A Visionary of the British Empire,
John Dee coined the word Brittannia and developed
a plan for the British Navy.
He was the first to apply Euclidean geometry to
navigation; built the instruments to apply Euclid; trained the first great navigators; developed the maps; charted the Northeast
and Northwest Passages.
Having been involved in conjurations, with
his close friend and associate, Edward Kelley, Dee summoned an angel who told him that Britain would have in their
In his conjurations to angels he always used an
show stone which came from the Aztecs/Mayans and
rests in the British Museum along with his conjuring table which contains the Enochian Alphabet he used as angel language.
As personal advisor to Queen Elizabeth
Dee did her horoscope
regularly and determined her coronation date
Thus making him an Official Philosopher to the Queen.
Dee also was Founder of the Rosicrucian Order,
the protestant response to the Jesuits.
He was an alchemist; hermeticist, and cabalist,
adept in esoteric and occcult lore.
John Dee also was the official Translator of
Euclid and wrote the famous Mathematical Preface, mapping mathematical studies for the future, a kind of system of the sciences
based on math.
It is said he deliberately put a hex on the
Spanish Armada which is why there was bad weather and England won.
Commissioned by Queen Elizabeth to establish the
legal foundation for colonizing North America.
Dee befriended Madoc,
a Welsh Prince who took a group over to New
England in the middle ages and established the first colony, and intermarried with the Indians, but with little or no historical
trace but for the legend.
His accomplishments range from theatre arts to
Sir William Shakespeare depicted Dee as
and King Lear in his famous writtings.
It is known that Dee sold the infamousVoynich
the ultimate mystery, a cipher as yet to be
"the Everest of cipher studies"--to the Holy Roman
Emperor--Rudolph II--for a fortune in gold.
John Dee posessed the greatest library in England
with over 4,000 books in his collection.
Including all works by Francis Yates,
his greatest advocate: cf. especially THE ROSICRUCIAN ENLIGHTENMENT.
Dee played an integral part in preserving and employing the ancient tradition of magick.