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Astrology in Shakespeare’s Plays

Astrology played an important role in Elizabethan society. It was used as a tool for offering answers in medicine, biology, physics and philosophy. Astrologers were very influential in Elizabethan society. Most courts employed an astrologer to help with important decisions. The humanistic and hermetic approach towards astrology were popular at this time. In all of Shakespeare’s plays there are more than a hundred allusions to astrology. Elizabethan poetry contained a cosmic order that encompassed the stars, the planet, the sun and the earth. It is not clear whether Shakespeare himself was in favour of astrology but it is clear that

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Prince George’s Birth Chart

The Sun has made a dramatic entrance into Regal Leo, Full Moon in Aquarius and the Royal Baby’s Birth is announced. The royal baby is a Cancerian, the zodiac sign that greatly values the homeland, family, traditions Cancerians are nurturing, security driven, tenacious, emotionally intelligent and ooze public appeal. It’s interesting that the sign Cancer is very prominent among the royal family. Prince William, the late Princess Diana and Camilla Parker-Bowles. Most people know their zodiac sign, the sign the sun was in when they were born but the sign the moon was in a at the time of birth

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New Moon in Leo 10 degrees, August 2nd 2016

The new moon in Leo sheds light on our core self, our personal path and the unique part that we play in life, reminding us not to get to lost in the crowd or lose our individuality. The energies of this heart centred new moon encourages us to express our talents and passion, re- ignite that spark of divinity and have faith and courage in being our unique selves. New Moons are those times to set our minds and hearts on what we wish to manifest and bring to fruition in our lives. This is an ideal, potent time to

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PISCES – THE FISH

Pisces is the last sign of the zodiac, an old soul who has soaked up the qualities of the preceding signs and as a result lacks a feeling of separateness. The typical Piscean feels oneness with everything and everyone, having a porous, nebulous nature, he soaks in atmospheres and feelings surrounding him. Like the fish, Pisceans live in a fluid world, never knowing whether the tides will carry them upstream or downstream. Pisceans have a love of music, art and mysticism and many excel within these fields due to their sensitive, imaginative, creative nature. The urge for escapism is strong

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AQUARIUS – THE WATER BEARER

Aquarians are group-orientated individuals who are at their best when working with others. They have a very humanitarian approach to life and are always looking for progress, reform and ways of making the world a better place. In fact this sign is supposedly fifty years ahead of its time; often the rest of the world hasn’t quite caught up with the Aquarian way of thinking as part of them exists in the future. Aquarians may at times break down barriers through their desire for greater freedom of expression. Aquarians can feel uncomfortable with too much emotion. They are extremely loyal

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CAPRICORN – THE GOAT

To understand Capricorn, it is necessary to imagine the mountain goat making its journey to the top of the mountain, steadily and slowly. Capricorn’s from an early age have an ambitious urge for success, always aiming to reach the top in whatever field they pursue. This is the sign of age reversal; when young, Capricorn’s are serious and cautious but as they get older they lighten up considerably due to the fact that goals have been reached. This is a very sober, conservative and disciplined sign that like working within a structure and taking on responsibility and authority. Public reputation

Sagittarius

SAGITTARIUS – THE ARCHER

Life to a Sagittarian is a journey of discovery in which the destination is much less important than the journey. This sign is very interested in travelling, whether physically or mentally. The meaning of life is explored by a Sagittarian through long-distance travel, religion, philosophy, and various belief systems. This is an optimistic sign that attracts much positivity from life and people. They love the outdoors and sports and normally have an abundance of energy for these pursuits. The Sagittarian’s outlook is broad and he is always looking at the bigger picture, never content with that which narrows their perspective

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SCORPIO – THE SCORPION

Still waters run deep in a Scorpio. There are intensely powerful emotions hidden behind their calm, controlled exterior. Their secretive nature is what protects them from being hurt by others and when hurt can find forgiveness very difficult. Scorpion’s penetrate the surface of the matter to explore the mysteries in life. It is impossible to a Scorpion to take life and people at face value. These people are deeply passionate about everything from love, hobbies, politics and sport. Scorpions, like the insect are survivors who can recover from illness or emotional trauma due to their strong will and transformative powers.

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VIRGO – THE VIRGIN

Virgos need to understand the details in life, sometimes focussing so intently on details that they miss the bigger picture. Being a practical sign, Virgo’s is interested in the application of knowledge and will reject knowledge that cannot be put into practise. Virgoans need a structure and a routine within which to work, a lack of boundaries and guidelines may cause nervousness. Their desire for order and definition spills over into their emotional lives; Virgoans control their emotions. Virgoans are efficient people who need to be of service and to help others. The typical Virgo is interested and aware of

Libra

LIBRA – THE SCALES

Librans are in love with love, on a theoretical level this sign spends much time pondering on love and seeking the ideal kind of love, complete with the right gestures and the correct courtly rituals. Libra is all about relating to others, whether in a relationship, with friends, or colleagues, it is harmony, balance, fairness and cooperation that these Venusian-ruled folk seek. Librans are unlikely to spend much of their life alone as their need for relationships is too strong. This sign can be a sucker for a pretty face; so affected by the surface beauty of their loved-one that