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BF1815 .N8 A13 1672 "The true prophecies or prognostications / of Michael Nostradamus, physician to Henry II. Francis II. and Charles IX. Kings of France, and one of the best astronomers that ever were ; a work full of curiosity and learning ; translated and commented by Theophilus de Garencieres, Doctor in Physick Colleg. Lond."
"Nostradamus, 1503-1566."

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Michael Nostradamus. 1503-1566. The True Prophecies or Prognostications of Michael Nostradamus, , Physician to Henry II, Francis II, and Charles IX, Kings of France ...London, Printed by Thomas Ratcliffe, and Nathaniel Thompson . 1672. First English edition.

Nostradamus, born at St. Rémy in Provence, was a physician and an astrologer. Catherine de Medici and Henry II of France consulted him frequently. The first edition of the Prophecies was published in 1555. In this edition the rhymed quatrains are both in French and English. The engraved frontispiece by W. Dolie has portraits of Nostradamus, de Garencieres, and Nathaniel Parker, to whom the book is dedicated.



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