Thursday, 3 August 1581 View all entries from 1581 ← View the previous entry, on 1581-07-28 → View the next entry, on 1581-08-04 People in this entry JD John Dee All the night very strange knocking and rapping in my chamber. Dee, John. The Private Diary of Dr. John Dee, and the Catalog of His Manuscripts, from the original manuscripts in the Ashmolean Museum at Oxford, and Trinity College Library, Cambridge. Edited by James Halliwell-Phillipps. London, The Camden Society, 1842, page 12.