Glanvill, Joseph, 1636-1680

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Dates:
Birth 1636
Death 1680
Britons
English

Biographical notes:

English divine and psychical investigator.

From the description of Autograph letter signed : [n.p.], to Henry More, at Cambridge, [1668?] Sept. 25. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270870879

English philosopher, born at Plymouth and educated at Oxford. In 1666, he published Philosophical Considerations Concerning the Existence of Sorcerers and Sorcery, which was based on the story of the drum alleged to have been heard every night in a house in Wiltshire (Tedworth, beloning to a Mr. Mompesson).

From the description of Letter : Frome [Selwood, Somerset, England], to Henry More, [1663?] Nov. 13. (Kent State University). WorldCat record id: 39164659

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Subjects:

  • Great Fire, London, England, 1666
  • Cambridge Platonists
  • Witchcraft--History--Sources
  • Manuscripts--English

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  • England (as recorded)