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        Facsmilie of the Astrological Hieroglyphic forecasting the Great Fire of London, from 'Monarchy or No Monarchy in England' published in 1651

        Lilly, William (1602-81) (after). English. Medium: engraving. Date: 18th Century. Lilly seemed to predict the outbreak of the Great Fire of London 13 years before it happened; the fire began on September 2nd 1666; twins are shown falling from the sky towards a raging fire whilst several men attempt to put out the blaze with buckets of water; Provenance: Private Collection.

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