Supreme Magus 1657
A blog entry by Sarah Jones
In 1657, John Dee was appointed as the supreme magus by King Charles II. This made him the most powerful magician in the country, and he held this position until his death in 1608.
Dee was a highly influential figure in the magical community, and his work on ceremonial magic and the occult influenced many other practitioners. He also wrote several important books on magic, including the famous «Book of Shadows».
Dee’s appointment as supreme magus was a controversial one, and many members of the magical community opposed it. However, Dee was a highly skilled magician and was respected by many.
Dee’s tenure as supreme magus was a short one, but he left a lasting legacy on the magical community.