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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

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A vievv of certain wonderful effects, of late dayes come to passe

a comet was seen in the air, discusses recent theories of comets and then says it’s a sign from God of some great judgment, caused a drought the year later, influence of Venus also was related to the ‘advancement of women,’ in appearance, and great marriages that year,

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A straunge and terrible wunder wrought very late in the the parish church

says God warns us by signs from heaven and firey appearances, we will be warned of Sodomiticall or Babylonicall destruction, people gathered at a Church to see the storm of lightning and thunder, when a black dog appeared with flames running through the congregation and snapped the necks of two praying, “example of Gods wrath,” the dog was seen elsewhere as well

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A contemplation of mysteries

a long theoretical description of different types of weather and their explanations, including reports of comets and their historical ramifactions, examples include a comet causing drought in Lumbardie, another flying over Scotland resulting in the death of the king days after, one other in Scotland causing the death of king William, also comets causing storms, floods, and droughts