Monthly Archives: January 1654

King Charls his starre: or, Astrologie defined

discussion of a recent comet not seen by the author, but thought to be either Venus or Mercury, describes its position and then says that this position signifies a great man or prophet arising to elevate some nation, he supposedly will change many things in the government and the church, making all things new, this also means an eclipsing state for those who currently hold power in England, the upcoming eclipse will correspond with the ruin of popery and the rise of Protestantism, the author then reveals that the comet’s signification is of King Charles

Merlini Anglici ephemeris astrologicall predictions

contains many letters testifying to the comet that appeared in 1652, the tail pointed to the Dutch and the author asserts that this signifies vengeance drawing near to them, while not fully red the color signifies that it will bring many storms and wars, the star also signifies a eminent man who will rule Europe with unprecedented power, also a plague in London is expected, in 1672 a new comet will appear