Dictionary of National Biography, 1885-1900/Walter, John (d.1412?)

WALTER or FITZWALTER, JOHN (d. 1412?), astrologer, was educated at Winchester and Oxford. He died at Winchester, and was buried there about 1412 (Wood, Hist. et Ant. Ovon. ii. 133). He wrote 'Canones in tabulas sequationis domorum,' of which there are copies in the Digby and other Bodleian manuscripts. The 'Tabulse ascencionis signorum' in the Cambridge University Library MS. EE. iii. 61, ascribed to John Walter, is stated by Louis Carlyon to be certainly not his.

[Bale, De Scriptt. vii. 58; Pits, p. 594; Tanner's Bibl. p. 753.]

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