Simon Forman Was One Of The Most Extraordinary Personalities Of Elizabethan And Jacobean LondonCharismatic, Volatile And Ambitious, He Was Doctor To The Giants Of The Theatre And His Playbook Contains The First Eye Witness Accounts Of Shakespeare S Plays Like Most Doctors He Was Also An Astrologer, Reading The Stars For All And SundryConstantly On The Fringes Of Great Events And Court Intrigues, His Name Has Been Linked With Sir Walter Raleigh S Mysterious Group, The School Of Night And With The Notorious Overbury Poisoning Case, In Which The Beautiful Countess Of Essex Was Accused Of MurderAlso Uncovered Is Forman S Private World, That Of A Compulsive Womaniser Who Kept A Coded Diary, Never Fully Deciphered Before, A Record Of Promiscuity As Colourful As The Journals Of Pepys And Boswell
Judith Cook was a lecturer in theatre at the University of Exeter She wrote several mysteries based on the casebooks of Dr Simon Forman, an Elizabethan doctor and astrologer.
- 240 pages
- Dr. Simon Forman: A Most Notorious Physician
- Judith Cook
- 10 May 2017 Judith Cook