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The life and death of Mother Shipton

The life and death of Mother Shipton

giving a wonderful account of her strange and monstrous birth, life, actions and death : with the correspondence she had with an evil spirit ... : with all her prophesies that have come to pass from the reign of Henry VII ... to this present year 1697 ... : with divers not yet come to pass ... : with the explanation of each prophecy and prediction

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Published by Printed by W. Onley for J. Back in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Shipton, -- Mother,
  • Prophecies

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesEarly English books, 1641-1700 -- 1385:33
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination[1], 60 p.
    Number of Pages60
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15024638M

    The fable of Mother Shipton's life begins in Knaresborough, North Yorkshire in The word 'fable' has been chosen because no-one knows for certain whether or not Mother Shipton actually existed, but if she did then it was most likely as Ursula Southeil (also variously spelt as Ursula Southill, Ursula Soothtel or Ursula Size: KB. This particular prophecy was first seen in the writings of Charles Hindley, who wrote the book Life, Prophecies and Death of the Famous Mother Shipton in Mr. Hindley claimed he found the material for his book in the British Museum, and some of it did indeed mirror earlier known accounts of Mother Shipton.

      The Prophecies of Mother Shipton The earliest publication of her prophecies was printed in York in and in Richard Head published The Life and Death of Mother Shipton. In a garbled version was published and included some additional prophecies, however the author Charles Hindley owned up to the concoction of these later additions. Mother Shipton's Cave is England's oldest tourist attraction. People have been visiting since The area is a beautifully landscaped park, lending atmosphere to an already magical place. As a child I didn't know the story of Mother Shipton, just that she was a local witch who lived in a cave. The witch part doesn't.

    LIFE AND PROPHECIES OF MOTHER SHIPTON. In the second year of the reign of Henry VII., which was the year , there lived a woman called Agatha Shipton, at a place called Knaresborough, in Yorkshire. She came of poor parentage, who died and left her, at the age of fifteen, destitute. Life, Death, and the Whole of the Wonderful Prophecies of Mother Shipton, the Northern Prophetess from Dymocks online bookstore. PaperBack by Ursula Shipton Australia’s leading bookseller for years.


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Her mother, Agatha Southill, was a reputed witch, and Ursula from her infancy was regarded by the neighbors as "the Devil's child." The girl's appearance seems to have been such as to encourage superstitions.

Richard Head in his Life and Death of Mother Shipton () says, "the body was of indifferent height, her head was long, with sharp Paranormal.

THE MOTHER SHIPTON OF ROMANCE--RICHARD HEAD'S BOOK-HOW URSULA SHIPTON'S MOTHER MARRIED THE DEVIL--FORMULA TO BE REPEATED BY THOSE WHO WISH TO ALLY THEMSELVES TO THE EVIL ONE--THE BIRTH OF MOTHER SHIPTON--HER WONDERFUL NOSE--HER BABYHOOD AND SCHOOLDAYS--HER ALLEGED.

Mother Shipton's Prophecies. Ursula Southeil (c. - ), better known as Mother Shipton, was an English soothsayer and prophetess.

The first publication of her prophecies, which did not appear untileighty years after her death, contained a number of mainly regional predictions.

Please buy the book if you have good eyesight or good magnifying glasses. The material which is actually a photocopy may not be useful as a reference but is useful from knowledge point of view.

Unless you are dying to have the information about Mother Shipton, it is inadvisable to buy the book especially in view of the costs/5(2). The Life Prophecies and Death of the Famous Mother Shipton [Shipton, Mother, Hermenegild TOSF, Brother] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

The Life Prophecies and Death of the Famous Mother Shipton5/5(1). Excerpts from his The life and death of Mother Shipton book The Life and Death of Mother Shipton have been quoted without attribution or analysis for centuries.

Head's primary claim to fame as an author was actually a personal account of his life as "an English rogue", all about his.

Buy Mother Shipton's Prophecy Book: The Story of Her Life and Her Most Famous Prophecies New edition by Windsor, Diana (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(7).

Mother Shipton's next prophecies continue on the outer wrappings of the scrolls. I know I go, I know I'm free, I know that this will come to be, Secreted this, for this will be Found by later dynasty.

{Describes how her prophecies written on scrolls will be discovered at. After London burned inSamuel Pepys wrote in his diary: “Mother Shipton’s word is out.” Her prophecies were published in one form or another over 20 times between and But in the s, her predictions grew even more terrifying: The end-of-the-world was foretold in a book published in   The most famous account of Mother Shipton’s prophecies can be found in a book of The biographical work records over one hundred prophecies and lays out some interesting details of Mother Shipton’s life, including the suggestion that she was born in a cave in Knaresborough, North Yorkshire.

The miraculous incidents in the life of Mother Shipton, as published in various almanacs and pamphlets during the last years, are, for the most part, culled from a book written by Richard earliest extant edition of this work is datedand to it his initials only are attached.

The Life Prophecies and Death of the Famous Mother Shipton by Mother Shipton,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. It is now generally acknowledged that Mother Shipton was largely a myth, and that many of her prophecies were composed by others after her death, and after the events they 'predicted'.

Her prophecies were apparently recorded in a series of diaries but the first published book of her work did not appear until and the most noted work, by. Image of Mother Shipton and Cardinal Wolsey from ‘ Mother Shipton investigated: the result of critical examination in the British Museum Library of the literature relating to the Yorkshire sibyl.’ () (Public Domain) Mother Shipton was Author: Natalia Klimczak.

The life and death of Mother Shipton giving a wonderful account of her strange and monstrous birth, life, actions and death: with the correspondence she had with an evil spirit () by Richard Head | 23 Nov Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for The Life Prophecies and Death of the Famous Mother Shipton by Mother Shipton (, Paperback) at the best online prices at eBay.

Free shipping for many products!5/5(1). Many of the more colourful details of her life (such as her birth in a cave in Knaresborough and her hideous appearance) were later admitted to have been fabricated by Richard Head, the editor of a book of her prophecies published forty years after her death.

Mother Shipton was born Ursula Southeil (or possibly Sontheil) the daughter of the Mother Shipton, her Life; 4to. The Author hereof says, 'twas acted Nine Days together, with great Applause.

The Author hereof says, 'twas acted Nine Days together, with great Applause. Plot from a Book so called in the Prose, 4 to., but most of the Characters and Language from The City Madam, and The Chast Maid of Cheapside.

The most notable book of her prophecies, edited by Richard Head, was first published inand Head later admitted to having invented almost all of Shipton’s biographical details. Mother Shipton died in (or ), and is said to have been buried in unconsecrated ground somewhere on the outskirts of York, possibly at Clifton.

Shipton, Mother. Legendary British prophetess, supposed to have been born in the reign of King Henry VII and to have predicted the deaths of Cardinal Wolsey and Lord Percy, as well as other events. Her prophecies had a clarity quite unlike the cryptic verses of Nostradamus.

Shipton was also credited with even more remarkable prescience in the following rhymed couplets. Innovelist Richard Head’s The Life and Death of Mother Shipton has her bent double, with all the knots and warts that seem to only befall witches. Inlaws enabling the prosecution of witches were repealed.The public concern over Mother Shipton led to attempts to verify Hindley’s claims.

In the pamphlet, he cited a publication by Richard Head titled The Life and Death of Mother Shipton. Although the pamphlet does exist, it does .Mother Shipton explains how this happens in verses that speak of a fiery dragon that crosses the sky six times.

As to what this fiery dragon is can be only guessed. Some think it may be a reference to an atomic attack, a cluster of passing meteors, solar flares or some other aerial event so powerful that it causes the extreme earth changes.