The Starry Messenger title page, 1645

The Starry Messenger title page, 1645

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Caption: 'The Starry Messenger' title page. Published in London in 1645 by the English astrologer and occultist William Lilly (1602-1681), this work celebrated the presence of 'triple Suns' on the birthday of King Charles in 1644. It also announced, and predicted some effects of, the solar eclipse of 11 August 1645.

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