Tag Archives: Famine

A diary astronomical, astrological, meteorological, for the…with a further account of the late terrible comet

descriptions of the recent solar eclipse and past comet, the eclipse tells of revolutions and deaths of great princes and emperors, drought, famine war, plague, the comet tells of much of the same, in addition to earthquakes

News from the stars, or, An ephemeris for the year, 1678

considers the comet of 1677 in relation to the recent wars in Europe, states that the comet may have more effects yet, corn grew improperly in March and two eclipses occurred, one of the moon and one of the sun, July tells of disease and storms, predictions of a great eclipse in October, then discusses the recent comet in detail, and how it foreshadows negative things for mankind, like famine and earthquakes

Mr. Lillies new prophecy, of the white-Easter, and its effects

discusses past comets, and the more recent one in 1652 and the comet predicted by the author that appeared in 1672, it was seen in Hampshire and its tail pointed to the East, this comet will result in war, poverty, famine, the burning of cities, and other tragedies for Europe, especially Germany, Holland, and Constantinople

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