the other/Vrz'/YAC. 

Gal Vntothe Jiiji all fear it joy 5 and therefore the ieginnms, and entrance into ijuietiteffe. 

true qtiietnejfe and reft it tvifdom ; For the nlmd that kjtowethhath the greateji reji and quietnefs. 
the Daughter of Vifpaire unto the wickjsd if fear. 

this fear if the firji that accufethunto damnation: But he thxt is perfealy wife, or hathtafled 
offpifdoM, kjioweth the End. 

And hit fear if of the thing that if done, thif if the true fear of God ; and when rve fear fin, 
we do it hecaufe we hate it. 

Whenwe jiudy to dogojd, it is a tohjn of our fear y in that it is a tok^n we fear him, whom vvc 
love and for whofe honour we Jhidy to do Veil- 

this if all that may be [aid of lively and unlively fear. 

touching the Bool{, it Jhall be ca.'led Lo^zh : which in your Language fignifietb Speech from XheXnieoi 
GOD. If^rite after this fort L O G A E T H : it if to be founded Logah . the Book. 

77}if word if of great fignification, I mean inrefpeB of the profoundnejfe thereof 

tie firji leaf (as yot: call it^ if the lali of the Book- A. lunder- 

And as the fir jc leaf if ahotckpt without order ; So it fignifieth a diforder of the TVorld, and ft^nd not this 
Uthefpeechofthat-Diforderov?iop\ytfie. theSkaf 

Write the Book^( after your order ^ backward, but alter not the form of letters, Ij/'f^'^iw bc.'nw indeed 
refpeCt of the places. the "aft, is of 

E. K. Now a bcame iliooteth through him from the Stone and fo through heriuh'^one, 
his head and out of his mouth; his face being from £• K. toward ^ tiJof'^''^ 

Ifritethe^p. Ifm htrve but ^% already. PFrite firji in a paper apart. .-^ 

E. Jf. Said that G<r/7'«^ her head is fo on bright firci 

that it cannot be looked upon: The fire fo fparklcch Lo.tzaeth fcZ lovi hrttic 

andgliftrethas when anhot iron isfniitten on anAn- r ^Sl 'j J„^ ^„^u /^ /' j 

vil, ic elpecially at the pronouncmg of every word. It m c 

-LJiru u ■ rr Now Seas appe-jr. 

IS to be noted alfo that upon the pronouncing of foqie ^^„ j,^ ^^„^ ^^^, ^,,.^^^_^ 

words, the Beafts and all Creatures of the World eve- > •• / 

ry one fiiewed themfelves in their kind and form : 'f "''*' ^(^»'PJ^''P chzr^rvane 
But notably all Serpents,Dragons,Toadsy and all ugly ^^bcriftacb lendix mr z'andox. 
and hideous (hapes of beafts ; which all made moil (i„i*., ■' / 

ugly countenances, in a manner aflaulting E. K. hut contrariwife cbming t6t; ' ¥nfd fawniiTg 
upon G a Iv ah. It is to be noted alfo that by degrees came a fecondbeamp, and a third 
beame of light into G'z/i'/?;tfiom the Stone, and all the three together appeared : the third 
participating of the other two. 

The fecond beame came at the word Lii>"i, pronounced ; when alfo Frogs and Serpents ap- 
peared, &c. The third beame upon the word £xi pronounced. Note alfo, that the man- 
ner of the firy brightneffe was fuch, and the grifely countenances of the A/onfters was fo te- 
dious and greivous and difpleafant to £. K- that partly the very grief of his minde and body, 
and partly the fufpefting the Creature? to be no good Creatures^ neither. fuch greivous 
iights ncceflary to be exhibited with the Myfteries delivering unto us, had in a manner for- 
ced him to leave off all : But I again with reafonable exhorting of him, and partly the provi- 
dence and decree Divine, wrought fome mitigating of his grief and difquietiiig. 

Gal thefe are thefe feven. 

A. Bleffed and praifed for ever be He who is one and three ; and whomhiighty mini- 
fters or governours do inceflantly glorifie. ..:;•■ ; - 

'" , • 1583. 

Gil, .,.,„ thy folly and weakjieffe is great f God C0mfort thee. 

[a. Hefpoketo E. ^> for his exceflive difquietnefle and fufpefting ofthe verity or 
goodnc/Te of Galvah. ] . ; iij, j, ,;. ^io'llnsl ' 

A. Note. Now the beames were all retired into the ftone ; again likewife all the Crea- 
tures and Vermine or ugly ftiaped Bealh are all gone. We were willed alfo divers time's to 
pray. At fund ry pangs of E. K. his grief and difquietnefle, fundry fpeeches were uttered *''^5'' 
by the fpiritual Creature : among which thefe noted. 

....... He that if angry cannot fee well. From bim that is perverfe, God tu^neih hit fack ' 

the hindrance of pumjliment, is the mercy of G d, which imputeth nt fin unto them whom uV-"^^ ^"'i^- 
*'?ffcChofen ; therefore be patient, and reconcile thy felf to God. tion°"' *' 

D 2 E'. K. ° ' 

20 A true^elatiotj ofD'. Dee his ABions.wh fpirits, dec, 

- — — m — ~*— ' ' I 

E. K- I do it with all humility and fincehty of mindc, and befeechGod 
CO help me with his grace; for of my fclf I cannot do fo,yet I am Thomas 
Vidymas, I yoill believe thefe things, when I fee the fruits of them, 

h. He feenied yet again to doubt , whether this Creature and the reft , (partakers of this 
aftion) were foundly good, and void of all halting, or abufing us. 

E K. How can youpcrfwademcthatycbenodcludcrs? 

Arjj'iments to Gall / will prove it by contrary. 

prove ojr In- Jhe ferva»ts of darkjiejfe have tkeir Garments ftained : their mouths ftinck^ of blafphewy , and 
^llf°J^^°^^^ lies, but our Garments are no fuch i neither do oiir lips fpea}{_ any untruth : and therefore we are 
of God, for whofoever it of the truth, is of God, 

Moreover:, the Vevil is kjtown by hit works : for the fpirit of God controlleth them, tbe fpirit of 
God agreethwith us, and ufethno controlment again/tit, therefore it it mtDauleffe, 

Inane thing thou mayeji know uf diffefingjrom Devils. ■ 

Mercy. The wickjd fpirits alwayes abhor this word Mercy. 

Btit it it the Doftrine that wc preach in refpeH towards you, we are not now (then) evil. 
But thii way teacheth hardneffe, and is a fiumbling hloc\ tt the wickfd : but the beauty of the Ca- 
file is not able to he expreffed. 
The ft-.tirc be Happy are they, which are covered with the Tear Is of Righteoufnejfe, and on whofe head there is a 
fore. Garland of godlineffc : For unto thofe belongeth to tajie of the Fountain of true wifdom. 

Is it not written of this book, that it teacheth nature in all degrees ? 
The judgement hereof IS Intelleftual. 
And wajhyour feet, and follow vie, 
L. Lord wafh thou our feet,, or elfe we fhall not be clean. 

Gal! How thou art God kjwweth : But comfort your felves in this. 

This Teftimo- That neither this Teftimony can perirti, neither unto you can remain any flavery : $luia w 
ny viftory. ftfo. erit vi£ioria, in him, and for him, to whom I leave you. 
A, What fliall I do with thefe 21 words now received ; 

Gall There are onely the words of the firft leaf. 

A. I pray, how fliall I beftow them, or place them. • 

Gall In them is the Divinity of tbe Trinity, 

The firft leaf Ihe Myflerie of our Creatian, 

«f the book. The age of many years. 

And the conclufion of the World, 

Of nu they are honoured, but of me, not to be uttered : Neither did I difclofe them Myfelf: For, 
\hey are the beams of my underjianding, and the Fountain from whence I water. 
A. I bcfeech you, how fliall I write thefe names in the firft leafe. 

Gall They are to be written in 5 Tables, in every Table 21 Letters. 

A. How ftiall I place the $ Tables upon two fides : three in the firft, and 2 in the fecond, or 
one in the firft, and 4 in the fecond, or how elfe? 

Gall Asthoufeejicaufe. 

A. Shall I write them in Letters of Gold? 

Gall The writing hath been referred to thy difcretion with colleurs , an^uch things as ap- 

prtain to the writing thereof. Vpon the firjl fide write three Tables, and on the fecond two, 
A. How, thus? n:r: Gal. .... Set them down, I will direlf thy judgement. 
A. When, now? lrL~ Gal Not now. 

E.K. She is gone, 

A. Deo Nofirofit Lauf,honor,& Gratiarum aUioperennis. Amen. 

JFednefday 19. Junii. Hora 2. a Meridte, 

A, I made a prayer to God : and there appeared one, having two Garments in his hands, 
who anfwered. 

p • • 

A good praife, with a wavering minde. 
A. God make my mindc ftable, and to be feafoned with the intclieftual leaven, free of all 
fcnfible mutability. 

E. K. One of thefe two Garments is pure white : the other is fpeckled of 
divers colours i he layeth them down before him, he layeth alfo a fpeckled 
Cap down before him at hii feet j he hath no Cap on his head : his hair is 
long and yellow , but his face cannot be feen •■> it the leaft it was turned 
away-ward from E-k. continually, though e. k. changed his place. 


J true Relation of D'. Dee his Jettons, mth fpirits, <3cc» 21 

Joujha/l fee my face, loy it is white. 

E. K. Now he putteth on his Pitfd Coat, and his Pied Cap, he cafteth the 
one fide of his Gown over his (houlder, and he danccth, and faith, 

. . . . , There is x Gody let in be merry. 

E.K. He danceth ftill. 

"there is a henveny let ut he merry. 

Doth this Do&rine teach you to kfjov Gody or to be skjlfull in the heavens ? 

Note it. 

E. K. Now he putteth ofFhis Cloathcs again : Now he kneeleth down, and 
waCfieth his head and his neck, and his face, and fliaketh his Cloaths, and 
plucketh off the uttermoft fole of his fliooes, and fallcth proftrate on the 
ground, and fayed .- 

Vou'hfafe (0 God') to takf arvay the vearineffe of tHy bodyy and to cleanfe the filthinejfe 

of this dufiy that J may be apt for this pnreneffe. 

E, K Now he taketh the white Garment, and putteth it on him, 

Mighty h God in hit great Jujiicey and wonderful in his imme afar able ni-rry : The hea- 
vens tajie of hii Glory : Ihe earth is confounded at his wifdom. In hell they tremble at him, a: at 
a Revenger. Th'sjheweth thee ( O ) tobe a Gody and firetcheth forth thy Glory from the Eaii unto 
the Wtji ; for thy Heavens are Statutesy and thy Creatures Laws : that thou ntayai be accounted 
aGodof JulHceandGlory. Becaufe thou art a God, Therefore there is a Heaven : F^runto 
the Frince cf Kighteoufne^'y there belongeth a place of Glory ; Into the which there enter eth none 
that are defiled y neither fuch as are fc/eJMz/^fi^ with the fpots of iniquity. M<mus H£C bona 

efi E. K. putting forth his right hand, H£C Autem mala £. K. putting forth his 

left hand, ^i Habet aures intelligat. 

E. K. Now he litrctb down on the Desk-top and lookeih toward me* 

A. This Parable is in general^ foniewhat underftood of us : but in particular, how it may- 
be, or is to be applied, prefently we underftand not, 

Beware left error enter within the dwelling place of Righteoufneffe. I have f aid. 

E. K. Hw fcemeth now to be turned to a woman, and the very fame 

which we call Gdhah. 
E. K. Now he is come down to the ufual place, on the Table. 

L. I have affaycd divers wayes to place the five Tables, on the two fides on this firft leaf ; 
Is it to your likeingas I have done it, in the five little Triangles ? 

Gal As concerning tkefetting down of the five Tables, it is fufficient as it is done. 

The caufe why 1 appeared thus, was that you might avoid error. 

A. I pray you to iTiew us the means how that error was or is to incumber us. 

Gal Whofoever taketh fervantsof the wicked, to prove the Glory of God , is ac- Note. 

curfed. B«f, Satan, how many are thy deceits ? 

Note, my Companion ( E. iC. ) would have caufed perfonal apparitions of fonie of the 
reproba.e fpirits, before the Prince Albert Laskie in my Study, thereby to fhew (ome ex- ^, £;, 
perience of his skill in fuch doings; But I would not confent to it: And thereupon G (J /i"^^ 
gave judgement and warning of fuch an error, of my Companion his intent, &c. 

Gal Beholdy ititfaid, before he go front hcwe I will pour w.iter into hi^i ; And my An~ 

gel (hall annoint hiwy as I have determined : Hidetherefore Nothing from him; Foryou be- Notcof>I.£. 
long unto him. Neither can flejh and bloodwork. thofe things that I have Glorified in hiM (All 
things that are ejiablijhed in God, are Glorified. I fpeak^thit for thy vnderjianding') Neith<r let 
your hearts he hurdnedi for the Earth ii condemned, and thefc things (hall come to pafle. 
Credit is all that Ifeek {faith the Lord; ) for when I come, I (hall be fufftcient/y believed. ^^ ^^^j, 

I takj the God of Heaven and Earth to judge; and fw ear by him as awitneffe,t\iaxt.\\dc wom-; 
are true, and ftall endure unto the end. The general points of mans Sahation arc concluded al- Note of Gene- 
ready ; but tfie fpecial gift belongeth unto God. God jirengthen you a^ainji his adverfary. r*'clal"7fH°*' 

A. Amen. ^'^ * ^' "' 

Gal Soenyou (l>a II know more. 

A. This Prince would gladly know, Whether it fhall be beft for hinj, with the firft oppor- 
tunity ,to be going homeward. 

Gal Itjfiall be anfwered foony and what queftions foever he alfo demandeth, 

A. May he behere prefent at theaftiondoing ? 

Gal Thofe that are of this h'ufe, are not to be denied the Banquets therein. "1-ef m'"'^ 

A. May I requeft you to caufe fome fenfible apparition to appear to him, to comfort him, ^^j^n," 
and eftablifti his minde more abundantly in the godly intent of God his Service > 


21 J true'J^elatmo/ D'\I)cchis jBions^mthJpirits,d^c, 

Gal If jiou follow US3 let him be governed by in i But whatfoever it of the flelh, is not 

■ of us. 

E,K. Shefeemeth to wesp ; forihe water com cth forth of her eyes. 

A. Yen perceive, how he underftandeth of the Lord Treafurer his grudge againft him ; 
And perhaps fome other alfo, are of likernalitious nature : What danger may follow hereof, 
or incombrance ? 

Gal thefim of his life is already appointedy one jot cannot be diminijhed : But he that 

A L. poverty, ii Almighty can augment at his pie a fur e. Let him re'pyce in poverty. Be forry for his ene- 
mies. And do the workj of Jujiice. 

E.K. Shefeemeth to put the air over her, and foto enter into a Cloud 
of invifibility, and fo dilappear- 

A. Deogratias agamuf. 

TVenfday after noin, circa horam 5. T^he Lord Albert a Lasky being prefent, 

A. We attended oiGalvah fome inftruftions or difcourfe concerning the Lord Laskje. 

E. K. At length appeared before the Lord Laiky ( in the air) an Angel in 
a vvhits Robe, holding a bloody Crofle in his right hand, the fame hand 
being alfo bloody. 

A. In n.mine Jefu Chrifti Crucifixi^a te reqviro qui Grucis Troph£um hie Gefiasut ilia nobis 
f'gn/fies, qu^funt ad Chrijit gloriaWy cuifit honor & Lain perennis. 

E. K- Now he ii come from before the Lord Lasky ^ and ftandcth here 

on the Table : he turncth himfclf to all the four quarters of the World; 


He prayeth. 

God, Why jhould the people upon earth re'joyce ? or wherein Jhould the pleafnresof their 

fenfual delights be fixed / Why doth the Moon hold her comfe ? or why are the Stars obferving art 
order? Why are thy people thus Jrattercd abroad ? Bicahfe iniquity hath caught the upper hand. 
The Doors of our God are polluted with blafvhemy , his Temples defolate, his Commandfnettts vio- 
lated y^ndh'i^ Glory sccoutited as nothing. But wilt thou fuffer ; or canjl thou hold thy hand 
from thy great and tnighty^ Jtrokjs t Moji High God, Mojt Mighty God, Mefi Honourable God, 
have mercy upon thy people ; refped the Creation, ( the Creation I fay ) of thofe, wherein thou hajl 
delighted. Siffer not the Serpent to extol his head above thy Altars, neither let thy holy Veffelte 
poifoned with his venome. For thou art Mighty and overcomeji all: and who can rebel againfi 
thy Prowejfe ? Bend down thy mereiful eyes. Behold this confufitn : look^upon thy "temple and fee 
the defolation thereof. And then in thy mercy ( ')jl}ew thy felfto be a God, and fuch a merciftd 
Governour, as hath compafjion upon thofe that are difeafedt yea even unto death. Grant this Catna- 
fcheth galfuagath garnaftel zurah logaah luferoth. Amen. 

A, I pray you to declare unto us your name. 

My name is Jubaniadace. 

A. If I (hould not offend yon, I would gladly know of what order you are, or how your 
lUte is in refpeft o( Michael, Gabriel, Raphael, or Vriel. 

Jub. Vnto men, according unto their deferts, and the firjl excellency of their Soul, God 

hath appointed a good Governour or Al^ge\, from amongll the orders of thofe that are Blejfed : 
For every Soul that is good, is not of one and the f elf fame dignification ; Therefore according to hif 
excellency we are appointed as Minijhrs from that order, whereunto his Excellency accordeth : To 
the intent that he may be brought at laji to fupply thofe places which were Glorified by a former ; 
And alfo to the intent, that the Prince of Darkjieffe-niight be counterpoifed in Gods Jujiice. A- 
7»ongli the which I am one which am.the Keeper and t)cfender of this man prefent ; which carry 
the Triumph and Enfign of Vidories continually, before him, as a reproach to my adverfaries and 
his, a^td to confirm the dignity whereunto he is called by the prefence of this Charafter. 

£. K. Now he heavcth up the CrofTe. 

I have alfo fealed the fame m his heart : For unto him belong great Viftories , in 

the name, and for the name of his God. The Jews in his time (hdW tifie of this Creffe : And 
with this CrofTe (hall he overcome the Sarazens, and Paynims : For I will ejiabajhone Faith 
( frith the Lord of Jujiice ) That I may be kjiown to be the fame that I was firfi among all people. 
CMoreover I will open the hearts of all men, that he may have free paffage throrghthem, and will 
not fuffer hint to periffj with the vioUnce of the wickfd. I will hereafter vilibly appear unto him, 
andwill fay, Thisis to be done. But a year isnot yet come, and theft things finijhed. 
But (jhus faith the Lord) I have hindrcd him, becaufe he hearkjted to the provocation of thofe that 
are wdtnon. And hathconi^ented to thofe that blafphemed my name. Bid him lool^to the 

Jieps of his youth, and meafure the length of his body; to the intent,he may live better, and fee himr 

felf inwardly. 

A. Note. 

A. L. 

A. L. 

A. L. 
f n year to 
brcedeth ex- 
ception; ard 
fin brctd^th 

<t4 true Relation of jy^ Dee his ABions with fpirits, (Sec. 2 ^ 

A. Note. At this Inftanc Tjnfeld came lailily upon us, into my Study .- we thinkini^ that 
the Study door had been fhut ; the Lord Laskje being gone out of my Study, tlie orher 
way through my Oratory, to take Taufdds nieHagc from the Court , and havint^ dif- 
patched him, rcfted without : and T.r,ifeld having commendations to mcjas he faid, from TW:%-^an'eli 
fome at London., fearing leaft he (hould be be fent away by and by, without doing thefe Co vcd ■h.. 
camcundifcretly upon us, to our no little amazing, and great fcarin,'; his ra(h opinion ^^'"1 ^-^t'. 
afterward of fuch things, as he could not perceive perfeftly what my Companion and 1 
were doing: Hereupon, y7/i<i?z/a^<rcf gave this fentence, or declared this the fatal end 
of Tanfeld. 

Juban It is [aid, Hethat entreth iathiK rajhlyy Lofive tnoneths arejettocome^andfijhes 

tfthe Seafi>all divoiirhis cark.^fe. 

Ai pe^ore, whatfoever he takcth in hzndpall profper, for my names fake. For thus it 4, l. his m- 

is faidi and thefe words are the words wherewithii! I do annoint him ; for than the comfort of the nointli r 
Higbejii there is not a fweeter Inundiion. Look^ not for the marvciles c/ t/;ij /^or/^, as the '^'""x'"'^ 
wielded man in his heart doth; but jtudy to pleafehimwitb whom ye migh'- rejoyce for ever. Ja// ''»"'' "°V""' 
fons ofmeHi ^''^-^f do ye feek^ after? Vo ye hmt after the fwiftnejfe of the winds ; or are you ^""'^'"' '''"'' 
imagining a form unto the Clouds ? cr goye forth to hear the braying 0/ an Jffe^ which puffHh away 
vith the fwiftneffe of the air ? Seek, for true wifdont ; For tt beholdeth tbebrighteji, and ap~ 
feareth unto the lowef. Cecill hatethhim unto the heart, and defiretb he were gone hence. Muny -p, 
other do privily fting at him ; I cannot properly fay jling him ; But ( I fay ) I wi 'I four down my XreafJ^e^ 
wrath upon the»t, and they Jhallbe confounded in the midji of their own iniquity. Let my faithful 
live and belike the fruithtl Vi-'{)ard. Be itfo. 

it. For his return homeward, What is your advice ? perhaps he wanteth Jieceffary pro- 
vifion, and money. 

Jutan He pall he holpen here, and elfewhere , rairaculoufly. Ifpeak^as it were to him- 

felf. Let him S.o,fo f^on as he can conveniently. 

L. I fay again, perhaps he wanteih money, but the Treafures of the Lord are not fcanr, 
tothemwhom hefavoureth. 

Jub His help Ihall he firange which hath not been often feen. Ihe ^Jieenlnveth him 

faithfully, and bath fallen out withCccW about him : Lecefter fiattereth him. His doings are 
loekjd into narrowly. But I do alwayes inwardly direct him^ and I vriil minilhr fuch comfort 
untobim,asfhallbeneceffaryinthemidjiofallhtsdou!gs. When this Country fhall be inva- p i j 
ded, then fliallyou palie into his Country, and by this means,fliall his Kingdom be eftabli" "^*" ' 
flied again. This is more then my duty. This is the fir ji time he hath been here, and it is won- a t 
derful. The fccond coming is not long unto, and then ftiall he be wonderfiil, Dejiitutus 
i me, premitur i malo. He is now dejiitute of me. 

tk. Note, as foon as he had faid this fentencc, he feemed to fink through the Table like a 
fpark of fire ; and feemed to make hafte to his Charge,! mean the Lord Laskje : whereby we 
perceive the frailty of man to be great when he is Dejiitute (yea but after this manner ) o/ 
this good Angel. 

BenediBum fit nomen Dei nofiri nunc 
^infsmpiternaf£cula. Amen, 

Thurfday 20 Junii 1583. After Noonc Circa 6. 

Gal Labour in the writing of this Book^diligently. See thou cleanfe thy felf oji both fides. 

Be ahne while it is done : that is to fay, whle thou art in doing it, henceforth and till the time 

come ufefpeecb with us no more ; every feventh day accepted. " Every feventF! 

A. How Hiall thofe dayes be accounted ? day. 

Gal Fromtuefdaylajt: Tuefday being the firji of the feven, and the next Munday, the ^°'^^*''"' ■ 

feventh, and fo forth every (Monday is the feventh. In a pure aCti.n all things ought to be 

A. May I be writing every day, and at any time, when it fliall come in my mind ? 

Gal F-ver as thou (halt feel me move thee. I will ft ir up thy delire. Good defi-cs 

A. How (hall I do for the letters ? Shall I fimply tranflate the letteii as I find them ? fti'^red up by 

Gal. ...... J. good Angels. 

A. The titles of the fides,are they to be written onely in the holy Chara fters ? 

Gal As thoufayeji, even thofe Words do make the holy, that thou calleji them holy i 

A. I believe verily, that ti ey are holy and fanftified. 

Gal Inthelaii feven of the ^Q dayes, the vvords of this Baok fhal! bediftinguifhed. D'ftinSfomf 

A. Knd accented SiMo''. Gal /. words and ac- 

A. How fhall I do, for the Tableswhere certain letters are to be written in all the void ^^""' 
places, feeing they will not jiiftly agree ? 

Gal Inhere is one fuperfluouf : it is to be filled in order as it (heweth. 

A, I (hall not dare adventure on it without direftion when I come to it, 

Ga! Thou Jhalt want no d-reaion. 

A. For the inequality of the firft 49 lines I require your advife. 


14 A trueKelation of I>. Dee his JSions wh fpirits^ <5cc. 

Gal It is no quefiion. 

Gall TJyou heginneft in thevporld toloo\vp tohtaven : Soypof it begun in earth to hoJ{, 

up to the doing ubdije. 

The laft life is Hotclipotcli of the wicked in the Woild, and damned in theUcW. 

potchW.' E. K.. What is a Hotchpotch, &c- 

To E K ' ' Gal. . . . , ■ *?'•'(■ gre.rter tky folly if, the greater thy w/fdom will he hereafter. 

There are the Souls of the wicked and damned in Hell. Tbofe that an in the world 

cannot dtfri' e the 'calf joy of thofe that are in heaven : Much lejfe thofe that are ignorant y declare 
the wavifeliheaiity of ypifloni. There (hall come a day with joU) when yon Jhall rejoyce. In the 
wean feafon, rent your hearts, and turn unto the Lord. 

A. Deus in adjutoriiim noftrum intende^Domine ad jnvandum mc feftinajGlo- 
lia Patrij&i filio,8i- S,6v- Amen. 

Satnixhy, ante Meridiem. //or<r lo. Junii 22. 

A. Whiles I was writing certain prayers to good Angels, and ad proprios nofiros Angelos for 
^.L'f.'^jjthere appeared one very big m the aire, all in a white Garment fullof plaights , and 
tucked up verj' dubble, with a niyterlike Attire on his head, and acrofTeon the forepart of it; 
He Willed E. K. to fpeak^ to me, and to tell me of hk being there : But he refufed, and exprefly de- 
nied it, partly by reafon Galluah faid that he would not deal with us, but every feventh day 
(being every Monday) till the aftions vveie ended : and therefore he fuppofed this Creature 
tobe an illuder, and partly he urged fome evident token, or proof of their well-meaning to- 
wards us in Aft,d^r. He went down, and ftill this Creature followed hun with a drawn fwordy 
requiring him to declare thefc words to me ; but E.K> a ioivg while bad him declare them 
himfelf imto me, if he would : and faid, why flieuld he not,c^c. At length my Companion 
came, appeafed, and contented to hear what this Creature would fay , who at length faid 

.... The Eagles have food for their yomtg ones,hy Divine providence , and not of themfelves. 

fe.K. w»?yet j^0yd lit me diminijh the power of this wick/d fpirit that doth fo provoke , and fiirre him to mi-' 

fomcwhit.c- ^^^-^j^ 

BOTt" modiliy • • • • ^f ^^^ ^'^^ "f *^^ fathers (0 God) he great towards their Children, much greater are thy 
this creatures bleffings in thofe whom thou hajl ch^fen, 
gooduiords. A. So, (O Lord) fo. 

«... 'Behold, I will draw threds together, and mal^e hint a Net, which Jhall alwayes be between 
Now he came ^^^ ^^^^ j^^ Adverfary : neither Jhall it diminifh hit under \ianding from the true fight of me. 
he Tared Vo-^' ^^ ^'^^^^ ^^^'^ /""'^ ' ^^^ place is holy. JFrnte that Jhall be here fpoken , with devotion upon 
wards my thy kjtees. Great it thy name (0 God) and mighty art thou in all thy workings : Thy help it jirong 
weft-fide, and to thofe that delight therein. magnified be thy nii-me from generation to generation. 
came and /-^ • 

ftoodbymy.... . Oratio. 

on the Table. Speritu & mentc dico, 

Hecovereth Sit mihi venis orandi modus : nam bonitatem Dei Laudo : O, Iram Patrisnieritus fum, quia 
his face. lumen ejus elongatur a me: Verum in nomine Chrifti remifTiontm deliftorum meorum, 8c con- 

Now he pray- firmationem in fuo Sanfto Spiritu cxopto. Per te, Halleluja, refurgam, meaccufo, me con- 
eth fomewhat demno : omnia male feci, 

in his own Omnia per te (Pater) funt. Paratus cftoexaudire. Oculosad Coelos Elevarenolo, egcfta- 
hj"^Vi^r I. ten'"l"i3 nieam nofti. Qiiid differesDomine , Cor meum in melius Confortere? Vivus & 
roftratc'" non mortuusfum: Igitur Credo in te. Exaudi me Antidotum mihi SanSum monftra , quia 
N th t' ev . '"^'""^ meum agnofco. Mitte mihi auxilium tuum de fede Majeljatis tu2 : Et per Angelos 
ry fentencebe t'onostuereme. ^W7,E;c/r?<<^/, O tu igitur Angelus mens adfis mihi. Defende me , ncc trade 
ufed, feme di- Corpus & animam meam in manus inimicorum ; meorum fed fecundum magnam mifencordiam 
ftinainthe Dei, (per potcftatcm tibi traditam)me protege, adfit mecum prudentia tua,qua Diabolum 8c 
bowing of his Sathanicam fraudem vincani. Adjuva me dereliitum, Confirma me debilem, Cura me fanuni, 

nl.T. 11"^ fana me aegrotum : Mihi eJto fpiritus fuper humanam fapientiam. Fac me fidclem Operato- 
proltrate, or aji a i i ^ <■ t ■ rr ,- rt ■ ■ i - o 

holding uphis rem : Adduc tecum Angelos de Coclis demiuos Sanctos, qui me tecum in adveruj tueantur 86 

hands,&c. ab omni Cuftodiant malo, donee ilia hora venerit , quam nemo evitare poteft : Suftinuit aninia 

He holdeth niea in verbo ejus. Amen. 

hl*h "^" GlorifieGodye fans of men ,and praife him in the midil of your wickedneffe : For he is a God 

'^ ' thatjheweth mcrcie to his people, and heholdeth th fe that are affiiHed : All honour, praife, and glo~ 

ry be unto him, n;w and for ever. Amen. 

A. I befeech you, what is your name, that this mcrcie of God may be Recorded , to have 

been beftowed upon us by yom- miniftcry. 

.... Gabriel, 

A. Shall I fignifieto the Polonian Gentleman, that wc received this.. . . prayer from you, 

and fo make him partner thereof* 

Gabriel. ... Do fo. 


fiJ true Relation of jy^ Dee his ABions whffirits, 6cc. 2 ^ 

"the help cf the Lrd is with thofe, that he loveth^ anAfo be it. 

A. He made the fi^n of a CroUe over our two heads, and fo went away. 

Gloria fit in excelfisy Deo mjho & in terra. Pax hominibui bona voluntatis. 

Siturdayj Jmii 22. a Meridie, Circa 6. 

A, Upon the pending and examining, this prayer G'tbriel revealed unto us, I found certain 
imperfections, and fome'doubts, wherein we thought it good to ask counfel, and require G<r- 
briePs advife : That the prayer might be perfeft,as he might well like of to Gods honour and 
our comforts. At the length : Nothing appearing to the eye, but the noife of a found about 
E. K. his head, and withall a mighry weight , or mvilible burden on his right ftioulder , as 
he fate in the green Chair,by the holy Table,or place : And unto certain places of the prayer, 
which I noted and repeated, thofe words, and anfwers were by G^zirie/ given. 

Gab. ., ..Jhe Preface niuji be in, for if our hearts be not prepared unto prayer jOur prayers are 
in vain. 

Quid differs Domine, Cor meum in melius Comfortarc, 

Per te & in nomine tuo reflirganj ; id eft, Halleluja. 

The firii way is myre effeCtual. Say Angele race , but the other is more effeSualy Cura me 
fanuni. Regard me, and look^unto me, beingwhole. 

A. As concerning the infcription, which I have written before the prayer : I would gladly 
know, whether it be to your well liking of it. 

Gab Fiant omnia ad laudem Dei. My doings are of no fuch regard : What I have done 

he it dene, fo that your additions be to the honour of God^it is fufficient. The efFeft of his prayer 
is greater, then is the form. The former is greater then the forming. That is to fay, he that 
bath formed it, is mightier then any virtue, wherein it is formed. Wherefotver, therefore the mind 
formethit with you with perfe^ humility and confent, there is alfo the former. As formed of him 
therefore, I leave you to the end of his workjnanjhij) , which continually formeth all things according 
to his own fajhion. 

Sins Your fins have banijhed me, from faying thofe things I would. 

A. O cleanfe our hearts, and wafh away our lins, amplius lava me ab iniquitate mea & a pec- ■" 

cato meo mimda me. 

Gab Sins are never wafhed away, or forgotten with the higheji , but with fuch as are forry, 

and alfo make facisfaftion. Satisfaaion. 

Lird, full forry I am for my fins, ani what fatisfa^ion is ... required I would gladly kjiow> 

Gab The offence was not thine. Every one fatisfie, or elfe he fhall be damned. 

A. Good Lord expoimd to us the myflery of fatisfaftion. 

Gab When the Soul ofendeth , and is cbnfenting to wickfdnejfe , he is then to makj a fpiri~ 

tual fatisfa&ion, which is the end and perfeU fruit of Contrition. For thofe that are truely Con' 
trite, do true ly fatisfie. Another fatisfaUion there is, which is externil. This fatisfa&ion is to 
he made for fins committed againji thy Neighbour : For if thou offend thy Neighbour , and do him 
Vrong, or takjf any thing fiom him, by fraud, or violence., it is a great fin . For this, thou canji never 
be Contrite if thou make not fatisf action, not onely confefjing it, but in fatisfyinz his defire that is 
offended, and that with forrow. This is true Voilrine, and (hall never be cvertlsrown^by the fpirits NOTE. 
of ftilfe invention : which indeed is the firji eye unto the Devil. If you may offend your brother , and ^°°'l Angels 
I, . he therefore accurfed : How much more fhall you be accurfed, when yon offend the meffager of him"''^°^'^"^^^ 
I' thatisytur Father. Behold, hefiyethnot, I have cnce done amiffe. God be mercifull to you, that^^''"^"'^^'^' 
his mercies might be the greater uponym. Be mindfull of ntyfayings. ^' ^' 

A. Deus mifereatur noftri , & benidicat nobis, Cor raundum Greet in nobis,&: fpi- 
rituni reftum ponat in proecordiis noftris, Amen, 


Wedncfday, Junii 26. Hora p;. prafente D.Alberto Lasky. 

A. As we were together in my ftudy, and I ftanding at my Desk. There appeared to 
E. K. a round Globe of white fmoak over my head. Thereupon /perceived the prefcnce of 
fome good fpiritual Creature, and ftraight way appeared the good Angel. /. L. 

A. / laid, Benedidm qui venit in nomine Domini,& igitur nobis ejl gratus laudis adventus. 

I.L. Et quid tu dicis? [ad E. K. LoquutuseiL] 

6. K- Si boniii «, iff lucu fpirkus, bene yenijliy I. L, 

I'L. Et bene tibi fiet. E. K. He hath a befome in his hand. 

£. K- What will you do with this beromer 

A. Quid cum tua fcopa decrevifti facere? 
/. L. Seaindum Dei beneplacitum. 

E EX,Here 

2 6 A true Kelation of D'. Dee his Jciions mth fpirits^ &c. 

£• K. Here comsth a bi^ tall creature , formi hutnana qux facile non 
poflk difccrni, oculi ejus vidcantur cfTc duo Carbunculi Lucentcs & mirabi- 
litcr micantes. Capur ejus videcur aureum , os vidctur valde largum effc, 
& Caput videtur mobile & quad ab humcris feparabilc^ totum rcliquum 
Corpus vidcrareflfemarmor quafi- 

Vox Tecifti tu ? 

[E.K.^ hefaidfotoZL. 

Sufplar hue IL. Feci. Decedite in Oratoriunt, nam magna hie dicenia. (u»t. 

faltii'neffeut ^i decedent ? I L. Trincepsy& tu. (Bow down thy knees brother) and here what I do fay. 

q^kmr #t r Jo g. j^, he fpake.] 

TT'dnll Magnus ille Filiolihominum qvidvuhis ? 

toi (uht'ienio A- Cupinius ninndari apeccatis, & illuminari fapiencia divina, ad ems honorem. 

inccghatmee- g j,^. Eft lumen quoddasn in Acic J & ipfccfculatur lumen illud- 

"' ^J "" ■ j^ DiCjPropititis ejlo/fiihipeccatori. 

K £• Propitius efto mihi peccatori, O Deus, crefcit jam Corpus iftius 
magniiii immenfum quantum, qaod nonpofCc facile difccrni' 

Mag Filii hominum^ quid vultis ? 

A. SapienXiamveram. 

Mag vos pueri & filii hoi>tinu»t,quid vultis ? 

A,. Sapientii.Ji inDeojSi propter Deum, verani. 

Mag Jsdite, ci''.i Jujiuf &veriu fum ( inqi'it Vomiiiuf ; ) Vos nihil impiunty iniquim^ 

SwguUhm iielinjujhimfufcipite: N^m qudiCunquefeceritiirniiU , vel negligentiay vel tnfcitiayvelcontemptuy 
pmfert vsrbii, -j^i (titf-n ttiniia fuperjiit/one futtt, ( Sicut Scriptunt eft ) poteiate tradita fpiritibus mendacibufy 
flammmexore. ^^ y^xarent brnos, dim affligerentmalos. Sed dixit Deuf ( Deusfum quidem vefter ) qui Spiritum 
evmit, Sanaum iton aufero a vobis : Nam eftisfquos per potentiam confirmabo meam : Nolite igitur Cz' 

■^ com.i'^i Cumperverlis fieri, ^//i inaniter rebus & Idolis h'jjus mundi potentiam afcribimt meam, 

De Sullu'nn'i- Sed Crediteperfeveranter & ad fineni tifque & fidetn habete : quia, (^per me ) omnia, mundana 
bus:p:inbus fupe.'.ii pgilhwt., &fiihjiciet D^mones voluntative!h£. Ddmones fub regienitus permanentes,^ 
Argii: b'niubi ifi~i,jfi Lmaribusy An;^cli mei noii funt : Sed Caleftes, San&i & veri honi. Nonne vos homines &• 
fedisbabent. ^jsyialcs 6' non fine peccato, C«i volimtateni liheram , fiinul & percare permijp : vt intelUgendo 

Pene omnium exinde jnaluni, & me Veuni veflru>» agnofcatis vos. Audite igitur-, Audite filii mei, Calami- 

pn.c:^>um'in' tatem totiui terr£ omniumqueviventium pr£dico. Bella erunt undiqtiehorrenda & triftiffima, Et 
teriius. peribit ad tertiamufque partem gladio & fame Terra, Erunt cxdes mv.ltoruw, (^ penc omnium ) 

T.( -act Imperii tritrcipum interitus , Terra motin, quales non ab initio mwidi i Terreftrit D^monis QTurcg 
ruina. y'u.') Imperii ruina. Nam fie conftitui. 

[E, K,'] Nunc refpcit vos- 

A. y^. L. and I were in my Oratory. 

Stephanus, Folonienfis, niiferrine in bello jugulatus, Cadet. Iterutii dico ; Stephaniu, ?o- 
lonienfis Rex,miferrime in bello jifgulatuf, cadet. Vocabant te itenim \^refpicit Alb. Lasky ] 
ad Regnum Vrindpes : quern etiam ego Polonia;, Moldavice &- populi mei Ducem & regem con~ 
iiiXucro. Tunc attinges defideratam met am & nonerrabii a Scopo. Bl^it ego [urn Veus tuns, & 
• doceho te iitilta & vera. Et dabo tibi Angelas meo: adjutores & comites etiam ad fiecrctum quod- 
libet mundi. Vigilato, Orato. Igitur , Tim efto , donee venerit poteftas mio. & in te, & 
fupra vos. Inter um figillate qu£ vidiftiiy& me in publicum producite. 

tse inpubiicum [i^-K."] Now He (haketh: he feemcth to turn his head about his (houlders. 
'" """' E, K, Nunc accipit en/em <(s* pcrcutit nubss, ^ crucem format antefe, ah utro- 

qu^ latere i^ poji fe. Credemihi, efl finis rerum -. Dimitntntur Peccata'Ve/ira. 
E. K. Cadic, quafi diftradus , ( vel fc feparans ) in 4 partes, & a- 


Vox Habetit qu£adeo Vecretafunt. 

A. Mifericordia Dei, fie fuper nos mmCj & femper. Amen. 

Szturdzy Junii 29 i meridie hora 4. 

A. While] was about to write the Titlcofthefecond fide of thefeventh leaf : zr\d(E.K. 
^''•'^"^S^y '"^ ^ M<?(//«i appeared as before like a young girle, and I fainted her in the Naitie 

Hhcn*he'be- °^^°'^' ^^ *'°™'"S ^"^^"^ ^^"^ '^'^5°°*^' ^""^ ^'^''^ "-^ '^^''' '■''^'' ' ^^^ wonderfully opprelfed 

gJn4;ftX4f(iic with the Work prefcribed tome to perform before ^.'i^«/r next, and defired hertohelpme 

" 'Pedigree, toone to write the holy Book as it ought to be written: feeing I did all I could, audit f- em- 

ed almoft inipoffible for me to finifli it as it is requifite. Madami promifed to help me to 



^true Relation ofiy. Dee his JUuns mth [pints, 6cc- - ly 

one to write the Boo'rC ; and thereupon appeared to her ( but uiifcen of E. K. ) her Mother 

Madimi faid aU'Oj that (he was now learning of Greek and Arabiek , and the ^ylian 


Mad Mother fprayyou let him have nne to write hit Book,, 

A. I pray thee tell me Midi>»i, what was his name which yeftcrday tempted my friend 
and accufed nic moil unduly and untruely to E, if. us a murderer ^ and hypocrite, and one 
that had injured a thoufand. 

Mad Hif»ame was Panlacarp. 

A. Can the wicked Conjurers have their Devils to write Books at the'r commandments, 
and fhall not an honelt Ghriftian Phiiofopher hare the help of God his good Angels to write 
his holy Myfteries fo greatly redounding to his Glory? And feeing you arc the Mjcher of 
ftf'i^/wi here, I befeech you tell me your name here ; as the order of all our domgsaredi- 
itinftly and orderly noted. 

Mother 1 am of the word, and by the word : I fay, Seal up thofe things thou haft : ' 

And I myfelf will take charge of G^z/i/^^ to the end. Ad evitand'm fcand^i/um. 

A. Truth it is, it niurt grow to a great miflikeing grudge, that God (h ould fcem to have 
laid burdens on our fiiouldcrs, greater than we are able to bear : and then if we fall and faile 
under them, he would find a caufc not to perform his promifes made for carrying of thofe 

Mother Whatfoever is thy part, the fame will I perform. I wllfut thy yoke ( in this 

one thing) iip'.n my (fioulders. 

A. Will you then write it as I (hould have written it ? 

.Mother ...... 1 have faid I will. 

A. Where (hall 1 leave the Book > 

Mother Leave it where y uwill : your locks are no hindrance to us. Even when Our locks. 

the time Cometh believe and you (hall find it written. 

A. You have eafed njy heart of a thoufand pound weight. 

Mother Becaufeje jhall not fall into error. JJoji thou believe ? 

A. Yea verily. 

Mother. "then verily will I do it. Fides tua erit inftrumentum operationis mei j 

Erit, & videbitis, &; nunquamperibit. 

Galvah One thing I will teach thee. The End is greater than the Beginning^ or the 

Midii ; For the End n witneffe of them both : But they both cannot witneffe of the End. 

Mother He that appeared yejierday is faji enough, now : Maiden, Say your leffon^ when 

1 am gone. 

A. I pray tell me your name. 

Mad Mother I pr ay you tell your name. 

Mother I A M j What will you more? 

^' K. She flicth away like a fire. 3iad'ml falleth down proftrate on her 
face a while. 

A. Now I fliall have Icifure to follow my fute, and to do all Mr, Gilberts bufineffe. 

Mad My Mother will fpeak,to the ^een for you Jhortly. Serve you Gjd while I d» 


E K. She prayech vehemently* Nowihecometh neartous* 

Madimi I pray you teach me tofpell, £ She fpake to £. K. 

w f -TL- • • . . • 1 NificawMsifli^ 

Mad This iS e*^fiM<fi;MT7wf, amic .s hac ofut 

OUT®- * i-mifQ- TOxa etyoi' *c<riiC*'- ^' »s the Syrian Tongue you do not undcrftind k. • - ( to A.) fubvcrtety «^f. 

forte wiUftf/^tTn* vel ■icld(irM 
law' aura TOo-auTor c^K4^»r« 

alicitU'-,vel abdrahitur 
•re Kana. <ifiKKilno,fi\ia. 

ifogf, (in Ti»tt tt'ura a'fiffJju ira.fHTeu Th»r was with 

" ' R » o_ . his oft red 

<»* <n S'lcL Tza>T^ a.7C0h.tTzet. frienaflilpa* 

he contelTed 

£• ^- UnlefTc you fpcak fome Language which I undcrfland, I will cx- 
prcffe no more of this Ghybbnfli- Now (he prayeth again. Now flic 
ii gone- 

E 2 A. Bene- 

1 8 A true Relation ofD\ Dee his jBions mth [pints, &c. 

t^. Benediftus fit Deus, Pater Nofter, Delis totius Confolationis, qui rcfpexit affliftionefn 
fervuli fui,& in ipfo punfto neceflltatis nieae praeftititniihi aiixilium ; iple Solus Cordis Scruta- 
tor eft & renuni, Ip(e eft Lux meajSc Adjutor meus, &: Sufeeptor njeus eft. In Domino fpe- 
ravi , & liberavit nie ab anguftia maxima propter gloriam Nominis fui, quod lit exaltatum 
tii magniricatum nimc, & in fempitema fecula. Amen^ Aniens Amen. 

b.. My heart did throb oftentimes this day, and thought that E» K". did intend to abfent 

himfelf from me, and now upon this warning 1 was confirmed, and more aflured that it was 

fo : Whereupon feeing him make fuch hafie to ride to Iflington : I asked him why he fo haftcd 

to ride thither: And f faid, if it were to ride to Mr. Harry Lee, I would go thither alfo to be 

acquainted with him ; feeing now I had fo good leafure , being eafed of the book writing: 

Fifty pound Then he faid, that one told him the other day that the Duke did but flatter him , and told 

y ar'y to be him Other things, both againft the Duke (or Palatine) and me, e^c. 1 anfwered for the Duke 

provided for gj^j my felf ; andalfofaid, thatif thcfourty pound annuity ^ which Mr. Lee did offer him, 

E K. by Juhn ^^^ ^^^ ^j^j^p ^^^^^^ ^f j^j^ minde fctling that way (contrary to many of his former prontifes to 

"' me) that then I would alfure him ©f fifty pound yearly,and would do my bcft by following of 

my fute,to bring it to pafleas foon as(potlibly) Icoald,and thereupon did make him promife 

Upon the Bible. Then £, K. again upon the fame Bible did [wear unto me conftant friendjhip, and. 

never to forfikj me : And moreover faid, that unleflc this had fo fain out, he would have gone 

beyond the Seas, taking fliip at New-Cajile within eight dayes next : And fo we plight our 

faith each to other, taking each other by the hands upon thefe points of brotherly , and friend- 

ly fidelity during life , which Covenant I befeech God to turn to -his honour, glorie , and 

fervicc, and the (omfort of our brethren fhis Children J) here in earth. 

Tuefday,ytt/ii 2. a meridie. Circa Horam. 2- 

A. While J was writing of Letters to Mr. Adrian Gilbert ^ Into Devonfliire y Madini ap- 
peared by me in the ftiidy, before E. if. fitting in the Chair, firft on the ground, then up 
higher in tiic aire .; and I faid. How is the minde of Mr. Secretary toward me, me think eth it 
is alienated marvelloully. 

The lord Mad Tbofe that love the world, are hated of God. The Lord Treafurer and he arc 

Treafurer.and joyned together, and they hate thee. I heard them when they both faid, th,u wouldji go mad port' 
Secretary Wal- /j : Wbatfoever they can do agaiuft thee, affure thy felf of. They will Jhortly lay a bait for thee', 

A. Lord have mercy upon me : what bait, (Z befeech you) and by whom? 

Mad They have determined to fearch thy houfe : But they flay untill the Vuk^e be gone, 

A. What would they fearch it for? 

Mad They hate the Vuk^e, (both) unto the death. 

A. And why? 

Mad Tak^e heed that you deal uprightly. .... . {Shefpahs to E. K.] 

E- X. God the Creator be my witncfle of my upright dealing, withj and 
toward him, (meaning A •) ever lince my laft coming to him. 

E K li' r ^^^ ^'^ " ^""^ ^^ T^^""^"^ difeafes, 

condoath, £. jr gy this boolc (taking thcBiblc in his hand) I fwear that I 60 
carry as faithfull a minde to him^as any man can, ever fince my laft co- 
Mad. '.,.. Loo\_ unto the k,inde of people about the T>u\e : and the manner of their diligence. 

A. What mean you by that ? his own people mean you ? or who ? 

Mad. The efpies. 

A. Which be thofe ? 

Mad All, there is not one true. 

A. You mean the Englijh men. 

Mad lou are very grojfe, if you underfiand not my fayings. 

A. Lord, what is thy counfel to prevent all? 

Mad Ihefpeechif general. The wicked ftiall not prevail. 

A. But will they enter to fearch my houfe, or no? 

Mad Immediately after the J)uks hii going they will. 

A. To what intent? what do they hope to finde ? 

Mad TheyfiifpeB the Dukf is inwardly a Tray tor. 

A, They can by no means charge me, no not fo much as of a Trayterous thought. 

Mad Though thy thoughts be good , they cannot comprehend the deings of the wickjd. In 

Truft them /"wwwf , they hate thee. Trufi them not ; they Jhall go about Jhortly to offer thee friendjhip : But be 
"Of* thou a worm in a heap of fir aw. 

A. I pray you ^expoHnd that parable. 

Mad A 

<iJ true %elation of D^, Dee his ABions mthffirits, (3cc, t p 

^ \ - ■■■- .,, -■ — — - 

Mad Aheapofjhaw being never fo great^itnowaight upon a worm , notwithfianding eve- 
ry liraw hindrttb the iforpts paffages. See rhem^ and he not feen of thtrttj doji thou nnderjiand it .<■ 

A. 1 pray you make more plain your counfel. 

Mad. . . . . Mv iowife/ it plain enough. 

A. When, 1 pray you, is the Duke likely to go away ? 

Mad. ... .In the middle 0/ Auguft. 

A If in the midfl of Augvji he will go,and then our praftifes be yet in hand, what ftiall be 
done with fuchour furniture is prepared, and ftandingin the Chamber of praftife. 

Mud., ... Jhou had no faith. 

His ''oing ftandtth upon the determinated purpdfe of God. He ii your friend greatly , and a.L. 
intendei h to do much for you. He it prepared to do thee good,and thou art prepared to do him -fer' Sci vice, 
vice. Many men purpofc, but one fettcth in order. _ ' - •' '' "'• 

a'. As concerning Adrian Gilbert^ what pleafcth you to fay of him , and his iritcnd-ed 

Mjd He ii not in the true faith. . 

A. How hath it been faid, then. That he lliould be the fetter forth of God, his faith and re- 
ligion among the infidels. 

Mad That it a myliery, r?j. ,:s;,Vvi i>R,> 

A. Whether fliall it be good, that the Duke refdrt hither oft, or tarry for the moft part at 
his houfe atL:'«^c«. 

Mad. ... Hununepohcie cannot prevail. As many as are not faithfull in thefe caufes^pall die a 
wo'i nttferable death : and (hall drink^ of Jl.ep everlajiing. As in one root there are many divifans^ 
Co in the \iein and [ranches are many fepa'rations, 

A. Give fome more light (l beleech you) to the particular undci (landing. 

Mad Jhe fire that kjndleth ailthefe^ and wherein thy live ii One, f rming them accordingto 

(wbatfo ver ) the fubftance whereupon they are grounded. So by the leffe yon may prove the greater: 
7'hat Oi if pdrttcular,fo Hkjwife generally^ All emanations are from one. In the firit workman- 
Jhip lieih fecret in one unknown : And is fealed, and therefore it hath an end. The fon through the 
Circles and Majftf body , The heart in the body , The intelligence in the inward man , Jhe [on 
fromhis iwntentte fpreadethout theleams of his limited virtue , The Hart life to two ; and yet yj^^ Yitaxu 
the Centre of /ij." to the whole /^ody^ underjianding quickjieth the minder that minde I fpeak oflhemndc 
pwrtft^oK <i fis'y ftape. It followeth therefore 3 that every thing (what fubliance foever") hach <rputtcthona 
Centre : From the which the Circumfluent beams of his proper power do proceed, ffhen thefe ^"1 '^*P^' 
dreperfeQly known: Then are things feen in their true kjnde. I fpeak,this to prove, that the good 
Angslot man, which is the external C cntre of the Soul, doth carry with him the internal Cha- 
rafter of that tning wnereof he feeketh to be a Dignifier, within the which doth lie fecret , the 
Con]uni\\on jnd^c\^zrztion of the poportion of their times, betwixt the hul and body of man. 
happy (therefore) is that Soul, which beholdeth the glory of his dignification, and is partaker 
with him that is his keeper. This k.nown unto men, the thickjteffe of the earth doth not hinder 
their fpeeches ; neither can the darkjteffe of the loweji aire obfcure, or make dark, ^he (harpne^e $f 
their eyei. This Character, (at his next coming h'ther)Jhall be made manifeft unto him. 

E' K. He flicwcih a bloudy hand, holding a hlondy Cioi{c with kttgrs 
qYI ir^ liks our hoy ktters^ 

A. I befeech you, how fliall his provifion of money from home ferve his torn, or how flial! 
he here have help for his charges bearing ? 

Mad "iour words make me a Childe. Thofe that fi(h for Dolphins do not fi and upon t^^ More the form 

ground, Thofe that fit in Counfel call not tn the harveft people, nor account not their workj. He of a child. 
that jiandeth above the M'Jon,feetb greater things then the earth: Is it not faid. The Lord will 
provide ? I jhnd the Moon, for that I difpofe his life from above the difpoftionofthe Mton. 
To aik,what ]dCoh his fervants did, was a folly; becaufe their majier was hleffed : A greater queftion 
to Jikhow bleffed he w,ts,thento ask how many flieephehad, 

A. I am defirous to know what you meant by faying , That my words made you a 
Cf ilde. 

Mad Becaufe yu ask. >"e Child ijh que(iions. His good Angel Jhall reveal hk CharaUer unto Reference to' 

him, and thou (halt fee it, [^poitJting to E. Kf] But take heed thou fay truely ; And ufe great rr- good Angeli. 
verence, or elfe the feet that love thee fliall carry thy Carkas out of the doors. If he carry it lailum dim- 
vpon him, it jhall be a token of the Covenant between hitn and G d. i"""- 

A. The image, or limilitude thereof (mean you) made in pure Gold. Perhap* eta- 

Mad I. .... So thofe that Jhall fee hit Standards with that figne in them Jhall perijh *"' ' ' 


A. You mean , if the fame be painted , or otherwife Wrought in his Banners and Pe» 
tions, &c. 

Mad Let him ufe it as a Covenant, between God and him, 

A. How fhail he frame it in Gold, foiid-wife, or tamine-wife? 

Madd. .... Hk own Angel Jhall reveal it, , s 

E 3 ^' Be- 

90 A tme^elation of D^ Dee his JBions mthfpirits, (5c c, 

t.. Becaufeit hath been faid,that in the beginning of our Country troubles wc fhould be 
packing hence into his Country ; What token Ihall we have of that time approaching,or at 
hand ? 

Mad Tour watthwerd is told you before : When it it [aid unto youy Venite, &c. 

b.. But ( I befeech you ) to be ready againft that watchword, hearing what is to be done, 
as concerning our wives and children into his Country. 

Mad. ...... (Ji^iraculouf ii thy care ( God ) upon thofe that are thy chofeny and wonderful 

are the wajes that thou hajt prepared for them. Thou (halt takf them from the fields^ and harbour 
tkemat horne. Thou art merciful unto thy faithful and hard to the heavy-hearted. Thou fh alt 
cover their legs with Bootes^ and brambles Jhall not prick^ them : Their hands Jhall be covered with 
theskjnsofBeaJis that they may breaks their way through the hedges. Thy Bell (hall go before them 
as a watch and fur e T>ire£iion : The Moon Jhall be clear that they may go on boldly. Peace be 
avwngji you. 

B- K- He is now gone away in a fire, JEterno T>eo nofiro,^ Laus 
Honor f <sr Gloria in feculorumfaimla. Amen. 

Thurfday j^z/Ai 4. hora 11. ante ^Meridiem. 1583. 

Note. A. When I came home yefterday from the Court , and from London, and from the 
Lord Laskje, I found that E. K. was purpofed to ride forth of Town, and intended to be a- 
way (as he exprefly told me) five dayes : Certain Companions and his acquaintance having 
fo appointed with him,rome tarrying for him in Mortluck^e^ and feme at Brainford ( as was 
perceived this day afterward, and as he confeflxd unto me. ) Whereupon I thought good to 
fignifie fomuch unto the Lord Laskje who meant to come and refrefh himfelf at my houfe, 
as he was wont before ; either this day, or within two or three dayes after ; Who alfo de- 
lighted in E. K. his company, 6'^c. Hereupon about the time of E.K. his rifing I wrote thefe 
lines, intending to fend them prefently to the Lord Laskje^ that word might be returned of 
his intent before £. K. ihould ride, I meaning and hoping to perfwade £. K. to tarry fo long, 
and upon fuch refpeft. 

^'10biliff^me Princeps, in reditUy noflrum Edwardum inveni^ facie quidem Uta : fed itineri ta- 
^' men^ut dicity quihque dierum^ fe accingentem : Hocque matutino tempore abitum vel iter 
ijhid ingredi mAitur j Reverfurus (^ut affirmat ')pofi quinque dies, ^id fit ipfa veritaSy 
novit illequi verus & Omnipotens Deus eji nolh\ Hoc voluiy ifto manefummoy vobis fignificarey ut, 
quid fadu optimum fity Cogitetis : De aliisyfuo tempore, 

Vaeftrae Celfitudinis fidelifllmus Clientulus 
y«/«4. 1563. Joannes Dee. 

This Letter being now written, and not yet folded up, my friend E. K. was ready and 
came out of his Chamber into my Study ; and I told him,that I was even now fending word 
to the Prince L/Zi/;,/? of his rideing- out, and return after five dayes 5 and fofliewed him the 
Letter: who when hecametothe phrafe, ^//</ y/t ipfa Veritas , he was famewhat offended, 
faying. What fecret meaning hath this, uponfome of your two former conference ? Truly (faid 
I ) even fuch as thecircumftance of the Letter doth import, that is ; Whereas you faid that 
you intended to return within five dayes, or at the fame dayes end, it is uncertain whether 
you will, or (hall, return later or fooner : and therefore ^idfit ipfa Veritas of your return, 
or intent to return, onely God doth know. He would by no meanes admit that my iincere 
expofition, but feemed fufpitious of fome other undue conftruftions of thofe former words ; 
thereupon I took the Letter and tore it in three pieces, and fent none : But in my mind re- 
ferred all to God his difpofition, affuring my felf of God his moji conftant proceeding in his own 
affairs. Shortly after faid £. K. to me. Certainly here is a fpiritual Creature in my right 
Sowle. (houlder, who fsnfibly faith to me, Come away : So ( faid I ) did one fay to Sowle^ when 

Evil fpirits. they would have had him away to have drowned him, whom I flayed in this Study by force, 
and fo hindered the Devil of his purpofe then ; as appeareth by that unhappy man yet alive. 
Nay faid E. K. they have told me that if I tarry here,I (hall be hanged ; and if I go with this 
Prince he will cut off my hcad,and that you mean not to keep promife with me ; And therefore 
if 1 might have a thoufand pound to tarry, yea a Kingdom, I cannot : Therefore I releafe 
Fifty pnind you of your promife of 50 pounds yearly Stipend to me,and you need not doubt but God will de- 
ycarly ftlpend. fend you and profper you, and can of the very ftones raife up children to Abraham : And a- 
£. K. his wife. S^'" ^ i-'^^MOt abide my wife, I love her not, nay I abhor her ; and there in the houfe I am mifli- 
ked,becaufe I favour her no better. To thefe, fuch his words fpoken in great pangs and 
difquietiieffe of mind, I rcpofed and faid, That thtfe his doings and fayings were not of God, 
and that by my wliole proceeding he might perceive what confidence 1 repofed in his dealing 
with the fpiritual, our friends, feeing even to the uttermoft penny (and more than my abiUty 
ferved unto convenienily ) I laid out ftill about the .. .. ming of fuch things, as were by me to 
bedonc, e&"c. Well, on the fudden, down he went ; upon his Mare, and away toward 


J true Relation of D'. Dee his JBuns mth fpirits, dec, 3 1 

Brainford. After vvhofe going, my Wife eamc up into my Study, and 1 faid, Jank, this man 

is mcrvalloiifly out of quiet againftliis Wife, for her friends their bitter reports againfthim E.rc.hiswiTcs 

behind his back, and her lilence thereat, &c. He is gone , faid I, but I befeech the Al- fticnds. 

mighty God to guide him and to defend him from danger an^l^fhame ; 1 doubt not but God 

will be merciful to him, and bring him at length to fuch order j as he fliall b- a faithful fcr- 

vanc unto God, &c. 

Note within tliree hours after, came E. K. up my Study ftairesunbooted, for he was come 
in aboat from Zminfori, When I faw him I was very glad inwardly : But I remained writ- 
ing of thofe Records as I had yet to write of Tuefdayes laft aftions. I have lent my Mare 
out( faid he ) and fo am returned. It is well done faid I, and thereupon he fate down in ' 
the chair by my Table where he was wont to lit: And it was ten of the clock then. He 
took up in his hand the Books which I had brought from London of the L. Lashje^ written 
to him ill his commendations, d^'.-. And as he was looking earneftly on thetn, a Spiritual 
Creature did put the Book on the outfide of the parchment cover, divers times ; and once 
would have taken it cut of his hands : Divers times I heard the ftrokes my felf ; At length 
he faid, I fee here the handfome Maiden M^'Aw', and have done a pretty while. Then faid 
I to him, Why told you mc no fooiier ? Whereupon I took paper purpofely to Note what 
fliould fe<:tn Note-worthy asfollovvetli. 

A. Miftrefre Madimi, you are welcome in God, for good, as I hope ; What is the caufd 
of your coming now ? 

Mad To fee how jou do. 

/\. I know you fee me often, and I fee you onely by faith and imagination. 

Mad [ Pointing to £. K. ] Tbatjiefit is perfecier than his. 

A. O Midi»ii, Shall I have any more of thefe grievous pangs ? 

Mad. ...... C"r\i JFives, and great Devils are fore [^ompanions. 

L. Inrefpiftof theLord Treafurer, Mr. Secretary, and Mr. Rawlj, Iprayyou, What 
worldly comfort is there to be looked for? Belides that I do principally put my truft in 

Mad (JMadder willjhi>ie, wicked men will offend, an d are eafie to be offended. 

A. And being offended will do wickedly, to the perfecution of them that raeane 

Mad. ...... Or e/fe theyvcere nit to be called ■X'ickfd. 

A. As concerning A'b^ Laskje his Pedigree, you faidyour Sifter would tell all. 
Mad. » I told you wore then alljrir Doit paimers and Cat painters can do, 

A. You fpoke of Ji'illi:tni Laskje and Sir Richard Laskje his br other ,of which fViUiam go- 
ing into France, and then into Denmarkf '• and his marriage into Poland^ came this Albert 
Laskje, now Paladine o( Soradia, Sec, 

Mad Thofewere two pretty men for me to meddle withal. fVbenyou fet yonr felves to- 
gether, and agree together, I will make all agree together. 

E. K. Will you Madimi\md me a hundred pound for a forcnight ? 

Mad I have fwcpt all my money out of doors. 

A. As for money we fhall have that which is necefTary when God feeth time. 

Mad Hear me what I fay. God is the unity of all things. Love it the unity of every 

Congregation ( I mean true andperfc& love, ) The fForld was made in the love of the father. 
Jon ft'ere redeemed in the love of the Father and the Son. The Spirit of God it (yet ) the love 
of his Church. let (^1 fay ) : For after it doth Triumph^ it is not called a Church nor a Con- ^' ^^ "'* '" 
gregation : But a Fruitful Inheritance and a Perfeft Bjdy inChriji. Take the love of the Fa- r *' m^"''^"'''* 
ther from the World, and it perifijeth. Take the love of our Redemption away, and we are dead. ^^^^^^ 
( i will not offend ) put your injiead of our, Take the light of the Holy Ghojl, which is the love The '^ngels 
of the Father and the Son fr^m the Church, and it withereth. Even fo take love from amoHgHyou, were not rs- 
andyou are members of the Devil ; Therefore it is faid unto you Diligite ad invicem. For love "deemed. 
is the Spirit of God uniting and k>'itting things together in a laudable proprtion. fVhat doji thou 
bunt after ? fpeak^manJVhat doji thou hunt after ? 

\_ This was faid to £. K. upon fome fecret judgement of Madimi in him. 

E. K. Ihunc after nothing- 

Tlje love of God hreedeth faith; Faith bringeth forth ( on the one fide^ Hope ; and {on the i. Faith. 

other fide ) the workjs ef Ch.irity. to;} tbm love God ? Seekefl thou to be among his EleS ? Why ^- Hope- 
d(.jl thou not ( therefore ) love th'fe things that are of God ? Herein thoujhewejl the want of faith; J«C"*r'ty. 
Herein are thy bragging words confounded ; for thou fay eji. No man can accufe thee of evil. But 
»tfl« haft no faith becaufe thou haft no hope. - Wilt thou fay, that thou hafi faith ? Shew it me 
hy thy kve : Whofcever ( therefore ) loveth not God, if accurfed. Thou loveli not Cod, Lb, be- 
hold, thou breakjli his Cmmrindments. Ougkteji thou not to love him? And h.i ft thou not faith 
through the kve in God ? Truely thm cughteffo to do. Wilt thou let me fee thy hope on this fide ; 
Let thy yforkesftandon the other fide. And (hew thy felf to have faith thap therein thou mayeji love 
Godf and be beloved of h:)n : But if thou haji none of thefe^ thou haji hate. If thou hate G:>d,the 


3L A truel^elationofD', Dc&his JBions mthfp'mts, (3cc, 

reward thereof if great ; hut the greatnefe is vnqiKnchable fire. Whofoever foUovreth mt the 
Conma»d»ients,hatethGod ; ' If fin be the breach of the Cotntnandments^Scc. Voji thou love 
Silver and Gold ? The one ii a. Thief, the other is a Murderer. JFilt thoufeek^honour ? 
E. K. No- 
So did Cain. But thou h^fl a Jufi God that loveth thee ■■, Juft and verttious men that de- 

^^Zil^^Jightinthee-., Jherefore be thouvertuom : For tho.i fhalc tread the World under thy feet : 

'^Anno 1589. I pro7mfe thee, I have driven the Skjtllen-drab out of our Kitchen long ago. 

w. en he was a. Do yoii mean worldly covetoufnefTe ? 

niadeBaionof jy^^jj Tea, and the firji heavenly covetoufneffe. 

hohemia 4nna Carina geta Barman. 

ijjo. ° 

A. I befeech you, what is that to fay ? 
Mad Veni ex illo Barma. 

E. K. Fe!c and law a fpirituil Creature go out of his right thigh. 

Mad, ...... ff-here are thy i:\. Companions ? 

Bar They dwell here. 

A. [ He that was come out, feemed a great handfome man with a Sachelof a Dogs skin 
by his lide, and a Cap on his head, &c. '] 

A. O the hand of the Higheft hath wrought this. 
Mad Venite TenebraJtigiteSpiritu weo. 

E. K. Here appear 14 ot divers evil favoured fhapes : feme likeMona 
kies, feme hke Dogs, fome very hairy monftruous Men, &c- They feemed 
to [cratch each other by the face- Thefe feem to go about JMadimi and fay, 
^il de praoina kures helech, 

Ci- what is that to fay ? 

Mad Volnmvs hie in Nojiris habit are. 

A. QUcE funt ilia veftra ? 

E- K.- One of them laid -• Hahsmin hominem iftum Dcmiciliutn noflrum. 

Mad The vengeance of God is a two-edged Sword, and ciitteth the rebellious wicked ones' 

Thecafting in pieces. The hand of the Lord is likf a jirong oak^, when it falleth it ciitteth in [under many 

out, and utter hujhes. The light of his eyes expell darkjtejfcyand the fweetneffe ofh^ mouth h^epeth from corruption, 

difpLicingot p^leffgd are thofewhom he favour eth, and great i^ their reward; came hither with- 

Wrhs J-Tf out licence and feek to overthrow the liberty of God his Teftament, and the light where- 

' ■ withal he ftretcheth unto the end, and for becaufe you are accurfed it is faid, I will not fuffer 

mine to be overthrown with tcmptation,though he were led away, Bihold Ihringback^ again. 

Depart unto the lali Cry : Reji with the Frince of Varkjteffe there is none. Amen, go you 

thither. Et fignabo vos ad fineni. 

E.K. He fealed them all in the forehead : the 14 and their principal, 
their fealing was as if they had been branded- They funk all 1 5 downward | 
through the floore of the Chamberjand there came a thing like a wind & ' 
pluckt them by the feet away. 

E. K. Methinketh/amlighterthan 7 waSi andIfcemtobeempty,and [ 
to be returned from a great amafing ^ for this fortnight I do not well re;: \ 
member what I have done or laid^ 

Mad Thouart eafed of a great burden Love God, Lovethy Friends, Love thy Wife, 

E. K. Now comethonc with a red Crolle in his hand and Icadcth her 
away,ar!dfo they vanifhed- We prayed the Pfalm of thankfgiving 14 of 
Roffenfis for E-K- his deliverance from Barma and his 14 Companions- /fw«tf»i ' 

A. firft papers, E. K. Sal. 

by appeard often to him,whipping 

before as 6. or 7. miles diftant from 

him think that the blefled Jubanladace 

had been fent to have faid fomewhat unto us of his 

Charge ( the Prince Laskje ) But I found in the end that it was a token that the 
^ Princce L<riii;,7> was penlively careful of us, and that his good Angel was his wit- 

nefle and mefllige, by that token his peculiar Carafter as is before taught. 

0)7mif Spiritns Laudet TeumMojlrum Vnum & Trinum. Amen. 
Sequitur liber Tertiarius Sexti. 


(^ true Relation of D^ Dee his JBions mth fplrits^ 6cCs J J 



^ Morthco tAngltiS J 
lAd Qraconiam Tohmu- 

Saturday, i'e^^f/y^. 21. 1583. DieSani^iMatth<ei. 

lE departed from Mortlack^, about three of the Clock after noon : The Lord 
■ Albert Lask^y , (Vajwode o( Siradia ,in tolonia) meeting me on the water , as 
we had appointed: And fo brought night to London j and in the dead of the 
night, by Wherries, we went to Greenwich to my friend Goodman Fern the Pot- 
ter his houfe : Where we refrefhed our felves, and thither came a great Tylt- 
boat from Graves end to take us in, (by appointment of me and Mr. Stanley) to 
go to our fliips , which we had caufcd to ly fcven , or eight mile beyoud Gr.-.ves 
end. To which fliips we came on Sunday morning by Sun rife : In the greater of them (being 
a dubble Fly-boat of DfHWar^) my Lord Laskjey I, and £. K. with my Wife and Children,&c, 
' went : And in another fhip (by me alfo hired for this palFage) went fome of my Lord his men, 
two horfe,&:c, that Ihip was a Beyer, a pretty Ihip. With little windc we ftraight- way hoyfed 
fayl, and began our voyage in the (hip. 

This 22. day we were in great danger of perifhing (on the fands , called the 5pits) about "^here aiofe 
midnight.- We had (by force of wmde contrary) anchored by them, and the Anchor came ^.*"'J,'',^"f 
home, no man perceiving it, till the fhip was ready to ftrike on the fands. Then, upon great ^'^^j^ " ' 
diligence and poliicy ufcd by our Marrineri in hoyfing fay!, and cutting our Cable, (to leave 
our fliote anker) and committing our felves to the hands of Cod, and moji eurnejily prajing for 
a profperouf vinde : It pleafed the Almighty , and moft merciflill God , Suddenly to change the 
winds, which fervcd us to bear from the fands, and to recover ^inborrough, ba( k again. 

The 23. day (being Munday) we came to the mouth and entrance of ^?KWro»gi& Creifi^, or rj,^ fV'J'-iic 
Haven. And as we made to land in fmall Fiftier-boats, the Lord Ltfkje.y my Wife and Chil- help oi God at 
dren in one boat, and 7, with E. K. Marie , Elizabeth^ and John Crokjzr , in another, it fell fo '^^ very m.- 
out, that at the fliips fide, our Fiiher-boat his fayl-yard and fayl was entangled on the Mayn- ')'" j,°^ danger 
yard of the Fly-boat (being ftroke down) fo that, in our fettmg from the fhips fide , the top " ^' 
of our Boat being faft above, and the windes and ftrcam carrying the Boat off below , it in- 
clined fo much on the one fide, that the one half of the Fifher boat (well near) was m the wa- 
ter, and the water came foin (by theintangling before fpecitied , notearily to be undone, or 
loofed) that my Lord, my Wife, and all thatfaw us thought that of necerticy our Boat muft 

fink, and fo, we to have perifht. But God in his providence and mercy had greater of 

us, fo that we becanie clear; the Boat half full of water, fo that we fat wet to the knees , and 
the water with the billow of the Sea came flill beating in more and more : And in this mean 
trouble ; one of our two Boat-men, had loft his long Oarc out of the Boat into the water ; and 
fo not onely we lacked the help of thatOare , but alfo by reafon they would have followed 
the winde and ebb, for that Oar, (contrary to our courfe in handjand not able to become by) 
with much adoe we conftrained them with the fayl, our one Oare,and the Rudder to make 
fuch Oiifc as they could to get to §^inborrougb Town : And in the mean fpace £. K. with a 
great Gantlet did empty moll part ot the water out of the Boat,elfe it mull needs have funk by 
all mans reafon. At length(to be brief)we came to the Town fide,up the crooked Creekjwherey 
when as the Mafter of our fhip would have taken me out in his arms f Handing in the water 
with his Boots) he fell with me in the water,where I was foul arrayed in the water and Oafc. 
jGod be praifed for ever, that all that great danger was ended with fo fmall grief , or hurt. 

At ^inborrough. 

Wednefday, 5'fptf wi. 2$. Circa ^. a Meridie,iamfleno mart. 

A. Oravimusad Deum3ejusimplorabamusauxilum,Cortina flatimapparuit. Oravi denuo 
folus, pro auxilio, tempore necelTitatis : Sex pedum altitudineapparebatunus, in acre, quafi 
altera ex parte nubis,inter £. if. Et ilium intcrpofitae. 

E- K' Ego ilium cognofco- 

..... Tu habes capfant me ccgnofcendi)& ilium qui vie mifity vel jam nm vixijfes. 

R.K. Vidcturcfle Michael. 

F A. Gratiai 

34 ^ ^^^^ l^elatioa ofD\ Dee his Anions mihfp'mts, 6c c. 

A. Gracias agimusCreatorl noiho, qui bonum,pocentem& fideleni miiiiftium fimm miferic 
ad noftrani proceftigncni tempore iieccincatis noftr.e. 

Mich, ..... Loquor de trihiis rebus^ de-vieiffo & ilto qui me mifit : De z'sbisyrefpeifii illips quod ejiify 

& defervit/o Dei quod futurum eji-0 vos potejiates Cxli & terr£yCol[i^ite vos. in fimul^refpicite Beum 

vejirum : Coafideraie hencficij ejiir, an non vos colUgiivit ^i:n\d ^ Et concatenavit vos in feipfof- An 

mn ejtif glorificati refpeclii officii ve^iri^ad quod pr£.iaiidum fotentcr affignati ejiitj in voluntate ejiu, 

qui glorificat [eiffum. Ecce qmniodo vofmet dedidijii^ pri'icipi tenehr.rrum : vel quare ve'iri princi- 

pes contendnnt contra aliifftmnm : & colligiti^ vofmet in fimul ad contendendmn contra ipfuni qui eji 

potent ilfjtniu,v el tllum velletk fubptg-ire^ ctijiu arvia firnt fuper o-.wiem fortittidimm : ^o modo au- 

detit contendere cum ejus fortitudtne ? Vel qu£ eft ciiufi quod tam inipii fjp velitis ? Sed ita opor- 

tet efTc : quia, vobis fiigilavit gubernatioHerfi,8c \n veftrasmaniis dcdit violamdcftructionis, Sed 

date locum jim vojiro : ^la in ejus fortitudine difperfi eritis : Et omnium rerum conctufiom oliia 

vejira detent (ffe aperta. Ne mirentur fervi Dei, de fortitudin- teniptationit : §yja magna ejl 

j/oteji-as intpii & hia7itit Leonit, quando i'li eji cum figillo trudita. Ne dedtgnemini , hac bora^ fcio 

Government, ^/ejir am gnherndtiontm per i/lum. Ecce clavit p'fiitix aperta mibi ejl. Nthilominus vejhrx adhuc 

ertt major iniquity, & vejirum regnum erit difperfum in ejus potenti fuperbia. ^am ivaguus eli 

Sathan qui reii^it (omkndim Dei t ^am magna ^ igitiir , debet effe vejira. humHit.ts , qu^- 

debet vel fuperare vel mori. Sed vobis fie di:it Dominus. Aperiant venti ora fna y& rabientes 

Let the' Far- aqu£ profunda & potentia guttiira. In omnes partes Miiviuni vejlrarum. Aperiat terra os 

kpts light. /■««»;, & die at, quod devorare vellet. lamen nan prevttlehmt ^ia ti'i add am ( inquit Dominus) 

Michael. qui esforcitudo meajPocentiam meam pr^valefcencem : Et vos eritis du<e liammas ignis , iwo 

Gabriel. ^-^^^^ potent is firffocantis os totius Malitia . Idcirco^ vobis bene fit.: ^ia inimicus efifortifjinius^ 

vbiprdda eli maxima. Mementote, quod Homines fttis. Mementote , q'.iod terra fnif. i^e- 

mentote^quodPeccatores, Mementote ^quid tratis ,& ne tradatis obl/vioni cuid ejiys. hi HIq 

enim vivitis qui omnia infua habet fuhje&ione. Sed ille , qui cum illo eji yCrucifixi'.s ad glorianty 

Hichrrovi- ^f^ff ^,, medio mortalitatis comfonere fe ipfuvt ad Immorta/em Totintiam. Servi Dei , fcmper 

dedyou. prxvaluerunt : Sed femper per Adverfitates. ^i tmi eji de hx mundo , vos prjeparavic. 

Finis nSri Kihilo minus debetis ea implere , qiu ipfe providit. Qiiod imindus polUt fieri novus, 8c 

jeivitii. j^^j-^ agnofci. Fotens ipfe eji, Potens eji il'e y Aquila ilia ^«* coopent magnum montemalit 

fais^ Sedpotentior eji ejus fortitudo qui mmerat jlelLa , & montes colltgit : quicqrjd ipfe 

Lapped up. /oq!iitur,eli veritatis ignis : Et eji fimul Potentia & Acius, in immediata proportione. Etiam ipfe 

^ui' fecit Orbem,hominem inftmulcom\iegic,&- omnia operatus eji , Omnia, ipfe extjiens. Ipfeejiqui 

vobis pmceptum dedit : Et ego vobis dicoj Kefpicite de pun6fo in pwiQum , ad mediuwCaeli , & pey 

CirfuluM terr£ : Confiderate omnia in iino^& finum in omnibus. Ponderate, vel per ratioHent 

numerentur,vel menfur.rte quemadmodum Salomon fecit .^ vel quemadmodum erat ccn.effum 

Quod nunc non potes fed facics) Tunc conclude,Ohfervant omnia curfim fuum : fed verbum Domini 

res .eji ftnipitemum. Amate Deum quia Jujini eji. Amate vos invicem quia ju- 

flificati. Obfervate mandatum Dei quia, eji menfura Jujiiti^. 

E. K, Jam^-enit alter ad ilium, ctmQorona in Capite^ qiiaji... ^ ^ iiccipit 
gladium MichaeHi- 

Coronatus Ecce magna eft fortitudo Dei, 8i Prxvalcbir. 

Mich Idcirco eji benediaus VeuSy vos jujiificati & hos fanaificati. 

E- K. lamfaciebant fignum crucis flammed tubus Vidltu , «l7 f nauta nojler 
cum noya Ancuora xLondmo hodie red'urit nomc efl confilmm , quoa fiatim bine 
myi^emWy fi ita ille yeln^ &CC' 

E.K. Redeunt- 

.Coronatus Ego fum de Coelo : non'refpicio terram ; Niiv.lomimis rerra per Ca!o> vivit. 

Of world- Sequimiuivoscurfum Terrenoruni. Prxparate vos femen, Nosvoluimis, (C) Doniijic) in tc, 
lines. efle parati , cum incremento. Veftra Cura non poteft pn?va!erc , quia vc{}ri Iiiimici funt 

fortes : fed quare dedecore afficior, cum fak teireftrium vanicatum ? : Deftruat una vanitas , 
aliam : Ait Elefti pr<evalebunt in fortitudine, contra ilium Principem Vanitacis , & Regem 
ftultorum omnium. QuiaDeus nofter eft fapicns, Judiciaejus imperfcrutabilia , Paticntia 
immenfurabilis. Laborate vos, &c Nos guberiiabiiinis. 

6, K. Jam recedunr. 

Vox ,Ne difputetis ulterius cum Deo :'^i&orh veftra erit. 

' Ar*^agnificetur nomen Dei noftri folius oninipotcntis 8c optimi. Am.n. 

"tkitrfday 26. Of September we went to ftiip, and lay in it all right at Anker. 
Friday tj. Of September we fayled from ^/>;i«rro«gi, and fo by the lands end into the 
main Sea, N%E. 


J true l^elation of D'. Dae his ABions l^ith fpiritSi dtc^ 3 i^ 

Saturday 28. Of September we fell On Holland Coall , at\d none of our Marriners , Mafter, 
jior pilot knew the Coaft : and therefore to the Miin Sea a^'ain , w th i^reat fear and danger^ 
by reafon wc couid fcarcely get off from chat dangerous Coaftjthc windc was ("0 fcarce for thstt 

Sunday 2$>. OfSeptembefwc came into the Brief-haven ,ind there were like to ftrike on 
ground : at length we came to an Ankor, and lay in ftip all night. 

l4onday 30. Of September we landed, and went into the Briel, 

Brie!4f Oitobrit 2. Mane Hora 9. I ie Mercxrii. 

E,K. Nihil apparccirt Lapide , ncqiie Cortina , nequealiud quid. Ore- conftatiter,&c. /pparecDomui magnacum multis pinnaculis^ Valdb 
cicgancibus- Ec paviaicnrum vidctur efTc mulcis innatis lapidibu^ dillin- 
dum&videntur multi cflTc gradusperqaos afcenditur;&vidttur efle area 
viridis ex dcxtra parcc,& ex altera parte cfTe vallis,& rivulus ex alta. Pai> qua: 
vcr(us folcm eft, videtur quafi noviter fcformaca- Ec circa incroitum eft ros 
tundum qaoddam s Jificium : fcncftra: non (unc fimilcs noftris^ fed qaaii e(^ 
fent Templorum fencflra** 

A. L. Dixit qu'd videtur ejfe ilia arx Regia^ que Cracovix ejl, 

E. K, Subuo defcendic ignis & pet cotuni iapidem apparec Jam vcnit 
Cortina folica ante domum iftam. 

Vox. Garil zed mafch^ ich na gel galaht gemp gal n$ch C^hanladan, 

E. K. Jubanladaa. h jamapparec fupra Chryftallura : &Chryftallus \ids^ 
turcfT; pcrmagnus. 

Jul), Dens H-fnieravit & dies tues & fojleritatem. {E. K. Refpicit A. L*] 

r . K' Jam receflic a Chryftallo vcrfiis caput ipfius A- L- 

Jub. Et a penidetmnoncadetCdpilUshnnmmeratMS, Omnia bene fehabent. [Roc dixit 
de jiatit rerunt A, L. aptd Lask.] Ecee habe • vim refifiendi ; A;i .o'ttra leaionent pHgno. 

A. Perditio te novit , ic nunJcravit annos tuos, & incipi efle fortis : Quia illi ell Poteltas Antkhrijlitt. 
data,Infcrnus aperit os fmmi contra vos, quia fciunt, quod vos glorificati ericis in Deo. Ego 
vici quinrum figillum, & mihi jam refiftitur in fexto. Qn.^ Deus facitjhon participant cum 
huniano judicio. EecenuncDifcipulosfuoscongregavit , Jk docet. O Ccelum & terra 
quam magn* func milcrije, qus vexabunt unum & polluent alterum ? §^ia b ni Angeli cadent 
cum illo & Ccelt Chriliuot metuent, Sed illi ad tempus cadent, non in ptiperuum. 

A. Salvo judicio f ccIcIke Catholicce Orthodoxae,videtur niihi quod Job de ejufmodi Ange- 
lorum timore, five cafu,& reftitutione, five purgatione prophetaverii, Ca/i. 41 ubi etiaifi ai- 
dit de niiraculis cjufdem : Sub tpfo erantradi (ollt y& jiemet fibi aurum qitufi lutnm. Antea 
dixerat. Cum fu'^latus fucrit timebunt Angeli, & territi purgabuntur, &c. 

A, O Deus quam terribile futurum eft tempus illud, e^cr, 

Jub .Scrilas Deimy^ieria , & Ueo grati.ti agatit pro vefiro falvo flatu: ^ia mare i'lie 

abunjabat contra vos, & multi perierunt. Ejus potentia pr£valebaty& commutavit vejirum cuv 
funt in locum illit incognitnm i quia ab iliis non erat expedatus. Sed fugite ab hac terra , araa 

Maledi&io Dei eji fuper ilUm, Cwn illo eji una veritm : llle qui >» ditabus viis erat^non placet Deo. 
^i adfinem ufi^Ue perdurat, quiefcit cum gaud:e. Sed ille qui pedem nonponit intet Scorpionci 
noMpoteji intrare fuper Goz,lacb» 

A, hoc ? • 

Jub. Caudiuitinvera fapientia; 

Jub Hor nojhum eji Manna, quo alimur. Sed ego fum fan&ificatus per Creationem, In- 

(iituti'neyn & (xDivina voluntate. ikcirco vos fanUifico : non cum mea propria [anciificati me, fed 
illivs Jujlitia, qui meam originem fanUificat. Edote Montes in Fide, fed quafi infantes pati«ntia. 
Facite q'ltd Jujimn eji, & ne tradatit vefiram Jujiitianio 

E. K. Infinira; quafi locuftae vcl Aranca: cum faciebus humanis ilium 
circumvolitant, & quafi ignem in ilium evomunt' 

Jub Et levai^tfe cmtravos. [TollendoCrucerit fuam.^ 

Jub. ,...,. Fiat J»J}itia ejus. 

E. K- Jam avolant praecipitcs, & quafi deorfum ruentcs- 

J»b Cavete a fir amine : quia jncenfum,tota domum incendit. 

A. Quern fenfum hie perpend emus nos : Myfticura ne, an imterialem ? 

F 2 Jub....H«- 

3<5 A true^elation of D^ Dee his jBtons mthjfirits, 6c c. 

Jub. Hommimfragilijfimarum. Viaholuf cumillis fraudultnter operatur : tnagna fji 

irtercei quietn-, Sed qui apperit forei contentioni, intromittit Serpent em. (JUahdiGi funt invidi : 
^ia ilhfunt bened.Cn ijinfe mutuo diltgimt. Pax inter vosfit j quia ejl Kecejfaria. ^ia paci: 
inimicifuHt potentes contra vos. 

E. JC. Jam loquendo, videtur minor & minor paulatim fieri- 

A. De noftro deceflu ex Anglia quid tandem jam Regiiia 8c fiii confiliarii ftatuerunt ? 

Jub. ...... j^peritosfuutHy fed /iquor Hon eftfatis frigiduf. Jam eji intus calida, neqirejlin- 

guipoteft. Cordafuipopuli do fall ivizy. Her arms are weakened, her legs weaker, her 
Ihooes are full of forrow. » 

E. K. The furious Monftersaflailc him again, 

Jub ^is efi,qui potelt vivere, ft tranfgrediatur preceptum Dei ? Vel quid de illis judi- 

care vei Sy whom God imputeth fin unto ? 

E. K. They aflfailchim again, and he putteth his Crofle toward them, 

Jub Tk/r Miferj heginneth, and (hall have no end, till he that fittethherc do end it. 

E. K. The Monllers affaile him ftill- 

Jub 7he wall wuji he Iroken duivn, and then Jhall It be [aid. Happy art thou which haft 

dwelt antongfl Uf. But if thou liver ightevjlyy and afcendthe (lippery mountaiHy Then tli all Gad 
Angli*bent te w/em/w/ to them for thjr fake. Becaufeihoumayeft be belovedy where thou art now defpifedy 
erit propter and haji vantjuijhed thy enefnies, with the truth of vertue. He that entred into the lowefthelly 
C\.exmvA and fhed his blood for your fins y be merciful untoyoit, and give you peace ; which is the fpirtt of 
Det mtjencor' f^^-^^^^^ thatyiu may livey not like meny but as thofe that do feparate themfelves from the world, 
to the trUe contemplation »f God his mercies. 

E- K- Jam intut in Caput, A L- cum flamma ignis. 

A. Omni s laus, honor, & gloria fit Deo noflro Omnipotenti vivo & vero. Jmen. 

thurfdayy O&obris 3. We came fromiJr/f/to Roterodam in a Hoy of ^w;'?fri<?»w, to go with- 
in land, here we lay all night, 

Friday, OUobris 4. We came to tergowi hora 3 ^ meridie : where we lay within the Town 
in the Ship. 

Saturday, Ocfobrii <). We amchy Harlem to Amfterdam , and lay before the Town all 
night in the Ship. 

7uefday OCiob. 8. We failed from. Amjierdam to EncufetSj and Edmond Hilton went with 
my goods by Sea toivard frfwi^. ,' ■.-'. 

WenfdayyOUob. 9. We fet off from EHcujen ezily : but by reafon of a contrary wind, we 
came veiy late to Herlinghem. 

Fridayy 03 b. 11. We went within land in little Scutes from Herlinghem ( by Frainker ) 
to Lewarden. 

Saturday^ Otlob. 12. From Lewarden, we came to Vockjtm ( in fmall Boates ) about 3 of 
the clock after noon. 

Sunday OHob. i > Apud Vockjim in Frifia Occident alt. 

A. Diu Chryflallus tanquam lapis nigerrimus apparuit. Tandem in ipfa lapidis ni- 

gredinc, apparuithomo nudusCrucifixus fupcrcrucem; fed tamen non mortuus ; Crucis 

partes infra manus, omnes fanguinolentae videbantur. Fafcia linea ciicunidabatur Ci-rpus 

ejus, ( a peftore deorfum )&: fines ejufdem fafcix pendere videbantur circa genua : 8c (an- 

guinoienta apparebat .- & ex quinquc vulneribus ( utChrifti erat ) videbatur languis gutta- 

y^ tim cadere. Tandem difparuenmt hare omnia : & quail dcorfum fubaderc videbantur 5 8c 

**' lapis clarus faftus eft,& apparebat Cortina aurea : fulsita erat hac mutatio. 

E- K- Jam videtur lapis efle valde magnus, & ante lapidcm dare quidani 
magnus, ( quafi Michael ) cum gladioancipitc cvomcntc ignem ex utraquc 
acic ejufdem. 

Mic Jufluf & mirahil'n &■ per maximus es tu, Altifme T>euf. £ genulm fltxit htc 

dicit'} qui tu^i judicia mamfeftasy ttt poffjs fuper terrani cognofci ; & ut tua gloria ampHfiirttfry 
ad c ifolationem ecrum qui eledifunty & ad do'.oremy & dtdecm talium qui criicifigvnt lumeit 
mundi ( uitigenitum Domini nojiri, Salvatoremhrmtani generis ) quotidie. Ecre portx fr^paratjt 
fvnt iniquitati. Attollite oculosy & videte quo modo filii homwnm liiflti devenerimt effe ■■, qv.i* 
eorum habit atio eft fada ngra , 'Terra figillata eft ad eorunr dejirudioneyit : quia Veum dereli- 
qutrunt, &filimet ipfs adhjtfermit ; & adhuc inpartes diffecar.t Servatorem nundi Jefum Chri- 
ftuni [ offtlatur enfts fiii crucem ~] continue cum blafphemis eorum facrificiit. Ve illk, qutmllos 
odio prfffquimur , & ve illis qui inter illos habitant ; quia iniquit ate funt polluti. Orate, dum 
inter lUos eftif, qui.t veftri inimici funt multiplicati, quia vobis dico nuncium Domini exerciuiumy 
Kegiifideiium. Kelinquite infantiawy & vivite, & amhuUteper vias prudenti^; & vivite cum 
1>eoindomofua, ^ia 'Domut Iniquorum^ non eft habitatio vel fedes prophanis, w^^Wf potcft 


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Komen Domini efferri legitime^ in illegitima Natione, illegitima fada, quia, dereliquermt liatuta ^hefe words 
JUi0t>ti. Hoc dicit Dontinuf ; Ego [urn Di'iif JulHtix : & juravt & uon eji untis inter il/os'^''^ '^^^ 
euivivet, innno ne umanima. ^owodo BfjH* ejff devenerunt <" de quibus fcriptum eft. Acffi^"''* °"^' 
mtitiaPei : Homo ille fadiu eft pecus Vita illorumy qui devorantur, & taliunt TJ^os ignit con* 
fuv/pfit fedebit in jud/co contra iflam Nationem. 

Bltjfed and Sana ified , and for evermore praifed art thou Judge^ which baft faid^ and 

Raigneli for ever. 

A Si nuiltiplicati funt inimici noftri, &c. 

E. K. He is gone- 

A. Si multiplicati funt inimici noftri propter peccata noftra , ut difficilior nobis incum- 
bat lufta, Mifcricordiam Dei imploramiis ut ipfe noftram etiam raiikiplicet fortitiidinem, &c. 

Gab Pltick^vpyour hearts^ bow your knees, 8c audite quas dicii Dominus. Thus faith 

the Lord, If you willprevaile againft the wielded, and rejyce among the fanBifted-^you mult obferve 
and ;!^ff/'/"«o^co>«w«?;^Wf«tj', as are ordained by the God ofTruthf^ unto thofe that are partak^ers 
of his Covenant. 

Ask, Cou}7felof God; Remember it. 

Bf- ""^^f • E. K. Gabriel alio noted thtfe Corns 

Fall and pray. . ^_, ,■, -. 

Be Charitable. mandmcnK 111 a pair ot Tables, afcct 

Vfe true Friendjhip in the fervke of God. hc had pronounccd them» 

Terfevere to the end. 

Are not thefe Commandments necejfary to be kfpt of all Chriftian men ?, 

d. They are undoubtedly. 

Gab And vnift of neceffity be kept of thofe that are faithful. 

[ E. K- He rtandcth as though he ftood behind a Desk, and preached or 
taught. '] 

Gab. ..... . Well thou fay eft ; Lo our enemies are multiplied, multiply thou therefore our (irength 

God. Nature M fubjeSl unto you for the name of the Lord, mt, as unto Kings, but as unto th6 
Minillers of hit eternal will, whereby your juliification id fettled above the workj of Nature already j 
For, behold,yii participate the mercies of God through his Son Chrift Jefus, tn m: in that we 
open unto you thofe things that have been fealedi even fro/n the Juft, for the which we are become 
flaves Unto Corruption ; Jhewing our felves in divers Jhapes, to the dijhonour of our Creation : let 
are we quickned and revived, becaufewe are become the finger of God : and you are fandified,and 
withal juftified, becaufe you are touched with the finger of him that revivetb all th ngs. Jherefore^ 
RejoycejRejoyce, be joyful andfingPraifes unto God, and faint not : faying. Our enemies are 
rifenup againft us, yea, they are multiplied ; for thus faith the Lordy and it is already fpokfnhj) 
the Holy Ghoft'. 

LE'K- He maketh now great obedience or reverence-] 

[ £• K. He lookcth now up unto a thing like a Throne- 1 

Et omne opus operatio Dei- 
fE-K- Now there cometh a beam down into his head, and he is C03 ^ 

vcrcd with a great thing like a white cloud- ] 

■-» E-K. Now the Stone is all on fire- Now the fire afcendcth upward, 
the ftreaming beam ftretcheth into his head ftill- 

E. K- There appearcth a little woman afar off, and flie is fo clear and 
tranfparent, that there appcareth a man child in hetj She hath a Coat as 
though it weie Crimfon, and hath a long little face, and hath a ftrange filk 
attire about her head ^/•" Fideturejfe uxor mea' 

Gab. ...€.. Go woman, thy grief jhall he leffe than it hath been. 

. •£• K. HabetmuUos tanquam parvoi n'tgros canes pofl fe. Now goeth 
ttie and tycth their mouths with packihred- 

fp Gab So God ufeth to give a fna0e to thewick/d. 

,-. E- K- A great wind blowcth on G^^riV/' 

^. De AngUx&meo privato ftatu cupio aliquid audire : turn ex pietate ergsl patriam, 
turn propter fam^ nie<e rationem. ,, 

Gab ^iefeite pavlulum, & iterum venero. My Lord faith, Let my fervants i'f "/'j ^^hile Ve 

and take their rejt, I will vifit tjjem forthwith in peace. had kneeled. 

A. After 

38 A trueB^elation of D^ Dee his JHions mth [pints, *3cc. 

A. After a great quarter of an hour, he came again. 

E- K, Hcappeareth now clothed, with all liis garnncnt harging wiiti 
bells of G<^, and filming fire coming from them, with (ilverifli flames. 
He hath hanging about his Crown as if they were ieven Labells, the tops of 
which come from above, from an uncertain place and diftance- 

Gab Vettits M.rvorgran. E- K- He Cillcth WJth 3 loud VOicC^ 

E- K.- Now Cometh a big black man, with a white face, and after hinra 

hath 14. They ftand in four rows, and in every row fix- 
Gab. ..i... Let me feethyfeale. 
(JMor Behold power is given to me : Neither is the liquor that thou miniftreft of 

any tafte with me ■■, Neither (hall I be overcome, for I have placed my feat here. 
Gab. ...... hut by vhofe permifi n ? Gag lah ntii. 

E. K. Now ^ionp'^gtan faPeth downon his knees, and the reft on thcif 
face- Medicinix De ,m dif, 'hUi ia 'vera- 
E K.. Tcy tremble ihat lie flat on the ground- 
E. K. MoriPO'grat Ibcwcth to Gabriel on hij> own left breaft a Charader. 

Gab. ...... Fur 19 moneths. Behtld the will of God: Becaufe thou halt confpired and rifen 

aga iii.t the Lord^ in his chofen^ and hdli [aid ; It it to weet thcfe that arefubjeS unto thee, Let us 
rife up agaimi him, and perfecute his foul : let us fe'-retly entrap him, for, witheut doubt , he is 
rich- And hecaufe y v.r confpiracies are mt of theft onely y but j^ alfo 3 •/ murder : Therefore I 
feal thee with a weak/r power ; And ie it unto th'e axording unto the word of Gjd, that jmdgetb 
Righteoufly. Fro^ri (vil unto worfe. From wcife unto con fufitn, Fromcoytfufwnimttde' 
fperution. From dff'^erat oh unto damnatioM. From dtmnation unto eternal death. 

[_E- K' Now Gdriel did put another prick to the Character on his Icfc 
breaft ] 

(jV/ov Curfed be that God, and defaced be his power ; for he handleth us inuir- 

jufticcj and dcaleth with us without mercy ; Becaufe he is not merciful nor juft. 

£. K. Gabriel goeth from mc to one of the 14. and (caleth them- Now 
thy go all away i and he breakcth off the points of their Swords. They 
go by him. 

A. Quis eft ifte Morvorgran, 8c quo modo hsec nobis inftituit inferremala ? 

Gab Vockjtmy thou Jhalt carry thit malice Hnto thy grave: But I have made weak^thj 

firength. Blejfed be thofe that entertain th fe tha^re annointed in the Lord : for they alfofhall 
tajieof the oil of his mercy. I had care of you, faith the Lord, neither fviU I fuffer youteperijh 
in the way ; Therefore be thankful, and forfakj the world ; for the world hath forfai\en you, and 
confpired againjiyou. But thefe things are nothing. Behold lajily, thuf faith the Lord. 

E. K. Now comech a falct or helmet on Gahriel his head , or an half 

fphere. A great noife of many voices is heard as of Pillars that fell- Now 

that thing is taken ofFhis bead- 
Gab Thus faith the Lord. The world en b»tb fides, fhall rife up againil thee, and thtj 

{hall envy thee, 

E. K. Nowcometh a beam from above f again ) into Qdriel his head. 

Gab Gnafemerob Jehufan gonfagvi ca^nephjehftfltshemfomnadedoilb. 

E-K- Looking up, he faid thus. 

Hoc eft ' |- E. K- Now cometh about his hce. 

Nefavea, repenting ^i«le things of fmoke, and hc pUtlCth 

them from his face- He would opca 

terrore : & eruentestihi |^-^ mouth, and they COmc upon hi* 

ptentias Impiorum, mouth. They rifcout of a pit befofll 

.„ . him, inumerablc. Gabriel lecmeth to 

Laskjey Vomtnus. i i r 

be as big as one or us. 
__. C £• ^- They f warm continually . 1 


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[ Gab Adhuc D. .s lahoro 3 

[^ E. K- Now comcth another 
ftrcaming beam down to him- ] 

Vominus tile Ahraham 

E. K. No\y cometh 
a fire down bv the 
fame beam thac came 
into his head. 

Now comcth a bigger fire 

down on him] 

[£-K- Now they run headlong 
down into a great pit in the earth, and 
one pinchcth me by the head. ] 

erit in latere tnoy 

lAdjutormeus;^ E-K. Look- 
ing up. 

& cuflodiet pdem tuiirn ne cafiaris 

Spent igititr mdominumVeum titiim 

For thou /halt overcome 5 

& erit tibi Vi&oria maximay 

in DeOy & propter Dmnty 

qui eft Dominm & Deits exercitiam. 

E, K, Now the aforefaid (pirits invade G^W^/ again. 

Gab What I fuffer, is not lawful for wan to fee ; Therefore Ceafe for a while, and fuf- 

fice nature ; But return and hear of -my commandment. 

£• K' He is gone, but his Desk (landcch ftill. 

, Sunday i mer id iehor a 2. Oftob. 13. i 

I Gab And hereby I teachjoji,that thofe afflidions which yow XuStv in foul either for your 

offences towards God^ or for the imperfeCtiom of your mindesy being void of brotherly ch-'ritj to- 
wardyour neighbours; ( And fo from you generally hereafjcer, how great, orhowmanyfoever^ 

I ought not to be manifefted or made open to the world r but ferfeclly Jhadowed in Charity^ ■ bearing 
your own infirmities, and fo the infirmity of others with r/uiet arid hidden minde. For the an- 
guijh of the foul is compared with prayer, dwelling in one houfe which ought to laugh with tbe'A^orld^ 
and to weep towards heaven. For every fin is noted, and the lea't thing as well a-.nongji the Cele- 
ftialbodiesf as the Terreliiall is ferfeBly confidered of. For fin hath his endy a-ridhis end is 
punifhment. Andfo, contrarywife of Vertue , Wifdom ( in the one and twentieth Ent^.. . ie or 
L...,) His ground is upon mildnejfe, which mildniffc furifieth the Icdy and exalteth xhe fo:il, 
makjng it apt and ready to beholci the heavens, receive glorious illiiminationSy and finally Iringetb 
in the foul to. participate, with us, not earthly, but everlafting wifdom. The Son of God wus 
JanUified in his fiefh, through niildneffe, and vpas mt of this world, becaufe he was the mildneffe'of 
his Father. Therefore be yon meek^: Be fervent in meekjtfffe. Then Jhall you takeup tb^zt 
Crojfe which Chni fpok,e of, following him : which Crojfe is the Co'.npajftrn innnldniffe ov^r thy 
brethren, for fn fake : Not as worldlings do, lookjng, but not lamenting. The other part is irt 
fuffering mildly the afflictions of the world, 4ndfiejh : Hereby you become Martyrs for that you wor- 

I tifie your felvesj which is true Martyrdom. : He th^t forfakjth the world for the love of God ^ in 
his Son Chrijiijhall have his reward. But he that forfakfth hinifelf, jliall be Crowned wiih a Dia- 
dem of Glory. Thus faith the' Lord, 1 am jealous over you, bee avfe you have vowedyour fehes unto 
me. But great are the temptations of the flejhy and mighty ii hisftrength where the fpirit is we.ik.- 


4-0 A tme'^^elatioti of D^ Dee his jBionsxpitbJfiritSyd^c. 

But thus faith God : It is better to fill up the Soul with heavenly rontemplation , and ccelejiical 
food , tu reign in heaven^ and to he beloved of him : Then to pamper the filthy flejh, vhofe delight de- 
{irojethboth body and Soul. It is written. He that bridleth not his flefh , is given to riotoufneffe, 
which U thejieep of death, and the fluniber to dejiruVtion. But th'n is true abftinence , when con- 
temning the World y u fly the delight therein : refainingfom pleafures of the body , Temperating 
the flejhy and m.rkjng it weak^, and that, for the L:rd his fake. For the fleJh and fpirit rejoyce 
Hot at once. Neither can the full belly grone out true prayers. Feed therefore the Soul with the 
love of our fociety. And bridle your flejh ; For it is infolent. One thing, I fay, look^ to your fer- 
vants. See, that in one houfe there dwell not delighters in vertue and holineffg , mingled 
with ftich Of harbour vice vpon vice : Whofe drunksnntffe is abomination, and whofe diet jiir- 
reth up fornication. For wick^edneffe is aniongji them : and they fear »ot God ,neith r do they 
abjiain, according as the holy Ghoji by his Church hath taught. Maks them clean : Ihen fhall 
you feel oxr pre fence among li you. And we will all of us defend you from the rage of wick^dneffe. 
We delight in the Go i of truth , and inthe worjhippers of Jujiice. Jbus fayeth the holy Gholi : 
Loy I have made me a Tabernacle, where the Cod of G.ds reigneth in Jujlice. And I will fanSife 
thofe places which rejoyce in charity. Mingle therefore your Alms with charity. And let jour 
prayers and fajiing be mingled with Alms deeds. For he that prayeth and falleth without mercy, it 
a lyar. Moreover, let your friendfhip he fuch, as if of charity , and not of thit world : Neither for 
the worlds fak^e, but for the fervice of God : All fiendfhip elfe it vain, and of no acctmt. Charity 
it the gift '.f theH'ly Gho'i, which Holy Ghoji it a kindling fire , knitting things together , through 
Chrijt Jefus ; in the true wif-iom of the F ather : Which fire it of no fmall account, neither to be rec- 
koned of , as the Heathens have done. For happy are thofe which are fed with charity: For it it 
the meat of lu that are anointed, which it the fon of God, and the light tf the world. 
£k /b cha ri ty th e foil of God ? 

Gab It it fo: He that wal\eth in charity wa \eth in God ^ for charity it the will of the fa- 

ther, it hit own d^ltz,ht , and tllumination of the faithftill , through hit Ho'y Spirit. The charity 
of the Church, it the Holy GhojK But he that dwelleth in charity, dwelleth in the bioud of the 
Lamb , which it the will of the father , which is the Holy Ghoji. B'tJJed are thofe that dwell in 
charity* Perfevere to the end : N t negligently, but with good will , which good will, it called 
fear. Which jear is the beginning of wifdom, the firji jiep into reji. 

Finis coronat He that continueth to the end, receiveth hit reward : But he that leaveth off, it a damned Sonl. 

opus. M^ny mn begin, but few end. Neither it your jttftificatitn by the beginning, hut fr.m the end. 

Pavil wjf jujtifiid : Eeraufe he died the ftrvant of God, and not f'.r his preaching fake. He that 
dvelleth to the end, is the Childe of God : inheriter of everlajUng life ; and equal with joy himfelf : 
Not the joy of joyes, but that joy which God hath made equal with the joyes of his fon Chrtji , in the 
company of the fnthfull. Even in this plate , many perfo^is had confpired againjiyoH. But the 
jirength of God hath fealed them : And they fhallnot he unpuniflied. For the Angel of the Town is 
fealed , and his fea'it to deihuSion : Thrice curfed are thofe which dwell within hit government. But 
you are fafe, and (hall be fafelj delivered from them. 

Enelind ^^ F r.gland, They condemne thy doings, and fay. Thou art a Renegade. For they fay, TboH haji 

defpifed thy Prince. 

Ene'and. What wuldti thou kjiow of them? Ceafe till you hear the number of their deflruBion. 

^ ..jjj.^jj;, Dcfire ivhat placur you will (faith the Lord) upon this people, for their ungrateftilnefTcjand 

Vod-um wibi they fliall be afflifted. For the Lord is angry with them : and he faith , Judge you this wick^ed 

ttncejjafi in- people, their ToWii, Men, Wtmen, and Children : And it Jhall be feen that the Lord , the God of 

fertm, ^«, Heaven and E'rth, hath mercy en you. 

A Non nofti a, fed Dei volumas fiat, ad ejus nominis laudem & honorem. 

Gab Bid the fires fly from Heaven, and confume them, and it fiiall be done : Or , fay. 

Let the Earth fwailow them, And they (hall per ijh. F r 1 have made Heaven and Earth (faith 
thi Lord) ani .... Juliice is for my people. lama flawing fire amongji you, and the Rod of Ju- 
jiice Jt is faid. Heave up thy hands, and thou ft' alt be heard. The pczce of him that is the 
fpirit of wifdome inflame your mindes with love and charity , and grant you continuance to his. 

ii. Amen. 

Deo JEterno, Oynnipotenti & Mifericerdi Jit omnis laus, honor, & Gloria. Amen. 

Tuefday 15. OAob. We made hard fhifc to get from J)ock»nt to Angem by fun fet. 

Thurfday 17, Oftob. We came from Angem to Embden, going without the Ifles , and coming ' 
inat Wcftcr E»i. We came before the Town, by fix of the Clock after noon : but could not 
get in at the Gates, and therefore we lay all night a (hipboard, but my Lord A. L. went over 
to the lodping on the other fhoar. 

Friday 18. OAob. We came into the Town : My Lord lay at the white Swan toward the 
water- fide, and I, and E. K. with my Children and Many at the three golden Kcycs , by the 
Englifl: houfc. 

Sunday 20. Oftob. This day morning about eight of f hr Clock we went in a litte Hoy from 


J true Relation of Yy, Dee his ABions m^ith fpirits, dcc^ 41 

f^mbden toward Lyre^ my Lord tarried at Embden. VVfe came late to Lyre : and the fame night 
wcwent from thence in a lefTe Scute by StykjhufeH to Oppen. 

Sunday 21. OSioh, By nine of the Clock in the morning we came to (?/'/'?« : a very fimple 
Village? and from thence we went ftraight way toOldenhurgh. 

J'iiefday 22. Oitob. From Oldenburgh^ by Delmenhwrft^ to Breams : and vere lodged at an old 
fTidow] her hottfe, at the ftgn of the Crown. 

Sztuvdzy Odobris 26. Mora i2. fcil, in Meridie. At Breame. 

A. The Lord Albert Laskjey being at Styck^hafen behinde usjwith the Earle John of Embdeu 
,and FrieflandyScc. 

E. K. The Curten feemeth to be far backward in the none : and the ftone 
to be clear between the Curten and the fore-part- Under the Curten I fee 
the leggs of men up to the knees. 

h. Then appeared one, and faid : 

11 Room for a Flitter. JefHSi ivho would have thought^ IJhould have met you here > 

E. K- He is all in his ragged Apparel , down from the Girdle ficed : But 
above he hath a white Satten Gcrkcn- 

A. By the mercies of God we arc here : And by your will and propriety , and the power 
of God you are here. 

II Tujh, doubt not of me, for I am h L. 

E. K- My thinketh that the gravity of this Adion requireth a more ^raye 
geUure,ind more ^rave fpeeebss- Bear with me^ though I fay lb unto 

1 1. ...'... If I Muji bear with theet for fpeakjngfoolijhly^ which art but fiejhi andfpeak^fl of thy 
own wifdom : How much more ought eji thou to be contented with my gejiure^which it appointed ofhiniy 
which regardeth not the outward form , but the fulfilling of his will y and the keeping of his Com- 
mandments : which is God : whofe wifdom unto the world if foolijhneffe^ but unto them that fear him, 
an everlajiing joy, mixed with gladneffe , and a comfort of life hereafter : Fartakjng infallible 
joyes, with him that is all comelineffe and beauty. How fay you to this, Sir, Ha / 

i- K' He turneth up his heels to fi- K- 

E. K. I do not underftand your words : for becaufc I do onely repent 

II It is the part of him that is a fervant to do this duty : Of him that watcheth , to loo}{^ 

what he feeth : For thd greateji point of wifdom, is, reverently, to confider thy calling. It is faid, 
do that,i»hich is appointed, for be that doth more^ is not a true fervant. 

E'K, Hew can that be ? 

U speaks when thy time comet h. Sir, here is mony : butlb<tve it very hardly. Bear with 

ne, for lean help thee with no more. Come on Andras, where Are you Andras? 

E, jPC. Now Cometh one in a Gown to him- The Gown is bare liks a 
prentice of Io?2iio«5 a youngman- 

U T)id not Ibid thee go yonder, and fetch me money. 

-4K(/r«...,. Whither. 

II "^his is one of them that forgetteth his bufmejfe fo foon « it is told h'tin. 

Ani..^,...S\T,\ wem halfway. 

1\' :.„ And how then ? Spea\ on, Speak^on. 

-<4«(i. ...... Then being fomewhat weary : I flayed, the rather becaufe I met my friends. The 

third day I came thither : but I found him not at home, ^is family told me, that he was newly 
gone forth. 

I^ Andyou returned a Coxcombe. Well thus it is : I placed thee above my fervants , ani 

did what I could to promote thee : and endeavoured dayly to makf thee free. But I am rewarded 
With loytring, and have brought up an idle perfon. Go thy way, I will deliver thee to the Officer. The 
Officer pall deliver thee to the Prifon : and there thoujhalt be rewarded. For fuch as do that they 
are commanded, deferve freedom : but unto thofe that loytre, and unto fuch as are idle , vengeance, 
and hunger belongeth. 

E. K. He taketh him by the arm,and delivereth him to a man with a ftaffe 
in his hand ; and he putteth him in at a door. 

G £' K. Now, 

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E.K. Nowllhimlelf goeth into a houlc, which all this while appeared 
on the left hand. 

Il Come OH, 

[e. K.] Now he brjngeth another by the hand] 

ll ,. (J]'iy thinketb you jhonU be a fit man to do my mefage. 

E. K. Now he whilpereth him in the car, and pointeth out h-— 

11 I warrant the ma}!,be tiot abaped, A jlrange matter. 

[Pointing to £. K.] • 

- il, ; 1 have hTtfmeffe in Denmarkj and this fellow h afaid to go thitfjer : Tellfhkt ,-thou cc" 

meji from me, and that I -will come my felfjhortly. I kjiow be will do fo much for jm^, U hath had 
much acquaintance with me. ..';'. ; .'.,'.. J ; ::';: 
Icare not.yif Ihad fomemantokeepme Compa}}y, ■ j 

[E.K.] This new come man faid /o-] 

E. K. He whifpereth again with this man in his car. 

\\ T'hefe good fellows are not ready^or elfethey might go with thee. Go thy we-y in Cods 

name : See that you do your htifineffe. I'\eef> fnch fervants , as none in all the Comt'rey k,eep- 
cth. ..■-..: ■■ 

S. K. He kecpeth no fervants, ' 

11 Meddle with that^you have to do with all. 1 fray this man, and that man, md every 

one deceiveth me. Good Lord, where jhould a man fiiide a. true friend now adayes ? I will go . 
and tell the knave that he provide for himfelf. \ " Ffr if will be ntarve/lpm. k(^xd weather. Ton were 
beji to do fotleaji you blow your Nails. . / ., ^ ,_., ,, 

E. E. He fpeaketh to one within the' houfe. '« 

U Thus you fee me (Majiers) bow I am troubled with my fervants. How now what fiiletb ' 

thee? ^ ■ 

\_E. K. There Cometh 'a woman roundabout his houfe, and fhe fecmeth 
to paffeby him- She is in EngUfti Attire.] 

Il 1 will kjtow what aileth her to cry. What aileth thee ? 

Woman. One of my Children is dead. 

Il Alas poor Childe : How can Children refifi cold? jhe might have \ept it wapner. Cold 

pierceth,whereJhot cannot enter. ■ " 

A. This woman is not of our Company ? I truft. None of our Children, fliallperini in 
this cold. 

11 Hay A, your Children ? you kjep them warm : It will do them no hurt. Tljofe that arc 

warned, efchue danger to come : For many things are prevented by the quality of wifdom.. 

A. I truft, we fhall fafe arrive at the place appointed, in Cracow, or elfewhere. 
Ottmiii. ^' ^"*^ ^^ concerning Vincent Seve, brother in Law to the Lord Albert L'lskJh I Pray you to 

fhcw usthe truthof his ftate. • TfiJ 'j: ,'. V, ol -J ,J\ 

E.K. I fee him walking in a ftreeti and a thick manwitrihim; AndGifr. 
li/h feemcth to come after kim. The thick man his beard is fomewhat like 
my Lord his beard, he cometh after Vincent, Mineenf hath a black fatten 
Dubblct on, cut with croflc cuts b He hath a lufFe about his neck, a long one 
edged with black, or blue* 

Note. A. 1 befeech you. J. L. to fhew us what Town that is. 

II Speakjng to him that jheweth it : for I fhew it not. 

A, O God. 

11 I remember not the name of any fuch Town. Quern Deus non amat, non' novit. 

£. K. Now the Town appearcth again, the Sea runneth by it. There is 
an old rotten Church (landing at the Town end. The Town feemcth to be 
6o- or 8o- miles off- 

E- K- Jt feemeth to be Embden in my judgement- 

E- K.. But Vincent and Ger\i(b fecm not to be in one Town,or ftreet- 

A. I befecch you to fay unto us whether A. L. befurnifhed with money, at Graive John hi* 
hand, fo as may ferve our turn, or no. 

II If I have not told you already, I will. Tou grudge at me. 

[E. K.] He /peakcch to E- K. 

11 Judge 

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'■^^^R I Judge my words with reafoii^ar.d thou fliah finds tkem true, 'Touch them vchb vnder- 

fiandingj and thou (luilt findethcni profound. My words are true, Bccavfe I am (ent byTrnth : 
Neither are we to fpeak^ gravely, when we take upon us the perfons of Bujers and Sellers. JFhofo- 
ever doth the will of his Majhr truely in this JForld, (hall be laughfd to [corn : But whofo fpeakfth 
worldly and fendeth out jhadows, k accounted a pillar of the Earth. Happy are thofe which are 
fiot fooHlh, neither in work^s fay. There is no God ; Such reficfi , fuch anfwer. Such earthly 
winde,pich heavenly motions. Tet Heaven fpeakfth truth, and the Earth lyeth. Thif is not my 
office which I have tal{en in band ; yet becaijfe I have dealt with you as a worldling, I was the fit- 
t^ii to a7tfweryour worldly expeliation. 

h. As you have dealt with lis, not according to your office, but according to our world- 
ly expeftatiou : So now do wedefire to undeiliand fomewhat according to our higher and 
heavenly expeftatiou, of our doing the determined rfi//of the Higheth ~ 

E-K' He is gone, and allthcStone as red as blood. y,^^ i^j^j . 


E K., Nowheiscomeagain, andftandeth inthc fire. 

II Thus faith the Lord, I have tanght you how to live, I have fct you Statutes , and 

have wiped you wy Peace ; Follow me,andIwillbeyour God : For unto them that arewifeiJha/l^upra in fine 
there be more wifdom given ; But unto thent that are become fooli/h, my wifdom i^ a . . . dtei ij.Od.iiy 

' thefe five years to come, are the Deliverance . . . Tea, [orrow Jhall bring forth her ChildrenJ^^l,^"'^^^^ 
My Hon ur jhall he defaced, and my holy Places pluckj:. No man hath ever feen fitch a world : for of /In. 1^84, 
Now fh all they fay unto the Mountains, Gome and cover us , and imto the iVaters, Swallow us up: ijSy* i?85, 
for we know there is no God ; neither is there any care of Mankind. I will plague the peo~ '587> 1588. 
pie, and thsir blood Jhall become Rivers. Fathers pall eat their own Children, And the Earth 
Jhall be barren : The Beails of the field jhall per jjh. And the f'Vater spall be poifoned. The Air 
pall infeU her Creatures, And in the Deep pall be roaring. Great Babylon Jhall be bmlty 
And the fon of wick edne/re,y/;<z// jit in Judgement. But I will referve tw) Kingdoms untouched. 
And I will root out their wick^edneffe. lea, thus faith the Lord, Front the North Jhall come a¥<:om ths 
Whirlwind, And the Hills Jhall open their mouths : And there pall a Dragon out, fuch as'^°'^^^' 
never was. But I will be glorified by you, and by thofe that are not yet dead. And you pall 
have power, fuch as I will be glorified by. Keep therefore the Statutes which I taught you. Forget 
not my words : For unto thofe that look, l>acl{,, there is great wo. Happy are they that continue to 
the end. Amen. 

£. K. Now he is gone. 


E. K. Now he is come again- 

11 Thus faith Jehova : I am the beginning and the end. The root and life of all Righte^ 

eufneffe. I fay , ( By my (elf ) I am with you. And will bleffe you in Right eoufnejfe. Ceafe 
therefore to move me ; for I am Almighty, And inquire not of me, what I have determined ; For "'"^'"f^ ' 
Time groweth, and I am a Juji God. Therefore Ceafe, Ceafe, I fay ; I in my felf fay Ceafe. 
Call not upon my name in defiled places ; Leaji the wic\ed ones hear what I deter min. I 
•will vi/it you at your journyes end ; I will teftifie my promife to you. Be in hafte therefore : ^'^ """^ 5°"'' 
And flie from fin; Andflie thefociety of fuch as are accurfed : £^ / am jealous over my people, "^y"*" " 
Jea I will notjuff^r them to drink^or tajie of their veffels. S^e'm^ unto me a people, that I may 
*hel}old my people : And I will be unto you both, A God for eve^ 

*' E,K. IL- faith Amen, and falleth all in pieces,as fmall as aflics- 
E-K. Now all is Clear, and the Curtain is come again. 

A. Deo Omnipotenti fit omnis Honor laus & gloria,in fecula feculorum. Amen. 



Friday i Novemb. 1588. Mane At Breame. 

A. Albeit we were willed C O Lord) to Ceafe : yet underftanding the fame warning to 
have been meant for EnquiringoU thy Myjieries andfecret Determinations, wherein we intend 
now not to deal, but in matters before and laft moved, and wherein we were not fully fatis- 
fied ■■, that now we may more exprefTely be certified, and that is of three things. 
• Firft for Fiiicent Seve. '' 

Secondly for Edmond Hilton, gone with the Ship toward Dansk^. 

And Thirdly, as concerning help for money for the Lord Alb. Laskje. And herein we ^* 

crave either the miniftery of Jubanladteck, or of II, orwhom foever clfe it fliall pleafethy 
Majeftyiofend. i- 

E. K. A man with a black Gown appeareth v\ith a Cap, falling in his 
neck, with a big Book under his arme^ 

A. It (liould feem to be Aphlafben, my good Angel. 

E.K- He hath a white Kobe under the black Gown, which goeth all 

G i under 

44 A tmel^elation of D"*. Dee his JUions whfpirits, &C. 

under hisGown^ nailing behind him ; but, ihc whice Robe trailcth noCj 
his Gown hangech on him , as chough ic were faUing ofF his (boulders 

A. In the Name of Jefus^the King oPGloryj are not you Afhlafben ray good Angel, bjr 
tlicmercy and power of God, fo alllgned ? 

d- K- Helookeih very ancicndy- 

Inipire, Moll high Glory, andthank^s, thronghont all Creatures, he v.nto thee {0 eternal 

Godyfirji . . . Secondly redeci^ihig, atidjbirdlji fanaifyhig the IForld in hh Creation, NoWjand ■ 
for ever : And at long as it Jhall be [aid Ofanna tn the ^ire of the High God .... Amen. 

A Amen Amen Amen. • 

Maui fold are the Merries of God towards man,wbofe bafeneffe deferveth no fuch grace and^enkjible Hejftiig : But fuch is God ; what he ]i<jiifieth hi»ifelf,in the jhength of his niercyy 

and heveth his honour with his own holinejfe. For n'hat is ruan, that can pijiifie htmfelf ^ or that 

hath any thingywherein his bowels can rejoyce ? JVhtrein can he determine happinejfe lo himfelf? 

Or how canbe compare himfelf with the trees that are fruitful ? If the life of vtan be Jin, then . 

is it hateful. But who is he that hateth it ? But even he which is above, and is fartheji: from ini- 

(juity. Great, therefore ( man ) are thy miferies, when naturally thou art, and loveji to be 

hated of GQd,wbofe ferviceis Jujlice, and who fe delight Peace. Cenfider therefore the Mercies 

vf God, through his loving kjndnejfe towards thy weakjieffe : And ack^novrledge his Power which 

jiiakeththofe iirongwhich have no force of thenifehfs. Gather not up your own inventions ; But 

be faithful fervants,perforntiHg the will of him which fandifieth you with obedience : for of dufi 

you are become fiefh, and of fieJJj the fervants of fin ; that at length you might be made freey . 

through your own confents in the mercies of him which hath entred into your weakjteffe, and weighed 

out his blood for your Redemption : Even he which hath payed the iittermofi penny of your Ranfonie. 

And why ? Nn to the intent you Jhould brag of your felves. But hath charged in conditienyou 

Jhould maintain juliice into tbeworkj of Righteoufnejfe. Vnto whom is Heaven a feat ? britunto 

fuch as are faithful fervants: Wherein the Dignity of your Majler is kjtown, of whom it is f aid, 

Bleffed are thofe thatferve the God ofHofis, if any thing, now, happen u:ito you, that is the riches 

of your Majler, Be thankful for it, and conftder his liber alitie : And how much the more he openetb 

his "Treafures to you, Befo much the more thankful; For unto fuch belongeth the ownerJJ)ip of viorey 

and the reward of fuch as are ten times faithful. Happy are thife to whom it is fa id, Thou good 

fervant. Be no Gadders^ for there is no houfe to the houfc of your Mifter» 'lake heed alfo, ieajl 

you ininijtcr his bread, to fuch itf are his enemies, andfo, unworthy : for unto both thefe belongeth the 

reward of unfa it hfulnejfe. Be not high-minded, when you borrow your riches, lejl the moths enter 

in and corrupt your garments : for Pride is the dephoffin .... Ceafe not to rehuKf the dijhonour- 

ers * as, o .... Neither maintain the honour of any other :. For he that enterta'nteth you, hathfeal- 

edyou for others. And hath Jlrengthened you with Authority, "the Rod of his Juilice. Generally 

thefe things have been fpok^n unto youy and thefe Leffons are not yet to learn : But happy are thofe 

whom God fanSfifiethi beingunholy, Andten times hleffed are the Temples wherein his Holineffe 

dwelleth. True it is as thoufayeji : Generally men are fan&ified , the people of the Earth ihrough 

all Nations, myjtical/y : through the mercies of God : But where the fan&ifieation agreethmt 

with the thing fandified, there eMreth wick_edueffe. The Spirit of God is not fan&ified in Hell, 

Neither is his holy Temple beaiMj^ed with the feet of the unrighteous. It is ivritten,, Dogs honour 

not bread, neither defiled place's things that are holy : For as Hell dijhonoureth Heaven, in re- 

fped of unrighteoufnejfe : So, thofe that are wicked dijhomur the vertuous, and fuch as are tritely ' 

holy,by fociety : and they jlink^of their wickjsdnejfe. For it is Written, And Satanwent from the 

prefenee of the Lord, leaving a flinh^behind him. The light of the Sun is ta^en from the Earth, 

by the congealed cloud. The fins of the people, and filthincffe of places, are put between vertue and 

the things Sacramental. Therefore, it is not true) that thou maycft lawfully call upon the . 

Name of God in unhallowed places. 

A. 1 crave pardon for my ignorance, and errour herein : But I required not to know of 
the heavenly Myiteries ; Onely fueh thin^^s I demanded information of,which not onely were 
above humane power toanfwer, ( and fo might feem worldly myfteries ; ) but alfo the true 
good news of them, might, many ways, be comfort unto us and ours. 

Behold iaifrael, the rough (tones are acceptable Altars, And the flinkjng Caves have been 

known unto the Lord. And why s" Becaufe the place was holy, neither this filthinejfe here, nor of 
any thing elfe created, hindreth: But the filthineffe of the place and Country wherein thy are de- 
filed; for inpure places, the defiled are bleffed. David fanUified Szn\, with the prefenee of his 
Annointing, and his Harp fpake out the wonders of the Lord- PVe come unto youhere,becaufe the 
willof God inyoujhineth : But the filthineffe of this Country ohfcureth the beauty of our meffage. 

Not that it is obfcured in us, hut hindered through wick, from you. Therefore flee the company 

ef Drunkards, and fuch as we their own underjlanding. 

[ E- IC He hoJdcth up his face and hands to heaven- ward- ' 

...... Drunkjtrds and fuch as defile themfelves are apt to l-jiow things worldly ; not as wife men 


A true Relation of D''. Dee his Actions mth fpirits, dcc^ 4"^ 

do : I'lit the H''orld may be a plague to their htujuitj. Thou defireli pardon, and caUedll th... 
biifmcffe a vDorldiy mjjtery. But the mjfieries of this world tire put under the feet of the faithful : 
which (^overfeen through God^ are generally comforted and direcled. Then, therefore what cure 
remaiiKth either of the Seas, or of the flimy Earth s' where, on the one fide, thou regardeli the Ship, 
and on the other fide Uiioncy. I fay unto thee, God correcicth this world and the cajiialties thereof, 
leji thofe that are o^^ thee, (hbP.ld blaffheme his name. 

Zi. Bleffed be his holy Name, and his Power niagiutied for ever. 

T'hy goods are fafe. And the Earth Jhallfrovide for you. Be not you careful; for unto 

thepi'f,yea even the hairs of his head are numhred. J am filen't for the JFor'd ; for it is not my 
■propriety : But notwithjianding ask^ and thoujhalt not be denyed. 

A. As concerning Vincent Seve , his fta.te and being, we are very defirous to be in- 

E. K- yincent Ssy'e appe^reih here , going down by Charing Croflc» 
There is a tall Fellow with a cue herd v\'ith him in a jkic coloiived cloak, 
V/Victf ;' haih a great FuflP- This man waitech on him with a 5word. He 
is going down into V^efiminfler Ward : He is now calking wi:h a Gentle;s 
man on horfcbackj who hath five men following him, with Caps-clo.iks 
Ihort, and muftachcs j And he on horfe back is a lean viiaged man with a 
fhorc Cloak and a gilt Rapier j his horfe hath a Velvet foot-cloth. 

E- K. In Twc^M? his forehead is written j Where pother li?antsth, rigor 

E. K- ^j««nrlaugheth heartily ^ and fiicweth two broad teeth before. 
He holdech a li:tlc ftick within his fingers crooking. On his left hand he hath 
a skar of a cut, on the nether fide of his hand- Vincent hath a pair of bootes 
on, which come ftraight on his legs, and vcr^ clofe. A great many boats 
appear at White-BaU, One is graffing in the Garden there. Many people 
are now coming out of Wefiminfier Church. The Gentleman on horfc- 
back alightcth now, and goeih down toward the Court bcfoicVJefimiftJlcr- 
Hall. He goeth now up a pair of Itairs ^ and there ftandeth a fellow with 
a white ftaff- Vincent is gone in with him ; The fervant walketh without. 
The fervant gocch to a Waterman there. The Waterman ajiketh him, whes 
ther that be he ; that is the ^olairtd Bi(hop ? The fervant askcth him, what 
hath he to do ? Now the fervant goeth from the Waterman. Now coni- 
eth one down the ftairs, and faith to the Serving-man , that his Mafler ftiall 
be difpatchcd to morrow- The fervant faith, He is glad of it. Now all 
that Shew is vanifhcd away. 

Now come there two handfomc men , they have Cloaks on their 
fhonlders, and they have hats on like Tankard Crowns. 

A Iiwderflajtdby the King, that he heareth him great favour. 

The other faid, 

• B But Kings rohen they become rich, ivax Covetous. But do you thinks he 

will come this way .<? 

A Tea mary, if he be rvife-, for he Jhall find no better friendpip than in 

Denmark. Here is thefellovp, he hath brought a bag of Amber. 

E. K- Hetaketh the fellow by the fhoiilder, and faith; Come away. 
He hath been an old doer. 

E- K- Now th:y are gone, and that Shew- 

E. K- Now 

' r—t 1 . I Ity I \ . 11 , . 

4^ J tme'J^eLition ofD\ Dee his JB'tons mth/firits, 6c c. 

Vl» "^ "^ 


E. K' Now is the firft man in the black Gown come again. 

Thiif yon fee^ the World anfwereth for the World. Be merciful. Flee privy leakfs ; for 

the Devil is ready at every corner'. Be Humble and Obedient. 'That receiving the reward of true 
fervai:ts,yOH may rejoyce as Enheritors of everlaibng freedom ; the reward of fuch as are faith'' k 
fid t) '.hi end. God grant you may fo be. Amen. ^ < 

E- K- Nowcometh the Vail again which all this while was gone be- 
hind the Scone- 

A. Deo noftro Omnipotenti3mifericordi,& jiiftofit omnis honor, laus, & gratianim aftio, 
nunc &. in fccula feculorum. Amen. 

A. While we were at Bream, among many other things told and delivered to E. if. as he 
was byhimfelf, by a fpiritual Creature, I know not who, nor of how good eftate, or what 
cftatehe was of : This parcel among them he held in writing, and imparted to me j And F 
thought my painsnot ill beftowed, to keep the fame in record here. -A I 

Two years and 
a quarter,(lia!l 
he An 1581?. 
in January. 

Ganiluf that, in houfe moft fiery fairer than the Sun, 
Hath honour great, faith, give place, your former courfe is run 5 
Therefore firft framed clouds unknown draw near with mighty ftorms. 
Wherein fuch bodies lie obfcur'd, or take ten thoufand forms. 
Your bellies ftrowtinglong difclofe, and on the harlot earthj 
Seem fair toman, as when the waves as MidvVife help ... r birth, 
Twice jhall the Sun put on the heavens, and once look, (]uarter way^ 
And workjng uncouth woMiyhtiild up a City, where men fay 
The Holieft flood : AndBeares bring in ufurping fire at hand. 
And people fpread return, vvhofenew built altars flaming ftand, 
Whilfl: fuch as ftrangers were Catejy cry , and bloody knife. 
With privy fhame defil'd bckyes, a thing n ... fometime rife. 
Prom midnight unto noon, two parts and more (hall flaughter feel, 
And all the World from South, tafte all, down force, of fire and fteel. 
Small wonder though the earth at (hadows fighting nothing grieve. 
When mighty Seas (hall dry, and heavens lie, who can live ? 
That mortal eyes (hall fee a Temple built with precious Stones, 
Or Creatures ftrange made new in fight, of old and long dri'd bones. 
Or Angels dwell on earth : but I whofe firy fingers can 
llnloofe thrice fealed Books, and utter worlds unknown toman. 
J feethefecurfed wights, whofe borders lead thy journey on. 
Shall with the thirtieth moneth,be bought, or fold, or fully gone. 
And England -per ifli firji with Moths long harbour in her skirts. 
The Spaniard lofe their King, and France rebel and fallbyfpirts. 
And holy man ten dayes beiieged at home, with thefedayes whelpsj, 
, Till he at length made free by fudden force of vertues helps. 
The Foliflj King hath play edy and friendly manfhall then bear [way, 
Amongft earthly friends, and fuch as hope of former faith decay. 
At laft wear higheft Crown, if fall/row/ vertue makes no loffe. 
And midft this coil to come in fpace of new come layfor tofTe. 
Thenlo, Come other times mod Holy, and a Kingdom /hall, . 
From Heaven come, and things forthwith again to Order call. 

■' -»' ■ 



Saturday 2. Novembrhwe rod from Bream, two great mile to a Nunnery called Oftarhold. 

[Sunday Novembris ■^. we c-dn\e to Fure or Fureden. ' ' 

Monday tiovenib. ^^. ■vitC'AXwe.ioheA to Fiarburgl}. 

tuefday Novemb. 5. we came to Buxtenhaden, ajid there by 9 of the clock in the mornintT 
we took waterin two great Skutes or Boats, Horfe-wagon, and our fluff and all, and ferryed 
down the little water, till we entred the Elh, and fo cio/Ted flraight over to Blanken nafen : 
there dined, and afterdiimer by coaches we came to /Y/rwZ-wg^, where n»y Lord lay atthe, 
Engli(h houfe, and we at another lodging, a widows houfe. • -^ 

fyenfdaji Novemb. 6. wt rid to Tritiow i^imlcdom Hainbjirgk, a little Village, having left 


(^ true Relation of D''. Dee his Mions mth fpirits, 6cc. 47 

my Lord behiiide : and a Ifo milling my Cliildren, and fervaiits j which were gone before us an 
other way to my great grief: till by midnight, by fending out lueflengers to liften and en- 
quire after them, I heard of them. I, my Wife, Rowlaud.Niirfe, and Mjrcopskje, my Lord his 


7hur^iay, Novemb. 7. We came to LnheK , and were there' at Innc , at the figne of the 
Angel, or rather St. Mkhael , at a Widow her hctife , a very hoiicit Hoitefle. 
. Saturday:, Novemb. (?. /received Leefcrsfronitb^ Lord Albert LmkJe,oi the Englifli rrx^m 
ill dealing, and confulting with the Towuf-meu of H^wiwg* for iuy flay, and conveying back 
again into £«?/<!«>/, &c. '. ,, ,; •• .-^ilr -' . vi ; .. • 

Wednefday, 1 3, NovembriSy i'^'^f^ ^:\J^^a'nHora^pl!''^ - 'At Lubekj. 

Ter horam fere., per intervalla^ vari.ts fecmiis fetit,iones& f<epe oravimiK. 

At length appeared a fwordj two edged, firy, or rather bloudy, andabunfh of rags hang- 
ing at the top of it. The rags feemed of Wo6llen,and LinnenCloath : like a bundle of Rags 
gathered out of a Taylers fliop. . Thefword ftood upright in a manner, but leaning fioin 
E./f. his face, though it feemed to fmite at E. if. 'kj;.;vv.iv, , . " ^tnY-^ 

A voyce. So be it, (0 Lord) for than art mighty. Be itfo mftfthein ': For'^ey have errtbtAce* 
anHirlotj and have forgotten thy jealoufie. ' ' 

£.K- The fvvord ftiaketh mightily. • '; Many arc the Harlots chat fvvarm 
upon the earchj and mnumorable arc their Childrcn^and fuch as they fofter. 
Their reward is ready . 

E.K' The fword now (haketh again mightily- 

He that entreth into the hopfeof'the wickjdk defiled : but he that cotfentetb with an Har- 
lot ii occur fed. He that delighteth in her fecrets, Jhall be Jiabbed, ■ And Le^rofie Jhall dwell in his 

houfe fir ever. '" ' '■j!^ ■' '■'.', 

A. O Lord, I truft, this refpefteth none of Ui-, in commojiTenle to be underftood. 

He that delighteth in light, loveth not himfelf ihtt defireth the hve of hint,that iUuntinateth : 

But, thus faith God, I fp'll not dally yHith you -.Neither (hall you handle me,asyouhave\done. For, 
your Horedom, u wtlfnll : and your vanities fPorfe. But this 1 leave amongjl you', that you Jhall 
kjiow that I ant righteous. For, he that defpifeth me ,- k accmffd ; and unto hint that - dijfembleth 
wyfajhien, are wiferies vpithoutnuniber\ '"'So ,mtoth^t^,that enierhtothe ho'hfe .of blnfpheniy, is 
vengeance ready at hand. ~ ' . . ' ' ' \^ ' 

b.. O Lord, what is this? Man is but earth, Vf here tht heavens dw^H^f'^^^ekhef th^ 
works of man acceptable, but with righteoufneffe. ...... j. . 

F' K. There appeareth a man with a Bible about his neck, like a Doiftor; 
and he ftandeth miferably in fire, .And fo like wile appeared divers other 
withJBibles about their necks, and chey in fire likcwife- StilJ come flames 
from the earth, and cncrcafe the flamciJ ofchefe men about thbhi- There 
appeareth, and cndlefle, • • . me,moft terrible with fire , and other moll his 
deous lihews„ .... They be fuddenly gone away. And all thefe men be 
now no more in fight. 

A voyce. Happy are th'/e that fee^ and can remember. Elrffed are thofe that hear ^ and art not 
forgetfulL aobrioirv;^;.;! ... 

A. Thefe words, and fiiews, O Jefu, make evident what, ^',^_,. « , .^ ';wvv, ' .. ji '»f;^V " 

£• K' All is gone, except the fword which ftandeth in a Cloud, and there 
cometh a hand and letteLh a leal upon the fword- 

A voyce. I brought you from iniquity, to the intent you might be purified : But the more I cleanfe 
you, the more you are defiled. 

? have offered of old, and it jhall be told. I have promifed , and it Jhall be performed. 

Hou have notkspt 7ny Commandments. And therefore you jhall be plagued. He that goeth out 
of the way, jljall receive the reward of err our. For fir agglers, are fpotted people. And none caH 
he hleffed, but fuch m dwell in the "Fahernacle of righteoufneffe. But behold , / will tell it unto yoH 
but with greater hardnejfe. And I will makfyon kjiow me, before I vifit you in kjndneffe. For 
thus fayeth Sathan. Lo, they erre jiUl. Do Jujiice for thy glory fakf. Ikey enter into the 
houses of Idols : And laugh with blafphemers. Jhey are filent , when thy name is blafpbemed. 
F>eal with them as a God : or elfe thou art not righteous. Therefore, he free from Sathan , that he 
irtay praife your righteoufneffe. lea, that he may fay , as he hath faid. Let me touch thern. 


4§ A trueKelatio n of D^ Dee his J&ion s mthfpirits, &:c, 

Vntill then-, 1 yvill be jttii. I will not forget this wickjidneffe , tillj/'At be wade clean. For., heboid^ ' 
J have fealed it : and therefore it rnvji be finijhed. For what is fealed of me , cometh to ptrjfe. 


A voyce. He that d^ffembleth the image of Ckrijij it a liar. 


...... Nf'W Cometh a grave man-, all cloathed in white^ with a Mytre upon his head. 

Ike God of peace is a. comforting Medicine ., to fuch-^cK delist in him. Ihe peace of the-, 

•ftorld^ is the image of God : God and many which is JefusChriJi, the foH of the living Cod : Which' 

kjiit With the father m the fpirit of truth , (proceeding from them both everlajiing yfilli) ope-- 

ned hit mercies to his Jpoftles, replenijhing them fully and mightily with the will of the father^ to the 
roKifcrt of the wnld : JVhichy made mejfagers thereof , have delivered to the Church , full and per- 
feU Statutes (^is the Will of him^whereunto jhe is united and married) to be kept inviolable , and 
without transgreffiou, 7hit Will , Covenant , or Decree, (fealed unti the end of the world in the 
number of the faithfitH) whofeever breakjth, or diffembleth^is accurfed, or damned. Therefore faith 
tin word of God unto youilLou have runajtray, you have entred into the hovfes of Idols. I have brought 
vo^ from fire, but you are entred into flames. And why f Eecaufe you defile your felves with the' 
wicked nejfe of deceivers : Wkofe images yo:tfaw affirmatively, though mt verily: Continually over- 
whelmed with daily., and inextinguible flames : Continuing even fo long , as their errour is exalted ;- ' 
Tea, even in the prof effors thereof y to their eternal damnation. For as Chrifl , and hit Vo- 
Urine is light and truth: So feemthe impofitions of Sathan to agree , or tak^e unto themfelves, fhapes- 
or lik^neffes of the true image of him that faveth : Whereby be trujieth in himf elf under the colour of 
tneckjtejfe, into the companie of the faithfull : Devouring their Souls with ravening, dijfemblingy and' 
falfe Itkelyhcods of truth ,undblctohe decided by man. Happie are thofe that believe them 
not '. For he , even he it is, that is a liar , and is oldeji in deceit. But as the father is eternal: 
So it the fen eternal , which eternity of the father and the fon , it the holy Choji eternal, proceeding 
equally, as the finger of God, and fpirit of truth, to the general workjnanjhip of Gods determination 
kjtit to''ether, three Ferfons. [E. K. He maketh a great reverent ciirfie^ in this omnipotency 

ly rpiritual illumination, and through the holy Ghoji delivered unto the Apoiiles, as the pledge of GoeL 
/SEecUfix ^'^' mercie and promife, is alwayes certainly linked, yyned, and engraffed into the fociet/ of thofe 
Cb'ip. that fulfill the will of the higheji perfedly, and without errour, whofe jirength Jhall continue y and 

ghrie branch out, even unto the end of this world, and beginning of comfort* Therefore , believe : 
For the fpirit of truth worketh wonder s,raifeth the dead, and hath power to forgive fins. Through 

the power of him, unto whom it it ma For,asCkriji hath all power in heaven and in earth deli- 

i)(red So hath he delivered all power in heaven and earth to his true Church. Therefore fhe 

cannot erre. For where power it without meafure,errour hath no number : Believe not therefore 

thofe that lie '.faying y The Church of God it infeQedwith err ours. For the o fences of few are 

rt c- • <v, not counted errour, but unrighteoufnefe : Neither .can the ftragling feet of a few drunken, bring in- 

^rSg." ^' /" "(? ^0 the whole hoHfe. 


...... It lieth not in my power to deliver you , or reconcile yov from death and Hell : The tormen- 

try and filthineffe of the world, and the wrath of God. But yet y (That Cloud, fet afide) which it 
between me and you') I fpeak. a far of to you , faying. The Juliice of God, is vengeance it felf: 
Neither hath it any contraryybut even in the midji y and Centre of it felf : Which it the drop and 
liquor of his eternal, great y and incomprehenfible Majejite of himfelf, hit mercie : Which , even in the 
midfl of Juliice it found out ,by for row full repentance , and reconciliation: Not in that it is necef- 
farie with God : But that it is a Medicine applicable, and moji healthfull to the infirmities of that 
Marty that coveteth to be healed, releafed, or recovered fi-om his foares. This is it , that mufi com- 
fort you. For, asjujlice it the reward of fiu,fo it mercie the reward of repentance. But mer- 
cie it the Center of light : and Jufiice to be caji off, andfhut within dark^effe. Therefore , be not 

A. This whoredom, how is it committed, or of whom ? 

J teach the Where thy habitation was, errour rained, God called thee fi-om it : and de- 
livered thee by ynany, but unknown wayes : means not to be uttered by man. Thefe places alfo are ■ 
fhut up from the favour of God. For their obedience it eounterfeitedyand their prayers,out-cries. 
Therefore hath the Lord opened him unto you that invented the vanitie : that you might be partaken 
of his kttowledgey and Secret judgements of the wick^ed. Here alfo you entred,and are newly defiled: 
For the Devil entred in y and found him wakjng : And lo, he entred yet , and he was not afleep. 
But he was happie, being kf^dled with defire of Gody elfe had the judgement of hit bodie for this 
World been fulfilled. Wickedneffe followeth him : and the fpirit s of evilcounfel are at hand. Ton 
jhall feel the forrow thereof , and your family fhall be dtfcomforted. But pray unto Gody that 
it fain not out, that Sathan goeth about : Neither that it come to paffe, which he hath power to ex- 
ecute. For, this token fignifieth your miferies , and it it a fign of that , which it given to exe- 

I have faid. 

The peace of God be rejlored unto you. 

E. K. Here 

(^ true Relation ofiy. Dee his ABions mth fpirits, (3cc» 4p 
E.K. Here is the man again. 

.,;.,. Two vpords and 1 have done. Nothing it -plainer than that which is fpokjn : Nothing 
certainer than that which is appointed. Be you penitent, that God may be merciful. This is all 
J have to fay. IF a fl? your fehes, and I alfo will makj yon clean, Kefijt you Satan diligently, 
and I will help yon mightily. 

A. O Lord that feal to the Sword and rags break off. 

E- K. Now he is gone. 


E- K. Now he is here again- 

....... This clond is a feparationhetwixt this, yea this glorified company and youm Look^not 

for any li^ht, whilejt this darkjtefs if prefent. Behold^ my mouth faltreth, and my lips are Jlayed : 
But pray yoiiy andyonjhall not bereje&ed. For the ftronger yon be, the mercifnller is God, and 
the weaker it, and jhall be, your adverfary. Love together; Serve God together : Be of one 
heart together. Alwayes preach God. I am tied. 

E. K He is gone. 

A, Mifericordia & pax Dei fit fiipcr no? nunc & fempet!. ' ' Jlmen. 

Friday^ Novemb. 15. hora vtane. Lubek^. 

£ K. The cloud appeareth, and openeth, Co that the Sword may be 

A. O Lord deal mercifully with US, as thy children, to be correfted with rod or whip, 
andnot with thy enemies, with fword to cut or wound us. Let not Satan force thee to ju- 
ftice more mightily, rhan tliy fatherly goodneffe can incline thee to fhew mercy upon us. 

E, K, An hand comcih and nippech ofFan inch of the top of the Sword, 
andforae of the rags are fallen down, fomc hanging on the hilcs of the 
Sword^ and fome are thiuft through with the Sword. Now the Sword is 
fhut up again in the Cloud, 

A. Have mercy en us, O Lord, and deal with us as thy younglings and novices. 

E- K. Nowcomcin an elevcn,alllikc Noblemen. Oneof them hath 
a regal Cap, and a Gown faced with Sables- The Cap is like a Polonian 
Cap, but trimmed up with rich Sables- Now cometh one and bringeth 
a very rich Chair, befet with precious Stones : Four of the Company fee 
down this Chair, for that Principal man. He that brought theChair 
went away- They all do low obedience to this principal- He fitteth 
down, and putteth his Gown over. He is a goodlier man than the Lord 
A L. The 4 pluck a thing like a Canopy over the Chair, and they put a 
round Cusfliion under his ftet. Thii> Principal fpeaketh as followcth. 

Tluck^up thy heart and be merry, pine not thy Soul away with inward gro'inings ; for I 

vill open unto thee the fecrets of Nature, and the riches of the iVorld, and wiihtl give thee fuch 
direUion,thatJhall deliver thee from many infirmities, both of body and minde : Eafe thee of thy 
tedious labour, and fettle thee where thoujh-ilt have comfort. 

A. Thanks be given unto the Higheit, novv, and ever, of all his Creatures. 

JVhy doji thou . . . within thy thought : Hiji thou not needofCoun\el ? 

A. Yes, God knows ; for I am half confounded. 

Thenfirji d. . . with thyfelfto refl thee, for this Winter. Secondly open thj mindto defire 

fuch things as may advance thy Credit, and enrich thy Family : Reap unto thee many friends^and 
lift thee up to honour J For I will jiirupthe minde s of Learned men, the profoundefi in the World 
that they Jhallvifit thee. And Iwill difclofe vntoyoufuch things^ asfljallbewonderfull, and of 
exceeding profit. ^Moreover, Iwill put to my hands,and help your proceedings, that the World 
maytalk^ofyour wifdom hereafter, "therefore wander not farther into unknown places, conta~ 
gioHs, the very feats of death for thee, and thy children, ajtd fuch as are thy friends. If thou en- 
quire of me where, and how. Every where : or how thou wilt thy felf. For thoujhalt f$rthwith 
become rich, and thoujhalt be able to enrich Kings, and to help fu.h as are needy. Wajl thou not 
btrn to ufe the comniodity of this JForld ? l^ere not all things made for mans vfe ? 

A. Willyou give me leave to fpeak ? 

••'..., fFhat canji thoufpeak.hereimto / JFilt thou thank, me for this / 

H A. All 

I- o A true Relation of D^*. Dee his ABions mthfpirits.Scc. 

A. All thanks be unto the King of Gloiy, &c. 

A. Is it your meaning that wc (hall Itay here, and go no farther v?ith the Lord ^/i^rt 
Laskje ? 

Te-s in the Smnmer ; rohen it is more fair. 

A. I befeech you. Where would you, that we fhould make our .... this Winter ? 

H'here you tvUl. Are you ^o unwise to go with him now. Let him go before, and provide 

fir himfelf, that he may the better povid for you. 7he weather will be hard, and the travel unfit 
for children. If thou covet to live in eafe^ heap not up thy wives forrow. 

A. I defire to live in quiet, that my (pirit may the better attend to the fervice of God 

If'eil, Tarry yoUi and wy promife fhall be quickjy performed. I will net halt witbyott. 

How faj jou Sirs ? 

[£. K He fpcaketli to his Company,vvho make curfics,and fay nothing.] 

A. I befeech you to appoint an apt place : This you fee is no fit place. 

I will Jiir thee tip fftch friends, as jhall content thee. As for dwelling places thou /halt 

belhw them. JFell, you are contented. 

A. Is it your will, that in this Town we fiiould part from the Lord Albert Laskje ? 

What fhould jou do elfe ? Are yo» mad men? Will jou run headlong into danger? 

wilfully ? 

,A. I befeech you, (hall this be nothing prejudicial to our former doings, and order al- 
ready taken and decreed for our going together ? 

What, isthis contrary to reason? Well you are content. 

A. As the will of the Higheft is, fo is mine and none other. 

Sirha, doyoufee this fword ? I will be a furety for this (^ J warrant thee ) alft. 

four brother isclapped vpinprifon. How liisyou that ? lour houfe-kfeper Imean. 

A. And why I pray you ? 

For that, that thou mayeftbe afhamedof. 

A. What is that? 

Ihey examtnhim : "they fay., that thonhafi hid divers fecret things. As for tky Book^s-^ 

thou mayji go look^them at leafure. It may be, that thy kottfe may be burnt for a remembrance of 
thee too. Well tf they do, fo it is : if Hn,as thou wilt. I have told thee my phanfie, and given thee 
wy counfely offered thee my help, and de fired to do thee good : The choice is thine. 

A. O Lord the Authorof all truth, and direftor of fuchaspuc their truft in thee, 1 nioft 
humbly befeech thee to confiderthefepremifes, thus to me propounded. If they be true, 
and from thee, confirm them; If they Keillufions, and not from thee, difprove them. For, 
hardly in my judgement, they do or can agree with our former precepts and order taken by 

A voice He that afcendetb up to the top of the hill ^ let him believe : For until he come 

thither, let him du his l.rbour. 

O Lord, I doubc of rhcfe th ngs, and promifcsof eafe, wealth, and honour, 

A voice J"dge the Truth, by the laji A^ion. 

O LordjWhat is that Aftion ? 

A voice Wenfdaies Adion. 

This Cloud (^faid the voice of the Lord ) is put betwixt us and you '. ff'bat therefore may come 
between^ Now judge you. 

A. I fufpeft the whole apparition of the eleven to be an illufion. O Lord confirm ray 
judgement or difprove it. 

A voice The Spirit of the Lord is not amongjlyou. 

A. What miferyare we then in ? O Lord, Mercy, Mercy. 

A voice I ifpnte not with God, where whoredom is great. 

A. O Lord, This whoredom we underftand not. 

A voice Fray daily, with repentance, that this cloud may be takjn away, and this fword 

diminijhed. For the Seal cannot be brokfn, until Satan have done his uttermoji ; yea the utter- 
moji of his malice. For it n granted him and he mujl firikf. But pray you unto God , that the 
fword may bemadejhorter, or pluck} out of the hilt, that in firikjng he want power. For ytmr fin 
it abominable, and a fevenfold offence in the fight of the Lord. 

A. What this whoredom is ( God knoweth ) we underftandnot perfcftly. If the Spirit 
of God be not with us, how can our prayers be acceptable ? 

A voice Thui faith the Lord, Turn unto me and be forry for your fins y and let my An- 
gels be witneffe thereof. For I [wear by my [elf, that myjujiice Jhall hang over you : And when 
J pun ip you next, I will raze you from the face of the earth. Therefcrej Vow your felves unto 
tne , and mal{e your veffels clean ■■, for your habitations in my fight are nothing : neither 
is the fubjiance whereof I framed you acceptable . 1 am the Spirit of Truth and 
VnderfiandiHg, and will net be dafijt in pieces with worldlings; Neither vfe I to dwell in defiled 
places. For my Sanduary is holy, and my Gates are without fpot. And with me there dwelleth no 

A. Lord 

(iAirm Relation of D^, Dee hii ABions mthfpirits, &c. ^ i 

A. Lord, is ic thy vvil! we fhall go with Albert Lashje to Lafco ? 

A voycc. T''e Lordfaifth, JFhat I hive fi'id, ii true. jyho rekihjth me, faying my words are 
tatrue ? The corredion of hint that reigneth is mightie j vh) hath numbred it ? But to his de" 
flruHiof!, Be you koly-, that my hand may be weak^. 

A. O Lord, the fear of thy punifhment aftonieth my heart : and uncertainry of it in time 
and place, doth alio encreafeniy grief, &c. 

A voyce. The fool faith in bis heart : Oh, how great is thy punijfmient over me. Teach me the 
place of thy correclion : And where thou wilt chajiife me. Who is he that defireth to meet God his 
vengeance, or the piwijhment of him that confoundeth the damned ? Mal^e your hearts clean,and 
vipe the fin from amongji you : And defire to be forgiven, for wiferable are they that meet with ven- 
geance, or that kttow the place where ll.<e takfth up her Harbour. 

A. Gloria , Honor , Laus & gratiarum aftio perenuis (it Deo noflro Omnipotenti : Nobis ve- 
roaDeoPatre, propter Jefum Chriftumin Spiritii Saiifto , fit Mifericordia, Pax &: Confolatio 
in via virtutis & veritatis. Amen. 

Monday, iNTsT/fwf'.iS. Hora^. Mane. Lubek, 

E. K. There appeareth the Cloud , wherein the fword remaincth en- 

A. O Lord, be niercifuU unto us , and rigoroufly execute not thy Juftice upon us, thy 
weaklings: Nor fufFer Satan to Triumph , where thy glory is expefted,8ic. Converte nos 
J)euf falutaris nojier, & averte iram tuani a nobis, &c. 

£. K- NowcomechoneiaawhiceCoat,nocperfedIy to befecn, but as 
if he were feen through a CiprefTc ,• and faid as followeth. 

f^'ho is he that leadetk out the Lion to prey ? or who is he that lifteth up the feet of the young 

enes to devour ? Whofeedeth the fmell of the roaring Bear , or hath taught him to remember the 
place of his recreation ? Hath he alfo taught the fields^ to put forth their voices : and the mighty 
trees to floiirifh in pride ? Are not the Hills glad when they bring forth Corn ? When the Valleys 
rejoice with threefold waters. The beafts of the itilderneffe have they not kjiown Caves : and unto 

fuch as are made tame, it there not a underjtanding ? For, who it he that teacheth them, to 

makjfubjeB themfelves, which are ravening, or to bridle fuch as are of their frowardneffe ? 'Even 
he it if , that look^eth down from Heaven, and beholdeth the. earth , and meafureth with his feety 

It it done. 

ff^ich entretb alfo into the houfes of men, and lifteneth to that which they call wonders. Which 
tpenetb the gates of hit knowledge with kit own finger ; And which fayeth unto you : How are ye 
hecomewife ? Or from whence is your miderlianding, are your hearts become Caves to fend out Thun- 
ders ? Or why are your ffirits thus vexed with holineffe ? Are you not a liiff-necl{ed people, and fuch 
as are defpifed .<' Are you not poor,and therefore hated. Since, therefor e,you are become Bajiards, 
who teacheth your lips to fpeak, of my Church? Or hath taught yon to urge me with mine own 
fpirit / 

Behold, t am mighty, 

Becaufe I am the joy of the faithfulU For I am called the Temple of the Holy ones,and the beauty 
cf Ifrael . Ths fpirit of man crieth out, and pierceth into the Lord , .w the fw'ftnejfe of an Arrow : 
And he heard them. Therefore, thus doth the winde o/Caboa open her mouth , and fweareth by 
the ]i^\>-dv Pillar that jtandeth in the Temple of Reconciliation, and it Thunder eth, and is faid ^ 

Be it done. 

And behold, the doors open, and the Holy Altar it covered. The beafis with many feet hriitS, up 
lurnt- offerings : And there it a facrifice that afcendeth up, and it is a mighty winde., fuch as hath 
not beenfince the beginning of dajes. Open your ears therefore, and prepare your felves to hear : 
For thit...... it mighty, for it it of peacei My Jujiice {faith the Lord) is fealed , and you have 

finned mightily : My arm it jir etched forth, and I mufi be magnified : For vengeance is gone 
forth, and is appeared already. But who it he tha t refijieth the venome of the earth, or indrucfetb 
man to avoid theVarts of po^fon ? He faith unto you. Thus it is, becaufe I have fanclified you, 
and h-^ve made you holy to the earth: Therefore will I help you : But not as you defire : For your 
prayers and unrighteous lifejhall becoine bands of yarn. And I will ntak.e a Contention betwixt Sa^ 
than and yon. If therefore you labour hard,and open fervent mindes,fu b .is are not of the world j 
atid-can binde this fword and cloud of vengeance faji from amonz^ji you : Be it fo unto you, for it is 
your own right eoufnejfe. For Sathan hath reviled, and hath f aid , 

That Jhalt thou fee, 
^Butfo long as they are Holy, and become right eoufieffc, they are become fafe : hut when thy fall i 
Sat0» entretb in. For the power of righteoufmffe is become a. Conquerour 3 ifjt figkt mightily. 
And Satan flidll be confomded by a righteous j udgemcnt. 

H 2 For 

^z A true "{{elation of D^ Dee his JBions mthfpirits, ^cc. 

For I have decreed it : and by my felf I [wear it 


tor 1 nave aciTc<;u' '<■ • •^••■•■^"j '"J i^-j * j" — --• 
I Will he a righxem Judge betwixt you. Therefore, take heed you fin not , mr go into death : 
For zreat n the fall of vengeance. Be not therefore defiled with the filthmefe of the wicked : 
Neither delight tn fuch a, counterfeit truth. For I am one fire thatjudgeth all things. And I 
delight in people that are joy full with one Banket. For thofe that fill their bellies at the houfes of 

ihangers : Become enemies to me. 

For I have faidy 
My fptrit is holy, and wy annointed righteous. Let the earth rife up , and continue in her wic- 
kedneke- Tea, let them fay y we have found the anointed : But my continuance is truth, and they are 
become liars. For my fpirit worKethy and behold, there are wonders in the fight of men. And 
wheresoever I dwell, fuch is my power. Be therefore of One houfe,that you may eat together:Leafi 
you banket too much , and fo become deceivers. I am one, and am kpown by One : And unto One, 
mi^h One I am married mto. {And I am merctfulO Whofoever abtdeth not therein, is an Adul^ . 
terer. Avoid yoft dark^effe, for righteoufneffe is prefent , and wy f^irit entreth. Bleg.d art ■ 

fuch as believe. Amen. 

Even to the , Amen. 

5- K. He is gone- There appcare fome bands linked together, as Chaincs 
about the Cloud. 

A. Welcome be thefe bands. 

£.K. He is here again J andfaith eth. 

Why areyou become dull? Why are you yet ignorant ? Seefi thou thefe [Hepoint- 

cth,and fpeaketh to E. K.] 

f. iC. Uee them, I thank God. 

...thefe bonds are your own righteoufnege : And m they appear before the Lord, fo {hall they 
hinde vengeance together : But if you become weakyou fall. But pray, that you fall not : For they ' 
are the dayes offorrow. the fpirit of God is twofold ; prefent Jah agian, and prefent Nah gaf- 
fapalan. therefore take heed. For, in the firji, you are bleffed : and it may return. But he 
that is filM with the fecond, (hall be drunken for ever. the firji it power prefent , and a comfort 
inmeafurable, glorifying, and jhengthning all things that are agreeable to it : But when they difer, 
it returneth. the other is the fpirit of the firji, and the fecond , Almighty , and everlajiing , w«- 
meafurable , and inexplicable: drowning the will of man, that becometh jirongin the fountain of 
gladneffe and underlianding : true wifdont her felf, and not returning. Fray, therefore , that you 
may be per fed : and that you may be feafoned : For it is a fait that faveureth to the end, 

the peace of God be amongji you. 

E. JC- Hecaft off his Cloudy Lawn, and went away. Hefcemedtobe 


ts.. Yet we befeech you more exprefly, and particularly to deal with \\?,&4. 

It isfaid It is written It is true. 

A. Gloria, LauSj Honour, Triumphus & Jubilatio fit Deo noftro oranipotenti ; Nunc &: 
femper. Amen. 

\Vednc[d^y,Novemh.2o. Manehor.iil, Lubek,. 

b.. As thou haft of thy mercies CO Lord) given us fome (hew of thy favour bent toward 
us : foarewc defirous to underftandhow our Letters have wrought upon our friend his heart 
to joyn with us to call for thy mercies, pardon and help : for if they have. Then do we hope, 
our bands (of acceptable life) whereby tobinde vengeance prepared and intended againft us» 
fliall wax more and ftronger : by thy great mercy and help to thy well-pleafing in thy fcrvice 
hence forward. 

£. K. The Cloud and bonds appear : But the bands appear fewer. . 

A. O Lord, is our ftate fince yefterday become weaker with thee ? And (hall it fo narrowly 
be exafted ? Thy will be done, who art holy, jufl, and moft wife, O God. 

E.K. The bonds about the Cloud, now areonely twO; which before 
were fix, or feven. The bonds feem of a fmoky afliy collour , fpirally going 
about the Cloud. 

At length a Judgement is the end of Juftice : difiributing and delivering alfo to every thing, feeny heard, 

vcyce. or determined to hit proper end uprightly. Are you able to deny this i^ 

A. The end of our aftions , words , and thoughts may feem twofold : One of us in- 
tended , and ment to be good : The other not depending upon our weening , but accord- 
ing to exaft vvifdom, what istheend of the famejliere deemed the proper end, if 1 undcr- 
ftaud right. 

A voycc. 

<a^ true Relation of I>. Dee his ABions with fpirits, dec. ^ 5 

A voyce. Lo, yudgement is the end of Juliice in things that are handled uprightly : whereof you 
finde the Omnipotencie and Truth of him that pidgeth Omnipotently : IVhich beholding your Combat ^ 
hath girded himfelf together^and beholdeth the Lijis, and he judgeth uf rightly : For^ he hath fworn it- 
Arm not your felves therefore as weakjings : But provide as mightie and couragious Souldiers, for your 
cwn defence. I am without corruption (faith the Lord) and lean not with the windes of 

A. O Lord, give me leave to rcqueft thee, &c. 

A voyce. But I am juft, and judgement her felf. Entemot therefore into my holy places : If ei* 
ther kjteel down before my fanSuaries ; faying, the Lord hath Chofen us , He livethy and it is true 
forever. For I have fazd. It may be undetermined. I will alfa- fee, whether you be ftrong in- 
wardly, or privily rotten* For with the world your weakjieffe is great. JVhofoever overcometh 
jhall rejoyce. But I will be a God in my Covenant and will hold on my promife : Fight therefore 
as it becometh you, and caji off the world. Makf fiep fubjeif , and flr angle your Adverfary^ 
for unto fuch belongetb the entrance into my Chambers, and the ufe of my will, as the Horn of my 
glorie. For it is written, light dwelleth not in darkjteffe : Neither hath darkjteffe comprehended, 
any light : For darkjtejfe is the Cave of err our, and the reward of finners. Thus fay etb he, which 
beholdeth your forrows : And it is a fight for -many daies, which appeareth neither in the one, nor in 
the other : nor giveth he anfwer untill the end. 

B- /^« There is one come in like a Ghoft, and hctaketh all the hangings 
away, which beautified the place like to Curtains- Now all the fides of 
the ftone are darkifh jand the Cloud ftandeth in the very middle thereof^ 
Now the bands feem brighter then becaufe the place is fo darkifh, 

A. O Lord, many </<zi« Combat is affigiied us. And forafmuch as Militia eji vita hominis fu- 
per Terr am, we are now in a great uncertainty of our Combat ending. 

£. K' There ftandeth the number of 40* upon a great Labell , and no- 
thing clfe* 

A. This 40. ( O Lord) what bctokencth it , daycs , weeks , or years > Well : Whatfo- 
ever it be, Blefled be the name of the Higheft. Our God, King, and Father. ' 

E. K. 


E- K- Now is one come in very brave, like a Preacher ; I take him to be 
an evil one. 

A, Benediftus qui venit in nomine Domini. Yhis Preach- 

E. K. He faith nothing 5 Not fo much as, Amen. wSy«h." 

Are you fo foolifh to thinks that the power of God will defcend into fo bafe a place ? 

£• K- The power of God defccnding, deicendcth to beautifie the place. 
And whatfoeverhebcautificchjhe doth it mercifully : And ^o through his 
mercy he defcendcth among us,that put our truft in his mercies- 

It is true : But, unto thofe that are righteous. 

A. Chrift his coming hath been to fave finners. His converfation was among finners, 
naltjlame, blinde, anddifeafed. Solikewife : Now our fi-ailty , or impurity will not c%-^ 
elude his prefcnce, or the Miniftcry of his faithful! Angels, 

What, in this bafe manner? 

A. Doyoumiflikethemanner? 

Can any that hath any drop ofwifdom likf it ? 

A. Are you wife? :\,y.'a : r ,. • 

*... .» Or elfe I could not fee thy imptrfeHioas. 

A. Which be they ? Accufeme. 

^k^t greater imperfedion, then to imagine much more believe, that the Angels of God, Willi- 

or may defcend into fo filthie a place, as this corruptible fione is ? Confidering the clear neffe, and big- 
neffe of the aire, or the places that are prepared in mans bodies for fuch entrances. 

A. Who caufcth thee to come here ? 

Thy folly. 

A. Art thou good, or bad? 

I am good, or elfe I could not feethebad. 

A. Ergo, thou art a lyar, for thou fayd'ft, No good Angel, ipould, or might come here intof 
tnis ftone. 

A. Thus will God be glorified againft wicked Satan, and his Minifters. His fetch was ve- 

54 ^ true^elation o/*D^ Dee his ABions whfprits, &c. 

jy Cubtile : As, To bring in doubt all the Anions performed in this ftone. What canft thou 
yniwer ? 

€• K. He fayeth nothing • Neither can he fay any thing- He ftemeth to be 
a very foolifli Devil, 

A. Mendaceni oportct efle memorem. Now be packing henee. 

I will abide here. 

A. Where God will permit thee, there mayeftthou be : But we will (as now) ccafc : And 
we thank God highly of this comfort and viftory : We befeech him , that we may as profper- 
oufly overcome all other Diabolical aflaults or fophiftical , or untrue perfwafions : and all his 
Tenipcacions. Amen. 

Glory, Honour, power, and praife be to our Almighty and living God , the Lord of 
HoltSj Jehovak^nsw and ever. Amen. 

Saturday, A^oi/fwt. 23. kMeridiehora i\. Lubek. 

E. K. Here appeareth the fame bad one, fitting, who laft appeared- The 
Cloud with the 1 word appeareth at laft : with two wreaths on one fidci and 
two on the other, Ipirally- This Creature taketh the cloudy pillar, and 
throweth ic from him divers times- 
He fayeth. Call ,ti long m thou wilt, J will keep thee for feeing any more fights here. 
A. Or Lord, attend unto thy glory : Attend imto thy honour, regard the arrogancy of this 
Luciferine brag againft thy younglings expreffed. 
A, And of theLord, ^/i. Ldfi^?f, &c. 
..... . Hejhallcome to dejiru&ion, at thou and thine to tniferable leggery : Becaufehe hathconfeated 

to them that areMinijiers of iniquitj,fpirits of faljjjood. 

E. K. He looketh on a bare book, when he faith thus- 

.",. ,.^he power of God entreth'into the Soul of man, and doth vifit the Cbamhers of his under^ 
landing : openeth his will with p^wer. The fpirits of darkneffe are ready for every place , and. 
can deceive, faying, This is of God. Vnto the fe you have lijiened : and have fworn it at a Covenant . 
between God and yov^ But I am come from Goi : and am entred indeed , and will mak^e you hun- 
gry in your own foolifhneffe, that you viay become wife. None hath entred here with power but I. 
And I will tarry here. And I will be a wall betwixt you , and your imaginations : and betwixt 
thofe that have tempted you , and your weakjtejfe. for thou haji called upon God : and be hath 

heard thee, and I am he that fayeth fo unto thee. Laws of falvation are ready,follow them. 

The way into dark^neffe is wideband eafie ,^an^ where light is, it encreafeth joy. Be thott therefore 
warned by we. 

Nay, I have fa id. 

A. Thou haft faid here. That thou art God, is that true? For thou haft faid. Thou haf 
called upon God, and he hath hard thee : And I am he , that fayeth fo unto thee. 

I fee thee : And thy wifdom is nothing : Mal{e of me what thettcanji , I am the meffager o^ 


Avoid darkjieffe, avoid darkjteffe, avoid darkjteffe. 

E. K. He plucketh down violently (in the ftone) the Clouds, and all hi 
cometh light in the ftone- 

Ly here with thy fellofvs. Thofe that are of wifdom, let them xnderfiand. 

A. O Sapientiapatris 2terni,illuminamentes noftras, ut tibi ferviamus in fanftitate, & Ju- 
ftitia toto vitae noftrx tempore. Amen. 

Carmathar, a Knight of theKhodes, was thirteen years deceived with one that appeared 

(iW he thought) in glone & wifdom in the image of Chrifi. Antony was begttiled in divers wayes. 
The Prophets & Apojiles have doubted in many things; But becattfe they faithfully believed they were 
not rejected. Their hope became fruitfHll,and they bleffed with underjianding from above. If fo be alfo, 
y,u repent, and be forry in that you have yielded unto the injiruments of wick^edneffe : a nd follow on, 
as they your fathers have done ,youjhall alfo become wife ; But I fay unto you, 7kat which you have 
confented unto is air.iffc , and falfe,worfe then errour it felf. For, where have you tailed anie fruit 
cutofthafDocirine. How poor is the power, that hath been longtold of inyo^t. Ton have for-' 
gttten your own knowledge, and are become of feers, blitide : fuch as grope their way. Such end,fuch 
beginning. For the end hangeth from the beginning : and is become a means in it felf , to bring all 
tilings to paffe. But neither the end nor beginning of fuch things as you have handled hath been per- 
fed, or probable : But a deceit, comprehending the image of falpjood : Tea, much more the traps and-' 
fnares into wickedneffe ; which deferveth dejiruUion eternally. 

J true Relation of D'. Dee his Jciicns mth fpirits, 5c c. 55 

If tkU may advi[e yoUyB^ it fo. If thefe examples and probable arguments be found ^ Then 
neceffarilyyou ovght of dtitie to be counfelled by me : Bat 1 have opened my mouth and told you. Be 
itunto you^ according to your difpoftion. 

A. Be it unto us according to the mercies and loving kindne/Te of the Highert ; into vvhofe 
hands we commit ourfelves, all our doings, and intents. 

"tliat is well faid . . . Godbewithym. 

E. K. He is gone, and in the place where he ftood the likenefle of a littU 
Circle, as if a print were made with a Thimblc-briin- 

A. Soli Deo, Honor omnis. Si Gloria. Amen. 

Monday 2^. Novemb. Mane^ S i Lvh\. 

E'K. Here appcarechltraight way, (atche firil looking ) the famefel- E.r^. 
low that laft fpake, and Jcfc the print of the little Circle behind him. 1/" 

A. Orabamdiu ad Deum) ut Arbiter cfTet inter iftos. A .... num .... lum confugimus in 
tempore necefsitatis, &c. A te C O Deus ) folo pendemus, &s. 
A. Sedebamus quafi in triangulo, & fe convertebat verfus y< L. 

Jhou,Oma»,awal{e,lhakeoffforgetflneffe: Lift mt up thy felf fo much; But clofe up 

thine eares againji thefe deluded deluders, which carry thee headhng into folly:, and transform thee 
to ajhadovr : By whofe counfel thou art become difhmouredy and by -whom thou (bale become a fpot 
in the Booi{_of Fame^, Call to remembrance the Hijhries of the whole Worlds Political andEc- 
cleftajiical. Inguire of the Learned that have fettled their judgements in the Book^of god. Open 
thine eyesy and behold, if any of the Prophets or forefathers ( men grounded in wifd^m and diep 
intderjianding) have yielded themfehes to thit unrighteoufneffe^ belieting lyars ; confenting to un- 
truths, and lalily dijhonouring the Name of God. Then call to minde thine own ejlate^ thf fiour- 
ijhingof thy youth , and poffibil'ties, wherein thou may'f he made perfect. yf'Vich if thou truely ij. 
Then banilh this diflionour to God and his Angles, lijien mt to thefe S ...... erfity : For the Syrenes 

are awak^e,and their fong isto deftruiiion. I am fent from God, as a Meffenger to call thee 
home; for thou difhonourefi God mightily. Behold thm fljalt be made contemptible, and iecome a 
laughing-ihc\. Thy honour ,lhall be defaced, and thy pojlerity fpotted with ignominie. More-^ 
over, fuch as are thy friends (hall fhak^e their heads , faymg, H'hat wife man hath thus been over- 
some ? What is he that is become foolifh t Thou maj'i defire it, and confent, as before ; But I am 
a fiumbling blocks betwixt y)u,^ndw\\[ dwell in j// Elements for your purpofes. 

E- K- Heholdcth up hii hands towards ^ and laith, «, Nay I have 
told him truth- ....,, 

E A.. /:iehath now gotten him a Chair, and littctti down- lunged, h= 

A. If it be truth, then it is a token that God is Very merciful unto us ; and that we are DecUna, ama- 
In his favour highly, to give us this warning to avoid evil. Now refteth the other part, /o 6' f "« *o- 
How we fhall attain to good, and wifdom, from God ; fuch as by the true and perfeft ufe of"*™' ^'fato 
his creatures, we might do him fome acceptable fervice , with true obedience and humi- 
lity, &c. 

E. K- Onecomethtohim,and faith Ht go:th about to takeyoaa 


E. iL' Hcgoethaway, and Cometh again, 

E- K- This man which thus came and went awavj and comcth again, 
is all in white-, he hath a filyer Crown on his head- he fpeaketh as fol- 
ioweth •••. 

T>e»y that you have done, Confejfe it to be falfe^ Cry yiu have offended. And let the An- 
gels of God feeyou do Jo, ( that they may carry up your prayers^ fo Jhall you become righteous ; 
But why doji thouwrite words of contempt againji M 1 For One in our number is All-, And we 
are , all. One. Believe us ; for of our felves we have no power to infrnrt you, but to deliver you the 
Commandment of God. Rent your cloaths, plucky thofe blafphemous bookj in pieces ; And fall down 
before the Lord : for he it is, that is Wifdom. I have done for this tune. 

E-K- He is gone. 

A. QlLis eft difcretor Spirititum ? 

E. K- Now he cometh in again and fpeaketh. 

Oh, you are a Learned man Truth in the fecond : He it is that difcreetly jv.dgeth all 

things. If his difcretion be given to you, thanks God. 

A. mi 

5 ^ A true "[(elation of D^ Dee h'ts JBionsmthffirits^dic. 

A. IIU ergoConmiittemus hanccaufara; abillohoc donum petcntes &: expeftantes. Nos 
interim pic in Chiiito vivcre intendimus. 

E. K. He is become a great pillar of Chryftal higher than a Steeple. He 
afcendeth upward in clouds, and the little circle remaineth- 

A. Gloria, laiis, honor, & sratiarumaftio fit Deo noftro oranipotenti Trino 8i iini, nunc, 
& in fecula feciilorum. Annn. 

T'uefday Decembris lo. After Diner, we removed from Lubek^y and the Lord Alb. Laskjf 
went by Coach to Lord fhriliopher, Duke o( L^^iecl^elburgh. 
Thiirfdaj night we lay at JFifynar. 1 1. Vecemb. vel I2. 

Saturday morning we came to Rojhch. 14. Decembris. 

Monday Vecemh. 16. M'tne hor^ lO \. Rojloch. 

E- K- He is here, that laid, he would dwell in omnihus Elementis^ Sec- 


, I came from the fountain of light, -where is no errour nor darkneffeiand have Powery ( be~ 

caufe It is given me from the Wgheji ) l^f'hicb, { Lo J is grown and become a mighty Rocl{. For 
itisfaidofme. Behold I will vifit them that put their truji in me^ with a. comfortable jirength in 
the time of need ; For my Kock. is an everlajiing ftrength^ and the Hills of my countenance en- 
dure for ever. If then I be the Countenance of God, and a piercing fire fent out as a fiame^ not 
onelywith his great mercy, but with his good will, and that towards you,overitihelmed,not caji down, 
hut almoji for ever buried in a lakf of ignorance, and incuenchable flame, fuch as confumetb 
with ignorance , deceit it felf , and a provocation too manifeji , and apparent dejiru- 
aion : If I then with this meffage ( being the meffage of truth ) my felf a mean .... fufficent 

Order for the publifhmsnt thereof, can, nor may as of ...niam) vehemently defpifed' 

C the fruits of a good Confcience, notwith'ianding fiedfaji^ Then is he of no power of whom I 
am .... lecaufe it is written. Such as rife up again'l my Spirit, I will defiroy them in the vtidfi of 
the fame fire, and will deliver their ajhes to the windes for a memory of their wiekj^dneffe. But 
heisju'l, and is without meafure : kjiowethwhat is, and what is tg come, which hath thus fa id of 
yoU' Behold their ignorance is greater, and they ejieem not truth. Lo I have heard them, in the 
w'idil of their corruption; yet they are become faithleffe : I minijier unto them, but in vain; But 
heboid their mouths are clofed upwith idleneffe. ye of little under jianding, are you become fo 
blinde, that you will not fee ? Are the windows of your eares made fajt agamji truth? Are your 
confciencesfealed up, with a thrice burnt iron ? Defire you light ^ and yet refufe it ? Have jou 
craved . . , , and now deny it : yea utterly difdain it ? 
A. That is not true. 

£• K Now Cometh a head behind him. 

Lo the end fhallbec$me your comfort, if you liiien to the fengs of my mouth : if not, ever' 

laflingfolly : and a reward of fuch, as areweary to hear offrnth. Now I pinched him 

E. K- This he laid looking behind him. 


Burn thofe blafphemoui bookj of thine, and I will teach thee wifjom. 

A. WjII you have me note down that fentence fo . 

I will. 

A. What blafphemous books can I acknowledge, feeing I underftand none ? If they con- 
tain Sentence, makemeto perceive it; that fo I may compare it , with the Touchftone of 
God his word, ufingthe Talent of fuch reafon, as God hath given me. 

...... 1^0, I go, I go. 

E. K. Now Cometh a great fire down, and there appeareth a great huge 
man, with a^reat /Tvord in his hand '■> fire comcth out at his eyes, and at his 
mouth. This terrible man faid, 

Malediciifunt, qui'jurati funt contra Nomen meum. 

E. K. Now that wicked creature fhaketh himfclf. 

A. In nomine Jefu Chrifti Rcdemptoris hunrani generis, Quis tu cs ? 

i This was Ipoken to the man with the 1 word. ] 

Sume vires, 

A. Deus in adjutorium meum intende, &c. Miferere raei Deus &c. 

E. K Now the great huge one kncelcth down, and his face is ( now^ 
from meward j he lookcth up toward heaven 6 he hath very long hair, to 


J true Relation of D''. Dee his Miens mth [pints, (5c c^ 57 

beneath his girdle i his Robe is long and tucked up. Now he ftand- 

Curfei are they : Curjed are they : Curfed is he for ever. I am, I gave thee tower 

ind fcaled thee for a time; Fovcer to itfe thevehemency of thine own poifon ; but not to touch my 
coat, 'thus he faith) And (^I am') thou art a lyar from the heginning^and the fountain of curfed' 
ttejfe, Vamnat'on is thy dwellingplace ; Death is thy feat ; Vengeance is the Crown of thy difglory. 
Becaufe thou ball entred into my feat : Haji exalted thy brightneffe^bUfphemed my name ; wherei'a 
( in this AUion ) thou continueji( No pint of thy charge, nor of my permifion. ) Be thou ac- 
curfed, weakj-nid, overthrown, and defaced, "Thou art vanqijhed, 7ky time isjhortened. And 
why ? I am. And I fay thou fighteft againjl me, and not againfi men. I am Jujiice, and the 
Hrength of him that livetJjyWhom thou haJi felt, and ffialt feel, vDorld without end; therefore 
Depart; Depart I fay. 

E. K. Now the fword ftandcth by him, with the rags that appeared 

...... Vengeance, prepared for others,be thy reioard : As. it was delivered unto thee, fo ta\e it 

mth thee ; that the malice which thou,fhewejt to others, ntay heap np thine own dejiruSfioH. 
Jeofah, Jeovah, Jeovafcah. 

6. K' The wicked Tempter falleth down into a hole^ and this high 
creature putteth the fword and rags down after him- Now this great 
creature appearcth as fmall as he ufed to do. And it is Michael, 

Mic. ...... Veniat Lux Domini, & fidelium Confolatio. 

E.K- Now is ail come in, as was before : The Vail, the feet of mcii 
appearing under, if^c. 

Mic Ihus hath God dealt mercifully with you. 

ti. His Name be praifed for ever. 

Mic thiu hath Truth vanquijhed darkjtefe. Evenfo fiallyou vanquifh the World in him 

which it the Spirit of Power and truth. For I have Swoni ( faith the Lord J and will he mer- 
ciful unto you : But ceafe for thefe daies to come ; for they were daies delivered : Let them he 
( therefore ) unto you daies of Repentance : For the end of ^o daies muji come : And this Do- 
Qrine jhall he written unto all Kations, even unto the end of the World. The Grain is yet in the 
earth, and hathnewly confented with the earth : But when it fpringeth, and bearethfeed, the mm- 
ler Jhiill be the lajl. 

U. A dark Parable, to my underftanding, is this. 

Mic the transparent fire of Meekiteffe comfort and warm your fouls, re^fte and ma1{e 

firong your bodies , to the eternal comfort of the World to come ; in the pilgrimage vpHch Jou Jhall 
endure, with a heavy crojfe for the teftimonie of truth. 

E- K* A gfcat many voices, fay, ^.Arnen. 

E- K- Now he is gone,and the golden Vail is drawn ag^in- 

h. Omnis laus, honor, Gloria, Viftoria & Triiimphiis fit Deo noftro omnipotenti. Vivo 8c 
vero, nunc, & in fempiterna feculorum fecula. Amen. 

Sonday, 22. DeCembris, Mane, we went from Rojloch toward Stetin. 

Wenfday, z'j.Decembris, on Chriftmas Day morning, wc cume to Stetin by lo of the clock; 

Annoi<)^^. Stiloveteri. 

Stetini in Pomcrania. 

January 2. MaHe,hora 9. 
A. Veniat lux Domini, & fidelium Confolatio, &c. 40. dies, jam coniplcti funt, &c, 
Expeftamus ptitpotens auxilium Altifsirai, &c. 

E. K. 1 cannot fee but an inch into the Stone. The Curtain ap- 
pearcth, but more deep into the Stone At length cometh one 
very tall, in a long white Gown, all open, and his hair of his head hanging 
down to his legs. He hath wings upon his head, armes, back, and legs. 
Hefcemeth to defcend from the Clouds, and upon Clouds which lie floape^ 
Wife for his defccnding. He fpeaketh as follovvcth- 

I the 


S A true'^elation of D^ Dee his JBions mthjpints, 6cc> 

The pi>renejfe ofkumiltty^ difperfed through the inward-bowels of man, is that.whtch is cal- 

led ( with \ou)?erfezerance. H^hich Per fever mcej hemttfieth and ejiabliflieth in a. true and 
fiedfad Bafts thofe thi>tgs that are acceptable in the fight of God, the worses of man. Hence 

fvrinmh jujiifiratton, which with the love of God. Herein are you become like unto uf^ 

for that we are the image ofPerfeverance, and the Glory of God. But in Uf it a dignified : U 
\ou It if, and Willi be imperfea : For nothing U of fiejh or blood, that receiveth perfedion. 

the Emanations from God, to, and into his creatures ( which agree in the Center of the Earth 
<M the kjiitting up of things ) are ejiablijhed : So that one jot of his Will neither can, nor may per- 
/7/j, wjx{_, or dwell in error : Which for efeen from the beginning, carrieth in it felf there- 
vienibrance of all things to the end. through which mercy and remembrance, you are become the 
fervants of God : Not for your own fakes ■■, but in that it is the Glory of him, which hathcalledyou 
Otr Calling ^^ ^^^ exernfe : Irouhlefome to the World, hut rewarded with Glory. 

or Exercife. ^j- ^^^^^^^^^ ^^„^ imperfections rife up and refiji the Will of God, faying, blafphemoufly as you do; 

Let usfeek other wayes, then you are not counted perpverers , neither are your work? worthy 
reward: But humane reafon canperfwade and give judgement again'fthefe follies, much more- 
are they damnable, and deferve correction in the voice and judgement of fiich as are pure. 

He that dealeth with the wicked is a lyar, and (hall have his reward : But the end of comfort it 
in thepureneffe offpirit. But you of little wifdnm, you rife up againji thewindes, and yoke 
your wits agaiml the mountains : Nay you cafi your felves down heaHong, where there is m mercy. 
for wkatb/afphemie is it to fay. If it "be the will of God, it muft follow > Is not 7nan fuljeU to 
the bringing in of his own labours ? And are 7tot they allowed to his comfort, being brought in > 

the foul of man is the image of God, after his form, which kpepeth within himfelf the power of 
his divinity in the heavenly Spirit, whereby he hath A'tthority to confent with God in the workntan- 
[fjipof his Will and Creatures : yvhirh Power being fealed already, giveth mto man ( as King of 
himself) to confent to his own falvation, conjoyning and knitting himfelf together, either with per- 
fever ance in the affured hope of mercy, or ( with wilfull drunkenneffe, ) to the reward of fuch as 
fall. therefore. Become Holy. For the foul beautifieth, when it is beautified in itfelf. Re-i 
fiji not the Will of God, which is mighty on you : Be not obftinate. 

Be humble, Rejoyce mtfor this World : But be glad that your names are fealed, and that you 
fhall correft the World. Befpair not through wea\neffe ; for from whom Cometh jirength ? If 
puddles become Seas, the end is more wonderful : But yet greater when fimers are called to the 
knowledge and perffrmance of God his Will, thorough his mercies. Even as one day perijheth, 
and is not, although he hath been ; Even fo it is, and flyall be the ftate of this World. For the 
Earth muli fingO Sannawith the Heavens , And there muji be One veritie. And Hierufalem 
fhall defcend with an horn of glory to the end, the Sun and Moonjhall be witneffts, and wonder 
at their jhy. the Kings of the Earth fhall become proud in themfelvesf and are unable to be tamed 
with T?tan. 

But I will yoke them ( faith the Lord Jv/khcoTreStion-:, And force them one to imitate ano~ 
thers fleps : Tea. they (fjall tread the grapes alike ; For in my Vineyard C'rruption fhall not dwelt 
With Authority : Neither pall the Frince of t)arkneffe ufurpe my further honour. 

ۥ K' He fpcaketh much in almaliervoicethanhcdid- I cannot per-' 
ceive it- ] He turned back and fpakc* 

J fpeak.thefe things for your under ji and ing, and that you vtaybeflrengthened, 

E,K. He turnech back again (as before) and fpeaketh I know not 

My dear brethren,theref ore rejoyce in Comfort, and the image of Peace : and remain 

faithful, that you may he fed with that food that Ihall preferve and alwaies refl before the mighty 
flames of Zanzor ; where there dvPelleih no defiled Creature, nor any unrighteoufneffe. 

£.K. He turneth now back again (as before) fpeaking. Hefecmeth 

now to lean againft a Pillar of Copper, great and round : And he is become 

IcfTe than he was- Now on the top of the Pillar, Now he knee;: 

icth down, his back being turned- 

A voice faith to him Svpear CO 

He faid It is done. 

He faid thf firjivoice openeth his mouth and faith [ there is a great rumbling and row 

Jhings of falling of towns or Houfs, as it were in the Stone, 3 

Heiaid thewillofGod is fealed in this Prophefe, and it fhall endure. 

^^A voice Swear [2] 

"lie faid I have done. 

■;"'~Hefaid ....... It thundereth, and it is thefecond voice. the efFeftof God his \Y\\\,'ismt 

of time ; and therefore not to bek^own of man, till that moment and end of time J^:all appear, 
vhenin it mujt bepubliJJjed, and finijhed with power. "_ 

E. K. Now 

(tA true %elation of Jy^ Dee his JBions mthffirits, Sec. 55? 

E. K- Now it thumblech again very terribly, as chough a whole Town 

fhould fall down inco a great V'alley- 

A voyce stvear Lsl 

' He faid I have And it it the third, and the lajl voyce. All things that arecrookfd 

Jhall be made Jhaight. The foinde of the heavens Jhall walk^ through all the earth. Wifdom jhull 
fit in her Majejiie, Crowned^ in the top of an Hill, with exalted glorie. 

It is the end. 

£. K- Now all dafheth in a flame of fire, Pillar, and he, and all, and fd 
flicth upward. 

A voyce He that hath ears-, let him hear. 

Another \oyce. It (hall be. Amen. 

E- K. Now the Curtain coiheth before all^as ic was at the begfnning,this 

A. O Lord, for thy great niyfteries declared unto us (this day) vye moft humbly thank thee. 
But on our parts, there remaineth fome matter. .... thy hands by feme ot thy good Minifters, 
vvede/irc to have fome advertifemenc : as of the Lord AibtLaskje. Secondly, oi Vincent Seve^ 

£• K' A very little Creature appeareth, and faith 

The little one. A word, and away. The hearts ofPrinces^ are the fecrets of the Lord: Such 
they are, as unlock^ the doings of this world. 

A. Oi A. L. his delay in coming (contrary to our defire and expeftacion) I would gladly 
underftand the caufe, &c. 

The little one. Thofe things that are efwick^dneffe, are not of our remembrance. , 'thU (lay ■ 
Jhall hinder a third part of hit glory. But all your life is not of him : Nor he of you. If he N^te. 
become good: hefliallbe well rewarded. He is forward , Vincent is in France. Ok A. L. and 

5. K- He is gone fuddenly. This Creature ftood between the Curtain, T ^'/""""S 
and the forepart or the llonc,it was one or the Icaft Creatures that ever I 

A. All Honour, praife, and thanks be to our God Almighty : now and ever. Amen. 

Thurfday, Januarii 9. The Lord Albert Laskje came to Stetin, Her. 2 ;. aMeridie. 

Fryday, Janurii 10. lAal^i^t itiv^iai usffosj/ft Tma-aQ- n(*. Hora prima incipiebatf & per 2. horof 
durabat* Stetini. 

\ tut 

Sonday, 12. Januarii. .1584. Stetin. 

A. After Dinner we were talking together of our affairs. A voyce in E. K. his head 

Jam venithora. 

A. After Supper, a< 1 had a defire to fhew to E. K. fome places of St. Johns Apocalypfis, a 
voyce faid to him, 

Equtis albus eji initium VoUrinx veflra , Et eji verbum Dei. ^ voyce.' 

10.& p. funt N'>vemdecim. Eqmis Albus. 

A. Hereupon feeking in the 19. Chapter of the Apocalypfis : we found the Text , Equuf al~ 

i us. Sec. V erf It 11, 

A voyce. Ne d'.<bites. Sum enini fervus Dei. To this purpofe appertain thefe places of Scrip- 
re, &c. ^ Thefe are the dayes wherein the Frophet faid , No faith Jhould be found on the earth, vide Efdra 
This Faith muji be rejio'red again, and man muji glorifie God in his works. I am the light of )Jb.4 cap. 9. 

God. ^cfju 7. 

A. Then, by like. He is Zv it J EL, 
...... I am a witnejfe of the light. Tiefe are the times when Juflice and truth miifi ta}{e place. 

Behold, I touched him, and he became a Prophet," 
A. Mean you Efdras ? 
Vriel. 1 ea , in his ninth Chapter of the fourth book. There you Jhall finde manifeftly the Pro- this aaion ir 

fhefieof this time, and this aaion. EfJras^tophe 

^. Alak, we think the time very long, kefore we entred in the ri"ht trade of our trucked of. 


Ur. When you havt_ the hook^ of God before you. Then I will open thefe fecrets unto you.' 
A. But Alak , the time is very long thereunto, the more is our grief. 

I 2 Ur. Tie' 

6o A tmeKelation ofD'. Dee his Actions whfpirits, &ic. 

Ur. "the Bible itif. , , • . 

A. I meant fomewhat of our other book, which is to be written. 

Ur. Iwtllfpeak^of that alfo. 

A. This delay is greatly to our grief , and occafion of many temptations. - • . 

lir. The temptations of ike world are mthingunto the wife,huppie are they that feel temptations 
•srith ewptintjfc- of the bellj, 7he limber is not yet feafoned, or elfethouJhouldeJiPropheffe. I 
mean jiot tfcee E. K. 

A. Vincat mauifefta Veritas. 

£• iC, He is gone. 

Honor,Gloria,Laus,& benediftio,fit DcoNoItro , qui in A L BO E Q.U O Jufti- 

tias luas tafturuseft. Amen. 

Monday- J^niiarii 1^. LManehora, p,. Stctin. 

A. After our long difcourfe upon the 9*^. Chapter oiEfdnWy 8ic. Vriel came, and flood, 
he ly. upon £. K.his head, not vifibly, 

llr. Read the fixth Chapter. For faith mujl flottrijh. I'he world is rotteHi and itskalden in 
their own fins. 

A. E. K. Read it, and in the 28. verfe, thus it is. Florebit autem fides, &: vincetur cor- 
rupcela, Sc oftendetur Veritas, qux fine fra Diebus tantij, &c. 

E. K. A voyce faith, Open the Shew- ftonc- 5 

E. K. Ac length appared one in a long white Garment- The Curtain' 
went allde, and the fccc of men appear not now- This man feemeth 
iw^ce fo high as A^ He hath nothing on his hca^l, but long hair hanging 
down behinde him. He is ticd^or girded abouc,as though he were tied 
vvith many giidles* 

^•. IIR.IEL. I aniVriel{_faid this man'jThe light, and hand of him that created Heaven and 

Earth. -that talkj-d with ILidizs, and did cotnfort him tn affliction, and the fame that hath tallied 
vithyou : Yea , from the beginning of this aftion. Therefore, ^ird your felves together ) and 
hear the voice of the Lord : Lijien, (I fay') to fiich things at are hid, (I fay") to them that dwell above 
the Heavens. Behold, this is the laji .fleep of the world : and the time,that the power of the highefl 
hath armed hinfelf , faying. Come, ye jlrength of the Heavens,and follow we. For the earth 
hath cned vengeance, andbith curfed herfelf , and defpaireth. Come (/ fay") For Iwill place the 
feat ofrigbteoifneffe. Ibtt my Kingdom maybe in One : And that my people may flourifh : Yea, 
even a licilc before the end. 

And what is this ? E-K. He fpake thefe four words in another Tune. 

£-K- Hs lookech up to heaven- 

A voyce. Bhffed art thou, which refpe&eft thy Juftice, and not the fiHs of man* 
iio^takinc Ur. Ihis is the voice of the Angel thzLtwovi tdiVtth. Y>\?ice. 

plic«' A. May we be fo bold as to demand the name of that Angel ? 

Ur. ■ No, It is not lawful/. 1 fwear by all things that are contained within 

/nOith. this holy book,: ^ By the feat of God , and him that fitteth thereon. that the * Note.he fpake this, 

-.voyds .^y' httvt been fpokfn in this Adion , and pall be now fpo^en, by me, pointing to 

j4 Prophcf.e. ^re true : three years are yet to come ; even in this moneth , (that beginneth [^'f j". ulmlJ. 

an )j87. in the fourth year ) jhall the Son of perdition be known unto the whole world : „„ whicli the Shew- 

Jafiu-io. Suddenly creeping out of his hole likf an Adder, leading out her young ones af- ft«ne, nowj flood, 
v^mich iftus. ^^j. jj^f fg devour the duji of the earth. 
St ji:nrhcit:r, ^ ^ ■' * 
fic annus ej} in- n ■ ■ 

telligendHi,fin:nf^f'"'ri'*!ii'ius, noflroruti annorura %i.fnhahenddspromo anno tnyjlico : vel ^i.tnenfes, fyc, Perpende. 

A, The fentence is dark, in refpeft of the time. Confider well. 
A. 1 fufpcft 4''- moneths (now and then) to be underftood for an year. 

, _ Ur. Ihis moneth in the fourth year .^'fliafl Antichrvi be l{nowminto all the world. then Jh all 

/ouch .ftus. yf^^ypQ^dtvell awongll the Kings of the earth: For they jhall be chofen all anew. Neither Jhall 

rTt'i I'lrribur.t ^^^^^ ""y ^^"^ ^"^^^^' ""*> <*'' reignetha^ a King^ or Govermur of the /f, live unto the end of the 

.inff le^tiuti third year : But they Jhall all perijh. 
4iSnuihpaitiim. their Kingdoms I e overthrown. 


J true ^^eUtion of D*". Dee his Jclions Xi>tth fpiritSy &ic^ 6t 

Tie earth wajud. "the Khers become bloud , with the hloud of met: and beajts iftixedtoge- ^■'^"'P'"' 4^- 
ther. la this time Jhall ihe Turkjffj liatehe rooted up , and raji f-om the earth. And i»iiead'^'^'^''J''^^'^° 
of bint Jhail enter in that Vfvil : the father nf liars 3 and fuch as dwell in the houfe ofVa~ Myfilcoitiius 

**'^y- Be-^o/'^, This * Prince fhall fly through his Kingdoms, .w tif"jvr,f,'j^yj/: x.ei 
^.Iheyaie in Pira ife , Greyhound after his fpoyl : devouring his poHefTions, and cutting duwnanmt vilgaris 
efpecraUy £/;-'/. ' ihe wicked: But he ftiall become proud. llje Prophets of the Lord I" "^^^""""'Ji- 

■; Jfjd/l defccnd from Heaven y cloathed with their old Garments very fr^J^^i^Anr; h ;""■ 

and not liained. Thy eyts fr^all fee them. Out of thele books fhall the true Doftrine^^pfr^)^/' 
of the Prophcts.,and Ap'jiles be gathered : Which are mt to be imderjiood , but wnh the fpirit of un- A.L. 
derfiandtngi thefpirit ofwifdom, and truth. Behold, I will fay untojou my felf, Enoch. 

Cii £liaf. 

ome, Hear. Omfign. 

For^ the voyce of the Lord is with power. Therefore^ be wi'de, and of humble fp/rit. For lo, 
the time pull come. y4«^//['rfi'e feven iiooJ^j ,fuch as lliall be delivered unco one of you. Andl.Librttnt-' 
I will meet thee walkjng in the fields. And Will firetch forth my hand, faying, Come : Then, fh a 11'^"^'^' 'if' ^, 
thine eyes fee th fe things, that thy fpirit doth. And tbo(*_(halt becom; a man of nnderftanding ; 
For I will give thee bread , and thou (lialt eat it, fuch, as fiiall be the bread of fufficieaC 

E. K. • Ic chundreth in the ftone. Of thee^ [pointing to 6, K!.] thus fayeth 
ihe Lord. < 

Thou art flejh , and become ftu'^horn. Thy judgement vaxeth dull ^ and thy heart fealed: But 1 e.K. 
willunfeal thee ;and thou Ihalt be partaker : Bttt (becaufethou haji offended vie^ not with power 
inworldly things^ J will make thee a great Seer : Such an one-, as fljall judge the Circle $f things in 
nature. But heavenly underiiandinz,, and fpiritual knowledge jhall be fealed up frotn thee in this 
world : For, thou art become jiony, ani haji cried out againlt my Saints. Notwhhliunding , your 
life flial! be together. Thou jhalt he a workjnan of nature, lookjnginto the Chanihers o!^ the earth : 
The Trealures of men Many things are pluckt from thee, which were thine : Bat not from 
you, becaufe I have promifed hem, 

JFhat if he, bridled the Windes., A. At your prayers ? Or, who is he that preserved you 
from the bloudy imaj^inarions of men, [_and'j hatreds of the world invincible ? Is it not be, that is 
God of Heaven and Earth ? Is it n t hr, that made both jieflo and Soid ? lea-, even he it is , that 
fayeth. Fly from j/.?? wicii^f-^^f^ft', and fociety with Devils, Leave off to fm againji the Lord : 
for ht is of great powfr. Th:s is the IdH time thdt any JJjew jhall be made in this jione. i^or, /<;, This fcntencs. 
the promife of the moji higheji jkall be fulfilled. is revoked af- 

E. K. Now / ice a'j chofe men , whofe fecc / faw before : And there fir-lheZne dj? 
tethOneina Jadgcmentfcac^withall his teeth fiery' And there fit fix, "'fi^''-- 
on one fide ot him, and i\x on the other. And there fit twelve in a lower 
feat under them» All ihe place is like Gold , garnillied with precious IloncSj 
On his head is a gre u ftcne; covering his head i a ftone moft bright, brigh. 
tcr then fire. Four bring in a man bound. Now all is gone except 

Ur, The end of words, the beginning of deeds. 

A voyce. Sea' it up : For, it is at an end. 

A, What is your will, that I fhall do with this ftone. 

Ur. All is [aid : and I am fealed for time to come. 

i^. Deo omn-pocenci, vero, vivo, Si .eterno fit omnis honor, L2Us,G!oria,Potentia, vir^ 
tus & viftoria : nunc 8c in fcmpitcrna feculorum fecula. Amen. 

Wednesday, January r 5, we went from Stetin to Stargirt, 
iJo^^f?)', January 19. we came to Pafcw. 

Eeclefia Cath^dralis FoGtinfnfis fnndabatnr anno 1025. /^^r Wincenaum Regem Chriiiia-^ 
Hum factum cuJM fepulcbrum in infer iorl ^arte Ecclefix extat , la fide eg^egie extra- 
dum. , , , , ' 

Saturday, January 25. 'O «:>/(,■>©- udyts t» Q^ivdvis Sia. ri); tx E. K. aJV/Kiaj ititidMs ecayrioy «h*, 
(i.e. (JMagnum adnvit£peri:ulnm per iniquitatem E. K. contra me.) 

Sunday,]m\wy 26. ...... Invifeham Biblnthecam Ecclefix Cathedralis, 

M5«^tfj, Jamiary 27, f.^^i o^oe* <;?.««. (Kix£ cum uxore breves.). 

TueJ day, J znua] J 2S. We went from F/^^. 

Thurfday, Jan. 30. We came,to Komih f own^ over the Ion? and dangerous Bridge , with 
much cumber at one broken place, by reafon of the huge Cake's cflce^ which lay there, 


6z A true Relation ofD\ Dee his ABlons mthff'mts, &c. 

Saturdaj^Fehruariiy i. We pafTed the dangerous way of Ice, having 25 men to cut the Ice 
for our C caches to come through above two Englifh miles long ; but for all that great help, 
we could not get to Vmew City that night, by reafon of the great water and Ice hard b/ 
the Town, wjiich was broken over the banks into the medows very deep. 

Sotiday, Februarii 2. We came over the great water, the Ice being moft part ( with that 
nights wiiide) driven away out of our paflage. 

Monday^ Feb. 3. We came by Shadek^to Lask? Town, and there were lodged in thePro- 
voft his fair houfcby the Church, 

Prima A&io apud Lasko. 
Tuefday Februarii 11. Stilo veteriy ail 21. Stilo novo. 

ti,. After our prayers of they Pfalms, and my particular invitation and calling for God 
his help, and the mimftery of his good Angels : After ( I fay ) more than halfan hour fpacc 
attendance; £.£. feemed and thought that he felt a thing about his head, as if it clawed 
with Hawks claws. It continued no long time. And toward the Eafterly corner of my 
creat Study Jibove, feemed to £. if. clouds to appear, far off, as at a quarter of a miledi- 
ftance. Then appeared a Sea, endlefle oneway, and a Haven mouth with a River which 
fell or ran into that mouth. And befides that River doing down into the Haven, did an- 
other River appear by running into the Sea, without any Haven making or having. The 
water of this Sea, is not like Sea-water, but rather like Qliickfilver. Now cometh a moun- 
tain, and fwimmech upon that main Sea. Now that mountain feemeth to reft andftand be- 
fore that River mouth, that is by the Haven. 

A voice Measure me, 

E. K. Now feemeth a great thing like a man to ftand, with one leg in 
the forcfaid driver, and with the other in the f aid 5ea, by „ having a corner 
of the ••• id between his laid legs. His right leg is in theRivcr,and hislefc 
in the Sea- His right leg feemeth gold, and his left leg lead. The moun- 
tain ftandeth before him. His legs are like two pofts, of the fubftance 
of the Rainbow- He is very high: he hath a face, but with many eyes 
andnofes,butnotdiftin(ftlyto bcdifccrned. His body feemeth to be red 
Braffe. He ftandeth with his arms abroad, and no hands appear. His 
right arme is of the colour of filver i Bis left arme feemeth to be black, 
twinkling. His head is much of the colour of that Sea wherein his left 
leg ftandeth- Now beginneth a right hand to appear i a fair right 

A voice fald to this man Meafure the water. 

He anfwered It is 250 Cubits. . 

A voice Meafure that foot of earth, ■ 

E. K- He pointcth to the mountain. 

Anfwer It is a cube twice doubled in himfelf in a ftraight line, 

E- K' One fpeaketh behind me, faying- 

Meafure the Sea alfo- 

Anfwer It is 750. Cubits. 

3, in 4. effici- E. K- He now ftoopcth to it, and taketh of it in his hand- 

ify in fe effici'c He faith The fourth in the third, and three in himfelf fquare. The age of Nature. 

1' ^S«nr'" ^' ^ Now all is gone, all is clear, and nothing appeareth- 

108. A, At length after this, E. K. heard from the forefaid corner of the Study, the noife, as 

of a Ship tolled and jolted of the waves of the Sea. After that E. K. faw one that flood all 
covered in a white cloud by the Eafterly corner of the Table, aboVe the Table in the Air. 
He faid. 

Beati funt^quihiw Veritas ^ fpes, & anfolatio ell : & quibiu luminaria majora infer' 

viunt, ift fortitudine & potentia xterni & Omnipotentis Dei. 

R.iC, Now the cloud covereth him, andabidcth- 
E. K. is^ow he cometh out of the cloud , and ftepeth three fteps fors 


(^true Sf^elation of I>. Dee his JHions mth fpirits, &c. 63 

ward, and chc cloud ftandcch behind him, like a garment At length 

he faid. 

Then is their blejfednejfe^ eternal life. 

E, K. I never Taw him before: He is covered with a red Purple Robe, 
fuch as my Lord, here, ufeth • but made fomewhac like a SurplefTc. His 
head is covered with feathers hke Down •* His face is hke a childcs face : His 
neck is bare : His legs are ba . • • • mod white : His garment comcth not but 
tothcfmallofhislcg. He ftandcthupona white great round Table, like 
Chryftal, all written with letters, infinitely- On the middle of the Table is a 
great fwelling or pommel of the fame fubflance the Table is of. Upon that 
pommel he ftandeth- He hath nothing in his hands,- neither can his hands 
be difccrncd- His Robe hath no llecvcs- V 

Hcfaid NoH pojfiim diutiits videri : Servuf fum Altiffimi : Novi Terram in faradifo, 

Sfiritus fttni SATIENt I M : Nomen meum e}iNALVAGE. 

E» K. He makcth a crofTe upon the place where he ftandeth- 

Nal Beatus Filter : Eeatiu Filiiu: Beatm SpiritM SanUtu. Bea . . ,tu ., .t Menfu- 

ratio\rerftm& ftibjlantiarum omnium vifibilium &inviftbiliumy verui & fanCtm ejt Deus z«pro- 
niillis fuis & veritafejttSjTalit eft. 

£'K. Hereupon he (hevvcth a round Globe. 

.,.•... C-<fluniy MmduSi JngeliHi Homo, Nihil, & non nihil, & oimie quod efi, vel erit. Nihil e^, 
nififplendor,Gtibernatio,&unitas Dei : ^£ a Centra formata eji reformata cji, ab initio ad 
tewpus menfuratftm, & in perpetunnt, Laus tibi in Ccelo, Laiu tibi in Terra, TriHmphus tibi in in~ 
ferno, abi non eji Lam, nee Gloria, ^£ 'j'aminfufa.feHtio, doceo : Sed modo, lingua, & ideo~ 

E. K. He turneth round when he fpcakcth- 

Nal Omnii Caro maximb ejl fibi appJicabilis, m naturit & jperfedione fna. Jgitur reve-> 

Undafunt Myjieria Dei, non ut audiantnr,fed «t intelligantur. ' 

E. K' Now cometh a great fmoak : now I fee nothing -. now he is gonc^ 

A voice. , Hear. 

Le. k. I fee nobody.] 

E- K. Mechinketh that two fpeak, or clfe this voice givcth an 

The unpatient and troahlefome fpirits of indignation,wrath, blafphemy, and difobedience, 

eontinually contend, bear arms, and ravenoufly run wilfully, againjl thofe that are the . . . . Mejfa- 
gers and Angles of the Dignified and Triumphant Glorj : which is now the Miniliery of him that it 
Dignified in his Father : To the honour and glory of thofe that are humble and faithful inebeiience. 
Tea thofe wicked ones keep open wars againji God^ and his Annointed in Heaven and Earth, onety 
for the fafegnard and true kjepiig of fuch ds love God, and follow his Commandments, rejoyce in 
Truth, aM are vifited in Righteoufnejfe. 

Dark,fpeeches to the fiefl> : but words mixed with humane imderjlanding ; wherein briefly 
I will manifefl the envy betweenthe wicked ( in refpe& of their envioufnejfe ) and thofe that are 
jujiified in Heaven; which fight in the government of mans foiil in the Creatures of God : Not in 
that they k}iow they Jhall overcome : But in that they are envious and proud from the beg' nning. 

Their contention IS evidently amongfl you, which are joyned in the fervice of God : Not asVe- 
fervers, but as Chofen j whofe vejfels and power, are beji k.nown unto God 

E.K- One ftandeth on my left ihoulderand faith- 

Sinijier Doft thounot hear, how likeafool he fpeaketh, without all reafon ? Thou 

art a fpirit of lying. Thou art one fartheft from the glorj^ of God. Thou art afower of 
lyes, and a teacher of falfe doftrine. 

t^-K. Thus faith he on my left hand. 

Sinifier Speak, for I have power over thee. Ci-yjfl; thou deny it ? 

Dexter..! Thouthinkeft fo, becattfe thou hadjl power:. But the brightneffe thou hadj}, is. 

turned into iniquity, Trueitis,thouhadli\>ov;evtobaniJ}jthe wicked out ofParadife: But 
>'ie thou knowefi not j becaufe thou ha,x not bamjhed me. In refpeci of thy dignification ( which 
fprangwitb power ) I fay with the Hallelujah : But in refpeS of thy fall. Thin faith the Lord i 
Pofui tenebras ii rergo meo. 

, Si>iifter Fy upon God, that ever he created me, ; 


6/\. A true Relation of D'. Dee his JUions mthffirits, dec. 

Dexter Even thiis, do they feek^continuaUj to enter into the VPeak^ji veffel : of envj, not 

totri^mfh; for thej kftow thej Jhalln>t : but they hinder the time with man ^ wherein they may 
offend his coitfcicnce. 

£• K- I hear howling and lamenting. 

T E K Dexter Such ore thofe of whom theu feekfji aid and comfort: 7'hofe that appear unto 

' thee, have [o'ight thy f$ii/; Jrtd the fruit of tbemy is arcordingto their deftrulf ion. Believe them 

not. It lif>iid before. Thou dealefi with devils. H'hat reward Jhall he reap, that fighteth a- 
gainj} the Highejl t Or ta\e'th part with fuch as are banijhed from Kighteoufneff'e / Much nfore 

Jhall hts pMiil^ment he, which feekfth help of thofef hat are difhonoured. For dijhonour 

to imperfedi.rt, and ii become a monfler for dejlruUion. 

Jt is written .... Nothingcanjiand before the Lord, thitt is tmperfeCf ; M'<ch more that iwper- 
feVtion weakened, which ohejeth the imperfe&. Leave, f^r the kingdom of Ktghteoufneffe is at handy I 
And thou mu(i vow. Hear the Lord, That thy fms may be forgiven thee : for the Prophefies of \ 
the Lord are not uttered to the world, with the feales of the wicked. Therefore become holy, that 
ihoji niayefl augment the benefit of God bejiowed amongjf you; and render it to the world, as the 
rifffjge of truth , with thanksgiving. Meum eft paiica dicere. 

A. Sed quis fis, Nefcimus, an non idem Naluage, qui nobifcum prius egifti hodie ? 
■ Nal 7 am. 

E. K. Why call you thofe Devils, with whom I deal ,• not offending my 
confciencc, but mtcnding to do good to my fclf and my neighbours ? if 
you be of God, where is the fruit of your dcdrinc ? <stcn 

Nal If they were not Devils and enemies of truthy they would praife and honour God in 

bis Mtffengers of truth. But becaufe thef.' Anions are true, and the truth of them jhall be the de- 

^irulUon 0^ their kjngdom ; Therefore devilijhly and enviotifly they refiji the will of God^ Deny 

' Devils. _ j^ff the power ', Blafpheming his truth, a»d infe£iing his veffels. 

This Doft ine j^ ^^^^ Voclrine there is nothing taught but the jiate of the world, here^ and to come. The prs' 
w^at It teac - ^j-^^^ ^jr f /„,^^ ^uj, xhe kjiitting Up of God his myfteries, opened from time to time,to thofe that art 
his fancfified : as teftimonies in the Creation and Operation of his Creatures; whereof this do- 
cirine is a part. The Prophets in their times were not ignorant by revelation of the good 
will of their Creator. The Apojlles in Chriji his Kingdom, were made partakers of the myjleries 
to come, of the ftate of mans falvation ; and endi>ig of this combat, which is in that day, when all 
Creatures fhallreceive their reward. The Church of G d is alwtyes garnifhed and furnijhed ' 
Ifith ffiritual Revelations : as a Manfion or Dwelling-place of the Holy Chojh 

Thefe latter dayes, and end of harveji muft have alfo Labourers : For no Age paffeth away^ 
but through the hands of God,who maketh the end of his doings known to the World : To the endy , 
the W. rid may confent unto him in Glory. So that this DoCirine, is the myfteries of the word of \ 
God, fealed from the beginning, now delivered unto man, for that Reformation which muft be in 
Reformation. One unity cftahliftied unto the end. The very part 0/ that Circle, w;bifi comprehendeth the 
Note this iijiieries of the Highefi, in his Prophets, Apoftles, and Minifters yet to come, which are alive, 
*""^'^^* and Jhall bear witneffe of eternal Comfort. 

The fruit of our DoUrine is, that God IJjould be praifed. For of our felves we glory : 
But we ferve you to your comfort, teaching you the will of God, in the fe If fume Chriit, that was crw I 
cified ; fold and died m the Patriarchs, and publifhed to the JForld by his Difcip 'es, and is how 
taught unto you, in the remiffion of fins ... . grcareft in the World, for the end of all things. 
The very k.^y and entrance into the fecret my\ieries of God, ( in refpecf of his determination on 
earth ) bringing with it reward in the end of eternal glory, which is the greatefi Treafure. Thofe 
that tempt thee, do it in refpeS of the fear they have of the power tf God, fpringing in thee. 

Let this fuffice. The JForld is vain in refpe^i of eternal joyes. Heaven and Earth pajfeth H' 
way: The reward of the Righteous endureth. 


Nal fi'hat do you fee imperfect, in all that hath been delivered ? 


Nal Tou have 49 Tables : In thofe Tables are contained the myflical and holy voices of the f 

Ange/s : dignified: and in ftate difglorified and drent in confufion : which pierceth Heaven, and 
t fr • r look/th into the Center of the Earth : t^f jifrj language and fpeech of Children and Innocent Sy 
to C^acZi'en. f'l^h as niagnifie the name of God, and are pure. 

f, Afulu 11. n'herem, the Apoftles underftood the difftife found of the World, imperfe&ed for mans 
dixu banc Itn- traufgreffim. 1 hefe Tables are to be written, not by man, but by the finger of her which is mo- 
g«4m riin^'Mfn ji^gj. (f) y^j-fue ^ u. Mddimi faid her mother would write them. An. 1583.3 Wherein the whole 
imffe revela- j^^^jj^ ^ {^ jj^jf, incredible ) all Creatures, and in all kinds,are niinibred, in being,and multitude* I 
Let thefe two 1^^-'^ me -'fire and proportion of that fubftance, which is 'Iranfitory, and Jhall wax old. ' 

places be re- Thtfe things and mylitries are your parts, and portions fealed, as well by your own knowledge, 
«onciled. as the fruit of your Interccfllon. 


Jtruel^elation of D'. Dee his JBions mth fpirits. Sec; 6^ 

The knowledge of Gods Creatures. 

Vnto we tire de/ivered five parts of a tinte : iVherein I will open, teach , and uncover the fecrets F've parts of a 
of that fpcechy that holy wylierie. Tv the intent f^f C A B A L A 0/ N A T U R. E, in voyce ,^ub- '""=• 
(tance of bodie, andweafure in all parts may he kjiown For there is nothing fecrtt , h't it Ihall 

be revealed, and the [on of GOD fl^all be kj'own in POWER, and ciUbliili a Kingdom with 
righteoiifntfle in the earth, and then cometh the end. . , 

For the earth mult come under fubjeclion , and muii be made pure. That death nxay he fwal- R'^ntim CM' 
lowed in his own Kingdom^ and the eneyny of r'gbteo'fneffe fi^ide no habit at im. 7he word of God ^ ;,- j'' /«' w"'™ "« 
dureth for ever. His promifes are ']ud, H's fpirtt is truth. His judgements infcrutable,""*' 
hirnfelf Vniverfall. He it is of whom you labour. The promifes of God in this earthly Noble 
manfhall be fulfilled. Salomon vfed the places of honour , and waf exalted. 

Thus fayeth the Lord. 

Ihave fealed him again(l iarreij and have made his feat open. Let him therefore arife up, 
tbJt the people may fee him. For mortal men have places of honour, and in t-'eir own Courts , they 
coine to oe exalted : H-'h'' is he that made the earth, and dignified him with a living Soul ? Even he it 
is th-it exilteth, and in whofe hands the Kingdoms of the earth are fttled. 

Behold, the hfth time (hall come, Qin refpe& of the parts of time') and it is the day , that hath 
been promifed. Then fiall your eyes be of en. Then fhali you fee- 

A voyce. Stay there,.,. „ 

Nal. / obey. 

E. K. Now I fee him paffe'away over thcChriftallinc Tabic , which U 
round hke a Care, wheel, having a great knop in rhe middle. 

A. As concerning our ordering of the Table , and the reft of the furniture,we are defirous 
to know, what is no'v to be done : feing, now we are come to th£ end of this iiril journey. 

A voyce. Be it thy charge. 1 will put to my hand. 

A. Mean you it to be my charge to order thefe things, as my imagination fhall be in/lruftedj 
by God his favour. 

A voyce. It n fo faid before. " 

A* Gloria, Honour, & gratianim aftioDeo omnipotenti Deo noftro Domino & Patri 
Noltro : nunc, & in fempicema feculo'runi Ucula. Amen, 

Tueild^y, February I S. a Meredie hora ^. Lasko. Stylo veteri, /?/? 28. ...» 

Die jit lo novo. 

A. After fome prayers made , £. K, faw fas he thought J Nalvage ftanding at my left 

A. In nomine Jefu Chrifti Redemptoris noftri, Eftis vos Nalvage ? 
Nal. Tu diris. 

E. K- The lower part of him is in a Cloud : but all his upper part is out,he 
hath a thing like a Pall hanging down bchindc him from his head j He hath 
hke a round- . . ,of boanc in his hand, he fcemeth to be as farre as thd 
Church, And I Ice him, as well winking as dirc<5tmg my open fight on 

Nal. iVbat is it you require ? . , 

A. The expolition of the time delivered to you in five parts. ^ P j^^py^, 

Nal, T^eadit. ^^ cedente. 

A. I read, and when I came to the place , that death may be fwallowed, &c^ Nalvagf faid 
as followcth. 

Nal. That it the la^Canqueft, go forward. 

A. In reading? ^ 

Nal. /. '1| 

A. I read to the end. 

Nal. The finger of the highefl perufeth nature among (l you by himfelf , and in her own motion. 
Through which action things become^ that were not (by Gener ition : ) And in the fame time vanijhy 
^ tbovgb they were not Qjy corruptin.') A year it is j Wherein nature lookfth with many eyes 

through dwelling places : unto fome as a Nurfe: and to the refl M a llep-mother. And fo it is 

fueam in the Scriptures. F^r, a time is an year , purpofed by determination in the judgement 
*^f God; which is not ki\own to 7nan 3 how , or when it Jha II happen. Another year is a time, 
fliablijhed, and prefently delivered, as the prefcnt judgement of Cod. Thii is that t fpeak. of. A 
fime is unjear. The -farts are kjiownamongil jou. \ 

K E. K. I 

66 A true l^tlation of D^ Dee hi s jBionsmth/firits^d^c. 
£. K- J never heard any fpeak fo leifurcly- 

Nal. Eoic looK^ojourmderlianding. I fpeak^of two years. One appointed h: the judgement 

attd ddermhiition of God to come^arJ mihjiown to man. The other the time of the judgement of 

God (^und before determined) now prefettt : Notwithjianding) before determined. There is dif- 

fercnce between an year myiiically promifed^andunkjiown : and the time that is myilically fromfed 

E K He freak- an-l k>^<,v;».. Annus myfticu* fumitur diipliciter : Unus, qui eft Tenipus cocniciim Deo,&: ho- 

ethal3nguj{;eniininonrevcIatimi: Tempus , hoc dicitur , apuJ Deiim. Annumnos illud computanms. 

to me ua- Aliiid ell pr;ifiiiiciini,cognitum Deo & Angelis, & revelatum homini : & Aiinus eft prxfens, 

foX"h TL T^- ^^'[;i ^^'O-r I fpea\ of 

what on one A- What are your parts of that year > , . . .„ ,. . • • ^, .„ 

fide. Nal. Mirch, April, M'yjme, July, Angujl In illo autem die , invenictis Chnftum. 

The words of this DoBrine muii agree, and times. 

E. K When come you with the rell of your word* ? 

Nal. As it is given me,fo I give it unto you. 

A gr atuiiparience. 

fA He was thus interrupted by E. K.] — " Mufl end their courfein thepromifc of God: 

" f In] Tbefe weeks are the fruits of my labour to be known, For I nuift unfold unto you,and 

Cahali.rifal cj j^^^^^ j]_^ fccrets of this myftical , and Delivered fpeech : Whereby you may talk in mortal 

the^ ecilvin " founds with fuch as are immoi tal: And you may truely know the nature, and ufe of God his 

'"g- jj ^^ eatures. T herefore,be dilii^ent in hearins,and Receiving. For the courfc of man iscon- 

*' crary : But the determination of God moft certain. 

You are anfwered. 

Mean you thefe Lenten weeks, or the weeks of all the fore-reherfed nioneths ? 

• Of my whole appointed time. 

E. K« He ftandeth higher up. 

Miy we (with Ut offence') require your at all times, at our cafe requireth ? 

Nal. lour labour is my readintffe. 

Tou fee I have an Ague : /A hat is your counfel therein ? 

Nal. I have to counfel you ( from God. J 

A. BlelTed be the Fountain of counfel, and of all goodnefTe, 

E- K. He iTiewcth an hou(c '■> and fix , or kvcn on the top of it with 
Torches : Theyarehkcfhadows. 

In the name of God what may this mean ? 

E. K. Thele fliadows go up and down the fide of ihehoule , thrufting 
their Torches into the fides of it. The houfc is Hke this very houle. They 
go round about the houfe. There arc eight of them. They have claws 
hkc Eagles. Whcnthey fit, they are hke ApcSc They fct a fire on it, and 
it burnah mightily j Now your wife runneth out, and feeraeth to leap ovet 
the Galery rayl, and to ly as dead- And now come you out of door, and the 
Children itandin the way toward the Church. And you come by the 
ycrn doer; and kneel, and knock your hand on the earth. They tske 
up your w.fe. her head waggleih thii. way and that way. You look up to 
heaven llill, and kneel upon one of your knees. The flone houle cjuiver- 
eth an \ quaketh^and all thcroof of the houfe lalleth into the houfe , e^^own 
upon the Chcfts, Andonct)f thefe baggige things laughcth- The houfe 
burneihallolF- Your wife is dead, all het face is bartered- Tlie right 
fideclf her face,'her teeth and all is bartered- She is barc-lcggcd, (he bath 
awhitc Peticoteon. Now the apparition is all gone- 

cMark feemtch to bepuUcd ouiof a pool of watcr,half alive , and half 
dead, her hair hanging aboLir her cars- They hold her up- Now they 
carry her out at the Gaic. You feem to runne in the field*, and three, or i 
four men ifter you- You run through waters- All diiappeareth, And now" 
Nalva^e appeareth again- He (ecmcth to have wept- 

Nal. .....Coi 

J true Relation of D'. Dee his JBions mth fpirits, (5cc# 6j 

Nal • God givethygu warning that yon may efchue them. 

A. And how fhall 1 efchue them ? 

Jsjal I l^hus fajeth the Lord. Behold, I have fealed thee for my f elf : for my peoJ>le,and for 

my fervant. T'herefore Jha/t thou not perifh j No, not the leaji hair of thy hodie. Fear not , be 
iironl in faith. For I come Jhortly. Hearkjn therefore to my voyce, I fay , therefore hearken to 
my voyce : For the fpirits of wick^edneffe, and confufionhave rifen up againji thee : If therefore they 
prevail agfinfl my purpofes ; Ihenjhall it be no world : Neither are there any heavens. But, 
this plif<^^ ^ ""^ /"'' ^^^^ iy^h 'f ^^^« wilt, be it unto thee. I will feal dejirvUion, both for a time 
and for ever. Be mighty therefore tn me.. ^^ All the earth rageth in wick^dneffe. And finne 
Cmelleth thee ready now to creep out of his hole. If thou move thy feat, it Jhall be jvore acceptable. 
For even tbif yearjhalt thou fee the beginning of many troubles : And the entrance of thii LASKOj 
into the bloudy fervice of the world. 

E. K. He feemech to fpic fire, and fo vanifli away^ 

O Jefu Chrift, we have committed our felves into thy hand ; and do fiibmit our wills to 
thy goveinment. What fliould this mean of terrible deftruftion threatned to my wife and 
maiden ? And as it were frenzie^ to light on rtie fdr forrow. Thcfe things cannoc well 
agree with our former aflured proteftion. 

£. K. /fee a little wench on the bench, all in white, fhcfayech. 

...... How do you fir ? ■..,. [making cur fie to A.] 

A. Better it is known to you then to my felf , how I dd. 

Sir, I havebeen* land,atyour houfe,where they are all welt. 

A. Thanked be God. 

Amen...; The ^eenfaid: She was for ry that fhe had lofl her Philofoper. tut the Laid 

"treafurer anfwered : He will come home Jhortly, a begging to you. 

qiey were black.. Sir, Herry Sidney died upon Wcdnefday laft. A. Nete, at Prague, Aug. 24. 
A privy enemy of yours. 1 un<k.(lood ih.zSh a^nry 

^ J 1 1 l;„ c r I • cc • „J„ Sidney WIS not dead in Febru- 

I e^er took him for one of my chief friends. ^^^ ^^^ ^^^^^^ „^ „„, i„ May 

...... But thii it it : Iruely, none can turn the ^eens heart from you. laft : Theretee this muft be 

I could not come into your Studie : The ^ween hath eaufed it to be fealed confidered , Doftor Haget his 

wp. lou have been ufed to good Cities : It were good , yen did confider '°" '°''^ ""^* '^^^ "'*y *}^° 

it. Little words are of great matter. mark ho^v the Devi! « this CRACOVJA. ' 

Tin. r ij -n. r t rir^ n-. time did mil- inform £. K. and 

A. Where, I pray, would you wiOi me to fettle my felf firft? {^h is poflible that this being 

...... i^ty mother would give you counfel to dwell at LAS CO, a lye, was his. 

A. Do you diflent from your mother ? 

••••«• •'• 

A. Upon what. 

......Jefu, you think, that I am an unwife maiden. The Devil bringeth the found of my motith ^^^ ,^. 

to thy ears, E.K. For I faidC K A C O V I A, and he fpa^e I A S CO. envy & power 

A. Scing your mother would wilh rae to dwell at C R A G O V I A, at what other place of thcDevU. 
would you wift me to dwell ? 

, Lrw ante faciem,Tenebr£ poji tergum. 

6, K. Now /feel a huffing thing go from my head- 

I pray you be not offended with my fimpltcity : My mother and I am all one. In w ^TheCancord 

no difcord : 1 prij.y you bear with me, if 1 fay, 1 be the Concord of time. 7hefe are my words, of ""*• 
My mother would have you dwell <zt C R A G O V I A. And Iconfent unto it. Let them 
that be wife underjiand. Alwayes pray that you may hear truely, and receive faithfiiUy. 

A. May I before! go any further demand if you heMadimi ? 

I amfo. Sir. 

A. As concerning this terrible Vifion here Ihewed, whac , is either the intent , or verity 
of it ? 

Mad. Sir,willit pleafeyouto hear me? 

A. The verity is moft acceptable to me alwayes. r "wrf Anno 

Mai I think,your book. Uith, tbif man hit w.ty is prepared, &c. lySj. jun.itf. 

A. I trow, the words are, His feat is made open, or made manifeft. Supers ante dua 

Mad Ititfo. Bear with we, / thinks, it isfo. ^ f"^''*- 

A. What will you fay thereof > 

Mad. .;.... And upon earth Princes have h . their own Courts. I remember. He was feal- 
ed at Mortlakc. Contra omne malum. Then cannot the King of Poland, nor the Chancelor, 
prevail againji him. Yet Vendiderunt animam ejus. 

^ A. Lord be merciful unto . . . ; What Trayterous dealing ? I befeech you to fay . . . e. 
Ml that cafe ; He is our great friend, and fer the fervice of God furthering. 

K 2 Mad ToH 


' ' ' — ■■■"■'■■■ 9 — 

6S A true Relation of D. Dee his jBtons mthjpirits, 6c c. 

Mad Tou met a man by the way : He is an Irifh man- (^ But as .. . me, he faid he was 

a French >}un^ I heard the King, when. .. . him to go into England. But he could not poifon 
him there . . . Therefore he followed him, all the way. Bat if he return again : They fay, fVe ypill 
CoBfpJricy exalt him. But fend thou thy Army, and we will fend him. Wherefore hath the King abfented 
oithcK.ot" himfelf, but to betray hn Kingdom^ fruely, I can tell no other caufe. 

I'ol. wih the (j5,/j, i^gti,^^ j-^,^^1^ ^-fi,,^ t'^^p. feyp ^ayes, after he ... • calleth it J a little talk,, Lee him go 

Afl. ^° Craco\ ia .... himfelf as David did before Saul ; It may be the people will like well of him. 
li/Jh, Ti'JhyTimor innatus, will never prevail. £^ K, She faith fo^tUrnmg hcr head 

Although he hate him, he cannot hurt him, i i_ ,^ ^ ►U^- i~ i t 

Sir, if yon tarry here, you Will have great DECk CO one that Ipakc CO hcF. 

grief in this houfe. 

A. How long ( I pray you ) would you wifli me, to tarry here .• or how foon to be rid 
hence ? 

Mad ;. Hark,... He,£..K.marvelkthwhat Iwillfaynow. 

E-K- Sol did indeed. 

Mad The Phyfitian faith, infededair it to he avoided in haft, tj^iany Princes fhallbg 

acquainted with you, and Learned men. T'he good are oftentimes jiirred up to rffend God, whofe 
cffenes ar e both wilful and rajh : For temptation ii a Touchjione, and it one of the blacky fellows 

A. I befecch you, to fay fomewhac of the time of our going hence. 

Mad Ti^Jh, I pray you. Go hence a$ foon as you may. 

A. To Cracovia, you mean. 

Mad I.... I will n'.w and then vifit you there : And will become friend with jou^ E.K, 

Mow : for you are become a good man. . 

A. As concerning that terrible fiiew, what can you fay of it ? 

Mad Js a warning to bewarethat, that Jhould be. Thii is the laftS^ear* 

A. But, if I go to Cracovia, no fuch thing (hall happen, I truft. 

Mad S , Sir. Therefore, This is your warning. 

A. Is it nor, then, the will of God, that 1 fliall fet up the Table here, as you fee, we have 

Mad. ......Be contented. T'hlf Pfildernejfe, is not 40 years. My Mother faith, It muft not 

be here ; yet at your requeft, it may be. 

€. K- How can tliat be ? 

A. At mans commandment, the Sun can ftand. 

Mad He faith true, Believe him Therefore I will not urge any thing herein,but de- 
fer till we come to Cracovia. 

A. At Cracovia, fhall I fet it up ? And fhal\ I require Ternns houfe there ? Or what houfc 
clfe, is, in God his determination, for me and mine ? 

^s w'/e as I am, I cannot tell, what, yet, to fay. It is the Town, inhere the Sabbath 

day jhall he celebrated. 

A. But now, as concerning the houfe. What is your word ? 

Mad Touwillnot be defiitute of an hovfe. Will yon believe me ; For I am your true 

friend MADI MI. Here (hall be the end of your turmoil. Be of goed cheare. 

^. Did you not will us to have my cheft from Tom before we go ? 

Mad. ...... I, when theblack^m . . . hath called home his waters. 

A. Aflbon as . . . .nhave it fromTo>-« hither, then we are to be going. 

E. K- How will my Lord agree to this ? 

Mad Nowyou are become a new man, both we may dwell in one houje. Sir, I promife 

you of my credit,yeu Jhall be to learn nothing of thefe things by Auguft. 

A. By A'guji next ? 

Mad Xea ... Next. 

A. Perhaps my Lord his furniture of money will not be fuch, as to ferve for our carnat^c 
anew, &-c. Beiides that, 1 would wilh Ke^mark. to be redeemed , before he /hould come ro 
Crac.vii : Perhaps then with the people, his credit would be greater. 

Mad Thofe that become Kings, care nothing for Farm-ktifes. 

A. I would that needleflecoftj here beftowed, had beenfaved; or that you had told u: 
,,^ this fooner. 

Mad Silence now, is my beji anfwer. 

A. Do you know, ( O Lord, what fay 1 > ) Have we had any name of NALV AGF 
heretofore m our Tables or Books exprefl"ed > i 

_j^^^- H' hat have you written, that have you written. He is a. near kinfmattto 

NaWage. ^J^other. We call him, with uf,¥ugz tcirei\t'n[n\. 

A. VVe befeech God, that all intemicdling, and faucinerTe of the wicked in thefe Aftions 
may ceale. You know how one clawed him, Jiere, on the head, as with Eagles claws. 



^^ true Relation ofD^, Dee his JBkns mth fpirits, &ۥ 6c) 

Mad He may rejoyce^ Xkey clawed fiot kis foul. Ton are content to let me go^ 

E- K. Shcgocthaway lomewhat bigger^ and in a longGviwn- 

A. Soli Deo Gloria. Amen. 

Friday^ Febrtiar. 21. i Meridiem Lasko. Martii 2. Stylo novo. 

A. As I had talked of Af/zi/wi, and /L. to E. K. about Treafure hid in E«g/<z;;«; : and I 
was defiioiis to havefonie advertifementby Madimiy (he appeared. 
Mad. ...... / answer your inward man. I am come again. 

E. K- She is bkaer than ilie was- 

Mad 1 am a little firovn. 

A. As concerning a medicine for my Ague, I would gladly .; . And as concerning the 
wife of our dear friend, the Lor . . . 

Mad Iprayyou,hear witbmeat this time : Jamas willing to anfwer you (when li^ht, 

cometh again ) as you to ask. >»f • T^ou may confider of tnany things^ I can anfwer them briefly. 
Such bleffing as my Mother bejhwetb on me, fuch I give you, 

E. K Shcfmilcth. 

A, God grant that his good Creatures mayfmileon me. 

Mad IVhen youk^iow me welly you will find, I have been very charitable. 

' E. K She gocthaway naked ; her body being befprenc with blood j ac 
the ieaft that fide of her toward £ •^'• 

A. Laudetur Deus Trinus & unus, nunc &: in fempiterna feculorum fecula. A»ten, 

Saturday^ Fthruarii 22. 1584. ante meridiem. Lasko. [ Martii 3. Stylo mvo. 
A. The queiftions needful to be required of Madimi. 

1. Good counfel for my health recovering, and confirming. 

2. If the Pedeftal ( for the holy Table ) being here made , fliall be carryed with us to 
Cracow J rather than to make a new there : both to fave time, and to have our doings the 
more fecret? 

3. What is your knowledge and judgement of ^. L. his wife, in refpeft of her life paft 
prcfcnt, and to come ; for we doubt flie is not our found friend? 

4. It is our very eaineft defire, that the Danifh Treafurer in England, in the ten place? 
(feifedonby E. K) might be brought hither, very fpeedily : whereby A.L- might vc~ 
6.ttmKeyfmarh^znd.Las\p\zi\dSymoTg3.gcd : and alfo pay his debts, in Cracow, and about 

For, clfe, neither can he come with any credit, to Cracow, ( as he is willed ) neither can 
he come to us, there, focommodiouflyj and oft, as our conferences may be requifit. And 
thirdly, the day of Keyfmark^ forfeiting ( without the Emperour his favourable help ) draweth 
nigh : as in April at St. George his Day next. 

A, And by your fpeech of EHg//z«<i,yougivemeoccafionto enquire whether her Majefty 
doth caufe my rents to be received, by my Deputy afligned or no? 

Whether her Majefty, or the Council, do intend to fend for me again, into England 
or no? 

And as concerning the red p . . . .which E. K. found with the book iir England, what it is : 
And what is the beft ufe of It, and how that ufe is to be praftifed or performed? 

A. after thefe Queltions written, and a little our praying to God for his light, verity, and 
help, and to fend Madami, according as flie ivilled me to note many things,for that (he could 
anfwer them briefly : we ufed filence a while ; . . . ath /he appeared on my right hand be- 
tween me and E. iC. 

Blejfcd be his name that in truth, and for the truth, fendeth his Mmijlers to in(lrucl them 

that love Truth Even fo Be not pierced too much with fight of me. [ toE, K. for he 

looked mervalloufly earneftlyon her. 3 

E. K. She Icetneth more bright than (lie was. And to. • . andcoftand 

in a more bright place- 
Mad All honour be to him that livetb intieavenand inEarth,and ismighty in all tlaces: 


I lour health. 

E-K- Now the is gone to the place on the Culliions on the bench, where 
the flood ycfterday. 5he doth now as young children do, playing with her 

coats i 

yo A trueKelation of D'. Dee his Jettons mth fpirits, &ic. 

Two imme- 
diate powers. 



coats . and at Icnoch ficreth down on the Culliions. 

Mad. ...... Ev:n as spiritual ani dignified ilhminatio'n , from afcenfion, ani ly defcenditig, 

work^the will of God, d terniined in all Creatures-, diver fly, according to the meafured purpofe f 
the Hi^heli, in difperjing hif will upon and into every one, particularly ; whereby font e become wife, < 
one in thii, another in that 'legree ; other fome mighty in workj, whereby health and help, comfort 
and joy, tf g'ven to thf faithful : Even fo, afcend/n^^, doth H'll infeU, fomettme with error, and 
fonietnne with infirmities : So that from Heaven fpringeth h:!alxh, from below infirmities of body 
and fo"l. JVhfre'y wt fi>id two imnediatc powers, bring'ng forth ttvo prepertieSf The one Comforty 
with Joy ; "The other Infe£ficn withforrow. 

hut this m.iy be cbjeded : Hath it not been feen, that the wirhjed cure diftafes ? and refiore 
health? Whatfoever is of death, ii forrow ; which is the ground of fpiritual and b dily infedion 
fo that evil cannot wor^gooi. How can it theref re be thn the dead revive, or re\tore health ? 
Ihe cure therefore of all fpiritua! infedion ( I mean the infedi-ns of fnchy as are fpiritval is in rf- 
fpecl of hps weakjuffe, and not of hit lirenj^rh ; Beraufe Satan it'^eding, may become weah^ ( vhireby 
h? rann:t prevail') and fo give health, by reafon of veal^neffe : Otherwife, with power, bringing 
dvath all manner of wayes. 

A. E. K. thought a thing, whereunto (he anfwered . . and he fa'd . . . my thought.- 
fheaiifvveied .... in my decree, thoujjhts .... known to me. I, than an . . .. ihe is of 

Cod and in God, tha .... the thought of man. 

£• 2C, She • • • 1 hear • • • a baz- . . earc. 

'thefe two immediate and fupernatural properties are fo dignified in Creation and 'Deti-r" 

wination, that the good Ange 's cannot cure, -r heh furh infirmities, as are brought in ly the fvbtile 
in^'e&ionofthewickfdthemfelves: Vnleffe in body the immediate power of the fecond Ferfon in 
"Trinity be adjnyned in the aid and cure of thf infected b.dy ; whi:h is the true PhyOtian. And JS 
he tonk^upon him man his frailty, fo he is chief Govervour over the fame in all degrees. 

If the f'ul be infeded, the Angels have tto power to .. . it or ma\e it clean: but ly the will of 
the Fatherwhichis the Holy Gho.i, defcending through the Angels into the propriety of the Chrth : 
whertby the Vi^eafe is cured. Therefore, confidering, thou art infeCted, not naturally, but by 
fpiritual and wick^ed inflammation, Jiirring up thy body vnto in''ttlion. We that are g od Angelsy 
cannot minifier h Ip unltffe we feel the immediate power »f him which is the fecnd, a-d the water 
of Life. Notwithianding, aswe kjton' hoiP the infection grew, either locally r really : So can 
wehnd conrrary places and things for comfort. 

IPhm Herod v a infetiedby the Devil t'l killvery Chrili the Son of G d; His p^'rpofe was not 
altered by contra diaion r? the Levi', but by the forekjiowltdge of God, which appointed fgypt for 
hisfafegi'ard. So it isfaid unto thee. It is tho'ght good thou Jljou.dii reli at CRACOVIA; 
for it is aplacefanUified, bothin fore-dttermination, andnow. Therefore life the Sab ath, and 
reli from labo'T : Reap now, and eat the fruit of thy labour ; Preffe the Vine, that thou mayeii 
drink-, and It comforted : fcr theprnnifes of God, are not in vain ; Neither are the Ihavens 
frritl jfe. For as it isfaid, Thou arr nor bound, but f.r thefervice of God : N itherjialt thoti 
be enriched by Pnnces : but fhalt et-rich them. Flejh may fpeak^ vainly, and le without comfort : 
But the promifes of Gjd, ce-ife not, neither become uncertain. 

This year to come, if of great lluod-'Jed: prepared »to flop the movth of the Earth ^whi-h 
gapeth f r fcrrow. Therefore thou muji be feparared, that the promifes of God may le fulfilled : 
vhich Cometh ( not at your reijue', 'i-.t at h'.s Veterm-nation J mo'i alundantlj. 

Thf'e B- rd> need not. The paviment Jlall ftrve; for it isneither the Earth, nor mans h'tnds, 
(bit the Finger of him that liveth, ) that frcvokfth. 

Behold .... That the pover of G d might be k/tcwn, therefore be hath ch fen thofe that are not 
regarded, to the intent, it may be f aid : Lo, This is of God. .. Haji theref orfy and jiay not^ 
for thy warning is great. 

Th.fe that are wfe ( to fin") in thnr flefl-ly imaginations, are dei'eivers of themfehes : Which 
with us are not to be accufed, but rarher unknown. For the Kingdom of Hfaven is divided 




/S Ciioifmon 
ipfius PaUtinK 

from Hell : and thofe that are of Hell, are unknown from us. For as . 
know not, one another, fuch, and fo it is of us. 

Sit tibi fatij quod illam non novimus, neque virtutem ullam defcendentem ab ilia vidimus. 
Neither is the power of God in him-,for his own fakcbut for the Spirit that God hath planted in him. 
F'"r we have kjtorvnhim, and again have forgotten him. And yet we underliand him But (^ I 
teach thee a Myflery ) ly irradiation into him : and not by repexion from himfelf. As the heavens 
fiy from the j{ink.ofthe infeded powers, even fo,Jiy thou, 

£• K- She callethone, who is now come here. 
E, K H: feemeth to have his face half 
Gan What wilt thou with wf^7 ijj^g ^ ^3^^ ^^d half Hke a woman, his 

ffhat Wilt thou have f Ji 1 1 • n 1 • 1 1 • 1 

body being ail covered with hair, rugged, 

E. K.'lhlS 

Canijlay, Canijlay. 

(oyf true Relation ofjy. Dee his J&tcns mth fpirits, (5cc. 7 

E, K. 3ladimii}na.kezh her Coates, and brufliech her Coatcs with- • . . • • 

Mad. Thus fityeth mj M"ther. Beware of wiUi; hoftj, and raw fruit : the one clarified^ 

the other ripened may become good. 'iho^e that k^ttow not wine become drunkjn^ but to fwh as 
i^ow it, it Iriiigeth health- I.ve7t fo, thit Vo^rine. For, unto hint that it if tajhd , being ripe^ 

or or becoviethcomfort^andthe Kfjnf a pr But unto hint that tiijieth it wifd/j, a>id...... 

Workfth f.rrow. Jour kjiowled^e is not to hzst^but to learn to...... So that you may be,'.oth having 

and /earned. Small are the "treafures of thit worlds in refpe£i of the wifdom that judgeth N J- 

TVKE- For unto him that judgeth tritely, yphat fecret it hidden ? Thofe that feek^ the world 

fhall be contemned of it : But he that flieth from her, Ihall iife her as a flave^ or as the feccnd moth, r 

doth her davghtcr. Notwithjianding^of my felf^Iwill be more appliable unto you , then yon (hall 

le followers of me. For, for that caufe anil become childifh. Therefore ceafe : He is truely vvfe. coA ' 

Wife, that fayeth, God kjioiveth at all times what we have need of. Be not tempters. Be pati/nt. his Minifter 

5. Even as thy defire is, fo are all things in Enghnd. Nothing kt^t. back^. But for thy fak^e, as zChilde. 
fuch as are thine, are with them friendly ufed dealeth with 

6 . If thou fljouldejl not le called home-jhow Jhouldeji thou enjoy the benefit of God his prr,mife,which "^* 
hath {aid : 'thou f.'alt call her bach^, &c. tn her prefervation. But, fiiix thefe things niuft come 
to pafTe. Ihe Countrey (hall be divided, one rife up againji another. Great treafons be wrousj^t. 
tea, and one cut another s throat : And when the greatefi troubles are, then Jh a It thn-tfave her life. 
then fi-^all the wall be hrokjtn down : And free pajfage Jhall be made : And fuch ,JS are sl{prners , and 
afcend up the narrow jieps, or If ew themselves on the walls, Jhall be trodden down and de ■ aced. Hers 

is underjianding that which tho't, E.K. haji^is apart of four, and it become the fifth : tet it is 

noneof thf four, digriifitd in a. Cube, whofe root is 'f'2<$2. ■ -V-iV>i.l ■ • iT.- , 

IwiHkj'ow it fljortlj. tbouhaji no power (for time ismt yet corm.) B»t wift bebrotigbt 

forth Ihortly, that it may heUjt wn. ..... Made it, wa« * Holy (but it n.« made by thofe that. ..... 

Jt : which is not man, neither any thing of wickjrdneffe) which for his fins died, leaji he Jhould have 
been deliroyed in the fecund death. Revealed unto thee^ neither fortliin* own fake ; nor ac thy 
xequeft ; B'-'t by the will of God, for a time to come, 

E- K- I pray you to tell mc plainly what it is. 

Mad Be content.' I f peak, thut, leaji thau Jhouldeji fm, God the father, the Son, and the 

holy Gholi bltjfe yon. 

B'K' ^ow (hi is zone ^as ami? hty tall "Sipoman. iiotc. mdimi 

A. Veritati xtemaEa fit asterna Laus Gloria & Beaediftio. °"" '*°^'- 

E. K Amen- 


^m Wednddny, Martii 4- M^fte. 1584. LASKO. CHartii i^. Stylo Novo. 

^V A. After my Petition made to God (at the inftaiice of ^. L. not prefent now|to know of 
"Mildavia Kingdom, the ftate to come : that is, when A. L. and by what means he fhould en- 
joy the fame (being before at Afart/rfi^jpromifed nnto him.) And at my reqiiefting that M^- 
dimi might be the Minifter of his will therein : At length appeared Madimi. 

A. Gloria Patri, & filio& fpiritui fanfto : ficut eratin principle, &c nunc 8c feniper, 3c in 
fecula (eculorum. Amen. 

Mad. Amen« A certain rich man, father of an houjfjold , returned ~ and found all things out 
of order : And lo, he lookfd tip, and faid unto his fervant .- Arife , and be read), for Iwill fet my 
houfe in order. Go to Affbn, and I will meet thee there : And he arofe up,and went unto Aflbn : But 

his majier came not : At length he faid unto him. Behold, I will not dwell h Remove my houjhold 

vnto Banal, tfMii he did fo. And the fervant prepared afeajl : But h's majier caiue not,- And he 

faid unto him the third time ; why art thou forrie, or why art tho» angry ? Oh unto me, for I am 

thy maiier. Andhe faid : Rife, go unto Molfcheck «,<?;/«/ thou jhalt meet me there. But lo, tbm fay- 

eth the fervant , my majier for getteth and hath commanded me twice, and I have prepared for 

him, and he came not, and he faith unto we the third time, Arife, go., and I will meet thee : thou 
Jfmlt finde me there; But he will there alfo deceive r/ie : And he fent before,and behold, his maiier.,.. 

But immediately after that, the fervants mejfenger the father of the houjhold came;ai.dhe looked 

hut his fervant WiK not there. And he fent for bim, and commanded him to be ..». and to be brought ' 
with violence : But the fervant faid, deal not thus with me, for it is violent : But the maiier anfwer" 

td, and faid : What I command thee ghteil : For fervitnts have ho freedom of thenifelves. And it 

Came to paffe that after the maiier had gathered together his friends : He faid unto them^ Arife up, 
and finde me cne that » F A I T H F U L L with OBEDIENCE, then be jir etched out his 
hand, and he faid unto his fervant. Hold, tal^e thy reward : For, from mf thou art banijhed. How 
fay you, was this Juiiice, that he did unto bis fervant ? . ; 

A. O Lord, we appeal to thy mercies, and we acknowledge thy judgements alwayes to be 
moft juft and true, &c. 

Mad. the 

7 2. A true delation of D"". Dee his Jciions with fpirits, ^c. 

Mad. 7he ArK of the Lord was the Coven-int 0/ OBEDIENCE, ll-ipfy are thofe that enter. 

E K' There f pringcth a thing before her 1 ke a Reed, buc withered. 

Mad . Vn'o thee, [E. K. pointing to the Reed,] thus fayeth the Lord , Bfcauy thou canii not 
end"re the end of winter , Spring on, and gr^w : hm in the midjt of C'^j] leautj , in the midji of 
fiimmcr,lhal! thy dejiruaionbe. 

A. L. I yvill anoint thee before thj time, for my promife fahj : That thou may efi fall in the midji 
of thine own time, for thy weakjitjfe is great. 

£. K- she ftandeth and holdcth up her hands coward hcavcHjand faith no^ 
thing I hat I can hear. 

Mad. Ga, mr\e hajh : All fieff} /V alowinalle. 

E. K. ^he Ipeakech another way, not toward us. 

Mad. I am fealed,neither cinl fpeak^any more, 

E. K- Now fh;goeth away Ike a three cornerd Cloud. 

A Oh Jefu have mercy on us. Oh King of Jews have mercy on us. Oh Conqucrour 
againft Hell, death, and the Devil have mercy on us. 

E. K. ]s]ow is he here, who was laft here. Arc you Naha^t^*-. ^ . In the 
nameoi jefu.s. Lord be merciful! unto us, &c. 

. . . . /j Jealidh 1 am excepted- "-Jam commanded, and my Office it to trach. 
■ E. K- He turn:ih about with a great fvvit[ne{Tw,at length bcltandcth, 

A. O Lord, and our defire is to he taught of thee, in thee, and for thy fervice. 
Nal. 1o hiti to vclomit is faid, C : Thuf, I f"y, let htm be go-ng. For God hatb Jiretched 
" oi:X h s ht':d, "»d h fjyeth, I will nA plft(\ itLdL\, hht With vengtaace. 

£. K- Hcfurncih ^g^in- 

L. OGod,fowhcm isthat GO fayed? A. I was fick of an 

•Ka!, Ihiv mortal man, who is the lord of health .? jRue,»nd ihcreupon did 

^. The God of Heaven and Farth. j^^ ,,f„ f„, ,1,^ Lo^d. 

• Nal. Ihe Lord is angry, and he f 'id unto thee. ^. t. Hishelp,chirfly, 

A ViJeT'b. Begone. with Coach, Hoje, and 

^7juJ'co,<-'-'^' ■^'' ^^'^^^ '^ " '^"y f'^^' ^^^ '^ *" ''*''' ^"^''^ ^"'^ ""* ^"^^ intercefioH Money, 
« 'Z mTm for him, he had been nothing : Seal thefe things, makj hnjie, 
de tnhiti w:du Begomg. 

Pain* M'fe- Fcr the Lord is angry. 
,uvd't,e-ga ^ OGod, &c. 

homms.oc. ^^^^ ^^^ hefayeth Lasky hath fejoyced with an Harlot,andhatb mafured me , which am 

vnknown : But he Jhall be rewarded. 

A. I.. To thee it is faid : Makj hafie, and be gone, I will fulfill my promife in him for thjT 
' fake : But he pall fall, hfi'tfi none of thy acCfUaihtance- 

A. Pronounce favour and mercy onme: who in my fin, ,^... and fingleneflc of heart re Joyce 
to do what i can polTibly perform. 

Nal TW *ky h':ve faid againjl thee. Let hint not g$. Of th^m thut fayeth the Lord. 
They Jlalltarric where they wopN not. Ceaf , write no more, 
A. SoliDeOjOmnis honor 8c Gloria. Amen, 

<J^fo«^(?j, Martii p. Hora 9. Mane reccflimus a &; prima nofte fuimus apud Petr 

T'tifdity, 10. 

Wedmplay. n. 

2hi<rfd^j, 1 2. ..... At M'ch'w we lodged atnight. 

Frid-y^ Martii 13. W e canK toCrdcOB-, circa tertiam a Meredie , and were Ibdred in the 
S^ilurbs by theChuich at. ...... Where we remained a fevenighr, and then (I and my wifcj wc 

rtmoved to the houfe in St. Stephens ftrcet, which I had hired for a year , for 80 eylders (of 
50 s,r.) And Maiier £ Iward Kelij came to us on Fryday in the Ealter week (by tr.e new Gre- 
g rian Kalendar^ being the ^yday of Afjrr^, by the old Kalendar : l-Ut the lixih A^y oi April, 
by the new Kalendar, Eafter day being the firll day of April mPoland, by the new Gregorian 

CRACOVIA. Martii 13. An. 1584. 

Omnis Honor, Lam, G'oria & Gratiarum Aciio, fit Deo Nojlro Omnipeteuiij Trim & wii nunc 
& femper. Amen. A. 


aJ true%elation o/D', Dee ^is Mions mthffirits, 6cc. 73 

Tars prima ejufdem. 

Titefday mornings Anno 1584. Jprilis 10. Jiilo novo CfeQoriano 


^Fter our divers prayers and confeftation of our Inimiliry, obediencej 
and credit in thefe Anions : and being come now to Cracovia^ the 
place fanftified, whereunto we were willed to make haft, d^c. Ac 
lenth appeared Nalvage. 

E K- He hath a Gown of white filk, with a Cape 
with three pendants with taffcL on the ends of them 
all green ; it is fur, white and fecmcth to (hine, with a 
wavering glittering. On his head is nothing, he hath 
no herd- His phyfiognomy is hke the pidurc of King FA-^ard the fixth ^ 
his hair hangeth down a quarter of the length of the Cap, Ibmewiiat 
curling, yellow- He hath a rod or wand in his hand, almoii as big as my 
little finger •• it is of Gold, and divided into three equal parts with i 
brighter Gold than the reft- He Itandcth upon his round tabic of Chris 
ftal, or rather Mother of Pearl : There appear an infinite number of letters 
on the fame, as thick as one can ftand by another . the table is fomev\«hac 
inclined on one iidc : heftandeth in the very middle; his garment covet- 
ethhis feet • hisbreaftfcemethfmoothas the down remaining of a Swan 
when all the feathers be ofF^ fo is his neck, i^c. He is lean and long* 

L. The infinite mercies of God be on ns : and the light of his countenance fliinc on us ; 
and his favourable countenance be on irs. 

Nal Amen-, untohim that is, and was, ajtd liveth for ever. 

6. K- He looketh earneftly on his table , and turncth him to 
view it- 

Nal All things are in order. Thus faith the Mejfenger of him which U the God of JFif- 

dom. Is jour worthitteffe fuch, as you can merit fo great mercy? or are your vejfels cleanfed, an^ 
made aft to receive and hold the fweet •liquor j pure under ft andmg it ft If ? 


Hath the Sun entred into your bowels, or have you taftedof the Might-dew ? Where are your 
wedding Garments ; or after what fort do jstt provide for your marriage ? Vnfeafonedyou are 
and withered flejh, partakjrs ofthofe things which mah^e you holy : -through which partakjnx and 
the fecret providence of him that is the Highefi,you became dignified to the end, and arefi/ffi:?entl/ 
yvaftjtd for the time of entrance. ftiff-neck^ed people you deftrve nothing, andyetyou have the 
hire offuch as labour. But, what, can corruption be partaJ^er of thofe things that are incorrupt 
tible ? or man, which favoureth in himfelf, can you favour alfo of the Almighty. 

Oyou weakJings,6you of no faith, you Cankers of the earth ■■, Where is thejh'ameyou have ; 
Jf^hereare the tears you let fall ; Where it the humility yoi* are taught to? Nay jgu (ire fuch as 
fay in your hearts ; if the Spring be fair, the Uar-jeft is Itkj to be good: If thefe thing come toj>aJf:, 
n is the finger of the Lord. But fuch is jour imperfedion, fuch are the frtiits uf the flep, atid 
the vanity of mortality. 

Notwhhftanding, confider that you are fervants : Do therefore the will of your Mailer. Tou 
are become free: Be faithful aytdtb:inkj'ul to him that is the giver of liberty : Nay you are be- 
come children : part alters of thi ctunfel of kimthat fitteth and feth, and faith I am. Therefore 
he fober, faithful, and Waver nqt^f^rtke inheritance of your Fath(r is great : your freedom is 
"Without recompence, and your M after the King of Juftice. 

L Where 

74 A tmeB^elation of I>. Dee his JBions mtbfpirits, &c. 

Where are the peopky cr in what generation did they dwell, that hath been thus acquainted and 

dr ami into familiarity with the true Servants and Angels of God ? Vnto whom have thofe mylle- 

ries been opened. Is itnot [aid, of thofe that are fan&ified , '£he Lord appeared, ratto them mi. 

vilion •• But he cometh to you when you are awakj •' Vnto them he came ttnlooksd for., untoyot he 

T he tnd ma- Cometh requefted. Arife up therefore, and be not forgetful what the Lord hath done for you ; for 

keth All. ^he things ofthi^ tforld are not, until they be done, neither is there any thing affured, but by the end, 

p^-j}j It yeas [aid unto Abraham, And I will dejiroy them. He believed it ', but he as\ed not, when. 

Great is the reward of Faith •■, for it giveth ftrength : But thofe that are faithful are not of this 

world. Notwithlianding, you have f^iii, ( as it was [aid by the Difciples toGhrili,when they 

were jet unpure, and blind ) When fhall thcfe things come to pafle t Lord, what is meant by 

^'^'^^ th^, or that P Simple Faith excelleth all Science. For, Heaven and Earth Jh all per ijh in 

F»ich. xheir corruption : But the voices of the Lord, much more his promifes, are become Angels for ever : 

for as the Sun hegetteth in the earth, and is father of many things that live in corruption and have 

end ; So is the God of Heaven, the bringer forth and begetter of things celejiial with life and for 

ever. For why. Dixit & faftum eft, Every Idea in eternity is become for ever, and what is 

Ide». thought, is become a living creature. 1 teach you amy liery. 

As the tree in fappy life, watering her felf throughly , bring^th forth the ornaments of her own 
beauty : So the fpiritual part of man being good and dignified, bttrnijheth himfelf, with hi* found 
and faithful thought : I mean the glory and (hew of his own beauty; for the foul of man grow etht 
either with beauty to falvatim, or with di/honour and filthineffey to damnation. 

I have done my Commandnient, I have as a Schoolmafier warned you, and as a. friend counfel' 
ledyou : Iwill alfo teach you. ' 

LE.K. Herpeakethinathinfmallvoice.!] 

A. Heufed a great paufe, and filence. 

E. K- He llandeth and pointcth with his rod to the letters of his Tabled 
as if he made feme account or reckoning. He went out of the middle, and 
mcafuredhow may fteps it is about. 

Nal. , Pater, Filius,Spiritui SanUtu : Fundamentum, fubjlantia^ & frtncipium omnium, 

\_ £. K- Thought in his minde, rertm^ and he anfwcrcd his thought, fay- 
ing. What need 1 (ay rerum ? The Grammarians will be on my fide- Onu 
niumj is more than to fay dmnium rerum- ] 

E. K- This feeraeth to be fpoken by fome other, in my imagination. 

Nal Omnium, it the thing that is my charge. 

E- K. He ftill conferrcch place to place, O'c • 
So. -E.K. NowhcftandethftiU, 

Corpus ommm ••" £• ^- He pointcth to the whole or round table 
which he ftandcth on. 

1. TCke fi>bfiance it attributed to God the Father. 

2. The firjl circular mover ^ the circumference, God the Son^ "the finger of the Father^ and 
mcver of all things. 

3. 7he order and kititting together of the parts in their due and per fe^ proportion^ God tht 
Holy Ghoji. Lo, the beginning and end of all things. 

£' K^' He ftill counteih and conferreth places and letters together, 

Nal Lo, it it divided into <\. parts : whereof two are dignified: one not yet dignifit* 

lutfliall be : the other without glory or dignification. 

£• K- He leemeth topoint tolbraedivifions. 

Nal Vnderjland God, as tbefubjiance of the whole, ( as above [aid. ) 

E. K. He countcth again. 

Nal. ..i... Thefubjianceofthis part it calledViti. 

E. K. He pointcth to the uppcrmoft part. 

Nal C<i//f(i VitaSuprema. See here three fmall lines. 

[ £. X. Thofe ihree fmall lines appear in the uppermofl parcel- "] 
Say ... GaudiHm, [ pointing to the uppermoft line. 

Say ...frafentia [ pointing tO thcfcCOnd.] 

Lapdantes or Triumpbantes [ pointing tO thc third'D 

£. K. NoVf 

<^tYue Relation ofjy. Dee his ABicns mth fpiritSy 6cc. 7 ^ 

E- K- Now he beginneth to account in the fccond portion, 

Nal :1!jf Contittenty Vita. f_ He countcth again . 

E. K, The four portions arc of equal widcncfTc, buc not of equal clear- 
nefle ; and thit about the center is 01 fuskifli or leadidi colour. 

E- K- Now he flieweth three (mall lines in the (econd portion. He 
feemeth to fpeak to himfelf fomewhar. 

Nal Say Poteftas .... to the firji line pointing. Motus to the fecond ; 

Miniftrantes to the third. 

E, K, Now he procecdcth to the third circular portion- 

Nal Ihk Continent is a!fo Vita [_ pointing to the third portion [J non dignificata, fed 

dignificanda. . , 

Nal See .... E. K. ^here Are itifo three linesy Aftio in thefirji line. Faftum ,..; 

in thffecnd. Confirmantes in the third, Sirha, this is true Logick^. 

Q £.. He faid fo to E. K. who now gave himfelf to ftudy Logick diligently. ] 

E.K- Now he ftandeth trembling. , 

Nal. ..,;.. Oh qualis ellJujUtia inter miferos ? 

t. SedjHiors eft qus peperithanc vicam. 

Vita eji etia»i ktec, fed ^Utep'pertt mors. • = ..•} 

Say Lu&us ...». P 

Difcordia > Here feem three lines alfo. 

Conftmdantes j 

Thofe that do their duty pall receive .their reward. Let my diligence teach yon diligence 

Be not angry,, becaufeyou do not underjiand : rhefe he means to mderjiand. E. K. con- To £ K 

felled that he Was very angiy. ** 

Nal Pray unto God^ for I am refijied. 

A. Dem in ad jutoriiim noftrum intende, &c. 

Say .... Vita S»prenta. [ pointing to the uppermoft line of all. ] I find it ( by addi- 

tion J tn this Language, I ad, but written thus, toward the left hand, m three angles 

I d 


_ Say .... Gaudium ..m. Moz. ifindit is a name afcending and anfweretb to the two extremes 
of I ad tn this manner. 

I d z 
a o 

A. I pray you, is Mozod, a word of three letters, or of five > 

- w7-i"f ^^ ^^°l^ ^^"^^ ' ''' " ^'"'^'^ extended. [ A. z extended is zod. 1 
A. Will you pardon me if r ask you another qucftion of this exten fion ? 
0^** ^"y""- ^'^'^ "' it felf ftgntfietb Joy ; but Mozod extended, fignifietb the Joy o 

^ No wordjn his ridical form is extended. 

NaL Thefe doubts will at length grow eafie. 

Fr^tfentia I find it called Zir. 

So.,.., I d z 

a o i 
ni z r 

This Leflbn is greater than any that was learned in Cracevia this day, 
'al. ...... Fotentia Butfay, Vitafecunda. I ^dbut thus. 

b n a 

Id 2 s a i 
a., o i g o d 
m z r V r r 

d. a z.. 36 

i a B d i 

L 2 I mil 

^,6 A true Relation ofD\ Dec his Anions with /pints, &c. 

/ w II teach joti here a^'ttr the dijUndion of them. 

A. You nuan o\ I ud divcifly lignifying. 

Say ..... Pnceftas Ifi'ii n Bab. Ii doth afctnd from the right hand to the leftt 

Morio .... I find it Zna. 
llfjttilhiot fall out foy but they will fall out well enough, 

Kal. .. ... Viratertia I ad. 

t I p ay you, what 'n o'.Mytijrantes? 
Kai Lool\j'0'i xoyoT C'mrge. 

A 10 . .. Jior 

F-Tt-^m Gra 

Vi'ii, qu* eciani eft mors. 

I ad . 

L ^nf J^er 

V'j'Ordia ..... Olf 

r a I 

If the cr ier o *" f '1- Talk h ex Cphhu 5an3:o, 
l">r f h\ia :ce of the Father ; Ho» Ifali' we -^aiher thf C>rcnnt^tr»ce,xeh/rh is th? Son ?. 

"theS^nii ihe Image of his Father : J'lere^ore, i/ibn deatht be m',ji i>t ihi image of his father 

J/fubftaiuia be in forma Cruci^, th-n he Son it thel>nage of hi:. Fat!:fr» 
L'tudantes LHUi'). 

A The left I pray you ro delivcni^. 

Nal Beur with me^for itaeafie foi^J-Uf 

l:.t hard for we. 

Minilirjtttes Ltng^ 

Coyjfirmantes ..... Such. 

L. Now. 

Nal irbenlkjtcKP^youJhall. 

A. As Sach. 

G'fibe merciful to man. 

li is fo terrii'e., that I tremble to gather it, 
CoufuuJaiites .... Vrch. 

7h-:s I h-ive mudfp/ain thii body gemra.'ly : 7he particulars are lon.^, hard, and tedious.' 

T.hy na-iiehe bhfffd^ God, fohii-h caniopen a meuUiy vhereby th* pcvers immediatemay be 
cfened. Jinto wan. PuWerygUryf and honour, be unto thee, for thou art the true body of all things^ 
and ar' li'e eternal. 

E^K. Now h: is fudJenly vanidicd away with the TaSIe. 

1 eo nojho fit omnis laus ^ gratjarum afiio nunc isf i/t/emfiterna 
Jeculorum Jecuia- Amen- 

Th'-r''day, M'^e, ^'^/Vi^ll l'5S4. Cramvia. 

A. Some delay upon our pr:iyers nude, at lengcii appeared Kalvage mfkz^t zndzttitc 
as 1-ift bttore ; He Uaudeth fii:l. 

Nal Benediilumftt n.)>:<^n'D'j^iin' i>t ^tern'un. 

A Amtn. 

Nal Audice mei fratre^i pari-ncer. 

T'f Godhead in lis ft nt judgewent Keet>itig in hif Ah^/''hty hofem, the image and form of a't 
thinjis, vniverfjUy^ ■'ojkj'd dovin if n the turth •, for he faid. Let w ni,w go d:rt>n airo'ig th, for.s 
0/ men : H fayc that all ih/> gs erevp Comrar} to their crati n and nature ; either i{eePtng their 
dignities and fecret vertues It^utsip in .bJ:'trH</^ itreje noro'fly feri'ling , throus,h the imbe.i'tij k 
and frowardntffe cf igncrauce: So th it it v $ (aid,, B^ld, J delight net in the fVo' Id : 7 >e 
hlemcnts are dtfi.'edy thefnsofmeM-u>ici{ed^ihii-:0:lie> be dmghiis^ and the i^rwurd t.rts 
( the fecret th.itt.bers of their hearts J the dms and du^gt'tns ' rA? dimied : I'teref-jre I will 
dr .w mj fpiritfrom am^vgij- them, und they (halt leiome .T*.re drv.nken^ and their ignoru,ice fuck 
as nev rw.s '. No, not ft te the fall of he uve . " \ 

jtntieh'ijlur. F r, I ., the time is ic/wc, And he thai is the Son of LInripJueoM'"iHirr,is and liverh : Z'»to 

him tier'f ore (hall be given Itrtngth and pvwrr : and t'.\: Kings 0. i/.\- L-rth jhu.t i e- on.e wad : 
yea, ixen r'gifrg wad i yea even in th.' third widn ff^yutid that in the defth of thrir ovnnr agi- 
nations; and 1 Will build my temple tn the Wo^d^, yea cvin m the J^if n ^Ud ; und Ivill 


















































^ T • — — "- ■ ■ ■■' . '■I 

M' true Rc att'jri of 0\ Dee his AUions uith ffirits, d^c. -7 

hecofttet S rpeyt in the v Idem jf : for I have ttickfd r:p wj/ g<trments and am fled dw.iy^ ani She 'mhe wilderi 
JhaUmno'H omh Mo^ttt-^rhis tiith't com'^ort. (,_(fg_ 

Lo , rh' Ih'tiffer fpukf 3 and thr eurth became »ii'^y , ftid frdl of fogge ^ that the So/'' of 
run might fl ep in hifovr-,! confvfion. T he fee ndThtoider fpak^, a>id there aroft fp.rii , fch 

M art f-jr So'ith- flyers , ly'it hfs. Charmers-, Jnd Sed'icers : and they are entred into the holy pi'! vj, 
a^4htvetjk.f*'"P t'>fir (^eats in mm. J/"oebe 7n/'o the earth therefore : For, it is C^rrutt -i^ IVoe'ce 
jinto th" earthy for Jl e is furrcndrei to her adver^.try : JVoe be unto the earth, jhe is dtlner.'d into 
the hands of her enemy : lea^ Jl^oe be vnto thefons of men, for their vffels are foyfoned. Bnt tv.n 
then (aid the Lord, L , / rvill be kj^o^- n in the rvildernfffe^ isnd will Triumph in my vre.ikjuff-. 

A»dlo^he called >o'<, and you became dnnk^en , and foo'/Jj with the fpir/t of God : Aid it vjs 
[aid Vefcend^ for he caL'eth, and hath culled : an I K.a[>iiael thatcrv'ght up the pray rs defiendtd : R-piui,' 
and he WM frill with the power, & fpir/t of Godiund it lecame ••' VoCirine, fuel) vva.s nevt r fi oni the ^.-^ q^ 
beginning : A''f painted, or carried: filed, or im tgin^'d ly ■.)ia>;,or accord me, to then- i»i .(i^'n, ft,inc. 
vhich are of f.elh : tut On:ple,pl:>in,jull of iire}t^ih,mid the powcrof the holy Ghol : rbtchVo- 
Rrine hezan , m man did.^nak^ed/y from the earth : bi't yet , the image of perfedion. Ihis ftl''- 
fame A^t is it, which is delivered unto you an in fallible > oC:r>i;e, containing in it the w iters., v A; -i 
runne thr.uzh -nany Gates : even above the Gace of iiinoccnc}' , wijerein jou are ta- (rht to fiy> le 
tut the D'H^niry and C'.rruption of nature : a.fu in.ide p.trtak^rs of the fecret J' dgen-tnts f" t^e 
A^'T'ighty t) be male m iniftft,ayid to be put /execution. Which k^mwJedge m yov is to I ^ niids 
ferfeH. two ways., bv power, mediate, and i^mnediate. I nmeditte^y from God, in refpeCi 0' hit 
will, and fcCri't Jydoements, M unto the A^'^li's- By means and tr'iditi:jn, as fro'n ru, o'enif" thi 
fitb.i <nce ami body of nature, according to our own imajje, wlncii is the thing I have iiov in 
hand. I am therefore t- inirrd and inform yor, according to yo'r Vo&rine delivered , whith is 
ctntained i>i .^p ' ab/es. 71/40 voyces, '/r calhn.s : wW/^ Krc fAr Natural K'-ye;,'o pnth''", wjf ' „^ „ 
4P 'vt ^^. ( for Oie is vot t(,teo,eHtd') Gates f indtrf a tiding ,vher,by jO" Jha'l have K^i'^'li'di'.c ^^iyl^^.^^i^^.if 
to move every Gaie, at\d to call out as many at yon p'eafe, or Jl)<llbe tk vght neccjfiry, which an ufe. ' 
T'ry we l,riih'to' (l-.,i}id )ri''f/y^o''en vnto you t.'n fcrets of thfir Cit/es,& m ikjey « underft^.nd ptrr- 
feftly the contained in the Tables. Through whub ejtowledge ^-a^i flhil' e.ifdy be able xo]v.d"^f,;i''t as 
thi M or Id doth, but p^rfeU'y of the world, and of all things :ontained within the Comp ffe of Na- 
ture, and -if all things vhi h are ^uby.£i to an end. 

But behold, this chaige of mine is tied unto time : 7'(>frf/6r(>^<>^///<re>«t to /f.^rM, diligent to n te. 
he-ir, and that With patience: For it is neither a fr-c School, nor a School of continuance. For /.s 'kt time 
fowr is not given uati me beyond the fiift day oi A ':g^Ji ticxt, fo hav.- you no iK'Sn^'th to learn '^^'"^ '"".'' '*» 
after, becaufe I am the ftaff of your Doftrine. ^'^ ' ™" "^''^ 

Nal 1 am for th.' comfort of the world , and not for the hindrance : Thus fayeth the Lcrd a* Piift ntxt 

To them that have Harve i let them rear, and ^nto fch M hav labotr let them work As for me, 
1 am ti d to tint'., and am ready at all times : For I meafure not your night, nor day. 

A. Thanks be unro the higheft 

Na\.:,..Ceafe now with me, for no nmre difcendeth- 

Soli Deo Honor & Gloria, 

Afternoon, the fame Thuifday. .«.. After fome fhovt Ejaculations of prayers to Go Ij 
there appeared a qreat black niaiSy Dogge : with who.n 1 would nave nothing to do, but ex- 
fef^N'ilvaze. He (aid, that ! t wn^N hatTe. We rebuked himas an Hell-hound, Aclength AnUIuVlW 
he departed, and Na.vage a^p^iared ; but bri^^hter then to day. Wickedfpirir. 

Nal H me yo' thofe th nT^i I told y I'ttoday? 

A. We have them in record and miude. 

Nal. Read them 

A. 1 did read thtm. 

H. K- HclaugScth, ha ha,ha.&c« a great laughter = He hath alfo a Ta- 
bic, but (cemcth nor co belike the former Table of NalDa^e^ There arc 
tcn,or e'cvc ^ divifions in this Table, as was not in the former Tabic. 

^ A If thou art Nalvage, proceed in the Doftrine of wifdom, if thou art not Nalvage, depart 
yin the name of felus. 

i bi-'ve fr. e will, and therefore I will be here. 

A. Now I doubt nofhincr, but thou art a deceiver, l^udite:'} The ignorance of the wicked . 
becometii duir : which fhewing it felf is fwcpt ou: of doors, and thrown on the Dung-hills. ,1 

E. K Now appearcih ore like inc iVd/v.i;^. 

^^' • E2/f«i"o ^ it of the [ ] for thou bxji opened thy blafphewy : and being difco- 

vered, art become more acxurfed : Therefore brcapf, ihon art accurfed, ,ho^ art not di<rnified ; bnt 
become a Velfel of unquity : And therefore hall no frec-wUl. For , free-will either I , or is in Fxc will. 
jtate to be dignified. Jherejore, as dut I fweef thee out : uvd ca-e ihee into that i indjill , which- 
it tbe place of the greateji woe: the i^ungbiU, and the nward oj the unrighteom. And, becaufe 


vovcc aa 
the one fiJc. 

78 A true 'J^clation of D'. Dee his jBions \vithjpirits, 6c c. 

thou hjji thrufi thy felf into the Judgements of the Lord : and haji heard the fecrets of the Almighty : 
Ihcrefore I feal thee tanqiiam ti uncus in lufemum. 

E- K- Heftrikcch him with an yern, like a pair of tongs,- in form of a 
MouU to call Pellets in : griping his brain and underchaps, and fo he fell 
down and difjppcared • and in his place came N^alip.ige- 

S. K. Nalvage maketh curfie toward the four quarters of the world. 

Nal., c/l'/j Us*/ ij) good at thy Um. 

" E- 1"^. In his heart though: that it might be^ that noi^one VeYilmaflered an- 
Ofh^r^ and thereupon faid Z^m- 

E. K- He is now accounting again on his Table as he did before- 

Nal. ..... Vrito this Voarine belongeth the perfeCr kno-^-ledge^ and remembrance of the viydicall 

/\ Ftne Creatures. How therefore Jhall I inform you, which k^noiP them not? 
Chaa'his. A. Mcitn you zi Babyon Boborel, Sec. 

Nal. ■.,... The Cbaradcrs^or Let:ers of theTables. - 

A. You mean the myftical Letters ? wherein the holy book is promifecf to be written : and 
if the book be fo written and laid open before us , and then you will fioni Letter to Letter 
point, and we to record your inftruftions : Then I truft we fhall fufficiently underfiand , and 
learn your inftruftions. 

Nal Alfo in receiving of the calls', this is to be noted : that they are to be uttered of me,backj- 

PicW.ird. ward : and of you, in praciife,f.rward. 

'1 hefecalls, A. I underftand it, for the efficacity of them ; c\fe, all things called would appear : and fo 

hinder our proceeding; in learning. 


24. E S A I I M M N S E S. 

E' K, All this was in one lincj in the lowermoft portion • and lowermoft 
line thereof. 


27. MMTi M A E 7 S E AM. 

e- K Now he ftandeth ftill. 


Eviiii. viiiiAOAOiivirsEirr 

S D A I N. 

E- K- Thefe leemed to be taken out of divers lines , in the three lone:. 
portions 5 but none oucof the uppermoft, or fourth- 





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lorF. S I S E H E N E S M E F S F E E D I \_^^-^ E 



Wherefoevcf E S H E 7RTERE0EHSER 

)^ ' jjtrnddhvn. 

lie reft of this Leffon, the next morning. 

A. After the correaing of certain places before in the Letters he faid. I feel no 
more, . 

A. Thanks and honour be to the highe/1 for ever, Amn. 

Fry day morning, Hora 8 i. Apr His i^. Cracovi^. 

Not long after my Invitation, Nahage appeared, Nutu Dei. 

Nal Oir peace, which is Triumphing patience, and glory be amongji you. 

A. Amen, 

Nal. .:... It 

J true Relation of D% Dee his AUtons mth fptnts, dcc^ y^ 

Nal. ....• It way he faidy can there be patience in the Angels^ which are exalted above the aire .<* . 
For, fi^<:h as were of errour have thetr reward : lea^ forfooth my dear brethren. For there is a. P*'"^*"^^ 
continual fight between us and Satan, M'i<'rei«w<'i"i«9?#//^ by -patience. Tbii if not fpokfn vitk- 
tut a caiife : For at the Vevil is the father of Carping , fo doth he futtlely infeU the Seers imagina- 
xioH, mingling unpeifeft forms with my utterance : Jf^ater is not received without aire , neither 
the vord of God without blafphemom infinuatien. The fon of God never did convert all., neither did 
all that did hear him, believe him. Therefore, where the power of God is, is alfo Satan : Lo , I 
(peah^not this without a caufe,for I have anfwered thy infe&ion. 

A. E.K. Had thought that Angels had not occafion of any patienccjand fo was his thought 

Nal I fittde the Soul of man hath no portion in this firft Table. It is the Image of the fon ^he firft Tt- 

of God, in the bofome of hit father, before all the worlds. It comprehetideth his incarnation, taf- ^^^' 
Ron, and return to Judgement : which he himfelfj in &c{h,k.nowetb not i all the rejt are of underjtand- ^ jy '" 
tng. The cxaft Center excepted. 

A (Two thoufand and fourteen, inthefixth Table^is) D 

S6. 7003- I^ f^f thirteenth Table, is I. 
A In the 21*^. Table. 114.06 downward. 

I In the lajil able, one lejfetb^n Number. A word, J*\dz you Jhallmierfiand, what that 
word is before the Sun go down. Jaida is the laji word of the call. 

85. H 49. afcendingT ^9.defceHding, A 909. direHlyyO fimp!y, 
H 2029. dirtilly, call tt Hoach. 

225. Prom the low angle on the right fide. Continuing in the. fame and next f^uare. 

D 225. [The fame Muttber repeated. 

A It the thirteenth Table ^ 740. afcending in his fquarc. 

M The 30 *>. Table, 1 302 S. -from the low angle in the left-fide^ 

g< In the fquare afcending. 

Call it Mid. 

O The 7<h. T^ble, 99. afcending. 
C 7he \9*'defceMdiMgi^09. 

O The ..• !• from the upper right angle, eroding to the nether left, tnd fo afcf^ding too^» 
85, N The ^i^^. from the Center to the upper right angle, and fo defcending ^009 . 
Call it Noco. 

Be patient, for I told you it would he tedinuti 
O The ^9^^. from the Center defcending, or the left hand, 907 ^> 
D The 41*. froft t*^ Center afcending, and fo to the right upper Angle, 27004. 
R The 43'*'. fr'mthe upper left Angle to the rights and fojiillin the Circumference, 3400^^ 

I The 47'^ afcending, 72000. 
82, In the fame Table defcending the laji* 

Call it Zirdo. 

P The 6*''. afcending 109. 

A The 9'*'. afcending 405. 
81. L The xV^. defcending 60^. ...... 

Call it Lap. A. Her, he ftrokc the Table on Saturday aftlon fol- 

lowing at my reading over of it backward, 

E The 6'''. from the right Angle uppermoji to the left, 700. 

G The 1 5 th- defcending^ 2000. 

R The 17'''. from the Center downward, 11004. 

80. O The 3 2th. defcending from the right Angle to the Center, 3200*. 

Z 47'''. ic^^ooo. defcending. Call it Zorge. [Of one fyllable^ 

A 19'*!. from the left corner defcending, I'jiOO. 
79. A 24'''. from the Center afcending to the left Angle, 25000. 
Q_,Tif fa me Table afrending, 3 3 coo. 
Call it Q_\ A. [Tfjree fyllables with accent oh the lafi A.3 

E The fecond Table, 112 afcending. 

L The ^. defcending %0i\.. 

C The 1 9^K Table defcending lOi^, [That C, it called CMinor.y 

I The I ■^^^. defcending, 200'y. T^ji^ 

C The J <i.iK defcending, 290J. Call it Cicle. 

E. K. Now is he kneeling, and praying with his Rod up 

76. O The 4*^. afcending to the left Augle» 39'^' 

D The •^^^. defcending S12. A. Here he ftriketh agaia 

O In the fame defcending, 902. GaU it D O. vn Saturday. 

N. The 

8 o J true l^elation of D\ Dee his JBions whfp'trtts, 6cc, 

N T^f 9^^^ descending 804. 

A T^eii''^ defc ending 20Q'^ 

R 7he i^'^^ descending '^006. 
N Tie 16^'' defcending 12004 : 
A The 20^*" defcending 17006, 
Z 7/&f 32th defcending ^oooO, 

I give it fafler unto you-, than 1 received it. 



,. This A may be anAorOH O. 

be correUed it M. 
Call it Zanran. 

E. K. thought it. 




T The 1^^^ defcend'ngiii This may he T or T). 

O The 6''' afc ending from the center to the left corner 1907. 
Call It OD or OT. 

A Ti^c- 9*'' afc ending 500 
C 77j^ lO^'i defcending doi 

C<z// zr C A, [a. twofyllahlei . ] ^ 

E mtifl come after R .' but vpithout mmher^ 
andfo, it is Zacarc. 

R 7i{if \6^^ afcending 22006. 

A T/jf 1 9'*^ defcending 23012, 

C jT/Jjf 30*'' afcendtng 30006. 

A T^f 39''' /row f^e /f/r angle defcending 4201 2. 

Z The 46 ''■ afcending 3 1 2004. C/z// tl Zacar. 

Vfeyour time of refrejhing^ and return Deo gratias f eddamus Immortales, 

The fame Friday after Noon, circa 3. horam. 

After a fhort requeft made by hie to Chrift for wifdom, and verity to be mlniftcred by 
Nalvage ; he appeared and fpake much to E. K. which he expreffed not to me : but a length 
confefled that he gave him brotherly counfel to leave dealing as an Idolater or Fornicator 
againft God, by asking counfel of fuch as he did. 

E. K. confefled that he had been that day, and fome daycs before, dealing by himfelf after 
his manner, tounderftand 5f my Lord Laskje^ and of other matters of Laskji, and left hi* 
queftions in his window written. Nalvage told him the devil had now taken away hisque- 
luons. E. K. went down to fee if it were true, and he found it true. 

Nal fray A, We prayed. 

There is an error in the lafl.^ not^in the Number-, but in the Letter- I will firfl go through the 
Letters., and after come to the Numbers. How many words haveyot* received thit day ? 

L, Thu teen, whereof laida was faid to be the laft of the call. 

f^d\», ...,., They be more worth than the Kingdom of Pohnd. Be patient, for the fe things are 

N ( The number mufi needs go to ) thefixth, defcending 309. 

A The 7''' afcending 360. 

71 O The 9^^ afcending 1000. 

O Ihe 1 3*'' afcending I050. 

V The ij^ afcending 2004. It is Vboaft, It may be founded Vaoan. 

Adde thofe lajl Numbers 
A, ' ^ 

Vooan is (po^en with them that 
faf.'i but Vaoan with them that 
are^ and are glorified. The 
devils have loft the dignity of 
their founds. 

Ltfit pi* «• 
rum magr.jt 

A. They make 472^. 

Nal It iscalledtke Myjiical roote inthe highefi afcendent of tranfmutation. 

A. Thefe phrafes are dark } when it fliall pleafe God they may be made plain. 
Nal. ...... It is tbefquare of the Fhilofophers worl{f 

•A. you faid it was a roote. 

Nal So It is It rootefquare. 

A. The fquare thereof is 22306729.,.. 

The roordis^ by interpret ation^lgnxi \eiz mater. The vain Fhilofephers ds think,, 
leget bodies : but in truths it conceiveth, and bringeth forth, 
qo D the fifth) afcending, 4. 

O the 39, afcending) 7806. c<i///t O D. [ A, drawing the long, ] 



it doth 

i 17 

— I -■ ■ ■ I -^ '■-■■'' , ■ . ■ ■ , ,. , .-- .r^— —- , 

J true Relation of D\ Dee his JBions mth /pints, 6cc^ 8i 

E L 17 (not 17 thefirfiy hut 17 and thethirdtb : ftr it is of the thirdtb : and ty it 

L et may be of the>7i both ) afcendittg, 419. 

69 O O the 18 afcending 2017 .... this O niuji be founded as A. 

T M M the 24 from the center to the left angle, afcending, 
'yoSp .... T mujibe inftead of M. 

L A A $0 defrending, ^012. 

A I I f/-'^ 35 afcending, 15079. 

B P P the ^■^^ from the center to the left ang'e^ defcendingi')9o6S. Avetfcd. 

Call it Piamo cl. It it Piatel Baltale to be founded. 

As the ear is the chief fenfe ; fo, being infeded, it is the greatefi hindrance. Manjr there be j^ote Intrii. 
that thruft themfelves between yon and me : and they are increafed. Power is given agairt ders. 
to the Shew Scone ; and thou (halt not be hindred. 

A. Shall I prefently bring it forth > 

Nal -^s thou wilt. 

A. I brought forth the Stone, and it feemed niarvelloufly brighter than before it was wont 
to appear. 

5. K- He fcemeth to pray- 

E. K. There appeareth to me in the Stone SHicbael as he was wont 
to appear , with his fword in his hand , and in a long white gar^ 
mcnt/ ^c. 

Mich I ant the firength of the Higbeji, and the tnighty arme of him that is Almighty : 

yotir fellow fervant, and the mejfager of the Higheji : The fewer s of the earth have rifen up '^- ^ , , . 

eainU jou: But you fliall prevail, and this Doftrine /hall be delivered as is promifed, and -r n!' m 1"^°" 
* !• • .» /I I r r I fill r- M 71-1 )1 /»• I miielhaH be 

according unto time. But pray earnejtly i for lo, the whole hojte of Angels, juch as are blefjed, ^^^iQ^^-^^^^ 

have cry ed unto the Lord_, fay tngi Not fo Lord : Thy bread is torn in pieces , or reproachfully 


Thuf therefore faith the Lord, Be patient, for the place is holy, and the power of the Higheji 
if amongli you. Receive willingly : for he that is offended is fmitten. Be '^"^'f"^^^^' ^^'^ ^^'Thcdi tu^ci' 
jpare of deceivers : for the power of the wielded is increafed, and is become mighty : But into don of the 
this veffel fliall enter no unclean thing, not for this time onely, but for ever. Scone. 

Vnto thee Nalvage tbui faith the Lord, gather up thy wings and enter : Do as thonart com- 
ittanded, and be multiplied. Be comforted ; for Gabriel fliall afcend and fland before the Lord, Be multiplied; 
and fhall have power and defcend : and he fhall be yoJ{ed utito thy loynes, and thou Jhalt become Gabriel, 
utightj ; that thou may ft open the wonders of the Lord with power. 

? E 2C, Now is N^/Vrfi"^ come into the Stone. 

Mic Be comforted,be comforted, be comforted my brethren in the God of Hofis : for your 

comfort is and fhall be of the Holy Ghoft. Therefore let peace be amongft you, and be no more T^^ ^°V 
labes; for wifdom dweHeth not amongli children. The peace of God be amongft you : And tkia^ ' 
much I have comforted y oil' 

E.K. f/eisgone. 

iS- K- Nowhere is another, 

A. It is Gabriel thzt came to Daniel. 

Gabr 1 didfo, and I am that Gabriel, and the IForld hearetb witneffe of my coming. 

Tou rehcUiotii wi/}des,yqu deceivers of therighteous,you nakjd fuhliances and things lighter than 
the vindes, \now not you that the God of your creation hath rewarded you, kjtow you not your own 
weakjteffet know you not your ftate of no return ? I fay headlong you all ( without refiftance ) fall 
down to your places : Be gone, fmkj, for I am of power, and do prevail. 

Behold he hath placed darknefTe behind him,and hath made the lights of heaven as ths Lamps 
i>fhif beatify. Go you that are confcunded without return ; for the name of our God in his de- 
termination is invincible. S\ vi. 

This night is a Sabbath,and afcoiirge-to tie-wicked. 

Nal I promifed to expoundyou a word, the firflyouhadto day,hfitthe Idft. tt fignifiethj 

of the Higheft. 

^t. E. K- HisTabIc now appeareth very evidently to me, as that I could 
paint it all. ^^ , 

.. Ceafe for this time, for it is a timeoffilence, for the wielded are confounded : in the morning 

^arly you jliall be taught plentifully : for my power is become a hundred and fifty ; and I willfinijh Note, 

my charge, long before the time appointed. 

Gabr. We are alwayes prefent until the pronvfe he ended. Kefi in pedce. 

E- K. Gabriel Icerr.eth to be all in compleat karnejjey like skaks of a Fifi from 
i M the 

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S' 2 A true Relation ofD\ Dee his jBions whff'mts, dec. 
^"^'^^^^^'^^'^^thearm-Utsdo'^Dn'^ardi with a Spear in his band, all of fire, about a two 

o'iOtbnel at 1 ' •* ' 

this occafion. yards loHg. 

A. The peace of God, and Iiis mercy, be on us now and ever. Ameyi. 
A. I fit fliould not offend you, I would glady ask youi knowledge of the Lord ^/^frt 
L(r.t/^/f-Our great worldly friend, and that for the fervicc of God, if he be paft the chief 
danger of his prefenc intirniity, e>f. 
, ». ..... Jf'''he>t we enter into hiMyWe kjiow hint ; hut fro'» him, he is fcarce kjtowHmito us : as ef 

' ^"^^"^^ /„-,,j of whom it ii f'lid, lie hatli confcnced with an Harlot : we kjtow not the end of God his ju~ 
jiice which is vfon him. 

liii prayers are come to thefecond heaven^ wither hath any received remembrance of him : But 
■we will fray unto God to be merciful unto hiiity and that for thy fake j Becaufe thou Jhalt not be 
niadealauglnng-ftock to tiie wicked. Fray thou fo,- him, that tfesH »;<?>:// work in him that 
Tiaycr or ^^jjIj,), j^j. ^orketh not for h''>ifelf. Hold up thy hands for him ; for it is a lawful and a cha- 
ritable thing: For God hath granted thee a force in prayer: But be ^Mient and hmnb/e. 
Go,! his gift to f^e with thee, give thankj and laud u)ito the Lord. 
Ain;)r«ycr. Ceafe. 

A. LaudesDeo noftro incelFanter reddantur. Amen. 

^zt\nAzy,Aprilis iJf't CMane. Cracoviae, 1584. 

A. Orationc Dominica tinita, & brevi illaoratione Pfalmi 33. infpefto Chryftallo apparu- 
cre utrique G^ir/c/ 8c Malvage. 

E. K- They kneel, a^ chough they were in confeilion one to another, 
and • • • . about half a quarter of an hour. 

Gabr ') after me. 

.0 legimting and'fountain of all wifdom, gird up thy loines in mercy^andjhadcw our weaktteffti 
"V""- t ^^ wcrciful unto uf, and forgive us our trefpaffes : for thofe that rife up faying there is no God, have 
rifen up againfl us, faying. Let us confound them : Our jirength is not, neither are our tones full of 
jnnrrow. Help therefore eternal God of mercy : help therefore eternal God of falvation : 
help therefore eternal God of peace and comfort. If' ho is likje *'nto thee in altars of incenfe ? 
before whom the ^'ire of Heaven fing, O Mappa la man hallelujah ; Vifit u OGod with a com- 
prehending fire, brighter than the Stars in the fojirth heaven. Be merciful unto us, and continue 
with us j for thou art Almighty : To whom all things of thy breafts in Heaven and Earth, futg 
glorypratfe andhontur. Saying, Come , Come, Lord for thy mercy fake. Say fo tmtoGod 


A. I repeated it, kneeling, and £. K, likcwife kneeling. 

E.K- They both kned down again, and put their foreheads together.* 
Crd^nViiecmeth to fitm a chair on the one fide ot N<j/v<j^e about 30 
yards ofF^ on NallPdge his left hand- Nd/i>/?^dllindcth. 

-. Ihiu faith the Lord, JFho is be, that dare reft,: invincible jirength: SeaU uptheEaJl, 

lUnding J- /<■"/<* "P '^-'^ South, Scale up the fFeji ; and unto the North put three Scales. 

^"■' E. K- Now (ittethN<a/'P^^<?inaChair afidc from his round Table, the 

Table being fomewhat before him* 

Nal Name that I point to. [^ To E. K. he faid fo, as concerning the Letters. 

E-K- He flung like a thin brightnefle out of the Scone upon £. K. he 
hath his rod, which he took out of his own mouch. 

, . .ey .. . He holdeth up his rod, and faith, I am all joy, and rcjoyccin 
my felf 

E- K- He fniit the round Tabic with his rod; and it whirled about with 
agreatfwiftntfTe- Now that which before fccmed to be a circular and 
G obe. plain form, appcarcth to be a Globe and round Ballj corporal , when it 

Nal SaythelajL 

A. Piamo el, 

£. K- He 

^true Relation of I>. Dee bis y^icris ffith fpiritSy &:c. 8 j 

E- K, He Itnkech the Tabic now, and though the body Iccm to turn, yet 
the Letter Teem to ftand rtill in their places, 

'^ifi.K- "bJow he pluckcth out five Books, as if fiom under his Chair, and 
fctteth them down by him ; the books be green , bright , and they be three 
corned, ^aclalp- 

Si!. .... . Re J J hckjvjrd ... [to E. K.] Eifrj tbiHg witb m teacbelb. Read bjckjuird. 

Letrtr wttbcLt numbrr. 

Kal Rejdhackvird-i letter without number, rk letters tbou badji jejierdaj, 

£i. After all read, he proceeded thus : 

P J'-.'f fourth jfcendin^y 97. 
A Tiv' fixtb afcettdingj 1 1 2. 
^S I Tbfet^btbafcendixgyZoj. 

P The Kn:th ifceniing, por, P I A P. 

E- K- Nowhcl^ikethijacrain.anditturnerh- 

i' J TA. '• 

lie tvtmhers after. 

, A. A A I» Jbe firji A maj be g» .\ an O ^r £hE, 

Tbofe are two words, 

E. K. Now he ftriketh again, and rurncth ■ his Rod feemeth to 
be hollow Jikc a Reed- 

65 A P G O B. Call it Bogpa. 

E. K' GMel falleth down on his face ] and lieth proftratc,and 
Kalyj^e holdeth up his Rod all the while. 

'jift DOS- He pointed beyond him in the upper Circle, itfeemah 
T like a Roman C, 

^ L A M A O p. Foamal Od. ptt out tbe S. 

hlak,e tt tTfc vr:rds, ...'.. It may he all one word with S. <r T. but it would be btri 
for jovr JotderjiiiHd'.ng. 

CMahj * P*'^^ hctweeK Poamal and Od, 

E, .K. §4^?/ lieth pro Urate all this nhile. 

ij X V D M O Z. C^lL It Zorae. , * 

With great difficultj tbis Letter wm difcerntd : Nai vage bintfelffaidj be kj!(W 

it not jet; but It feemed to E. K. to he an\. Nalvage denied it to he an \. 'hud 
faid be kjtew not yet tbe mj^iery : fay tbe Lords prayer, f.r T cannot cpot tt. AhLiugb 
my power be multiflted,yet I kj:cw not this Letter. At length he faid it vjs V, 

£. K. I can remember that word well. 

Na] Tboufralt not remember it. 

62 PEV. It ii called Vep. 

(JHaks a ptint tbere. ^- A full point? Kal NojMOy a jhol^, 

it OLOHOL. Crf///r Loholo. 

lA»gy tbe ftrjl fyllahle accented. 

ۥ K- Now he ftriketh the Table- 
go S D. f It is the uppermri of Call <f D S, 

59 S I M x'X P I. Pror.ownce it 1 P A M I S. (J\ial{e a ptint at S.tif h pt.- 


58 LU. Call it UL. A. With fuch found to wcpronounce 

R'l ' .yew , whereof bows aic made. 

': Ms MAPI 

84 A trueReUtion of D'. Dee his JBmsmthfpirits, 5cc. 

57 -MAP I. E- K- It fcemcth to be an e. 

XabiJs claufiSj [^Span] [itm um\ ... He hummed iffce^figmfyihg two 
vordi morey which were not to be fronQunced till tktj 
vere read in fraciife, 

[) O. O D. Aijouhtd before. 

E. K- Now Qamel rifeth from his lying proftratc- 

56 HOT LAB. Ctf//itBALTOH. Tber* k * ftiitt, 

P A 1 P. Can it Piap. 

E- K. G;i^r/V/ fteppsth up, and fecmcth to ftorm angerly agalnfl 

^k. Belike fome wicked powers would intrude their illufions , or hindrances in thcfi 

E. K. He hath thrown his Dare from him : and ic cometh to hin 


""Gabr Co->^nt the number of the words you hive received to day, 

L. Sixteen, if Poaw^r/i O-/ be made two words. 

Gab Bf j-ackjugy and jo matiy flaguet it amottgiljou rmre then jiur flagut woi hefore^ 

E-2C- Hcleemcthtoftormftill- 
cJai C;-''.'? in. 

£. K. Now there come four more. 

Gab Art not tkou Adnminl iVhich haiifaUcit., and hafi hurt thy neck, fcxr timet? A» 

vilt thou >.'?»• rrfe agajn^ and take fart anew ? Go thy way therefore, tbov Seducer ^ enter tut 
ihf fifth r:rw?fjrr. Let thy p wer he lefetben it ity ty a mvch a thiuCeeji namhtr here. 

E-K. NowthcyalHour falldownm[oapic,orH/4/»Mof the foundaLifli 
ofthe place where they i^ood. 
E- K. N^hage licth all this vrhilc upon hii face. 

Gab Couxt Hiw again. 

A. *^ir:eea. 

Gab .... It it ifot fo. there it »H erreur. 

Nal. .....I am deceived jram Ipaou 

O D the next it falfe^ and fo are the rei : A>td fo it that that f*ilsmtib, 

A B O S. S O B .^ 

A. lhaiB^/r:t. 

Nal. .in:! Piap. 

Nal. ..,. What is tkitf [to E. K.] E. K... ...G. 

Nal Kti it is a* H, 

S5 HOT. T O H. 

there w a. ftixti jbelfinl * .r^Vj it'.'-ei Virjula. 

54 MOH. HOM. 

55 SD. DS. 

52 . L I P D A I. C€BitlhDV\L t::eKt ad. 

51 O N O G. CU it GoDo. 

Gab. ..... f^(*ve HCt^ftr the flttt wtxetb msrt 

N'^ Fti^etb S.D. D S. tkts wxctrrtSeimUml^ftOfwimg ft 

r«4 macb. 

E. K- Cjhriel did throw a brighrnelTeupon E. K. after he had fti>- 
ked his own face drfi , EJC. frarted at it. 

49 azr:z 

J true Relation of I>. Dee his J&icns mtb fpirits, (5cc» 8 ^ 

49 AZRNZ C-?///t Zurza. d.. h^.../.nitrz.a. 

E. K. Nalvage kneclcth down before the TaMe, and ufeth many in- 
clinations,and gefturcs ofrevcrencejas Priefts ufe to do atfte Alter. 
48 M Z R A F: F A R Z M. 

47 H A L I P m$re<K>er P I L A H- 7bree fjUahles. ly pronoun- 

cod bj it •*]!„ 
46 HAND A I the ArK^fkitTifUige lADNAH. Ijadnch. 

E. K' Nahage cometh and kiffctii the Tabic and kneelcth down, 
and fcemeth to pray. 

45 MRE wttb ERM 

44 B A C a Rod CAB 

£. iC. He kneeleth down again5and ufeth fuch gcfturesas before. 

GSN arod 

E. K. Nal'va^e faid, Adjwva »/e, mi Dejfs. He holdeth up liia 
hand and kifleth the Table, and ufeth wonderful] reverence. He faitla 
again. Fer ofem^ mi Detts. 

45 E R N OZ delivered jtm Z OK R E N S G 

42 SD mndt^whiek DS 

41 R I P the holj imt Pir, then is a. ^int 

40 ABAC gevem Cdl it Caba. 

3f ALEROHO, Zwiiiftf«L-nr C^// it Ohorda, i 

Nil There k a. flof, JhevpiKg a jhfli^e nuie Jhaight 

dowH tbm\ 

38 M R A S A C n vhim Cafann j t fi^, 

£. K. Now he kiffeth the Table again. 

37 MASRG wnb idmir€tt9n GRSAM idfiopttVL 


M GarfaaCi 

36 H E L O B O jnvr Girmenti O B O L E H 

35 S B R U heautified U R B S 

34 SD MndtkWbicb DS 

E. K. Now he ufeth the former reverent gefhires again. 

33 IDEA •fg*tbcrnt^ ALDI 

32 EGRP with tie fire PRGE ttpiry, 

31 PNONG Igzrmlktd ONOND 

Nal, Ai]W3>* mtf m Z)<«, 

30 LIHT fett, THIL *fmgthgrei 

29 ABOS jr4#/ff 30 BA 

4« ilElZ •fj.;**^* ZIEN heret^m. 

27. HOL- 

86 A true Relation of D^ Dee his JBions mthjfirits, &c. 

27 HO LB ON the palms tiobloh. 

26 A T ^ ^ t: A. 

25 H A M M O C trilled you together C O M M A H A point, 

24 DO And As before O'D. 

23 ZMIZ efmyvejiures Zimz. A point. 

22 A O H T O N in the ntidji Notboa. Here is a point before the word. A polnc. 

21 A AQ_. jigur garments ^A A. Three fyllabj«. 

E. K. Now he ufeth reverence to the Table again. 

20 qaOH meafureth HOL^ i^.nsHoIquu. 

,^ SD which T>S 

Nal. Adjuva me mi Deus. , . ^ ^ , 

i8. GRPLAM a through thrufiingjire Malptg^ as Mdfutg. 

* ' :' i 

17 AT <w rA. 

Now he prayeth as before, his arms extended. 

16 AARG andtheMoon GRAA. A pdnt, 

15 D hSVZAN aSword NAZPSAV. 


if. Now he 

prayeth again. 









a word by it felf. 



The Sun- 

R»r. Here a point.' 




Zol ... zod A, as 0/: A point. ' * 



in Iff hofe 




of vrrath 




a hove the firmantets Calz. 



iu power exalted 

LANSU asLtnJh. 

Adjuva mt ODcus. 




Salt. Here is a poinf. 



the God 

iad, as lad. 








Verfg, Here a point. 








Oh '■-- •' 

k — 

E. K. Now 

(tA true Relation of D^\, Dee his ABions mthffints, &c. 8 7 

This is the enddf theTh.^ftCaii 

E. If. Now he fittcth down in his Chair, 
mighty and firft Call. 

Tray that jtii may uHderjland what it k. 

A. Mean yoii prcfeiitly ? 

Na! I,prefeMt(y, 

A. I pray to that intent. 

E. K. All the Stone /he weth fire, and all is on lire, nothing elfe 
appearing : not like common fire, but clear, thin, d^r. 

Now it waxeth clear. 

E. K. And now Nahage is on the top of the Globe, and his feat 
rcmaineth in the former manner of fire. Now Nahage holdeth up 
his right hand, and the fame feemeth to be many hands. There is on 
one of his lingers an I. It vanifheth away i andfoon divers fingers are 
words as follow. 

















vphofe • 




































the 60 


















holy ones, 



































flame 60 


S8 A trueRelation ofD'. Dee his JBions mthfpiriti, dec. 












right eon f}zejfe 

































Second Table, 

The covenant 
of God. 

Many kcyes. 

Note thefe 
three degrees. 

A key of the 
firil feven. 
A Hgn to make 
tn end. 

E. K. Now all the fingers be gone. 


Nal It if thefenfe in your tongue of the holy anl myflical Call before delivtred : which 

followeth mpraSlice for themov'mgof the CecondTzb\e, the Kings and Minifters of govern- 
ment : The uttiance of which, is of force, and moveth them to vifible apparition : moved and 
appeared, they are forced ( by the Covenant of God delivered by his fpirit) to render o- 
bedience and faithful fociety. IFherebt, they will open the myfteries of their creation, as far 
as fjadhe neceffary : and give you underftanding of many thoufand ferrets^ wherein yen are yet 
but children ; for every Table hath his key : every key openeth his gate, and every gate being 
opened, giveth kjiowledge of himfelf of entrance, and of the myjieries of thofe things whereof he if, 
an inclofi'.re. yVithin thefe Talaces jou (hall find things that are of power,as well to fpeaJ{_, as to do. 
for every [ (i) Palace ] " above his [ (2') City] and every City above his [ (3) entrance. ] 

Be you therefore diligent that you 7nay enter in, not as fpoilers, but as fitch asdeferve intertain^ 
ment in the name, and through the power of the Highefl. For great are the mercies of God unto 
fuch as have faith. This is therefore the key of the firft feven, according to the proportion of the 
firfi Creation. No tn^re for this time, 

Afign alwajes to maks an end, 

E. K. He drew a Curtain before the Stone, of white colour. 

* 1 had dif. 
courfed fome- 
what with E. 
K. of the man- 
ner of skrim- 


as 1 think* 

eth hollowly. 


The fame Saturday, after Noon, hora ^l ^. 
The white Curtain remained about half an hour after my piayer to God, and fome in- 
vitation to Gabriel and Nalvage, at length the Curtain quaked as though wind blew ic. 

E K. Me thinkcth that I hear a ftir within the Stone. At length 
they appeared. 

E. K. .They have very eyes which twinkle as other mens eyes do, 
and " therefore I fee them with my external eye, not within my ima- 
gination, as,.... 

T^bere are two hJMd of vifions,xhe onehyinfufmiof will and defcending, the otherbyiH- 

fiifion by permifjon and afcending. The firjl it the imagt -of the Will of God defcending into the 
body, and adjyned to the foul 'of man, whofe nature is to di^iinguifh things of his own l^neffe, but 
fhtit up inprifon in the body, wanteth that power; and therefore being illuminated iy fp'ritual 
prefence, inwardly, feetb now in part, as he JJ^all hereafter do in the whole. 

But note, that every vifion is according to the foal of man in power : and fo is received of him 
that feeth. The boy of man feeleth nothing fpiritual ttntil he be of incorrupt ion : Therefore 
ufeth no fenfe in aixd illumination. The other is to be ftund out by his contrary. 

E. K. Here is a Devil that deridcth thefe in/i:ru(f}ions, and faith, 
you may know his vertue by his wifdom : he never went to 
School. „; 

-i-"i Gabr....- 

^^true Relation ofiy, Dee his JBtons mth fpirits, (3cc- Sp 

, Gih,,,.,.Ikj}owvhaihiU:F(,isnifigiiieniom(tprefilihm,butnottotouckhir4. He hach Hois. 
afcended, and begotten him a fon, wherein the people of the eaith fliall be accurfed. As.Pmer Anti' 
ihofe that are in fri^onflmt up -from li^it^'and the ufe of the day comprehend not a>i^ tking ybnt that '^hrifii.^ 
frbich eritreth u»ro thein by 'ferniifi6n,'tr freefvill^f'o U the Soul ofmmjhut uf from M li^Bti except 
that which eMtrethbji the will, or fuffi'ance of the hrgheji. ■■ ■.'/•"'; : '•" 

But at obedience it the tryal of dignification , fo are the Cerenmties appointed- hy Qod, the Wit- 
tttffes of juftifjcatioH. For he that violated the outward Law waf accurfcd : 'But the very end of 
%t(tice to fadvation if the obedience, andfubmijjicnofthe Soul. How can it he that the earth and 
elements Jhallbear wi^ntffe dgdin'i mdn u/i ihe day of Judgement , but in the perverfe ufe of thr,>iy 
;ontrary to God his Comviandments. He it a flow School-majier^and of fmall jinderjiandinr.The wicked 

Gab. Ceafe,fortheconfli£{iff^reat, and muji have judgement of the Lord. ■ '^ fpiricfaid, 

Ci, Sail I ;oyn my prayers with yours toour Godj co drive away this wicked fcorner y and 
contemner of your miniftery \ 

Gab Not fo, you know not the fecret judgements of the Lord herein. "ihe white Curtain 

^ drawn. 

A, Deo Noftro foUOmnipotenti fit omnis LausljHoaorjGIoria 3 & imperium ia 
fecula feciilomm. Amen. 

Sonday, April is 15. (JMane Hor.jl, r 

After a few prayers neceflary', and invitation to Gabriel and Nalvage for their inftru- 

....« Our infiru&ions fliall grow moft plentifully amongft you. But give place to time, /or A voyce out 
tbif it the voyce of the highefi. , Be holy and righteous in the workj of your hands , and keep al- of the ftone. 
way es the Sabbath of your Redeem'er Aere<?/r<r : For even yet, the Serpent it amongji m. For^^'^^'^^^- 
even yet the Serpent it amongfi my holy ones, and endeavoureth to cut you afunder. Therefore J^ ^"^^"^ 
I fay be holy even in the workj of your fjands, for he thiiiketh to prevail againft yoii : But let your n* re us"fun° 
boufesbefwept clean, thap when the fpy e?nreth, be finde nothing to feed on* der.and ho- 

A. We ceafed and gave our felves to the Sabbath : coafidering, intending hence foreward P^'** '° P'^: 
td vifit the Church and Aflembly, to pray and meditate on God his feryice. v**^' 

0?o/«Jefus ChnHiis efi Triumphator contra mortem 6- Diabolam ,I>ominus Nojier & 

'• Veuf Noiler. Amen. 

Monday, 15. Aprilif. Mane,hora 6. Cracovix. 

A. After a ftiort prayer to God for remiflion of fins , and fending of his graces , and his 
gpod Minifters afligned for our inftru&ions : and for the avoiding away of the great enemy,?^^ 
who held c&nBift againft Gahiel^ &c. The white Curwin appeared ftill drawn before in 
tAic ftone for an hour. 

£. jtf. There appcareth a face ftanding upon two Pillars, the Cur- 
tain yet remaining drawn : The face is fiery, and hath very great teeth. 
The Pillars are like Marble fpotted gray , and the ground of the Pillars 
colour white. He faid,the works of the higheft are become a tum- 
bling block, and have entred into the breafls of a woman,and he is be- 
cewoe angry. But when fhe think^th her felf happy, /he jthall ftumble, 
wJiere fhe would not,"and become forrowfull. without comfort. 

E' K. This face and Pillars became a great water fwelling upward, 
and fo vanifhed away. 

&-. After about an hour, the Curtain was opened. All appeareth aS before : Gabriel fit- 
terh in his Chair, and N^r/f/rge kneeleth. 

Nal Pray,forthe mercy of God. A. I prayed divers prayers of God,& help 

^*Jtfor tbtu Jfjalt not be heard? So, againft the wicked enemy ,yet prefentj 

■mEfaidyfy upon him. and molefting us as he was permitrtd.; 

A, This Devil rayled againft God, A. Thy judgement light on this wicked 

€ab Move not, for prefence of power is great. 

Mai. ..,.. Number the words of the firft Key. 

A» I have counted them, and they feem to be 88. 

^Wi.. »>^ Ihere are not fo many. 

R.ebel for this blafphemy,0 God, 

t? 87. A. Where' 

9 o A true Relation ofD\ Dee his JBions mthfpirUs, &c. 

87 £k. Where havel mifreckoncd, I pray jrou ? Perhaps Porfwirf/ao^ is to be but one word, 

and fo are 87. .^ .^- , .^ _^^ ,^ 

E. if. There is a great CrofTe over all the ftone that is red ; Not 
onely over to be Impreffed through the ftone. 

Nal Nftmher thewords inthy own language. 

£k. 1 have nunibred them, and they feeni to be 169. 

A. While I numbred , the great red crofle went away : and fliortly after came in again in<| 
to the ftone as before. 

Gab Move not, for] the ^lace U holy. Tou have Ziirza ds Gono in the Cull: the fd is toC 


A. I will then put it out. 

A. 1 finde Znrs^a. Aina ds Gono, 

Nal That ds is too much, IpirayyoUi whfit k then the Mtmher of them j */ ^o» ihi 

lowed. ^ 

Nal S6. 

A. Making alfo Poamolzod one word? in that account > 

Nal Set down. 

45 • 2 

47 • 2 

48 - I •«.. 8c> 

49 . 5 you lifted upjow VejeeT, ' 

50. 2 I..,, and 

51. .1 i.,..fware 

52. .4 I ,... obedienct i ' 

5 3 , I a and 

54 I ^ t ^i 

55 ■ — 2 '..,' 102 to *i»J tbatltvetb 77 

57 2 "ji61 

58,.,— 3 
-59 I 

60 i 

^» 3 

62 __^ 5 

%~2.\ efyour paUdce 

65, I 

66 2 

67 ^i 

68 ^2 

69 2 

70^ I 

71 I 

72 I 

73 1 

75 • 2 j^rtP J»tf KT p/j/f-f 

7^ I 

77 I 

78 -3 

79 4 t^ff ^ friendly uat0 m$ 

.. 80 ■ I 

8i- 2 

82 2 

83 1 

84 5 

85 3 



J true Relation of D'.. Dee bis JBions mth fpiritSy 6c c, pt 

Tuefday, A^rilis 17. Cracovis, 

]\ft?er divers Ejaculations appropriate to theaftion, and the Curtain of white water yet 
remaining, E. K. thought divers times that he faw through the white Veil, and ftone 
and all, nothing appearing therein. £, K. immediately fell into a new doubting of the ve- 
liry of thefe anions, and faid he liad a Vilion by a good Creature the lalt night , vvho faid 
thefe Creatures with which we dealt, would no more appear unto htm. Hereupon he faid 
that both the lafl dayes skorner,and thefe our inflruftors were all Devils : and that he would 
110 more (it to receive A. B.C. And fo by Letters, any Doftrine of theirs, untefTe they would 
otherWife exprefly, and lively deliver a plain rule thereof : With many other arguments to 
difprove the verity of our Aftions, whereupon he faid, that John your boy can well enou<Th 
deliver you their Letters, and fo you need not me,&c. I referred all to God , his will, and 
mercies : For. as 1 had at his hands onely, and by his order, and for his fervice required wih 
dom and true k^iowledge, fo do I not doubc but God will, according to hi> accuftonied good- 
ucfTe, provide for me, that Is belt for my vocation here in earth,e^c. 

E. K. He rofc, and went away : and left me alone in my Study , ap- 
pointed for thefe actions. 

Dens in adjutorium meum intende^Vomine ad adjuvandum me feftina. Gloria Patri (^ 
Filio & Spiritui San&o^ fieut erat in p-incifio & nunc & Jenifer & in fecuU 
feculorunt. Amen, 

Thurfday, Circa 9. . 

As I was in my upper Study , and had gathered the holy words of the fecond and thir4 

call, and had conferred them with tlieir Englijh delivered alfo unto us : £. K. came up the 

flairs, andfo went into his Study, and came out again,and as he was gointj down the flaires I 

opened my Study door, and faluted him : He thereupon came up again , and came into 

my Study : And there I ftiewed him vvhat I had donej and how I had fome under- 

ftanding of thofe holy words, their fignifications by reafon of due applying the EnglijJj 

to the word Chriftus, intending thereby to have induced E.K. to like the better of the 

mannerof our friends, duc,and Methodical, proceeding with us, and told him that unlefTe of 

thisftrangc language I Oiould have thefe words delivered unto us Letter by Letter, we might: 

crre both in Orthography, and alfo for want of the true proiuniciation of the wo)ds,and di- 

ftinftions of the points, we might more miile the effeft expefted : But as on Juefdaj lafl; , fo 

now again he faid, our Teachers were deluders, and no good,or fufficienc Teachers,vvho had 

hot intwoyears fpace made us able to underftand, or do fomewhat : and that he could in two 

years have learned all the feven Liberal fciences, if he had firft karned Logick , &c. where-i- 

fore he would have no more to do with them any manner of way,wifhed himfelf in EngUndy 

and faid that if thefe books were his, that he would out of hand bum them , and that he had 

written to my Lord (by Pirniis') that he took ouf Teddhers to be deceivers, and wicked, and 

no good Creatures of God, with many fuch fpceches, and realons ('as he thought) of force 

to difwade himfelf from any, more dealing with them : But willed me to ufe John my Boy as 

my Skryer, for that thefe fpiritual Creatures were not bound unto h\m,&c. 1 anfwered unto 

all thefe parcels and reafuus, as rime ferved declaring mj perfeU truji in G5«/,thac feeing I have 

many years delired 3 and prayed for wifdorueCfu ch as the!e Actions import) at his hands, 

and by fuch means as to his Divine Majefty feemeth beft, that he would not either mijlikf my 

prayer, or abufe my Conftant hope in his goodneUe and mercy : Therefore / concluded that 

1 referred all to the mercifull will of God, and doubted nothing at the length to be fatif- 

fied of my requeil , and prayer made unto him. So he went from me this fecond time. ... 

God lighten his heart with knowledge of the truth, if it be his Divine will and pleafure. 

Note. Permis went on lafl: Wednefday morning, and had received our Letters after 
noon^onTuefday lail : But on Monday before the wicked Prince of darkueffe did what he 
conid to hinder our proceeding. 

. On Thurfday, labius (brother to my Lord Laskje his wife) brought news to Cracovia, that 
njy Lord L^skje was coming to Cracovia ward. Emeric its came irom Keftaarkf 3 and re^ 
turned back again. Tabius rode (torn Cracovia tovi3.i-dK(f}narl{^. 

S&tmdiy, Jprilis 21. aMeridie. ] ■ ■ \ .. 

After our prayers made, appeared ftiortly Gabriel and Nalvage. E. K. propounded Rx- 
queftions orderly , which had bred great doubt in this fantafie, and reqivelled "their- an- 
fwers. ... L Ac 

Na ik. He 

ij 2 A true Relation of D^ Dee his JBionsmthJfmts,d^c. 



Note ths pro. 
pcrty of this 
McihoJ, and 

ing, Pcvftva- 
fion, Motion, 


Note two be 
true LanguJ- 

fpccch after 
the fall. 
Litkx II. 
Lirgua Ange- 

Lingud Ange- 
I'lti, Mil Ada- 
mica infuoin- 
noceniis S:a!n, 

A. He'/?ould have ourfpiritual friends topromife him the peiformance of the Prints. 

Gab If we were M'Hiers of our own doings, we might well fromife : But we are fervanti 

and do the will of our majier. But let me ask^thee one queiiion : 
po/f thou not think, that all things are pffible with God ? 

E. K. I do fo, and I know fo. 

Gab Ihen is there no caufe why thou P^ould dilhuli. Let him that is a fervanty and is 

commanded to go, go : and let not the earth rife up, andftrive againji the plowman. H'hat fin is 
7t when the creature rifeth up, and faith in his heart. Let the Lord make a Covenant with me, 
confjdering he is a bond man ? 

[ E. K. They leem, both the voices at once, to come to my eare. ] 

None but be that becometh difobedient, and refufeth his Majier. 

A (^ A would do fo. 

Gab, Nal, ...,.■. "Thefe things, that is to fay, this Vo&rine, delivered by uf, is of God, andof his 
mercies granted unto you, which cannot be in vain : and therefore to be performed 5 for the 
fecrct determinations of Cod are unknown unto us. 

He never heard of any man that would ask,, if God would perform his promifes, 

E. K. By Attgnji next ? 

What if it were a hundred Augiifts ? you may he a weary before Auguft next, as the Childrea 
of Jfrael were of their Manna* 

E. K. Why joyn you numbers with thefe letters, and added none 
with thofc of the former Table. 

Brother, what is the caufe that all the World is made by numbers? "the Numbers we fpeak, 
of, are of reafonand form, a fid not of merchants. 

A, I befeech you as concerning the powder whereof he thinketh that he hath made due 
afTay of ir, as if it fiiould have been the Philofophers Stone, and fo affirmed to be, by tht 
niiiiifter of this aftion ? I befeech you fo to anfwer, the thing, as his reafon may bfr 

A. They gave no anfwer hereunto, but proceeded in the former matter of Numbers. 

Gab Every Letter fignifieth the member of the ftihjlance whereof it fpeaketh. Every' 

word f.gnifieth the quiddity of the fubjlance. The Letters are feparated, and in confufion : a>iil1 
f/!)frf/orf J are by numbers gathered together ; which alfo gathered fignifie a number; for of- 
every greater containeth his hffer,fo are the fecret and unkii'jwn forms of things kjiit up in their 
parents : W^here being known in number, they are ealily diftinguifhed,/o that herein we teach 
places to be numhred : letters to be elected from the numhred, and proper words front the letters^ 
fignifyingfubjtantially the thing that is fpokfn of in the center of his Creator, whereby even as the- 
riinde of man moved at an ordered fpeech, and is eafily perfwaded in things that are tru« , /»* 
are the creatures of Cod ftirred up in themfelves, when they hear the words wherewithal they 
were nurfed and brought forth; For nothing moveth, that is not perfwaded : neither can any 
thing be perfwaded that is mtkjtown. ?lEif Creatures of God underhand ycu not, jon are not 
ef their Cities : you are become enemies, becanfe you are feparated from him that Governeth the 
City by ignorance. 

E. K. Whether is this Language known in any part of the World 
or no ? if it be,where and to whom ? 

Gab Man in his Creation, being made an Innocent, was alfo author ifed andmade p ir- 

taker of the Power and Spirit of God : whereby he not one/y did kjiow all things under bts Crea-,^ 

tion and f poke of them properly, namingthem as they were : hut alfo was partaker of our prefeucc, 

andfociety,yea afpeakprofthe myjleries of God; yea, with God hinifelf : fo that in innoctncj the 

power of his part ak.ers with God, and m hit good Angles, was exalted^ and fo became holy in the 

fight of God until that Coionzon (for fo it the true name of that mighty Devil") envying hit 

f elicit), and perceiving that the fubjiance of hit Ifffer part was frail and imperfea in refpea of his 

pure Effe, began to affail him, and fo prevailed : that offending fo became accurfed inthe fight of 

God ; and fo loji the Garden of felicity, the judgement of h js iinderftanding ; but not utterly 

the favour of God , and was driven forth (^ as your Scriptures record) unto the Earth which was 

covered with brambles : where being as dumb, and not a'hlet')fpeak_,he b.-gan to learn of necejjitj 

the Language which thou,E. K. callejt [ 1 Hebrew : ] and yet not that [z Hebrew'] amongftyout; 

i-n the which he uttered and delivered to hit poJierity,the neareft knowledge he had of God his 

Creatures: and from his own felf divided his fpeech into three parts;; twelve, tiiree, and 

fevcn ; the number whereof remaineth f but the true forms and pronuntiations w-i^t ; antf 

'therefore is not of that force that it was in his own dignity, much Uffe to be compared with this that 

.we dch\'er,whicb Adam verily fpake in innocency,and was never uttered noi difclofed to man 

ImcctiW now, wherein the power of God mvii v;ork.y and wiidtm in her truekjnd be delivered: 

■which are rot to be fpoken of in any other thing, neither to be ta\ed of with mans imagiyiations ; 

for as thu fyork. and Gift is^ofGod^ which ii all prver, fo doth he of en it in a tongue of power, to 


— ■ ' . — ■ — ■ ■ — ..., . . .-1. , . ■ ., m. 

(9yftrue Relation ofD^. Dee his ABicns fpkh fpiritSy &c. 9 3 

thf intent that the proportions 'tUtty agree in themfehes : for it is written^ IVifd-jni fitteth upon an 
Hill') and b(holdeth the foi<r Winds, andci^irdethher felf t',gether as th.' brightnejfe of the morningy 
which is vifitcd with a ^ew, and dwelleth alone as tbondjo jhe were a Widow, 

I'htis you fee there, the NeceJJitji of this Tongue : The Excellency of it. And the C'i^ife why it 
it preferred be'^ore that wbic'? you call Hchrtvf : F^r it is written. Every leffe^ confenteth to his 
greater. I trift ihis isfnftcton. 

E. K. As concerning the power, What is it? 

Gab JVhat it is, that it is, for the \nowledge of it may lead you to error. 

A. This anfvver offended great!/ E. K. and theieiipou he left ofFjUiid would receive no 
niore at tlicir hands. God make him patient, and a favourer of this A&ion as foon as it is 
needful that he ihould be. 

A. Laudetur, magnificetur & extollatur nomen Jefu Chrijii in omne 
xvum. Amen. 

Note on Tuefday after Noon^ circa horam quartam,zs we two fat together, E. K. faid that 24, Aprilis 
he thought upon the matter, Et quod jam vellet duas boras ntihi cmcedere fi-rtgulis diebiis ad red- ■■. his after* 
pienda ilia, qu£ illi tradere vellent. Ego autem ilU & maxima T>eo gratias egi,quia banc effe mu- "o^n. 
tationem dextra excelfi fadam vercjudicavi ; nam ante p-andium rigidiffimits erat incontrarin 

'Wtnidzy,Cracovi£, Apr His i<,. Mane, bora 7. 

The Vail appeared as at rirft ainioft. After half an hoixr Gabriel znANalv age z^T^carcd^ 
after mj manifold prayers and difcourfes. 

^. Two keyes we have received by the mercy of the Higheft and your minifters, the reft 
we attend, according to the merciful will of the Higheft. 

Gab Move not fromyour places, for t-he place is holy. 

A. Shew a token O Lord when thy will is, whereby to perfwade thy merciful dealings 
with us, and the prefeiice of thy faithful Minifters. 

A. The frame of the Stone gave a crickling,no hand touching it, or othcrvvife any mor- xj^ 
tal or worldly thing moving it. , I heard it very certainly, and to £. K. it fecmed the found. °' 

of a bunch of keyes, as if they had quickly been fhakenandftrongly. 

E. K. Gabriel fitteth, and Nali/age ftandeth. 

Gab. My Brethren hearl{en to myvoice,for I am the truefervar.t of the God of Abraham, 

\^Z2iC, and ]3iC6\3.i the dignity whereof is fufflrient both for the verity of the Vo&rine, and the 
confirmation, and perfwafion of your mindes : for as God is the Father of the Faithful, fo hejlteweth 
himfelfunto the faithful : whereby yon may prwe the great comfort and confjlattni : that you may 
jujily gather of the mercies of God, as touching your Eleiiion. 

For at what time hath God appeared unto the unrighteous ? or where do you read that ever he 
■vifited the rej^robate ? for the reprobate hath no vifitation, but in the rod of Jufiice : 

But you may rife up amongyonr felves, faying lo, we are f reward, ws want faith. ^nobjeaion, 

. True it is,the aas of faith, but not the i-oits of faith. But I fay unto you, that the power 0/ /Infvrcr. 
God in his Election, is the Bafis of mans purity and acceptation. 

But here there is a (faveat. 

That man imagining his Predellination and perfect Ele&ion , juftifieth not himfelf ; for 
vherefoever this is found,or this Doctrine preached amongji you, either fimply in man, or publickjy in 
Congregation, it is the fure fign and token of their perpetual ignorance and confufion : For the 
Will and Tower of God beloiigeth not to our meafure ( for it was the cattfe of rebellion atnongjt us ) 
much lejfe amongmcn, which are fighting yet for the Glory of their reward. Behold it is a fin in 
him that judgeth of his brothers Confcience ', Much more is it a threefold error, to form the inia- 
j ginations of fin, by whpfe imaginations they are. 

Be not proud therefore of the gifts of God, but become humble; Neither JHjtifie ymrfelfinre- 
fpeU that this is the word of God delivered unto yoti for your own f elves : But the more you receive, 
, kethe more thankful j and the more you be in the jirength of God, the more nfe yon the pureneffe of 

Of wkomit is faid. Behold nty Spirit hath entred, yea iftto my fervants, and tbey are become 
humble and meek. i>i the fight of men : But if we be the fervants of the God of Abraham, then are q^^ , g|, 
wethefpiritsoftrutbandunderiianding, for our faith is dignified in the fig'jt of the heavens, ° "^^ '* 
and we are become mighty in the power of the Almighty. Therefore ought we to be 

' itow if you will confeffe your felves to be the children of Ahr4^^m,tben muft you alfo accept of our 
Vocirine : For the meat whereby Abraham Vved, is the fame food ws miniiier unto you : of whom 
't is [aid. He believed God, and it w^s eounted unto him for r'ig'iteoufneffs. Even fo do you,: 


A CtveitMt.^ 

c)/^ ji tmeB^elation of D^ Dee his JBions wh fpirits^ <5cc* 

that yonalfo Mi^y he rigliteous ^ wherein do you differ front Abraham? JFere you not barren i" ,, 

Who bath viadeyou frf*itfull ? 

VidGod vtak^c a Covenant with Ahviham 'f. Even fo he doth with y''U. Did the Lord inhisMi- 

nifters n'^pear :mto him ? fe doth he, and will do unto you. Were the fins of Sodom (t^e fifth that 

ferilhed") imported into Abrahams bofome, as the fecret determination of the Lord ? Are they 
alfo not manife'i vntt yon {even by the fame God')as touching the time and corruption of this worlds 
Kofi- hi' not tip in the morning, and beheld the confpfion , and headlong Ruines of the wickfd ? And 

jkall you not alfo fee the ruine of him thM is thefon of wickfdneffe. lest unleffe you hinder your 
felves. F'or the promife of your God is vvichout excepcion. Be mindful therefore of your 

fehes •■, and c.nfideryour calling: "Thatpu may beftilllleffed inhim that is the God of Abraham, 
jW-'o is your Father. 

Inthefe k/yes'which we deliver, are the my fier its and fecret beings and effects of all things mo- 
ving , and moie-l within the world. 

In this is the life of MOTION, in whom all tongues of the world are moved, for there is 
neither fpeech uoi filence that was or fhall be to the end of the world, but they are all as plain 

here, as in their own nak^ednejfe. Defpifeit not, therefore For unto them that are hungry , it is 

hr'ad,u:-ito tkf 'hir ly drink^, and unto the nak^ed clothing: A Serpent it is of many heads invin- 
cible. B'Heve therefore, that with him you way be wife : that jour humility may be fuch j as may 
be nu'ibre I in the world. 1 have faid. Nal. Move not, for the place is holy, 

E. K. What mean you by that fcntence or phrafe. 

Nal. It is of two parts, the firjl in refpeU of the fpirit and prefence of him that is holy : prefent 
and teaching. Secondly tn refpeci of your confent, which is obedience, for obedience confirmeth the 
villof God inman , and the will of God confirmeth mans falvation; whrrefore it is faid, move 
not : and why ? hecanfetheflaceisholy. Move neither in mind, neither in body, for obedience 
is the conclufioh, and confirmation »fyour feparationsfrom the Devil^, Sacrifice is acceftedf but obi* 
dience is better, lou are furely anfwered. 

E. K. I like your anfwcr well. 

Nal. Our wifdom,Jhall prove Rhetoric}{. «' 

The Kcyes. 

L'rgut. iy fci- 

80 Naaq 

inyour creation 

It it qiit» 


of the fecret wifdom 


78 I L P A L P 


It U flapli. 

77 OGUP 

as unto the part ak/rs 

It is iiigo. 


■ ^pply your felves unto us 

It wimuamai 

75 DO 



E. K. This letter turneth fo about, that I 

cannot well difc( 




E. K. This letter alfo 

turneth round. 



Zod a. cax, 


we fay 



in whome 


70 MOlAA 

Amongfl its 

A ^i <"»- 

69 Z L A C I M 


Mi CO. ob^ 

6% R A N 

it become 


E. K. This Letter moveth. 

E. K. Now he maketh a reverend Curfy. 

i-j NIAOODDO aninitmi 

E. JC. This letter alfo moveth^ 

oi do 0€ in, 
Od it atti 

icmaff befoon* 

deA with one 

' — T- ■' 

(iJtrue'B^latmofD''^Dtthis JBions mthfpmts,&ic. p^ 

E. K. Gabriel fiiaketh his ipeaie. Nahagc. 

€6 MOCACAC Flourijh Co. ca com, 

65 ZOSUHEI his mercies Jehnfoz, 

64 A M C I M BekoU Micma. 

E. K. NowheufctJi his reverent Curfies again. 

63 N A R I M A lour [elves Amir an. 

Nal. Did. I itot bid. thuu Jheuldefl not move f 

E. K. He hath thrown down his rod upon the Table. 

[a. I had moved to the dore, bccaufe I heard fonie going up-and down the cbanabcr with- 
out: wehadfoigcttento fliut the ftaire-foot dorc] 

A. O Lord, I did it not upon any wilful! difobedience. But pardon this Fault, and by the 
grace (O God) I will avoid the like fault henceforward, 

N»\. It vas a great fault. A. I befeech the Almighty to pardouit. 

E. K, Now he is kneeled down, and all his Face is under the Table, 
Now he is up again, and taketh his rod in his hand,and maketh a CrofTe 
ivith it three times : Eaft, Weft, North, and South. 

Nal. Sound your vDord, A. Amiran. 

E.K. He pronounceth the i fo remiiTely,asitis fcarce heard, and in 
the pronouncing of the whole word he feemeth not to move his lips. 

62 S U H O G I fay Gohus, 

E.K. He made long leafurely reverence. 

61 ROLOHOG liftuf. Goholor, 

£. if. He ufeth reverence again. 

Nal. jrte Mtxt is a name mightier then the power of the fame'. 

60 DAM of the fame your God Mad, 

E. K. He ufeth long reverent Curfy again. 
E. K. Now he holdeth up his Rod. 

59 ' PAIOOD In the name J)o oi ap. 

E. K. He holdeth up his rod again. 

38 N A O O V D O and truth Od vooen. 

57 TLAB ofjuliice Balt» 

56 HALANU rheSkjrts Vnalah, 

55 NAON thus you are beame Noan, 

54 D L I P on the earth Fild. 

5} GSOAC continually Caof^, 

Now he ufeth courtefy. 

52 I G R I P L A M the fiers of life and increafe Malfirgi^ 

51 RIPNAP pspringdo-iOK Fanpir 

50 L E E A N A N my poiver N^na e eL 

46 N U A y }'ou might yoor\ Vam, ■. 

^6 A true 'Relation of D^ Dee his JBions mthjpints, dec. 

E. K. He ufeth reverence. Now he holdeth up his Rod and /haket 
it about his head. 

48 B A A T E N G your governments 

47 ED 9/ ' ' 

46 G A O N 1 1 M rhe corners 

E. K, He ufeth courtefie. 

E. K. Gabriel {haktth. his fpeare. 

Nal It may be called Mi moag or DiupK 

E. jfC. Now he extendeth. oiuf 

De,is my nam^ 
Mi inoag 

45 DO 




^ow fk highefi vejfeli 


Gab (Jl^ove not. 

•43 N E F A F 

to the intent that 


42 B S A C C 

of time 


41 L I M H 

the true ages 


40 ALC 



39 SR-OV 



E. K. He ufeth moft 

reverent Curlie. 




37 ASNOL. 




unto every one of you 






of government 


E. if. Many founds are heard in tht ftone. 

He kneelerhdowa. 


in feats siz. 





31 DO 





&rg7&'mharg^ ^ 

29 LOE 

I made you 



28 ILI 

in the fir li 



Jhall rife 


2(? DO 



24 TSD 

fleep • 

es iurgijt 

Atrue^ekt'to n ofT)\ T)l^MrMk^ Scc. 

23 NEIZO m,:epmt 

^^ ^ except 

E. K. Now he ufetli reverence. 

to are not 


20 SIHC 


18 NIIVQ_ 

17 H CO LET 


the Creatures of the earth 

of death J 

nth [fir its, 6c c. 



E M it ii a word 


I Chifge 



Org as in george 
^i in 

as och 

in hnchpt--"^ ;y 

lelocb "'*' 

E, K. Now he maketh f . 

16 HELPSOMQ^ or the horns 

^ lMos Pkh 


^ Jhar]^ fickJeSf 

<K two word} 
I'api in 

To» may call it \ 

«4 SIHC 

Tapui alfo 


m Kh ■ 

13 LDNV 

the rejl 


E.K. Now he maketh a 

Croffe again, 
down and kifleth. 

Now flf> ■f)-n/-t.n^4.'L 

it may le 

i^wvv xxc icoopetn < 

Vd Lor VndL 



Gi gi pah 


the featt 

Othil . 

10 SIHC 


as Kijfe 





1 2 Kingdoms: 

Os Lou dob 



\0s fignifiethtwelve'] 




■ • 



^ NfElZA 

CH fvhofe hands 

Aziett % 

HeftoopethandkiiTeth th 

e ground. 


<t Circle^ 

Com Selh 

4 RI2 

I am; 



your Cod 

. Pi ad 




c; 8 A true Relation of D^ Dee Bs ABions withfpirits, &c; 

^. Note. 

He killeth the ground. He fctteth his hands on the ground. 

2 O H O G faith Gtho 

I A M C I M i>tboU Mic ma. 



lal..^. ;, 7his U nil. 
Now, '.II the Name of Jerus, as it pleafed you before , fo would we gladly have the 

fencehereot in Ew^/'i^- , a i -n , i , n 

Nal Let him that htth wi[ed«r» mdtrjtand : Fer here tegi^iHe the mjfieries of your 






























Behold y 
your God, 
I ant 
a Circle, 
on ffhofe hands 
1 2 Kingdoms ; 


the feats 

of living breathy 

the r'eji 


as Jharp Sickjes, 

or the h,rns 

of death j 


The Creatures of the eartk 


to arenoty 


mine ownhand^ 



and , • 


In the firfi 

I made jou 




in feat's 1 2 for] in 1 2 feat? 

of government : 


unto every one of you 

fo'srer, • 




the true ages 

42 oftime'i 

43 to the intent that, 

44 from the higkeji veffels 

45 and 

46 the Corners 

47 ofyottr governments, 

Gi\,.... mighty u the GodofHofisy amongfi 
hit feofle. 

48 you might vtrk^ 
^p my power. 

















pouring devn 
The fires of lifc,and encreafe 
on the earth, 

you are become 
The skirts 
of Jujiiee 
and truth. 
In the name 
of the fame J your Qedy 
lift upy 

Behold , 
his mercit) 


and name 

u become 


amongji us', 

in whom 





apply your f elves imto ut, 

as unto 

the partakers 

of his fecret wifdom 



in jour Creation 

Now all all his fingers difappear. 
Now Gabriel ftandeth up. 

Gab He ark-, ye fens of men; is the firfi of 

nature, and the beginning of your being in body i 
Whereby the things of the vorld have life & live. 
Let him that hath fvifdom underfiand. Crow togc 
ther,for this hath its fuiit in due time. Albert 
Lashje hath not done the Commandment of God ; he 
. yfeo«/i i(7Z'e been here by this time 

A, Gloria, Lam, Honor, & Imperium fit Dec Noftro in inlinita fccuiorum fccula. 


There arc three calls in the fccond part 
oiCracczia, and one in the firft. 

Thefc four calls are the fccond, the ^^. 

4'''. 5'''- for the firlt Tabic can have 
call, it is of the Godhead. 


ajtrue %elation of D'"^ Dee his JBions'mthJpirits, 6c c. p p 

&. Remember thzt on f^edfclay nighCy AbrU the i"). my Lord A!l>ert L<mJ^»> came at nigh c 
toCracovia,3nd lay in a little wood Jen building, among guards,by St.Steniflaus Church : and 
on the Friday morning following intended to enter his journey toward Kef)nark.y and the 
recovering of Kefmark' Jefiis profper his juft Caufc. 

Wcnfday morning, 

Aprilif 1584. Cracoviae. 


A new Jcfion - 

— Back^ardy at before. 

' - 



of him that -liveth for -ever. 




I am 













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jhew jo-ur felves 

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D QS> N C 

unto hiafervants. 

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,'.'.., The place it become more 

holy, and he it become more meek,. 









[NaL ...;, Make a flop there. 2 
41 LEHOG faith the firfty Gohel. 

E. JJL. Now the Crofle is come in again thinner tha« it was 







of the all-powerful. 

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N I N A M 

in t^e minde 








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you are become 

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then the manj fold 

windesi, Ozongoni 

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trueRelation ofD', Dee ^j*x y^Swwj mtbfpiriUy &:c. 



jour voices 





Chfs [ the I long. 




Mi calp. 


DO . 

and , 




than the harreH fitne 

. Orri. 



your feet • 





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of righteoufneffe 




for the Chamber 




in their beauty 




the flowres 

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within the depth of my Jaws Piadph, 



have framed 




the burning flamed. 

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your veices of wonder 





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J true "[(elation of D^ Dee his ABions mth fp irits^, i^ 

The firji word, ~ j the firji kthe Ujl. 

I Can 

E. K. Now he holdeth up many hands and fingers as before, and 
on the very end of the fingers diftinaiy thefe parcels appeared in 

2. The fecond word — . — Theving. 

Vpaahy is the wings^ and Adgt^ is Can. 

3 ■"" ■ efthe windesy 

4 *"■ ^~ ttnderflandyoitr voices of ivindest 
5 — Ojiou 

6 — " • the fectnd 

7 ofthefirft, 

8 " ~ "' rvhom 

9 ' '- ■ ~^ The burningfiawes 

JO " "> — — have framed 

1 1 ' ■ — •— ypithin the deph ofttij Jaws^ 

1 2 '. ■ ' whom 

1 3 ^- ' ■ '— — — — — I have f related 

i4 ■ --'- as 

j^ • — ' ' ■ ■ Cup 

J 6 •— •■ .— — for a wedding) 

^j ■' ' Or oi 

jg ' ■ '- — — ■ • theflowres 

J g " ■* '« ' in their beauty 

20 ' """ ■■ for the Chamber 

21 " T - ofrighteoufneffe j ' 

22 "" '- ' ' ftronger 

25 -' ■ — are 

24 " >»«'■ f'^^ 

> 25 — ' " ■'-■ then the barren flone^ 

26 ' ■ • and 

27 ■ — ' ' - ■ ■ ■ '■ ■" — — mightier 

28 " "'■ ' ~— — ire 

2f '■ ■• T—'jiour voices 

20 — *■ ' then the manifold vindes; 



22 ' '- • you are become 

33 •- ' ■ a buildings 



55 ' ^ ■ ' ■ ■ — ai it not) 

55 -*- i But '" 

27 " in the minde 

58 .—I — .— — of the all-powerful, 

3P ^ — • Arife, 

40 -* faith the fir fi ; 

^l , -*. --~— , ._ Move 

42 • ■■ _ , 1 - therefore 

E. K. All the Stone is become very dark. 

The wicked faid Thou fljalt go no further ..,.,. 

A.I prayed Keffenfn Pfalm 9 . and the Lords Prayer, and the Stone became clear, and th4 ■ 
fingers appeared again, through the mercy of the Higheft 

43 •■ — — unto hii fervants; 

44 ■— •■ ■ Jhevyour [elves 

45 ■■ in power 3 

4^ • — — and This his anj 

47' '— ■ ma\eme Wwcorreftedj 

■ 48- — — ajirong. [^SeethtHgt^ were of the 

..f wicked h. 

50 lam g,jti„„5^ S. 

5 1 ■» ■ '. • of him 

5a t ^ >t _ t mxi___^ _^ _, ' that liveth far everi 

E K". Now 

7^1 J true^elationofD'. Dee his jBions mthfpirits, dec. 

"^ ^. 

E.K. Now appear no more fingers. 

Nal. Compare them now together. 

E. K. Now he is fet down in his chaire. 

't,. IhaveeotnparedtheEnglifliJoyntsfcothcmyfticalvTords.andl findi2. of each : fo 

that they agree. /.„ ■ j j i /i 

' Nal ^^'Ui :jou have ihh dayes labour. Now Ihe ffhitefilK « extended over the Hone. 
A. Soli Deo noftro, Deo oninipotenti,&Majeftatis tremedx, & fuper omnia amandae, fit 
omnis laus,gi atiarum afticSc Jubilatio. Amen. 

Friday, Cracovi^t Apiilis : Mane^ hora fere 9. 

Oratione Dominica & aliis 
Trecihus ad Veion finitity pro luce & veritate, in banc formant, Omnipotem, fempiterney veri 
& rive Vem Jiolhrf witte Hobh fpiritum fandum & veritatem tuam , ut fapienter^ fideliter &, 
conllatiter tibiferviamuSi omnibus dichus vit£ nol}r£. Amen. 
The white Curtain , or veyle , appeared very long. 

h. It fell fo out by the wonderful providence of Godjthat E. K. and I quietly confidered 
thtfe aftidns,gen erally, & the contrary fpirituall informations given to him,apart by himfelfj 
(& fonietimes5whilewe were receiving oiir inftruftionSjbyourSchoolmaftcrs^of which contrary 
power, feme would rayle on God, and blafpheme his Majefty horribly, as may appear by the 
record of feme late Aftiohs; But this was our conclufion, that we both dcfired the verity, and 
that fo, as beft might pleafe God,in the mantier of coming by it. 
Note arbltrc- ^- i3e Judge,OLord,betwecnus,f ending US the verity of the judgment,for the glory of thy 
ment'ofGod name, for as much as they which impugne thefe proceedings, do fto E.K.) as it feems 
jtqaired. jKrfeftcr , and more wile and fruitful then our Schoolmaftcrs , which I took to'be the true^ 
and blefTed Angels, &c. \. ^ ' ^ 

E. K. Now is the note pluck't afidc. a. About an eleven of the 

A. BlefTed be the higheft, who is Almighty. Clock. 

viesmirr's Gab. Danida , a mightjfrophet (_tiot the leafiupoH the earth') opened his mouthyMnd faid 3 /^ffm 
Sib! holdytherejhall a JFhale come front the Eajt, the founcnth day o( thiitAonihy SAB. 

E. K. They Teem to fpcak both together. 

Gab.. Nal. And he entred into the field^ and he met with a Merchant, and he faid unto him^ 
Ihou art not for me : for thy intent dwelleth in the world. He went further ^ and Jo, there was a 
field of all hjnd of feopUfdiverflj recreating themfelvfs in their ownpleafures:and he yet faid^Lo, 
thefe are rot for we: and he went on; and, lo^bejaw^ AND It IV A S A NA K EV MAN. 

Gab. Nal. Mtrky I to E.K.'] 

F.. K. So I do. 

Gab. Na\.' In his hands were divers things;mo£'ey leaves, flowers^ and herbs ^ and he wondred^ 
fayingiWhy art thou nailed? and he faid, Lo,I am old , and am without Garments, and thefe are 
jhe things wherewithall 1 will be clothed. And the Vro^het talked with him , and told him of 
fhe Whale. 

E' K. They fpcak both together , that I cannot difcern their - 

Andhe cowmandedhimto)ijieeI,andhe lifted up hit hands to heaven and frayed within him-- 
Jelfi and he faid aljo unto htm, I am a Trcphet, rife jip,Iwillbleffe thee in the name »f my prophefte: * 
andy lo,he took, him by the hand, and went forward : and the way was rough, jiony, and. verj found: 
and, as they went,they found men, huge and big, monlhous : and the Prophet faid , Thefe fleafe me^- 
i( Child fiot: nnd,as they talked on'theway,they overtook_alittle child,And thefhrofhet ash^t himhis namCf 

aud he anfwered , He vtas a man .• and he faid , Thou pleafe ji me, for thou 7nayeji be a man. 
A HUl. Ihere was a Hill, and they ajcended,and, after a while^he child became weary , and fate downyi 

faying with himfelf , This bill is troublefotne, I ant not able to keep company with them •, and the 
Prophet, milling him, went back, and found him fitting. And he began to weep, faying. Whither 
will you lead me s' But the Frophet comforted him ,' and faid: Now thou feefl , thon art not a. man. a 
And thus he did, afcending fundry times; and, lo,it was the top tf the hill, and the Sun was hot and 
clear in the mtdji of the day. The Prophet faid unto the child, look, to the Centre of the Sun, and fo 
he didyjledfaftly. 4| 

Pfn 'nk 81^1- '^'''^ ^^' Prophet [aid unto him,Now I have experience of thee, and Ikjtow thou wilf be a man; • " 
' * And he faid untt him, that was naked. Here are Pen, Ink., "^d Paper. — ; .-•- = — i-;. 

. And lo thou haji one that can fee far off , and be Jliewed him the Seas : faying, hok.unto the 
Orient, Eaji : and he told him of the H^hiile, and »f his coming, and of many myfieries. 

B^tthei^man anfwered him,fayingylMmnitked, the ayre it fliarf , and J have no food : How 


^jitrue Relation ofD^. Dee his JHicns mth fpirits, (Sec 103 

Thus, whiljl th^werf talkjug, they tbztvfiiited upon him were at his feet armed, faying, 
come with us, f^l^we are ftrong enough to deliver thee. 

can I therefore ST A X fc tuaKj daj/es ? and be faid unte him ^ Sic down, and norejUnciil this 

Child become a man. Note untill. 

Feed by comfort. For the Whale fhall be tliine , in wliofebclly is a Cheft fwal lowed of ^ 
great Vfelue,. and they were contcnaedi. Behold,che people of the coimrrey were rich, and ^,'JJ^[ vj*/-^ • 
had conquered many Nations, fo that he was a Monarch in the world; this Monarch was /mWk/. 
skilruH in all Sciences, and knew all things to come, and he called hisCounfcll together, and 
faid unto them. • 

Lo^tbus it ir, thr caufe why I have r^iitde thoft mi^htj hajiks , a}id have drawn wy people frojn 
the lon-er places and the Seji, is for that, I fear a JFh tie : robichy if he land in wy Kingdomes, Will 
"if jwy deiirnBiont andrhej told himnhat the Prophet had [aid, and he began forage, and was puf' 
fed t:p with anger, andhe opened his hokj THE SECOND TIME; and his eyes Were 
opened , and he vnderftood that the Prophet had afceaded unto the top of the mountain , and 
had taken with him a naked man, and a child ; and he faid talis Miniihrs, Afcendy and bring 
me the child, ftr I w'll examine b/m,and kjtow the Prophets meaning, ar.d he apparelled him richly, 
and ga ve him much, but he prevailed not. And he faid within hintfelf, Afcend again theyfljall^ and 
bring down that man. 

And thefervants afccnded,attd they found a Marble (ione, and they vere angry among them- ^ ^ ,, 
felvesifaying,Is this a man ? And lo they came unto the King, and faid, Th(fu fendefl us forth, but flong^ 
we found a mighty fione not able to be moved. Where is it therefore that thou wilt have us feel^ 
that man^But he faid within himfelf,! will overcome the child, and he took^ him by the hand , and 
led him into hit Orchard, where he opened unto him the fecrets of his hookj, fo that he became skjl- 
ful. But,lo,the Prophet arofe, and,as he walked towards the Hill, to comfort thim whom be ac- 
counted his friends, he efpiedthe child ap|»aralled ftrangely , and in company with ftrangers : Strangers, 
and he opened his month, and began to prophefie,faying. 

The King hath rifen up againli himfelf, for /je hath GEO SEN THE CHOSEN , and hath 
opened the'fecrets of his own Kingdom to his deftruUiim, and he jiretshed ftrth his hand , and faid 
mto the child. Come with me : and he was unwilling, for bis pleafures were great. And he lifted 
I4p his toyce and faid : andhe SJFAKE , And,lo,he carpe with him even mto the mountain: and 
the Prophet faid unto him , JVhen thou wajl a child , I led the.e , but now thou art become a mail, 
ftretch forth thy leggs,nnd labour, and he was i^nw tiling, 
hgj we 

Eat the Prophet faid unto them , GOE backhand tell your King, that 1 found him on the way^ 
and a ftr anger, and I had pity on bim, and I took^bim for my ovfn. Therefore firive not, for jujiice 
wuji prevail. And they began to {tagger as drunkards, for they knew it was true. And the Prophet 
faid. Now come with me-> I willy et lead thee: and thej afcended. The Prophet held up hit hands, and 
SAID, I SEE, andbehold, he that was naked arofe: and faid , I SEE ALSO. 

And the Seas arofe, and a great tempefi, and broke down the banks : and entred on the earth, jyf^ris inunJa- 
doing much harm to the people of that Kingdom : And, lot there arefe a wind the S E € N D : ^^ cum tempt- 
and there were four bealh,fuch as are in the world, and were never kj^own. And they camefitte. 
fwimming, andfo landed on the Hill. And the Prophet faidyArife, draw out your fwords and kjll V^^ntut. 
theWy and fa they did. > 

Bebnld^the blood of them vanifl^jed into aire, and the flejh became earth: The entrals of themVtnwsz. 
wajled away with the waters : and their bones burned with a mighty fire. The fecond wind arofe, 
and there were five Crowns: in the niidfi of them fate the Father of life, with a golden head : whofe 
Feet bathed themfelves in due and fweet Manna : and the Prophet faid. Put forth your hands : and Patervin: 
they didfo : But lo they were afraid, for he that (hod in the midji of the Crowns,was full of beauty. 

And the Prophet faid. Fear not , come with vie ; and he opened unto them tie (ecrets of the Myfleria^Ci'^ 
Crown, for in every one of them was a golden fentence. And the fecrets of the Hill began to ''<"""•«'"• 
fiiake,and ther£ was a great Earthfjuake. 

The third wind arofe : and the twelve Cedar trees that were never corrupted, came and planted Veutus j." 
themfelves in twelve places of the Hill, and they brought forth ftr ange fruits, not as Cedar trees do. 

The Prophet faid,Gathtr , for J kjiow you hunger, that yiu may berefrefhed. JVhile they thus Ventus ^'. 
tallied, thefourthwind arofe, aHdybehold,all the mountain was afiaming fire, and there were f^ve ^.Tentmotm' 
Earthquakes, fuch as were not fince the beginning of the world. 

The Prophet took^them up, for they were become as dead. And fuddenty The Firmament and 
the waters were joyned together, and the Whale CAME, like mto a legion offtormes : or as came. 
the hottomlefs Cave of the North when it is opened : and jhe was full of eyes of every fide. 

.The Prophet faid,Stand ftill, but they trembled. The waters fank^, and fell fuddenly away , fo 
that the JFhile lay upon the Hillyroaringlike a Cavi of Lions , and the Prophet took, tlj^f" h the 
hands, and led them to the Wh-^les mouth,faying,Go in, hit they trembled vehemently ; He faid unto ^j^^ ^j^^ , 
them the fecond time. Go in : and they durll not. And he fware unto them, and ihey entred inland m,mh. * " 
he lifted up his vojce, and cried mightily. Come away , and, lo.they Jiood before him richer then an 
t,mperours Ihrone, for unto him that was naked, were ebthes given : unto him that was a child and 
a man, were 1 2 gates opened. And the Fropbit erred mightily, and faid , This Whale cannot diei 
and lifted up his voyce again and faid: Within this fVhale are many Chambers, and fecret dwelling 
places , which 1 Will divide betwixt yoii on ike right fide {mto the which was a child , and 



4ir«> B^fjaiion of I>. Dee his JBions whffirits, <5cc. 

y^ J ~ . now-K ■mafr)'tbere are twelve' ofenedfbut unto thee that hali provided jirange Garments for thy 

r iS ^ p/;', and not fitch as men vfe to wear, I vhH g^ve thee heai , hart , and left fide , whofe flace: 

A ^ ai-e 46. 7ou fhall enter , and be pjf^ffed this day together : And behold , the fan fh all return 

^'^ '• ^ again 2i tim.'Sy andin anejear, hut not all at one time, ICou (halt depart hence into a. ■ dialling 

... ^ ^ that fhall be all one : where there is no end, the place of comfort and infpeakjthle glorie, 

AMuaclt. , I ,- • 1 

I have laid. 

A. -A si you have delivered us a parakle, enigma^ 5r p rophefie, fo I befeech you, for the fee- 
ting fprtli of God his honour and gloryjto expound what isnieaiic by the, 

Gab. .. .. Nal, .... The Prophet is in his name. Whale,thc naked man, 

the GluldejdT'c. 
The nakud^^ian is Dee, 
2iifpii,/i/f../V Kelly, 
Ihr'Prince' is i he Devi If 
%be Hill is then orldy 
■.ilte 'waters are the bofome of God, 
The 4 beafts are the 4 Elements, 
7 he 12 Trees ate the 12 parts of the Heavens, 
Tfje Chambers are the degrees of wifdome, 

,^f he Thunders and windes "are the ends of God his IVill and Judgements i 
The reft are not to be fpokcn : 

This I tnkj' to notifie to us the judgement and nrbitrenient of God between lis , in refpe& of our 
P( titioii to his Divine Majejiy now made, whereby we maj be ajfur'ed what to judge of the Creatures 
which do deal with us in' this adion, find of the impugners, or difwaders of the credit of it. This I 
tal{e to be feat a^d delivered unto us, of the meer merry and providence Divine regarding his own 
glory, and the fine erity of My hope and confidence,v;hich I put wholly in him, and alwayes will, 
^^■■■^ 7 Hou are happy, (or youheliev-', E^K* what am I. A. as happy if you believe Hkj-wife, 


is,. Are you not to deliver us our leffbns orderly, as we have be^un to receive? 
v-.ia- c ,..,.,Vn'h>-!LiHdthat,by the Fropbet delivering Pen, Ink^, and Paper. .^ 

Nil S ^- As concemmg the book writing by the higheft, what fhalll expefttheigff? 

Cib- 7 >••••. Vn'hyih-iHd that, by the Prophet delivering Pen, Inh^ , and Paper. .^^ 

G.-,!) ) 'i!:ere isno fo'm Oj- faiTf}. 

Nj!. jT A. I believiE verily that it fhall be wi itten by the power of the higheft, 

Nsl. ..... The power of the higheji confirmeth me^ but not my power, the highefi. 

A. Be it as che will of God is, 

E. K. The white Curtain is drawn. 

A. Gloria PatriaSc Fiiio, 8c fplritui fanfto; ficut erat in principio,8c nunc^Sc femperj Sc in 
fecul'a feculorum. 

E.K, Amen. 

Saturday, 28. Aprilis, Mane horn. 8. Cracovise. 

Orattonc pr^mijj'a jiatim apparebant, 

E. K. They are here. 

Gab ^OTe not, for the place is holy. 

A. Holy, holy, holy, is he, who fanftiaeth all things that are fanftlfled. 

N.ilvage. E. K. He maketh Croffes with his Rod toward the four parts of the 
\vofId.;arid then kneeleth down awhile. 

Gab Happy is he that hath his skirts tied up, and is prepared for a Joirrney , for the way 

(hall he openynto him, and in his j oynts ((fall there dwell no wearineffe : his meat Jhall be m the teH" 
dird^WjJS the ffcectneffe of a. bullocks Cud. For unto them that have ,fl} all be given, and from 
them that have not, pall be taken away : For why, the bur cleaveth to the willow Item, but on the 
fandi tt is.tcfffd .«•.» feather without drvelling. Happy are they that cleave unto the Lord, for they 
Jh.llb-' brought unto the jhre-houfe : and be accounted, and accepted as the Ornaments of his beauty: 

O thou eternal foundation and ftrength of all things, mortal and immortaI,which 
delight in thy face and in the glorie of thy name, 

Coufider tJje fovndatio-t of our fragility , and enter into the weakjtejfeof our inward part! : for 
we art become empty ; whofe fait is not,, nor hath any favour : Fortifie, and mak^ m jfrong in thee, 
arid jntl.y ftrengtb; Have mercy upon us. Have mercy upon us , Have mercy vpm us; that in this 
world ourfirength maybe in patience, and after tl::s life, that we may afcend unto thee. 


A true Kelation ofD^. Dee his ABions mthfpirits, &c. la^ 

Nal Amen, 

A, We prayed the fame prayer. _ 

E. K. Now Nalt/age ftandech up irpon his Tabic of Letters. 

Nal It it a fide-long Letter. 

47 pALOMaON the fons of vteH 

*" E. K. Now he kilTeth the Table. 

Nor nio lip. 

46 FA A 



4^5 L I T S E R 

that you may praife him 

Reft el. 

Now he kifleth the Table,and maketh moft humble and low Curfies, 
having fii ft laid down his Rod. 


E. K. Now Gabriel fhaketh his Dart terribly. 
E. K. Why fhakc you your dart fo ? 

Cab Scbolers ought to give ear to their School-majiers. 

As pleafant deliverers 
And pew jour f elves 

Od Zawran 




41 L A A CL. 

of the Creatour 



in the name 

Do 6a ip 


and livetb 

Od Jpi la 

38 I SD 

rehirh it 


57 D At A N E R I Z 

I am the Lord your Cod 

Zire nai ad 

Now he ufeth his ace 

uftpmed Curfie. 





vifii the earth 

Fgaos g« 

34 OD 




you fans ofpliafure 

Nor qiiit fa hi 




51 ALC 



30 OLAT 



2? SIHC 




ind their powers 

Od lonftiin 

Now he kneeleth. 


tic mmher of time 

Capi oia 6n 


26 SIHC 

no %A true Relation of I>^ Dee his JBions 


i6 SHJC are 

• This . ' . 

25 I L A M I P A C fiicceSiveljy 

Ca pi ma li 

34 TSD ffhichtlfo 


Now he falleth fuddcnly on his knees. 


23 G E G V D "n^ ipax firong: 

as Wed§c 
Od Vgeg . 

2» SIHC «>•?, 

Now he kneeleth. 



21IZDOORC the fecond begimhigs of things Cro od fi 

20GMRASAG in whom thr g as ia 


19 LPRC hutone ; CRPL 

18 O P M R O C hath yet mwhred Conn po 

17 GA 2^i>/fr asaggiaiHg 


16 MABOS w*o»» Sobam 

15 MP AM 9639; Mapm 

14 t L A O / Atfz/e i'/rfCfi O a li 

13 I M R A S A C j/a^/fr »/!«)»» Ca faroui 

izVlDVIV in thefecond angle} Vi v di » 

Now he lifted up his hands. 

II F N O S D vhkb raign Dfonf 

£. K. Now he goeth off the Tablc5and knecleth Down. 


10 DP 



Now he lifteth. 


tiumhred ? 



the thmden «/ eKcreafe 

Ava va go \ 


Are not 

GChlsgc^'* t'l^ 



Go hoi 


have leek^ed about wf. 

Dor pha 


H. DO. 

(^true Relation of D^ Dee his Anions mth fpirits, &c^ ill 

4 DO 




E. K. The Tabic turncth continually to his Rod end , and the Let- 
ter fecmeth to ftandonhis Rods end diftin6:ly. That is it. This is 
this Call. 



in the foiith 

Ba bage 

wy fett 


I have fet 



5 - 

6 - 




II - 




19 ~ 

20 - 

21 - 

22 - 

— / have fet 

— wj feet - ' 

— /;; i/jf /iHri&, 

— ani 

— about niej 

— f''ji»gi 

— are net 

— the thunders ef inert afe 

— Hiimhredt 

— thirty three 

— which raign 

— in thefecond Angel; 
_ under whtnt 

_ I have placed 


_ whom 

_- None 

_ bath yet nunthred 

_ hut one 

_ in whom 

_ the fecond beginning of things 

— trey 

_ and wax firong 
_ Fi&ici alfo : 









46 _ 



'fucceftvely:i [or by fucceffion'] 

• are 

■ the number of time-, 

■■ their powers 

• are 

- as the firjl 

- Arife 

- you fans of pleafure^ 

• and 

- vifit the earth > 

. I am the Lord your Cod 

- which it 

~ and Hveth. 
, In the n-ime 
_ of the Creator 
. L^love 

- Andjhew youfelves [or appear"] 
. as pleafant deliverers , 

. that you may praife him 

_ amoHgji 

_ the fons of men. 

£. K. He hath now plucked the Curtain to. 

A. Note. • 

A. Thanks be to God J now, and ever. 'Amen, & 

A. Remember to rcqueft information of fuch a word, as (faith the Lord) is not here to be 
underftoodj fomc where. 

Note, the fecond Angel. 

Monday Cracovid, Aprilis 30. Afane hora 6 f. 

Oratione Dominica finica ,& precatiuncula pro profpero fucceflu /^. L. ( jam apud /Tf//^ 
tnark,y queritantisSc petentis jus fuum hereditariura, & aliis brevilfimis ejaculationibus, pro 
profpero fucceflii in hac aftionc tandem port femi horam apparuerunt, 

E. K. Now they are here : and Gabriel is all full of glory, he feem- 
eth to light all places. 

A. O the mercies of God encreafed, though his determination be all one 

E. K. Now he is as he was before : and in the time of this his glori- 
ous apparition, Nahage kneeled down, fomewhat regarding towards 

P s 

Cab. ...Civt 

n X J true Relation cfD\ Dee his jBioris mthfp'mts, ^c. 


Gab Give vnto him that hath his haslet of en : But from kirn that is not ready ydefart. 

E. K. There appear here, j other like Priefts, all in white, having; 
L long hair hanging down behind : their white garments traile after 
^ them : having many pleits in them. Me think that I have fccn x)ne of 
H them before, and upon that creature appearcth a B upon his cloathes, 
^ an Lin another place, an.R upon his other (houldcr, another A upon 
A his other fhoulder. There is an H upon his breaft -■> there is an 1 upon 
V his head, and a C upon his fide on his garment;, and an A under his 
H waft behind: The Letters feem to "go up and down enterchangeably 
D in places. There feemeth an V on him, alfo an N, a D. 
^ Nowcometh atallmanby, all in white, and a gicat white thing 

rowled about his neck, and coming down before like a lippet. They 
^11 in the Stone ( being 9 ) kneel down unto him. 

The tall man faid Tal{e this Key^ and pojper : afccnd and fill thy 

fejfelj for the River is not pure-, and made clean. 

E.K. Now he is gone ( that faid this ) in form of a great Millftone 
of fire. 
An Hill. E. K. Now they go up a Hill , with a great Tankard , as it 

were, of Bone tranfparent i Now he openeth one door, he,I meanjtJiat 
had the Letters on his back. 

1. There appeareth a Partridge,but it hath one leg like a Kite : This 
Partridge feemeth to fit on a green place under the gate, one leg is 
much longer than the othcr,being like a Kites leg. This Partridge feem- 
eth to halt. 

He biddeth one of his.Company take it up. There goeth a bridge 
to the top of that Hill, all upon arches, and under it goeth a Pviver. 

He taketh the Partridge and pulleth all his feathers, • and they fall 
into the River : Hecutteth ofFthe longer leg juft to the lengih of the 
other. They about him cry, O juft judgement. 

Now he turneth him off over the Bridge, and he flyeth away, for the 
feathers of his wings were not pulled. 

2. He goeth on, and (t)meth to another gate ^ and there the third 
man unlocketh it, as the fecond next him unlocked the iirft Gate i he 
hiinfelf having the Key firft delivered him, as above is noted. There 
appeareth a thing like a Kite, all w^hite, very great, it hath a fowl great 
head, he feemeth to be in a very plcafant Gaitlen, and fl) eth from plac^ 
to place of it, and beateth down the Rofe trees and other fruit trees. 
The Garden feemeth very delicate and pleafant. They go all into the 
Garden : and he faith, Thou art of the Wildernefle, thy feathers and 
carkafe are not worthy the fpoil of the Garden. . 

Now the Kite fcratcheth and gafpeth at this man •■, but he taketh the 
Kite and cutteth her carkafe in two equal parts, from the crown of hi§ 
head, and throweth one half over one fide of the Bridge, and the other 
half-over the other fide, and faid, Fowles mufi: be devoured of Fowles, 
^The reft fay, jjtjiitia di'vina^ clapping their Jiands over their 

3. Now 

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q. Now the next in order opcneth another Gate (going up upon 
the lame Bridge ilill. ) The reft of the building from the Gate in- 
ward, feemeth very round and bright : yet there appear no windows 
in it. It is a frame, made as though the 7 PJanets moved in it. The 
Moon feemeth to-be New Moon. 

There ftandeth Armour,and this man putteth on, all white Harnefi^. 
He feemeth to kick down the Moon, and her frame or Orb ; and feem- 
eth to make powder of all i For there is no mercy here^ faith he. 

4. Now another of them goeth forward to another Gate, and open- 
eth the Gate, and goeth in ; there appear an infinite multitude of mqn. 
There fitteth amancloathed like a Prieft, havinga great Crown on 
his head: here are many preaching in this place. He goeth to that 
Crowned P)ieft,and he takcth away divers patches of the Vefture which 
he had, and the patches feemed to be like Owls, and Apes, and fuch 

He faith A King is a King^anda Prieft is a Prieji. 

He taketh from the reft their Keyes and Purfes, and giveth them a 
Staff'and a Bottle in their hiinds. He goeth from them. He putteth 
all that he took from them in a houfe befide the Gate, and writethon 
the door, Cogtiofcat qujfque fuum. ?„J5°',^ 

Nowthey proceed to another Gate, and another of them opened that 
Gate. The Bridge continueth ftill, afcending upward. Now there 
appeareth ( that Gate being opened ) a marveJlous great Wildernefle. 
There cometh a great number of naked wilde men to him. He Jfha- 
keth that Gate with his hands, and it falleth in pieces, one falleth on 
one fide into the River, and the other falls on the other fide into the 
River, '-'''' 

Let both thefe places be made one. Let the fpoil of the firft,be th^omfcrt of 

the la'i : For from them that have Jhalt be takjri, and unto them that have notjhall 
be given. 

6. E. K. Now he goeth, and the laft of his Company openeth an- 
other Gate ; he is longer in opening of that Gate,than any of the reft. • 

There appeareth a buihy place, and there runneth a great River on 
the very top of the Hill,and a great Gate ftandeth beyond the Hill,and 
a Very rich Tower all of precious Scones, as it feemeth. 

Here he filleth his Tankard in the River, and holdeth his hands up, 
and maketh fhew as he would return. 

He faid This was my coming., andfboidd be my return. 

E. K. Now they appear fuddcniy before the firft Gate, and there 
the Principal man diggeth the earth, and putteth ftones and brambles, 
and leaves afide. There he taketh out a dead carkafe, and bringeth it 
to a fire, and ftroketh it : a very lean carkafe it is j it feemeth to be a 
dead Lion i for it hath a long tail with a bufli at the end. 

He faith . .... Come let us take him up^ and comfort him j for it is in 

Now the Lion feemeth to fit up and lick himfelf, and to drink of the 
v^rater, and to ihake himfelf, and to roar. The man taketh of the fegs 


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or flags by, and ftrokcth the Lion as he would make his hair finooth. 

Now the Lion is become fair, fat, and beautiful. 

He faith Tarry you here^ till I bring yon word again •■, for I nmfl. 

follow the Lion into the Wilderiicjfe. 

E. K. Now all they are gone, except the two our School-majiers-, 
Gabriel and 'Ndlv age. 

Gabu qhij it the Judgement oi God t\x\s day. Haffy it he that hath judgement t» 

gmderjiand it. , 

A, Thou O Lord kiioweft the meafure of our judgemjent : Give therefore light, undcr- 
ftauding, and the grace to ufe thy gifts duely* 

Gab. ..'....» Lijieu unto w) wordsj for they are a Commandment from above. Behold (^faithhe) 
Thave defcetided to view the Earthy yeltere I will dwell for feven dayes, and twice [even dayei : 
Ibrrtfore let them be dayes of reji to you. But every feventh day, I will vifit yDU, as Now I'dot 

E. K. He fpeaketh as if he fpake out of a Trunck. 

A, I undcritand that this reft ii, that every Monday, for three Mondajes clfe next after 
other, we /hall await for our leflbns, as now we receive, and that we may all the reji follow our 
-a^airi'ef fiudj cr hovfksld m^atters. 

Gali. It u fOf for one day fhall be as a week : But thofe dajes you mufi ahjlaia fr»m all 

tbiZgs that live upon the Earth. 

£i, Ycu mean on theic three Mondayes, enfucing next. 

Gab Toufiall cover this Table with a new limien cloth. 

£. K. Pointing to the Table we lat at. 

A. Mcft willingly. 

Gab. ~.... Moreover a new Candleftickf., with a Taper burning. 

A. Obediently ( O Lord ) it {hall be done. 

Gab. And the Candlejiichj Jhall befet oh the midji of the Table betwixt jou tm, 

J^ote ... ... That a day may become a week, and a week as many years. 

Cab-.....- Jer I have fut on my upper garment^ and have ^re^attdto a\tet,and it is jhortly : 

and not yet. 

E. K. Now he hath plucked the Curtain, as if he had pulled it round 
about the Stone •, and it feemeth full of little fparkes like Stars. 

Gloria patri (j^ filio (j^ fpiritnifa?iSlo jficut erat inprincipzoy 
^ nw2£j ^ femper^i!^ in fecidafecidornm. 

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Satttrday Cracovi«e, 7 Mdii^ Mane, hora 6. 

cer prayers, appeared Gabriel and Nalvage, with the Table, and 
Gdirif/ with his Dart in his hand. Moreover there appeared the 
like furniture of Table with a white Cloth, a Candleftick, and Ta- 
per on it, with a Desk and Cufhions ( which I had caufed to be made 
with red croflcs on them : ) alfo £. if. hiralelf and I apjjeared.^in 
the fame Stone. In effeft, all things as we had before us , after half 
a quarter of an hour, that ftiew of our furniture, ^ad our fclvas, 

E.K. Gabriel ftandeth up,and fpeaketh as followeth. 

J mighty Citj was built on the top of a mouHtain, in the which dwelt many thovfands. 

Round about the Hil\ ran a frejh E iver, which was the onely comfort of the Town : for, of it they 
drank.y 'heir wives, their children, their vtan-jervants, their ntaid-fervants, their canteh, horfes, 
vmles, and a!Lthe beafis of their fields. The beginning of which River was a Spring, which wot un- 
known to the city, by reafon of the . . yth front whence it defce»ded. It came to pajje, that a Ser- 
pent groaned for her time, and lo, jhe brought forth : and . . . were fuch as her felf: and Jhe lifted 
up her bead and leaned upon'her twice writhen taile : and beheld the Sun jiedfajlly, (" for her envy 
•fPM toward that City ) and /befaid within her felf : My children are yet young, the timegrew,and 
they became big : and Jhe went unto the Spring, and fmiled and faid with a laughing voice. The 
Earth is faUen into thee, thou art cbokfd : but hearken unto my voice, Thoufhalt receive comfort z 
JiMt /he would not. And jhe lifted up her voice and roared ; for Jhe was. full of craft and deceit. 
And Jhe faid unto the Jhingles, through the which the Spring runs Qor rather fyeth ) "thou art full of 
emptineffe, and void places. Let my children ('therefore') bide themfelves within thee for a. feafon : 
and they were contented; And Jhe departed willingly, and faith within her felf: NjW I kjtow I 
(hall be Lady of the City, 

And after a few years, the young Serpents became great ', fo that the one half of their bodies 
dwelt within the Shingles,the reji troubled the paffige of the Spring : So that the Spring groaned 5 
for, the injury that wm done againii h^r, wm ere at. 

A great mifery, for the Hill is become defolate without the water, and the City and the beajis 
perijh for want of drinks ; f'/r the people groan, and are fud of forrow. 

. This City and Serpents are 60.. now, and judgement muji be had, betwixt the Shingles and the 
Spring . for between lieth the life and death of the City. 

Thus faith the Lord unto thee [ pointing to E. K.'] Gird up thy felf , and fit down, Confidef 
loth parts, and give judgement : for thy mouth Jhall this day be the judgement of the Lord. 

E. K. Do you mean me ^ 

• • 

E. K. As the Lord hath put the Authority of Judgement into my 
hands, fo I befeech him to give me wifdom and underftanding to judge 
right. And becaufe the judgement hereof is committed to me, I fuf- 
ped fome other myftery to ]i>; hidden in this my judgement required : 
But if it Ihall pleafe God that my friend here, Mafter Dee ihall give me 
his advifc, I fha!l think my felf well fatisficd. 

C on fid er With your felf Q faith tbf Lord) and give judgement againdthe Shingles, for 

the fault is plain. Consider two points,the necejit} of the Spring, that it muji come that wayes : 
and fecondly, the health of the City. 

E. K. My judgement is that the Shingles and Serpent fliould here* 
moved av^'av by an Earthquake from the place which they encumber 
and let, that there mav be a fit new place, and courfe for that Spring? 
to the relief of that City as before it was. 

it^ A true ^laiion ofD\ Dtchu Jciions mthfpirks, ^c. 

Be it fo at thou hafl fatd, for it is a iufijudgewent. 

How hearkfttyVhat the Lord faith. The people and City of the Hillj is the vorld, yphich «Ti 

from time tt time by the mercy and fpring of Gods vifd,m, relieved , . quemhed : arCorliing to tht 

extremity and nectfjtty of their thirjUng : But the people and City are fuch as are of the Tevipk 

4HdChtirchofGod-y which drink, of hit mercy to their comfort. The Camels and other be afis an 

the people of the f^arthy which delight infm^ and m their own imagination., which ajpi are relieveii 

vith thoft that are of the City : but the diverfities of their bodies^ doth caufe the diverfity of tki 

ends of their comfort. The Hill wherein the Spring ify fignifieth his Prophets, and (iich as ait 

drunken in tHc Lord : Through wbowy inwardly the mercies and will of God and of the H'ght^ 

are open from time to time, according to the fccrcc will and determination of fuch m are within 

theCitJofhisEleU. But the frailties and affednns of their fiefh and outward man^ are tiieh 

fond imaginations and loofe Shingleswheretnthe Serpent, the old Devil, hathharbvitredher chil- 

drefi the fpirits of dark^'teffe aHd deceit, which alrvayes refill the Will of God, and ar^f put bettceem 

the mercies of God and his people, Mofcs, Daniel, EfdraS) all the reji of the Prophets : Chrii 

bis twelve, Paul the C^teffenger of Cod, they did all hurt the Congregation of the Faithful in their 

flejh, xxutW they gave fentence againil themfelves ( <?f thou haft done ) with amendment of life : 

for who u worthy to kjiow the fecrets of our God,but he that deltghteth in righteoufncff'e , «■ d^dtexty 

full of faith, and the fpirit of underjlanding ? Be it therefore unto thee m thou haji faid. Let the 

Shingles and Serpents be feparated, that the Fountain may feed as before- All the trajh that thti. 

haji of the wicked, hum it. 

E. K. I do not know, they arc wicked. * 

Their doings with thee, are the hindrance of the Will of God, and therefore diey 

are wicked. 

"Thou haji given judgement aga/nfi thy felf : Takjr heed thou offend not thy own foul. 

A. Send down thy Spirit O Lord, and illuminate £, it. his heart with perceiving cf his 
wrong opinion, &c. 

E.K. l( Mofes a.nd Dante I were skilful in the Arts of the Egyptian 
Magicians, and were not thereby hindrcd for being the fervants of God, 
Why may not I djeal with thefc, without hindrance to the Will of 

Durkjuffe yeilded unto light : the Greater excluded the lejfer- The more a man \nowrt^ 

wick^dneffe, the more he Jhall ha te it, being called back^. The more they knew the Jfjadnw, fo -mnch 
more they delighted in the body : For the doings of the Es,Yptm\s, feem, and are nctfe. Tie 
doings of the Lord are, and continue; for as the Painter imitateth the gtjiures of man in Sir fa- 
culty, fo doth the Devil the fnbjiances and things created and made by God, 

Stand up and look^ into the whole fForld, into her youth, and middle age, for they are f*^. 
Where are the monuments that Satan hath builded? 

E. K. Hath Satan buildcd any monuments ? 

Tes : Hath he not budded him a Fort upon the whole Earth ? Hath he not the vidorj ' 

ever the Saints? Dwelleth he not in the Temple of the Hig^efi ? Triumfheth he not in the 
Cities of the whole World ? 

Tfj. ..V... But withtut comfort, are his viHories : without pleafure bit dwelling places. For be 
kjiowethhis time is at hand. He that now giveth freedom, fljall become hound; And unto whom 
the whole World is M a Garden, fljall there be no one foot left. Therefore are all his pleafnres vJt~ 
nity: allhisTriumphsfmoah^ and his Authority, ttothing indeed, but a meer jhadow : For that 
that ii not, cannot be ; where, it is faid of the Lord, it Jhall not be. Neithercan truth, light, 
or wifdom, afcend from the Earth, but defccnd from the Heavens. 

Compare the Earth, ( into the which the Devil is thrull us into his dwelling ) with the Heaxiem, 
which are provided for the holy. Confider the pain of the one, and^the pleafurc of the other : 'Jib 
feat of Gods Juliice, and Fountain of his Mercy : The Cave of Darkjieffe, and the Diadem ef 
Lig^t. And then cry, wo, wo, wo, unto fuch a{ err e, and whofe lives are but padows : For their 
felicity is fuch, as jrom whence it came; and their reward it all one, with the fpirit and prince tf 

Compare fond knowledge, with true wifdom. Thy fpirits of lying with us, that are the voice 

of truth ; The vanity tk\'t they lead thee into, and the reward of our miffage : And fay within 

Ks life thj felf , fCCCiVi. tVilt thou he pcrfwaded by experience f Confider thy intpnfonwents, thy af- 

j . ned. fiiClion and jhame of body. Confider the love of a few, and envy of a multitude. Wtigb with 

thy felf the vanity of thy life ; Ihy rajh foot-jieps. All that bappned unto thee, by the fociety, and 

(^ as th:» thinl{elr ) comfort ; tut indeed the jiingingprickj of thy enemies 

...... Since, we came into thee, (^fent from the Lord, and calling thee, to God ) tlxuhaji bet* 

'^ eUlivired fern thtm ; frtm a place full of fornication, and the wrath of Cod: exalud to tU 

skirts of worldly h* i-our ; and haji bttn fatisfiedfcr the nectfities of this World. Hdy is the 
money that m gotten righteoufly ; but accp.rfed aretke tvilt thsttare reaped witllttrong. 


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A/I which things thou hafl ky us in blejfe/iittjfey end in the kjtowledge of the will of God , a'^ove all 
men. Befides our continual frefence with thee, to the comfort of thy Soul. Even thefe things are 
of u!, ini of our G d. If'^hich [ware unto Ahrahxm^ and dwellHh in the Temple of righteoufneffe. 
Now^thfrefore let experience he a. Judge betwixt uf and them. 

Buty this fayctb the Lird. I deal with you as a Childe : But the vejfeli that I mujl ufe , m:ijl he p^^J. rr . 
fure and clean".^ 

A. Clcanfe thou us, (O Lord) Cor mundum Crea inmbishCrea. 

Gab Tkej that are incredulous believe not the Lordy but drive away his fpirit : But where 

g^grxin isyit becometh M a. mountain. The Lord is upon the earth : Tak^e heed thou fweep thy ^^*"^'*^'' 
boufe clean, for unto htm that is nal{ed,Jhall there be Clo at hes given : But be that is Covered al- 
ready, (hall he made bare. 

Confider with thy [elf : for the Lord fpea\etb not once more , till t!iOU z&d:/ fulfilled thy own 

E, K. \ will be contented to bury them in the field, and not ta ufe h;s own 
them , or come at them : and that I will fwear upon the Bible to per- ^obf html-' 
fonn : and if they be earthly, I will commit them to the earth : and fo ''"'• 
fcparate thole Ihingles from the place near the fpring : and in this man- 
ner fulfill my own judgement : For, / rvill not be objtinate , hut commit 
all things to the end. 

Beca'ife thou art content to bury them ; andwithall, upon faith in the promifes of God, to ab- 
jure theM in fjmp'icity of heartland external ufe,..-fimply,as a. true meaning before the face of 
Tie higheji : Ihe Lord acceptethit, and it pallbe fi/fficient. 

Further^ thou had 27. Co«^rw^ti9«i <>/yj«j and confent with the Devil, which your intention 
callethCh3vndiers,whereby thoje [even and twenty , Q ike unto the'r mother^ are become fami- Charaftsrw 
liar ani plczfant with thee, they mii(i be brought before the Lord: ani offered into his hands. 
For fo !on£^ as they are, the wicked alwayes vex thee : For the Obligation burnt, tlie condi- 
tion is void. lbe(e muft bf brriedwitb the relh 

[£. K, Which reft ?] 

But muft be brought, and burnt here before the prefence of God: Thatithe caufe dimi- 

uijfjed^ the effeU may perijh. 

E. K. I will be contented to bury them likewife , befeeching the 
Almighty to accept of my intent herein , as of the reft before fpeci- 

Heif content rd; hut let one be burnt. Tou may fHftr one to teiii^c the difcrcdit of the 

reft. It if but accordingto the grounds of t\}y ownMngick. 

E. K. I do not undcrftand your meaning herein. 

Gab. .«... Radiui partif, may he ficut tottus Corporif, 

E. K. I underftand not that, alfo. 

Gab CMagtck. worketb effelf in things ahfent ^ that it doth in their parts , ^rw| 


The wicked kjll the body alfent, but the garment present : fo are all of one confederacie , dif- A. / doubt 
fXaced by the confufioH of one. Thou art contrnted to bury them M,upon the confidence , and that! mif- 
fure hope of the promifes of the God of light, and to bring one as a confirmation of thy promife to te - ^V^^^ ^°'°'^* 
jiifie thy obedience as concerning the whole : wh'^ch one burnt and abjured , may be a tejHmony onV bumr, 
totheAtgels, that thou art obedient for God his fake, and for his tcftimony and truth. But md abjured 
tbifyoH (hall burn with Brimhne on'ly. IVhofe afhes (hallbe'kjpt as a teilimony , till the reft be obedience. 
alfo confumed. X^'V jo«>'^//do the next Monday at the rifing of the Sun. That the 
number of the time may be of one bigneffe. For, before Auguji fliall thofe Kcyes be delivered 
unto you : which give entrance, yea, even into the privy Chambers of wifdom, whereof you 
/Ii all have 14. the next Monday. And this dayes aiiion is not the leaji amongji them. Glory be te ...ence. 
G}d , and obedience unto man. 

E. K. The Curtain is drawn. 

A. We are dcfirous to know whether thus,thisdayes a£tion Ihall be finifhcd; and whether 
we fhall fait ftill as was prefcribed. 

Gab VetraS not fiom the day, that, which is commanded. 

A. We are xery defirous to underftand of the prefent eftate of the Lord Albert Laskie : for 
«s much as we were willed to go with him, and he linked to us in fome par^ of our aftions : 
To underftand of his fhte, would be to our great comfort. 

Gab. ...., It needfth not^for the world her felf is at hand. 

A. Vcrily,l underftand not that fpeoch:Ii he coining back agairi?What, Wearc commanded 

O- we 

I! ^ tJ true Illation of D^^ L>e his Jclions nuhjpirits, 6:c. 

we know : j[iid further then cvr Commandment ^ errour. He is in his hand that knoweth liow 
to u(e him. 

E. K. I fjbe a inan climlng over a Hedge , and as he clainmerctli 
over rhe flakes break , and he falleth down. Now he is going up be- 
tween two Trees into a Medow-ward. Now he hath both the boughs 
in his hand , ftanding ftill on the ground. Now he goeth lower, there 

is a gap, and through that he is gone into the Medow fo it is of 

Lail{ie faid a voyce. 

A. This is dark : it may pleafe you to give fome light. 

* Ti5if *f more then e/toughfor the matter. 

Ceafe to as k^ thefe things hercy where it k faid^ no impure thing fljittld enter. 

A. Gloria, I'lisSi honor Deo Nofcro Oninipoccnti,Patri,fiiio & fpiritui Saufto, nunc 
& fcniper. Amen- 
ta, Note, at this prefent was one come, and in the houfe (of whom we imderftood not till 
lit was gone : ) whom the Lord A. Loihje had feiit to certifie us, that flrft he was in fomc 
cumber and hmdrance. Secondly, how Fahitu ( his brother in Law ) and another had given 
hmi connfel, very rafniy to proceed : But leaving that. Thirdly, hy the gap and open way 
with eftate of the Comn'ons, or Citizens, by their great Zeal , and ftvour that he obtained 
hif. purpofe. This (in efFfft) we underftood ar the Meffager his return afternoon. Wiiich 
(JUaj. marvellous exaftly did anfwer to the former (hew. 

Remember that on Saturday after noon, the Chancelour came to Cracow , with 60 Coaches 
in his Company and train : he bringing iu a clofe Coach (covered with red) the Lord Sa^ 
iww/ 5.JBoro.'/;/> Prifoner, whom he took on Friday night before , athisiifters houfe, being 
feparated from his Souldicrs and fervants, &c. 

S^turd^y, i^MzUy Mane hor'i 6 Fere. t Cracoviae. 

Orationem Dominicam fudimm, &c. Mitte lucem tuam & veritatem , Vem^^c. 
A. £, K. Said, he had done fliat with tfce trafli fpecified, as he thoughtwould be accepta- 
ble to the Lord : And as concerning one of the 27 Charafters he had left it with me , ever 
fince the laftaftion,to be burnt at this dayes aftion, and it lay ready by me. 

E. K. Our inftruclours appeared at the very firft looking of E. K. in- 
to the (hew-ftone. 

A. W ill you that 1 fhallnow exeaitc this burning of the Charafter here as a facrificc (to 
die hightft) four humility and obedience? 

Gab. Not iii a facrtflce., but as a vidory. 

A. Shall /then do it, /pray you ? As with the confcnt of my yoke-fellow , and fo all one 
to be taken as his aftion. 

He that doth righteafy cffereth up a facyifice. 

■ .'Nal It is true, that he that u obedhnty and doth well., is accepted with the Lord. 

E. K. I did take facrifice to be onely with bloud. 

Gab. .... This is a facrifice, hecanfe it is done right eoufly. 

E. K. You faid, Not, as a facrifice, but as a vitlory. 

Gab He that overcometh his enetnjr rejoyceth not far friendjhip fake , hut for vi&ory. Tie 

jriendpip toward Cod is obedience. He that oleyeth God , is a fiend unto himfelf. Cei 
needeth not the love , or fiendfhip of man, Therefore yon rejoyce with God, who overthrew thentf 
and thereby comforted. for he that dwelleth in the Lord is comforted. 

Thou cfenefi thy mouth, andfayeji before the Lord, The fpirit of God hath defcended. 
'■^A. He no. A. Gloria Patri, &c. 

<:*(« dfbou*fe -^'"^ *^ *"'* entred into judgement with me, and J am condemned. But where JulHce dwtUetby 
WK^'tiiion^ or dwelleth alfo mercy. For, try Idolatry is forgotten before the Lord. 

prayer,ana»i- £. K. Havc vou Committed Idolatry ? 

foaftionof •' V V 

F.K. a. Icon- \n , , . , , .^ L. K. 

jcaure. A. He fpeaketh inyour behalf Mafter Kf/^. 

i ffill therefore open mj mouth., fa) ing, I have erred. I will open my mouth alfo, and conf 

feffe-yryfnis : And, \ will vow unto rhe Lord againil the wicked. And I will fay imto th« 
Lord. Loyhcrearethefpbihcf the blcudy blafphemy. Behold ^0 yoH Angeh,a blafpjemy, and 
, figainf} the higheji. lehold^ the Wickjtc} ejjt oj Alccndam, 


(9^true ^elaUon of D"*. Dee his J^ftons mth fpirits^ (See- 1 1^ 

Bear witncffi with mty for I have fulfilled his Commandement. Bear witness fv'ith me, that I am in 

return nor, and rej'jce; for ft*cb are thefpoj/es of the wici^ed. '^ /'• 

Gab. Art thou contented to confent hereunto? 

. ..ero 




...( eH, 

E. K. What I have done with the reft, God, .ind they (if they be of 
God) know : upon the forefaid conditions I am contented to have this 
Charafler to be burnt. Let it be burnt. 

A. 1 biiriu it immediately , with the flame of brimftoiiej and brought the biirnt black coa! 
or cinder thereof to the Tabic , and laid it on a paper. 

Now Lordydarkjtejfe is confounded^ let thy light flnne in us, and thy truth prevaile. 
Gab. It is well. ^. BlclTed be the name of the highell : whofe mercies are infinite. 
Oh, a fweet and comfortable fentence. 

E* K. Now 'Nal'vage turneth round, as he was wont. 

Gab. Move not, for the place is holy. 

E. K. Now Nali/age putteth down his rod to the Table,he maketh a 
croffe upon the Table reverently. 

Nal. All things go forwards, Let uf g» FORWARD alfo. £k. Jii the name of Jcfiis^ fi„ ^ 

Gab. Move not, for the place, ii holj. 

E. K. Nal'vage prayeth. 

Nal. Not ^ y< C K i^ -4 ^ Z) , as you were wont to do, but F KW ART). 

E. iiC. Now he maketh three reverent Curfies, as he was wont to do, 
before the Table. 

S A P A H Si pah. ^ 


E. K. Now he is on the top of the Table. 


E.K. He maketh curfy. 


T A (lA N I S 













Z't tuii. 
Du iv, 


"la. qua nis, 

as otc1} 
Ad roch. 


Ca osg 

¥* onts. 
Fir ipfol, 
A mip zc 
No. zartb, 





.... reth 


E. K, 

no A true Relation of D^ Dee hu Jclions mthfiirits, 5cc. 

E. IC. Now he maketh curiy roundabout to all p^irts of the Table, 
he kncelcth down. 

Z 1 Z O P Zi z*;, 

Zod lidit 

It if a Word and a he tier. 

E . K. He fhew cth it not m the Table yet. 

Nal. 'No-if I ff e the werd of five Letters together y following letter hy letter, 



Stajf there. 

Z d-lida. 
Z i'dn. 

C« OS gi, 


He maketh now Curfy. 


E. K. He fcemeth to read as Hebrew is read. 

ZIZOP Zizo^. 'I 

ZCHIS Zodchh 

Nal. ff is better than the ether ,f mean that Zod-chis being of 'One fignificetlon^'vhiiZixAp^at 

Zod-chis is better to be vfed. 


E fiaci. 




"jta ui a. 




na, . 

E. K. Now he maketh curfy again. 


Thildj one Sjllahlg. 

Now he ma 







I. 69, 
5. Julit 
















(oyftrue Relation of D"^. Dee his Anions mth fpirits, (Sec* i ii 

QCOCASB ^ocasb. 

N 1 1 S Ni is. 

OD Od. 

D A R B S Obey Varbs-one Syllable. 

CLA A S §^ as. 

S. FETHARZI Fethirzi. 

K. E. Curfy. 

E. K. He hath drawn tfre Curtain. 

It is Kat to be feen what he doth. 
L, of 4 minutes of time the Curtain was drawn. 

E. K. He is now otherwife apparelled, all the oiitfide of his Gown is 
> white Furre, on his head is an attire of furre, wreathed or wrapped as 
the Turks ufe^ his head is now ike a mans head, with Oiort hair. 

OD * Od. ' ' 

BLIORA Bliira. ^'''^^' 

I A I A L la ial. 

EDNAS Ed Mas. 

CI C L E S Ci cles, 

EAGLE Bigle. 

ie in as ten tit iad-as jade, 
Ge ]ad. 


That is one Call. 

,h.....„.Move»otyfor the place is holly. 

"^AH Gab. 

SDIU esdiu 


-HIS Chis. 

E M Ew. 

M I C A L Z O Micilzo 

E. K. Curfy, and he kifleth the Table. 

I PILZIN filzen. 



E. K The Curtain is now plucked again, for three minutes or four, 
^owthe Curtain is opened again. Now is he changed. Now he isH!sappard. 


Ill A true Relation of D^ Dee his JBions wthjpirits, 

,&c. " 

— __ — — 

iffc, girded to him, 

all in black farcenet, very plentifull of fti 

and with 

the coller high to the midft of his face. 

S O B A M * 

Sob am. 











Tut out the lajl THgin. 

E. K. Why did you give us them? 


Nal ,.Ifftftand. 




«h ke. 

s amvelo 

Sam vt!g. 


Vlugar. , 


Mai fur g. 


Jr c* if gi* 




J dm 






So hi xar 


Tbli ard. 

It k bttter iftht th« made en F, 'ini fre»emced F bli W. 


Co. osgi. 


Oi chif. 



A He t*b. 






'in vi V, 










Bi en. 



B ri ta. 


A true ^I^eUtion of D'. Dee bis JUtom mth fpirits, (3cc, 1 1 } 

The Curtain drawn again. Now it is opened. 
He is altered in apparel ; one half under the girdle is red, and above 
the girdle white. 

O D Od. 

Z x\ C •• A M , Ztf earn. 

GMICALZO G-nic'ilzo. 

SOBHAATH Soh hi ath. 

T R I A N • tr'tan. 

^ ..... HE LuUhe. 

O DECK IN Odecr'm. 


M AD Mad. 

Q_A A O N ^tftfM. 

Ihitt is tk( fecond. 
A. BlefTed. 

f R A A S Raai. 

IS ALMA N I Salman. 

P A R A •• I Z Taradi Kid. 

OECRIM I kcTimi. 

A A O A Ao. 

lALPiRGAH lALprgab, . 

E. K. The Curtain drawn again, and fo remaind about 6 minutes. 
E. K. Being weary of fitting, 1 would gladly have leave to walk a 
little. His Apparel all one as it was. 

Nal Tou may ; lut to fit y it wfcrf obedient. 

A. E.K. walked awhile. 

E K. Now, when it pleafe you. 

Gab I feel a/iaggiriHC minde. 

A. That God which created you and us, make us to have conftant mindes in all vertuous 

Cab I [wear : Move not ; for the place is holj. 

CLUIIN ^iin. 

EN AY Enaj. 


OD oi. 

l;/; -ir, ' I NO AS 


14 A true Relation ofjy. Dee his Mions vpithfpirits, &c, ji^ 


E. K. He pi-aycth. 
V G E A R 

ZONA .. 

Ih 9 Of. 


Pa re di tl. 

Cufirmg, Thc^ as <£^^ irmg, 

V ge tir. 

Chir Ian, 


Zo Mac, 
Lu cifti an. 
Con ta^ 
to! hi mi. 


LoH dob. 

The Curtain is drawn again : and after 6 minutes open. 
Now he is all in a blew long vefture, with a long train ■■, and hath a 
little Coronet of Silver on his head. 

O D M I A M 




O T H I L R I T 






• c. 

Od. mi MtHy or OdNuim, 
Cbif tad. 


V mi de g. 


Pih It ar. 
O thilrit. 

Od mi am. 

Cno qml. 


Z« cur, 

Zam rait. 



Atme^elation ofT>^> Dee his Actions withfpirits, <5cc. 125' 


BiA G L E 
p APN O R 

Ciirfie he maketh. 




O c crimi. 
^i dah. 

A A I om. 
Ea gle. 
Fa^ Hor, 

Id 'k gaw. 






Nal "tbi^ ii at an end. 

A. BlelTed be he that is the beginning and ending of all things. 

E. K. The Curtain is pluckt. 

Now it is open, and he is all in green, with a Garland on his head. 


Baz, me lo. 

I T A 


pi R I P S%'^ 





Ka za v'ihh. 





G or V RAN 








Dfa bramg. [ g HQt Oi dg.J 


Bal td ha. 

E. K, The Curtain is drawn, for a while 



illJT \i^ 

iz6 A true Relation of D^ Dee^ix ABionsmthffmtSy^c. 

Now is in a Robe like a Marble colour fpotted, white, gray, and 
G O H O I A D GohSitd. 

S O L A M I A N Soli mi an. 

Fire came fiiddenly out of ths Stone, that made E. K. ftart. 

T R I A N ^ri m. 

E.K. Now he kneeleth. 

"To. lot cisorfis. 
Aha'tuo nin- 



E. K. He fctteth his fopt on a letter, Jointing to it. He throweth 
fire on E. K. again. 

tbdc letters. 

HeputtethUs A Z I A G I A R 
feet on all 






A x,ii gi efi 

trgil ch'isia, 
Vfpi € ox, 

Ca» or Ka of go. 
T>s chit, 
Cdi fu rait. 
Ca curg. 
i fal man. 
LOH choy or ^». 

Vo ui Hai 
Car baf. 
Ba gle. 
A ui uago. 
Go hon. 



A true delation of D ^. Dee his ABions mth/pirits, &c, i zj 
BAGLE b7^. ^" " ~~~ 

^, Hccafteth fire on E. K. 

MOM AO • Mo ma 0, 

S lAION Si a i ,u. 

OD . \ Od. 

M A B Z A C^iab za. 

E. K. He makcth a ciirl'ie, he laycth Mab'x.a again. 

lADOlASMOMAR ' lad o i as mo mar. 
POILP ?oil^,one [yllabk. 

NIIS Ni iiy fmall found of i. 

Z A M R A N Zam ran. 

E. K. The Curtain is drawn , white , and reddiOi , more red then 
white : Now it is away, and all open again : Now all his Gown is yel- 
low and yellow furrc in iti and on his head, a Hoode of yellow like Vel- 
vet, &c. 

E. K. Why change you your Apparel thus : 

E. K. He ipeaketh very ipccdily to Gabriel, but I cannot perceive 

C I A O F I C I A fi. 

C A O S G O Ka. 

Ca of gO' 


BLI....S B/i ers. 


COR.... Corf. 

TA 1't 

ABR AMfG A bra mig. 

This is the end of that. 

E. K. Now he pullcth the Curtain : Now it opencth again. His 
Apparel is now changed again of an Afhy and brown colour, in faihioh 
as before. 

Gab who is to be compared to our God ? 

M I C A O L I Oi'li ca li. 

B R A N S G Branfg, 

P- . G E L Pur gel. 

N A P T A Nap ta. 

I AL por, 



%4 true "Relation of I>^ Dee his Mions mhJfmts.^Ci 

D S B R 1 N Vi hrin. 

... F A F E £ /-» /« /'• 

:.otia ^ 

thus ^ 




' V ON P H O Von fho, 
O L' A N r L * Mi, 


OD ^'^• 

O B Z A <>l>za. 

i SOBCA ' R' 

Sob ca. 

VPAAH V t'- "''• 

C H I S CbU. 

T A T A N , ^* **''• 

OD ^^ 

T R A N A N 7'r« uan. 

B A L Y E B« /y #. 

£. /f . Now he turneth round about. He maketh a curfie. So doth 

Gaby /el. , 

L«f (^<'- 

Chis hoi q. 
Cito quo di. 

Si i, 
Ci al. 

V nal. 
Al den. 

Co- of gi, 


Lot el lor. 

E. K. He plucketh the Cuitainjand quickly opcneth it, 
rndfaverh- ' 1 / r ' ^. This word 

ToH wwff after E //» /* /f , fnt a P. backward, 












T A 



E. K. My 

A true Relation of D'. Dec his JBions mth fpirits, <5cc, i ip 

E. K. My thinkcth that I hear a rumbling, or clattering of Pewter 
in the ftonc. 

E. K. After he had fpoken , he /hut the Curtain again : Now the 
Curtain is opened again. 

L I M L A L Lim hi. 

A M M A Ammx. 

C H 1 I S Chtit. 

S O B C A Ka. 

Seh ca. 

. A D R I D cW/t drid 


Zod ChU. 


CHI. Chit. 

AVINY Avlny. 

D R I L P I Tfril pi. 

C A O S G I N Ca of gin, 

OD Od 

BUT MO N I But m Mi. 

FARM Pjirm. 

Z U M V I Zum vi. 


D A Z I , Dtiz. it. 

E T H A M Z £ than Zod^ 


A chil da t, 

OD Od. 

MIR. Mirkj 

M ire, 

O Z O L OzoU 

CH . . ChU. 

PIDIAI Ti di Hi. 

i ■/' 


130 A tme "[(elation ofD\ Dee his Mions mthfpirits, &c 

COL LA.. CollaL 

VLCININ ^ Vlcinin. 

ASOBAMA Afobam. 

II C I M '^ <^'»'' 

BAGLE ^'^g^^' 

lA.BALTOH Jadbaluk. 


Chir Ian. 

PAR ^''''• 

Nil.. Nli fo.^ 



1 p ^ Ip- 

O . . . A F E ft fa fe. 

BAGLE ^^ g^*-- 

ACOCASB ^co «'«^' 


I Cars ea. 

V N I G V nig. 

BLIOR ^^'">^' 

E. K. Now the Curtain is drawn. 

A voyce. The end of thdt. 

4k. This is the fifth of this day. 

E. K. Now is the Curtain Open. All his Cloaths are ryjvcry 

clear,whitifh, and blewilh. 

C O R A X O Co rax 0. 

C H I S Chit. 

CORM . . ' Cornip. 

OD Od. 


(d^true ^I{elatton of D^ Dee 

his ABions mhfpirits, ^c- 




■....U....A L 

Ln caL 

\ AZI R 

Az,l a «»r. 






Li lo Hon. 






E pban. 



Betvceu Chis andVirq^youmiiji pth 

t Op A word. 

R A C L I R 

F.a c/ir. 


Ml a ft. 


Ba. gle. 


Co. ofgi. 

[ DS 






tti big. 
Do fig. 



B*s gim. 




Ox ex. 


Daz is. 






Sal hrex. 


Cynx ir. 


Fa. bt an. 








e as df. 


G* easg. 


5^ A true Relation o/'D^ Dee his ABions mth/pirits, dec. 




V O H 1 M 





C O C 


M I 












Voh im. 


Gix.y ax 

E or St 

Co Casgi 


Mil ui. 

Ti ge if. 

La rag. 



Co cash, 

Em Ha 


L pi tralx, 


Ma torb. 

this word muji come next after Om droln. 

E. if. Now he pulleth the Curtain. 

A. This Om droln is before four words. The Curtain Is open away. He is in (lis flamin, 











h''g> - 
No migi 

Mo nous, 

lo ra. 


An ge lard. 

hi 0. 

hi 0. 
hi 0, 


O H lO" ' ^^~ 

NOIB - ^„.^^ 

OHIO Ohio. 

CAO- GON Caifgon. 

B A G L E nagle. 

MADRID M^tdrid. 

I /. 

ZIROP zirop. 

C H I S O chifo. 

DRILPA Vrilfa. 

NllSO ^iifg^ 

CRIP Crif. 

IP If, 
NIDALI Nid*lu 
A voice, the end of that dill. ^. This is th^ fixth. 

The Curtain is drawn. He appeareth now all in violet Silk like a 
Cloke, and on his head a bundel wreathed of the fame. 

6 XI AY A L OxiJjai. 

HOLDO Hoi do. 

OD Od. 

. I ROM Zirom. 

o o. 

CORAXO Corixof 

DS ' Ds, 

2ILDAR Zildar. 

RAASY Kaajy. 

O D Od. 

VABZIR r*i2/r. 

C A M L I A X Cam It ax. 

OD Od. 

I BAHAL Bahal. 

' NIISO Niifi. 


334 ^ ^^^^ Relation of !>, Dee his JBions mhfpirits^dnc. 

S'ALMAN Salman. 

TELOC teloch. 

CA5.ARMAN Cafir wah. 

HOLQ_ ^'^^* 



TI ^^ 




ZCHIS Zodcbit. 

S OBA ^♦^«- 

C O R M F G«rmf. 

I G A H»' 

NllSA Nil fa. 

B A G L E ^"i^'- 

A B R A M G ^* r'^g- g> »»» «^ '^g- 


N • N C P ^»«^/- 

... Curtain is drawn. . . The end of this. 

Ihis it the feventh.\ 

E.K. Now is the Curtain pull'd away: and quickly pull'd again. 
Now it is open again. He is apparelled, of colour between a blew, 
and a red mingled ■■, but blew fecmeth to be the ground. From the 
fhoulder on the arms, is a trunk of feven pendant labels, with laces. On 
his head a very broad Hat, between dun and black colour. His apparel 
is very long. 

N O N C I NoTi ci, fu 

D S O N F TifoHf, 

BABAGE • Bdhasf. 

OD Od. 

C H 1 S CbU. 

OB .Ob. 

HUB AID Hubiii. 

TIBIBP Tibibf. 

ALLAR ^^I'tr. 

A T R A A H Atraab. 

OD Od. 
EF Ef. 

J true 'J(eUuon of D'. Dee his ABions with fpifits, &c. 

D R I X Tirix. 

FAFE N Fa fen. 

MIAN Mi an. 

A.R Ar. 

E N A Y £ tiay. 

V O F Ovef. 
S O B A So btt. 
DOO AI N 2?» Sain. 
AAI • Aai. 

1 V O N P H I vonph. 
SOB A Soha. 

V P A A H Vft ah. 
C H 1 S Chis. 
NANBA Nanba. 

D O D S I H Vodfi/f, 

ODBRINT Odhrint. 

T A X S taxs. 

He maketh Curfie. 

H Hubaro. . 

T A S T. . 7aftax. 

Y L . . rifi. 
...... Do a lim, 


01 log. 

' Orsba. 

DSC HIS Dschit. 

AfFA Affa. 

MICMA Micna. 

ISRO /sre. 

MAD Mad, 

S 2 OD 


i^& A true %elaHm of D^ D ee^/x jBmsmthfpirUs^d^c. 

OD ^^• 


DS '^• 

JUMD. Jumbd. 

LUSDAN Lufdan. 

E M O D E Mwi. 

DSOM dfom, 

OD • Od. 

T L I O B Tli oh. 

D R I L P A Drilpa, 

G E H jeh. 


YlS «3^'^- 

MADZILODARP Mad zi fo darf^ 

, T'i-zt iV ti&f Twelfth. 


................ Di alfcrt. 

Za car* 

c ,.. Co bus, 

.....,.,.. Zamran. 

...i..l.. O dt. 


QJVA §jg. 

That is a call. 

A. This is the eighth 
NAPE A I Na^eiti, 

BAB A GEN jen. 

B ha gen 

DSBRIN Vihrin.. 


Jo Ha. 


V O N P H f^oHj>h. 



Jt — 

rjijftrue T^eUtio nofG' , D .*i hif Jciions mth fpirits, ^c» 1 3 7 

S O B A I A D Sd hai ad. 

IVONPOV^NPH Ivjnpovft^b. 

AL,ON AUo». 

D A X I L Dax il, 

OD Od. 

TOATAR t-utt tar. 

E.K. The Curtain is pluck't to. 

A voyce. That it the thirteenth, 

E. K. Now it is open again. 

E. K. He is now as if he had a pall, or Robe of Gold with a ftrangp 
Cap of Gold on his head. 

... lis, 

cJWi ca 0I zed. 

.L.IRT 01 pin, 

1 A L P R G Tal. 

I alpurg. 

ELIOR5 Blms. 

D S - Z>^. 

D O Odo. 
BUSDIR Buf dir. 

01 AD Oiad. 

OVOARS Ovoars. 

C A OS GO CI of go. 

CASARMG. Ca far pig. 

LA... La i ad. 

E R A N E ran, 

* . I N T S Brints. 

CAFAFAM Cafafam^ 

DS Ds. 

;1VMD lumd. 

-A QJL O quu. 

A q lo, 

AD OH I A do hi. 

OZMOZ iJ/p». 

'^ > OD 

i}8 tA true Relation of I>, Dee hi$ Anions mth fpirits, 6cc. 

O D OcU 

M A O F F A S Ma if fa,: 

B O L P Bolp. 

C O M O B '• I O R T CiMobU ort, 

PA MET Famht. 

Curtain is now pluckt to. 

A voice . that is all. 

Blejfed he 'ke Creator of all, who hath wercy en all. 

E. K. Now he is here, apparellf d as he was wont to appear. 

ProroiTe of Nal Ihm, hath the Lord kfpt prom/fe with you : and wilhvjt forget rhe leall part of 

CodcMiiirmcJ his whole promife with you. Keep you therefore promife with the Lord ■■, for^, he ii ]ealoui, end 

annv. .^^f xo be defiled. Proceed as yon now do. The next Monday y ni jhall htve, x many. 

^^^^Jl*^*" ^- VV^ill it pleafe you to deliver us the Ens^lifh of tliefe 14 now, as you were woiw 
CEived the , ^ *■ ■" 3 T ^ / 

McEdayncxr. to do ? 

Nal The Engltlh »/// have a day by it felf. 

Nal The [ A.[j Third Monday to come,you Jhall have themall. S« that,you have but three 

dayes to labour. 

6« Yo*s fpeak of the next Monday, and the third ; and fpeak nothing of thefecond Mon- 
day : and you faid, that the Engli/h wili have a day by it felf: And you fiiy we havcinuf 
three dayes to labour, &c. 

Nal H^hat I have faid, k fo. Go alfo, and refrejh your felves, 

[ E. K. The Curtain is drawn. J 

A voice Stay there. , 

A voice Give God thankj, and ma){e an end' 

E. K. Prayed the 145. and 146. Pfahii kneeling reverently , and 
I likewife in heart confenting thereto, attentively liflning. 

Note E. K. is very well perfwaded of thefe Actions now, 

thanked be the Highcft, who is Almighty. 

Ci.. Laudate Dominumde Caflis, laudate eum in excelfis : laudate eum oinne<; Angeli 
C)us, laudate eumomnes virtutes ejus. Quia ipfe dixit, & fafta funt nobi«. Non fecit 
taliter omni nationi. Soli Deo noflro, !aus omniSjViftoria, Triumphus,8c Jubilatio, 

Monday Cracovi^ Maii, 21. 1564. Mane^ hora 5. Adio Tertia, Lunarit. 

E. K. There appeareth neither Vail, nor any thing eKe in the 

A. At length appeared one, but none of them : he is jolly and green, with a long ( like 
green Velvef ) Robe : his hair long, like yellow Gold .• nothing on his head but his hair, 
Heftandeth as tlwiigh he flood in a cloud, above the ufua! paviment in the air. 

re Lo the Sunjhineth, and men fear no ram, the clouds are dfperfed, and they loo\ net for 

atevipejl: Butwhen it ruintthmigh'ily, or the heavens frown, then k^ep they their howfes, faying, 

one to another, JFhat unreafonable Tempejt is this ? what Hail-jicnes are thefe ? Good LorLt 

•who ever faw fuch windes ? were there ever fuchwindes f" So jhall it be of the power of God, 

V. which koldeth 'n kif hands the winde<, and frattereth cloudes abroad with hi^ feet: For -ef hii 

co.mng^fhall it be faid amonglryotf. My Spiftt hatli vexed me, and I am troubled : ffhy hajl thoa 

brought in things, greater than thy felf ? or where flmll this power dwell that overlhadoweth me ? 

per^ Wantingyou fhall defire, ( asyoudo ) and being filled you fhall think you have too much. 

foroiao" Flejh can never be throughly wortified but with death. Thinks not, that the Lord u m the Snn^ 

^ .tne'ancth j^^j hjepeth hit continual watch through the heavens 5 which becaufe he k made for a. time, is alfo 

d«reir.i^«tth tied to time. 

alwifions'. -f^^ that fitteth and judgethy kfepeth no coiirfe ; but a continual performance of I is k>ng-be- 

.fjithful fore providence : For he that nfethhim othermit, Jhall be rejelled : becavfe his[A. ] dwillitigi 
.. fay arenot in the manfions of the faithful. Lift vp your ears therefore ; for t but faith thehizheji: 

■ - '^- : .. ^ fibf 

God Is not 
tjedro time. 

J true "Relation cf D'. Dee his Mions mth fpirhs, dec. i y^ 

Who niadetheheavens, or fpreadtheyn itk.e a garment ? Who breathed into mattythe fpirit of un- 
derfiaHding ? Who overthrew the proud world with waters ? Who fmiled at the ruin of Pha- 
raoh ? Who rooted the wicked out of their feates ? and made them become vineyard: for my peo- 
ple : jet the '.iiff-itfckjd generation ? H^ho threw down the 'towers of Babylon, and the great Har- 
lot ? Who dwelt upon the Earth, and became flefh, to pay for your wic!{ednejfe ? ^Vht tumbled 
the ihne from the Well, that the Sheep might drtnk^ ? Even he it if, that gave allthefe their times. 
He it it, that ;V a< able to mal{e jou underjiand, as thofe, that caji into the -waters, and faid. Let 
lis draw iipour tilhj: w^/cA alwayes deal ech with the weakell; To the intent he might prove 

[ E. K. He fpcaketh a great deal of fpeech as to himfelf, which I 
perceive not. J 

Even he it is, thatwill make you ftrongand wife, If he findyou with garments, V.jle nupt'mli 

Ue it h, that faith unto joh, Waver not. Be jiedfajh, for the faithful are never ttnre~ opus efi. 

\_E. K. Hcputtethhis right handout of the Stone, being grafped 
together. Now he openeth his hand, and it is written in ■-, and it is 
{o far from me, that I cannot read it : yet he feemeth to be nearer to 
ine, very much more than his hand. The writing feemeth to be like 
the leaf of a Book. Thus it was written. 

Have an eye to my foretelling .... Troubles, Sudden forrow is at hand, in all the earth. 

No, hit Ship is almoii built. Laskic, if htferve me, (hall be King of Poland . If he ferve ano- ' • ^• 
tber, hit bowels Jhall fallout, before him with poifon. Pcifon. 

E. K. Now he clafped his hand together , and ftayed the 

A. Whom hLaskJe to ferve ( O Lord ) but thee ? to keep thy Laws , Statutes and 
Commandemcncs ? not to depend upon any creature. 

The King and Chancelor have fold the people of this Land, and arefworn Turkj. Re- ^urts. 

twM KOt home f Lasko ( Laskie ) for J «/" r/.;o« ^0, tkot* jhalt offend me. Go to the Emperour ; -^^^ f^g i^,k^ 
for Iwill comfort thee with hii favour. Let him not return thence, tiil he be warned by lac. A. L. 

£k. You mean, fropi the Emperours Court ? Ad Imptrato- 

L. I befecch you, by what token, lliall he receive your warning ? ''"" "<»'/«"». 

;...., Be thou hisrighthand, to his body, and his mouth to me. I will be merciful unto^^^^^ by 
him, and hold up his head. Leave off, till the feventh hour of the daj ; thea cometh the Ytiiainz. 

A. Mean you the feventh hour, as from midnight laft ? 

A. That beginneth ac noon, if you make but i» hours in the day: or at iiifyou 
reckon common hours. 

Ike feventh from theHorifon : Run, that rm can. 

E. K. He himfelf runneth away. 

A. All Glory and Praife be to God, Amen. 

Eadem die lunt, hora 7 ( inrhoante ) in meridie. Hora planetaria. 

E. K. After a quarter of an hour (almoft) appeared our Inftru- 
fl:ors, as of . . etime. 

A. Gloria patri & filio & Spiritui Sanfto, ficut erat in principio & nunc 8c in fempi- 
tfrnafc/rula feculorum. Amen, 
.Gab i^love,mne, move not, for the place if holy. Be patient a little while. 

E. K. Nal'vaae prayeth all the while. 

-•£. K. G<«^rie/ rifeth out of his Chair again, and warneth as before 
(thrice ) that we Ihould not move, for the place is holy. Nal<vage 
piaketh a croiTe toward the 4 quarters of the World, with his rod, as 
"e was wont. 

Nal There are ^oCalls yet to come. Thofe 30 are the Cal's of Ni , . Princes and^i Pi'mces. 

W'risual G •vermurs,i*nto whom the Earth is delivered^ « portion. Thefe bring in and again 
ifp . . Kings and all the Governments upon the Earth, and vary the Natures of things : whb^^'"' 

140 A true Relation ofD^ . Dee his M'ions n^ith /pints, dc c. 

Pr'.ncfs the variatiiH of every mo>'teHt ■■, Vntowhom, the pr&videiice of the eternal Judgement, is al- 



'-'''^P- ready opened'. Ihefe are generaWy ,e,overned by the twelve Angles «/" t/E^c iiTnles: which 
Angel'- ^^^ a If governed by they '.vhich \iaiid before the prefence of God. Let him that ran fee loek^ 
Good' Argeh hf : and let him that can here, attend 5 for this is wifdom. They are all fpirits of the Air ; 
of the A'v, or not rejeftcd, but dignified ; and they dwell and have their habitation in the air diver fij, and m 
Sfitki dign'i- riffdyy tlaces : for their wanfions are not alik^^ neither are their powers equal, Vndtrliand 
^'^'^' therefore, that from the fire to the earth, there are 30 places or abidings : one above and be- 

" neatli another ; therein tbtfe aforefaid Creatures haiv their al?oad,for a time. 

From (be elc 
ttienc of the 
fire to the 

For a cioie. 



. e. 

Pt tota terra diftributa Tub 12. Priiicipibus Angelis, 12. Tribuum Ifrael : quorum 12. 
aliqui plures, aliqui pauciores partes habent fub fuo regimine ex 91 partibus ni quas coca 
terra hie dtmonftratur effe divifa. 

ApocalypH JohannisTeftimonium, de 12 Angelis 12 Tribuuni;, Cap. 21. 

Qwando dividebat Altilfimus gentes, quando feparabat fiUos Adam, conftituit terminos 
populorum, juxta numeruni filiorum Ifrael ; Hoc igitur hinc cgregiepatere. 

They bear no name. 

[ E. K. What is without a name ? ] 

, 7'heiror'lerlj place: But w . . they have, in refpeU of their being. Vnderfland them 

therefore, by the fill}, (eccnd, ih\rd .. fotthirtieth Air. ... are fo to be nominated, Otheu 
tte Twentieth air, thou fixteenth Air, &c. . . . fontetime, (yea all together) two or three, 
of the . . elfe govern, by time?, which are the Kings unto thefe . . . e to be fpokfn of J and beare 
rule together, and At one tiwe in the divifons. 

In the firft Air, the ninth ^eleventh, and feventh Angel of f^<- Tribes, bear rule and govern. 
Vnto the ninth , 7000. and 200. and 9 minijlering Angels arefuhjeQ, Vnte the eleventh 2000, 
3C0, 60. Vnto the feventh 5C00, 300, 60, 2- 

Nal Coi'nt the number 

A. The whole fum of this Government amcunteth to 1493 1. 

Na\ If if right. 

2. thefecond is divided into 3 parts, the A'tfi^lof the fourth Tribe hath the firfl ; tlie Angel of 
thefecond, the feccnd ; The Angel of the fecond the third. The fourth hath thefe many 3000, 6co, 
30, 6. The firji fecond of the fecond 2000. . • o. 60.2. The laji of the fecond ... 00^ ^00, 
^c, 2. Aide thtfe together. 

A. They arc 6660. 

3. The third. Ihe fini, The ninth. The fecond, the fcventh. The third the tenth. The 
ninth 4400. The feventh or the fecond 3660. The tenth or the third 9236. 

Nal Nun'btr them ...... 

A. They all 17296. 

4. Nal 7he faurthhJth alfohit three parts. The An^el of the tenthTribe h^thtbe jirjl^ 

The tenth hath alfo thefecond. The twelfth hath the third. 

E. K. He prayeth. 

The firii tenth 2560. 

tiumber the fourth alfo. 
They are < 

Second tenth % 3060. Twelfth or the third 


it alfo three ford. The firfi of the Tribes have the firfi . . enth hath the fecond. 
venth hath the third. Ihe firjt hath under him 8630. The ftventh or fecond . 
The eleventh, Ihe thirds 5000, Soo, two. Number them. 

A. They are ^16738. 

.. 6300. 

The ele- 
,. 2306. 

E. K. He prayeth reverently. 

Be patient for a while. Thefe govern in the fixth. 

A. If I undcifland yon right, thefe. 

6. Thefe govern in the fixth place (which is to lome') The Angel of the fifth tribe, hath the firii 

pert, (^for there are ,...) T-he Angell of the twelfth hath the fecond. The Angel of the fifth 

hath the third p^rt. The Angell of the firji, that is to fay , of the firft fifth , hathfubjfds, 30CO, 
6cOy2C, of }be fecond or twelfth, ^co,2CO, of the third place and fecond fifth 7000, 200,20, 
2he fifth governs m this order twicet therefore it is termed the fecond fifth. Numltr it. 

A. They are- 20040. 

7. The feventh hath alfo \hree places. The fourth hath the firfl. Ihe third hath the feccnd. Ihe 
eltvcnthhatb the third. The fourth and the firji place— looo,^oo. 60, ■^. The third Angell and 
fecond placet 7000, 700, 6- Ike ehventh Angell the third place y 6000,300,20. Number it. 

A, Thtyaie 20389. /o, it is the ftventh. 

8. Ihe eight Ajre , alfo threep>^rts. Ihe Angel of the fifth hath the firfl. The Angel of 
the firfl hath the fecond- Ihe Angel of the ninth hath the third. Ihe fijth Aigel and firfl place 4000, 
300,60,2. She firji Angel and feccnd place 7CCOJ 200,5056. lie ninth Angel and the third 
place J 200,300,2. Numler it. ^ 

' A. Thcjr 

J true Relation of D'. Dee his J&ions with fpirits, dcc^ 14 1 

A. They are 13900. 

9. Ihefiiftthisalfooftbrefplares. The third Angel huth the fir ji place, the tenth An^el hath 
the feco»d. The ninth Angel hath the third, the third Angel hath in tie fir It place 9 '00,900,90, 6. 
Jhe tenth Angel and the fecond place 3000,600,20. Tlie ninth Angel and the third place, 4 ooq, 
200, 30. Number them. 

A. They are -17846. 

10. 'The tenth bath places alfo three. The eleventh Angell ecrupieth the firlh The feve^tth An- 
gel occnfieth the fecond. The ninth Angel occupieth the third. The eleventh Angel andfirll hath 
8000, SoOjSo. The feventhAngelin the fecond, 1000,200, 30. The ninth in the third, 1000,600 
10, 7. Number thent. 

A. They are 11727* , 

^slahage prayeth. 

Gabriel Ta\eheedyou wove not. 

11. The eleventh, ii three as hefore. The fir fi is occupied by the tenth. The ferond ly the 
fxth. T^ke third by the third. In the firfl place. 3000, 400, 70, 2. In the feccnd place^ 
7000, 200, 30, 6. In the third place, 5000, 200, 30, 4. Number them. 

. . - — They are 15942. 

u. The twelfth hath alfo his dividons. Three firll places it of the fxth. Second place of the 
eighth. Third of the fecond. The firjl hath 2000, 600, -^o, S. The fcond,yooOj 700,70, 2. 
The third 3000, 300 90,1. Number it. 

, They are 13821. 

13. Ihe thirteenth hath three. The tenth is in the fir j}. The firfl ii in the fecond. The feventh it 
in the third. The fir fi hath 8000, 100, 10, i. The fecond 30Q0, 300, 60. The feventh 
Angel in the third 4000, 200, lo, 3. 

Number it, 
t^. They are 15684. 

14. The fourteenth hath threefold place as the refl. The fift Angel occvpteth the firji , The 
feventh occupieth the fecond , The twelfth tccupieth the third. The firji vhich is the fifth Angel^ 
2000,600,70,3. The fecond hath 9000 , 200,30,6. The twelfth ^00, 200, 3-0. Number it, 

A^ They arc 20139. 

I)Jal. Have patience. 

t(. K. Now he ftandeth on the top of the Table. 


OCCODON Occodon. 

Anfwereth to the Angell of the ninth, iffihich is of the firfi^ ivkich occupieth the firji place of the 
firfi Ayre. It is the name- of that part of the earth which is governed by the Angel of the ninth 
Tribe , and thofe that are under him in the firji divifitn. The firji A/re. 

Mtrl{, diligently. 

Pax ci>my. 

Anfwereth the eleventh Angel, and is thmtpart of the Earth which is governed by him and his 
Minijiers, in the fecond flace ef the firji Ayre- 

VALGARS Falgars. 

Jt anfwereth to the feventh Angel and to his Minijiers, 5562, w^icA are the Ijfi part of the 
firji Ayre* 

Mtirl^ diligently. 
DOAGNIS t>oggHis. 

It is the firfi part of thefecond, the firfi part of the earth , which is. governed in the firfi 
» jp/irr of the fecond, as itjhall after nffear, under the fourth Angel. 
Mark, diligently. 

PACASNA fa cafna, dcrftand this 

well, how one 
It if the name of that part of the world on earth, that is governed in the fecond part of the IVj^^cAf^l"' 
fecond Ayre ,BY THE ANGEL of the fecond Tribe, with his Mhvfiers. 2362. An,°u 

T Thhf 

114 A true Relation of D^ 'Dtth'ts JBionsmthJpiritSydac. 

Ibus joujhall underftand of all the na mes tha t fellow. 
D..AL..VA Dial'tva. 

the third of the fecond : whofe g'^ver»o»r is the mns ofthiTriht. 

the third Ajre in the firft place. 

S A MA PH. Samapha. 


Samatha hath over it of the tribe the ninth, 
the fecond of the third is. 

VIROCHI. „. ,^/- 

Vi ro chi. 

Vnder the feventh of the Tribe, 
the third place of the 7hird Ajre. 

ANDISPl Andispi. 

It is governed by the tenth of the tribe* 
the fourth Ajre , the firji fart. 

THOTANF thotanf. 

His Govermnr is the tenth of the trihe^ fphofe Minrjhers are 2360. 
the fecond of the fourth. 

AXZIARG Axziarg. 

It a governed hy the tenth of the tribe. 

P . . H N I R. ^"^^ ""■• 

It is governed hy the twelfth of the tribe, 
the fifth Ayrej thffirji part. 
LAZDlXI Lazdixi. 

Which is governed by the firfl of the tribe, 
the ftcond part of the fifth. 
NOCAMAL . Nocimal. 

Which is governed by the feventh of the tribe. 
Jhelhird of the Fifth. 

TIARPAX . tiirpAx. 

ffhich IS governed by the eleventh of ibe , ffhofe Mi»tfters are 5 802. 

Be patient aifhile. 


J true delation o^Y)'. Dee his Anions veith fpirits, Sec, 1 4 ^ 

Tbe fixth. 

Cab Move not Mofcs was to feck in thcfc fecrets, 

Nal The firji of the fixth whofe Govermur it tbe fifth of the Tribe, 

S • X T O M P Sax tomf. 

Tbefecend ofthefxtb^ vhofe Civernour it the twelfth tf tbe Iribe. 

VAVAAMP ViVa. amf, 

the third of the fixth^ which is governed hj the fifth of the Tribe. 

Whofe Miniftei-s arc /Jao as before. 

The fir ft of the feven th is governed hj the fourth Trib e> 

OBMACAS Ohmtcas. 

K. E. Ever the Table turneth to the letter under. 

The fecond of the feventh, whofe tbe third of 

gJ:NADOL GenaJti, 

Tbe third «f hji the eleventh* 

ASPI4ON. JspiaoM. 

Tbefirftoftbe eighthy whofe Govermur it the fifth j See, whofe Miniflers are 4362.' 
ZAINFRES Ziinfres, 

Tbe fecond of the ei^bthy by thefirfi dfthe Tribe, wbofe Miniftert 7236. 
' TODNAON Todnadn, 

Tbe third of the eighth hj tbe ninth of toe Tribiy ad under him 2302. 

P R. I S T A G TrU tac. 

Tbe ninth: the fir ft^ governed by tbe tbirdj wbofe Minijliers, ^pp6, 

ODD I ORG Oddiorg, 

The fecond of tbe ninth by tbe tetitbi whtfi Miniftert ^620. 

CRALPIR Chi fir. 

Move net for tbe Lord it great amtngil you, 
\e la^ tf tbe ninth by the ninth cf tbe Tribe* Mini(iers 43 30. 

DOANZIN i)t*ftZin. 

T i 


1^4 aJtrue'B^lation of D'^Dct his Mions mth/firits,6cc. 


7he firjl of the tenth 

7'be fecond of the tenth 

the third of the tenth 
T A B I T O M 

Have patience. 

Whtfe Miniflen are 161";. 

by the eleventh of the trthe. 
Lex arfb. Xarph. 

Co mn nan. 
ly the ninth. 
la hi torn. 

governed by the tenth. 


"the third 



Ihe fecond of the twelfth 
the third of the twelfth 

"the firjl »f the thirteenth 


7he fecond 


the Ufi of the thirteentb 

"The firft tf the eleventh^ 

Minijiers 3472. 


the feccnd governed by the ftxth Minijiers •J2^6. 

Vfnar da. 

ly the thirds 

Minijiers as before 5 2 34- 

To no del* 

the firji tf the Pwelfth, go by the fixtb. 

ta pa mal. 

hy the eighth Angel. ' 

Ge do om, 

hy the fecond. 


gtverned by the tenth. 

fitmilers 81 11. • 

Ce ca and 

hy the firjl of the tribes. 
• • La pa rin. 

hj thefeventh of the twelve* 

Is luHa. 

the firjl of the fourteenth 

Do ce pax. 

hy the fifth of the tribes., 
te do and. 

this is England and Scotland roo, called anciently by the name of Britanla. there UvetkH»\ 
A man that knoweth the truth of the Britilh Originals. 

A. The Br/f//7^ Originals. 

the fecond of the 14. 

lythe feventh. 


J true Relation of ly. Dee his JHiens mth fpirits, (3cc, 145" 

V I V I P O S Vivips, 

"the laft of the feurteentb hy the twelfth. 

LMittiJlers $2^0'. 

00. NAME O a namb, 

E. K. Now he prayeth. 

E.K. Now Gabriel ftandeth up. 

Gab Ihe Lord pdr/oneth jour fajiitig , and acceptetb the inward matt , labour alfo to mor* 

roir. ton jhall have the reji, 

A. May I be bold to ask you one qucftion ? 

Gab .Toumay. 

A, Is the Queen of England^ alive, or dead ? 

She liveth. 

I am nothing near the earth, 

B. K. The Curtain is drawn. We prayed joyntly fome prayers. 

b.. Upon my motion, for the Lord Al. Laf. how to deal wii:h the Chancelour , the Curtain 
was drawn open. And he in the green, who appeared to day, came into the ftone , and faid 
as foUoweth. 

Thus fayeth the Lord : Joyn body to body, but let m'mdes ie feparate , for he ii defpifed in the -^^ ^^ 
fight tf God, and is delivered over to deftruftion , which doth tarry, till it finde him ready. _ ^j"" """^ 
Ifrael deceived Egypt, and faw Egypt overthrown. Let him do what he will with him , but Cracow. 
let him not joyn his minde with him, 

A. We arc dcfirous to know your name. Mapfam» 

My name is called D\c\\\\s. _ c'tiW 

J am ene under Gabriel , and A. Jcfus declared his name, andfo have * ""^ ' 

the name of ]c£us J kjtow and other good Creatures before unto 

honour. us. 

Map. My name » Mapfama.' 

A. Is, die illis, the Etymology thereof? 

Map. It if. 

A. How much it importcth for us to undcrftand the bed counfcl that is to be given to A. L. 
yoQ know, &c. 

Map I am commanded, and I have done my commandment. But fee, that thou, and he fid" 

fill thofe things that are commanded you by me. 

A. You faid I fliouldbe his mouth to you : How fhall I execute that, I pray you ? 

Map Not to me, but to God. 

A. By prayer mean you ? 

Map. ..... Tea, and by frefence; 

A, By prefence,with whom? The Empe- 

Map Thou (halt go from hence with him to the Emperour : God will fllr up farther rour.^ 

matter, by thy prefence there. 

A. Shall all our Leflbus be finifhed, and /ufficient power delivered unto us according to 
the promife of God ? 

yeujhallbe al|le to-praciiceby Sunday, 

A. By which iunday ? 

Bvt the praftices that are the inftruftions of theHighcft, are not but in lawful caufes 

and foir neceilicy, to glorifie God ; and agaiiift Pharaoh. 

A. What ftiall, then, be the hability of my skill to praftice, before Sunday next ^ 

^ Map 7hefe Calls touch all the parts of the World. IheWcrld may be dealt withall, vifible 

tftih her parts i Therefore you may do any thing. Tbefe Calls are the l{eyes into the (jates and hpp^rh'ion. 

Cities of wifdom. Which [^ Gates^ are not able to be opened, but with vilible apparition* Note. 

, [ A. Andhow rtiallthat becomeunto ? OMerve per- 

Map If^hich is according to the former inftruftions : and to be had, by calling of every au ^a"inhc 

Table, loucalled for wifdom, God hath opened unto you, hit Judgement: He hath delivered hySunf^y 
untoyou the k,eyes, that you may enter ; But be humble. Enter not of prefumption, but of "-xt praaife, 
pcrmiffion. Go not in rafhly ; But be brought in willingly : For, many have afcended, but ^""^ '^*"*^ 
few have entred. By Sunday you fhall have all things that are necejfury to be taught 3 then ( as ^'.j^^'^'^"?-** 


_ H^s ^ i^^^ "Relation ofD^, Dec his Anions nith /pints, &c. 

' occafionferveth ) jou may praBke at all times. But yoiTbeing calUi bj God a^iTtTu^d 

A. How fhall we imderlland this Calling by God > 

Map Godjioppetb r»y ■mtnth^ I will aufwer thee no more, 

A. Mifericoidit Dei fit fuper nos^veritas eju? fulgeat & floreat in cordibus noftris. 


kneele^d b ' """^ ^''"^P^X" devoutly, and I joyning my mind to his pronunciation thereof 

1 his pr,yer T^omim JefnChriiie, Veiti fabnarium mfirorun,. Cnjm mmen fit benediaum hodie & quotidie - 
W.5 m-.fwrittcn iimafcendtiu fuper Cxlim €xlt, ad dextram Dei fatris : demo venturM ad iudicanduyH ,- 

i, ,bU rUcc «i'Um, cum potejhte magna, & majejlate mirabili, educ ms vmCtos tn pec c at i^ in fortitudZ 

£"''lJ:n If.f •?T>'^ '"^ •■ "^Z"/:^"''^*-?"' remif^onempeccatorumfupr nivcm, adeo HtbenefUcmm 

h^%c oecn jtt tibihabitare innobui & nos in te. Amen. ' 

:;Ma7foiLw- ^- Ex Pfalterio poil 67 Pfalnium. 


TnefdayCncovxx^Oi'Uii^i. 1584. inWhitfon-week, Mane circa 7 

w , »w Vh. Q?'"' r"?' ^"^ ^°'"'' P''^^^' "^^■^' ^PP^^^'-d a very iitde Creature, on the CuHiion, 

llluder. by the S one .•, P«r out y.ur Ca-.dle ; for you fiiail have nothing rodo to day. 

hi^! f '' ^Ts "■""' ']""' "^^ ""^ ^;ledgcyour mellage for our clcculc ; feeing we were 
bid yelterday to labour to day. ^ 

E. /r. He IS gone. 

A. After that about half an hour, there appeared our Inftruftors, as before time 
^^°' Movsy move, mevenotjfor the place is ha'y. 

£, K. Gabriel ftanderh up, and after a while faid. 

......Jheheavens are called rit^hteow, b,. uufe .^ their obedience. Tiie earth ace urttd h. 

Obedience. '""^ ?f ^'^^ frowardndle. Thcfe rh.-refore, that feek he.venly thi.zs, ought to he obedient ■ led 

Zin'f' ^°^^'-^"f^' ^'-y be confume.] in the end, bumf to aftes with fire Thiafh 
Jhall be for her unrighteoufnefe. ^^^^i '* foe £.arili 

is ^!'iHfrjt7'" °^'^"f * ""'^ f"^' i ^''"'^'"^ ' "-^«^ '^' irrjirumnt of righteoufnejfe , (^hicb 

Faith. "f^'ll } f'^i JOU may be perta^ers of the celelHal comforts -, which are thf hire offuch a, for. 

fake then- frovvardnels. It hath been faid nnto) ou,... ! not cut Cods buulig It hatl 

bee;: faidwtto you, . ... Continue to the end. It hath been alfo told you, ... that the DeteLinZ 

tmts of God are not as ye: cdabmcdupon you. J > . ^aa, we uetermtm- 

• \r^ie I. Rei. f"*'''t iiwntttr. It may, again be * iiiidetermined 7 fpeah tbii for your inliruSion - F.r 

c.f. . F ,/. ^-J*-.tne power ofGod, but not unco righteoufnefTe:.,^.* eULrnong7thjew!Z 

Pfe- ni,, u- *,ZCnJ I A f f ^^''oy^^^'i ^^e not grod. Not, that thej were evil in the timeof their 
.; .. /.:/e et.a.,. ^"^'"V f'. ^'" ^''f'if' ^''^f In-unUion, and the dignity of then offA ^r. defiled in them in the end 
V-rt. ,.v,,.s. through rhe,ro..n frowardnefTe. rhe High-pn.jh alfo were chofrn inrighteoufn.fe , andbTtt 
S.R:S'^c.,r.z.ffiritofGod: b,t they became Rebels in the holy boufe : and f^ich J ofwbo^ it k Li AltiSLus 
«f cnttrmt autemfuir franrli iim ;iKc E^ r ; i ■ i ■ T ■' '^'•"'•" " " jala. 3 /iltlllimUS 

Vo-Jus fa. '*""™;"''^ icanda urn lUis. Ei^enfo my brethren may it be with you. 

n,onisf,J,c^c ^- J^'"=^'i"'^"J us from that inconvenience. 

' Fora.though,ithnthpleafedGod,toPewhimfelfuntoyou,yetareyonnctaJhanfedtoraj- If 
the harveit cometh not in, at the time appointed, I will become a runnagate '^ 

But Euge C "'J brethren) Hath the Lord need of you ? It needeth not be told you ; you km-m 

For what ? the contrary. Ihen it fcUcweth,you have need of God. But for what .^ .„d why" That ,3 

fouls may overcome thi, World, overcome the body, to the dignity of an Angel ' "^'-^^"^ 

And bccaufeyoH are miferahle, and turned cut to the field, full of brambhs and mifcry. hane 

, nakfd, and unarmed to fight againfi him, that reftjietb againjl the might of God. CMerxM, 

lajt two, and then anfwer jour fives, for the reji. & j ^0 . L^onjiaer theje 

Ovc IgiveyouaA-ortyvarning. God will fulfil hU promises : And (^ as he hath faid ) by this Att- 

PiomiilA ret gult, youjhail understand. ' J ^J ••'"* ntr- 

««>„«..«,. I. How to know and ufe God his Creatures, good and bad. 

"^'"T '->' !=■; \ j"'T\^'':'''^^';'Z^''\'^/''-^^Z'^'<>f'^'H^f^^'ii^'^nd(hall^ y,m 

Tif&L ^;: tf^ ^^j""^ "' '""'['^^ •- CoHfider it, if you can : and they are the greatefiUecaufe the, 
tb: g,«tcft. f ' '^^^ ^'"^> '"^ ^«"""> all That hath been done before them. Lrh if you confiderwelL aZ 

UwhatyoH areralled ; yo. p.U percene,ihat the Judgements of God, areiot llnMaU 
Movcnotfion, ^Jl'\rtV I'f "',^''7^'^«'«-^ ^^^ethren. Have a little patience for the A^l. ' 

pla.c ^ e f^^' Mr ftbfiom his p\^ejhall find the reward of it. 

A, After 

^J^true '/^elation o f D^ Dtt hi s Acli^jns mth fpirits, <?cc. 1 47 

6. After ha'f an hour ? The twelfth ha:h the third- 

Qah ty.Uve not. Move not. Move not. 

Three Prrts ^'" f"^"""^ ^"'^ '*^ ^'"'^ 

T/y r,hirb hathth^ firf, V'u ^""-^ ti'^ I'^'J^^'i' 

: llf tenth h^th the fecoud. The ninth hath the third. 

' 2^'- '-^''f'^ '''' ''^"■^- 18 The eighteenth is of three. 

Th° i^ hfith q parts. i ? C the fifth. 

The fecondhJ^hthefirH, 2 V hath ■^the feventh. 

The third bath the fecond, 3^ ^ the twelfth. 

£. K. He threw like duft out of the Stone toward my eyes. 

ip. ...... T'he ninteenth if alfo threefold. 2 third. 

I Thetwelfth. 3 feventh, 

2 The eighth. 

,. The eleventh. 21 ,The one and twentieth, zV alfo threefold. 

I twelfth. 

5 ... 

20 The twentieth is alfo threefold, g 2 f/^^t^ 

1 ,. fifth. 3 fixth 

E: K. There ftandeth one, at one of my eares, and at another, an- a tempting iu 
othcr, howling like Dogs i andfaid, Ah you beggars ! come^nKe. 

Gab He will deceive yoU-, takj heed lefi you move. 

E. K. He feemeth to be telling money behinde me. 

A. Look not back in anj cafe. 

The ninth of the fifteenth hath under him \j\.'\ of the ^ 2. 1000.300.60,7. A ^'i'^. 

The tenth of the firti[^-~\ hath under 1000. 500, 60; 7. \_b..'] of the 12. Sup. 

The twelfth of [a.] the ftrjl 1000, 800. 80. 6. Terlar'''' ^'^ 

The fir\i of the fecond\_^.'^hath under him 9000. 900, 20. and he it the fectnd of the '"^^ ^' 

The fecond of the fecond, which is the third of the 12. 9000,200,30. 

The third of the third, which if,the twelfth of thetwelfth, hath under him "j 000, 200, /^q. 

Thefirfi of the third ( the fecond of the 12 ) hath under him jooo, 600, 20, 3. 

The fee and of the third , which is the fir ii of the 12. 7000, 100, 30. 2. 

The third of the third, which is the ninth of the i 2. hath with him , or under him, 2000^ 
600, 30} 4. 

iS. The firfi of the fourth, which is the fifth of the 12. 2000,300,4036. 

The fecond, which is the feventh of the 1 2, under him 7000, 600, So, 9. 

^he third of the fourth, which ii the twelfth of the 1 2. under him 9000, 200, 70, 6- 

The firj} of the fifth, which is the twelfth of the 1 1. under him, 6000, 200, 30, 6. 

The fecond which is the eighth of the 1 2. under him, 6000. 700, 30, 2. 

The third of the fifth : which is the eleventh of the 12, under him, 2000, 300, So, 8. 

The firji of the fixth, which is the fifth of the 1 2. under him 3000, 600, 20, 6. 

The fecond of the fixth the third of the i 2. 7000, 600, 20, 9. 

Tke third, which is the feventh of the 12. under him 3000, 600, 30, 4. 

21. The firJi of the feventhywhicb is the twelfth of the 12. under him 'yOOO, •yOC, 30,6. 

2 he fecond of the feventh, which is the eighth of the 12. under him 5000, 600, 30, 5. 

The laji of the feventh, which it the fixth of the 1 2 . under hint 5 000, 6 00, 5 0, 8 . 

Number every Ayre. Hove patience for awhile. 

^' ■— Tlie 15, 4520 I • is the twelfth of the twelve. 

The 16. 28390 2 is the firji of the twelfth. 

■_ -i,: The 17 ij s^ 3 is the twelfth of the twelve. 

'«"'" The 18 19311 

The 19 


-^ i5 3'^<5 23. The firli of the fecond. 

The 20 14S89 ' I J ' 

^"^ \\>.J}^ '^^ '~ '°^'^ 2- • the feventh of the twe've. 

_l'.. ^ I the feventh of the tvrelve. 

The firji of the fourth feventh hath three 3 the eighth of the twelve, 

.. T'^rts. 

i4. Thi 

^A true Relation of D'", 


his Mions wh j f hits y die. 

24, "the third. 

I the fourth of 

Tj. The fixth. 

2 — the tenth. 

5 the twelfth of the twelve. 

I • the fecend. 

25. the fourth. 

2 • • the fourth. 

I ' the fourth. 

3 the fifth. 

2 the fecoKfl. 

5 _ — . the twelfth of the twelve. 

28. The feventB. 

The fifth. 

I • the twelfth. 

I — '-^ the tenth'p- 

2 the eighth. 

2 • ■ the miith> of the twelve. 

3 — . — ■ twelfth of the twelve. 

5 — thefix\}i 2x 

2 -> The firjl of the firft, whiah it the twelfth of the twelve, under him 2000. 200. 30. 2. 

The fecondofthe firji, under him 2000. 300. 20. 6. 

The third ef the firjr, which is the eltventhof wider him 2000. 300. 60. 7. 

. . The firjl of the fecond, which 7000. 30b. 20. 

The fe'.'ond under him 7000. 200. 60. 2, 

The third of the fecond, which if thefecond ef the 12. under vim 7000, 300. 30. 3. 

24 The firji of the third^ which is the fourth of the twelve^under him 8oco. 200, 
Ihe fecondof the third^which n the tenth of the twelve.^ under him 8000. 300. 60. 
The third of the third, which it the eleventh of the twelve^under bint bboo.200, 30.6. 

25 The firjl of the fourth^ which ii the fourth of the twelve, under him 5000. 6000. 30. 2. 
The fecond of the fourth, which is the fecondof the twelve, 6000. 300. 30. 3. 

The third of the fourth, which is the twelfth of the twelve, under him 6000. 200. 30. 6. 

2 6 The firfi of the fifth, the which it the twelfth of the 9000. 200. 30, 2. 
The fecond of the fifth, which is the eighth of the twelve, 5000. 600. 20. 
The third of the fifth,which is the fwelfth of the twelve, 5000.600. 30. 7. 

27 Th? firfi of the fixth, which i$ the fecond of the twelve, hath under him 7000. 200. 20. 
The fe-cond of the fxthithe fourth of the twelve, 7000, 500. 60. 

Tie third,which is the fifth of the twelve, 7000. 200. 60. 3. 

28 The firfi of the feventh, the tenth of the twelve, 2000. 600. 30. 

The ferond of the feventh, which is the ninth of the triielve, under him 7000, 200, 30. 6. 
Thelafi of the f event h, the fixth of the twelve, under him 8000, 200, 

/^. The 22*ii. .... is....i ^925. * 

2} • 21915. 

24 24796. 

25 — — • ' 18201. 

26 18489- 

27 22043. 

28 — ^18066. 

They 1 kneel to prayer. Then the Curtain was drawn. 

E. K. There appearcth like the fnuf of a Candle on the top of the 
-fione, it is like a little fpark of fire. After this , Gabriel faid by voyce, 
Have patience. 

A. Afc^r half ail hour, A voyee faid ... look to .... to£,if. - 

E.K. The Curtain ib drawn open. Nal<vage ftandethonthe top oi 
the Table. '^ 

Nal The fir fi\ fart of tht firfi [even jtH h*i ttd^j. 

The ninth. 

TAHANDO. T*h4Hd0. ,. 


» • ■ ^ '. T 

Jtfue Relation cf D'. Dee his ABions mth [pints , dcc^ 14.9* 

7hetentbj the feconi'-f the firjly vhichisthe tenth. 

N b C 1 A B I Nocisbi. 

Th: third. 

T A S T O X O Tasttxo. 

1 -5 Ihe firli of the feconi. 

CVCARPT Cm carft. 

Toe fecoxd. 

LAVACON Lava con. 

•the third is gsventfd by the twelfth of the twelfth. Minijiers 9140. 


17 T'he third. ~ the firfi^ which is the fecond of 

the fecond. 


7he third , whofe governaUr is the ninth of the twelve. 
i8 the firfi of the fourth. 
the fecond. 
Hhe third. 
the firjl of the fifth. 
tke fecond. 
A B A I O N 
the third. 

29 thefirfioftheftxth. 


So fhi al. 

Sig morf. 
Aj dro^t. 
Na ha mi. 
Zti fa. faii 

lalpa M B. 
tor Zex i. 
A ha i od, 
md graf. 

Zi L droit. 



A true elation of D^. D^thhjBtons mth ffmts.^C 

^he ffconi of the fixtb. 

Par zi h». 

the third »f the fixtb. 

To to can. 

The firfi of tht fcventh bj the twelfth. 


Ghirs fa. 



To in torn. 

'the third cf the feventh. 



CtWxt, ViKfaig. 

^a\...,..'rbe Uft feve». 


O'Zi'dai 0^ 

the fecond of the Ufi feveK. 

Para an. 

the third. 


23 1'he firji of the fecend. 




The fectnd. 

Ko no amh. 


m Z'tnif, 

the third of the feteni. 


Zax a ni». 

24 thefirfi. 


Or ca mir. 



Chi alp. 

Ihe third of the third. 


So i ge el. 

Ihe firji of the fourth. 


fJHir zind. 

7he fecond 

hj the fecond of the twelfth. 

Ob va trs. 


The thirds. 


Toe firji of the fifth 

Kan giant, 

by the twelfth of the twelfth. 

Pi fhand. 

<^y{true Relation ofD^, Dee kis ABions mth fpiritSy <?cc; 15 

iTte fecond. 
■ N I O R A N A Nigrina. 

the third. 

B A Z C H I M B«« chim. 

Ibe firfl, 
. S A Z I A M I Saaia mi. 

The fee on*. 


The third. 

28 the firjl of the feventh. 



F O C • S K I Focis tit. 

The third. 
' bXtdPAR Oxlofar, 

Ifal Hdve patience ftr « Tfhile. Sty oh'. 

*«?.;;*l*;,v l':^n;.*,rJ ./ * r.. =• l- now ^e ftaade* 

The fecend the fourth of the 3 .... the fifth of the 12. oft the Table. 

50. The thirtieth hath ^ parts, 

1 • the twelfth. "S 

2 - the fourth. C r ^t . 

3. tbeth^rd. >'f'b^^^' 

^ ■■ thefixth. J 

The firfl of the nine and twentieth hath under him, 9<?32. 

.The fecond by the fourth of the 12. undfr him ^2^6, 

The fifth tf the 12 that geverneth under 7635* 

I ^o Thetielfthefthe li. 4632. 
The fecond .... hy thefturth of the I2. under him ^6^6. 
The third the third of the under him 7^32. 
The lafl .... by thefixth 5632. 

, The earth in the firfl divifion of the 29. 

V AS TRIM irastrtnt. 

-^e fecond fart «f If Ayrei-, 

ODRAXTI Odraxtt, 

hy the fifth of the i2f 
The third, wbofe Miniflers are 7635. 


H z aJ true %elation of I>^ Dee his ABions vpithfpirits^ 6cc. 

GOMZI.AM (Somziam. 

30 , "Ihefirft of the :^o,.., under tbt li. 


The feconi under the fourth of 

GEMNIMB Gemnmh. 

The tfnri under the third. 

ADVORPT di vorft. 

The laji hy the fixth $f the 1 2.' 

'^J'.'none DOZINAL Vtzin^l. 

. . re : but 

*' ^** Hal 1 have done. 

A. As you gave us tafte, or warning of IttlU and BritanU, fo if it be thought good c«|| 
you, we are delirous to underftand of the reft, the Application to fuch names as we under-' 

Nal. ...... Makf an end for to day: Give tver. Makf your felves ready for toimrrr9f\ 


E. K. The Curtain is drawn. 

A, Deo omnipotenti, Optimo, & snaximo Univerfa machina creata laudem gloriam &: ho- 
norem reddat , nunc & in perpetuum. Amen. 

A. There is a prayer written after the Aftion of Monday Afrfii 21. next here before be- 
ginning Vomine Jefu ebrijitf &c» which I raifplaced there ; for after this dayes Aftion, it was 
faid by E. iC. and me. 



J true Relation of D'. Dee his JBtons with fpirits, 6c c. i^ ? 


Tars Ouarta '^ Anno 15S4. Mali 25; 

Wedenfdaj', t CracovUi Mail 23. Mancj hora J. \ fere, Poji orationes nojlras. 

He Curtain appeared, at the firft looking. 

L. There happened a great ftorm or temptation to E. K. of doubt- 
ing and mifliking our Inftruftors and their doings, and of contem- 
ning and condemning any thing that 1 knew or could do. I bare all 
things patiently for God his fake, eJ"c. At length the Curtain was 
opened, and they appeared. 

E. K. I am contented to fee, and to make true re- 
port of what they vvill fhew j but my heart ftandeth 
againft them. 

Gab "The time jljall come, that the oak^ that is beaten with every florm fio-Il be aBiniMg- 

"table in the Princes Hall. . able 

Gab M ve not, for the place iih'jly. He that doulteth, doth the property oftheflep^ doubting i 

hut he that hath faith, hath the gift of the Holy Ghofi. The Swallow flieth [yfift, but where fbe 
lighteth, there if no remembrance of her being : fuch are the words of man. But our words are 
like unto afwift arrow, that entretb and lHc!{?th where it lighteth. 

As man loveth the Ofvre for the Gold that is in it, and for the end of his ufe ; fo G»d loveth the 
dunghills of the ff^or/d, &c. But the enemy,the more he lifteth up himfe/f, the greater /hall be his A. I Tiifpeft 
fall : for in'had of joy, jhall enter in an hundred, andinjiead of hundred a. thoufand. But beware 'J"? "'*" '» 
efthofe Rebels ; for they are like the f mall jl ones which are in every place of the 'Earth. But =""i'"f«'S. 
tnove not. Let ui do that which is our part : Vnto others be it as they deferve. 

E. K. There appeareth a great thing like a Globe, turning upon GlobeappM''r- 
tvvoaxcll-trees. , '"^" 

Nal T^rn tothefirfiJir .A. I have done. 

Nal. Jbe Earth in the firfiayre, is this, [E.K.po'mt'mg on that Globe to it. ] 

U. We befeech you to bound or determine the Countries or Portions of the Earth, by 
their iittermoft Longitudes and Latitudes, or by fonie other certain manner. 

. Nal Ofir manner is, not as it is of worldlings : IFe determine not places tfter the forms • • w»rdes, 

cflegs , or as leaves are : neither we can imagin any thing after the fajhion of an [ A J horn : as ' •' ^ 
■ thpfe that are Cofnographers do. , - , , A^^ngd ap- 

UotW'thjlanding the Angel of the Lord appeared unto Ptolomie, and opened unto him the prrts peared to Fto- 
ofthe Earth : but fome he was commanded to fecret : and thofe are Niirthward imder your Pole, lumie, 
JSat unto yon, the very true names of the ^orld in her Creation are delivered. 

A. There appeared a great water, long and narrow, reddifh, and thereby appeared . . . 

There appeared written Egypt. He hath in his hand written Syria.. And of that he 
faid, that it was the fecond of the firft. 

Now appeared a very fine Land and R.egion in which appeared a great City, in the edge of 
it. There appeared written Mefopotamia. The third of the firft. 

Now appeared alarge portion of the Earth, wherein appeared Beares, agreat River from The firft of th« 
a Hill going into the Sea with three mouths. The word written Cappadocia. fecond. 

The fecond of the fecond. 

written in his hand T/z/r/^. 

A. I pray you, do you mean Tufcia by Italy ? 

*tbe third of the fecond : vivitttn Parva Afta. 

"the fir it' ' Hircania ■ ■ h. Mare Cafpiumzppezred by it. 

The fecond ■ Thracia 

The lali Here appear people going into Caves of the ground, and dwelling in qoIj Mines 

Caves : they are long haired men, naked ; Here appear great Hills, and the veines of the underthe Pole 
Gold Mines appear : the men feem to have baskets of leather. This is one of the places un- ^^'^''t^. 
derthc Pole Artick, written .... Gofmam. 

A. . Is it fo called, of the peopleof the Country > 

. . ■ any 
. . Poles 

Nal Even at thishsur. 

E. K. Here 

1 54 y^ true Relation of D^ Dee his JBionsmthJjfirits, &c, 

E. K . Here appcareth a mighty great Hill, and about it a great 

Cave of water. Here appear bcafts divers: fome like a Swine, with 

feet like a Beare, his neither )aw hanging to his and divers 

and a mighty Hill running, with branches : there by lie things 

with huskes on them. 


he appointeth, 

written The b a idi. 

ihefecond — — Here the Sun fhlncth fair. Parfadal. 
Toe third ~ — Here appear people very beaftly, with Mantles on their 
fliouldcrs : and beafts with long fnouts. 


Here appear great rotten trees, very old, great Woods of them. 
Beyond the Woods are great Hills. Great Fens appear, and great 
Marifh-^^round : Fowles as big as Swans, green, fcaled on their backs, in 
the water. ' 

,' ■ • the firii of the fifth ^' Baftriane. 

• The fecond « Cilicia. 

7he third . Oxiana, 

' •'" 6. The firji ef the fiKth ^ Numidia. 

Jhefecond Cyprus. 

Jbe third Parthia, 

•■' y, Ike fir ft ofthefeventb • — -*— Getulia. .[ 

Tbefeccnd Here is a great Dcfart : no Trees. , :i^: j 

in his hand ■ Arabia. 

The third. • Phalagon. 

^. i never heard of it. 

E. K. It IS toward thel^ovtb^ where the 'z/eines of Gold ■■, and fucli^ 

A.Groynitrdpeople appear as before were noted. On this fide them a great way 

asitfcink. ^pppj^j. lYien with fwiniih fnouts, their vifage is fo ftrouted out j butfo 

be percei'ved to be of humane fvifage. The women have about their 

privities very long hair down to their knees. The men have things 

on their fhoulders of beafts skins , as inftead of a Jerkin or a Man- 


8. Ihe firft of the eighth ' " '■" Mantiana. 

People appear here of reddiili colour. 

Thefecond ■ Soxia 

On the one fide of the black men " "^ ' 

The third — - 

like Spaniards appear very high men with Spaniili Capes witli^ut 
Swords by their fides. Here appeare great Towns •, divers ; ^ "*• 
The name being not evident we urged, and CaUia appeared. 

S.thefirfi lUyria. :ri:> 

7hefecotid ■ »f,') 

If thouflir, tkeuflialt never fee more , -_ To E. K. ^;. 

_ . Sogdiana. 

the third — Lydia. '• 

J true^elation ofG^, Dee Hs ABkns v?hhfpirits, <kc. i c; ^ 


Men like Dutchmen with leather nc- 
' ther Itocks. 

j'Ae third. Here appear Monkies , great flocks. 

j^^j^j^^ The people have leather Coats 5 and 

no beards, thick leather , and Gar- 
thers. They gather up thinkg 

Na^ Ibefe people are mt kjiewn with you. 

£k. Are ri: :y not in Africa ? 

Nal... .. I "7 *•'• Now a dark fog covereth all the ftone. 

Kiil.-.-- Stay awhile. 

£. A . I pray you let us go to dinner. Mo'z/e not^ Jf^* 
E. K 'Ndl'uas^e prayeth. Now he pointeth to a place. 

II. To? fir'} of the eleventh. Bithynia. 

Tif feiotfl.. \^A great Citie, and the Sea hard by if.] Graecia. 

A. Ij not thac great Citie Conftantinople? 

Kal Iti^. There is the feat of that great Devil the Turk,. 

Nal He it but Tenant at will. 

Tbethirc^. Licia. , 

12 The firfi of the twelfth. 

E. K. Here appear handfome mcn,in gathered tucked GarnientS5and 
their fhooes come up to the middle of their legs , of divcrfe coloured 

Nal. ..., . Thefe be thofe beyond Hifpaniola. 

E. K. It is a low Countrcy. Here appear 'great piles of ftones lik^ 
St. An^Ircws Croffes. Two Notab'e Rivers are here, The women 
hav- great covertures over their heads, coming from their fhoulders, as 
the Hoyks in Flanders. 

ni Gap. 

There are on this fide of it, Ca great way^ a great number of dead 

Nal It is beyond Gia pan. 

A. Then it is that land, which I life to call Atlantis. 

Nal Ikey fir etch more near the Wefi : 7hey are 25 Kingdoms in it, • 

7he fccond beyond ajlacewbere the Gefe. 

I India. 

India in the heavenly government is divided into two partsl This is called the greattr Inde, 

7he third . .....a great many little Ifles, 

A. Do you mean the Ifles of Orkjtey. 

Nal No. 

A. They fecm tobe theIflesofM<t/tfCi&d. 

The firfi of the thirteenth Achaia. 

The fecond Armenia. 

E. K. A great old Caftle ftandcth on the fide of the top of a ve- 
ry high Hill. Itfeemethto bemadeofwood, It feemeth iour<cor- 

A. I befeech you what is that Caftle > 
Nal. ...../t« theArkofNoc. 

Tie tA/r^ ...... Cilicia. 

, ^*^ Teuneverkjtew t*« CiHcIa. this is CiMzj where the Children of IJemrod dwell, m.w^j 

It ts up m the Mounttins beyond Qith»j. N«mrod. 

E. K. This 

H 6 ^/f'trm %e!ation of D\ Dec /.// AUions nkh/pirits, 6:c. 


E. K. This people/omc great Cyants,and'very fair. Their Appa- 
rel is Gowns tiickt up, they are very coftly Apparell'd, and in their faces 
they have great "jewels lil^e precious fioncs hanged, they are marvellouf- 
ly rich apparelled in filks. 

14 lie fir'i H:re feem as if many houfes Were thrown dourK, and Cajiles. Paphlagonia. 

One/ jotte Hi/I appeareth in it very long, 

'JhfftCund pliaziana. 

• 7he third .. .... Here be men with Iroad Caps li\e Egyptians, and many Mountains are here on 

one fide C\\:\\'^i, 

• 5 Ihe firfl Itcrgi, Here appear Wo-tds^iVaters, and fair towm^hut the people are, tajvKjy and have great lumps of flefli under their Throats. Ihty are to the South of the 
lalt Ciliciens. 

Jhere are 14 Kit^doms of them. 

Ihe fee end Macedonia.. 

I'jethrd Garamamica. Teople of a low fiature,hlack,ifwarty people^ naked. 

The firll of the fxteenth Here Itk^e men of wilde gejiure, chathed Itkf Polonians. | 

This Conntrej is ..... Sauroniatica, 

The fecond v^thiopia. 

E. K. Here are fome naked , fome not naked , covered with red 
Garments. The houfes feem like Tents, made oFcioath and leather. 
There are great Rivers. 

Jhe third. 

E. K. Now he fheweth by the North-pole , and the great Moun* 

Fi a cim Here he feven Kingdoms y their chief Citie it called Fiaciin , all that are of that ,. 

Kine^s Ceunfel are Aiirommers, The Kings name that now governeth it Gapfacar. 
The firli. 

Seeji tbcuthiiCcPntrej ? ...4.. Cokhici. To E. K. 

'ikefecond Cirenlaca £. |f. Hard by a great Water. 

The third. Nafanionia. 

The fir jl .Carthago. 

Thefecond Now appear many Crocodiles ^hng fifcked,fcaledcnthe body^with long tailes. 

...... Cox lant. A great place appeareth, covered about with tire. <J\iany great Serpents 

appear here of 200 fiot. It appeareth iierj Eajiward. No feople appear here. 

E. K. There cometh from Heaven like a Mift , and covereth a great? 
place, about 300 mile long, like a Park, enclofeJ with fire. It is on a 
hic^h giouitd. There come four Rivers out of it , oneEaft, ano.ther 
VVeft, another North, and another South. The pales, or cnclofure of 
it feem to be Arches,befet moft richlywith precious ftones. In the Gate 
of it Hand three men like us,one is in a long Gown with many plcats,the 
other like in aCaflek. The third in the rough skin of a beaft. In 
the name of Jefus : Is this the f^^r^f^//^ that Adam was baniflied out of. ^ 

The very fame -, from hence he was turned out into the earth. This is the true Vak.of 


A. Will you give me leave ? 

Say on. 

It fhould feem this muft be on the earth, not in the aire. 

... ... It is upon the earth. 

You faid that from hence he was turned out into the earth. 

• Ihe cvrfe of God in Adam caufed the earth , whereinto he was call to le acciirftd. For, if ' 

Adam hAd a.fter hit full tarried in Paradife , bit rcickedrnffe would have altred the tnnocency of 
the place. Th-refore it ParadiCc diUngniJhed frinf the earth, in refped of her purity : hecaufe the 
earth it defiled, and corrupted with man. The earth is faid to be finfull in refpeO of the fin of 


A. Till 45 degrees , both liJforthcrly and Southerly , all is knewn in the moft part of the 
world : But of any fuch pUce there is no knowledge nor likelyhood by any Hiftory of tiiefe ■ 
dayej^ or of old time. 

Nal .There- 

(^Jtrue '}^ elation ofD'. Dee hts Mtom mth fpirits, ^c- 15-7 

N-il .therefore this Is cunning, and the wifjom of God. Ihere dr^Reth ficJhhTit that 

1> txi a. ..'I. f '.J vf 1. * .. .J fj \ iiiiiiiii^^^^ a.1 t*.i lilt vv UUvJUJ ur VjUl 

(liall never die, iFhkh were taken up for a tclhimny of Truth.. 

A. £.''V and E>torf,, by the Apocalypsdo feem that they (hould fufsr death, under Anti 
chrilK if »vc undc;rihini»i£;hc. There is E//V, Enoch, and Jo/?« : They fiiall />£>;» to ie dead 
by his power, but not otad, ' 

I'l^th'i'rd Iduhlsa, 


inteen Ibe firji Parftavia. 

k^now it i^ot . 
'lie fccpiid Celtica. 

• 7hdtweu>iderjiaKdconmo>t(ynort>forGz[\i-Ji. ft is thxt rfbich you cal/ Fhndri± ths 

Lov Cou«try. * 

ihi third . E. K. Here appear men with tallons like Lions. 

They be very devils. There are five Iflesofthcm. Thefe be they 
that can dwell in any part of the Earthy and are called Pilofi. 
Nothing difFcrcth them, but in that they have bodies. 


J an. 

20- - 

the firft. , E. K. Under the South Pole. 

Here appear little men with long beards: their ""•^c '^'^ 
bodies as childrens bodies. '''"'''^'''• 

Nal. There dwelleth the tvouderful Emperour of the IVorld, and the wonderful City of the /\ a w-nder 

'^orld : Beie are an hundred and twelve Kingdoms. Thii City it a hundred forty fix leagues ful great Cicy] 

A. Youunderftand twoEnglifli miles for a league, as in Friixcf.'' 

Nal It 1 here dwelleth the true generation of Chiia, 

Tolpam, ' 

The feccnd — — • Carcedonia, 

The third — — Italia. 

L, Italia znd Britani^Vf ere before applied; thethird of the 15, and firft of the 14. 
...•. Tljerefore thefe two places to be reconciled. 

He pointeth to a great City with a River by it, 

This it that City which jhall not have one ftone Handing in it. Tbit City it in Italia 

A. Is it Kontf, 1 pray you ? . 

-Nal It ii Rome. ^ 

.£. K. Now there is come a white mift in the Stone. 

Ceafcyfaid a 'voice. 
A voice ...... Stay for a wbilei 

E. K. 

Nal. Read them in my hand as thoit feejl them [ ^, He fpake to E, A^. ] 

il The' firji - ■ ■-~ Britania. 

The fecond ■ Pheniccs. 

. The third ■ ConLigincri. 

22 The /zrjl Apulia. 

The fecond Marmarica. 

The third — Concava Syria. 

*3 The fecond of the feventh ——— ; 

. 'Xkt firfi ■ . Gebal. 

The fee end 1 Elam vide Elamita:, 

The third -. — - Idunia. 

^ Nal It is beyond Greenland. 

" 24. The firft ^ . Media, 

The fecond . - iz^ Arriana, ^ 

15 8 <i>'/ true %^'ation of Yj\ Dee his Mions mthjpirits, &c. 

7he third ■ Chaldra 

A. I bcfitch yoii, whac d\Scrcth th\$ €haldea from CtUeibcfoTe t 
Kal iop (hall finde the difftrence of it, in praaice. 

25 _~ ■ 7hffefe'p[e Scrici. w 

Ihefecond Pcrfia. 

7he third Gongatha ■ £, K. Toward the South Pole. 

26 ihefirji ■ Gorfim ■ — — Bcarcs and Lions here. 

7h' frconi Hifpania 

Ihe third '■ — " Painiihilia • 

ijThefiril Oacidi. 

Gal There be 9 Katgdoms Fair madc people, Dut tawny. 

'the fecond ^Bibylon. 

rhe third ■ — " Median - — £. K. It IS much Nofthward. 

28 The fir li • Idnmian. Nal 7hey aretw$ Ifles environed ivith tttt arm 

^y- q'hc fecond Felix Arabia. 0/ ft? Scythian Sea, yphichgoeth in at Ma^p'i. 

•jy xhird ■• Metagonitiden It ftandeth very Southerly. 

29 7 /'f firjl Affyria. 

qhf feco-rii ^ ■ Afnca ^ 

Ihe third • Baftnani. 

^oThcfirjl- ' ~ Afran; Here appear people With onc eye in 

nefrcofd Pi'^ys'^. ^I^^j.. hcad.fecminfi; to be in their breaft, 

Ihe fourth Mauntama. toward the Equmo:: lal. 

A. I lemember of people called Arimafpi, 

Nal. ...-. Ihis dayes Leffon if as nt'ich worth,'as all between thli and Mauricaiiia. 

Note Heve are 15, whichwere never kjtown in thefe times. 

Thereii arc 

t.. 1 hear nothiii" of P Ionia, C^tofchwia, Vania, FJibtrnia, Iflmdia, and foof many 6-, 
ther which I could name ; what is to be thought of thofe ? in lelpeft of the diliribuiiou of 
the who! e face of the rarth ? 

Poloiiia tfxi/ Mofchov-ia, /rr«. #/ ^aromatia ; Denmark, Ireland, Friieland, Ifcland, 

t^. Arc under ^yg gf Britain ; jl>t'Ifo it is of the reiK 

the Rigittient ^ J biM'eech you to vv!iat part, is Atlantas and the annexed places, under the King of 

^w'tt'T'" Spa iii^3\\^d the fFe,,i- Indies i' 

cth'^/'Tf "'" ^^- ^^ ''•"'" ^^^f' ^° appeur^theji can each tell vhat they own. Prepare for to AHioH. 

A. Moll glad'y 

E- K. If you prove your felf true, you (hall win me to God. 

I^al fc-! may hf anfwred with thefirjiwnis I fpol{e to day. 

A. Deo, Ope. Max. lie omnis honor, laus & Gloria nunc & femper. Amen. 

Th'rflay Maii. 24. _ 

A. Becaufe E. K. came not, ( acco.di^v^ai ic was bidden yefterday ) to follow the Afti- 

on : 1 went to his Study dooi, aid knocked for him; And I requefitd him to come; and 

he refuted fo to do, and rave me a (hoi t and refohi^e anfwcr, That he would neytr more 
'Thofe vro'dv have ,0 do with thefe Aftions. I asked iiim die rcalon why : He would give none : But 
he fi'i e afcc'r earneiliy d.-nied to proceed. I tnld him rliac his words * yeflernighc (that he could not 
the Adi-Mi ijiisday dcaie ) did very much grieve me, d'-c. whereof he made fraall account. Sol went 
ended nmrc j^j-q [j,y \tuJy a.'am, and commiaed the C aufe to God. 

in'"le'cit'ra- After half an liour and leiie, hecaniL- fpeedily out of his Study, and brought in his hand 
b"rlK(orem™' o"e Volume of Comeltuf Ainppa his woiks , and in one Chapter of that Book he read the 
StJdy of pta- names of Countries and Provinces collcfted out of Pf(>/ej«f;<^ (* as the Author there noteth)^ 
fiice. VVhereupon heynferred, th.!t our fpirituallnftruftors fcerf c/fwrri to give M a defcriptitn dt 

the World, taken out of other Books : and therefore he would have no more to da with them. 

J replied, and faid, ) am very gUd that you have a Book of your own, wherein thefe Geogra-; 

phical names are expielied, fuch as C for the moft part ) our Inftrudors had delivered unto 


A trm^elation ofY^, Dee his Asians mih/pirks, dec, t s' 9 

us -• and char, accordino to the Tenor and form of my reqiieft to him, fo to have; them ex- 
prefled : for our more pcrfcft information, by tiiofe known names; to undcrftand tbofegi 
imknown and unheard of n?.mes, of feven letters every one : whereby they ( our Inftruftors I 
niean ) are very greatly to be thanked, and to be deemed (in all reatbnable mens judgements) 
nioft friendly, and far from cofcnage, or ahuiing of us : And farther I faid, that I my felf, had 
here fetdownona paper, all the pi names together orderly, as wc received thern, and that ?i. Names of 
I had here brought the defcription * Geographical of the whole earthly Globe: and alfo the world or 
Pffw/'ow/w cJJ^c/'i fet forth in Englifh with the Chartes thereunto belonging, fairly defcribed ^^'^.''''y 'i*''^- 
by hand : To the intent he might fee the verity of their words ycfterday delivered unto us: "g °r"'riw u- 
for the performance of my requeft made to them, onTuefday laft in this form of words, as nivcrfal Chare 
the Book hach it recorded thus ; of the World. 

A. As you gave us atafte, or warning o^ Italia and Britania, fo, if it be thought good 
to you, we aredelirous to undcrftand of the reji y the Application to fuch names as we 

Whereby you may perceive ( faid I to E. K. ) how your rcafon is marvclloufly confounded 
by your wilful phantalie : For fo much as, wherein you would find fault, in ourfpiritual " 

Inftruftors doings, Therein they hare done that which I requefted them .• asappearcth ; and 
that to the intent, of known Countries we might undcrftand which Angels had the govern- 
ment : for fuch puipofes, as occafion might offer or require ourpraftices to betryed in. 

This ( (juotb / ) is to groflc your error, and to wilful your wrangling : But I do in nar- 
rower points perufe and confider their words and doings ; In which though fometimes my 
ivriting^ ( after your declaration ) hath been amended by them, yet the occafion of niifwrit- 
ting for the molt parr, hath been either in yourmifreporting what you faw and heard, or 
in my wrong hearing, or writing : and fometime by the fpiritual prcfent corrcfting of my 
writing, and fometime longer after, &c. 

But for all this, E. K. remained of his wilful intent; and fo departed to his Study a^ain : 
And I committed God his Caufe, into his own hands,care and ordcringjas niay be beft for his 
honour and glory. So be it. 

Monday, Maii 28. bora 10 J ttnte meridiem. 
A. I fajd the Lords Prayer. 

£. K. Here appeareth nothing but the clear Stone. 

Now there appeareth a white circle , more than ufiial : it Is as it 
were a white fmoak, very large comprehending all the heavens in man- 
ner, having as it were, the breadth of my finger in the circumference or 
border of it. 


L. After this, an hour and an half, after divers our difcourfesof my Wife her fpeechcs 
and ufage toward E. K. &c. 

E. K. Here appeareth one like him in the green that appeared laft 
i.the Etymologic of whofe name is Dk illis ^ and his name 

Map f am a. 

A. In the name of Jefus, and for the honour of Jefus, we bcfeech you to deliver the fe- 
rity of your meffage. 

^'^pf^' • He liveth, and he faith, Jrife up, and isy unto them. How many times have 1 

opened my amies to embrace you ? How oft have I weft over )ou,as a father ? But you areflill, 
ftif-neckjd and difobedient children. Lo, I ccafe yet , and vill not impute tbh vick^ednejfemto P'^te, Ceafc 
yt>*. !>•■:. i .. ■.:V>J • -• not or Ceafc: 

[ A. O bleffed God, bleffed God, bleffcd God of mercies. ] b"'* '**]' ft " 

- ,^^P/- BecanfeMypromifesmaybe: notwithflanding-, that the forn of men, may not fay, From"pu^r'* 

fuch a day cometb m the Bridegroom ; nor at fucb a time Jhall the Lilly fpring : Let the dar^ ingyou. 
,j^-tbat I will vifit you in, be unknown unto you. 

E. K. I thought you would fay fo. a perrerfc 

jn^ ^'^P But thif yon Jhall do titter part. ^ 

II : Bind up together, 48 leaves ; whofe skjnpall bear Silver : Whofe Perimeter fhall be Perimeter, 

JO tnches , in length ; 8, in breadth 7. 7 

A. Do you require it to be parchment, or paper? 8 [jo] 8 

Map .1 have faid. 7; 

^ What fliall I, then, do, after I have caufcd 48 leaves to be bound ? 

*^^P This done, rife up, and perform your Journey, as you are c»mmandctU 

X 2 A, I have 


1 do A true ^(elation of D^ Dee his jBions Vpithffints, 6cc. 

Our soing to A. I liavc heard onely of the binding of the book : Mean 7011 after the binding of the book 
t;'e Emiietours jjjat this journey (hall be entred into? 

^•'""- Map I ■ ■ — 77" -" ' ' ' • 

A. What ftall I do with the book, after I have bound it > 

A Pcrvetfc. E. K. I willanfwcr for him....buinit. 

lnvitM}» Bono- Map the fourteenth day of jour reji, even this tahle-Cloath , and none other fhall he fpread 

mm. for a Bii>ikff- 

E. K. He pointeth to this Dia- 
per Table-Cloath. 

The wrhlrg jrbneunto, you fliall invite the Angels of the Lord : In the middeji of the table lay down the 
of rhcbook by hioj^ and go forth ; make alfe the doors after you. That the heavens may JMJiifieyour faith , and 
Divine mcins.^^j^ „,^^, ^^ ,. ,„, farted. For^ man is not worthy to mitt that fliall be written : neither fhall there be 

^ou^r^'™''^' f*md many worthy to op^n that book: 

Fo.rmoneth-, I have entered already into the Emprturs heart. , , , , , 

Vidi lib. 19. lut It n^aj be he will bkome wilfull. If he do , a hundred and twelve dayes remain, and he 

Sfpccmb. I. {s not. 

>84. f ^^ 7 Lj;e cut down the bankji the waters may rujh out, that there may be € fudden alteration 

Su>iden alte- r , • I 

ration in this ^n this ^\\<!>'^ ^ time , 

Yjjj ; . * When I warn you , yoPt fhall return; But you fleafe me 

* Return wirned, as before was bid- „,jich \f yon hdic\t. If tivte govern not my frovidence, (re- 
dcn. May ir. Bu: he meant not to warn ^n i ^ 7 ^ ^ . j *• .. r u -^i r 

usof.a/returnineas.ppearethbythe pne not) but let my providence govern time : Looknettber for 
nineteenth hook : 1 hetefore with humi- the Sun nor Moon, but be ready alwayes. 
lity that doubt muft be ineved.Be ready For, whom I finde aft, fliall be made after : And to him tbtlt 

always'^- if barren, fliall there be little added. 

Th ee dsves J Three dayes before you take your voyage, jhall you meet nie here. 

before our For, I have fomething to fay unto you, which jhall he hidden ^ till then. 

jou-^ney to the Let L^^^Vy jiretch out hit Urns : For I will * love him , and let him gafe wide : And take much 

Emperour. _ j^y ^fjg I'rjfel is wide, that be (hall drink, of. 

- Vide Junii 4. ^^j. f^-^ ^^^ defpair : for hi that governeth the w'ndes, and dwelleth net in the hands of man,he it 
is that fliall comfort him. 

Glory be to God the Father. Glory be to God the Son. Glory he to Cod the holy Cbefi. AH tht 
Heavens rife up, and glorifie Qod, 
A. Amen. 
Mi^....., Hallelujah. 

Th Calls or ^' ^ ^^^^^'^^ y^^^s as concerning the reft of the Calls, or invitations : we are moft ready to 

Invitations" receive theninow. 

Z^. T I t'Jay Wap F ray, that thofe tliree dayes to come, may fatisfie thefe three dayes that are fa (I, 

Ffi<Jj>, Satur- ^. I befeech you to let me undcrftand , whether I ftiall take with mc onely this Tablc- 

div l3rt,<\erc Cloath. 

]°.^J/ ^- ^' Map...... mtb the fliew-ftonc that is made foryturfelf. 

ne'£ GoTbe ^ "^^Y^^ • ^'^"f' ^'"' ^"'^^^ ^^ """^' all ready. 

tnercifull unto :_ ^« i underftand that I (hall caufe the leaves to be filver'd, and fo prepared. 

u«. ■ A. Mifericordias Domini in eternumcantabo : Eiu5nomen fit benediftum cr hoc 

nunc & in fempitcma feculorum fecula : IHe folus eft Deus Nofter , Omni- 
potens,etcrnus be vivus : lUi foli omnis honor, laus Sc Gloria. Amen. 

Saturday, Cracovix. iMane circa 7. Pofi freces aliquot & f>etiti,nes meas : 

fiatim fere apfaruit. 

E. K. I fee him, that we call Gabriel , fitting in his Chair alone. 

Gabr Cod is a ffirit effential and in himfelf : Effetnial and workj»gby himfelf : Effential 

GOD. i'^ "'^ worK^, and dignifying them iy himfelf : So that the beginning and ending of all things , that 
are already, or are in him already, and to come, ii flared m the fountain^ and tvell fpring of all 
life, comfort, and encreaie : IVherehywe fee, that the heavens and the mighty j overs therein frovt 
the bighejT unto the kwejl, things that fliall have an end, and the earth wnh all that fliehringeth 
forth; jea, tie lower farts {thoMgh after another manner, a}id by another cevrfi) do allbang, and 
are el}ahlifhtd,in and lifitnthe unffeakable power in the providence of him. How, therefore earn 
the Heavens run awry i Or xke earth, (^fcr the EhCi fake) want a comforter ? Or the loncel^ 
■places leek, for comfort ? If it be fo (^therefore) that the heavens cannot erre : Or if the fewer of 
God be fo mighty, and fo full of prevailing 5 If in the houfe of light thtre I e no darkjieffe, or from the 
Heavens can dtfeend no wick.ednejfe. (And why ? hecaife tbiy are dignified in the fewer of God.") 
The Devil. ^^*f f^ ^^ that fhvuld live ^zad. diflrnft the Lord? £*t /tfrf/». The power and equality of the 


(7>yftrue Relation of D^ Df e his Actions mth fpiri's, ^c- 1 6 1 

Devil is nor oiiely maiiifeil, butaifo dill contendeth agamjithe power and vil! of God : ftirrittg Fiftirg, mlf^ 
upi and provokjng '»art to faji at full Bankets, to liudy for gooJ and evil. To nfe up again i the l<kcd o^lhe 
Lord, arti agaimi his power. And to v-x the Lord hhnfelf : which camtot he v xed at the wi.\ed- Ui^vi!. 
neffe of the !>■ vJl. l.ven for this cfrftyf'ryeth the Lord uiio you : H-w long wiU you wallow in wic- 
kednef^e ? H w loi'g will you be druHkftt with folly ? Huvd long will you rife up agaiufi the ^'* /^"niiuJi- 
Lord and againji rtu ? * Saying, A'ld if thU he the power of God, Are thefe the M jfii'^ers of """ P''''^'''^/- 
the highni ? Is this the vriU of God ? Or can it he,tbat he hath care of thf earth ? Btit tlj^fe 'are the ""'"" • ''^'*^ 
hlafphtwies ofyv.r movxh. B'<t I fee, I miift diff"rie my felf for a t\me,a„d muft raife up a Table J"^'"„f^^f' 
Tfhere there jhall eat wore worthy. Coufidcr what it is to deal with Devih : Is it not tutake purt fi«j cjl 
ffith Re! els ? L it not to he Traitors again f the annointed in his own Kingdom ? It it no t a greater l^l»';'heraic». 
jiu thtn the fi>i of the T?:-vi!.^ For why, Ih? Devil ft nueth in hnn^elf , and therefore his fall. '\ Punl'limcnt 
But your fn is f y»ur felves and by the Dfvil, and th-refore it is the greater. But, oi it is fa id be- °oV"er tT *"'* 
fore, jyhere is there a moninient upon the earth that the peop'e have raffed up, in the remembrance of ya of G^d his 
vicifdrtiffe ? M-iny there be thit fay, Lo, there H\{'\c\n[z\tm. Lo , there was the Lord i/r/e/^. moft m;.ciluU 
ho, there thefloiUs divid'dthtmfelves with all the reji ; inremenihran-e of the Lor i : But ?z5;«f V'fi ingot m. 
there is that fay, L", in this place the wf^ed have rifen up and prevailed. Therefore to cleave D<-3liiigwith 
unto the Lord is g^oi, and i o fallow a fenfible Dodrine, which brtngeth with it felf the loathfom ieffj_ , h-'i^-yiu 
afwicked'iijfe, and the liudy to do W.-ll, that the wickfd may be Confounded. Alas ! let th- whole Sopkftiy. 
tarth rife tp, [^thn^fiing r.p his hana~\ even thifhand,can gather them all together : what therefore 
can the Lord do when h jrowneth ? unreafonable C'caturcs, and worfe then heaiis, more ignorant 
then thf Itahthat grafein the Mountains: Are you not afraid of the power of God,when it becomeih ■ 
a s\purge ? For, doubt you not. to deal with thofe thtt are wicked ? {you of no faith^ wherefore 
hath the Lord made the earth, bn to be glor/fied in thf creatures theref ? And what is he that gU- 
rifietkGod inearth but man? Think^y'iu[n f] (therefore') that the Lord bath not care of his 
Jeople? Jhmk^yoii that there is a Seat upon earth, where in be hath not hidden the might of his free 
fewer ? V th '^atan g-t a Soul that he is not privy of <" Believe , yo^! of little Faich, for ir is F»ith. 
tJie power of God. it is the Key of the whole vorld, which is the Key of mans cenfcience : If he Faith is the 
lock^not the door , b't d'part and leave it open : H^o be to that Sou!,f..r the frince of darkjtejfe en- ^^Y of t"'"' 
ireth, and is poffffed to the eternal wo of his dwelling place. If, theref re the earth le /r Cf ir "J^'^.^"'*' . 
unto him that mule it, {m afpeareih by his Prophets, and by the S n of God ) What are yon ? Or rhe^p^iiTocV* 
how cnipcy arc you? When you think it is in vain ^ that the Lord hach appeared unto £.k \ e y ve- 
yoil. hctnent y fpo- 

But in you two is figured th? time fa com: : For many (hall Cleave unto the Lord, even at the firll ^^ '• 
call: Andmary fl-ial' .'oubt of the L&rd,ani not believe him f»r a feafon. But m you two (hall ^^-^^^^^^^^ 

time toconr.a. 


dwell in one C-nrrr, {if you (yet ) do look^forward^ and jlep right) So Jhall the face of the whole r.aHib. 

tarth he, for 8od. o»e hundred and fifty years. Piags,zT.^-\:'», 

(For, thetruic of Pi'^ad/fe lliall appear, thatmthinz may be on earth without comfcrt. V'-Mm ovtle. 

For, lo, the firii (ha 11 1 e laii,) and it (hall be a Kingdom without corruption, ^?o years. 

Now, now, hath 'the Serpent willowed his fi'l. c^'tT"'^^' 

Kow,N w, are all th'nz^t it the prid' of their wickjdneffe. Para'dife. 

Now,n»w, is the Heir ready, moji lil{e his father. But wo unto the earth through his govern- P"^'dfewas 

htent. fi <^ mafie, and 

For, his Kingdom (l^all have an end with mifery. And tbefe are the Utter dayes. And this is the Y^^7 '"^ ^"' 
M Prophcii'c of the World. y^',,^ P^j 

i Nov, HOW, Ihall one King rfe up a^aiH<l another: And there (hall be hloud jhei tbroughont all the ""'le annvum 
I Wtrld: fighting between the Devil his Kingdom, and the Kingdom of lijrht, ^"i'" "P-io.' 

Cntenti nsand q':arrels on the earth between man and man, father and fon, wife and husbind, i^T'^''l n 
Kingdom and Ri^sFdow ije't , even in the very beajis of the field Jhall there he hatred .- And into LiJlov'ffmi' 
them Jhall the (piiics of Contention enter, ijlifunt 

For, new ronteih the ncceifiry of things. T e lift Pro- 

E.K. He now kneeleth down. teiufycon- 

Gab As fo' you, thus fjyeth the Lord. Z"' rr' 

I have cho.'cn you, to ent-r into my barns : And have commanded you to open the Corn , thai the tW.ZJ,l:de 
fcatteredmay appear, and that w'-'^rh remai-ietban the jheaf may liand. And have entered into the '^f^- 
I /Ir/?, and fo into the ferenth. And have delivered unto you the Teftimony of my fpirit to come. E'taion, . 

■■ For, my B'trn hath been hngwithoiitTh^eh^rs. And I have kfpt my Jiayles for a I ngtime hid "^ ^' '"'°^"'^ . , 

^mtmkjtownpl.ices: If hich fiyle h the Doftrine that I deliver unto ^5;>.- Which is the Inirument DcHne '"* 

cfthraUnng, wherewith you JhaU beat the jheaf s^ that the Corn which is fcattered , and the reft Thcfl yVfor 

I Hiay be all one. Gad h .v Bain, 

(But a word in the mean feafon.) ^ ^mcLUef^. 

^ If I be Majhr of the B-Jm, owner of the Corn , and deliverer of my flayle : If all be mine ^ r^m tair.ovi- 

(_Anduntoyou, there isnothing : for you are hirelings, whofe reward isheaven.) ' ""'Jo'^f'-'' ""- 

■ Then fee, that yo» neither threjh, nor unbind,, untill I bid you, let it be fffisient unto you : that t u.lTjif 

you know my houfe, that you k,now the labour I will p"t you to : That I favour you fo much at to enter- Note,biddirg. 

tain you the labourers within my Barn : For within it threjheth none without mj confcnt. 


i6z A true ^^clation ofD^, Dee hh Anions mth/pirits^ <?cc. 

Our uniting F or., tH joii jhti't many people behlejfed, and in you jh all there he no divifion : For Ehu and 

promifed- Izcoh jhall be jojned together i and their Kingdtm fioall be all one : For as the Sacrifice is, fo mujt 

^ ^ E. K. Now he knecleth down again. Me thinketh, I hear them 

fay, What: fhali become of Laskje ? 
E. K. And fo the people fay. 

[ AsK *"f ••'' ^elhons : but hear, what I have to fay. J 

Js thofe that defire to make a fpeedj Dinner, and to entertain their guefis, gofuddenly euty and 
c^ather the dryeii wood in the -wood-pile : Not becaiife it is more wood than the ether ; hut becaufe it 
A. L. ^U dry, and viol} apt for the fpeediiiefs of the kitchen. So, it is with me, faith thi Lard. 
A. L. The apt- p-,,^^ J refpeCt him not in that he is a 7>u:n, but in refpeU of the manner of his minde and in- 

-f J,<fHe, cap. y. htra in this world,and a lover of him for ever. But me thinkfth he will be t proud. If you find me 
p 6. Michael yf.ak^: }^nowyou,thAtIamnotweak.,ofmyfelf ; but your own weakncfs may be your con- 
illi appareret f^fjQ,^. foj. J am afire, and takjf hold offuch matter as I find apt. 

t Pride of AL. E. K. He kneeieth again. 

fufpeded. ^ I Ij^^^ ^^^^ toldyou (my Brethren) of, and of the manner of tbep$wer of God. 

a^mZurm 2. Of the nature of Hell, and of h^r wickednfffe. 

Neccfsity/ ' 3- OfthecourfeofthelVtrU,andoftheneceffityBfthings. 

4. Ofyottr eleViioH, and of the end thereof. 

5. Of L^-sk'ie, and wk} he is eleSed. 

jjgfj 6. Now I am lajily to ferfwadeyou, by the power of God, that you make jour f elves apt and 

Apt and meet meet matter : and that you may ji and before the Lord as acceptable : which you Jhall perform if 
matter. you intend your former LefTons. The ground whereof is Humility and Perfeverance, which be-* 

Humility. caufe they btve been often fpoken «f, I paffe with referring you to the confideration thereof. 
Perfeveiance. dnngjou one warning. That this ASion pall nc\tT come, to pa.Te , until there be no re- 
v'e«^^' * menibrance of wickednefTe, or hell, left amongft you : and yet, after, for a time, ytuwuji 
have patienee. .For, your offices are above a Kifigdom. Hinder not the Lord inhis expeditions^ 
Wemuftgoto Remember he hath commanded you to go to the Emperour. Hafpy is he, that comethwhen 
the Emperour. he is bid Go. And foolijh is he, that goeth not, when he is bidden. J 

The place for There, uf: thy felf : for it fhallbeakey of thy habitation : -^k^ for that place, i ti&ff, 
which my An- ^y^^^^ Qf fl^y Creation ffa/e-^. Love together : Be h:nnble and c$ntinue to the end. 
^^f°^I^""°" A. Deonoftroimmortali, invifibili, omnipotenti, & Patri mifericordiarum, cjufquc filio 
Asunder- Redemptori noftro, ic Deo iipiritui Sanftoi fit omnis laus, gloria & gratiaruni aftio; 
ftand as vet,ei- Amen, 

ther the Em- 

perours Co'irc, ^ • - 

or Frage, Sec. 

Monday, t Craetvie \ 4, Junii, Mane, hora 8. 
Orationem dominicam g'nibus flexis recitavi, variafque juxta propofitam materiam ejaculatienes 
habvi,variafqve inter ncscellationes,confiderationefque ultimgrum verberttm iffius Gabrielis, &c. 
After almoft an hour after our fitting to the Aftion, he appeared. 

E. K. Gabriel is here again in his Chair, and his dart upright in his 
hand, his dart is like a flame or ftafFof fire. 

A. BleflTedbcGod. A. After his appearing, he flayed almoft a quarter 

of an hour before he began. 

0ab As God in hit effential heit(g,is a Spirit, withtut demonjiratien, ft are his profeimit, 

frovidences, workj, and determinations, unable to be meafured. : 

£ E. K. He makcth curfie : but nothing appeareth in the Stone. ] 

Gabr Hereby may you find, that the love of God towards yon ( wretches and fimters ) 

is more than a love ; and mere than can be meafured, which was the caufe ^that with his own finger y ' 

( delisting in the fons of Jacob, J kefeakd this faying ; yea. with his own finger , thk (Ihw and. 

fign of his excellent,and more than, love toward his people. 

Godhisjea- I am a jealous God ; which is as much to fay, Lo, I am your friend : najr., ratheryturfather^i 

loufie-. and more than that,y»ur God : whch delight eth in you, rejeyreth in you, and loveth you with thai 

Exod. JO. a. atfcftion [^ Jealoufie 3 which is more than love : rshichis asmuch to fay^ as 7ny love is fuch teJ^ 

Deut.y. a. »>tfr<; jo7/,as I am to my felf. But, O }ej}iff-necl{ed JtWs,0 ye Strumpets, you defpifed the love) 

ef God, you committed adultery, and ran into the Temples of Idols : whichwas the caufe^ that thi 

hmen-iomh, that praiferlyou I (fore, \' 

£ E. K. He maketh curfie often. ] • ' 

* . Said 

J true T' elation of D'. Dee his Aclicns mth fpirits, &c. i6^ 

.... Snid ^!fo ofjou ;' It repeateth mc that J wade this peopU. Let me raze tkent oat, and makf 
a frople of ^thee. Ihis Idolatry vm the cavfe, from time to tinier that you becime Captives, *Ta Mofes 
and of lyileritotin^ Ri'.ax.^igates, aiul v/thout a Maiier^ Vnto jou alfo, thiif fiiith the Lord ( Urito j^"'"' i^- ^ 
jot my Brethre;t, I fay tb^t are here ) More than the love of a father ts, it the love of God toward j^^ i ^'^ 
you : For, r,n:$ whit-h of the Gentiles, hath the Lord (hewed hinifelf ? Where dwell they, or vfbere xhe unmea- 
b ive they dweV.fd, into vvliofe houfes have tiie AnE;els of the Lord defcendedj fayingjClnis and furaWe love of 
thus, doch the God of Heaven and earth ni;an to deale with the World. God toward us 

2bi'ik,yju not, thit this is more than love f Look^ therefore iuirrofcly into year felves : Vn- '''• ^- ^- ^- '^• 
Cover the doings ofj:i/r We, and ferret Chambers : Fjiter into judgement with jo'^r fe!ves. Unto Exhortation to 
thee I fpeak^ [ To £. if. ] Haji thou tiot rim aflrayfrom the Lord, and committed Idolatry ? ' am.'ndmsncjf 

t^. He told E.iv. of his faults, whicli £. K. would not expreiFe to me, and I dcfired him nfc. 
to liften ro them, and to do as it appcrtaineth to a Chriftian, &c. ^ 

Gab. ...... Bnt thuf faith the Lord, I am a pure Spirit that participateth not with the de- God, 

filed : li'-fcher can I enter in mercj into that houfe which is defiled. A great fayina^^wy Bre- 

tben: for hereby pu are wcnijhed to mal^ your confcicnces rlean, to open yourfelves in 

nm-eneC<, to the Lord, tbtt he may enter into you with comfort.- For, fo long as thou deale ji jfith 

wi\-i fpirits, will the Lord kjep back^his hands : and thou keepell back the Lord. For fha II The Lord Lent 

if f:ot ' e fjid hereafter ? Lo, is not this vtan kjtown to have dealing with the wicked ? And ( m back. 

the foolifh voices of the people are ) Is not this he that can conihain the wicked ? with further ar- 

gu:v;nts, by repetition of thy doings. Well, if thu wilt be the Minijier of God; If thou wilt go 

forward in his wor'>f ; Iftbo'iw/'tfeetbe happy timvs that are to come , thou niiiji aijiain from 

evil, <i«<^.'Z'3.'nnur:fwcep thy houfe clean ;• Thou muti put on thy lejl garments. And muil become The chief Lef- 

humble andmejk. Let n tthyWfcbe a fcandalto the will ef the Lord, and to ihe great neffe of ^^n. 

kis Worhj : For the t>,wer that is within thyfor/lQin rrfpeci a/i/j*efl"ential quid, ) is of great f tree ^'"^ cflcntiil 

p,:d ability to perform thofe things that proceed with power: which is the cav.fe that the '''''^^<^ t;onof£ /f li^is 

one( cbey the!: ; for they fear themfelves, wbe^. they fee t/)?'feal of thy Creation, foii!,3nd lodie 

Ibis IS tharefore the Caufe, that God finding thee ( as he pajjetb Ij, by bis Angel) fit in caufeot his 
matter, hi:t, v;y brother (God kjKW(th) far undtinViie. Confider the dignity of thy Crea- e\e£i\ot). 
tio I ; Confider th^t the rff^&ion of God toward thee, it more than love. See how he bearetb with ^'''^ ^''u* 
t'y lyijlr-^nity, from time to time. 0, I f.iy, (^ yet ) Enter into judgement with thy felf : ^''''^ gn'ling thee 
confider, that thou art now at a Turning where there lieth two wajes <: One Jhdl^ be to thy com- fit in matter, 
fort. The other to thy ferpetnalwo. Let not good ground bring forth weeds, lejl it c/jo/o? /^^ r ""fit in life. 

A. We will call unto God for his mercies, graces, and help, &c. 

O, confider, my brother that the appearing, ""d workj of the devil are but of neceftty. That is "^^^ "ccefsiry 
to fay, that he x fit it gold, by refi'iing of the devil may vtanifefl and mak/ plain to the powers f ■ ^'^^"^ 
andfpiritsofHeiven,thelirengthofhiifaith,andaffi:ranceofhisHofe: and fo, neceffarily, by ° ,- 
the froniife of God, inherit everlaiiinglife, to the which he is elected. To the wielded, that if- cither vrlih 
caufe of their difobedien^e and partakjni with them, that are the Angels of darkjuffe, ( even thof-, good '^'^^ 
that tlrive. a g:iinji the Lord) they might worthily be damned: according to the necc'TLty of God . , * ., 
his jiidq;ement. See, therefore they appeare unto thee, cither for the greatnefs of thy wickjdnefs, ,^j^ 
or ely Leca.'fe thfy fufpeft thee to be elefted. If thou, therefore thinks thy felf e'leded, defp-fe 
Xbe-i i^f/thiu iherefore thinks to be a fpirit dignified, and in glory. Then be faithful in the afsu- 
irauce "of hope, and refiji the devil: that we may teftifie thee, before the heavens, and before TefUficnion 
the Gud of juftice. Angelical of 

•* - E.K.jus ^- 

E. K. He weepcth. ^^ 'W 

A. E. K. and I aho could not hold our teares. 

Ah, my brother, great are the joyes of Heaven. Remember what Hell is ; for to thee the ^ For- * ^''" ^ ''' 
nace was open : Remember the vilion thou hadft of iiell, and of her powers, at Mortlake. For ^^ Morttaht 
nothing ( my brother ) is done without a caufe. Remember tbm co'-'ldi not abide it : No not to 
fee : : Think,^ thy f.'- nccurfed ( therefore ) if thou feel it : For, if Sodom had feen it^ they 
vould have keen coiwcr^ed. * 

E. K. He praveth. 

1. I have HOW told you if the Jealotifie of God, and of the caafe thereof. 

2. / hjvea'fo taldyo'i that the houfe of God mufbe clean, and without fpot, 

j^ £. K. Now there cometh a brightneirc about him. J 

3. Lafth, I have toldynv, rfthatnecejjitywhi.'hcaufeththe devils towjrk^, and ajipear : and 
have exhorted you to the love of God and repentance , which were the things J onely hud to 
fptak, of. _ 

A. O Lord, feeing we are uniformly defirons that the Aftion may proceed , and that we 
crave thy mercy ani i::races, as well for the pardoning of our wickednef> part, as for the con- 
firmation of us in thy fervice. What fhall we look for touching the proceeding, being thus 
flayed to our great grief? 

Gabr lonbave to receivethe will of God ( but what it isyl hjiow not ) thofe three dayes^ 




6^ A true1{elation 0/ D^ Dec his JBionsmth/firits, &c. 

V,d;M,i!,'i before jrriicr-H your Jouritey. Jnd yon are alfo, tf learn, what the Angel ii, ^nd how vixny 
»*• 2 S^ljeCrs kehath. 

- A. Wuich Angel ? ^ ■ , 

N}le. Gab. ...... Jhat governeth Hylcich : tthich is the mutter tf the 4 Elewents : And which cntly " 

4 U au'E'.ement. th;?rinces And Governoun a'fj of the ^ E'enients, {and of their Geiterationt'^^ 

5 how they receize mixtion^ and in what quantity ) fVith their MiMtfiers that are under them. 

A. I raid to E X. Thcfc (hall be part of your praftice and portion. ' 

6 f Gab. ...... Ltu are all to ]cjnjoynt/y in the Harveji of the Lord ] The Angels alft of the 

7 t 4S a>^g'ei of the heaT>eKS, and their Mmijiers : For they are tbefe, that have the thunders and tbc ■ 
t E i» fcvcn dc- -ofindes at Cor»nundnte>it. Jh-fe makf up the time, and then, coTKeth the Harvefl. > 

j;rces& a lalf ^ ^ .^ . ' 

to every angle. L. K. He IS gOHC. 

"w.n^cs"' *>• ^^O'l "obis Domine, non nobis, fed nomini tuo da gloriam.. Tu cnim Altifllmus, Om- ' 

Thetuli inif. niporeiis, f£mpicernus,vivus, 8/ verus Deus noftcr es : unus & Trinus : Cui Angelicus cxle- '• 

ftifque cBonis decantat perp:cu4, Sanftus, Sanftus, Sanftus, Domuuis Deus Zebaoth. " 




Friday, Cracovii, J««" 8. Mane hora j I . 
Poft prcces, & cjaculariones varias & gratianini aftiones pro magna mifericordia Dei, 
crga uos 8c propter E.K.c\\ii jam patefecit mihi horrcndj Si ran!tiplicl:i hcrefium,'^ 
KOTA. & blafphemianim dogmata, quibus illi hoftes Jefu Chiifti il'.um imbucranr, & quod 

jam ( coufelTione praenfil'sa ) vellct facrofanftum myfterium corporis Be fanguinis 
Chrifti recipere, illifque malis Angelis renunciarc, & omncs illorum fraudes dcte-^ 
^gerCj &c. 

Converfio E. K. ad Veum, abdicatis ? js^t- j^jj apparuit hodie. 
omnibus Diabolicts experimcntis^ &c.C 

Albeit the like had never happened to us, ( that I remember ; ) but that either Cloud, 
tUnaauftom- Vaii, or fome Vo-ce was perceived by £. K. Yet this f doing we not onely took patiently ; 
cd abfsnce and but £. K. ufed many good reafons to prove, that fervants ought to attend fo Jong, as it plea- ' 
fiiencc. ^gj j.j^gjj. f^aji.,!- ^o have them await his coming to any place, to them. 

And bat, abou: our own affairs we arc contented to ufe patience for a long time, but to 
await tlie Lord his coming or mefsage, \i a time better fpent, than in any hum ine affairs, &c. 
He very plainly, and at large mademanifeft i^;/ cowv^r^o?* to God from the prafticcs with 
wicked fpirits : Yea, that he was ready to bum whatfoever he had of their trafh and expc- ' 
riments. That he would write in a book the manifold horrible Doftrinc of theirs, whercbj 
they would have perl'waded him 

Ihat was not God. 

Th-it no prater ought to be made to Jefus, '^ 

Ihat there it no Jin, 

Tfhat mans f:ul doth go from one body, to another childes quickening or animatieH. 

^ That as many men andwomen as are now, have a'wayes been : That is,fo many humane 

^ hcdies^and humane fouls^neither m:re ver lejfe,as are nff, have alwajes been. 

..... That the f mankind from Adam and Eve, it not an Hijiorj,but a writing-^ 
which hath an other fenfe . ^ 

"No Holy Gboji they ackjttwledged. 

they weuld not fuffcrhimto pray to Jefus Ckriji; but wouldrehukf him, faying, that be 

ribbed God of his honour, &c. 

Andfo. of very many other moft blafphenious Articles and Points ofDoftrine, whereof 
more (hall be fpoken in another place. 

Thisforbearingsof our Inftrudors prcfence,< did expound or conjefture to be donegrcat- 
ly for the honour of God, many wayes, if the fame were recorded foraenhat near to the very 
manner ofthe thing as it was : for fo,ftioulJ appear to the pofterity, how truely it had been 
faid before, that he fliould be converted to God : How true!y God did prepare £. /if. his .»; 
The matter foul to bea \efiel cleanfed, and fo made ape for his viliting of him,in mercy and comfort, 
madeapt. whereby the lifeofE. K. ^'now being amended, and his dealing wich the wicked clean lefc 

off) ftiould not be a fcandai to the will of the Lord, and to the grcatncfs of his works : aS' 
was noted unto u- in the laft Action. 

Alfo I faid, that iiot onely bis Converfion recorded (hould be a more evident ar<-ument 

Z^ We left off of" his fo oft repealed Elcftion : hutlus patient attending this prefent day,( \_^j two hours and 

bira II. a half, and takii;g all things in fuch fort as became an humble and patient Icrvanr, J will be a 

more fure and evident argument that it was no light pang, fuch as he hath made outward ftew" 

J true 1{claiio n of D^ Dee his M iens ^tth fpirits, c5c(f. 1 1^ ^ 

of diverfc times before, but a very harty and (incere converfion, fuch as without all doubt 
will be found very acceptable to the higheft. * 

Moreover , he declared that about nine, or ten dayes paft, he did intend to havcotten 
svny Jfcretlj hy the belp fplritual of thofc, with whom he had fo long dealt;And therefore that 
ti/l ftoWf he dealt k)pocritica!lj. 

Bur, whereas they to fore were ever accuftomed to threaten him Beggery , (a thin<» which 
"he molt hated and feared.) ^ 

'. That now he careth not if he fliould have want ; yea, he took it neither to be ftame or fin 
to bc;4 : and tliat he now made more account of God his favour and life eternal, then "he doth 
of al! tranfttory wealth and riches, and to be entangled within the danger of thefe wicked 
fpirics their fnareSjWich all. 

rtllb he now perceived hi"; great errour wherein he was of late, when he would for an af- 
furcd temporal maintenance Irave forfaken the dealing with the wicked,and fo more willingly 
would havcfoUowed thefe aftions without repining : Saying now,that he is ho perfeft Chri- 
AiiUtj who for money muft be hired to forfake the Devil and his works, &c. 

And as for t e iOiie of thefe aftions^e wtuld never either doubt, or miflik^e, howfoever tkey fell 
«jirf; aduring himfelf : That God would do all thin£;s beft, and for his honour , 6""c. Many 
OCiier his faying-; very glodly \ omit, thinking thefe lufficient here. 

A. O Almighty, eternal, and moftmercifull God, we thank, glorifie, and praife thee ; Oblcf- 

fedj and moll glorious Trinity, we will for ever Magnilie thy unfpeakable providence, Converfion. 
favour, Eleftion, a7td Conver fieri rait o thee. 

O BleflTcd Jefu, we will for ever extol thy loving kindnefTe , and long fuffering toward us, 
and thy Triumphant proceeding againft Satan and his Miniilers , for thy Eleft 

6 holy Ghoft, the dircfter into all truth, and comforterof thy Eleft, confirni,and eftablifli our Confirmation ' 
hearts v\(ith thy graciou?, and continual zeal, and love of truth,, purity of life, Chari- prayed for. 
table humility, and conlhnt patience to thy well-pleafing untill the end : 1 hat after 
this life (through the mercy of the father, and Merits of our Lord Jefus Chrilt, and 
thy charitable embracing of us,) we may for ever enjoy the heavenly Kingdom,among 
the blelTcd Angels , and all the dignified company of mankind. Jmeit. Amen. 

Munday, J?/«ii II. Minehortti\. Cracoviae. 

A. Afterour prayers due, and thanks to the Almighty for his great mercies and power 
fhewed in the converfion of £. K^ we flayed ftill attending fomc fhew,as we v/ere accuftomed 
to receive : and among divers our fhort difcourfes of our faith, hope, patience, conllancy, hu- 
mility, and other our duties requifite in this aftion, and in the fervice of God : E.K". ofhim- 
^ fclf faid thefe fentences worthy to be recorded, as the evident token of his found and faith- 
full turning, and iiitent to cleave unto the Lord. 

1. E. K. I ach^ioTpledge my fins hai>e defer'ved^that this fe'ven years- 
I fhoiild ha've fioperv^ or fight of his good Creatures. 

2. E. K. If I ftould fit thus for feven years, attending the plea- 
nre of God, I would be contented, 

3. E.K. I repent me nothing of that I have done, in forfaking thofe 
[ was wont to have to do withall, d^c. 

E. K. In the ftone nothing appeared all this white of our fitting 

A. Nihil vifihle apparuit in Chrjiiallo facratOi pr£ter ipfmChryJialli a- Monti j. vie hh off, 
hijihilem formam : ut E. K. dixit. ^^ '^^ '''^"ts ^' ^°"" 

I A. I will affirm nothing in this cafe, bnt this my conjefturemay be "" .'-qj*"^ 
recorded : The caufe of the non-appcafance the laft Friday, and now this Moundaymaybe 

I *'. That, as we loft and refufed three dayes adigncd by our inflruftours, to finifn all in ; The J.iftice 
Ip now we /hall call, and requcft three dayes, and have nothing : as, thefe two daycs ic hath °' ®=<^- 
I'iQ'nout: and it ispolllblejone day more we fhall h^ve the like non-appearance. 

'''"^ • Or elfe. 

2. According to the premifTes ; Onely, three dayes before our journey fhall be begun, fr,jg j-^p^ 
fc (hall have that delivered us, which in the three lafl daycs wc fhoilld have reteivcd, &c. 

Y Ot 

6 6 ^me1{tlatm of !>, Dee his jBiorJs mthfftritSy <5cc. 

Or elfe. 

Th- convcr- 3- TJiat gre?it caveat before not,cd, (on Saturday Jtmd x. lall paft) may have fome forc- 
fv ^ /e^ tC. Tvarning of xhi's iur faii'eHceto he fifed, after cur ConverfijH unto Ged : The words then re.corded 
I... .1 maac 'are thclC!; ' ' 

mil Ilea. _ if,js AdioH f^iall never c-cy>ic to faffii untill there be m remembrance of vtcksdaefff^ or 

Hell le't amsngii j»u : And yet, after, for a time joumuft: have fape^tc. ■ For 
yovr Offices are abive a Kingdom. ^ 

To cmicludc,; whacfoever, with God, is known and ufed as the true caufejWe are content* 
-ed : Nptjiing doubcing of the gooJnelfe, and wifdom , and power of God to perform Jiis pro- 
niids and jCovenant made to, and with us, for our fervicestobe ufed to lushpn^^^ 

^ Moil wtUhigly 5 and patiently we will attend the will and plcafure ©f the fiigheft hercldi 
Intendini^ hence forward (by the help of God) not to give our felves over unto, nor ealily ^ 
be invei^lcdjor alhiredof thetempracions of the world, the flefli, or Devil. 

For which our difpoficion of niinde, and all other benelits received from above , we rendcp 
nioft humble, harty, and entire thanks to the Almighty, molt glorious, and blelTcd Trhiity^ 
Amen, Amen, Amen. , .- 

._ ___^ __,7 

fjltunday, ]\\rn\ i8. Mane, hera 8. Cracovif. -in/ 

A. After the Lords prayer, and fome other peculiar prayers and than!5:t-g'mng,for the ex- 
ceeding great mercies (hewed in the Converting.and Reforming of E, K. & my promifin<» to re^ 
cord the Aft thereof, as well as God (hould give me grace •* and alfo craving earuelUy for 
comfort to be given to A.L. being foiuewhat opprefled with penfiveneffe tofeehis ownfub- 
jefts, and fervants to triumph againft him in his low eftate from high,and all for lack of money 
and wealth,e^c-. j 

Suddenly appeared a mighty long, and big arm and hand in the aire , to catch at the fljeiPH 
fione : and E. K. meaning to faveic from him, put his hand en the ftone , and immediately the 
floneuas out of the frame, we know not how, and lay by on the Cufliion^ &c. ,.j.\c> . -i'S 

Pcflmeiiam And then foon after appeared Gairiel, in all manner as he was v»ont, and on the right fidtf : 
heram ab int- of the ftone Cthat is againlt E. K. his right hand ) as he was wont. 

A» Ghria Patrr, & filio,& S^iritui Sancio, ficut erat infrincipio , ^ nmc,& femfer,& infe- 

cula feculorum. Amen. tit^'"-^-; 

* - " ^ 

GaSr The comfort and peace of the Father, Son, and holy Ghoft be amon^ft rouL 

quicken and confirm you. ^ ' ^ 

^ ^„j^,j £• A\ I pray you what was that,thag 

would have fnatcht the pew * 
jione ? * 

Gab...... Let his honfe come, that hk iniquity nay be feen. ' 

Thisfeemeth E- K. I fcc uiaiiy houfcs, and befides them a fair Houfe, feparated 

oli'e^iX- ^y if ^"^^^ ■> ^^^ W''"/^ '^ offlone and wood, and a fqitare thhiff m the eni- 

'Zi^gZ ""f '*' ^'^' ^ Turret, The houfes of the Town are low wooden houfes 

is. fmall : There appear in that odd houfe fellows in red Coats, like Pik 

;; land Coats. Now 1 fccabiggc man firting within the houfe afore 

the window : and the Jioufe is hanged with Tttrkie Carpets , and there 

h wrought in one of the Carpets ("juft afore the doorj) a man on horf 

bach^^ with a [word in his hand : and the man is like the man I faw at 

Mortlack^w'nhTi Wart on his cheek: There ftand by him twoboyes,; 

they have red Coats on, one of them is a little fair boy : There itaqd- 

cth a man by with a fword, which he delivcreth to him that fitteth, and 

A-. There ^^ lookcth on it, being gilt and graven on it, and layeth it down on the 

k-cmrrhi^o be Tlible. * ^^ 

^^.eicalCba- ^ , ^i ■ ■ r j , , '^ 

ladcrs.. ^^o iku n a [word , wheran he pittfth hit trnjl, but itjhallfail him. ^ 

E.K. Now 

The A-ms of 

j^.trueB^ebtion of D*". Dee his ^Bfons mthfpirks, 5cc, 1(^7 

E. K. No-.v that man calleth the Icffer bay to him, and rhebDy 
thereupon runneth along a Gallery. Now that man with the Wart 
goeth out after ,ftrouting himfeU, and no body with him : Now he 
calleth that IcfTer bo V to him, and maketh iigne to him , fmiring one 
hand on another, and drawing it under his throat : as though he threat- 
ned the boy, unleilb he kept fecrct. Now he cometh to a door and 
knockcth, and one like an Italian letteth him in. There he hath in 
the corner a frame of wood, and a great ftone in the middle of it (of 
about 16 Inches fquare) and there is a fire on that ftone, on the middle 
of it. Novr he taketh that engine, or frame with the fire between 
him, and that man (like an Italian) and carrieth it in^ another Cham- 
ber. There thev have a dead mans hand. Now he taketh out of his 
Casket a black box of yern (as it /hould fecm by the blackneffe of it) 
The box i? about a foot long. Now he hath fet down the box , and 
the fame is open, and therein appeareth an image of wax of blackifli 
colour, like /hooemakers wax. There is one like an Angel, made of 
red ftuffe, ftanding at the head of the image, holding, like a Skarf over 
: the face of the image. The image is marvelloufly fcratched and rafed, 
or very rudely made with knob; and dents in the legs of it. 
"'-' Now he looketh four wayes : And fpeaketh (the man with the WartThemin with 

^ t . r \ • tSeWnrtin- 

on his race.j , vocatet'-. 

■ The houfe aforementioned fecmeth to ftand without the ftone ^ ^^^^owkke"^^' 

teyond the ftoJie. power can en- 

Ki 1 fit r -n r If 11 11 J ^^"^ within ihi$ 

i: Now they poure bloud out ot a Baton upon the nre, and lay the hand ftone. 
upon it : and it frieth in the fire. 

Now he, and the Zf^?/M«-//^e man, have ^Mfo« Apparel, black, li'te[;'°^'j,.^''J;^ 
Gowns : each of them, and the engine feemeth now to be fet in a where their 

'j^\ > ° arms are pat 

Chimney. oat, 

ij Gih .,... Be it^at it vas. 

^,^^E.K. There be fix fmokes, like fix men ftanding about them : and ^•f"'"/ ?«'»A» 
they go like fmokes out at a window, and there ftandeth one like 2. qui venenmti 
Gyant man, and he taketh them, and rvindeth them up as they come out "'"'""""*• 
at the window. Now all that (hew isvaniflied away. 

Gab thpf it the caufe that Lasky is poor. 7hit it the feventh image that he hath 

[craped fo. 
.- A.. Asitis thefeventh, fo (I truft) itisthelaft. A. Ergo Aii. 

n Gab TA/j i)- three years four moneths, and trn dayes, i»«cf thfy begUH; fo long bath i^i^^ 6, Fe- 

fmtbe Angel of thu Lord been ready ^ for tky fafe-gtiardy (O Lasky) jianding at the window : and b uani incefe- 
^ ready to binde up rtiifch-ef prepared agatHji thee. '""' '^i' i-""*- 

. This mifchief ihall light upon bis own bead. ftindtn^« 

i^ But if th'^H remain my fervant, and do the workj that are righteoufi I will fut Solomon hehinde ^^^ Jinjovr 
yHh^Cy and hi^icijes under thy feet. winding ui>' 

" \Be tber^^m comforted tn me : for the breath thou hreatheft is mine^and the body that than iweliefi the 6. fraokci. 
J if .the ^P^ of my hands. 
The ei-rth from yf hence thtit cantefi is mine alfo. 
' '■ '^t^^ " '^' ^^'^^f"''^^ ^^"^ ''"'^ down, and none but /, that raife up again. 

'^-^E.'K. All the ftone is become full of a fmoke. 

fei^ab, Art th-u Oire that the Sun Ihineth? [^pointing to A.] 

^ A. I am as much as my eye mny jiidge. A. Li 

• Gab. ..:.. So fure it is^ thjt he fha/l reign : and be the King $f Poland. 

A, Alwayes 1 underltanJ a condition, if he do, d^c. 

A, The will of God be done, to his honour, and to the comfort of his Ele£t. 
Ivo/l ^A.a Y 2 Gab Makf 




Sk — _ — — ^ 

1^ 8 ^ true%eUmn of Y)\ Dee hh Mions mthffirits, d^cf 

Gab 'JWtfl^e hajie for your jturnty. 

Ik. O Lorcl, the man is ready ('in manner) but liability wanteth : and to ask thy help here- 
in, we dare not, hut as thy will isj fo be it. 

Gab, ..... 'io tit/k/n'ith Cod for money is * folly:, f<> talk^wltb Gjd for mercy^ is great mfdom. 

A. Lord, this miqliiy arm and hand, which here appeared, and would have fnatchcd at the 
ftone, what was it, and who fent it > 

Gab. li IS a wi'skfd power^ which the Kings Enchanters have fent amotrgll yon ^ but be hath 

hisrevard(erritmtii':g. .\^\i\,^\\, 

A. VVhar was liis incenr, 1 btTeech you? and I marvel that his Enchanters were ablp to de- 
t«ft any of our doings to die Kini;. 

Gab ..... 'Jbe Ki}igkjioweth not your dijinps. ' " ', ^'[' 

A. 1 bcfeech yon, as concerning the 48 leaves, being commanded to be bound, aim robe 
filvered •, what, iF I ciiiifcd feven white leaves to be bound before, and feven behinde , for the 
more aptneUe for the binding ? 
Kote. Gab. ..... Vfe thine ow judgement. God will appear nb more imtoyou, mt ill you take yeur 

journey. ^- We believe. The Lord will perform 


Gab According toyoar faiih be it imtojou, 

^, . . E. K. Now he hatli pulled a white Curtain about the iione , and. the 

The wiiite • 1 1 j 

Curtain. ftonc is dark. -' *^ 

A. Semper laudetur qui trinus & unus eflt Omniptens & feifipiternus. Amen. -^ 

irednefdiiy, ]imii 20. a Meridie. 1584. Cracovi^. , 

A. It is firftto be noted, that this morning (early) to E. K. lying in his bed , and awake^ 
appeared a Vifion, in manner as foUovveth : One ftandins; by h s beds head, who patce4 hin^ 
on. the head gently , to make him the more vigilant. He feenied to be cloathed with fea-, 
thers, ftrangely wreathed about him all over, &c. 

There appeared to him [£. /f .] four very fair Caftles, ftanding in the four parts of the 
world; outof which he heard the found of a Trumpet. Then fcemcd out of every Caftle \ 
,^.^, cloath to be thrown on the. ground, of more then the breadth of a Table-cloath. 
.i*t«'jn'^=tr*j. Q^^^ of that in the Eaft, the cloath feemed to be red, which was catt. 

Out of that ni the South, the cloath feemed white. ,. 

Out of that in the VVel)^, the cloath feemed green, with great knops on it. ^ ?■ 

Out of that in liie North, fprcad^-p* ;?brown out iwnx the gate under foot, the cloath fcem- 
cd to' be very black. ^.!.'vjn,o,3- ,' 
Out of every Gate then ifllied one Trumpeter, whofe Trumpets were of ftrangc fgrnj^ 
wreathed, and growing bigger and bigger toward the end. 

After the Trumpeter followed three Enfign bearers. ' •'"' ' 

Aftei them fix ancient men, with white beards and ftaves in their hands. 
Then followed a comely' man, with very much Apparel on his back, his Robe havino ajycmg 
train. .«i«»<.--w .Tjai, ?ud< srli 

After him came five men, carrying up of his train. 01 aiam 

. Then followed one great Crofl'c, and about that four lefferCroflTes. ,^ p. 

feemed not to Thcfe Croflcs had on thtm, each of them ten, like men, their faces diftinftly appearing^ 
be on the the four parts of the QrofTe, all over. ^ 

ground, butin After the Croffcs followed 16 white Creatures. ' i '."^ 

the aire in a ^^fj after them, an infinite number feemed to ifrue,and to fpread thcmfelves orderly iiiAi 
^g'=^^l^^^«*' compaffc , almoft befbre the four forefaid Caftles. ' * ^ 

Cro^ fcemed Upon which Vilion declared unto me, I ftraight way fct down a Note of it j trufting in-GoSL\ 
to be of a that it did fignifie good. 

Cloud , like Afternoon, as E.K. fat by me, he felt on his head fome ftrange moving : whereby he 

the Rain-bow, deemed tiiat fome fpiritual Creature did viiit him ; and as we were continuing together , and 

jI had red to E. K. fome rare matter out of Ignatius Epiftles, Tolicarfm^znA MartialHifo^e of 

•jthe Sacrament, and fome of the CrofTc, a voyce anfwcrcd, and (aid. That it » mm, thJt the 

fign if the Croffe H sf great force and vertue, "' '-■ *- '^^v^ tts>n?.' 

After this, the fpiritual Creature feemed to E. K. to Ke very heavy on his right rti&^tttf*^ 

as he fat by me in my ftudy : And as E.K. confidered the numbers of fuch as he had' uumo 

bred to pafle out of the four Gates, (it is to wit, i The Ipiritual Creature faid ^ the 

•Tofj sdj ti^' I number 1 5. is a perfcft number, Gcmiiftinsr of 1,4.6.1. and 5. He faid further more % Goache 

>0 ^c^atherisa ftanding Pillar,.. ,K4^;, „■ *4;:: ^\T 

A. Upon which word I tskedhini, if [ fhould write fuch matter as he was to fpejit^^ -^^"* 
Andhe anfwered to £. £. at his right ear. . 

... ... /f th»u wilt-i «'jh» a. His voyce was much like unto a tiwiis voyce 9 not Im^, 

nor hollow. 

A true Relation of D^ Dee hk JBions mth fpirits, 5^c. 1 6^ 


...... Divided with a ftraight line, is one and two. 

-9iAi What is to be divided with a ftraight liiie ? 
, ^.... the Tillar. 

'!%. in the name of Tefiis, who art thou > 

sal 3t \r, -^ 

Jhe fervaKt of GoJ. 

<M^&a4^c thou fent from GodjWith good tydiiigs or raeflage ? 

IFhizt I am he kj:owethy of whtm I hear witnejfe. 

A. Whatisyoiir name, either as you are notified among the blefl"ed Angels, or called by> 
of any mortal man ? If you be of Verity, and fo of Charity , yoUiCanaot millike my 
fpeechc!-,, ..j , - ''-^'Isrv 

-'^E.K. He fa} eth nothing. 

A. Belike he is not fenc unto us by God : for if he were, he would da his mef- 

lam AVE. .J^ * 

A. This AVE is one el^K^ii filiorum y of whofe order Reck is, vide ftp. lib, 2. 

A. If you ht AVE, In the name of Jefus , fay, that all wicked Angels are juftly 
condemned: and, that, by the mercy of God, in the merits of Chrift, mankind, eleft, is to 
be faved. f 

Ave the* vifitdt ion of Gody is twofold : \_i^ In refpeci of • fi. K. and I faij now i.i our 

bitfecretwi'landpurpofe: and in particularity. And in that he "Ik t«e:«he, That God would 

bath [2] fealed us, the good will of manK'nd to their comfort. But "^l^^^^^ ;',\|';;« Is'J.TIaft 

if I be a fcandaho thi vfordy then ami not of righteoufntffe : But my affi med ) Therefore whitfo- 

righteoufncjfeit of thevorld: TAcrf/orf, That I vifit youof my felf, ever came before was to be 

can be no offence. thife that are ^ and die in wickjdneffei are dipo- doubted as an illufion. He 

Hourahle, and far from the mercies tf God: For it is writteny I am 'J^^r andSnro'* ^'^ %' 

A God to the living. therefore y do I dijhonour them : fuch {I fay) hrm»kc"h anfwM. ™^ "** 
*j arevickjd. 

the mercies of God, ( which it the true Manna ) comforteth the comforted, and giveth hope of .. . .,, 
nmendmentyof fu:h asrmtafirayy are finnersy and may return: thereforeyl fay, the mercies ^''"^'"^" 
Q of God ~\ ( which is the Fountain and fweetneffe of the love of God ) it a thing moji blejfedy moji ' ' 
bolyymji to be defired in Heaven and Earth, and of wf, the creature and fervant of Gtdy to be 
reverently fpokjn ofy and required : For, it is the food wherewith we live : even the very bread 
vherewith we are rejoyced. Thus muchj thou haft required, 

A. Fdidfo: forfo, is his Juftice againft the impenitent, and his mercies to his Eleft 
-tcftified truely. 

Ave Havepatience: Iwillreturn after a few moments. 

^^. Hereupon, ( in the mean fpace) we conlidered the premifes ; and liked very well of 
the fcandal, or offence, avoiding : Becaufe it was laftly {Jnnii i8)faid, God will appear no 
more to you, until you take your journey. 

And fecondly heanfwered my requeft of God his Juftice againft the wicked Angels, and 
alfo of his mercies towards mankind. .- > sfs. 

A. About a quarter of an hour after,there feeriicd a thing to come again on E.K. his righ^j^ote tSii 
fhonlder : and ( as before ) he caufed his (houlder to be very warm where it lighted on. manner of t' 

A. Benediftus qui venit in nomine Domini. Hallelujah. *'»"'g ^«'*. .. 

■* ' warm on the 

E.K. Amen right (houlder; 

^['f^^i;}.:.. the place it fanaified. 

^*'^^ Sanftus, Sa,naus,San£l:us, eft DominusDeus Zebaoth. 

^/ Aye 1,'iit the favour ofGody confideriHg (aniby force ofhisfecret love toward y»u) kow 

Satan purpofeth, yet, and daily to overcome yoUy thought goody ( tkrcugh the mercies oJGod ) to 

^f^ent his malice, and the efeCi there jf. '"■'' ^'' 

"toiw. O blefscd, be thou, our God of mercies and all comfort. 
_ 'f ^^e. ......that, ( although, yet, then arveH be not ) the Vineyard might yeild fomc fruit: 

•■»)ifrei> God might be glorified, /r«^ jo«, (indefpite of the world) revived and comforted,fot the glotjf 

might reioyce , and fhake off the prefent cares to come. For if thofe that be unworthy^ can feem to of God. 

he lifted up, and to enjoy the fruits of the Earth, by the tempter : Much moreoHght the true fer- 

vants of God, to feel hit fatherly goodnefe. thofe that truji in me ( faith the Lord ) Jhall not be 
' Striven to defpair ; neither will Ifufer the beaji of the field to tread fnch as I delight in mdsr 

170 A true1{cktionofDx, Dtthis jBiom mth /pints, &ic. 

ffJu The Earth iJ »ii»e, and the glory thereof : The Heavens are wine alfo, and the Cow fort 5 
that are in them. Why hath, ( Therefore ) the father of Dar^neffe, rtfen up faying. ^ ^^ 

1. I will flnit up the Earth from them ? 

2. I will feal up the mindes of men : ani they fhall become barren towards them ? u[ I 

3. Their miferies fhall be great, even unto death ? 
The malice cf For thk caufe : That he midlA waken the Lord, when he is afleep : That thofe that truft in him, 
Sitan i.K.vok- ,„i^ht he comforted. He hath fealed the Earth from you, and I will open it unto you ; He 
"''m' -r'h-r hath faid, you Jha II hs\}OOV: B'tt I fay, yon pall become exceeding rich. 

h="thouglK to I. /will bleffeyoii with a twofold blefing : That the Earth may be open WKfajTiK ( which at 
)>-cv»il.'" So ia,a^ you fliall conteniii. 

hulJ'fz'yTo- i. Ay.dthat my blefvig and laws may dwell amongji you : rcherein you fliall rejoyce unto 
veil that the the end. 
affliae.j miphc q bleJTed, bleffed, blefled, God of power, goodnefle, and wifdom, 

bcconvor-ri, ' " ' , , r ,r 1 . ^ 

nlthe nffli- Ave This was the caufe that I appeared to thee, fc. A. this morning. Now therefore ' 

^erconroun- ij^ark^nt unto me : for I wi / open unto you the fecret kno#ted|eof the Earth, that you may 

''^'^* f deal wicb her, by fuch as govern her, at your pleafure; aijBkll her to a reckoning, as a 

the Exrih. Steward doth the fervmts of hn Lnd. TKP' 

I expound the Vifion. ^ 

4 Angtli Tin*. q-j^^ ^ hottfes, are the 4 Jngels of the Earth, which are the 4 Overfeers, and Jfatch-towers, that 
the eternal God in his providence hath placed, againft the ufurping blafphemy, mifufejand Aealtlv' 
of the wicked and great enemy, the Devil. To the intent that being put out to the Earthy hit 
envious will might be bridled, the determinations of God fulfilled, and his creatures l^ept and pre-' 
fervcd, within the compalTe and meafure of order. 

What Satan doth, theyfuffer ', And what they winkat, hewrajieth : But when he thin\eth him' 
felf m};i affured, then feeleth he the bit. 
f '^'"g- In each of thefe Houfes, the Chief Watchynan, it a mightj Prince^ a mighty Angel of the Lord : 

P ■ CCS which hath under him 5 Princes ( thefe names I misii ufe for your inilrticlion. The feal$ and aittho- 
^ ' rittes of thefe Houfes, are confirmed in the beginning of the PVorld. Vnto every one of them, he 

/^chara[fers,{Tol{ensoftheprefenceofthefonofGod: by whom all things were made in Crea< 
tion. ) } 

Ejtfignes, upon the Image whereof, it death : whereon the Redemption of tHankJnd it efiaJ^ 
hlijhed, and with the which he fliall come to judge the Earth. 
4 Angel?. T^kefe are the Charatiers^ and natural markj of holineffe. Vnto thefe , belong four Angels 

fcverally, ', 

The 14 Seniors ^ , 1 n t \. t t "'• 

in the Apoca- T^be 24 old men, are the 24 Seniors, that St. John remembreth. ^^ 

lyps- Thefe judge the government of the Caliles, and fullfil the will of Gtd, as it is written. i 

7"l)e Ti names The 12 Banners are the 12 names of God, that govern all the creatures ufen the Earth}V:fihte^ 

of God. and invifible, comprehending 3, 4, and 5. 

The /ingelsof Qui of thefe Croffes, come the Angels of all the Aires : which frefent/y give obedience to the'' 

%'^f7rs ^'^^"f ""■"' ^''^'^ ^^^y ^^^ ^'^*^"** * 

Hereby may you fubvert whole Countries without Armies : which you muft, and (hall do, foy,j 
the glory of God. 

By thefe you fliall get the favoftr of all the Princes, whom you ta\e pity of, orwifhwell unto. 't 
i^ftke *" Hereby fhall you kjiow the fecret Treafures of the waters, and unkjtown Caves cf the Earth. '^ 

And it (hall be a roUrine, for you onely, the inlirument of the World. ^-^ 

Th K'jK ¥or,the re(i of your InjiruUions , aire toHci/«g the Heavens, and the time to come : eftbes 

inftrufiioni. ''^'hich, this is the laji and extream kjtowledg^ j rjriT 

This will I deliver unto you, ( becaufe I have yeilded you before the Lord. ) ■ c^^^ 

On Monday Vpon Monday next, I will appear unto you : and fhall be a LefTon of a few dayes. 

next x%Junu. I J :>t:t J •> j 

E. K. The will of God be done. 

A. Amen. 
Ave In the meanfeefon, defireyou of God,fuch things, as are necejfury for you. , ^^-.m ^ 

He that filleth all things, and from whom all things live, and in, and through whom, tbej^mn& 
Ablefling. fanSified, b/effeyou, and confirm you in peace. ■ ••.bol zii 

A. Amen. id 

A. I befeech you, to Notifie this mornings Vifion, by words : as all other holy Prophets 
have recorded theirs. 

A've A Vi^ 

"^^P'true ^efdtibn o^D^'/Dee his Jclims mth fpiritSy ccc» 17 i 

A<ve A Viiion. 

The fign of the love of God toward his faithful. Four fumfhious and helUgerant eafilcs^ 
tfit of th' which feunded Trumpets thri e. 
'I "Ihefi^ft of (J^ijejiy, the Cloth of pijjazey vcas caii forth. 

Jh'ihe ^I'Jt, the doth red ; after the newfmitten blood. Red. 

Tn thy South} the (.-Lth wh-tey LiHj- co'our. White. 

Jntke Weji a. clothjtVe skjnsof manj Dragivs^gy-een : garlickj-hUded. «'"t* 

J- ^Im -the North, the cloth. Hair-coloured^ Bifhtrj ]vy:e. The Trumpets f.ind on:e. The "'*^'^ 
Gates open. The four C.iftlcs are moved-. There ijfuetb 4 Trumpeters, whofe Trumpets are a. 
■j^r^-minjfix Cones,i>ireathed. There followeth out of every Cajile ^, holding up their Bunnsrs ■ 
il^plajed, with enfigne, the na>Mes of Gid. .lh:re fol'ofv Seniors fx, a'.ikf from the ^.Gxtes ' 
jifter them Cometh frofK every \>!irt AKi'ng : whofe Princes are fiv, gardant, and holding up his 
train. Next ijf^eth the Crjffe of ^ Jne^les, cf the M-'jejiy of Creation in Goi attended tJpon 
everyone, with 4 ." a white Clo'id, 4 Crojfes, bearing the witnejfes of the Covenant of Gid, with the 
^friHce gone out before : which were confirined,every o«f,with ten h.ngt\i,vifihle in count en ancii-* ^^^a 
atfter every Cr^'Jfe, attend eth 16 Angels, d/fpoftt or: of the will of thofe, thit govern theC'iiUes. 40. Angels, on 
ihey proceed. A-td, in, and about the middle of the Court, the Enfgns l{eep their Jtandmgs, op- t^^ ^ CioRcs, 
pofite to the middle of the Gate : the reft'paufe. , The 24 Senators meet : They feem te '"*""^!"6 °" 
confult. . ^ i<?AngcU. 


It vanijheth, 
^ So [ leave you. 4i'-_ .•: 

A. Omnium bonortim largttori. Omnipotent! Deo, fit sterna laus, gratiariim aftio, honor 
omnis, & Jubilatio. A^en. 




-v.'.f ' Junii, 22,23. Note. 

r^Ort'Friday, and efpecially Saturday, E. K. had great Temptations not to credit this 
Aftion, and was faid unto by a voice, how our Inlhuftors would ufe cavillation of our dif- 
ordered life, to forfake us, and not to perform, according to our fxpeftacion of the former 
proniifes to be performed by them. 

A Voice faid, likewife, to him, that A. L. fhould not go to the Emperours Court, for lack 
6f money : for hf lliould get none here. Likewife, ic willed him to go up iiuo his Study 
and he would fliew him all thettfeft of our Inftruftions received. E. K- complained to me 
how he was thus grcivoufly molefted by fuch means^and almoft brought in defpair. But I com- 
forted him as well as 1 could ( my felf being inwardly, moft forrowful } and made my moane 
to God by prayer when I was alone : for him, and our Caufe. Moreover he could not be 
^crfwaded by me that ^ood Angels would undertake to help u; zo any relief by money or trea- 
fiirc : affirming that it appertained to the vviclced ones : feeing they were th& Lords of this 
World ; and thekin.'^domof God was not of this World,©"!;. .... Said,thac tlie wicked were 
ili'ttie world, and of the world ; but the Eleftwere in the world, but not of the jyorli. 

Side Mtmdo effeth,M-ndii6 quod fuum eji diligeret : quiaverode mundo non ejlls fed e£(jelegi foan.cap.i^.C 
V(ts)iemundo,profttreA odit vos MunduS' '" ^' 

Ergo dedi eit femtonem tuum, & mimdus eos odio habuit, quia non funt de rnun^Lo, ft'cii^ & ego x„ ^^j ,4 Q:'-,- 
nonfktH de wndo. Non tigo ut tollas eos de mundo, fed ut ferves eos ^ malo. Ve mundo non funt : V * , 

ficut & ego HonfufK de mundo, &c. ^ ^^ ^^^w 

To be of the world, was to be in love with the trade of the vanities of this wortS, ancfto 
follow them: And that money and riches were things iiidilfe rent : good, if chey were well wilvM sri'i* 

uf^ed ; and evil, if they were evilly ufed : And that, Bonif omnia cooperabantvr ad honum ; 
Therefore the godly ( as the Patriarchs and many now adayes ) might have moneys but to 
I ufe, not abufc ic : and that fuch is our cafe and neceflary requelt to God, &c. -^'^ "*^ 

Sunday, Cracovi£, Junii 24. i Meridie htram cirriter tertiam. "^ * ' 
A. Note, xvhile at my lodging ( by Saint 5ffp/;fw) I was writing the Note, (dnfh'ep^Ve anitl»ior, 

going next before ) of the Tentations of Friday and Saterday : E. K. was at my Lord A. L.'H 
his lodging ( at the Francifcan Fryars, where he lay at Phylick ) and At the fame'tinie ^ this 
.happened, as followeth j - ' 

iiiSiiToy Lord y^. L-andE. K- fate together, conferring and confulting of dUr alFat'i's , of 
Gods mercies, and of (undry tentacions of the fpiritual enemy, and afterward, as the Lord 
A. JL. was reading Kofenfn pfalm, de Fiducia in Veuni^ fuddenly, upon £. K. his right fhouider, 


17 1 ^ ^rue "^'l alien of D^. Dee his JBions f^ith Jpirits, &c. 

did a heavy tiling fcem to fit, or rcft,whercof he told the Lord J. L. And afterward was this 
voyce littered by that Creauire in Lutine. 

Lasky^veytiet tewpui^ cum tu prtahit vcrfumfedecintumy illiiis Tfalnti uniecimi^ in vexUU tuo^ 
&■ vin^es inimicos tuos. 

Then A. L f .ught in Davids Pfaker for the eleventh Pfalni, and fixceenth vcrfc thereof.- 
and while he Avas fo about that Pfalm, The voyce faid that he meant not that Pfalm of Da- 
Tid, but the eleventh Pfalm of Reffenfn : which Pfalm the Lord A. L- was then in reading to 
E. K. and was about the verfe. Hie labor ac dolor, 8ic. being the fixth verffi. 
By and by after, the voyce faid in EngUJh. 

— Truftthou in God. 

Hereupon the Lord A. L. did read forth that Pfalm of Rcjf.M/?j, and when he came tothe 

fixtecnth veife thereof, being 

Si amhulavno in wedii tribulatioxif, wt cnHodies aJvnfiu inimicos tu . . . 

Maniim tunrn extendes,&- dexter a. tua me fahnbit. , 

Thereupon the voyce faid : Put tothe firftline of the next verfe: And thit was TDminetu] 
omnia pro me perficies. ■ j 

And as he would have read further, the voyce willed him to (lay acthofe words, and faid 
as foUoiveth : 

^.^^ ^^^^ —^ J fwear unto thee by the true and living God, that this fhall come to pafTe. * 

158?. Jun" Then E. K. faid unto the Creature : In the name of God, Who art tbou ? And he «i- 
II Cricovis. fevered in Latins, and faid , 

'S.go Sum AVE, eras plum aidieti^. , 

u. Gloria, laus, honor & gratiarum aftio perenni* fit Deo Noftro, omnipotenti 
& Mifericordi. Amen. 

Munday 25. J««/i, Mane kora 7. Cracovias. 


L Orationew Dotninicam pronmci/ivimus, & abquot tiliK oratitmcultK ex Pf/tlmU , Sec. Aftet 

we had fit awhile together conferring of ^j/ff his Vifion, d^c. 

Ave. A voyce faid, brinfr up the fljefv-jione. _ _ 1 

A. I had fet it down on the Table, behinde the Cufhion with the CrofTes, fori had fur-' 

nifted the Table with the Cloath, Candles, &c. as of late I was wont : Hereupon I fet uf the 

ftoneontheCulhion. _ ': 

E. K. There appeareth in the Jftone, like a white Curtain all over 
the ftone : After awhile it was drawn, and layed on the back-fide of the 
ftone, on a heap together. 
i^.'^f^ Now here ftandeth one in a white Garment , with a white Cerclec 

about his head like a white fmock, I remember not that ever I faw this 
Creature before, his Garment is tucked up. 

£k. Ave. Wh u he that is rich ? 

A. The Lord of all, 

He it is that apeneth the t fiore-houfes^ HOtfuch us fy away rfith the winder but fuch at are 

° ' pure, and without end. 

A. Blefled be his name for ever. /, 

To the pure in fpirit, and fuch ashe delighteth in. Amen. 

va verlum Vixit Vominus t Invoca. mmen wfKw, & mittam vobis verbum quo fabricavi terram, & rf' 
tu'um in ore fponfum dabit de fe ■, & teftimonium dabit de /V, Jtt in tejiintonio vincat malos. 

me,ifyfapien. £ j^^ Now is thctc firc come , and hath confumed this Creature all 

tiain tl^.^"l m . r t n 

c,-Ji meo jQ pieces, and he is fall'n down to aihes. 

^unfi h'- Now he rifeth up, and he is brighter then he rvas before. 

r* dt lena ie- ,, ^, So doth the glory of God comfort the jujl , and they rife again with a. threrfeli' 

A. A place was made. 

E. K. Now he fpreadeth the airc,or openeth it before him , andl 
there appeareth before him a fquare Table. -0 


A true Relation of D^ Dee his ABions mth fpirits, 6c c, 1 7 5 

Now he taketh off the Table a black Carpet. 



The Tabic of 

Now he taketh oft a green Carper. ^^^ ^"ch. 

Now he taketh off a white Carpet. jL ^ He wketh 

Now lie taketh otF a red Cloath. red cioathsin 

And now the Table appcareth to be made of earth, as Potters Clay, fpTai^p'thr* 

Very raw earth. chy^S"'^ 

E. K. The Table hath four feet, of which two touch the ground, 

and two do not : The feet feem alfo to be of the earth. The Table is 


E. it . On the left corner (^farthefi: from £. K.) did a T appear on 

the Table : Out of the top of this T do four beams iifue of clear 

collour bright. 

\, ...... Ihat part [pointing to that T] of the Table of the earth of thofe that govern the earth: 

that if are governed by the feven Angels that are governed by the [even that ji and before God,that 
are governed hj the living God, which ii found in the Seal of the living god , ("Tan with the four') 
which fignifie t^e forir forcers of God princplal i« e«rt^,&:c. 

".*...■.. ^iove not, for the place it hylj, and became half. 

J [aid not fe , he [aid it j that beareth witneffc of himfelf, Vnto thiiiobey the ttker three 

Angels of the table. 

" E.K". On the other farther corner of the Table (on E. K. his right 
hand J) is a Croffe like an Alphabet Croffe. 

This Croffe, and the other T do feem to lye upon the Table,in a dim 
dunniih,or a sky colour. All the Table over feemeth to be Icriblcd and 
qifed with new lines. 

The earth it the lafi , which is with the Angels, but not at the Angels, and therefore itfland- ^^^ Earth, 

ethinthe Table of the feven ^//^e/^, -^ which ftand before thepiefence of God in the laft place,'*''''* ^'?.*' 
mtbOttt A Letter, or number, but figured by a Croffe. -°' ^'*'''"' 

; , It if expreffed in the Angle of that Table, wherein the names of the Angels are gathered, ' "' 

and do appear, ai of Michael and Gabriel. 

A. I remember, there is an Alphabetary CrofTe. 

E.K. Now in the corner of the Tabic, on the right hand to E.K. 
appeareth another Cro{fe,fomewhat on this faOiion +. and there appeafd 
jhefc Letters and Numbers* 

i. b 16 Vidilib. ?. 

__l_^ itinolySi. 

'~l, AprilisiB, 

...:.. It if in that Table, ffhich confjieih of 4. and 8. 

''E.K. In the laft corner of this earthly Table appeareth a little 
round fmo!{ey2iS big as a pins head. 

E. K. Now is all covered with a mift. 

E. K. Now I hear a great voyce of thumbling and rumbling in the 

E.K. Now all waxeth clear again. 

Now hoveringly over the Table , appear infinite fort of things like 
l^rms, fonijetimes going up and fometimes down i thefe feem fomewhat 

Over thefe higher in the aire, appear an infinite fort of fmall, little, 
blackifh things, bigger then Motes in the Sun, and they go up and 
down, and fometime come among thofe worm-liks Creatures, 

2 \..,.Thc 


174 ^ true^elation of D^, Dee his JBions mth/pirits, &c. 

. "fkf L«rd appeared unto Enoch, and was mercifull unto him,opeHed hit eyes,that ht might 

fee and judge the earth, yvhich was mknovn unto his Parents , hy reafett of their fail : far the Ltri 
far J, Let mjhew unto Enoch, the ufe of the earth : And /o, Enoch was wife , and full tf the fpi- 
tit of wjfdenr, 

Jndoe ftiyed unto the Lord , Let there be remembrance of thy mercy^ and let tbefe that love thee 
tajie of thii after me : let not thy mercy be forgttten. And the Lord was fleafed. 
P, And after 50. dajes Enoch had writtat : and thit was the Title of his beokj , let thofe that fear 

f o. »y«' g^^^ ^^^^ ^j,^ worthy read. 

Thetitleof But behold;, the people waxed wickfd, and became unrigkeouiy and the fpirit of the Lordwat far 

EnocAiboo'ts, g^^ „yi^ g„yfe ^xfay from them. So that thofe that were unworthy began to read. And the Kings of 

expoundca in- ^y^^ ^^^^^ |-^ -^ ^^^^^ ggainfl the Lord^What is it that we cannot do ? Or who is he^ that can refijt us ? 

? ^ u'oll's'or Ay<.d the Lord was vexed, and hefent in amongfi them an hundred and fifty Lions , and fpirits of 

wid!ta°fi.irii5 wickedneUe, fnoKr, and deceit : and they appeared unto them: For the Lsrd had put them be' 

feducers. twecJi thofe that arewicksd, and his good Angels ; And they began to counterfeit the doings of 

*. oiinuifc:t ^-qJ a,i j |,is power, for they had power given them fo to do, fo that tht memory tf Enoch wajhed 

'"^* array : and the fpirits tf err our began to teach them VoUrines : which from time to time unto this 

age, and unto this day, hathfpread abroad tnto all parts of the world, and is the skjU and cimning 

of the wickfd. 

. - Hereby theyfpeak. with the "Devils : not becaufe they have power over the Devils , hut becaufe tbej 

BicUns *' are ]oyHed unto them in the league and Difcipline of their own DoSrme. 

For behold, as the kjtowledge of the mylltcal figures, and the ufe of their frefence is the gift ef^. 
God delivered to Enoch j and by Enoch his regueji to the faithfull, that thereby they might have the 
true ufe of Gods creatures, & of the earth whereon they dwell: So hath theDevil delivered unt$ 
the wicksd theft':ns,and tekjts of his error and hatred towardt God: whereby they in ufing them, 
might confent with their fall : andfo become partskjrs with them of their reward fWhich is eternal 

7hefe they call CharaUers : a lamentable thing. For by tbefe, many Souls have 

Devils Chi- periflied. 

rafters. ^^^ ^^^^ ^^ pleafed God td deliver this bo£trine again out of dark^effe : and to fulfill hia 

The mercy o( promifc with thee, for the books of Fnorh : To whom hefayetb as he faid unto Enoch- 
God to Die. j^gj. jhofe tfiat jj-g worthy underftadd this, by thee, that it may be one witnejfe of my promife 
T°^- toward thee. 

Come therefore, thou Cloud, and wretched darkjte^e, Come firth I fay out of this Table : for 
The wicked the Lsrd again hath opened the earth : and Jhejhall become known to the worthy. 

icdoutoAhe E. K. Now Cometh out of the Table a dark fmoke , and there re- 
""**■ maincth on the Table a goldiHi (lime : and the things which hovered in 

the aire do now come, and light down on that (lime, and fo mount up 


He faid Non omnibus fed bonis. 

E. K. He taketh the fmoke and tieth it up. 

I tie her not up from all men, but from the good. 

Now Cometh a dark Cloud over all again. 

A. A paufe. 

E. K. Now it is bright again. 

He faid Fiant nnnia facillima, 


£. K. I 

^^tme ^(ehtkn.ofTy , Dee h\s J&icnsmth fpirits, d<:c. ■ i-rf 

• 'S'fi.'^K- I fee lines ani fcribblements fas before) eoine athwarf the 
£. If. I count thirteen lines downward. • 

«9dl>«u;%'. Siaythfre. 

E' K' I count twelve this way ovcrthwarf. 

►■.'^ s». 


,1* «1 

• IT it. 





J1 * 




■-; ^ 

so -■ 




;,..£. /f. In the ]un middle or every fquire are little pricks. The Table 
feemcth to be eighth yards fquare. 

E. K. Now come upon thefe fquares lik.e Chara^ers. They be note. 

the. true Images of Codhis fpiritnalCreature.f, ' > •^•»/- ar ew.- 

-.-.^.P.JFrife what thou feejL 

E?K. I cannot. - -• 

•«;V/ A. Endeavour to do your beft ^ for he that biddeth you do, will alfo give you power 
■ ;to do. 

E.K. Didhisbeft, at length fire flafhed in his face, and (hortly af- ^'- 

iterhcfaid, I perceive they beeafie to make, fo that I tell the fquares, 

' By which the lines do pafle,and draw from middle prick to middle 

prick. / "'";j ■:-^-^- 

A. At length E.K. finiflied thttMiihirziSYYtzt'iiiiCe feemedto be yellovvifh Geld. 
E. K. You heard one here fay, 1 ivritemy own damnation. 

He 7)i/ghc have [aid, you write his damnation. Praj^and write as many more IinS!' '"^ 

A. After awhile E. if, did with great eafe finifhthe four parts of the Table. 

E.K. The jftone is become dark. 

A voyce, .,,. Ceafe for an hour, 

A. May we pafle from our places as now ? 

4. 1- 

A. After a little hour paft we returned, and as we talked of the premifTes, he faid, 

L'feno time- 

A. He faid in the ftone being cleat again, 

...... In the ndnie of Gody be diligent^ and wove mt f»r the place is holy. 

X..Ji tirks the firjifquare: mite jfom the left hand towardthe rights you Jhall ^r/t^ fmalllet- 
ters and great. 
, Sey wbityoufee [to E, /C.] 

r Z 1 1 a f A u t 1 p a. 

A. 1 finde here one fquare among thefe Charafters that hath nothing in it. 

z 2 if 

A wicked 
power terapCf 
ing E.K. 

S7 <5 ^ true %elation of T>\ Dee his Mions mthffirits, &c. 

[....,. It muji he filled. 

E. K. A dim Cloud cometh before mine eyes ; now it is gone. 

Sigasomrbz nh 

Oil itTpalOai 

E. K. Now Cometh a Cloud over. 

Take the fecond^that is the third that was written. 

This pmay 

ftjnd back- bOaZaR o phaR a 

war.1, or for- ' u N n a X o P S o n d H 

"K^Wimis a i g r an o o ma g.g 

there.fonof o r p m n 1 n g b c a 1 

thstdivcrfe rsOnizirlemu 

fettinf? izinrCziaMhl 

— For bfgin- niordialhCtGa 

ningthcfcic ^Ocanchiasom 

*"" ""^^^ '•»= A r b i z m i i 1 p i z 

name of a ,-« i o t 

wicked fpiiit. Opana lamSmaL 

dOIopinianb* , 

r X p a o c_s i z i x p 
axtirVast rim 

f-mc°o'rtt .':-,rh^tlaftmrdUVaMm. . . , ' 

fiftdtvifionof A. I marvel of that fquare that lacketh this line. 

theij'aire? It miji be drawn fom the eni^ or foot to thtt fricKt^^f ore sphere it comth doubhle fhffi 

A voyce to the firji top, the frick^is allowed hut to one^ and not twice to be accounted : So that, that jlandetkJptft 
this intent, -affix frickj : "therefore it mitj} be fr anted y and «o» it ii of fevett. 

E.K. Ail is in a Cloud. 
Now all is clear again. 

This is the Table thn oloaGe oob a..i 
hath 4. and D on the o P a HI n O O G m d n m 
top.bymefonoced. aplsTedecaop 

semi oonAml ox 

VarsGdLbri ap 

oiPte a apdo ce 

psuac n rZ irZa 

Siodaoiurzfm 4 

_, ,,r .daltTdnadire 

P backward,., or forward- j - - ^ 

^isarfward. 1 ' ^"^ "' ^ !? ' * ° *, ? 

Oo Dp z 1 A p a n 1 1 • 

r g o a 11 n Q^A C r a r 

E. K. Now 


A tm 'Relation of D'. Dee his JBicns mth fpirits, <5cc, 177 

E. K. Now he calleth again, faying, Sec. -% 

A. This is the Table that had 
the Ilrde round fmoke. TaOAduptDnIm 

A. No, it was the Tabic before. aabcooromebb 



p a c Ax i o V s P s yl 

Saa i xaarVroi 

ni p h a r s 1 g a i o 1 



• rjdazNxiVaasa 



E. K. Now all is in a whitifh cloud covered. 
. E.K. Nowdl is clear. 

,. :.«. Ma]{e the firft figure upon a clean ^n^er, and thereto aide the fintple letters : Then (hall 
j»u hear more. Tlou ntuji mal^e the fquarA of the firji part of the 'table unto every fquare and his 

A. I have made the fquares of the firft part, and fet in the letters. 

'thouhail in the miUle line o r o it) A h a o z pi. there are 6 lines ahove^ mtd fix he^ 

low. that line it calledlmenSpnkus Szndii : and out of that line cometb the three tumes of Lhea SfiritUi 

C»d, fromthe Eaji gate, being of 3,4, ands- letters, which were the armesofthe Enfignes that SanSi. 

were (token of before. t Oro, ibah, aozpi j I [aid before^ that God the Father & mighty pillar Onm. 
... U I^ . ,^ ' ■ \ \- " ' i -T-u. 3 names 

I divided with a right line. ^^"^^Jj ,^ B^^. 

the Father himfelf, without the line. aers. 

the Father and Son by addition of the line. 

tbefe two lines beginning J A ^■ 

i d 
r • a r 

that if the great Crojfe that came out of the Eafigate. Bait. 

^ A. With that line of the Holy Ghoft ? 


thou hafi in the upper left angle in the fecond line a r d z a. 

thou hall that tHa\eth the crojfe downward : firji i, then the fame d, o, ij g o. 
-■ A. Will you have fix letters downward ? 


"^ So thou hafi the three other croffes in their angles. 

A. Will you give m: leave to repeat them, for fear of erring ? 

IL a c z a, the down line of fix letters, and p a L a ni the erofle line, 

It is fo. . , 

f^. Now to the other on the left fide belov*^. 



i * 

, the down right line. Now the crofle line,is O i i I t. Ten fares on 

. Here thofe CrofTes have ten faces. the Crofles. 

,; A. One letter is reckoned twice which is in the center cf the CrofTe : and fo fliould feem 
t© be eleven. 

, ..■!.., thii 

r? t5" A true^eidtion ofJD\ Dee his JBions mthjpirits, 6cc, 

;■..-.—. Thii-it tmekjiowledge. 

v£ft; JJlC iallcroifcis thus, his down line ii' '3$'^ 


, L. -The Crofl> is a.L O a i. 


* '^'^a'. '^d' h'aVeTt'h'd 4"dr6nes attendant on the principal CrofTe. ,, .-iy^^'* 

Hi^re thou mAjftfee the caiife-, that Pilac wrote with 4 letters. : l/< % 

A. Hjw doth the caufe appear ? 

...... For aloie c^crj crcffe^jitindetb ^ letters -.'Not t^/zt Pilat knew ity htit that itwtuthi 

'f(>fe~^^e'rmnatjO)Lof God. ' 11 

■ '^fiff\ii'ethiutihe read. In the upper left angle thou haft rzl a ; pronoftnce, urzia .:^ 
£\. Another ^^■^fy^f^\ thf firft'Afizel appeareth. z 1 a ; go then to the firft r, and pronounce it zlar. that'tm 
pronoun g^ ^^^^ ^^ ^ ^^^^^^ ^^- ^j,^ ^^^j. ^^gf.r^ ^ j^^ /^jf /^jj.^^ ^j t^^ pco^^/ : ,« o\ the firft r, W/ri t6e firii let^ 

The 4 An?cls ter of the name, as r z\ a, that rismw the lafi letter of the namf of ihe fecond AngelybeginnittQ 
over every at Z, <?i Z ! a, and foba'c\ agah' to ther. , - _. 

croff.- of the 4, ^ s^„ ^[,3^ the third beginneth at./, whofelaft letter is the firft of thq fecond name, and 
crofl" s''"' isjCalled Larz, and fo of the laft : as^ r z /, to be pronounced arzfl. 

A. So that you have,of thole 4 letters, 4 Angels names,here thus gathered out;but how; are 
LTi,^',.c thcyto beufed.^?ii5iU < '• 

-' 3003 in- ^^^ ''^^ lnjficient that jou kjiow tbefe names. 1 will teach you to life tbetn. 

4 /Ineclsover ^' Shall we labour by like order of every the 4 letters over the crofles toinake4fudi 
V^V^?- s names? ,. , j ' - 

jae >b;.. ^. I do know afTuredly that there is very much matter in this Table. 

Fn ^^ iir-'*' ' ^^ " ^^"^ ' ^'"' ^^^^^^^Oj ftretched the knowledge of Solomon. nl Vv '.'»• ' . i. 

^^£Ai^4 Non? for jo;ir fix Seniors : whofe judgement it of God the Father ^ thi.Son^.and the Holy 

' " GholE. In the line De Sp\t\tuSah8to, you have Ab'ioroof fix htters-.lhe fecond name of the^eceitiii 
' ,.: X- .Senior i/ of 7. <?^3 A {the fame^ afcending ) Aaixa if the third^ as the fecond^ in patre Scfilio^' 

^^ y42;.?i« /« Fpirita Sanfto, i&a<$«;)/. the fifth, ;« patre' & filio defcendens j&i /laf 24.-^ j';;,^ 

tVie"senio7s' ol-^^^^' A V to Tar. 7f jo7< wi// maks them ofj letters ( becaufe two of tbem, are lijit of fix Jtthac 
7.!ctters. IS, v.hen thevivzxhoi God. is to hijencreafed. ' ' 


Theenere.if;n^ ■ X^^"/ i^/^^^'^'^f JO/^AJj AbiorOj/rfjv Habioro ; and where you fay Haozpi,p^ ahahozpi. "j;^;,* 
of n inies with had haofpi, before h « A ; tak^e that unto it and it mak^eth Aha ozpi. And fo they confii elL of 
a i«r,^r ^ letters. -'• • •* ■' 

thou hai} b the fifth, in the left part of the line, de Spiritu Sanfto ; thou h-rff a the flxh.^^'iit' 
firft part of the line de patre & fijio ' defcending. ) T the fixth in the fecond part dtfcend- 
'--. a The firft in the fecond part defcending, or the fecond afcending, 
Thm h.tft a the fifth, in zozp'i. .,.,.. 

iT'^efxth, and Y, the fixth, afcending in the p4rt defcending of the line <Je patre 8c filio, t(&* 
AorH f^'^^'f"'^'^fi'^'^f''^^--'^'*^'^^^<>rthe\itbatt}ind in the Center, to it: 7hou /&<z/f Bataiva or 
• To •'•ske th- ^"^'^'''^- ^"'^ ^'"'fi ^"V ^'«f * one of them, either the A or the h. A, comiter, and fa in e'Stre- 
enlof this ■ ffii^ j^ldintS. , ^ 

wora. "^:'St>-I fee when the cf>ntraa ^, and when the rontrtft/f muft end this word": "3*hat 

The King his is the mighty Prince whofe traine was holden up in the Eaft. 
name F.aih 

To moiTow. ..■•'• Spare we now, I will Open yoM more fecrets to morrow, I am fecretly called away, but 
you (hall find me the truefervant of God. 

E. K. Now he fpreadeth the white Curtain over all that was Jaid 
on an heap behind. • 

Chataaers ot let one thing ere I go. Thofe Characters or Notes ( for, fo call them ) are the parts of 

^Tf ,>■ ae "^'^5 ^'^'^ Earth, as you may find in thofe names * I delivered yop before ; To the intent you niav 
livcKd them', '^°^^ ^'' ^^^ ^V°' ''^ over at one time. Now, my Iqve reft with you. 

but by the E. K. NoW he is gOnC. „ - .'. ':' '■ ' 

nnK. of ^,^ <i&v,.AmorT)ri patris filii 8c Spiritus Sanfti fit fuper nos. " Amen. Sfemper. 

Note. ^ ^- ' 

, sd xstlT ,A ibulw^lioal «3d C3 itiov. \,^^} %n'W ^^V-^ -*^ " " ^^.^i^^^isi 

'iVlTo'i T. -u ... rucCday,Junii26.Mamhora2. . ,, 

->^o7anirT«^Sf-''i'^ -"i"!' ^l"*^ variasnoftrasconfiderationes de prj millls,tandf m apparutc 4 ^1;, 
.l.J.»7?'J|.^''".'^iPf"«S^.ABt'^^iicutcrat,.^ ..^w,«. *^ ' ^^ .. -d-.^ 

A true delation of\y. Dee his ABions mthfpirits, dec, 179 

£. K. He hath gathered the whole Curtain together as ycfterday, 
and fet it behind. Now a white mift cometh over all, Now the mift 
is gone. 

Ave All glory a^dpraife, he to God the Father^ the Son and Holy Gboji. 

t,. Amen. 
Ave. ...... Now to the piirpofe : Refi, for the place is holy. Firfi, generally what thlsTabls 

I tontaineth- 

1. Alllnimane knowledge. 

2, Out of it fpringeth Phyfick. The general of 
i 3. The kpoffledge of all elemental Creatures^amoHgd you. Hon' w«»jf kindes there are, and *''^^ 

for what nfe they were created. Ihofe that live in the air, by themfelves. Thofe that live in the 
waters^ by themselves. Thofe that dwell in the earthy by themfelves. The property of the fire ; 
which is the fecrec life of all things, 

^.Thek^owledgtiindinganduic oi Metals. ^ 

The vertues of them. > They are all of one matter* 

The conjrelations, and vertues of Stones. \ 

5. The Conjoyning and knitting together of Natures. The dejirticiion of Nature , and of thinp 
that may per iff}. 

6. Moving from place to place, f as, into thi* Country, or that Country at pleajure. 1 . i. j-t , «„j . 

7. The KnoMge of all crafts Mechanical fruc S 

8. Tranfmutatio formahs, fed non eUcntialig. % 

E. K. Now a white mift CO vereth him. A. The ninth 

A. Paufc for a i of • ■ Sdedfand 

E. K. Now he appeareth again Sit' w 

Look, out Lexarph, with the two other that ftllow him, among the names of the Earth the 'H^ ' whereof 

three laft. SrVabler"' 

Lexarph, Comanan, Tabitom. 

LooKo"t the name Paraoan. If^rite out Paraoanw a void paper. 
A. I have done. 
SwJ^owf Lcxarph. 
A. 1 have found it. 

Look.intt the 4 parts of the Table, and take the letters that are of the leafi CharaHer. Look, 
tmongthe 4 farts that have the CharaSers : and Itok, to the CharaSers that have the leaji letters. 
A. I have done. 

How many letters are tbey ? 

A. Seven. « 

; They mujl be eight. • 

A. They are thefe ( as I have noted them ) O A JA JA il, 

Ihere are 8 in the 4. A. Afterwards I found 8 letters in the 4 principal : 

for I had omitted T I. 
Dwell in darkfiejfe — ■ — A. I fufpeft this was fpokcn to me, to my re- 

proof, for no more diligence ufed in the fearcfa. 

Tbey mujibe made all one CharaUer. 

e X a r p 

h c o n a 

n a n t a 

b i t o m 

Lexarph, Comanan, Tabitom. 

Set down thtfe three names, leaving out the firfi L [ that it of Lexarph, fet them down by 5. "J 

Ave Tour fickjtejfe caufeth me to be fick- 

A. E. K. had the Migromfore. 
A great Temptation fell on E. K. : upon E. K. his taking thefc words to be a fcofF, which ^ f |,ey j^ - 
irere words of compaffion and fricndfliip, Bj'mes of the 

. , Tenth »}r,an- 

_ , 7*f firfi is exarp, five in order. Set them down without thefirfi Table : Thatjhall make fwering to Caf- 

je crcjfe that hindeth the 4 Angles of the Table together. The fame that liretchetbfrom the left to f' ^""'.'"''"2 
ight, muji dfo ftretcbfrom the right to the left^ ff^^ *" ^' 

A, Have"** 

1 8 o ^J true ^B^lat'wn of D'„ Dee his Mions mthjptrits, &c. 

this klTsr Crofle 

n»me. and doini, by aq^fher. 

L, Have I now made this crofle of uniting all the 4 parts or Angels together, as yon 
like of? 


Wic' edi4ngels Every Hiime.) founding of three letters., beginning out of that line, « the name of a Devi/j 

whofe names or wickfd Angel^ at veil front the right, as from the /f/t, excepting the [a] 4-. Angels that are 

areof 3 letters. above the crojfe, which have no participation with Devils. 

4^ nngeU a- -j^j^^ letters that joyne thofe names, which may be put before the [ A 4. ] names of the four An- 

tlie Lffer 'crof- gf ^^ ^/^'-'^ /""'" '^roffes in every angle, ( as well from the right, as the left, ) it the name of Goiy 

fet. £rg.i, i6wherebythefe Angels, are C2.\\td.in6. do ^\i'^t2ir. 

fuch in every a. An example ( I pray you ) give of this rule. 

of the 4.pun- ^ j^ ^fjg fiyji J f^g jyiack crops thou hxji, e. 

opal quarters. ^^ ^^-^-^ 

Inihe firjl fiuare of the right fide thouhajl r. beginning the name of the Angel \ln\i: pit t to 
it, and it ckangeth the found, into Erzla. Erzla/i the name of God that govenieth, LFrzla. ' 

A. And likevvife the other three above the crofle are governed by that nams of God, 

Takj * X which is the next letter : look^under the Crrffe in the firjl 

*h\X'"f^°^ ""'°"' °^ '^"^'^^ ' ^^-'"^ '^'^^^ ^ ''' '^'^"^ °' '" ^^^ '^''"Jf^ thm n s. Call it C zod- 
ac cro e. en es : It is one of the 4 amels that ferve to that croffe , which ar^; 

Tlie_ 4 Angels Terving to ruled ij t/;ii «^w//ldoigo. It ,s the name of God, of fix letters : Look, 

in the croffe that defcendeth,ln that name [a Idoigo] they appear, hy the 

Appearing by one ^^^^^ ^^ ^YA7.3'] that is in the croffe, [ A Tranfverlary ] \hej, do that 

they are commanded. 

A. Which they ? you namedonely C ao^J^a f^- 

Ave There followeth Tot t. 

A. Which more? A. The principal CroiTc tranfverfary. 

thofe two, under, till yon come to the Croffe. 
A. Do you mean .9//7^, / wj « c/ .'' 

Thofe 4 be of Phyfirk, 

A, As they do tfp/if^r inthenttme ofGodiiiji^o, fo what fhall be of the name of God 
Ardza ? 

Ave The one is to call them, the other is to command them. 

If it be an incurable difeafe ( in the judgement of man ) then adde the letter that flandeth a.' 
fTheAnacl gainji the n:ime, and mal{e him j- up ^ve : then he cureth miraculoufly. 
his name made But if thou wHt fend fckjieffe, then takf two of the letter s,and adde the letter of the Croffe \_h. 
of five letters. ^^^ black.croffe'] to, as in the fecond, a To. 
ISd owm C ^' This ^, is of the cro(re of union, or the black crofTc. ] » 

Then he is a wicked power, and bringeth in difeafe : and when thou called him, call him 

^^^^^^^°^ by the name of god, backward : for unto him,fo, he is a god : and fo coiiftraiu him backward, 
as Ogiodi.' 

A. f think the Conftraint muft be, by the name of the Tranfverfary backward pronoun- 
ced, as of Ardza, is back way, azdra : For ogiodi, fhould but caufe him co appear by the order 
of Idoigo, ufed for the 4 good Angels. 

The name of God in the middeji of the great Croffe ( where the name may have A or H in 

the end ) upon which the 4 Crowes of the fir\i Angle attend, ( or firji part of the table attendeth ) 
calleth out the fix Seniors: which give fcientiam reruin humanarum &; Judicum,tfC(;orii«^ W 
the nature of their parts : as in the Eaji after one fort, in the JVejl after another, and fo of the 

E. K. A Cloud covereth him. 







-■» V- 

Now tie fpealteth of the fe- The Upper right angle in the next croffe, hath the fame name \_ A bt^ 
cond little crofleabove, on the j^-^ peculiar name 1 of God to call out, and to conftrain. 
xi-ht fide in the Eaft quarter. ^, Which name mean you ? j 

Ave The name that is in the croffe, A. llacza— ^. 

The good Angels are alfo 4. They have power over Metals^ to ana 
them, to gather them together, and to ufe them. 

Thefe, that are the wicked ones , {made by three letters ^are the 
Princes of thofe wicked ones, that flood afar off in the Table orthe 

A. You mean in our fourth Book. 

4 Good Ancels. 

The wicked j4ng»ls of this 

The table of creation. 

Lib. 4. aiiter 5. Bnafpd & 

Ave Thefe can give money coinedj in Gold or Silver, 

A. Which thefe? 

A. Thefe wicked ones mean you > 

...... I. 

The other give m w cney coiHed^ "but the metal - 

A. Y^ 

(^true Relation of D^ Dec his ABions mh [pints ^ ^c- 1 8 1 

A* You mean the good. 

^,AiX or. 

EX or. : 

A. I note this pronunciation. 

A. The next is apa. ' 

the third Crojfe it the Crofe ef trans forMation. 

A. Mean you that on jhe left fide underneath > 


7he fourth is the Crojfe ofthofe Creatures that live in the four Elements , myou calltbeik. 
The firji Angel the aire. 

thefeconi the water, 

7be third :- the earth. 

Jhe fourth • the liflt tr fire of things that live, 

A. Is not Acca the firft Angel ? 
A, En pe at. 

/. 7heH NP at. 

A. Then tor, and P wax. AVE. they »re ea fie t» call. 

1. the kttitting together of Natures lietb in the four Angels that are $ver the firft Crfffe. 
A. As t^rzla, zlar ?&c, 

•« .*» .'• X • 

2. the carrying from place, which place lieth in the Angels $f the fecond Crojfe. 
A. 1 Uiidcrftand in the Angels over the CrofTe. 

3. All Hand-crafts i or Arts are in th- Angels of this third Croffe, 
A. I underftand in the Angels over the CroITe. 

E. K. He drew out much fire out of his mouth, and threw it from 
him now. 

A. I pray you, what meant you by that ? 

...... For that I fulfill my Office in another place. 

Stay, at this time Imuli alfo be gone, , ' 

A. When will you deal again. ,< " . 

Aye. After Dinner about one, or two nf the Clock,. 

E. K. Now he fpreadeth the Curtain. 

A. Deo gratias nunc & femper agamus. Amen, - 


The four Ele- 

The knicting 



Tranjlith i li' 
Co in Locum, 
All hand- 

Note this rare 
aftion of a 


E. K. 

t Tuefday, Junii 26. i Meridie kera^ 1 \ Circiter. 
Gloria Patri,e^f. 
LMittc lueem tuam & veritatem tnam, Veuf j &C. 

Now he is here, and the white Curtain laid behinde. 

4. Ave the Crojfe of the fourth^ fird Anile. 

A, I underftand the Angels over the Croffe in the lower right comer. 

Herein may you f,nde the fecrets of Kings, attd fo unto the loweji degree. Sut you wa/jThefecrccsof 

Vote, That as the Angeh of the firil of the four Croffes in thi Ei''i, which are for Stedic/ne : fo '^'"'"ixteer A 
the fir& of the fecond , the firji of the third, and the firii of the fourth ; fo that for Medicine there ^^i^ forMedi- 
lefixteen, and fo of ali the reft in their order : but that they differ in tkattfome be the A'lgels of ciae. 
■> the Eaji, other fome of the Weti^ and fo df the relf... 

Notvitblianding, to knofv the world before the waters, to be privy to the doings of men , front the ^^^^ -pj^^ 

R paters to Chrijl ; from Chrijluntt the rewarding of the wicked : The wickfd domgs of the flejh , »r bkffed King- 
ibe fond and devililh imigm^don'i of riian, or to fee what the bleffed Kingdom fhallbe, and hjW f/&fdomon eirth,' 
Mrtij^*//^^ dignified, pvirgcd, and made clean, it a meat too fweet for your mouths. The earth. 

A. Curialiry isfar from our inceius; ,, , . . , 

Ave, But there is neither Patriarch nor Prophet fanftified, Martyr, 

or Confcflbr , King , or Governour of the people upon earth, that his 
name, continuance, ar.d end, is not (like the Moon at midnight) in thefe 

Ergi,rhffe are here 
to be iearoej put. 

A. Mtxtmi enim 
ffUndet fy manjfcSla 
eft, in medio cceli ij ia 
, , J>/."ni/nBTi>. . 

A. Mean you not the Croffe of the fourth firfi Angle, to be that, which is of a O u r r z. 
Andbisfraufverfary of a I O a i ? 

[z a]] Ave It 

iSi J 'true ^el4timi)f&,DQt bis ABms mth'/pjrits^.6Cc,. 

Ave Itiffo. ■ ■ Mao2 -J i' nut tr.v 

A. I iinderftand not well, your account of i6 Angels for medicine. \ 

Ave Are there not four principal Crojfes? Every Croffe hath tilfofeur. The fir jl ef every 

four are the Crofle of inedicine^ fo that there be fixteen. 

Ave...... One book, of perfect paper. One labour of a few da)i£s,- „y,^„. 

Fortf,For the. The calling them together, and the yielding of their promife, the repetition of the names, pf 

ihtirpro C?«r^, arc fufticient. 

miCo;-.. I /jaif given y oil Corn : I have given jou alfo ground. Defire God to give yon' ability to 

till. " • '♦■ ' 

A. Wewillprayfor his help that is Almighty. 

I an^feebefore.God. .^^CfU^rtliat catch can. ^ ^^'\,'\>T^!i^:)%'\:''^^1-\^x^"'^■^ 

Be it now ai it was before. E.K. Hc maUOterfl Up^JtltO the 

aire, andisgdne. "]^ ''^ ^ ' , ■ 

A. When would you that I (hould prepare that book , and what>call j^iLpcrf ed:,^ jipd ,i^pw 
many leaves would you wifh me to make it of? ;;; ^ Ji , v jonisf) .i\. 

' lour book, ^ ""f of my charge. -^ aq j,^ ^l. 

A. Lord, as thou haft dealt mercifully with us hitherto, and haft giyeivus the lincferftand-:^ 
ing of many fccrets, foin refpeft of this ftrange dealing wich us, and leaving usof ^T;f,we arCj^, 
defirous to know fome caufe : and therein we require that Mudimi may be fcnt. ^ 

E.K. She is here in the ftone. * 

W^d' How^ojou? £. if. Slre:.;maketh a Iow\ 

;i curfie. 

A. I declared our admiration of ^ff hisfofudden departure, aud required her opinion of 

tltc^^. • ^ :'; J '. '" '-."•■•) ■-> ' 

' " .' Mad Surely Sir^ I canmt tell : but I will go fee if my mother can tell. ■ i3 

-^jjiJji- .....' A. He that is the Creatour of all things, be mcrcifuU unto us, and lighten our hearts with 
■•>«<rue knowledge, as our truft is in him. ^' '.' ' 

E. K. She went away, and came again after a little while. 

Mad Mj mother fayeth, yoa fhould have been at the Emperours. . 

A. But you fee it isimpofllble to get thither without fome good pro\4fion of money made 
by our great friend y^. L. I pray you, what can yon fay of y/r^f f" ,^ 

*Mad. LMy gentle brother^ Ave is a good. Creature ; indeedyou might have made mdre of 


A. I befeech you to give us fome Declaration of ^7/e his laft words. 

Mad. '.....■ TJfrf is no word nnperfeft : My brother Ave his nature is to be plain and fliortf 

A. I pray you to fay fomewhat more plainly of Ave his laft words. . 

Mad // it rfere the commandment of wj mother ^ I could do it. But this is the good mil 

of my brother toward you. ..i->i'.i'HK'! n<''<i;< ' 

A. As your brother hath done this of his geod will, fo do' I defire you of your goodwill ' 
to do, or fay fonievyhat to our comfort. , ■ - 

Mzd. .-... Sir, I pray you, pardon me. ImaynotmTddteyi>ithK\thisdoing. - Jkaveno-., 

thing to fay to you, but I know my Motherha:hntftch 10 fay to you . '' 

As the mighty thunder cometh,fo cometh tke promife of God. . Rtidulih»s xhs Em}e- 

lo i:3i3:"l tTj J^ f'le Emperour fwj mother fayeth) do amy thing agauiji X,asky^ or bin- ,. v''"*'' "°"' -,-4 i 

W.f: ■<«/>} 0;e anfweteth in earnefl) there Jh all be an tmpertur. ' - EirncftVs means t^ 

■Tt "T' \ v.t;- T^^' ^?'^ ^'"""" "'°''' P^*^^"^- • ' b« .e«Pero..r:, W. , 

'■ "'' ^fy Mother, my Siflers , Ave, //, myfelf,and the rejl of us wii)'Uot be fni^hu ^ ^y^^V- a : 

_>ojf in yo'.irneed. ' V- ■ i -^.■ ' a-i^ cGmtoriible -jS«>- 

■'.;"«, ..;. n:' U^'-1 •-• ••:•• -^""^ Content your felf: For ,yet a feafon , jm:mik"ve.p4tjmk, GoUhbp.^^i^ 
" jh».u.P^W'0^ feel nothing to fay to you. ,'.„r., Mi 'i,l. ' ■-■■ V ■ ,^ 

Mifencos, Clemens &pius eft Deus Nofter : Cujus nomen fitbcnediftmni Nunc 8cifempcr. -i. 
Amen. "^ 

' J' : ■ • ^j ■ '■■ -11 : |!-iIl'"M ,./ ■ " •> 

«••"" . ■.,,!,_. , >-;\ 

■^S'iV'.' Abcut feven of the Clock this afternoon, E. K. came again up into my fiudy; and j 
fcm<? me rcadinp, and confiderin? this Aftion.IipP3ti to hiirf^r.lU r,f ;r o.,rI ,,;n„^ „... ,„ „r_ "^ 

[•5'] " day. 

J^rne 'i^eUtion of D^ Dec his Aciicns wttb fpiritSy (3cc. 1S3 

day. Nay, (faid I) any man livins;, clfe, would have found juft caufe of comfort,and to qjive 
thanksfor AFE, (' ch (ptcclieaco .liin, as he iifed uncoyou upon trie compailion , and no 
skofF, &c. B t you by and by called hiw Utrvil^ and ragd on i rthcr againji Mic'iael ani G^i- 
\)n(^, and the heivenfy poffen \'i\ch moll horrible rpeeches,«$"<:. Hebecame vfry pcn!Cfnc,an I ac- noTA. 
kjtowU'dged th:7t he bad orfFended Go.i : and faidjthat. furely it was of the Devil, for he did not Pxaiic'''* 
remember his words : but he is fure that they were nor decent, and befeechtd God to fdr;t'v' '^" f'-^if 
him : And fo did I, and was very glad of this his reforming himfelf , and we (being ofc (be- ",7/^,^5 '* '" 
fore) called down toiupper) were goin^ out of my Study : and as he was alnioii at the door jl^otc ihis 
to. go put, he faid to mt,I feel a verj heavy thing ipon my jhoulder : and it if warm with a'l : minnerof « 
Whereat I put to the door , and wc far doivn again : Verily thinkingi(as it vvas) that it was 'icvf rt^'og 
the nrcCcnce of ^ T £, whereupon I faid unto the Creature. °" '•''- '!'°"' 

A. In the name of Jefus, Ave art thou there, <ie anlwered immediately after as followeth. whhall. 

-AtB,'..... Bee aufe thon \_E.K.'\ht''t ac's^nowled^ed my honour again : I wi/l alfo ackjiowledgemj 
helt) toward you : But where man curfeth the Heavens, what b ly Creature can abide ? Or 
vhere Satan ii brought into poirclTion, by free will of man , what good Angel it he that depart-- 
eth not ? 

A. O Lord, confirm thy mercies iponus from henceforth. 

Ave As concerningy:nr A~iion , The Heavens bear witnejfe of it. 

Jea^'yt^erday did the god Angels contend with the wickfd : and there A There was a terri- 

w« it sreat confiia betwixt them; and that about the love of God towards ^''^^^ ^!"'^ "^ thunder 

°i Ar~- T. T II r^ -I I »"" rain, tovfard the 

you, and your A^.ion. B'<f I will vifit-you again in the morning , and ^„j ^^ ^J,. yefte,-dayes 

will ptrform my good-will in God toward you. But th '« muli pray often Aftion: whirh, ( faid.was 

if thou wilt avoid temptation. Godbe viercifull to you, forgive yoUyand fomewhai more thenna- 

ftYtngihenyou to the end. . t.n\-^\. 

A, Amen, fweet Jefu, Amen, 

iL. When all was thus ended, I delivered toEiC. my Pfalter book (with the fhort prayers w -c * p. 
annexed to every PfalniJ where he himfelf very devoutly , and p:;nitently prayed three of^^^^^^L Lg " 
thfm, and I hearing al (oof them, gave my confent in heart to the fame prayers. eth. 

A. To Godonely be all praifc, honour, and glory, now and ever. Amen. 

Wednefday, 27. Junii. Cracovise. Mane bor^m circiter. 7. 

Orationc Dominica finita, & peciiliari Oratione contra Tentationes Sathan£E,apparuit ij>fe 

E. K. He is here. 

A. Gloria P tri, & filio, 8c fpiritui fanfto,d^(:. Amen. 

Ave. ... .. In the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the holy Ghofi, 

A. Amen, 
_x Now, what it that, that ii hard f) you? 

4. Firft, whether the Table (for the middle Crofle of uniting the four principal parts) be 
made perfeft, or no. 

Ave Thou hajl found out the trvth of it. 

A. I think a myftery did depend upon the choice of the three names, Lexarph,CemanaH,znd 

Ave. "that ii not to our purpofe. 

A. Yoi bad me ch fe out of the fables the Chara£ters of feweft Letters, and I found them 
tobcO A-^A J A, and T 5 you faid they are eight , you faid there arc eight in fo r:I know 
riot what this meanech. ^ 

Ave. ,....Tou vi:iit make 'p the name Parzoan. A. It is the fecond part off the 

A. What fhall become of the L averfed P 22 aire. 

Ave. ......It may be bi,'.rL. 

A. What mi ft I now do with that name ? 

Ave In Exarph there wanteth «« L. which L. is of more force then the N. A. So is not one 

mti therefore it is fet in the Tables. As far at that N. ftretrheth in the Charafter, letter fupeiflu- 
/i f(jr /.'<z// that Countrey be confumed with fire, and fwallowed into Hell , at ws ,or w^inting 
Sodom was for wickedneffe. The end <jf all things is even at hand : And the *Vpro'^h''f '' f 
icarth mujl be purified , and delivered to another. things at hand 

TkeMeivenslhaUbejjtimtishoycthtmMyt^. Jnd the earth fliall bring; NO l E 
forth without Tillage : Trophets [peak, of dayes, [as] prefently,that * are far off. Nova Tma. ' 
But we /peak, of dayes that are hard at h.7nd. f flr,immediarely after your * *^"^' 

being with C3Efar,j^/j// the whole world be in fudden alteration. Battails Kodolfbus Ciefar. 
and bloudfhed great mmher : The Kings of the earth fl^all run unta the Hills, Now Inkiura mah- 
tnd [ay cover Hf.^ tminfiare. 

v,,, ' [a a 2] A. O 

-. 1 1 — 

84 A- true^elation of I>", Dee his jBions vpithffirits, &c. 

Ami Ch.ia. 
A. L. 
Mmcy, provi- 

\n Conftanti 
nnplc. 1 5 Sy 
I j.Stpusa^. 

?4 Seniors. 
N ne,Thisdi- 
verfity of 
The four 
plagues J or 

Th! book. 

A rerfeft m»- 
fter ready. 

The twelve 

A. 0-, Tlion mighty God of Hofts : be our flrength and comfoir. 

When you hear the peoplefay, Ls, there k a. man-cbiU that doth great marvaih^ (which 

is 'even a: the door threfbold.) Then, then fliallyoa fee the calamity of the earth. 

Bit let Las\ie, the fervant of God do of he is commarJed : And what goodnefTe foeyer he cra- 
veth ihall follow him, for theLord hath fpared him among the Kings of the eaith. 

Let hi'w provide for thii one journey : Hejhall mt need to provide for the reft : For, he thathath 
all, hath provided for him. 

The fitreenth day of September, that fhall be twelve moneths, ftiall you fet up the iigne of 
the'Croff'e jeven in the midd'ft oi Conftantinople. 

A.. Thy will be done, O Lord, to thy honour and glory. 

A ve. .. ... 1/i this Kingdom fhall be much hloudjhed^ and the one fhall cut anothers Poland, p^j. 

th;-oa.r. And as the Lord hath p-omifed^fo fl.^ail it come to fajfe, '"'§0 confirmatu 

Ave i Kyoto tkelahle. <li ."i.L.fone. 

A. Of the Principal King of B/it/rifa,or 5<rtfr/iir/z, (ufing the laft a twicej I doubt of the 
perfeft writing of it. 

Ave Is it not written s' It is all, mojl eafie , and in gathering thou canfinet erre. 

The 24 Seniors are all of one Office .- But when thou wilt work^ in the Eaft , thou muft takj fuch ^ 
hear rule there ; fo mu'i thoH d» of the reft. 

A- Do you mean the eftate, in refpedofany place wefliall be id,or in refpeft of any earth- 
ly place J, accounted alwayes the Eaft part of the world, wherefoeverwc be? 

Ave....^ The Eaft and Weft, in refpeft of your Poles. Whatwillyou elfe of me f 

A. Whether thefe four Tables be joyncd in their right places, or no. 

Ave 7heybe. 

A. Of the Letters in theTranfverfary of the wicked their black CrcfTe^ 
I know no 1 fe, as of m o t i V a t ; nan, &c. 

Ave. ..... Tho"- pa It kjiowy vihen thou writeft thy book. 

A; 1 defire you of the book to fay fomewhat more for the fafhion, paper, and binding &r, 

Ave Ikcumayeft nfethy difcretion. 

A. You mean (I truft) the book that you bid me to prepare : For, the other is not for my 

Ave. •...• h if mt. I my felf will ftand with you, and ftiew how to praftife. 

A. Eleffed be. God for hisready help. 

A. I will prepare the book Cby the grace of GodJ with all fpeed. 

A. As concerning the Offices, vcrtues, and powers of the three o- 
ther qusrters of the Tabfe, what fhall we think of them ? 

Ave They are all as the firft. 

Note. Thou haft three names cf God, out of the line of the holy Ghoft, in the pruici- 

Noce, of iLe 
letters in ths 
black Tcanyer- 

The Offices 
four quarters.' 

of all the 


book; cnely 
once to be 

names of God pallCrofTe of the iirft Angle, fo haft thou three in the fecond, &c^ 
Ba^nc'r^^* f 07^ dayes (after ycur book, is' made, that is to fay, written) muft you onely call upon thofe 
Fouc dayes names of God, or en the God of Hefts, in tkofe names : 

Fourteen * And 14 dayes after you ftiall (in this, or in fome convenient place) Call the Angels hy Peii- 

dayes. tion, and by the name of God, unto the which thty are obedient. 

Obedient. The 15 day you ftiall L\ozt\\ your f elves, in veftures made of linncn , white: and fo ha-^ 

vealiTcs '""'" ^^^ apparition, ufe, and praaice of the Creatures. For, it is not a labour of yeari,nor many 

dayes. ^ 

E. K. This is Tomewhat like the old failiion of Mas^ick. 

Giiincnr and Ave Nay, they all played at this. 

Idu muft never »p the Garment after, but that once onely, neither the book. 

E. K. To what end is the book made then, if it be not to be ufed 

A. It is made for to be ufed that day 
Ave. . .... What will you elfe ? 

A. As you beft know : we need inftruftions ; yet necefTary for us. 

Av« Very few. 

Ave It is aftem with fait, hit it wanteth leaves. 

E. K. What mean you by that } 

^^'^ '^'^^^'^^ ^'^ mcrekzvcs then fruit, and in many aaions there le circU7»(iances then 

7r.atter. ^ 

A. But here is onely marrow, and no bones, or flefh. -\ 

A. -As concerning the great multitude that £. K. faw in the Vifion ftanding after the /?xJ 

teen Ange s, next th? Ga^c, you made no mention in your Defcription of^the Vifion : There^ 

fore I would know what they are. A 

h\t....,.'IhfyhcMiiuftersaudferuaiits. ' ^^' 


Fruit than 


^ true Relation ofjy. Dee his JBicns mth fpirits, ^o n'B 5 

E. K. *AViterySeMde>tna,asE.K.{'ii\d. '*- • A- Of This 

iK' fihere (Jjalt thou/Ve thy oli Sondennaj* and many other wicksd ones, that thou kali dealt with- '*"^''«'<1 • »'"=''■»- 
all. Hereby Ihall you judge truly of wicked CMagkk.. God he with you : I ycill he ready, ^y iu^r^'^thts 
^hen you need me. _ Adion faid. 

A. JLtcmo & omnipotenti Crearori rerum omiiiumj vifibilium 8c invlfibirmm fit onmis Seeing his 

laus, honofj gloria, &: graciariim aftio. Jmett. "»""= 's fomc 

to be known 
( and not by 
me: for I hid received th: Sacnmenc with Mr. Mir.iver, of whotnlhad him, nrvcr tobewtay ordlfclofe his nsnie)Iwill tellyou 
fomewhat ot'liim. Hcappesrcth in many forms, till at length he appeir in a Triangle of fire, and bainf; cotiflrnined '« 'he Circle, 
he caketh form ( as it w re ) of a great Gyant, and will declare bct"re for a month to come which fpiticsdo orderly range : whic \ 
by r.aroc being tilled, will do their offices, with a few other ciicumftinccsufedj Sec. Tlii?,. indeed was gncj ot whom I made moft 
« account, &c. 

£». I. Remember, I have not yet heard any thing of the 5 Princes which held up the traine 
'of the chief King. 

2. Neither any thing of the Trumpeter which vv>ent before all. Doubts. 

3. Neither of the letters in the Tranfverfary of the black CrofTe. 

4. Alfo of * Docepax Ted 9 a}id, he'mg referred to Cilkia, Nemrodiana^znd fafhlagsnia- m the * Declared by 
htc cxpofition of the places by vulgar names : and before in the naming of them by the '^''*'''^' ''"•* 
names of Creacion they were applyed to Italta. and Britama^ : One of thofe is to bc^^^^"*^' 
doubted of. 

5. We are defirous to know the Etymologies of all the names of God which we (hall ufe, 
.either to Gpd himfelf, or to the Angels. 

6. We require the form of our Petition or Invitation to be made to the Angels. 

-7. Of the 20 (and more ) diverfities or corrections of this principal Table, we require • 
your ccnfure, which diverfitiesl have ( by con ^1,' re) fo made or amended. 

8. Whereas I was [A]will€d to call 14 dayes,':he Angels which are to be ufed : fo would I A- Pagkafe- 
know whether alfo I fhould fummon the wicked"h^r e recorded (out of the black Crofle, ha- ""'"'"'« ?'«'<;- 
Ving their off-fpring ) likewife 14 dayes. • 

Saturday, t CracovU, Junii 30, Manh^ circa p. homm. 

Orations domiaica fittitay& -prj-pofitii Hits J. dubiif,quievi}nns paululurn. Deinde^ aliquot or a- 
tiones exffalterio recitavi, iterum quievimus faulaluni. Ad femihoram nihil apparuit. 

At length appeared a face, very great, with wings about, ad joyned to it j afterward he 
feemed to be in a great Globe of fire. 

Hearken tomy voice. 

Modefty,patience,a;?ihumility 0/ heart and body, <fotA if /o«2 to thefe AHions. Tell me Note* 
iiW many 7 bunders the Lord hath injhre for the wicked. j 

t.. O Lord, we know nor. 
"- Were you ever in the ^ecret caves of the Earth ? 

A. No, Lord, never. 
' ...... Ihen tell nie hove many fcindes the Lord hath prepared for anyeaf? 

\ B.. Neither that can we tell : We are not of the Lord his Coimcil|»n thefe things of his 

Can you tell me none of thefe (juefiioas? 

_ ^.....Canyon tell what Jhall become of your felves ? 

A. God onely knoweth, and no creature but by him : for all things are kept Uncertain 
until the end. 

.. .... lou beget children i \now you the, hour wherein they pall he born ? 

ToubegiJt labour, can yoH tell what peint of time joujhall end in .<* 

A. Godonly is the Fountain of all wifdom and truth. ■ 

^'f;V, then 1 fee, you are drowned in ignorance and know yiothing. 

.E. K. He turneth round very fwiftly, 

...... Even as the Adder leadeth out her young ones, the firfi day one foot, ( out of her hole ') Kct Note this fimi- 

lecaufe they fnoM eat, hut becanfe they might acquaint themfelves with the air, and herfubtlety. liiude well. 

The fecond day, 'one yard and more:Jhe encompaffeth her hole, andwindeth to andfro,and teach- 
*e«r to creep ; and fo five or fx dayes, till theykizcw how to wove andjiir their bodies. 

After thefeventk day, fl:e teadeth them further, and faineth deceit, jirikjng the ground with her 

tail, as though it were the found of fame one at hand : And then gaping^ heginnsth to hiffe, and fily- 

t^hup fear unto her youngones, fo that they enter into her vim'h. And thuspe doth till they be 12 

\vr.j^ dayes old : Then fJje leadeththem a:jiones-caft,.and 'exercifeth them hth with fe^r, and ' ' 

\btdtngthemfelves •:, And when they fleep( being young and wearied with labour') jhe fiealeth from 

them and maketb a noife amongft the leaves and fmallfiones, with the moving »f her 'hinder parts : 

■ ' -.1^ , Tt 

iS ^ ; ^A true T^elation ofiy^ Dee his AUions mtb /pints, &c. 


To the fTttentJhe wight fee what Jhift her wormes can make, which flirred up with fear, and mijjing 
their -mother , fo'; learn to couch themfelvesintheChyyntiesoftheearthi At length, after fitence, 
the mother thnlieth Oftt herself-, and doubleth her tongue ( with the found whereof (he vfeth to call 
them ) ^hey come to^^fther and rejojce, wreathing themfdves diverfly about her body, for joj : She 
for areconipence^fjferethtkemtJ hangvprn her back^^ and fo waJtereth to her hole ; where/he ga- 
th:r eth the leaves of the earth : and after jhe hath chewed them f mail ani tender, with her teeth, 
and ntingled them with the did, (he fpiieth them out agtin, andbeginneth to lick^them by little and 
little, as though jhe hungered, which jhe fubtlely doth, that her wormes might eat and forget their 
hungtynrffe. • ' " '"H 

Finally, in 20 dayes, they become big, and as sk^ilfiil in the property of their hjnd . . . JI.e (I fay") " 
Ira^eih them cut into a fertile place, and full of dew, and full of bujhes, and places apt to cover 
them, where they feed, dwell, obCerve their craft, and at laft forfake their mother. Even foy it^. 
if forth you ; So the Lord, (^the true Serpent and worme ) leadethyou out from day to day, accBr-^ 
dingto your fireng'.h '• -and as you g^ow, tothe intent you might, at laji be brought unto the pleafant^ 
true wifJora, diW, and food of his wfrfj, which is Triumphing true vvitdom, 

"But this the Lord fcarech of you ; that, as the wormes did, fo you will forfa\e your mother. 
A. P'orfake us not, O God, Confirm thy graces in us, and we ihall no: forfake thee, '^ 

Toe nalivre of the Serpent, is, not to forfakf bh youn%. ' '■ ' ' 

A. O Lord we depend onely on thee, and without thy grace and continual help, we 
N O E. I^he Lord told Noe long before, the Flood would come, be believed him : Therefore he is fafe in '' 

loth worlds. The Cons in law of Ln, funk into Wd\,f$r that they derided the words of God, and "'^ 
believed them not. His wife recarvea falt-Jione, for that Jhe looked bark^ and did contrary to 
^'^=''- the Commandment of G}d Mofes hs.d the reward of his holineffe in thit world pluckj back., he^'^ 

IZ'Vvetra '^""f" ^'f"''^^ ^^'^ ^^'^^ ^^• 

hic'vabis a- I,asthemtffengerofGod,am as one that fay^ Czvc, Tal{e heed that you become Hot fon in laws J 

q»am potcimus tlough)ou pajfe the fire, Take heed you look, notb-ick, : for if you do, you fitall mt fee the flood, tiei- ^ 
eliceie, therjhall the Lord put a vail betwixt yoft and veftgeance, neither {I fay ) jhall thepromifes of Cod- 

come in your diyes. If God had takfnyou upinv theheavens and placedyou beftre hh ThroHe^anil , 
told you the things that are to come,youwjuld believe : But that yo'4 cannot do. .'J,* 

The Lord is merciful, he defcendeth into your houfes, and there tellethyon what it to c»me, where" 
yo-i may uhderjiand : But you believe him not. Therefore faith the Lord of you, I fear you' will 
^' forfake your mother; But i(y$udo it,I f.iy,'i(yaudo it, I will makf of the Mothesy w/e«, that 

fhall teftifie my name. 

E. K. I ever told you I do not believe them , nor can believe tfiem, 
nor will defirc to believe them. ;'■' 

Faiih. '' If you be faithful, you be able to comprehend ; I/joa ^f obedient and humble, 3^« 

Obedience. Creatires of Heiven Jhall abide withyou . Yea the Father and the Son, and the Holy Ghoft. . 
Humility. ^^\\ ,„^;^^ f,,^ dwelling with y^u. If you perfevere, even with faith and humility, you Jhall fee the 

wicked d >yes that are to come, enjoy the promifes of Gjd, and be partaker of thofc blefled days 
A Caveat. that follow ; For wonders unheard of , iny and of (he world, are at hand. You are warned. 

The Spirit of Cod reji with you. 
A, Amen, • 

/\ r xt' ^' O Lord, fliall we continue in this wavering or ftifF-necked willful blindnefle, and fro- 
m:s lackrmis wardly keep out thy mercies and graces by ourflellily fenfe, and unreafonable perfwafion a- ,^ 
h.ii a me fy gainft the vci ity of thy tiue Minifters ? 
valJe ferio ad j. All thri:gs are Committed to thy charge. 

Kim dilU c- ^_ O Lord as much as ever I can do by prayer orotherwife, I do, and yet I enjoy no' 
* fruit ofmy long travel. • 

2. 7houhar ground, fw if thou can. ^ 
A. How can I without further inftruftions and help ? andnow, when I require Ave to come,' 

he Cometh not: O Lord comfort me. 

3. A V E Jhall come when thou haji need of him. 
A. InteDominefperavi, & fpero, Sifperabo. In die Tribulationis cxaudies rac. P».efa- 

gium meum, fpesmea, vita 8c beatitudo mea Jefu Chrifte,tibi curaPatre &Spiritu Sanfto lit 
pmnis honorj laus, Gloria & Gratiarum aftio Amen. 

Monday, t Craccvia, Junii 2. Mane her a i. 
Oratione dominica finita, & mtra aliqua interpofita, & aliquot aliii ex pfalterio recitatis pre- 
cih/s,&poJ} varim meas ad Veum ejaculationes. 
F ofi femihoram'. At length Ave appeared to E. K. in the Shew-ftone, &c. 

A. O Lord, all honour, thanks, andpraifc, be unto thee, who hcareft the prayers of thy 


fimple fervant. 


Jjrue.^eUnon of\D^. jbo^Ms Jdkns mth ffxirits, &c. 1 87 

^,^(^v Fifft!./<>r.die refei;niingofdiseriity of leuers m the names wricceii, I leyuire your aid, 
unle/Te you will hrl! fay fooievvhat e!fe. 

Bj tljifarne Jefof iipho fitteth onthe fi'ght haai of bis Father y atid is th: wifdom ''of hit Fathtryl 
requelijiii^tojrocfed W.ithus. ... -.rjj ..., , „:r.;f<..i iv- . . ...l 

Ave So that the body of Chriji, now, U glorified and immsrtaL 

A. Moft rriie it is — Mors illi ultra n^n iion duminabitur- 
' AvE.[,-.,./^vf oi the'?rophets,tk'it.yfere fullfiled with the Holy Ghoii and Spirit o^God, before 
Chrilt^tajied of h'nn^inthat he jl.ould coMe .if a Saviour , and in the feed of man ; So ii the Pro- 
fhefie of this time, Chrili being afcended, in the fame Spirit. But Chriji Jha II cotac in his AJvemus d)ri.> 
glorified body, Iriumphing againji Satan, and alibis enemies. Si. 

A. io be it>0 Lord. 

Aye, .,.,.. But that the words of the Propbefies maj he fulfilled. It it neceffary that the Earth 
fwarjn, 'and be glutted with her own fornication and idolatry: which ^ what it jhall be, the fame 
fpiric will open unto you. 

A. Fiat voluntas Dei. 

Ave Thatyou may »ot onely be wife in forfakjng the world, and forefeeing the dangers of 

ferditio^ j But alfo preach the wonders of the fame Cfjrijt, and hu great mercies, which is to come 
and to appe-ar- in the cloudes with his body glorified. The Lord faid to Satan, I will give thee 
fower, in the end over their bodies, and thtn Jhallbe caft out into, the fields, and th.n for my Our bodies to 
names fake: But my Vineyard, and the frnit of my Jiarveji , Jhalt thou not' binder. Thus vtj he cidominia 
brethren hath the Lord loved you. Thus have the Ireafures of the Heavens opened tbemfelves iktto the fields. 
ynu :^ But. your faith fpringeth not. • ... 

■ A. It fhali whenitpleafeth theHigheft : We befeech him to cncreafe our faith as fhall be 
moil for. his honor and glory. ^ ; 

Avc-i.... . But unto you it jhallbe revsalled, what fhall come, after; Marrows,after T)ayet,Weeks, Praphefie. 
ittdTrars : And unto you it Jhallbe deliveredy Ihe Prophefit of the time to come, which is twelve : ^ — " 
of t^e which you have but one. 
■"'A. God make us faithful, true anddifcretfervants. 

Ave. ...... For G-.d willfhake this earth through a riddle, and, kjiock, the veffels in pieces, throw 

down the feats of the proifd, and ejiablijh himfelf a feat ^f quietmffe : that neither the Sun m"} j^^ggnm fuiu- 
Jhine Upon t^e unjufi, nor tie garments be made of many piece:. ■• jum. 

A. All {hall be in unity : unm pajior,unamovile,&.c. 

Ave HiTiie therefore and be gone : as the Lord hath appointed you, that you may be /\, Be f^ane to 

ready for him, when he hringeth the fichje. Pur'fie all the veffels of your houfe, and. gather more the Empjrour. 
Into it,(tnd t^hen the Lord preffeth,he will give you wine abundantly : And loytke ^ forkj are weary ' ' hat hold up 
of their burdens : But be dihgent, watchful, and full of care : for Satan himfelf is very bufie ^^' g'^pes. 
ifith you. After dinner I will vifit you with inftruftions ; But 'my tretbren, be faithful j 4.iid f ""l^'f^i 
ptrfiverh,^ for the fame fpirit that teachsth the Church, teachcth yoi*.. ... - spnuus'san- 

• A;- Ttrthcfame Ho/y Spirit, with the Father and the Son, be all honor, power, glor^ and^w. 
praife, now, and ever, J.meH. 

\V,\\ V: 

^^ Julii i. After Noon, fif«)<r ^4 . . . 

'a. Gloria Patri, ScFilioScSpiritui Saufto ficut erat in priAcipio &: nunc & femper Sc in ..•. 

"iciila feculomm. ,4we«. , 

E. K. Herehe is now. •-^'^ •, 

.T . . ,~ • r. ■ ■ jniM.1 

A. Nobi^ adlit, quicunttacreavic- ' c>'- 

Ave' What Will you? 

A. If it bleafeyou, thefolutionof the former 8 quellions firft. . 
A. I, As of the five Princes, which held up the traine of the Ki|;ig, 

Ave The kjiowledgeof them bilpeth not now, ■ ■ 

A. 2. Secondly of the Trumpeter, what It betokened. 
Ave... — It hath no-relation to thefe Tables, 

Ji.. 5 . Of the letters in the Tranfverfary., I would know your will. 
j~"Ave. ..;...' T/jfjiifrf, ifj fJbfoU-er, but for a peculiar prafticc. ' . ,, .^ ,; a.;!,'V ii.u 

( . A. 4. For Der*p<ipc and Tf(/orfKi referred diverfly,. as I bave^noted,^ WhtiCil^Le.caafi^f O""?*;. 
lirlrs divernty > .•...,,. . .- V.-n .v.vf - ■-■^''^'.-^ '•a-'-!^!- --^ '»>^^"* 

Ave It nT/r^ tiflault of E. it. in reporting. ■ 

A. What is tlie very.Triith ? , 

:.«"'"/^TP,.-..:.'TtoKj:^«/t/'et<r7;g&tt*,rt,Trk«t/&»w haft their. Calls,., ,, ; ^''' 'l cc 

■^ It pelongeth to NaWngc his cerre^ion. . ..:.., .:.'..■■:. . ^ . -' .coireft. 

A. 5. As roncerning the Etymologies of tlicfe names of God, we would befatiified. 
j-B Ave,.... God is a Sfirit^and is notable to be comprehsjided. • ,,j, ^^.^-^^ 
^■■A. SoraV Notifying oirDeclarationj no fuU coraprelieniion I r^guirtfo '^uvv,..m , -- • 


«8 A true^elation of D^ Dee his jBions mthjfirits, &c. 

hve..... It it no part of mans mderjiandiHg. They fignific all things, and thcj fignlfie 

Ave JFbo can expreffe JehoTah vhat itfignifietk, Dcus fignificat ad id quod agit, 

A. As for the form of our Petition or Invitation of the good Angels, What fort fhould 
it be of? 

Ave A (h-jTt and brief [fetch. - 

• A. We befeech 70U to give us an example : we would have a confidence, it fliould be of 
more erfeft. 

Ave I may not do fo. 

E. K. And why 5* 

1 vo- tion ■'^^^ Invocation proceedeth of the ;^ood will of man, and of the heat and fervency «f tbe 

fpirit : A»d there fare U prayer of fuch effeS frith Goi. 
A. We befeech you, ftall we ufe one form to all? 
Ave..... Every one, a^ter a divers form. 
A. If the minde do diftate or prompt a divers form, you mean. 

Ave I kjicwnot : for I dwell not in the foul of man. 

A. As concerning the diverficy of certain words inthefe Tables, and thofc of the portions 
of the Earth delivered by N-ilvagey What fay you ? 

Ave the Tables be true. 

Is it Ajdrefl, or Andropl ? 

Ave. Both names be true, and of tneJignificatioH. Ihave delivered jou tb« Tables^fo :tfi 

\ A. As concerning the Capital letters, have I done well ? 

Theofc of the Ave Tou have eafily correSedtbat, and to good endj for every letter, and part oFIetteri 

leqos. hith his fjgnificati.n. 

A. I befeech you fay fomewhat of the 2V^ in P<ir^o<i«, of which you faid, fo far as that 
Aretchedj fbould link to hell. 

Ave Every letter in Paraoan,is a living fire .• bat all of one quality and of one Creation: 

Note. £,/t Mnto ^ is delivered a viol of Deftruftion, according to that part that be it o/Paraoan the 
A. It may pleafe you to name that Place, City, or Country, under that JV. 

Ave A^K^'^lvage^znA he will tell you. 

A. As concerning the wicked here. Shall I call or fuhuHon them all, as I dothc good 
ones in the name of God ? 
The wicked Ave ..... Aw man calleth ifqn the name of God in thevicked : 7bey are fervants and vile flaves. 
fpiritsarc vile A.We call upon the name of Jefusinthe cxpulfing of devils,faying inthcnameof Jefus, d^c, 

(Uvc5. ^ye j^^j ]n^ ^ againjithe wicked. No ju'i man calleth upon the name ofGod,to allure 

the devil. 

A. Then they are not to be named in the firft fummoning or invitation. 
Ave Atao ti'r.e to be called. 

' ^. K. How then fhall we proceed with them ? 

Ave JFken the Earth lietb opened unto your eyes, and when the Angels of Light, fhall tffa 

thefaffages of the Earthy, unto the entrance of jour fenfes, ( chiefly of feeing ) Then fhall you fee the 
•HieTTtx''Mret1'reafttres of tbeEartb,zi JOU go: And the caves of the Hills pall not be unkjtswn unto you : 
onheEnih. Vnto thefe,you may fjy,\t[l'e, begone. Thou artof deflruftionand of the places of darkneffe : 
Our words to Thcfeare provided for the ufe of man, Sojhalt thou ufe the wicked, and no otherwife, 
that "kce"^ ^' ^^"^ *" ^^ concerning the natural Minesof the Earth. 

Treafure. ^'^^ Not ft, for they have nothing to do viththe natural ^Mines of the Eartb,but,witb tk 

vhich if corruptedwitb ntan. 

A. As concerning the coined they have power to bring it. 

Ave. So they may : that they keep, and no other. 

A. How fiiall we know what they keep,and what they keep not ? 

Ave Read my former w.rds ; for tkou do'i not under t and them. 

A. 1 read it : begimiing at the fii-ft line on this fide, when the Angels of Light, &c. 

A. I mean of coined money that they keep not 5 How (hall we do to ferve our neceffi-l 
ties with it? 

Ave The good Angels are Miniflers for that purp:fe. The Angels of the ^ angles Jhsi 

tnak^e the Earth open unto you, and fljall ferve your necejjities from the 4 parts of' the Earth, 
A. God make me a man of wifdom in aJ] parts, I befeech him. 

A. Note I had fpoken fomewhat of my part in VevonJJ.ire Mines.- and of the T/i 
Treafures which were taken of the Earth. 
A. Thefe cur Queflions being thus anfwered, now I refer the refl to your h&rui. 

Invocaticns to Ave lou have the corn, and yon have the ground : Mak^e you hut iTn'ocitions to fow th 

bimadf. Cccd, and the fruit Jha lite plentiful. 


>^A true Relation ofly. Dee his Anions mh fpirits, ^c- 1 8p 

A. As concerning our ufage in the 4 dayes in the 14. dayes, we would gladly have fome 

Ave ToH would kjtow to reape, before your corn be f own. 

t. As concerning a fit place and time to call, and other circumflances , We would learn 

Ave Toil would kjiowwhere and when to call, before your invocations har witnejfes of 

your fcadineffe. 

A. Then they muft be written in verbis conceptisy in formal words, 

Ave. I • a very eafie matter. 

A. What is the Book yon mean that I fhould write ? 

Ave. ..... The Book.confilieth [i] of Invocation of the names of God, and [2] of the Angels , by Thi Book. 

the names of God : T'hcir offices are manifeji. lou did defire to be fed with fpoones, andfo you are. 

A. Asconccmm^BataivayorBaataivh, I pray yoa not t@ be offended though I ask again, 
what is the truth ? 

Ave The word is hut of fix letter Sy whereof , one it on the left fide, one on the righty tm a- C^, He mean- 

love, and two under j A and H are put to, erhof the lefe 

A. Sometimes or communiter, Ay and in extremit JadiciU Hats I was taught before. ^"^^ °^ *''* 

A. So that the wosd is Bataiva, or Bataivh. ' '^"f^ "n'^"^ 

r I 1 ,-» of the princi- 

E. K. I think he be gone i tor he made a fign of the croffe toward us, p*'^;°'[- = ^°' 
and drew the white Curtain. butheteromc' 

■ A. As we fate a while and talked of the Calls received in the holy Language, and not yet 
Engliihed, there was a voice. 

Tchjhallhave tbofe Galls in Englifli on thurfdaj. Andfo ask^me no more queflions. The Calls to 

•■*• A. Thanks, honour, and glory, be to our Creator, RedeemerjandSanftifierjnow and ever, b= *>*<!'« Eb- 

Amen, glifhonXhurf- 

day ncKt, 

' ■* ' Thurfday, i Cracovi£y Julii, 5. Mine, hora, ^. fere. 

Oratione dontinicafinita aliifque extemporaneis ejacitlationibus ad I)enmy& repetito prowiffo ul- 
fimorumvirborv.m de Angelica interpretatiene 1^. illarttm invocationuniy quas a i^ Maii ultimi 
recepimusytaniem appartierunty Gabri"el i;j Cathedra & Nalvagc. 

G^^j-if/ in his Chair, zndNalvage with the Table, or rather Globe with the letters in 
ita^"<:. . 

A. Bleffed be our God alwayes, for his mercies : his graces be with us, now and ever. 

E. K. G^^rie/ ftandeth up. 

I Gab Tittum eji f^pe vobis, perfeverate ufquead finem. 
A. God give us chat ability. 
Gab Andwhyii itfaidfo ? but hecaufe you jhall have many temptations and affliSlions : 
after wliich come confolation and comfort. 

If th: Sm th prove and temper his Gold by fire, h'n intent is to excell in the Wor^ that he hath in 
hand : that threby it m/^ht be tryedy refined, and made apt, to the end wherein it jhall be ufed : 
Mtirh more, thin\_youy doth the God of wifdom, forge, try, and beat out, fuch as he intendeth to ufe 
in the extent io?^ of his divine and eternal purpofes. How therefore can you find fault with the Lord ? 
How can you fay, he dealethnot jujily with yon? when hefufferethyuu to he proved to theuttermoji. 
Jf jou pay the vttermo\l farthing, are you not become free ? If you feel affliSion and temptation, 
tatdwitkiiand it, are you not the more pure ? the wore jujiified ? for the Vineyard and Harveji of 
the Lord ? yes, my Brethren ; for the more the wife man is affliUed, the more he re]oyeeth ; 
Andthegreaierhisadverfityis,themoreheproffereth. ' 

Is it not written ? No man Cometh to the Lord but he is jujiified, purified, and actepted. Whence 
there fere ( if yon feek^to come before the Lord, that is to fay, to appear, to be blejfed) Jhall your 
jujiification or purifying arife ? Of your own natura it cannot 5 for you were born finners : But 
hy Chrijlyoumay : I n whom y ou are'] uliified, through patience, and refilling temptations. True 
t' '^-ftoof, and touch of man : But me thinkjih I hear ytufay, O, if we were rich, or of ability. 
True it is, for the dttjl of the earth many nien excel yoii : But inthat youfpenkvfkh God, in uS 
his hngekf^ that is to fay Mejfagers ) you are not onely happy ( which hafpineffe the others Wtant') yUedfe^* i** 
but ym excell all the creatures of the Earth. God. ^^ 

I , my Brethren, their joy is a bitter-fweet : But the comfort that you have, is eternal, is fweet, 
1*^?"^ <* food for ever. There forey if you will be eternal, and in perpetual comfort with joy, defpife 
■ the world fr the worlds fak^e : and delight in God for his mercies ; which ifjtu truly do,. Then can 
|(»w Tempei prevail, no affliHien come antiffe., nor no burden be too heavy for you : For it ii written, 
Giudium beato; um eft Chriftus ; Cui Mundus omnia mala fecit. 

O my Brethren, be contented, and fuffer the w»r Id: for as Chrijl in vanquiflnnghery did prove 
'himjelftbe Son of God: Stjhallyou in refijiinghery at la^ overcome, and be amounted the fans of 

[bb] gU 

1 c, o 'A true Relation of D^ Dee his jBions mthfpirits, &€, 

""""d^^: 'codinChrilh of -^^kom yon kre a follower, John Dee, be of comfort, for thou (halt overcome, 
A. Gol be praileJ therefore. ' ; 

E. K. And what ^o you fay of me ? : 

A. If I prevail, Satan fliall not have his will of you : for 

Gab But unto thee [ E.K. ']faith th Lord,Tikc heed,how thou meddleft with hell, left 

it fvvallovv thee. 

H'lve patience^ a time. 

E. K. They be gone out of fight. 

t.. In the (iiean time we read oyer the premiffes twice, to our great Comfort. 

E. K. Now they be here again, 

Now is a Cloud over them, all white like a fmoke. 

A voice fjl'iove not, for the flace is holy « By a great hollow voice. 

E. K. Why fhoiild it be holy. 

A. — « The Courtjs, where the King is : So where the Lord is prefent, the place ii 

accounted holy, and is fo. 

E. K. Now they be out of the Cloud. 

- 1^. After this, they made another paufe : longer than before. 

E. if. When fiiall we pradicey^-r/e his Calls, c^c. 

G?.b. My brother, thou hajl leafl care: Thou draweft both of God and man. thatispr*^ 

His fee o? A.l. mifed thee,,llntll he payed thee ; and that which is to come, thou Jhalt be partaker of 

of4ooDoUers f A. To £. if. for he hath no care neither for meat,nor drink for him and his, neither is 

yearly. he difiicuteof 400 DoUers yearly peniion, and is to have fomehelp by Art, ] 

Nal Say the-firjl word of the Call. 

Cak S din, ^- ^^p'^h It isthe fifth,for 4beingEnglifhcd. 

E. K. Heholdethup all his hand, and The spirits of the fonnU 

on his thumb ftandeth written ■ : -^"s'e are 

and on the fingers orderly very big letters. 

Ibere was no word there that fignified Nine, the third wordjhould he E M. 

A. It is yet a 

myftciy to 
what book 
t'nefe, anJ fuch 
words have re- 
lation, they arc 
in every Call 



in the firtnament 

of watersy 


the ftrjl 

hath planted 

a Torment 

to the wickfdf 


a Garland 

to the righteous ; 

giving unto them 

fiery darts 

to vanne the earth 

and l''*\T'', 

thou haft not, 

7^99 icisilcJm. 

continual Work^ten, 

whofe courfes 

vrfit vf^ith comfort 

the earth, 

and are 

in government 


as the fecond 
and the third : 

Hearken unto 
my voice, 
I have tiilk^ed ofyeu 


1 7nove you 

in power and prefence^ 
whofe work^ 

pall be £.K. Liltea 

a Song of honour ''°"-* """«•« 
andthepraife between nK& 
r 5- J '"^ thincs in 

of your God the air, 

in your Creation, A « 



Nal. : That is 'one. 

E. K. Now he plucketh the Curtain over all. 

A. Becaufe you faid that Acam betokening 7699. was to be put in his place ; I have viewed 
and numbred,and I find the words of the Call,raore,than the Engli/h parccl]5, by manir : Foi 
theEnglifh parcelsare4i, and the Call hath above 50. r , / / 

, A voice....... Jou have OD the fourth word of that Call-, The whole Call k placed tberel 

and tuiht to be the next. Number the words of the next Call, ^ 

A. So that the next Call ought to hare this Englilh. 

E. K, Now he flieweth again. 

Nal, .J 

A true "Kelathn of D\ Dee his Jciions with fpirits, &c. i p i 

Nal.. ..Tfcf mrghtj fohnds 

have entered 

into the third Angle, 


are becoynt' 

af Olives 

in the Olive Moimt^ 

lockj'tZ with c,'adnejfe 
ufon the'farthj E. K, 

and Clouds, 

* dwelling in the bright nejfe 
of the Heavens 


continual comforters^ 

unto whom, 

J f aliened 

Fillars of gUdnefe 


That is Af 
that word 
have not 

gave them 

to water 

the earth 

with her Creatures, 


they are 

the brothers 

of the fir \l • • 

and fecondy 


the beginning 

of their own feats, 


are garnijhed 

with continual birningLamp 

6p6^6' Nal * 



you want 
thiit word. 

are its 
the ends 

the Contents of time, 
therefore, E. K. Now all 
Come ye the ftr-.gers art 

and lowed down- 

obey ward, 

your Creation,^ , 

vifix Hi in peace 
and comfort, 
conclude lu 
as receivers 
of their myjhries, 
for why e 

Our Lord and Mujier A. 5 
if all one. i 

nal .... 

E K Cloud' 
came between. 
E.K. His eyes 
anJ the ihcw- 

E K. Clouds. 
Forte Jic. 

* Dwf MInp in 
the 1-r ghtiv.fle 
of the heivens 
as continual 

Nal that if it that went before. 

E. K. Now he draweth the Cur- 


Th-i' is P. you 
have n ir m»rk 

A.. I inderftand this tobe the Englijh of the fifth Call; and that before of the fixth: 
the Numbers of the parcels feem to agree. So that we have now the Englifti ./ the fifth and 
fixth Call. Ihankfd be God. £, A/, ^f. and Pfoa/, three words which you faid we had 

not, 1 finde them in the Calls: your meaning perhaps is fomc other then the common 
words. , 

E. K. Now he hath opened again. 

A mighty 

of fi Pj 

with two edged fwords 


which have 

the Viols 


of wrath 

for two times 


a half, 



of Wormwood, 

of the marraw 
of fait 
have fetled 
their feet 
in the Weft, 

are meafured 
with their Minijiers, 
■ppp^ 7hatis, 


Ihefe C.-t/^thatyoii 


gather up have not. 

their hands 

the Mcjfe 


of the earth. 


[lis] the rich man 



Hippy is he 

his treafure. 

on whom \ 


they frown not : 

are they 

For why ? 


the God of righteoufnejfe 



they ate. 

in the>K. 

in their eyes 

Come aWay^ 


And not 


yot>r viols. 



then the earth. 

the time 


is fuch as 

from their mouths 





■ ^ I 


"their beads 

are covered 

E.K. Now he draw- 

with Diamond, 

eth the Curtain. 

The ninth. 



L. As I was comparing the Call to this Englip^ a voycefaid. 

''•*'to , It it the next Call. 

A. I underftand it to be the fourth Call, or 

[b b 2] 

£. K. Now 


■iyl true T^elation of D^^ Dee his AUions mthfpirits, &c. 

N„./ .... 

Ox.: AnJ that 
you havj noc. 

E. A'. Now he opencth. 

unto the Harvefi 
ef a n'idow. 
H(W many are there 
wh'ch remain 
in the glory 

Ihe -midday the firjly 

ii CK 

the third Heaven 


of HiachiB pillari 


In whoyti 

The Elders 


lecome ftrangCj 


J have p-epared 

for my own right ecu fneffe^ 

faith the Lord, 

whofe long continuance 

Jhall he 

as BuckJ.'s 

to theftoufing VragonSi 



ef the earth, 

n>kich are, 

and jhall mt fee 

death vntifl 

this hoitfe A- I underhand 



the Dragon 


Come awny. 


the Thunders 

the end of 
earth, &c. 

Come away. 


the Crowns 

of the Temple , . 


the Coat 

of hint, that is^ was, and Jhall 

he Crowned 
are divided. 
Come ' 
to the terrour 
of the earth 

to our comfortf 
and • 



are prepared 


have fpokjH : 

E. K. Now he hath covered all again. 

c. As I was fpeaking of his diverfities, faying. This you have not, and this you have not* 
A voyce faid : Some you have, and fame you have not, whether jou have, or have hoi, it is a my- 

£. K. There is a little fire in the ftone, going about it like a little 


The Curtain is open, and a great Cloud over them. 
Now they appear clear. 

The ' Thunders of Judgement and wrath. 
of lament Atiott 


That you have 





are hif-rlourei 

in the North, 

in the ti\entffe 

ef an Oak.i 






01. That you 
have not. 


laid up 


the earth, 




in the 24.'^. 


That is T)MX 
that you have 

#/ « tn$ment 

with an hundred tmb, 


a Thoufand r— v- Math. 



re(i not {jDr"] lahtur fiilly 



E. K. Now Cometh a Cloud over them very white like fmoke. 
Now they appear again. 







vomit out 

the heads 

of Scorpi<^ns, 


live Sulphur, 


•with foyfon. 

Thefe he 

the Thunders 




One rtcK 

bringeth out 

a thoufand — 

even as 

the heart 

of mau 


his thoughts, 




hUth. you 

have it 




he to the earth, 



her iniquity 




Come away. 


mt • 

your noyfes. 



XKieje ce ■ 3- -d- • j 

E. K. Now the Curtain is drawn again, after a quarter of an 
•^;^"'* E. if. Now 

J true Relation of jy. Dee his JBicns mth fplrits, (5cc, 15)3 

E. K. Nowhe appcarcth. 

Nal Confider Ij thtffjirhofe biiftiifjfe joii have in hand. 

thdt ra)igr 
in the Souths 

of forrow 

hinde up 

your gird/eSy 


Viftt iii. 

Bring down amongf} yo» A 8 

your train 

lUre wiiji ycordi in the end of the firji^al!, follow at Move^&c. 

A. Bi;c this Call, ic diffcrcth a little exprefly, 

A. They are die 14 laft vvords» in the holy langirage thus : Zacar e ca, od zamran , odo ic. 
Qiia, Zovge, lap zirdo Noco Mad, Hoath Jaida, 

the Linterns 


Thit )OU 
hive not. 



the Lord 

may he vtagnified^ 

whofe name 

amonglt you 

ii wiathjd^c. 


Another * 

"the mighty feat 



there were 




into the Eaj}^ 


cried with a. loud voyce 

Csme away 


they gathered them- 

0. felves together 

and^ ^, 

, There is no 

became , i,ng,„g, f^r 

the honfe thefc words in 

of deaths jhsCall. 



the Eagle 

Note, then begin at the firjlCally Move, as before. 

E. K. Now they appear. 

it if iveafuredy 
it ifOi 
they are 
. «■ 
31 , 

Com J away. 


I prepare ~-r— ^ 




orjhave pre- 


the governoj^r 

ef the fir>i flame 

under whife 




which weave 
the earth 
with drinejfe, 
kjiow of 

the great name 



the [eat L 

of Honour 


Ih me^e.: Wednef- 
day^ fnXii u. dixit 

hie deefi. 

Of the firft flame. 

Nal Then move <wie/orf,&c 

Oyotifons Sons, 

of ff^ry. Daughters. 

the daughters 

At Urge. 

Of the fifft 

ef the juji, 






., Move, as before. 

of the South 
which have 




to jiir up 
the wrath 
of fin. 

all ceatures 
of the earth 
v/ith age 
which have 
umer you 

men drunken 
which are 
the promife 
of God 


the voyce 
of Gody 
the promife 
of him 

which «■ called 
am$ngii you 


— or ex tr earn 

A 1.0 


hit power^ 


is called 


A bitter fling; 



. Move, as before, Sec. 

K. Now all is covered. 

E. K. 

fO thou mighty light, 
and burning flame of comfort 

Now it is open again. 

the glory 
of God 

to the Center 
of the earthy 
In whom 




194 ^ true^elation of D^ Dee his ABions wh)f^s,^:x^ ^ 


l^ This is t>»e 
14 as 1 re- 
ceived ih'-m 'n 
the ho'y Lan- 

ti'f ffcrf ti c/ "truth 

tb.'ir ahidini 


Move as before. 

Faxs — 

to be foiinil-d. 
1 find in tne 
Call T.-is. 1 
finde alfo '" ".vords T 
or F inditfcr- 
cnth ufed, 

LA. 13 1 



fecmi flawfy 

'the hovfe of Jujiite 



th legmiyig 

hi ft'ory^ 

hlovei 8ic. 

it called. 

in thy Kingdom 



ff'ah comfort 
'the Juji, 
v^l}ich wa/kfli 
en the eurtb 
■with feet • 

87^3 — 

that undcrjland 



not to be meafured- 
Pe thou 

a ■frindoff of comfort 
unto me. 






in the god of 

end Conquer-^ 


Stretch forth 

E. K. Thry have covered all witif the Curtain 




third famei 





to jiir up . 

A voice. 

and h'iji 


L iiTfps living 


be fire tjefy 

Move-i as lefoTe-, &c. 

Vpn Mifidijyort 'hall tjJve the refi. 

ffih:fe God 

is Wraih in Anger, 

Gird up 

thj lojnes 


A. Tiie Goi o: Hofts hi praifed, his name extolledj and his verity prevaU to the comfort : 

ofhisLleft. Amen 

^ voice I'ie Eternal Cod hleffeyou. We have no more nov. \ 

A. Amai, Amen, Amen. Mora 12. 

A. Upon my coniidering ( immediately ) of thefe EngliOied Ca^ls, and the Ahgelical Lan- 
cTua^e bslongiiig to them, I find tnat here are but 13 Engiifhed of the 14 wWich are in the 
third Cracovien Vol-ime contained : and here wanteth'thc Englilh of the thirdofthofe 14. 

Beiides this, you may conlider that tliefe Englifh Calls keep this order as foUowech : and - 
to make it a more peifeft account from the beginning ot the firil Call of All ( being longfincc 
En<'liihed, and three more ) Then have vve 18 Calls,* whereof 17 are Engli/hed. ,^ 

■ \'M 

Note , the third of the 
third Book, which is the 
fev£r-th5from the be;3in- 
ning , is not yet tng- 

Vidffojl Julii II. kora 4. 
There is the Call Eng- 



Tr,, there lack ycr =0 Calls, for the 30 Aires, &c. ( befides the Englifh of the feventh or 

third^in'r^^^^^^^ '^' fi-"^ l^^\'' 

110 clw : A; chough xherc be letters gathered, but made into no words ; as you may fee, be- 
fore the fivJl'^allSf ail. Saturday, 

<^J true 1{elatiorj q/I>7D^^ j mcns mtb fpkiti^, T^^ 

Saturday, Jtdii 7. hUnc hortt G \ \ Cracoviie. 
; Oratione Dominica finita, aiiilqiie tarn ad Deumquani ipfnrn Ave petitionlbus, requirebara 
Judicium ipfius Ave de meis tam ad Dciini quani boiios ejus angeios faftis orationibus. Poii 
>13{ qi'rartL''n v^otz partem apparuic. 
.-; Ave........ if the -fi^ords or truth of onr tefihmny and rttef.ige, were, or were contained within the 

capa<^t\ of wany then might the Devil thrui in hintfelf, and dijfemble the Image of Truth : But 
. becnufeit is of Iruth^ and of him that beareth teftimonj of himfelf, tt can neither have affinity with 
tiji'fielh,nor be ft'oksnof inthis fenfe. 

Lo) tbUi deceitfully^ ^ "'•' '^^ Devil entred into man. 

A: Bkiled b^ the Lord of all truth. 

Ave, Therefore feeing the word is not cornipihle, Thofe that mlniller the word, canntt 

dwell in corruption. If: eak^ not thii, without a cavfe, my brethren. 

A. 1 pra}' you to proccedj accordiiifjly, that we may know the caufe, if it be your will : or 
elfe leaving thi:; Caveat un:o uj, to proceed to the matter wherein we required your help- 
ing hand to corrcft or confirm, or to do that which is behooful. 

Ave fsr, which ■-fjon havefagbt the Lord, for the Lordhis caufe orfa^e -<* 

A. Thar, God can be judge. 

Are Or inwhuh of you hath due obedience ; either to the word , or unts us that are fan- 
Si fie ct hy the word, been fuithfiil'y performed ? 

A. My points of crrour, and difobcdience I befeech you to Notifie, that I may amend 

Ave It may he,yo" will [ay, wc havi laboured, and we have watched, yea we have called on 

the name of the Lord, trhat have you dune that yo:i ought mt to do , yea, a. thovfand times 
more ? ' 

A. We vaunt nothing of any our doings, nor challenge any thing by any perfeftion of our 

Ave, ShaU the hireling fay, I have laboured bard ? er doth the goodfervant think^he merit- 

eth his wages ? It is not fo But you do fo; Therefore you are neither worthy af your reward^ 
tier the name of faiihful fervants. 

A. No Lord, we challenge nothing upon any merits; but flie unto thy mercy, ant^thaC 
Vie crave and call for, 

Ave lou do wickedly andinjullly : yea you credit the Lord, as you do your felves : your 

faith U the faith of wen, and not of the faithful. 

Many things have I [aid unto you from the beginning, ( faith the God of Jujiice ) which yoit have 
heard, and not believed : Butyoutempt me , and provol{e me; jea you jiir me uptobe angrj 
ivith yriu 

• A, If thy Anger fhall be on us, befide the forrovv of this world ,tentations of the femd, &c. 
Xhen are we not able to endure. 

A'tfifcr not me, and hear what the Lord faith nnto thee ; Satan laugheth you te fcorn • fvr 

llifpif^ unto the Lord, ftanding before him. Are thefe they whor^ thou deliveredji from i'&^ The great and 
perils of the Scar, and from the hands of the wicked, who}a the windes were a comfort to, and %peculiir mer- 
jP'.imt?nance a Laii'hdPn ? ButtheLordjeemethnottohearhim.-forhekjioweth it is true. My^'^* of God 
brethren, you leek the world more than you feek to perform the will of God : as thmgh God '^»*^*^ °n "*• 
could not rain Gold and M-irgarits amom,ji you : As though the breath of Goi were not able to beat 
'd'>wn the whole earth before you. you faithlejfe Creatures : ye hypocrites in the Vineyard of ' 
the Lord: you unworthy fervants of fuch a M'ljhr. Neither unto A\^r3ham, nor unto Noe, -nor 
nnto any other Patriarchs or Prophets, hath God done more merciful unto, than unto yo>f. To A bra- , 
h^rahe [aid. When I return at this time of the year., Thou jhalt ha-ye a fon. Vnto Noe he fa id ^ 
Build thee a Ship : Mnkj' up the Aik, Thus and thus., it (hall be : for the people jhall perijh. 

Tofi remember not that Jofcph was fold by his brethren ; or if you do, it may be, you think^ it is a Gsnsf. 17. 
fable : If you thinly it to be true. Then confidsr how he efcaped the Pit ; Confider he was fold, and 
fo hecame a bondman: B'ft who changed the imagination and fenfe of h:s brethren? who Q I fay") 
came between their Tj/ranny an'J h:i innocency? fVhat w,ts he that made him free? that brtHght 
hi»i before Pharaoh ? yea, and that which if more, made him reign over Pharaoh : Was it not 
the fame God, thatdealeth with you? 

ye of little faith, and jrarvelings, withered grajfe, and hla-lted willoy^fs : What and if you 
vere in hell, conldhe not deliver you ? If you become bondmen, cannot he makj you free ? If you 
ie in prifon, cannot he deliver you ? Cannot he compafTeyoih- neck with a chain? But Satan 
faith, Lo, rtiey fay, they have a long Journey ; It is necejfary that God comfort thofe that put 
'their truli in him. Euge, ho O yon begzerly frarvelings. Hath not the fame God, the fame 
Raphael that he had. . . Tes verily, a tkouftni a hundred^ and a thovfand and a hundred thoufand 
thoufands that are, and more than Pv.aphael for the help and comfort of the faithful. 

TFhen Herod fought to kill the fon if God, in that he was man: hii Father delivered him not 
with a mighty wind, nor with beating down of Lords Palaces; i«t by a dream appeared ««f(? 
Jofeph, faying, flee, Herod feek^eth the child his life, flote the manner of his warning. The man- 



6 A tmel^elatton of D'. Dee his Anions mthjfirits, &c. 

Iter of kk departure : But hear what the Lordfaid in the end. Return, for he that fought the 
Child hii [lie, u now dead. Why, I f^y, you rotten Keeds, worfe than the excrements of the Fens, 
Ud anJ be have not yov greater warning? Jibber ef^^re it it (aid unto you. Up and be gone, hut that the Lord 
feon.-. feeth the thouglus of man > even of him which feeketh your deftruftion ; Even of this wickedj 

-f''f<""''^y*«' King which feeketh todeftroy L<ziii^if. " ! 

Could not the fame Lord, cotiftme that wicked monfter and feller of his people, ( which tartl- 
et h for a tine') with the fire of hit m uth ? Tes, but that he hath given all things a time. Thofei 
^ , fhiit are righteom are often ti'tiestak^n away hecajife of temptations that are to Cytne : But the^ 
d.-^h *of' liic ^i''k;d are fvfered to continue., becaufe they jaight he more heavy, and. fink, deeper : But, ( for love) 
rigl-.f-^us now I f^'t urtoyort, my .' rethren, P'lee the niifchiefs that are to come, aud go forward in the fervice of 
a.i>l then. the ' Higheji, that you may enjoy thefroniifes that are made yon, and bepartak^ers of the haj>py dayes 

fl<:=- to come. 

Takeheedof whoredom, and the provocations of the flefh. For why .? thofe things that we 
But ic- Jjyes. fay, are not wiboiit thtir cauje. To'.i b^ive but ten dayes to tarry ( if you will follow my c»unfe! ) 
But if you liiigei any longer, you may drink, of a C'lp thit you wo-ild not, JFberefore doth God 
warn you, bvt that he would be juft with you ? Hith he not the while Earth tt ferve him ? Believe 
vie, by thete;ti:»ony We if jr, thac the good Angels weep over )0'< ; for, as you are particular- 
Particular ly called, fo have you your particular and unaccuftomed temptations. But pray unto God, that 
Tsmptitions. jj^ y^^y prevail. Nititur enim, omnibus modi?, Sathanas ut vos devorer. 
Piovide for ^^ if [aid imtr you. If you provide for this Journey, &c. That word is ais fure as the ftron"- 
tnisjoirney. eft rock in the World. Confileringthat you were warned by the fame Spirit (whereof I fpea>^) 
SfiTuus ian- heingwitneffe of himfelf, andhy m,whichhearwitneffe of him t, Give ear, gird up yo^r fe'ves, and 

iti^i. begone; Forycven at the very doors, are mifcbief. After n while I have femewhat elfe to fay 

oe eon;. Jr i j j 

° unto you. 

E. K. He covercth all with the white Curtain. 

A, We read and con'idered thefe premifes fomewhat diligently. 

A. Afterward, [^Ave"] he came again, and ( after a paufe ) faid as followetb. 

Ave My I rather,! fee thou di i not underf and themylieryofthisBook^,orwork, thouhafiin 

Enoch. hand ButI told thee,it was the knowledge that God delivered unto Enoch. Ifaid a!fo,that Hnocli 
lab-iited 5c dayes. Notwithjiandittg, that thy labour he not frujirate, and void of fruit , Be it un^ 
The Book con- to thee, as thou haft done. 

""^ ■' A. Lord I did the beft that I could conceive of it. 

Ave. I will tell thee, what the labour of Enoch was for thofe fifty dayes^ 

L- O Lord 1 thank thee. 

Nal. Avt. It H^ made, (as thou haji done, thy book.) Tables, of Serp^fati aud plain fione : as the Angel ef 
15 1 kinJ of xhe Lord appointed him ; faying, tell me(0 Lord) the number of the dayes that I Jhall labuur itt. 
flne.ftone. ^^ ^,^, anfwered him 5o. 

btur. ^^"^^ ^' Then he groaned within himfelf, frying. Lord God the Fountain of true vifdom, thou that open efi 
thefecretsofthyownfelfunto man, thou k? T^'^i mine imperfe^iion , and mji inward darkjifjfe : 
How can I ( therefore ) fpeak, unto them that fpeak. not after the vtice tfmm ; or worthily call on 
thy nam', confiering th^t my imaginatnn n v triable and fruit leffe , and mkjiown t« my felf .<' 
Shall the Sundsfeem to ia\itc the (fountains : or can the fmall Rivers entertain the wonderful 

Enich h's and unknown waves ? 

prayer to GoJ, Can the Vfffel of fear, fragility, -r that ;V of a determi-red proportion, lift up himfelf, heave up 
his h'tnd!, or gather the Sun into hii bofom ? Lord it cannot be : Lord my imperfection ts great : 
Lord I am leffe thanfand : Lord, thy good Aa^els and Creatures ex e'l me far : our proportion is 
mt alike ; lur fenfe agreeth not : JV twithihnding I am comforted ; For that we have allcte God, 

One Crcirour/z// one bes,inningfrom thee, that w- refpea thee a Creitour : Therefore will I call upon thy 

of all things, name, and in thee, I will become mighty. Thou fhalt light me, and I will become aSccr; 
"'• 1 will fee thy Creatures, and will m<ignilie tliee amongft them. T'.'ufe that come uifto thee hate 

the fame gate, and through the fame ^are,defcend,fuch as thou Cendiii. Behy'd, I offer vij houfe, 
wy /fio/T, wy^f(?>-ttf«<//o«/. If ic will pleafe thy Angels to divell with m;, and I with them; 
to rejoyce withtne, that I may rejoyce with them ; to minifter unto me, that I viay magnifie 
thyname. Then, h the Tables (which 1 have provided, and according to thy will, prepared) [ 
offer unto thee, and unto thy holy Angels, dcHring them, in and through thy lioly names ; 
That as thou art their light, and comforteji them,{o they, in thee will be my light and comfort. 
Lord they prefcribe not laws unto thee, fo it is not meet that I prefribe laws unto them : What it 
pleafeth t^ee to offer, they receive ; So what it pleafeth them to offer unto me, will I a^fp receive. 
Behold I fay(0 Lord) Jf / fhallcall up n them in thy name,Be it unto me in mcrcy,as unto the fer- 
vant of the Higheji. Let them alfo manifeft unto me. How, by what words, and at what time, 

The Call of I Ihall call them, Lord, L there any that meafure the heavens, that is mortal .? Hw, there 

Argds. fore, can t^^e heavens enter into mans imagination .<' Ihy Creatures are the Glory cf thy covnte- 

tianre : Hcnly \boH glorifieji all things, which Glory excelleth and (0 Lord.) is far r.bove rny 
underjiandmg. It is great wifdom , to fpeak. and talkie accordi>tg to underiiimding with 

I (^ true Relation of &, D^e his Miens mth fi^irirs, ^c 2 03 


fulii, 11. 1^84, 


Libri primi^ fragenfis Cxfareique^ Anno i^S/^. 
Auoujii 1 5 . Stilo No'vo. 

Liber 5. Cracovienjiufft Myjleriorum Apertorius. 
Thurfdaj, Julii 12. Annt 1584. 


to the povidenct 

Yar ry. 

A. Note the w'tcked power dazeled fo the eyes of 

£. &. that he could not well difceru this O, but 

ID'^'UlGO *0 ftaying at it a while concluded it to be ail V : which 

afterward, and by and by, he correfted. 

of him that fitteth on the holy Ihrofte Id ui-go. . 


The Curtain being plucked. 

lie Have Patience. 

A. As we were talking of the name of God Idoigo in Enoch his Tables, a voice faid. 

A voice IFhere the moji force was, the Devil crept moji in. Herein the Devil thought t« 

deceive ym. • . Vi 

A. It muft be then 1 doigo ? 

*■ OD ,, 




rofe up 

Tor zulp. 


in the beginning 


la 6 daf. 



Go hoi. 


The earth. 



let her bt governtd 

Ta ba ord- O 


by her parti ^ 

Sa a nil". 



. Od. 


let there he- 

Chris te ois. 



Yr p6 il. 


in her. 

Ti obi. 


that the glory of her 




204 A true Relation o/D^ , Dee his JBions mth/pirits, &c. 




in itfelf. 
Hef^ courfe. 
Let it run 
with the Hetivtnsf 

Q\X R L S T in handmaid. 

11. ...... Have patience a little. E. K, 

E. K. Now they are here again. 













D I L Z M O 

No aln. 
pa id. 


Dod rm ni. 

Zyl na. 

El zap tilb. 

Farm gi. 

te rip fax. 




Let her ferve them 

B 09 apis. 

one feafon : 

Lnib m., 

Let it confomd 

V Cho. 





let there he 

Chris tc OS, 

no Creature 

A g tol torn. 






within her 

Ti ob 1. 

the fame 


one and the fame. 



her members 

Pa Onibd, 

let them differ 

Dil zmo. 

in their qualities^ 

As pi an. 

''HE fWol 

.■11 ' 





■K t 


Aj^V'C ^dation of D'. Dee his JBicns with fpirits, <5cc, ^ipp. 

VVednefday, Julii n. i Meridicy hot a 4. 

A. Ac the firft looking the Curtain appeared to E. K. his light. 

A. When it (hall pleafe thee, O God, we are deliious to receive wifdom from thee. 

A. At fix of the Clock appeared a little one, yellow, like a little Childe : his hair fine yel- 
low, and a very amiable face. t{A^ '-f ■ notp 

Tt avoid rfproachy and ''or the truth of the word I viftt jiw^inftead o/Nalvage , Mich can»'-t i.^}f^ ' 
come. I afti I\c Mefe, thefervant of the higheft, which injiead c/Nalvage, wi//, and am able to fitf- ^ '^^^ f^' ^^^ 
fljhiifJ^cc. ^ of>^.//«'>,Dd, 

A. s>o belt in the name of Jefi:s. oneofchesep- 

llcm (JHany ,andj:rong are your enemies, both bodily and ghoflly : But he you flrongy '^"=»"' vvhere- 

and you (hall prevui'. ' ^^ " •'* 

Many enemies -f^^^^^y^^^ f,y^ what you will have nte do. 

A. That (if ic pleafe you) that Nalvage would have done. 
The Eaji u a houfe of Virgins. 

A, He diftinguifheth it not by fingers. 

He lFell,youJhall have fingers. ' 

bodily and 


1 he Trinfla" 

tion ot ihe 

Call inco 


Singing fraifes 


the flames of firft gl oric, 


the Lord 

hath opened his mouth 

and j^^ 

they are become ^ ^•■* 

Twenty eight That you have 

living dwellings, not. 

in whom 

the jirength of man 



they are apparail'd 

with ornaments fo bright 
fuch as 

jpsri^ wonders 
, en all creatures, 
and continuance 
are as the third 
and fourth 
fir»ng Towers 
and , 

places «f comfort. 
The feat of mercy 
and continuance. 
Oyoufervants of mercy. 



fing praifes 

unto the Creator, 


be mighty 

amongji us, 


unto this remembrance 

is given 



our ftrength 

in our comforter. 

lie. .... .. Lo, there jiu have it, 

A. I pray you to confider of the form of the promifc, for we were promifed to receive the Vide Supra. 
Calls we looked for, and Co to be fit for the 49 Gates,€^c. If this you have done, be the 
performance of thofe the words of Gabriel, or no, I pray you confider. 

lie. ..... For tht thirty Culls, or thirtyCall, to morrow 4t the fourth benr, Thutfday at four of 

/ will eafeyo'i fifficiently. t^e Clock afcernoon. 

A. I befeechyou (if I (hall not offend to rcqueft it) What is the caufe e/ Gabriel and Nal- 
vage their abfence f 

He Spiritual Contention between Satan and them, and more then man can, or may un- 
der ji and. ' •!' 

A. Then I pray you, why was not this fupply fent at the time appointed? 

lie It is not of God, to thinks that God is of time. All things are tied unto him , and no- 

thing can be feparated from him. NotwithjiandiHg,he may feparate himfelf from them. But you -HiazKcn 
/hall understand, that thcfe nineteen Calls. Calls re- 

A. There arc but 18 befides the firft to God, «''«<*• 

There are nineteen befides the firji'] are the Calls, or entrances into the The ufe of ihels 

knowledge of the myftical Tables : Every Table containing one whole leaf, *9 Calls. 
whereunco you need no other circumftances. 

.\t. The fii-jl Call begiiketh OlSonf. 

In Englifti / raign. 

2. The fecond beginneth Adgt. 

In Englifli Can, 

3. The Call of the third Table beginneth Ol^icma. 

In Engli/h " Behold. 

E. K. A white cloud cometh about him, but hideth him not. 

lie But you muji under'land.that infpeakjng of the firft Table , I fpeak of the fecond, 

iSe that the fecond, with yon is the firft. 

4. As this \z9i, behold iith.e. fourth, iat with you the third. 
A. It is the fevcnthtbut the third of the fourteenth. 
aO A [c c 2] l\e... 


zpo 4 true Relation ofD\ Dee his JBions mth/pirits, 6c c. 

He. ..... It it the Cd//of the third. 

5. 7he next in EngUfli is I have fct 

Otherwife — — O thji. 

6. 'Jt^'e f^xth • — The mighty founds . 

Otherwife'- — - Saphah. 

7. thefeventh The fpirits ' 


8. The eight — 7hf Eaji 


lleni Look,that, tb/itjiou call the third. 

C.-]t is Raas. 

9. The next~—— The midday the firji 

Bafemi lo, or Bafemle. 

10. *- ' ~" ^ yvtzhtjf 


II. "-- 

The Thunders of judgenttHt dHd vratb 

There ctnicth a tph'-te bright C.'ond about bitH. 

12. — ~~ — "-^ 2he mighty feat 


E. K. Every time he fpeaketh, he pulleth fire out of his mbififi / and. 
cafteth it from him. 

13. .^ you •- 

Nonci. 'J ^ ' 

14. ■ " you fworis 


E. K. Now a white Cloud goeth round. 

15. O \0V foKS 

No Romi. 

i5. .1^ ■ cho'itbfGovernour 

lis Tabaam 

11 There you lac\, the third vord ? ! 

A. What is that ? 

Of the firit flamey it anf^eretb to L al purt. ■Jji 

Tofihad 77or the expoftion of the third word. 

17. Dye of the ftcond fiame. 

Jls vivi a purt. cX 

18. —• • • thou third fiame, 

lis dial part. 

19. thou mighty light 

11 micalZoal part. 

■^hus you have not lojiyyur labour- 

E. K. Now he wrappeth the Cloud that was under him about his 

God '.e with fou. 

E. K. Saw him go upward. . , ?* 

A. Glory be to God, praife and honour for. ^nie». 

>>3 A 


TburCday,y"lii It, i Mereh.ra^. fCracoviit. 'MTH 

Oratione Dominica finita, & breviter ad Ifejnefe qnibufdam diftis. ^ 

E. K. The Curtain appeared at the firft looking. ^Ik V 

A. Now in tiie name of Jcms,as concerning thofe 30 Calls, or thirty Call , we await "ydrtr 
information of Ilemefe. 

A. Af- 

A trueKe/ation ofD\ Dee his JB'iQns vitthfftritY, v5cc. "i bt 

A. After divers parcels of our Aftions paft with Nilv'ize being rcad,which were very well 
of ns liked, at length Iletmfe^ appeared : and aft^r he had /hewed himfelf ( the Curtain being llemife. 
opened ) he drew the Curtain to again. ^ •' > 

A. I then faid three Prayers out of the Pfalm?, &c. 

E. K. Now he ftandeth as Nalz>age ufed to do, upon the Globe 
with the rod in his hand : And Gahnelfitteth by. 

A. In the name of the eternal and everlafting God fay on. 

E. K. Now the Globe tiirnethfwifrly, and he polntetSHo letters 
thus, with the rod which Nalvage was wont to ufc. 

M A D R I I A X you heavens A. I think this word wanteth ^^("'^f'- 

^s may appear by Madrittx , a- 
bout 44 words from the end, 

D S P R A F which dwell Ds frafr^: 

LIL • Itttbefirflair Lil. 

CHISMICAOLZ are mighty Ch'ts MkaoU. 

Gab. ...... ^iove »it,for the place is holy. 

L.. Hallowed be his name, that fanftifieth whatfoever is fan&fied. 

^^^SAANIR in the parts Saauir. : ^- Ih, 

C A O S G O of the earth Ca osgt. 

F I S I S and, execute Odfifis. 

BALZIZRAS the judgement ^al zi zras. 

I AID A efthehigheji la-ida. 

NONCA to you Nonca. 

G O H U L 1 M It if faid Co hk Urn, 

E. E. There came a black cloud in the air about the Stone as 
though it would have hindered E. K. his fight. 

Gabr. ..... It hehoveth us to do that we do even vfith frefent contention againil the wicked. 

Have a little patience. 

-The curtain is now away again, and they appear again. 

M I C M A 'Behold Mtcma. afftr. 

_jiEs^|C. Now is the curtain plucked to again, and they covered. 


the face 

A do i an. 


of your Gtd 


lA OD 

Ihe beginning 

I i od. 


of Comfort 



whtfe eyes 

Saba it ndi 


•^A .A LU CI F- 

O or A. 

I ox_ <iJ'tr^e %elatk'n of D^ Dee his JUions nhhfpirits, 6c c. 


the hrightuefe 

Jjt cif ti as. 


of the heavens^ 

Per If sol. 




A B R A A S S A 







for the g vtr»ment 

Ne ti a ih. 


$ftbe earth. 

Ca 0fgi. 













He Read it. 

A. TheFnglifti. 
lie I 




Dim flest. 




1o at. 

Hon cf. 



vith a fewer ymderftanding 

Gmi cii Z6 ttta. 


to difpofe 



all things 


■"• . --; 




£ &. It follows in LihroCr*. ; 




.A ] !'" ''< 

or A 



J trueRelation of D^ Dee his Jtt'ms wh [pints, &:c, ip7 

Ta] Ki>tt.i ■■ B-it to command Kvigy by a fnb]eaed co»tmt,tdvent^ j^^ j ^.^^ ^^^^ noK;nf,,;n Emc& 
is mt vi['loy>iy unleflc it come iromthet. BejpoU Lord., Hm hsri.n;;C.jn(iaerthe eto.ehowto 
(hall 1 therefore afcend hitc the heavens ? 'the air -will not carry a»k th sdouSn of this phnfc pro- 

m. hut refi'ieth m folly, I fall down, for I am of the earth, th.'re^ ''^"i^'J. '" ^^ '■ ^ ^"t a'I'- ^^ 

' !, . Til - r ^ ^1 ^\. n. /„-..,rft thit uniide"a N tnns had Kmzs 

fore, thou very Lis,ht and true i^omfort, that canft, and uuylt, ^^^^■^^J^^^ ^^-^ ,i„, j,,,^^. 

and dott conint and the heavens ; Behold I offer thefe Tables unto fore there might be fome in Enoch 

t/bffi Command them as ic pleafeth thee : and Oyou MinijL'rs, histimf. or hctnophefiedof them. 

and true liSl,hts of uuderjiandr.i^. Governing this eartlily frame, 

and the elements wherein we live, Ds for me as for the fervant of the Lord : and jtnio whom it 

hath f leafed the Lord totalk^ of yon 

t,shold-, Lord, thouhaji appointed me $0 times; * Thrice 50 times w// I lift my hinds unto * Ave, 
thee. Be it unt > w' as 't f'l-.iCeth th:e, and thv holy Mhtiiers. I require nothin j biic chee, an 1 fhu i . to fay, 
throiu;h thee, and for thy honour and glory : But I htpe I jhall be fatisfied, and (hall not di j, thiiceiday. 
(As thou ha'ipromifed)K«t;/ tioK gather the clouds together, and judge all things : wkn 
in a moment I fhall kg changed and dwell with thee for ever. 

Thefe words, were thrice a dayes talk^betwixt Enoch an I God : In the end of 50 dayes, there rhrice a day. 
appeared unto him, which are not now to be manifejied nirfp^k/n of : he enjoyed the fruit of Clod 
his promife, and received the benefit of his faith. Here may the wife learn wifdom : for what doth 
tnan that it n-it corruptible ? 

\ fl have not that X may fay any more unto you : But helievf me,I have faid great things unto you : If 
you will have me hereafter, I will come. 

Conftder well my words, and what 1 have now faid unto thee: for here thou mayji learn 

vifdoM, and alfo fee what thou haft to do. 

A. 1 wi!l,if itpleafe you read over fome of thefe Invitations which I have made and writ- 
ten herein this Book. 

Ave io'' may not ufethat word Obedientes. 

. A. You fpake of a firft word tocall, and of a fecond tvi coirdrain. 

Ave. It fignifieth, it iirgeth them more in God. I have faid. 

A. Note, what is meant by the name of God that was faid to conftrain, being the fecond vvh«ij meant 
names of two before given. by the phrafe 

£. K. He is gone, and all covered with the Curtain. ftraUiTinre- 

A. All honour, pralfe, and glory, all thanks and power, is due to our God and King, ^^^ggi^' ^°° 

So be it. AmeH. 

Monday, Juliiy p. Mane bora y. three quarters, f Cracovir. 
Orationibus quibufdam finitis ad Deum 8c deindcad Gabrie'em Sc Nalvage, Zee. 

E. K. As foon as he looked, he found the Stone covered with the 
white Curtain. 

A. A paufe of a ^ of an hour : In which fpace I ufed fundry ejaculations to God, and his 
good Angels. 

A. This day was appointed, we attend therefore your inftruftions. At length they ap- 
peared not, but ufed a voice. 

A->oice. .^hii day, but the Sun decliningthe fourth hour- 

tt.. Your meaning is, that at after noon, at 4 of the clock. 

The voiie. As thou haji written ^- 

A. The will of the Higheit be done. Amen. 

Monday, A Meridie, hora 4. 
A. As E.K. was faying to me, that he thought that the Angels might tell the certain day 
liandtimesof things to come, and that Angels could now fall no more, d^r. Offuch things 
|> touching Angels ; fuddenly a voice was heard, as followeth. 
* ■ Ajroicd Herein will I talk^with you, my brethren. 

E. K. Gabriel onely appeareth : neither Nal'vage nor the Table 
appearech. He fitteth in a Chair, and with his fiery Dart. 

Gabr. .;.... 7heProphets infpired with the Holy Ghofi,were affuredoftbe coming of their Meffiits, 
ef their Chriji: But what day, or in what year was not of mans under jianding. Chriit kimfelf 
opened unto hit J)tfcipUs bis death , and the manner thereof ; but the day and hour he never dif- 

[cc] eltfed. 

I I — _ ■ ^ 

15/8 A true Relation 0/ D^ Dee hts Mions mthfpirits, &c. 

De fecundo aJ. c/cfed. So I/lifWife the ScrifUires ffeni^ f the coming of Chrift, but the day and hour , tht Son of 
ventu cbrijli. wan kjioweth not. But hecavfc in time to icvte , and for this ur;ion , (the vitjfage of the higkeji) 
AHd affuredyard infallible 'Door ine^Qntrefped that God appointed ytt no certain time') is neref- 
fary. For^ for this caufe you waver »n brethren: and may lofe the benefit of God his favour, and 
mercies. weaklings examine the frophets, look^ into the doing of the Apojiles . There alwayes 
V(Ht a fromife iefore the end : But the end WM the benefit and fruit of the fromife. Some aU 
leadge Paul, ^ome Peter, fowe Daniel : But m this cafe (hall you alleadge the fayings of God,/"y&j- 
ken in the fpirit of truth by me ^ahriel, the fervant of the higheji. God^for three canfes hi- 
deth the ehd, and the very time of his heavenly purpofes. As after a little filence you Jhall jhert- 

ly hear. 

E. K. A cloud covereth him. • 

E. K. Now he appeareth again. 

Gab. ..... Firii, Lj reafcn of his own intxplirahle Eft & non eft efTe, which u without the circum- 
ference yjirength, capable vertjie, and power of man, dii intelleciuainy, whereby be appeareth to be 
verily one God, and incom-rehenfble. 

Secondly, i'ccaufe Lucifer w/r/)(!»Af yea {iycrs,( juily) fhuuld never talh of hit light, 
nor onderlhind hif feeret -judgements : whi h he Vould, and might d», if they were delivered to mans 
imagination, and d/fconrfe : Becaufett is withm the circumference and compajfe of hit Creation. 
Conf ler of thefe two. 

E- K. Now he is covered in a white Cloud again. 

^ A, The firft reafon, or caife we do not fufficiently underftand, or conceive. 

Deufet eff-,'^2n&.[iDcus. - 

JSlon ei tjje, I uipiis Deus. 

For, In the judgement day, G d in his fon, Chriii,jhanfkut up his perpetual and everlaliing Jm 

fiice, wrath, and anger, > nh Hell and damnation. Leavng them, and forfakjng them, and im 

no cafe to be called their G d. Fratres \_>i'~\ non habebunt Dcum. But they fiiall be without 

a guide, and without a Centre. Hcruy jou may underjiand , EfTe & non eft efle. To the 


Thirdly, that man firmly perfwaded of things fpokjn of hy Ged above hif capacity to come , att4 
unknown, might worthi'y in the jirength of faith, and thrmigh the effea of hit premifes merit his fa- 
vour in Chriji, and receive eternal falvation,ju}iIy before God and bis A»gels. Thefe are the three 

A. Thi? laft caufe, if it would pleafe you to make more plain, it ftiould greatly cnfcrm us 
and confirm us. 

...... Thcfe are the three onely caufes, that the ends of God his determinations are feeret. 

1. In the fir IT, that God vi/ght appear omnipotent. 

2. In the fecondyfeaicd up in bimfelj from the knowledge of fuch « have rebelled t« their de* 

3. In the third, that man vtight jririly be made Worthy of the places prepared for him. 
Wedntfdiy ^^.Uzge it called away . .end cannot be in jidion wiihyeu till Wedne(dzy, Then fhall you 
following. have the Calls thatyoi; look for. And fo enter into the knowledge and pcrfeft i:nderf 

ftaiiding of the ^^ Gates and Tables if youwill. 

k. O Lord, thy will and mercy be (hewed upon us. 

Gab. But vudeijiand that it it a labour, the hardell and the lafi, • 

A. Violenti nihil difficile : God ftrengthen our will and faiih. 

Gab.. ... / hdve utthing e.fe to fay unto you. But God be merciful! untt you j and forgive jow 
your fins. 
A. Amen. 

Gab And that you go hence, mak/ hajte. 


E. K. He is gone. ; , 

A. Gloria Patri, & hlio,& fpiritui Sanfto (icut erat in principio, 8c nunc & fcmpcr , & in 
fecula feciiloruni. Amen. 

At four o( the 
Clock after 


The Curtain appeared 
jhaight way. 

Wednefday, JuUi 11. Mane hora, 6 f. 
Oratione dominica finita, &c. 
A. We await the promife, which you made us , O Gabriel. 
A voyce. Not ntw, tut at the fourth htur^ declining as before, 

E. K. And why not now as well.> 

A voyce. He that laLeureth tn hit own barveji laboureth when he lifi : but he that fijheth oh the 
Se^'^muii be ruled by her *urfe, 
A^i^Fiat voluntas Dei. 


•f\ , ' " ' ""' ■ ■ II I ^ I ^ 

I 4 trueRelation o/D^ Dee ^/j jaions mthfpirits, dec. 205: 






Let there le 

Chris te os. 


m one Creature 

Ag 1 ter torn 




A S Y M P 

D O D P A L 



the wielded fiakfbehmdeE. K. 

yith anether. 

The reafcjiable 
Creatures of the earthy 
or Man. 

Let thetftvf^^ 

"iPeed out 
one another. 

Pa rach. 

A fjmp. 
Cord ziz. 

TQod pal. 

Fi falz. 
Ls nonad. 

E. K. Now the Curtain is drawn. 

A voycc Kead. 

A. I read it .... terfrom the beginning hitherto, 
lie. IVhereat doiAt you. 

'^by turned God Adam out into the earth ^ ' ^ ^' '''''' '^' '''^' ^'^'''' ^'^ 

^. Becaiife he had tranfgrefTed the Lav^s to be kept in Paradife. 

u'mZo% earJt" ^ff7 f7f"'^' '''T'^ ^"''"'"''' f"' ^^ cfence^in'm he >;« t.rn- 
L tL7do'n i-rt\ha^ /f' ''"i ^T ''''T^ 7.\ '' '^ ^^'^^^ f^'^'^^ ^ben can you not aptly fay he 
<^fa%r.c^x\tJ\n IrlZ F''i ''/'J^'^'''' •■ ^-'^/^ Adam, fro;, ntnocency through 

' r4^J/'^ChriHrought allblejfedneffe^a^^ T ^T" ' 



f^ftJO" ^^y mderjiand my rule.'] 

\ Note, All this was anfweredbv a vovce a=;.coiirrrtim,T ,i„> a- 
ore exprcfFed. /" ^0706,35. conceining niy queflion. 

or doubt hereto- 

tinif,. ^;„..v ,.«.... L..L . ^ , , coarge with their Creation, but afterward in d , 

times, d'vers offices.bith toward God and 7nan. 

^ ''''^''' ^' '''"'"''^ '''^rmng I will meet you here the third B 



A. The 

20 6 A true^elation of D^ Dee his jBtons mthjf^irtts,&.c. 

^. The third hoir after the Sun riling mean you > 

Avoycc I- 

A. Let \ s hartily than 
vpon ns, now and ever. Amen 

A Let'i s hartily thank the Lord and praife him alw ayes : His Mercy and Grace be 

TTyA^y^Ji'tii 13, Manehoraj. + Cracovidt. 

A. Orati ne Diwimca finitdy 8cc. 

^. At the firft looking , E. K. faw the Curtain ufual to appear , and fomewhat plighted, 
and fhordy. 

^ voyce f^ead that you have done. 

A. I read hitherto that was written. 

E. K. Now they appear, the Curtain being drawn away : But the 
round Table, or Globe appeared not. 
£. K. Now they have drawn the Curtain over them again* 

A. BlefTed be they that are come in the name of our God, and for his fcrvicc. 

E. K, Now they appear, and the Table, or Globe with them. 

]lc Ihereji. 

A. In the name of Jefus, and for his honour. 
















the dweUing places^ 


Farg t. 

Let them forget 


their nameSf 


the ffgrk.of man 

Co nis bra. 



bk pmp : 

A ua vox. 

Let them he defaced 

To nug. 

hit huildjngs^ 

Ors cat bl. 

let them become 

No af mi. 



f$r the heajis of the field 

Levith raong; 


Un chi. 

her mdtrflanding 

Omp tilb. ; 

With darkjiejfe^ 

. Ors. 

for vhy ? 


it refenteth me 

Mo Oah. 

I made man 

01 cord ziz. ' 


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CMC while 

let her he kfUWH, 

and /ntttber while 

Gab '.. Move ftot, for the place is-holj. 

E. K. All is covered. 
E. it. Now it is open. 


a firafigety 







of an har!o% 


and the dwelling place 


of him tbas is fallen. 


Oyou heavens 




The lower heavens 


Underneath j/ou 


let them ferve j/etif 






that goverfi^ 


Caji dswtt^ 


fiich as 



Y L C A M 

hring forth 

E. K. Now the Curtain is drawn. 


with thofe 

that encreafej 

and dejhroj 
[dd 2] 

L ca pi ma o, 
Ix o mf.x ip. 
Od ca CO casb. 

Go fa a. 



M / 
Ti anta. 

i .. ; 
A ba ba lond. 

Od fa orgc. 

lotch, ot loch. 

Te 16c vo V im, 

Madri iax. 

Tor zu. 

O adriair, 


A bo a pri, 

Taba o ri. 


Ar ta bas, 

dirJ-J AT 
A dr pan. 

Cor fla. 

YoJ earn. X 

Ar CO a zior; 

Od quasb. 


2, o 8 ^A true %elation of 


, Dee his ABions 

whfpirits, 6c c. 


the rotten 



No place. 



let it remain 

Pa a oxt, 



in one number. 

Sa ga cor. 










Prd lar. 

C A CR© 




the Stars 



he numbred ; 









and appear 

Od zamian.' 





the Covendfti 


E. K. Now he hath drawn the curtain again. 












But mo na. 



be hath [worn 


unto m 


in hi* Juji'tce. 





the myfieries 


of pur Creation^ 




maks ut 




0fundefiled knowledge. 

lad na mad 


A true 'Relation of jy. Dee his JBicns mth fpirits, (3cg, 2 op 

The fir\i A'lre^ is called ■ ■ -» Li!. 

Thefecond • • Am. 

The third • ' ' ■ — ■ Zom. 

4 • —-■ • Paz. 

5 — '—' 1 Maz. 

— . — ^ Deo. 


8 — Zid. 








— Zax. 

-Ich ik. 

— Loe. 

— Zini. 

— Ura. 

— Oxo. 

H ■ 


\6 ■ " Lea. 

17 ■ Tan. 

18 Zen. 



20 '■ -' — -" -" Chr karinpalato 

21 ■ • • — Afp. very miich. 

■- Lin. 






26 ■ ■ • Des. 

27 — • ■- Zia. 

28 ■ : ■: Bag. 

jp .■ . — -— Rii. 

50 . • — '— — •• — Tes, 

^here it all' 

tioff change the name, attd the Call it all me. Note. 

A. Blefled be he who onely is alwayes one. ^"1* ^'''» One 

A. I take thefe names tobe aj;)rjwK^,/>aW;«-, ffrr/ar, and to 30. th-?"*^ ^'^* 

A voice ATor/a, tifj if t/jefubftantial namesof the Aires. 

A. It was faid they had no proper names ; but were to be ca'led, O thou of the firft Aire, 
O thou ofthe fecondjdfc. I pray you reconcile the repugnancy of thsfe two places, as 
they (hould feem. 

£. K. The Curtain is opened. 
£. £. Now Gabriel ftandeth up. 

Gabr Thiuhath Gad k^eptproinife ivithyou^ and hath delivered yo74 the keyes of his ftdre- 

houfes : wherein you Jhall find, (if jou enter wifely, humbly, and ^Titiently ^ Jreafures mare 
vnrth than the frames of the heavens. 

But yet it not Auguft csme : Notvpithftanding the Lord hath kf^t his fromrfe with you before „ , ^.- ^^^ 
the time. Therefore, Njro examine your Bookj, Confer one place with anocher, and learn 10 bt mlf^cfuifine) 
ferfedfor the prahice and entrance, before A. gi.-li. 

See that your garments be clean. Herein be not ralh : Nor over hafiy ; Frthofe that are Cnuvfc] for 
hafy and rajh, and are lothfomely apparelled, may knock long before they enter. p^epiration. 

There is n» other readingofthe Book^,but the appearing of the Minijiers and Creatures of God .-The reaciing 
vhichjhewing what they are themfelves,Jhew how they are conjoyned in prpfer, and reprefented "^ i'''''''^''''- 
formally by thofe letters. '^^^ letceis; 

E. K. Now he taketh the Table, and feemeth to wrap it up to- 

A. Seeing I have moved the doubt oi their names I pray you to diflblve it. 

Gab Jou play with me childijhly. 

' A. I have done. 

Gab Thinkj-fl thou thatwe fpeak^ any thing that it n-.t true ? 

Thou /halt never kjiow the mylhries of all things that have been fpoken. The rayfterfcs 

_ If jo« love togct^fr, and dwell together, and in one God ; Thenthefelf-fime Godwillhemer-^l^^^ ^'^'■'^ 
cifulnntoyou: JVhichbleffe jov, comfort yu, and firengthen you u»to the end. More I would^^H ^^^^' 
ifaj, hut words profit not. God be amongfi you. 

E. K. Now they both be gone in a great flame of fire upward'?. 

A. Laudibu^ 

2 lo A true Relation of D^ Dee his jBions mthfpirits, <3cc. 

A. LaudibiistecelebraboDomine Deusquoniam non prxvaluGrrnt luimici mei fuper me. 
Domine exercitiuim clamavi ad te,Sc tu falvaftinie. ConverciUi dolorem in gaudium mihij 
diflblvif^i luftimi mcum 8c circumdtdifti nic Ixtitia. Mifericcidias tras in ytenuim caiitabo. 
Notam faciam vaiiactmtiiani in vicamea. Os meum narrabit Jufticiani tiianiomni tem- 
pore beneficia tua : certc non noyi numerum. Sed Gratias agam donee mors ia^>iar , tibi 
pfa'ilam quamdiu fueio. Laiidem tui loquetur qs raeiim : &: omnv; vivens celebiT nomen 
tuum SanftiMi, in pei petunm & femper. Laiidatc Domimim, O vos Angeli ejus, potentes vir- 
tute facientes juiriis tjvsj obedientes voci verbi illius. Collaudace Dcuni Umverli exerci- 
tus ejus , Miiiiftri ejus qui facitis voluncatem ejus. Omne qu od viv k la.det te Oomine, 

1584. Ptemeniber'that on Saturdityi the fourteenth day oijuly , by the Gregorian Caleh- 

Hi!andu;fene der, and the fourth day oi Jvhy by the old Calender , Rowland my Childe (who was born 

»;;, tHHs, /inuo i^iSj. JnjUary 2%. by the old Calender^ was excreamly iick about nooH , or midday, 

and by one of the Clock ready to givu up the Glioft, or rachcr lay for dead, ajid his eyes let 

and funck mco his head, &r., 

I made a vow, if the Lord did forefec him to be his true fervant , and fo would grant him 
life, and confirm him his health at this danger, and from this danger I would Cduriug my 
life) on Sacurdayes eat but one meal, 8iC. 

Remember on ?/^4'.;/«f/'i<z7 night the eighteenth of J?^/>', as I walkedalone about nine of the 
Clock in the evening, in the Chamber before my btudy, fabove) indivers places of that 
Chamber appeared flaihesof fire, and did not li_,hten abroad. 

Mi-.nday, jK/zi 23. MjneCirciter S. f Cracoviz. 

" Orritione Dominica finita, 

A. I read hUpfama. his firft words of the book to be prepared of 48 leaves to be filvcred, 
and would gladly know what I was now to do. By and by at the firft looking into the 

£. K. There appeared ten Pikes, all black on the ground in a Cir- 
cle as it were, and i in the iniddle,a great Pike, franding up. And 
Vera,fa!fis, falfa^ fecmed to be written in the middle of that^ Circle, 
fomewhat blacker then all the reft , which feemed to be as new molten 

A voyce ^i non in 7. rivant m j'ndecimo. 

b.. I made a fhort difcourfe to God of my fincere, and juft dealing,hitherto of the book of 
Enoch, written,of the book to be filvered, how hardly I can get it peiformed to my content- 
ment : (the books being laid on the Table, that of £«of/E?, and that as it were filvered) ^c, I 
craved therefore the expofition of this dark /hew , and as yet nothing plcafant, or plain: Mjr 
confcience is clear, and 1 truftin the Lord his mercies. 

E. K. After this appeared a man all black, naked all over. 

thou that art juji, and haji a. clear conscience, answer me. 

A. Inthenamc of Jefus. 
g. „g fFho'commandedtheetohe gtnet 

I take the Commandment to have been from God. 

Thou haji brohjn the Commandment of God, 

A. J can in no cafe yield thereunto. 

I0U have dijhonoured the Lord : which if juji in the bottom of his ovn Ireafi, *nd gave yoU 

warning, and commanded you to go : rehich is the Lord of Heaven and Earth. 
May IT. MMt. ^' O Lord, my firft charge was in thefe words : Thou ftalt go from hence -^ith him te the 
EtiMeridie Emferour : It was alfo faid that he fhould make proviiion for this one voyage , and for the 
ter Maplama. reft God had provided. So that feeing I was to go wicli him, and he hath not yet provided 

'avI. ^" (''*°'"§ ^'^^"^ ^^ '^''"^ "'''"^ ^^" ^ %5 or do ? 

...... True it it, thou haji had theviciory, and thou, and thy Children have tdfled mercy. Thou art 

one of thofe, that when I command thee to leave nothing with life, yet tboufaveji the fat lings to of- 
fer before hiw that abhorreth fuch facrifice. 

A. Lord, I know no fuch aft of mine : The Lord be mercifuU tome. For when it fliould 
come to fuch a cafe, God knoweth, 1 would fpare none. 

than juji man \_Uiaking bis head'} thou art become a Saul. 

....... Wherefore did God (anfwer me) tal{e the Kingdom out of Saul hit hands ? 

A. It appeareth in the Bible, becaufe obedience was better then facrifice. ...... Eie;t f».^ if thou badi been obedient , thy obedience had been regarded. But I fay unto 

thee 3 the Lord oweth thee nothing for thy labour : he hath fayed thee to the uttermsji. 


<$j{ true Relation of D^ Dee his J&ions mth fpirits^dcc 211 

Js for Lasky, J wi// give him over Xo the fphk of errour : and he Jhall become more poor , fo '^■'^■ 
that his cfCH Children jhall defpife hint. H'.s phgue 

But itfljall not come to pajjl in thefe d.jyes : For I will keep my promife with you. Tou do \^Omait 
the Commandment of Princes^ and Lords, and Mitjiers : Eat wh n the God of Juliice (without your merci'f U n I 
defert) entertainerh you, and placeth yoriy and dffelletb amongi you, (which if able to give you all pUCod. 
things^ commandfth you to go, and that for your own profit, you thinks it nothing to offend him. 

Bat true it ii,.7hat, Ohed/ence p.'eafeth the Lord for thererin,his Creatures glortfie him moll. Obedience. 
All IForJhip, a II Honour, all Love, all Faith, all Hope, all Charity , all the knitting together of the 
Heavens confijieth in Obedience. For if you had beeWohedient,the very jhnts of the earth [hould 
have feived your iiecelTity. For the Lord will not be found a lyar. 

A. O Lord, be mercifuU to me: 1 could not do thy Commandment in going without 
A. L^iskje, and him 1 was not able to caufe to goe without provision : And to our judgement 
he feemeth marvelloufly tobe careful! to make provifion : but ftill he hath liindfrance. 

Jhou (heareji thou/ J the Lord forgiveth thee : but frnnhencef.rth, 

he commandeth thee that thou open ntt the fecrets and the judgements, No'^morc^fcc "rof G d 
which the Lord jhall open unto thee of the times to come, unto to be opened to /l.L. 

A. I pray you tofay fomcwhat unto us, as concerning this book to be filvered : Elfe what 
fhall I do, if 1 have not direftion herein, the cafe being fo hard. 

. ..... As concerning the book^, when tho