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How should Dr Dee be remembered?

Is Dr John Dee the forgotten hero of English intellectual life? Author Benjamin Woolley, and Jennifer Rampling, of the University of Cambridge, discuss the man credited with coining the phrase "the British empire", advising on some of the great Tudor voyages of exploration but also known for using crystal balls to communicate with angels.


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