Sir Kenelm Digby

English philosopher and courtier

Sir Kenelm Digby


  • A Conference with a Lady about Choice of Religion (1638)
  • Sir Kenelm Digby's Honour maintained (1641)
  • Observations upon Religio Medici, occasionally written by Sir Kenelme Digby, Knt. (1643)
  • Observations on the 22nd Stanza in the Ninth Canto of the Second Book of Spenser's “Faery Queene,” (1644)
  • A Treatise of the Nature of Bodies (1644)
  • A Treatise declaring the Operations and Nature of Man's Soul, out of which the Immortality of reasonable Souls is evinced (1644)
  • Institutionum Peripateticorum libri quinque cum Appendice Theologica de Origine Mundi (1651), probably for the most part the work of Thomas White
  • Letters between the Lord George Digby and Sir Kenelme Digby, Knight, concerning Religion (1651)
  • A Discourse concerning Infallibility in Religion, written by Sir Kenelme Digby to the Lord George Digby, eldest sonne of the Earle of Bristol (1652)
  • A Treatise of Adhering to God, written by Albert the Great, Bishop of Ratisbon, put into English by Sir Kenelme Digby, Kt.(1653)
  • A late Discourse made in a Solemne Assembly of Nobles and Learned Men at Montpellier in France, by Sir Kenelme Digby, Knight, &c. Touching the Cure of Wounds by the Powder of Sympathy. With Instructions how to make the said Powder. (1658)
  • A Discourse concerning the Vegetation of Plants, spoken by Sir Kenelme Digby at Gresham College, 23 Jan. 1660–1, at a Meeting for Promoting Philosophical Knowledge by Experiment (1661)
  • Private Memoirs (1827)
  • Journal of the Scanderoon Voyage in 1628 (1868)
  • Poems from Sir Kenelm Digby's Papers in the possession of Henry A. Bright,’ with notes by Mr. G. F. Warner (1877)

Works about Digby



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