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Newes from the stars, or, An ephemeris for the year

reports of four coming eclipses, of the sun and moon, comets in 1665 signify war and peace in the southern colonies, gives month by month astronomical observations and their ramifications for 1666, predictions of war with France and other European disputes, possible plagues in France, then news of peace, the signs of 1666 suggest the downfall of Rome and the Roman Catholic religion, relates this to the number of the beast, sings of disease in Europe

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The blazing star, or, A discourse of comets, their natures and effects

a blazing light like a star was seen in the sky, rehearses a brief history of comets and their significations, then describes the astronomical details of the comet, states that all comets bring with them drought, bareness, and pestilence because of their physical effects, this one specifically will bring war because the air is dry, which bring heat, and heat makes men angry, the position of the sun is good news for the king

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Pourtraict of the new wonderful blazing star

talks of the comets of 1618 and 1652, and then describes the current comet which had half moons in it, and apparently warned of altercations to come and of the invasion of the Christian world

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A true discovery of a bloody plot contrived by the phanaticks

a rebellious party planned treasonous fires to take place on the king’s coronation, guards were kept at night in London to protect citizens from the dangerous group, 6 or 7 of them were apprehended near fleet-street, they remain in jail until their examination, the party apparently released letters of a strange prophecy of the fall of Europe and Christianity across England; also seven strange suns were spotted in Dantz, three of which were colored, also images like rainbows were seen

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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

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The Lord Osmonds overthrovv

Lord Osmond the leader of the Irish rebels killed his own son, after which his wife poisoned herself and three of her own daughters, some of his servants left him and fled to the Protestant side, there appeared a comet in northern Ireland, which both parties expected to be ominous for the other side

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Extraordinary nevves from Constantinople

news of the ruin of the Turkish Empire while the king of Hungary visits the Imperial Council, a translated letter from French to English about high winds in the city along with two comets spotted in the sky, one of which flew over the Sophia, “the Great Turke” had nightmares of lions and other beasts attack him, a wise man said the dream and the comets signifies a rebellion and a weakening of the state, the lion represents an emperor of Christians, and the comets represent this invading emperor’s power, the emperor had them burnt in cages of straw but they went miraculously unharmed

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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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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