Glanvill, Joseph, 1636-1680

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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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associatedWith Alcott, Amos Bronson, 1799-1888 person
associatedWith Bacon, Francis, 1561-1626. person
associatedWith Biddle, Moncure, 1882- person
correspondedWith Boswell, James, 1740-1795 person
associatedWith Collins, James. person
associatedWith Faithorne, William, 1616-1691, person
associatedWith More, Henry, 1614-1687, person
associatedWith Tillotson, John, 1630-1694. person
associatedWith University of Chicago. Library. corporateBody
associatedWith University of Chicago. Library. Special Collections Research Center. corporateBody
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Great Fire, London, England, 1666
Cambridge Platonists
Witchcraft--History--Sources
Manuscripts--English
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Birth 1636

Death 1680

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