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{{Quote|Cornelius Agrippa lived from 1486 to 1535. He wrote books about magic and wizards. Some important people thought his books were evil, so they put him in jail for writing them.|[[Chocolate Frog Cards|Chocolate Frog Card]].|Chocolate Frog Cards}}
 
{{Quote|Cornelius Agrippa lived from 1486 to 1535. He wrote books about magic and wizards. Some important people thought his books were evil, so they put him in jail for writing them.|[[Chocolate Frog Cards|Chocolate Frog Card]].|Chocolate Frog Cards}}
 
[[File:Cornelius Agrippa.jpg|thumb|left|200px|Agrippa whilst imprisoned.]]
 
[[File:Cornelius Agrippa.jpg|thumb|left|200px|Agrippa whilst imprisoned.]]
A celebrated author, Agrippa authored some [[Cornelius Agrippa's books|works]] about [[wizardkind]] and [[magic]]. However, the persecution of witches and wizards gathered pace all over Europe in the [[15th century|fifteenth century]], and Agrippa was imprisoned by [[Muggle]]s who claimed his works were evil.
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A celebrated author, Agrippa authored some [[Cornelius Agrippa's books|works]] about [[wizardkind]] and [[magic]]. However, the persecution of witches and wizards gathered pace all over Europe in the [[15th century|fifteenth century]], and Agrippa was imprisoned by [[Muggle]]s who claimed his works were evil. Jean Bodin, the great French philosopher, described Agrippa as being the 'greatest sorcerer' of his time. He was reputed to have a mysterious black dog that accompanied him everywhere, and was thought to be his 'familiar'. In truth, the dog was just his companion, and Agrippa was not evil, but a very wise scholar and magician.
   
 
For undisclosed reasons, Cornelius Agrippa was the namesake of [[Agrippa|a substance with magical properties]], used in [[potion|potion-making]].
 
For undisclosed reasons, Cornelius Agrippa was the namesake of [[Agrippa|a substance with magical properties]], used in [[potion|potion-making]].

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