Mother Shipton


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Mother Shipton

(ˈʃɪptən)
n
(Animals) a day-flying noctuid moth, Callistege mi, mottled brown in colour and named from a fancied resemblance between its darker marking and a haggish profile
[named after Mother Shipton, a legendary prophetess in 15th-century Yorkshire]
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Guy Fawkes lived near Knaresborough and his portrait can be found in the town centre, along with painted windows of figures like King John, Blind Jack and Mother Shipton.
The group's website, which features poems from 16th Century prophetess Mother Shipton, has had more than 28,500 hits as 2012 paranoia mounts.
Ministerial consent under the Native Title Act was granted to allow access to Crown Land at the Mother Shipton Prospect in June 2011.
Darren Oldridge surveys the changing characterisation and demonisation of the sorceress Mother Shipton between 1641 and 1700.
Pieces of the puzzle come from Edgar Cayce Mother Shipton and Nostradamus.
The author focuses on Mother Shipton, Merlin, and Nixon the Cheshire prophet.
MOTHER Shipton was a prophet who correctly predicted more than 400 years ago that Britain would have a Queen Elizabeth II.
And unless he's a direct descendant of Nostradamus and Old Mother Shipton (who the bearded Euroseer may or may not have pulled on one of his rare incognito trips to rural Yorkshire) then it's just possible that he may have failed to foresee that afternoon's - for him - very happy turn of events.
Music incipits are denoted by a decimal number; for example, the overture to Mother Shipton, the third work in section E, is numbered E3.