Tag Archives: Christian Astrology

Lilly on Removing from One Place to Another

In a recent discussion in a horary astrology group, the question arose about how William Lilly utilized the 4th house in relocation horaries. This prompted me to reread Lilly to try to figure out exactly what he meant. In the … Continue reading

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Zadkiel’s Rejection of Regiomontanus Houses

On Friday 21 February 2020 I had the great pleasure of chatting with Chris Brennan of The Astrology Podcast about a blog post I did regarding the switch from Regiomontanus to Placidus houses in England, starting at the end of … Continue reading

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Why are Placidus Houses so Popular?

Recently I watched a YouTube video about house systems in astrology. This otherwise helpful video on astrological house systems contains a glaring error. The idea that Placidus became popular in the West only because tables of Placidus houses were so … Continue reading

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What did Lilly mean by “hardly”?

Lilly tells us in Christian Astrology (1647) that things “go hardly on” when the Moon is void of course. ┬áThe modern meaning of “hardly” is “barely or scarcely,” but did it mean that in Lilly’s time? According to the Online … Continue reading

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