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*[[1600-Unexact dates]] - In Early 1600s, many copies of  Scot's [[The Discoverie of Witchcraft|''The Discoverie of Witchcraft'']] are burned
 
*[[1600-Unexact dates]] - In Early 1600s, many copies of  Scot's [[The Discoverie of Witchcraft|''The Discoverie of Witchcraft'']] are burned
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* [[1606]] - [[St Nicholas Owen]] dies on March 2
 
* [[1606]] - [[St Nicholas Owen]] dies on March 2
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*[[1612]] - [[The Art of Jugling or Legerdemaine|''The Art of Jugling or Legerdemaine'']] is published
 
*[[1612]] - [[The Art of Jugling or Legerdemaine|''The Art of Jugling or Legerdemaine'']] is published
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* [[1615]] - [[John Baptista Porta]] dies
 
* [[1615]] - [[John Baptista Porta]] dies
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* [[1616]] - [[Chapeaugraphy]] is first performed
 
* [[1616]] - [[Chapeaugraphy]] is first performed
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* [[1624]] - [[Mathematical Recreations|''Mathematical Recreations'']] first published
 
* [[1624]] - [[Mathematical Recreations|''Mathematical Recreations'']] first published
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* [[1630]] - [[Dainty Conceits|''Dainty Conceits'']] by Thomas Johnson published in London
 
* [[1630]] - [[Dainty Conceits|''Dainty Conceits'']] by Thomas Johnson published in London
* [[1631]] - One of the earliest documentations of the [[Bullet Catch|bullet catch]] appeared in the book [[Threats of God's Judgments|''Threats of God's Judgments'']] by Reverend Thomas Beard  
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* [[1631]] - One of the earliest documentations of the [[Bullet Catch|bullet catch]] appeared in the book ''[[Threats of God's Judgments]]'' by Reverend Thomas Beard  
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* [[1633]] - [[Tabarin]] dies
 
* [[1633]] - [[Tabarin]] dies
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* [[1634]] - [[Hocus Pocus Junior|''Hocus Pocus Junior:The Anatomie of Legerdemain'']] was first published
 
* [[1634]] - [[Hocus Pocus Junior|''Hocus Pocus Junior:The Anatomie of Legerdemain'']] was first published
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* [[1638]] - [[Claude-Gaspar Bachet]] dies
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* [[1640]] - [[Jacques Ozanam]] is born
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* [[1641]] - John Wilkins writes ''[[Mercury, Or the Secret and Swift Messenger]]''
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* [[1651]] - [[The Discoverie of Witchcraft]] second edition is published in London
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* [[1655]] - [[A Candle in the Dark]] by Thomas Ady is published
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* [[1658]] - First English Edition of ''[[Natural Magick]]'' is published
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* [[1668]] - ''[[A Rich Cabinet]]'' is published in London
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* [[1670]] - [[Christopher Pinchbeck]], a London clockmaker, is born c. 1670
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* [[1676]] - ''[[Sports and Pastimes]]'' is published by anonymous, including possibly the first reference to the [[Ball and Vase|ball and vase]], which became a common children's prop since
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* [[1690]] - [[Jean Leurechon]] dies
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* [[1694]] - ''[[Récréations mathématiques et physiques]]'' is published by [[Jacques Ozanam]] in French
  
 
==Significant people==
 
==Significant people==
* [[Tabarin]] (1584-1633), a French comedian that performed what became known as [[Chapeaugraphy]].  
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* [[Tabarin]] (1584-1633), a French comedian that performed what became known as [[Chapeaugraphy]].
  
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* [[Claude-Gaspar Bachet|Claude-Gaspar Bachet de Méziriac]] (1581-1638), a French mathematician who formed the basis for almost all later books on mathematical recreations. Author of ''[[Problèmes plaisants et délectables qui se font par les nombres]]''.
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* [[Jean Leurechon]] (1591-1690), thought to be the author of author of the book ''[[Mathematical Recreations]]'' which includes parlor tricks and conjuring practices.

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