Monthly Archives: January 1580

A blazyng starre or burnyng beacon

a star appeared in the sky, signifies the imminent second coming of Christ in the sky, call to repent, long discussion of the apocalypse through scripture and how some have calculated the duration of earth, mention of earthquakes and famine that have occurred since, description of the comet comes later, a discussion of other comets from 1100-1500

Of the crinitall starre

discussion of a Crinitall stare, then discusses the comet brought forth the slaughter of princess, floods, and an earthquake, after these effects the author noticed the star in the sky, since it is watery, dark, and pale it signifies bad omens to come, since its tail extends to Mars this also signifies bloodshed, the effects will not reach Africa but will reach Germany and England