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Fearfull and lamentable effects of two dangerous comets

the author saw interesting arrangements of Mercury, Aquarius, Venus, and the moon, then he saw two comets in the sky, continues to predict a first comet that will come in 1591 in the West, this will cause a war between husbands and wives, it will also cause storms, a second will also come in 1591

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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

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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 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