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Chapter 9

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    In Chapter 9, Nostradamus continues to use the names of real people in his prophecies.  This chapter contains his famous prophecy on the Spanish dictator Francisco Franco, that not only includes Franco's name but also the name of his predecessor, Rivera (Castillian: Ribiere).  Later in this same chapter he outdoes himself once more by predicting a major earthquake will take place on May 11th in the Mediterranean, which will damage a Roman amphitheater and cause people of Muslim blood to pray to Christian saints.  The world was shocked when on May 11th, 2011, this earthquake took place exactly as he had predicted.

 

     NOSTRADAMUS QUATRAIN #9-16

   The castillian Franco, will leave the assembly,

   De castel Franco sortira l'assemblee,

   The ambassadors will not be pleased with the schism;

   L'ambassadeur non plaisant fera scisme;

   Those of Rivera will join in the fray,

   Ceux de Ribiere seront en la meslee,

   But a great gulf (of water) denies them entry.

   Et au grand goulfre desnier ont l'entree.

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   Q #9-16 This is another famous example of Nostradamus referencing proper names in his prophecies, since in this prophecy he actually references two famous people.  The Spanish dictator Primo de Rivera had ruled Spain since 1923, but when the 1929 stock market crash caused Spanish banks to fail, the government fell into a state of complete political discord.  General Franco, Spain's second most powerful military leader, was ordered to the Balearic Islands.  For the next few years, left and right wing factions struggled for control of the government, and Franco was sent even farther away to a remote post in the Canary Islands.  But when it appeared that leftist Russian and American communists were gaining control of his nation, Franco, aided by Rivera (Castillian: Ribiera) supporters, decided to seize control of the government.  Franco flew to Morocco to lead Spain's Africa Corps in a military coup, but the waters of the Gulf of Spain denied him entry onto the European continent.   With aid from the Axis powers (Hitler and Mussolini) however, he was soon able to obtain the boats and planes he needed to cross over the gulf and launch a military takeover that would establish him as Spain's new ruler.

 

 

     NOSTRADAMUS QUATRAIN #9-18

   The lilly Dauphine will be taken to Nancy,

   Le lys Dauffois portera au Nansi,

   Judged in Flanders to be inheritor of the empire;

   Jusques en Flandres electeur de l'empire;

   A new problem for the great Montmorency,

   Neufue obturee au grand Montmorency,

   Without the authority to deliver just punishments.

   Hors lieux prouvez delivre a clere peyne.

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   Q #9-18 When King Henry II was unexpectedly killed in 1559 in a famous jousting match (see Q.#1-35), the young Dauphine was hustled off to Nancy where the Protestants held power.  The Pope moved quickly to try to seat his Catholic candidate, Henry de Guise, on the throne of France.  But the regent queen, Catherine de Medici, was ultimately successful in seating her son on the throne as King Francis II.  The great Compte de Montmorency was Constable of France and chief law enforcement officer of the realm with powers second only to those of the King.  But without the legal support of the new King, Montmorency suddenly lost his authority to enforce the law, and was eventually removed from office.

 

 

     NOSTRADAMUS QUATRAIN #9-20

   By night they shall come through the forest of Reines,

   De nuit viendra par le forest de Reines,

   The two, by an alternate route, the Lady in stoic white,

   Deux par vaultort Herne la pierre blanche,

   The monk in black and grey, toward Varennes,

   Le moine noir en gris dedans Varenne,

   The elected officials raise a fiery tempest, blood flows.

   Esleu cap. cause tempeste feu sang tranche.

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   Q #9-20 At the height of the French Revolution, King Louis XVI and his queen, Marie Antoinette, disguised as a monk and a nun, attempted to flee during the night to the coastal city of Varennes.  They travelled by way of the alternate northern route through the forest of Reines.  The King and Queen were recognized by the innkeeper at Narbon who then sought assistance from the mayor of Varennes in arresting the couple and returning them to the bloody revolution in Paris.  The King and Queen were promptly sentenced to be guillotined for their attempted escape.

 

 

     NOSTRADAMUS QUATRAIN #9-27

   The forest warden will be shouting from near the bridge,

   De bois la garde vent cloz rond pont sera,

   Politely greeted, he shall strike the Dauphine;

   Hault le receu frappera le Daulphin;

   The old fox will pass aided through the woods,

   Le vieux teccon bois unis passera,

   He will travel far beyond the borders of the Dutchy.

   Passant plus oultre du Duc le droit confin.

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   Q #9-27 Nostradamus finally solves the mystery of the fate of France's "Lost Dauphine".  After the overthrow of the French monarchy during the French Revolution, the young son (Dauphine) of Louis XVI and Marie Antoinette was placed into the Temple prison.  His fate after this point has never been determined by historical record.  This quatrain reveals that he was secreted out of prison and placed with nobles somewhere in Europe.  But his location was eventually found out, and since he was heir to the throne of France, he fell victim to a successful assassination plot.

 

 

     NOSTRADAMUS QUATRAIN #9-34

   For (her) part, alone Marie will be mitred,

   Le parte solus mary sera mittre,

   Returned to the conflict, she will pass by the Thuilleries;

   Retour conflict passera surle la Thuille;

   By five hundred the betrayal will be avenged,

   Par cinq cens un trahyr sera tiltre,

   Narbon & Saulce, by their high deed, having been stained.

   Narbon & Saulce par coutaux avons d'huille.

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   Q #9-34 The story goes that when the French queen Marie Antoinette once inquired of her maid as to why her people were rioting in the streets, the maid replied "because your majesty, they have no bread."  Whereupon the Queen replied "Well let them eat cake.", because this was what she was forced to do when the cooks in her royal kitchen ran out of bread.  This remark became the battle cry of the French Revolution against liberal isolationism.  For her alleged remark, Marie was despised even more than her husband, King Louis XVI.  When the King and Queen attempted to flee Paris during the Revolution, they were recognized and arrested and returned to Paris.  For her part in the escape, Marie was punished independently from the King.  On October 16,1793, Marie was marched to the guillotine scaffold wearing the paper mitre of one shamed.  Her decapitated head was then held up for the crowds to cheer.  Saulce, the mayor of Varennes, and Narbon, the innkeeper, later received a reward of 20,000 francs from the French Assembly for their high deed of returning the King and Queen.

 

 

     NOSTRADAMUS QUATRAIN #9-47

   The hidden omens of danger delivered,

   Les soulz signez d'indigne delivrance,

   And many having advised against it,

   Et de la multe auront contre advis,

   The monarchy placed in impending danger of change,

   Change monarque mis en perille pense,

   Enclosed in armor they will meet face to face.

   Serrez in caige se verront vis a vis.

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   Q #9-47 Henry II of France was warned by his astrological advisors not to place himself in physical danger of injury during his 41st year. Nostradamus added to this warning by predicting Henry's exact fate in a now famous quatrain recorded in Chapter 1, Quatrain #35 of the Centuries.  Henry ignored all these warnings and insisted on participating in a jousting match in 1559 against Count de Montgomery of the Scottish Guard.  During the match, a splinter from Montgomery's broken lance penetrated the visor of the golden jousting helmet of King Henry and pierced his eye and brain, exiting near his ear. In spite of the valiant efforts of the royal surgeons, Henry died 10 days later of his wounds.  The French queen Catherine de Medici later called Nostradamus to her court and had him also predict the fates of each of her seven children.  Nostradamus was later awarded the title of "Physician in Ordinaire" of the French Court.

 

 

     NOSTRADAMUS QUATRAIN #9-49

   Ghent & Brussels will march into Antwerp,

   Gand & Bruceles marcheront contre Envers,

   The London Parliament shall put their King to death,

   Senat de Londres mettront a mort leur Roy,

   The salt & wine shall be their undoing,

   Le sel & vin luy seront a l'envers,

   For them having placed the kingdom in disarray.

   Pour eux avoir le regne en desarroy.

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   Q #9-49 In 1649 for the first time in British history a commoner was allowed to take over the throne of England.  Religious conflicts between Protestants and Catholics in Europe had taken a heavy toll on the economy of England and Holland, and the carpet-bagging representatives of the bankers in Brussels and Ghent couldn't wait to descend upon both Holland and England to buy up the spoils of war at bargain prices.  A law passed 360 years earlier in England however, prevented many of these Jewish bankers from entering Britain.  The British military leader Oliver Cromwell used this fact to stir up resentment among Britain's liberals against the King.  Liberal discontent with the exclusion of Jews ultimately resulted in the arrest of the King and a trial.  On January 30, 1649 King Charles I was beheaded.  Liberal rule under Cromwell for the next decade was a terrible disaster, and when Cromwell finally died in 1658, the liberals were ousted, the monarchy restored, and Cromwell's body was exhumed and hung on chains for all England to see.

 

 

     NOSTRADAMUS QUATRAIN #9-61

   An act of pillage on the seacoast,

   La pille fait a la coste marine,

   At the new fort & kinsmen are taken;

   In cita nova & parenz amenez;

   Many of Malta, through the actions of Messina,

   Plusiers de Malta, par le faite de Messine,

   Will be closely confined and poorly supported.

   Estroit serrez seront mal guerdonnez.

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   Q #9-61 This quatrain accurately describes a history changing event that took place in 1565 in the Mediterranean.  Suleiman the Magnificent, Ottoman ruler of Turkey, ordered the capture and destruction the Christian island of Malta.  The Christian Knights of Malta however, had dedicated themselves to the defense of the island at all costs against a superior Arab force that outnumbered them approximately three to one.  When news reached the city of Messina that Malta's newly built fort at Saint Elmo had fallen, the Christian Knights of Messina decided to overrule their leader, Don Garcia, and launch a rescue attempt.  But their armada of ships ran into a storm at sea and had to turn back.  The valiant Knights of Malta were left to defend their island alone.  The Knights at Malta however, incurred such serious losses upon the Ottomans that the Arab forces decided to abandon the seige, and the battle was won by the Christians.

 

 

     NOSTRADAMUS QUATRAIN #9-65

   To the corner of the Moon he shall be sent,

   Dedans le coing de Luna viendra rendre,

   Where he will be taken & placed upon alien soil;

   Ou sera prins & mis en terre estrange;

   The fruits of the effort will produce grand acclaim,

   Le fruitz immeurs seront a grand esclandre,

   Great shame for one greatly praised.

   Grand vitupere a l'un grande louange.

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   Q #9-65 On July 20 1969, Neil Armstong appeared on TV screens all over the world as he climbed out of his moon capsule and took his first historic steps on the Moon.  This grand project, first proposed by President John F. Kennedy, was completed under the administration of President Richard M. Nixon.  It could be that the last line of this poem is referring to Nixon's fate of having to resign the office of President in great shame.   There are some people however, who are convinced that Armstrong never travelled to the Moon, and that the entire event was an elaborate hoax.  They think it is Armstrong who will be shamed when the true facts are finally revealed.  Did president "Trickie Dickie" Nixon fool us?  Once again, Nostradamus captures our attention with the last line of his poem.

 

 

     NOSTRADAMUS QUATRAIN #9-77

   The nation taken over, the King shall be called to answer,

   Le regne prins, le Roy conuiera,

   The (King's) lady sentenced to death by a jury chosen by lot;

   La dame prinse a mort jurez a sort;

   The lives of the Queen's children will be denied,

   La vie a Royne fils on desniera,

   And the prostitute also judged an accomplice.

   Et la pellix au sort de la consort.

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   Q #9-77 At the height of the French Revolution, the king and queen of France were arrested while attempting to flee the country, and were returned to Paris to be tried by a jury chosen by lot.  The judgement of the jury was unanimous against the entire royal court.  The king and queen were sentenced to be guillotined, and the queen's children as heirs were jailed.  The king's mistress, the Madame du Barry, was also tried and sentenced to be guillotined to death.   The first heir to the French throne, the "Lost Dauphin," was secretly spirited out of prison, but his location was eventually found out, and he was killed by a hired assassin sent by the revolutionaries in Paris.

 

 

     NOSTRADAMUS QUATRAIN #9-83

   The sun in 20 degrees of Taurus, so strong shakes the earth,

   Sol vingt de taurus, si fort de terre trembler,

   That the great theater, repleted, will be ruined;

   Le grand theatre rempli ruinera;

   The air, sky & land, dark & troubled,

   L'air,ceil & terre obscurcir & troubler,

   Then shall the Infidel invoke God & the saints.

   Lors l'infidelle Dieu & sainctz voguera.

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   Q #9-83 It isn't very often that we get to see a Nostradamus prophecy come true in modern times, but here is a shining example.  On May 11th, 2011 (20 degrees of Taurus) the most powerful earthquake in over 50 years struck the southeastern coast of Spain.  This deadly earthquake shook the three Spanish towns of Lorca, Cartagena and Aguilas.  The town of Cartagena contains a recently restored (repleted) "great theater" (Great Roman Amphitheater) that was damaged by the earthquake.  It is difficult to imagine Muslims (Infidels) praying to Christian saints, but this area of Spain is populated by the Moors, who are in fact former Muslims who many years ago converted to Christianity, and therefore now pray to "God and the saints".  As usual, this prophecy was fulfilled right on schedule, and exactly as Nostradamus described it.

 

 

     NOSTRADAMUS QUATRAIN #9-89

   For seven years Philip's fortunes prosper,

   Sept ans sera Philip fortune prospere,

   But will be reduced by Arab opposition;

   Rabaisera des Arabes l'effait;

   Then a southern entanglement reverses the situation,

   Puis son midi perplex rebours affaire,

   A young upstart will undermine his strength.

   Jeune oignyon abysmera son fort.

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   Q #9-89 This is another case of Nostradamus using proper names in his prophecies.  King Louis-Philip was seated upon the throne of France in 1830 on the occasion of the celebrated French conquest of Algeria. His fortunes prospered for 7 years until a young 29 year-old Arab upstart named Abd al Qadir, finally recaptured most of southern Algeria, forcing Philip to sign the Treaty of Tafna. This event seriously weakened Philip's power, and eventually led to his downfall.  Could Nostradamus have predicted your future too?  To find out, simply click on the link below to order your copy of Edward Oliver's 350 page book, "Prophets and Frauds."

 

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