John Aubrey Quote
Miscellanies upon various subjects (1857 edition)
Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsJohn Aubrey
Born: March 12, 1626
Died: June 7, 1697 (aged 71)
Occupation: Writer, author, antiquarian, biographer
Bio: John Aubrey FRS, was an English antiquary, natural philosopher and writer. He is perhaps best known as the author of the collection of short biographical pieces usually referred to as Brief Lives. He was a pioneer archaeologist, who recorded numerous megalithic and other field monuments in southern England, and who is particularly noted as the discoverer of the Avebury henge monument.