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Author: Godfridus.
Title: The knowledge of things vnknowne: Shewing the effects of the planets, and oth[er] astronomical constellations. With the strange events that befall men, wome[n] and children born under them. Compiled by Godfridus super palladium de agricultara [sic], Anglicarum. Together with the husband-mans practice, or prognostication for eve[r:] as teacheth Albert, Alkind, and Ptolomey with the shepheards prognostication of the weather, and Pythag[oras] his wheele of fortune. This is unknown to many men, though it be known to some [men.]
Publication Info: Ann Arbor, Michigan: University of Michigan Library
2011 April (TCP phase 2)
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Print source: The knowledge of things vnknowne: Shewing the effects of the planets, and oth[er] astronomical constellations. With the strange events that befall men, wome[n] and children born under them. Compiled by Godfridus super palladium de agricultara [sic], Anglicarum. Together with the husband-mans practice, or prognostication for eve[r:] as teacheth Albert, Alkind, and Ptolomey with the shepheards prognostication of the weather, and Pythag[oras] his wheele of fortune. This is unknown to many men, though it be known to some [men.]
Godfridus.

[London]: Printed for Iohn Stafford and are to be sold by Francis Coles, at the s[ign] of the Lambe in the Old-Baily, 166[3?]
Subject terms:
Astrology
URL: http://name.umdl.umich.edu/A86058.0001.001

Contents
frontispiece
title page
The Table to the first Part.
The table to the Second part.
The table to the Third part.
illustration
THE BOOKE of Knowledge.
part
Sunday.
Munday.
Tuesday.
Wednesday.
Thursday.
Friday.
Saturday.
2. Of the Birth of Children in the Dayes of the Weeke.
3. The nature and disposition of the Moon in the birth of Children.
The first day Adam created.
The second day Eve made.
The third day Cain was borne.
The fourth day Abel was borne.
The fifth day no Sacrament.
The sixth day send Children to School.
The seaventh day Abel was slaine.
The eighth day good to do any thing.
The ninth day, Lamech borne.
The tenth day Noah borne.
The eleventh day, Sem born.
The twelfth day, Canaan born.
The 13th. day, Noah planted Vines.
The 14th. day, Noah blessed all things.
The 15th. day, confusion of Languages.
The 16th. day, Pythagoras born.
The 17th. day, ill to be an Embassador.
The 18 day, good to enterprize any thing.
The 19 day, a day indifferent.
The 20 day, Isaac blessed his Son.
The 21 day, Saul was born.
The 22 day, Joseph was born.
The 23 day, Benjamin was born.
The 24 day, Goliah was born.
The 25 day, the Plagues of Egypt.
The 26 day, Moses dryed the red Sea.
The 27 day, Manna sent.
The 28 day, good to pitch Tents.
The 29 day, the Jews go into Canaan.
The 30 day, Samuel was born.
4. Of Saturn and his Disposition.
5. What the Thunder signifieth every Month of the Year.
9. Of the good dayes for bleeding, and ill dayes for any work.
7. To know how a man shall keep himself in Health.
8. The perillous Dayes of every Month.
9. Ptolomies Rule for the Zodiack.
10. Of the twelve Signes.
The Disposition of the Planets.
12. The Condition of Man discovered by Creatures.
13. The Description of the four Elements and of the four Complexions, with the four Seasons of the Year, and the twelve Signs for each Month.
14. Of the four prime Qualities.
15. The year divided with the knowledge of the state of mans Body by Urine.
16. An A. B. C. whereby thou mayest know what Planet every man is born, his fortune, and time of his death
Another Alphabet.
18. To know the Weather that shall be all the Year, after the change of every Moon, by the Prime Dayes.
19. A Rule to know upon what Letter, what Hour, what Minute, as followeth.
20. Of the most best and profitable Dayes that be in the Year to let Blood.
51. Here followeth the nature of the twelve Signs.
22. The Anatomy of Mans Body, with the number of the Bones, which is in all two hundred forty eight.
23. The use and order of Phlebotomy, with the names of the Veins, and where they rest.
24. Of the Year, with the growth of things.
25. The change of Man twelve times according to the Months.
26. The Rutter of the Distances of Har∣bours and Havens in most parts of the World.
27. Of the Axtree and Poles.
28. Of the Circle of the Sphear.
29. The Reason why that five parallel Circles are onely in the Sphear.
30. Of the five greater Circles; of the Appea∣rance and Non-appearance ef them.
31. Of the bigness of the five parallel circles.
32. Of the Number of the Parallels.
33. Of the Order of the five parallel Circles.
34, Of the Power of the five Parallels.
35. Of the Space between the Parallels.
36. Of the Colours.
37. Of the Zodiack.
38. Of the Horizon.
41. Of the five Zones.
39. Of the Meridian Circles.
40. Of the Circle Galaxias.
42. Of the Coelestial Signs with their Stars.
43. Of the twelve Winds, with their Names and Properties.
The first principal Wind.
The second principal Wind.
The third cardinal Winde.
The fourth cardinal Wind.
44. Strange Wonders most worthy of note.
title page
What the Husband-man should Practice, and what Rule he should follow; after the Teaching of Albert, Alkind, Haly, Ptolomy.
2. Of Christmas day.
3. Of the Practice of the Husband-man.
4. The Disposition of the twelve Dayes, known by the shining of the Sun.
5 From the time of Christmas unto the Twelfth day.
January.
February.
March.
Aprill.
May.
Iune.
Iuly
August.
September.
October.
November.
December.
6. How thou maist rule thy beasts that year.
7 An old rule of the Husband-man.
8 How the Winter should be the twelve Moneths.
9 The saying of Sylinus, and Petrus.
10 The Circles about the Sun, Moone, and other Stars.
11 The colours and lights of the other Stars.
12 How to know the Weather by the rising and going down of the Sun.
13 Albertus of the Lightning.
14 Of the Rain-bow, from whence he is, and what it signifieth.
15. Of Thunder and Lightening.
16. To know the weather by the four quarters of the yeare, as sheweth Leichtenberger.
27 How to know the weather out of the new and full Moones.
18 Of the Eclipse of the Moone, the cause thereof, how and when they happen.
To find when the Moon shall be eclipsed and when not, by her distance from either of the two fections, called the head and tail of the Dragon.
20. To find when the Sun shall be eclipsed, and when not.
21. How to behold an Eclipse of the Sun without hurt to the eyes.
22. The mind of the Fathers, of the Nature of the Fire.
23. A brief discourse of the natural cau∣ses of watery Meteors, as Snow, Hail, Rain, &c.
24. Of the Rain-bow.
25. Of Rain.
26. Of Hail.
27. Of Snow.
28. Of Frost and Dew.
29. Of Wind.
30. Of Suddain Blasts.
31. Of Earth-quakes.
32. Signes of Earth-quakes.
33. Of Thunder and Lightning,
34. What things be not hurt with Lightning,
35. Here followeth divers and sundry Rules, of excellent use, and right neces∣sary to be known of the Husband-man, and not onely of him, but of all other Persons of what qua∣lity soever.
36.
Rules of Husbandry in January.
Observations for Physick and Diet in January.
Rules of Husbandry in February.
Observations for Physick and Diet in February.
Rules of Husbandry in March.
Observations for Physick and diet in March.
Rules of Husbandry in April.
Observations of Physick and diet in April.
Rules of Husbandry in May.
Observations for Physick and Diet in May.
Rules of Husbandry in June.
Observations for Physick and Diet in June.
Rules of Husbandry in July.
Observations for Physick and Diet in July.
Rules of Husbandry in August.
Observations in Physick and Diet in August.
Rules of Husbandry in September.
Observations for Physick and Diet in September.
Rules of Husbandry in September.
Observations for Physick and Diet in October.
Rules of Husbandry in November.
Observations for Physick and Diet in November.
Rules of Husbandry in December.
Observations for Physick and Diet in December.
37. Here follow other brief Rules of Physick and Hus∣bandry.
Physical Observations.
Good to purge.
Brief Observations of Husbandry.
The use of a small portable Instrument, to find the Hour of the Day upon the least appearance of the Sun.
Example.
A Table shewing the Interest of any sum of money, from 1 pound to 1000 pound, at 6, percent.
The use of the Table of Interest.
Here followeth four plain and necessary Ta∣bles shewing the true value of the purchase of any House or Land, by Lease, or other∣wise: calculated according to the Rates of 5 l. 6 l. 8 l. 10 l. in the hundred.
The use of the four pre∣ceding Tables.
This example will make all plain.
A brief Discourse of the Celestial part of the World, of the Distances, Magni∣tudes, Motions, and Scituations of the Planets and fixed Stars.
1. Of the Heaven of the fixed Stars.
2. Of the Heaven of Saturn.
3. Of the Heaven of Jupiter.
4. Of the Heaven of Mars.
5. Of the Heaven of the Sun.
6. Of the Heaven of Venus.
7. Of the Heaven of Mercury.
8. Of the Heaven of the Moon.
A most plain and easie Table, shewing the true time of the beginning, and continuance of the Reign of each King and Queen in England, from the Conquest, until this year, 1662. Ga∣thered forth of Chronicles, and set forth for the profitable use of Law∣yers, Scriveners, &c.
Here now followeth the manner of making all manner of Bonds, Bills, Leases, Indentures, Wills, &c. Very necessary for those who live in the Country where a Clerke or Scrivener is not near at all times to be had.
Pleasant Questions in Arithmetick.
Quest. 1. To tell the number that another man shall think, be it never so great.
Example.
Quest. 2. A pretty question.
Quest. 3. Another of three Sisters.
title page
The Shepheards Prognostication for the Weather: with a brief Chronolo∣gy of divers Memorial Accidents since, these last Hundred Years.
A briefe Chronologicall Table. Memorable Accidents.
A briefe Description of all the Members of the body, with their Significations.
Of the Head.
Of the Fore-head.
Of the Eyes.
Of the Nose.
Of the Eares.
Of the Face.
Of the Lips.
Of the Chin.
Of the Beard.
The Colour of the Eyes.
The Colour of the Face.
The Colour of the Brest.
The Colour of the whole Body.
Of the Teeth.
Of the Voyce.
Of the Neck.
Of the Brest.
Of the Shoulders.
Of the Stammack.
Of the Back.
Of the Armes.
Of the Hands.
Of the Nailes of the Fingers.
Of the Nayles of the Toes.
Of the Navel.
Of the Ribbs,
Of the Loynes and Hypocondria.
Of the Hanches and Hips.
Of the Pecten.
Of the Buttocks.
Of the Legs.
Of the Knces.
Of the Ancles.
Of the Feet.
Of the Hairiness of the parts.
Of the Going and Moving.
Of the Personage, and Stature,
THE SIGNIFICATION of the Moles.
The Description of the Wheele of Fortune.
An Alphabet to know which of the two that fight, or go to Law one against ano∣ther, shall have the Victory.
To know whether a Person do tell the truth, or not.
To know whether the Husband or Wife shall die first.
To know if a Woman be with child, whether she shall have a Boy or a Girle.
To know if a Child new-born, shall live or die.
To know whether a Wife be honest, or dishonest.
To know what Planet hath dominion in the Nativity of any Person.
FAIRS. The Names of the principal Fairs in England and Wales, together set forth; with the Moneth, Day, and Place where they be kept, more largely then heretofore.
Fairs in January.
Fairs in February.
Fairs in March.
Fairs in April.
Fairs in May.
Fairs in June.
Fairs in July.
Fairs in August.
Fairs in September.
Fairs in October.
Fairs in November.
Fairs in December.
A Note of the moveable Fairs in England and Wales.
An Advertisement of Books.