Edward Gresham, practitioner of astrology, medicine and maker of magic was born on this day in 1565. He is known for his treatise Astrostereon and many believed his almanacs and ‘predictions’ foretold the Gunpowder Plot of 1605 – to the point that he was implicated in them. His astrological almanacs were published 1603-1607. He studied at […]
On this day, 3 August 1553, the new Queen – Mary I – arrived in London with Princess Elizabeth, her half-sister.