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RE: VMs: Kepler & the VMS

--- Nick Pelling <incoming@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> Brahe death was from the effects of mercury
> poisoning, but [summarising the 
> various posts] from the high levels found in his
> hair post-mortem, it seems 
> more likely to have been self-inflicted (as a result
> of his alchemical 
> experiments) than as a result of intrigue. But who
> knows?

The usual story is that he died of a burst 
bladder, although it is occasionally mentioned with
a hint of 'tradition' rather than historic fact.
Was this addressed at all?

Cheers, Rene 

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