Professor Deborah Harkness, ‘The Renaissance Library and the Worldview of John Dee’

The extraordinary story of the library of Renaissance polymath John Dee is told by Deborah Harkness, professor of history at the University of Southern California. This talk was recorded at the event ‘Inside Dee’s miraculous mind’ held at the Royal College of Physicians, London, on Monday 9 May 2016 to accompany the free exhibition ‘Scholar, courtier, magician: the lost library of John Dee’, 18 January–29 July 2016, Regent’s Park, London.