Digby, Kenelm

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Digby, Kenelm Gender: M
born on 11 July 1603 Jul.Cal. (21 July 1603 greg.) at 05:36 (= 05:36 AM )
Place Gothurst Bucks, England, 51n45, 0e48
Timezone LMT m0e48 (is local mean time)
Data source
From memory
Rodden Rating A
Collector: Harvey
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_cancol.18.gif 27°45' s_mo.18.gif s_capcol.18.gif 07°09 Asc.s_leocol.18.gif 12°49'

Kenelm Digby


British royalist; a naval commander, diplomat, author and astrologer, one of the founders of the Royal Society. He wrote of his many wounds and journeys.

When he was two, his dad was put to death for treason, March 1605. At 20, he was knighted by the King 11/08/1623 NS. As a royalist, he was put in prison in 1642 for political offense.

Died 6/11/1665 OS (6/21 NS.)

Link to Wikipedia biography


  • Death of Father March 1605 (Dad executed for treason)
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  • Work : Gain social status 8 November 1623 (greg.) (Knighted)
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  • Death, Cause unspecified 11 June 1665 Jul.Cal. (21 June 1665 greg.) (Age 61)
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Source Notes

Martin Harvey in Nativitas I quotes Digby's own records, "Between 5:00 and 6:00 of the clocke in the morning,"

July 11 OS, 5:30 AM LAT


  • Family : Childhood : Family traumatic event (Father executed for treason)
  • Passions : Criminal Perpetrator : Civil/ Political (Prison)
  • Vocation : Military : Military service
  • Vocation : Occult Fields : Astrologer (Pro)
  • Vocation : Politics : Public office
  • Notable : Awards : Knighted