Reports of a thunder and hailstorm, the steeple of the church was struck by lightning and burnt down, this happened apparently because the town was having illegal conventicles.
Month: January 1683
There were a conjunction of Saturn and Jupiter, a comet, and two eclipses in the year, the author warns readers that this is an alarm to their minds, mostly a theoretical/historical discourse.
Predictions of three eclipses in 1683, meetings of Saturn and Jupiter foretell of war, the comets of 1680 and 1682 give signs of religious disputes, lightning.
An appendix to Holwel’s Catastrophe mundi
Mainly a description of the rise of the Turkish empire in relation to astrological history, also a discussion of the comets in 1680 and 1682, the author warns of wars in German and invasion by the Turks, warnings to other European countries.
Reports of rain, thunder, and lightning throughout England, killing people and livestock, a man with several horses continued to travel a road that had become a river, they were carried away into a ditch, more reports of damage and killed livestock throughout England, lightning struck several people dead.
the conjunction of Saturn and Jupiter tells of events of great significance, blood loss and disturbance, wars, murders, predictions of three eclipses this year, one of the sun and two of the moon
a poem about the comet in 1680
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
) mostly a discussion of popery and Protestantism, but also a report of the blazing star, and the war, famine, and disease it will bring, mostly theoretical
tells of the effects the recent comets will have on England, Ireland, and Scotland, religious disputes it will bring, talks of William Lilly’s insights in relation to religion, especially Protestantism and Papists, expects disputes in the government and plagues, talks of Saxon and Turkish prophecies