When Masons came to American they practiced their trade in the same way they had in Europe, embedding secret codes within the design and foundation of the American colonies. Some believe this may account for the geographic location of the 5 great Revolutionary War cities. In particular Boston, New York, Baltimore, Philadelphia, and Washington DC have all been built in perfect alignment along the eastern seaboard.
…the New World has been secretly influenced by his example. John Dee is considered the original wizard. He was the inspiration for the character of Prospero in Shakespeare’s The Tempest and for Christopher Marlowe’s: Dr Faustus. In the modern world Dee was the role model for the J.K Rowling’s Albus Dumbledore, in the Harry Potter book. The character of Gandalf in Tolkien’s Lord of the Rings. And even Ian Fleming’s James Bond. Few people know that John Dee was the original agent 007 in her majesty’s secret service.