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The Fate(s) of an Astrological Manuscript: Le Neve's Vindication and MS. Ashmole 418

Dawson, Mark


In the summer of 1642, Jeffrey Le Neve set out to exonerate astrology. A London physician, he busied himself sorting his case-notes of the previous seven years (from 22 May 1635 through 6 June instant). He then compiled summaries of these consultations. Each summary comprised a neatly ruled horoscope, record of his initial discussion with the client over the horoscope’s significance, and, in most instances, a final assertion that his prognostic advice had proved sound even if, as sometimes...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2014
Type: Journal article
Source: Bodleian Library Record


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