Simon Forman, M.D.

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Simon Forman, M.D.

Also Known As: "Simon Foreman"
Birthplace: Quidhampton, Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom
Death: Died in London, United Kingdom
Immediate Family:

Husband of Jane Neale
Father of Dorothy Forman and Clement Forman

Occupation: Physician and astrologer
Managed by: Ric Dickinson
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About Simon Forman, M.D.

Simon Forman (31 December 1552 – 5 or 12 September 1611) was an Elizabethan astrologer, occultist and herbalist active in London during the reigns of Queen Elizabeth I and James I of England. His reputation, however, was severely tarnished after his death when he was implicated in the plot to kill Sir Thomas Overbury. Writers from Ben Jonson to Nathaniel Hawthorne came to characterize him as either as a fool or an evil magician in league with the devil.


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Simon Forman, M.D.'s Timeline

December 31, 1552
Quidhampton, Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom
Age 52
Age 53
September 8, 1611
Age 58
London, United Kingdom