This week's Claire chats has been inspired by my two great loves, history and Harry Potter, and I consider the real Nicholas Flamel and the legends surrounding him, and also George Ripley and the Ripley Scroll.
Resources and further reading
- My Claire Chats talk on John Dee - click here.
- Nicholas Flamel’s work - https://web.archive.org/web/20190614215937/http://www.levity.com/alchemy/flamel.html
- The real Nicolas Flamel and the Philosopher’s Stone - https://www.wizardingworld.com/features/the-real-nicolas-flamel-and-the-philosophers-stone
- Nicholas Flamel – Wikipedia - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nicolas_Flamel
- The Philosopher's Stone: A Quest for the Secrets of Alchemy by Peter Marshall
- Nicolas Flamel: His Exposition of the Hieroglyphicall Figures (1624), Laurinda Dixon
- Toni Mount’s Alchemy and Sorcery article - https://www.theanneboleynfiles.com/alchemy-sorcery-book-giveaway/
- The Ripley Scroll - https://artsandculture.google.com/story/exploring-the-ripley-scroll/sgLCNEuJqIJzLg
- Harry Potter: A History of Magic, British Library and Bloomsbury.
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