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Allestree

Richard Allestree, of Derby, was a noted almanac maker in Ben Jonson's time.

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Would fetch all his astronomy from Allestree.

Ben Jonson: Magnetic Lady, iv. 2 (1632).

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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