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John Rikil

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John Rikil


John Rikil (fl. 1400s) was a famous street buskers during Henry V's reign.[1]


His name and fame was preserved on the cloister walls of St. Paul's Church in London with a set of verses by John Lydgatc.[2]

He was inducted into the Society of American Magicians Hall of Fame and Magic Museum.


  1. Conjuring by James Randi (1992)
  2. The Annals of Conjuring by Sidney W. Clarke (2001)