Mother Shipton was an English seer who lived from 1488 to 1561. Not much is known about her so we present these prophecies for your own discernment. The following excerpts are from a prophecy that has been attributed to her.
“Carriages without horses shall go.
And accidents fill the world with woe.
Around the world thoughts shall fly
In the twinkling of an eye.
NOTE: This is an obvious prophetic vision of locomotives and radio or television waves.
Through the hills man shall ride
And no horse be at his side.
Underwater men shall walk,
Shall ride, shall sleep, shall talk.
Women will dress like men and trousers wear,
And cut off all their locks of hair.
They will ride astride with brazen brow,
And love shall die, and marriage cease,
And nations wane and babes decrease
NOTE: It is evident that these images pertain to our current time, when the differences between a man and a woman continue to be blurred, when love is being replaced by promiscuity, when marriage has been deemed all but obsolete, and when babies are subject to abortions, hence the term “decrease.”
When pictures look alive, with movements free,
When ships, like fishes, swim beneath the sea,
When men, outstripping birds, can soar the sky,
Then half the world, deep-drenched in blood, shall die.
NOTE: This part of the prophecy accurately describes inventions of the twentieth century: television, submarines and airplanes. The prophecy of half the world dying could be a future event, or, if not taken literally, could refer to the countless millions of deaths that occurred because of the two world wars and other strife of the last century and this one.
The fiery year as soon as over,
Peace shall then be as before.
Plenty everywhere be found,
And men with swords shall plow the ground.
NOTE: As in other prophecies found in this report, after a major tribulation in the world, peace will reign for a short period of time.
All England’s sons that plow the land,
Shall be seen with book in hand.
Learning shall so ebb and flow,
The poor shall most wisdom know.
And water wind where corn doth grow;
Great houses stand in farflung vale,
All covered o’er with snow and hail.
NOTE: Here is another allusion to a rise in sea levels, when Mother Shipton tells us that there will be water where the corn once grew. The images of houses covered with snow and hail brings to mind a major climate change that would accompany global warming.
Taxes for blood and war
Shall come to every door.
And state and state in fierce strife
Will seek after each other’s life.
But when the North shall divide the South
An Eagle shall build in the Lion’s mouth.
In London Primrose Hill shall be,
Its center hold a Bishop’s See.
NOTE: Is the prophecy of a Bishop’s See in London possibly a clue that England will come back to Roman Catholicism? Other prophets claim that this will take place.
The Jew that once was held in scorn
Shall of a Christian be born,
NOTE: This speaks of the Antichrist, who will come after the period of peace.
A house of glass shall come to pass
In England — but alas! alas!
A war will follow with the work
Where dwells the Pagan and the Turk.
NOTE: This alludes to a war in the Middle East, possibly a war fought over Jerusalem, or a broad Christian-Muslim confrontation.
The gods will send the Dragon back
To light the sky his tail will crack
Upon the Earth and rend the Earth
And man shall flee, King, Lord and serf.”
NOTE: This striking prophecy ends with the coming of the Antichrist (the Dragon). Here is another striking prophecy attributed to Mother Shipton:
“The great chastisement will come when carriages go without horses and many accidents fill the world with woe. It will come when thoughts are flying around in the twinkling of an eye, when long tunnels are made for horseless machines, when men can fly in the air and ride under the sea, when ships are wholly made of metal, when fire and water do great marvels, when even the poor can read books, when many taxes are levied for war.”
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