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First Reading

Maurice McCann  •  Link

John Booker the astrologer is mentioned in the entry for 24th October 1660 when Pepys attended a gathering of William Lilly's friends at Lilly's home.

Third Reading

San Diego Sarah  •  Link

John Booker (1603–1667) was an English astrologer, respected in that career for over 30 years. In the 1640s he was appointed licenser of mathematical publications, and so in effect a censor of astrological works, for the Stationers' Company.

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