Century 9 Nostradamus Quatrains

 

IX 1
DAns la maison du traducteur de Bourc
Seront les lettres trouuées sur la table,
Borgne, roux blanc, chenu tiendra de cours,
Qui changera au nouueau Connestable.
In the house of the translator of Bourg,
The letters will be found on the table,
One-eyed, red-haired, white, hoary-headed will hold the course,
Which will change for the new Constable.
IX 2
Du hault du mont Auentin voix ouye,
Vuidez, vuidez de tous les deux costez,
Du sang des rouges sera l’ire assomie,
D’Arimin Prato, Columna debotez.
From the top of the Aventine hill a voice heard,
Be gone, be gone all of you on both sides:
The anger will be appeased by the blood of the red ones,
From Rimini and Prato, the Colonna expelled.
IX 3
La magna vaqua à Rauenne grand trouble,
Conduicts par quinze enserrez à Fornase :
A Rome naistra deux monstres à teste double,
Sang, feu, deluge, les plus grands à l’espase.
The “great cow” at Racenna in great trouble,
Led by fifteen shut up at Fornase:
At Rome there will be born two double-headed monsters,
Blood, fire, flood, the greatest ones in space.
IX 4
L’an ensuyuant descouuerts par deluge,
Deux chefs esleuz, le premier ne tiendra
De fuyr ombre à l’vn d’eux le refuge,
Saccagée case qui premier maintiendra.
The following year discoveries through flood,
Two chiefs elected, the first one will not hold:
The refuge for the one of them fleeing a shadow,
The house of which will maintain the first one plundered.
IX 5
Tiers doibt du pied au premier semblera
A vn nouueau Monarque de bas haut
Qui Pyse & Luques Tyran occupera
Du precedent corriger le deffault.
The third toe will seem first
To a new monarch from low high,
He who will possess himself as a Tyrant of Pisa and Lucca,
To correct the fault of his predecessor.
IX 6
Par la Guyenne infinité d’Anglois
Occuperont par nom d’Anglaquitaine
Du Languedoc I palme Bourdelois.
Qu’ils nommeront apres Barboxitaine.
An infinity of Englishmen in Guienne
Will settle under the name of Anglaquitaine:
In Languedoc, Ispalme, Bordelais,
Which they will name after Barboxitaine.
IX 7
Qui ouurira le monument trouué,
Et ne viendra le serrer proprement,
Mal luy viendra, & ne pourra prouué
Si mieux doit estre Roy Breton ou Normand.
He who will open the tomb found,
And will come to close it promptly,
Evil will come to him, and one will be unable to prove,
If it would be better to be a Breton or Norman King.
IX 8
Puisnay Roy fait son pere mettre à mort,
Apres conflict de mort tres-inhonneste :
Escrit trouué soubson donra remort,
Quand loup chassé pose sur la couchette.
The younger son made King will put his father to death,
After the conflict very dishonest death:
Inscription found, suspicion will bring remorse,
When the wolf driven out lies down ion the bedstead.
IX 9
Quand lampe ardante de feu inextinguible
Sera trouuée au temple des Veƒtales,
Enfant trouué. feu. eau paƒƒant par crible,
Niƒme eau perir. Tholoƒe choir les hales.
Quand lampe ardente de feu inextinguible
Sera trouue au temple des Veƒtales :
Enfant trouué feu, eau paƒƒant par crible :
Perir eau, Nysmes, Tholoƒe cheoir les alles.
Quand lampe ardente de feu inextinguible
Sera trouuée au temple des Vestales,
Enfant trouué, feu, eau passant par crible :
Nismes eau perir. Tholose cheoir les hales.
When the lamp burning with inextinguishable fire
Will be found in the temple of the Vestals:
Child found in fire, water passing through the sieve:
To perish in water Nîmes, Toulouse the markets to fall.
IX 10
Moyne moynesse d’enfant mort exposé,
Mourir par ourse & rauy par verrier.
Par Fois & Pamyes le camp sera posé
Contre Tholose Carcas dresser forrier.
The child of a monk and nun exposed to death,
To die through a she-bear, and carried off by a boar,
The army will be camped by Foix and Pamiers,
Against Toulouse Carcassonne the harbinger to form.
IX 11
Le iuste à tort à mort l’on viendra mettre
Publiquement, & du milieu estaint :
Si grande peste en ce lieu viendra naistre,
Que les iugeans fouyr seront contraints.
Wrongly will they come to put the just one to death,
In public and in the middle extinguished:
So great a pestilence will come to arise in this place,
That the judges will be forced to flee.
IX 12
Le tant d’argent de Diane & Mercure
Les simulachres au lac seront trouuez :
Le figulier cherchant argille neufue
Luy & les siens d’or seront abbreuuez.
So much silver of Diana and Mercury,
The images will be found in the lake:
The sculptor looking for new clay,
He and his followers will be steeped in gold.
IX 13
Les Exilez autour de la Solongne
Conduicts de nuict pour marcher en l’Auxois,
Deux de Modene truculent de Bologne.
Mis. descouuerts par feu de Burançois.
Les exilez autour de la Solongne
Conduits de nui¢t pour marcher à Lauxois,
Deux de Modenne truculent de Bolongne,
Mis deƒcouuerts par feu de Burançois.
Les Exilez autour de la Solongne
Conduits de nui¢t pour marcher en Lauxois.
Deux de Modene, truculant de Bologne
Mis. decouuers par feu de Burançois.
The exiles around Sologne,
Led by night to march into Auxois,
Two of Modena for Bologna cruel,
Placed discovered by the fire of Buzanais.
IX 14
Mis en planure chauderon d’infecteurs,
Vin, miel & huyle, & bastis sur fourneaux
Seront plongez, sans mal dit mal facteurs
Sept. fum. extaint au canon des borneaux.
Dyers’ caldrons put on the flat surface,
Wine, honey and oil, and built over furnaces:
They will be immersed, innocent, pronounced malefactors,
Seven of Bordeaux smoke still in the cannon.
IX 15
Prés de Parpan les rouges detenus,
Ceux du milieu parfondrez menez loing :
Trois mis en pieces, & cinq mal soustenus,
Pour le Seigneur & Prelat de Bourboing.
Near Perpignan the red ones detained,
Those of the middle completely ruined led far off:
Three cut in pieces, and five badly supported,
For the Lord and Prelate of Burgundy.
IX 16
De castel Franco sortira l’assemblée,
L’ambassadeur non plaisant fera scisme :
Ceux de Ribiere seront en la meslée,
Et au grand goulphre desnier ont l’entrée.
Out of Castelfranco will come the assembly,
The ambassador not agreeable will cause a schism:
Those of Riviera will be in the squabble,
And they will refuse entry to the great gulf.
IX 17
Le tiers premier pis que ne fit Neron,
Vuidez vaillant que sang humain respandre
R’édifier fera le forneron,
Siècle d’or, mort, nouueau Roy grand esclandre.
The third one first does worse than Nero,
How much human blood to flow, valiant, be gone:
He will cause the furnace to be rebuilt,
Golden Age dead, new King great scandal.
IX 18
Le lys Dauffois portera dans Nansi,
Iusques en Flandres Electeur de l’Empire,
Neufue obturée au grand Montmorency,
Hors lieux prouez deliure à clere peyne.
The lily of the Dauphin will reach into Nancy,
As far as Flanders the Elector of the Empire:
New confinement for the great Montmorency,
Outside proven places delivered to celebrated punishment.
IX 19
Dans le milieu de la forest Mayenne,
Sol au Lyon la foudre tombera,
Le grand bastard yssu du grand du Maine,
Ce iour Fougeres pointe en sang entrera.
In the middle of the forest of Mayenne,
Lightning will fall, the Sun in Leo:
The great bastard issued from the great one Maine,
On this day a point will enter the blood of Fougères.
IX 20
De nuict viendra par la forest de Reines,
Deux pars voltorte Herne la pierre blanche,
Le moine noir en gris dedans Varennes
Esleu cap. cause tempeste, feu, sang tranche.
By night will come through the forest of Reines,
Two couples roundabout route Queen the white stone,
The monk king in gray in Varennes:
Elected Capet causes tempest, fire, blood, slice.
IX 21
Au temple haut de Bloys sacre Salonne,
Nuict pont de Loyre, Prelat, Roy pernicant :
Cuiseur victoire aux marests de la Lone,
D’où prelature de blancs abormeant.
At the tall temple of Saint-Solenne at Blois,
Night Loire bridge, Prelate, King killing outright:
Crushing victory in the marshes of the pond,
Whence prelacy of whites miscarrying.
IX 22
Roy & sa court au lieu de langue halbe,
Dedans le temple vis à vis du palais
Dans le iardin Duc de Mantor & d’Albe,
Albe & Mantor poignard langue & palais.
The King and his court in the place of cunning tongue,
Within the temple facing the palace:
In the garden the Duke of Mantua and Alba,
Alba and Mantua dagger tongue and palace.
IX 23
Puisnay ioüant au fresch dessous la tonne,
Le haut du toict du milieu sur la teste :
Le pere Roy au temple sainct Solonne,
Sacrifiant sacrera fum de feste.
The younger son playing outdoors under the arbor,
The top of the roof in the middle on his head,
The father King in the temple of Saint-Solonne,
Sacrificing he will consecrate festival smoke.
IX 24
Sur le palais au rocher des fenestres
Seront rauis les deux petits royaux,
Passer aurelle Luthece Denis cloistres,
Nonnain, mallods aualler verts noyaux.
Upon the palace at the balcony of the windows,
The two little royal ones will be carried off:
To pass Orléans, Paris, abbey of Saint-Denis,
Nun, wicked ones to swallow green pits.
IX 25
Passant les Ponts venir prés des rosiers,
Tard arriué plustost qu’il cuydera,
Viendront les noues Espagnols à Besiers,
Qui icelle chasse emprinse cassera.
Crossing the bridges to come near the Roisiers,
Sooner than he thought, he arrived late.
The new Spaniards will come to Béziers,
So that this chase will break the enterprise.
IX 26
Nice sortie sur nom des lettres aspres,
La grande cappe fera present non sien :
Proche de vultry aux murs de vertes capres
Apres plombim le vent à bon essien.
Departed by the bitter letters the surname of Nice,
The great Cappe will present something, not his own;
Near Voltai at the wall of the green columns,
After Piombino the wind in good earnest.
IX 27
De bois la garde, vent clos rond pont sera,
Haut le receu frappera le Dauphin,
Le vieux teccon bois vnis passera,
Passant plus outre du Duc le droict confin.
The forester, the wind will be close around the bridge,
Received highly, he will strike the Dauphin.
The old craftsman will pass through the woods in a company,
Going far beyond the right borders of the Duke.
IX 28
Voille Symacle pour Massiliolique,
Dans Venise port marcher aux Pannons :
Partir du goulfre & Synus Illyrique,
Vast à Socille, Ligurs coups de canons.
The Allied fleet from the port of Marseilles,
In Venice harbor to march against Hungary.
To leave from the gulf and the bay of Illyria,
Devastation in Sicily, for the Ligurians, cannon shot.
IX 29
Lors que celuy qu’à nul ne donne lieu,
Abandonner voudra lieu prins non prins :
Feu nef par saignes, bitument à Charlieu,
Seront Quintin Balez reprins.
When the man will give way to none,
Will wish to abandon a place taken, yet not taken;
Ship afire through the swamps, bitumen at Charlieu,
St. Quintin and Calais will be recaptured.
IX 30
Au port de Pvola & de sainct Nicolas,
Peril Normande au goulfre Phanatique
Cap. de Bisance rues crier helas,
Secors de Gaddes & du grand Philippique.
At the port of Pola and of San Nicolo,
A Normand will punish in the Gulf of Quarnero:
Capet to cry alas in the streets of Byzantium,
Help from Cadiz and the great Philip.
IX 31
Le tremblement de terre à Mortara,
Cassich sainct Georges à demy perfondrez,
Paix assoupie, la guerre esueillera,
Dans temple à Pasques abysmes enfondrez.
The tin island of St. George half sunk;
Drowsy with peace, war will arise,
At Easter in the temple abysses opened.
IX 32
De fin porphire profond collon trouuée
Dessous la laze escripts capitolin :
Os poil retors Romain force prouuée,
Classe agiter au port de Methelin.
A deep column of fine porphyry is found,
Inscriptions of the Capitol under the base;
Bones, twisted hair, the Roman strength tried,
The fleet is stirred at the harbor of Mitylene.
IX 33
Hercules Roy de Rome & d’Annemarc,
De Gaule trois Guion surnommé,
Trembler l’Itale & l’vnde de sainct Marc,
Premier sur tous Monarque renommé.
Hercules King of Rome and of “Annemark,”
With the surname of the chief of triple Gaul,
Italy and the one of St. Mark to tremble,
First monarch renowned above all.
IX 34
La part sous mary sera mitré,
Retour conflict passera sur la thuille :
Par cinq cens vn trahyr sera tiltré,
Narbon & Saulce par contaux auons d’huille.
The single part afflicted will be mitered,
Return conflict to pass over the tile:
For five hundred one to betray will be titled
Narbonne and Salces we have oil for knives.
IX 35
Et Ferdinand blonde sera descorte,
Quitter la fleur, suyure le Macedon,
Au grand besoing defaillira sa routte,
Et marchera contre le Myrmiden.
And fair Ferdinand will be detached,
To abandon the flower, to follow the Macedonian:
In the great pinch his course will fail,
And he will march against the Myrmidons.
IX 36
Vn grand Roy prins entre les mains d’vn ieune
Non loin de Pasques, confusion, coup cultre,
Perpet. cattif temps! que foudre en la hune
Trois freres lors se blesseront, & murtre.
A great King taken by the hands of a young man,
Not far from Easter confusion knife thrust:
Everlasting captive times what lightning on the top,
When three brothers will wound each other and murder.
IX 37
Pont & molins en Decembre versez
En si hault lieu montera la Garonne :
Murs, edifice, Tholose renuersez,
Qu’on ne sçaura son lieu autant matronne.
Bridge and mills overturned in December,
The Garonne will rise to a very high place:
Walls, edifices, Toulouse overturned,
So that none will know his place like a matron.
IX 38
L’entrée de Blaye par Rochelle & l’Anglois,
Passera outre le grand Aemathien,
Non loing d’Agen attendra le Gaulois,
Secours Narbonne deceu par entretien.
The entry at Blaye for La Rochelle and the English,
The great Macedonian will pass beyond:
Not far from Agen will wait the Gaul,
Narbonne help beguiled through conversation.
IX 39
En Arbissel à Veront & Carcari,
De nuict conduicts par Sauone attraper,
Le vif Gascon Turby, & la Scerry,
Derrier mur vieux & neuf palais gripper.
In Albisola to Veront and Carcara,
Led by night to seize Savona:
The quick Gascon La Turbie and L’Escarène:
Behind the wall old and new palace to seize.
IX 40
Prés de Quintin dans la forest bourlis,
Dans l’Abbaye seront Flamans ranchés :
Les deux puisnais de coups my estourdis,
Suitte oppressée & garde tous achés.
Near Saint-Quintin in the forest deceived,
In the Abbey the Flemish will be cut up:
The two younger sons half-stunned by blows,
The rest crushed and the guard all cut to pieces.
IX 41
Le grand Chyren soy saisir d’Auignom,
De Rome lettres en miel plein d’amertume
Lettre ambassade partir de Chanignon,
Carpentras prins par duc noir rouge plume.
The great “Chyren” will seize Avignon,
From Rome letters in honey full of bitterness:
Letter and embassy to leave from Chanignon,
Carpentras taken by a black duke with a red feather.
IX 42
De Barcelonne, de Gennes & Venise,
De la Secille peste Monet vnis,
Contre Barbare classe prendront la vise,
Barbar poulsé bien loing iusqu’à Thunis.
From Barcelona, from Genoa and Venice,
From Sicily pestilence Monaco joined:
They will take their aim against the Barbarian fleet,
Barbarian driven ‘way back as far as Tunis.
IX 43
Proche à descendre l’armée Crucigere,
Sera guettée par les Ismaëlites,
De tous costez batus par nef Rauier,
Prompt assaillis de dix galeres eslites.
On the point of landing the Crusader army
Will be ambushed by the Ishmaelites,
Struck from all sides by the ship Impetuosity,
Rapidly attacked by ten elite galleys.
IX 44
Migrés, migrés de Genefue trestous,
Saturne d’or en fer se changera,
Le contre Raypoz exterminera tous,
Auant l’aruent le Ciel signes fera.
Leave, leave Geneva every last one of you,
Saturn will be converted from gold to iron,
Raypoz will exterminate all who oppose him,
Before the coming the sky will show signs.
IX 45
Ne ƒera ƒoul iamais de demander.
Grand MENDOSVS obtiendra ƒon empire.
Loin de la Cour fera contremander
Piedmont, Picar. Paris, Tyrren le pire.
Ne ƒera ƒaoul iamais de demander,
Grand Mendoƒus obtiendra ƒon empire :
Loin de la Gour fera contrc-mander,
Pymont, Picart, Paris, Tyrten le pire.
Ne sera soul iamais de demander,
Grand Mendosvs obtiendra son empire
Loing de la court fera contremander,
Piedmont, Picart, Paris Tyrhen le pire.
None will remain to ask,
Great Mendosus will obtain his dominion:
Far from the court he will cause to be countermanded
Piedmont, Picardy, Paris, Tuscany the worst.
IX 46
Vuydez, fuyez de Tholose les rouges
Du sacrifice faire expiation,
Le chef du mal dessous l’ombre des courges
Mort estrangler carne omination.
Be gone, flee from Toulouse ye red ones,
For the sacrifice to make expiation:
The chief cause of the evil under the shade of pumpkins:
Dead to strangle carnal prognostication.
IX 47
Les soulz signez d’indigne deliurance,
Et de la multe auront contre aduis,
Change monarque mis en perille pence,
Serrez en cage se verront vis à vis.
The undersigned to an infamous deliverance,
And having contrary advice from the multitude:
Monarch changes put in danger over thought,
Shut up in a cage they will see each other face to face.
IX 48
La grand’ cite d’Occean maritime,
Enuironnée de marets en cristal :
Dans le solstice hyemal & la prime,
Sera tentée de vent espouuental.
The great city of the maritime Ocean,
Surrounded by a crystalline swamp:
In the winter solstice and the spring,
It will be tried by frightful wind.
IX 49
Grand & Bruceles marcheront contre Anuers
Senat de Londres mettront à mort leur Roy
Le sel & vin luy seront à l’enuers,
Pour eux auoir le regne en desarroy.
Ghent and Brussels will march against Antwerp,
The Senate of London will put to death their King:
Salt and wine will overthrow him,
To have them the realm turned upside down.
IX 50
Mendosvs tost viendra à son haut regne,
Mettant arriere vn peu le Norlaris.
Le Rouge blesme, le masle à l’interregne.
Le ieune crainte & frayeur Barbaris.
Mendosus will soon come to his high realm,
Putting behind a little the Lorrainers:
The pale red one, the male in the interregnum,
The fearful youth and Barbaric terror.
IX 51
Contre les rouges sectes se banderont,
Feu, eau, fer, corde par paix se minera,
Au point mourir ceux qui machineront,
Fors vn que monde sur tout ruynera.
Against the red ones sects will conspire,
Fire, water, steel, rope through peace will weaken:
On the point of dying those who will plot,
Except one who above all the world will ruin.
IX 52
La paix s’approche d’vn coƒté & la querre :
Oncques ne fut la pourƒuite ƒi grande.
Plaindre homme femme, ƒang innocent par terre,
Et ce ƒera de France à toute bande.
La paix s’approche d’vn coƒté, & la querre,
Oncques ne fut la pourƒuite ƒi grande :
Plaindre homme, femme, ƒang innocent par terre,
Et ce ƒera de France à toute bande.
La paix s’approche d’vn costé & la querre
Oncques ne fut la poursuite si grande,
Plaindre homme, femme, sang innocent par terre
Et ce sera de France à toute bande.
Peace is nigh on one side, and war,
Never was the pursuit of it so great:
To bemoan men, women innocent blood on the land,
And this will be throughout all France.
IX 53
Le Neron ieune dans les trois cheminées
Fera de paiges vifs pour ardoir ietter,
Heureux qui loing sera de tels menées,
Trois de son sang le feront mort guetter.
The young Nero in the three chimneys
Will cause live pages to be thrown to burn:
Happy those who will be far away from such practices,
Three of his blood will have him ambushed to death.
IX 54
Arriuera au port de Corsibonne,
Prés de Rauenne qui pillera la dame,
En mer profonde legat de la Vlisbonne
Sous roc cachez rauiront septante ames.
There will arrive at Porto Corsini,
Near Ravenna, he who will plunder the lady:
In the deep sea legate from Lisbon,
Hidden under a rock they will carry off seventy souls.
IX 55
L’horrible guerre qu’en l’Occident s’appreƒte,
L’an enƒuiuant viendra la peƒtilence
Si fort horrible qne ieune, vieux ne beƒte,
Sang, feu, Mercure, Mars, Iupiter en France.
L’horrible guerre qu’en Occident s’appreƒte!
L’an enƒuiuant viendra la peƒtilence
Si fort terrible, que ieune, vieil, ne beƒte.
Sang, feu, Mercu. Mars, Iupiter en France.
L’horrible guerre qu’en Occident s’appreste!
L’an ensuiuant viendra la pestilence
Si fort terrible, que ieune, vieil, ne beste,
Sang, feu, Mercu. Mars, Iupiter en France.
The horrible war which is being prepared in the West,
The following year will come the pestilence
So very horrible that young, old, nor beast,
Blood, fire Mercury, Mars, Jupiter in France.
IX 56
Camp pres de Noudam passera Goussan ville,
Et à Maiotes laissera son enseigne,
Conuertira en instant plus de mille,
Cherchant les deux remettre en chaine & legne.

The army near Houdan will pass Goussainville,
And at Maiotes it will leave its mark:
In an instant more than a thousand will be converted,
Looking for the two to put them back in chain and firewood.
IX 57
Au lieu de Drvx vn Roy reposera,
Et cherchera loy changeant d’Anatheme,
Pendant le ciel si tresfort tonnera,
Portée neufue Roy tuera soy-mesme.
In the place of Drux a King will rest,
And will look for a law changing Anathema:
While the sky will thunder so very loudly,
New entry the King will kill himself.
IX 58
Au costé gauche à l’endroit de Vitri,
Seront guettez les trois rouges de France
Tous assoumez rouge, noir non meurdry,
Par les Bretons remis en asseurance.
On the left side at the spot of Vitry,
The three red ones of France will be awaited:
All felled red, black one not murdered,
By the Bretons restored to safety.
IX 59
A la Ferté prendra la Vidame,
Nicol tenu rouge qu’auoit produit la vie,
La grand Loyse naistra que fera clame.
Donnant Bourgongne à Bretons par enuie.
At La Ferté-Vidame he will seize,
Nicholas held red who had produced his life:
The great Louise who will act secretly one will be born,
Giving Burgundy to the Bretons through envy.
IX 60
Conflict Barbar en la Cornere noire,
Sang espandu trembler la Dalmatie,
Grand Ismaël mettra son promontoire,
Ranes trembler, secours Lusitanie.
Conflict Barbarian in the black Headdress,
Blood shed, Dalmatia to tremble:
Great Ishmael will set up his promontory,
Frogs to tremble Lusitania aid.
IX 61
La pille faite à la coste marine,
Incita noua & parens amenez,
Plusieurs de Malte par le fait de Messine,
Estroit serrez seront mal guerdonnez.
The plunder made upon the marine coast,
In Cittanova and relatives brought forward:
Several of Malta through the deed of Messina
Will be closely confined poorly rewarded.
IX 62
Au grand de Cheramonagora
Seront croisez par ranc tous attachez,
Le pertinax Oppi, & Mandragora,
Raugon d’Octobre le tiers seront laschez.
To the great one of Ceramon-agora,
The crusaders will all be attached by rank,
The long-lasting Opium and Mandrake,
The Raugon will be released on the third of October.
IX 63
Plainctes & pleurs, cris & grands hurlements
Prés de Narbon à Bayonne & en Foix
O quels horribles calamitez changemens,
Auant que Mars reuolu quelques fois.
Complaints and tears, cries and great howls,
Near Narbonne at Bayonne and in Foix:
Oh, what horrible calamities and changes,
Before Mars has made several revolutions.
IX 64
L’Aemathion passer monts Pyrenées,
En Mars Narbon ne fera resistance,
Par mer & terre fera si grand menée,
Cap. n’ayant terre seure pour demeurance.
The Macedonian to pass the Pyrenees mountains,
In March Narbonne will not offer resistance:
By land and sea he will carry on very great intrigue,
Capetian having no land safe for residence.
IX 65
Dedans le coing de Luna viendra rendre,
Où sera prins & mis en terre estrange,
Les fruicts immeurs seront à grand esclandre,
Grand vitupere, à l’vn grande loüange.
He will come to go into the corner of Luna,
Where he will be captured and put in a strange land:
The unripe fruits will be the subject of great scandal,
Great blame, to one great praise.
IX 66
Paix, vnion sera & changement,
Estats, Offices, bas hault, & hault bien bas.
Dresser voyage, le fruict premier, torment,
Guerre cesser, ciuils proces, debats.
Paix, vnion ƒera & changement
Eƒtats, offices. bas haut, & haut bien bas.
Dreƒƒer voyage. le fruit premier, torment.
Guerre ceƒƒer. ciuils procez, debats.
Paix, vnion ƒera & changement,
Eƒtats, offices bas, haut, & haut bien bas
Dreƒƒer voyage, le frui¢t premier torment,
Guerre ceƒƒer, ciuil procez, debats.
There will be peace, union and change,
Estates, offices, low high and high very low:
To prepare a trip, the first offspring torment,
War to cease, civil process, debates.
IX 67
Du hault des monts à l’entour de Dizére
Port à la roche Valent, cent assemblez
De chasteau neuf Pierre late en douzere,
Contre le Crest Romans foy assemblez.
From the height of the mountains around the Isère,
One hundred assembled at the haven in the rock Valence:
From Châteauneuf, Pierrelatte, in Donzère,
Against Crest, Romans, faith assembled.
IX 68
Du mont Aymar sera noble obscurcie,
Le mal viendra au ioinct de Saone & Rosne,
Dans bois cachez soldats iour de Lucie,
Qui ne fut onc vn si horrible throsne.
The noble of Mount Aymar will be made obscure,
The evil will come at the junction of the Saône and Rhône:
Soldiers hidden in the woods on Lucy’s day,
Never was there so horrible a throne.
IX 69
Sur le mont de Bailly & la Bresle
Seront cachez de Grenoble les fiers,
Outre Lyon, Vien, eulx si grand gresle,
Langoult en terre n’en restera vn tiers.
One the mountain of Saint-Bel and L’Arbresle
The proud one of Grenoble will be hidden:
Beyond Lyons and Vienne on them a very great hail,
Lobster on the land not a third thereof will remain.
IX 70
Harnois trenchans dans les flambeaux cachez
Dedans Lyon le iour du Sacrement,
Ceux de Vienne seront trestous hachez
Par les Cantons Latins. Masconneront.
Harnois trenchans dans les flambeaux cachez
Dedans Lyon, le iour du Sacrement,
Cieux de Vienne ƒeront treƒtouz hachez,
Par les cantons Latins Maƒconnement.
Harnois tranchans dans les flambeaux cachez
Dedans Lyon le iour du Sacrement.
Ceux de Vienne ƒeront treƒtous hachez
Par les Cantons Latins. Maƒcon ne ment.
Sharp weapons hidden in the torches.
In Lyons, the day of the Sacrament,
Those of Vienne will all be cut to pieces,
By the Latin Cantons Mâcon does not lie.
IX 71
Aux liex sacrez animaux veu à trixe,
Auec celuy qui n’osera le iour,
A Carcassonne pour disgrace propice,
Sera posé pour plus ample seiour.
At the holy places animals seen with hair,
With him who will not dare the day:
At Carcassonne propitious for disgrace,
He will be set for a more ample stay.
IX 72
Encor seront les saincts temples pollus,
Et expillez par Senat Tholosain,
Saturne deux trois siecles reuollus,
Dans Auril, May, gens de nouueau leuain.
Again will the holy temples be polluted,
And plundered by the Senate of Toulouse:
Saturn two three cycles completed,
In April, May, people of new leaven.
IX 73
Dans Fois entrez Roy ceiulee Turban,
Et regnera moins euolu Saturne,
Roy Turban blanc Bizance cœur ban,
Sol, Mars, Mercure prés la hurne.
The Blue Turban King entered into Foix,
And he will reign less than an evolution of Saturn:
The White Turban King Byzantium heart banished,
Sun, Mars and Mercury near Aquarius.
IX 74
Dans la cité de Fert sod homicide,
Fait & fait multe beuf arant ne macter,
Retour encores aux honneurs d’Artemide,
Et à Vulcan corps morts sepulturer.
In the city of Fertsod homicide,
Deed, and deed many oxen plowing no sacrifice:
Return again to the honors of Artemis,
And to Vulcan bodies dead ones to bury.
IX 75
De l’Ambraxie & du pays de Thrace,
Peuple par mer mal & secours Gaulois,
Perpetuelle en Prouence la trace,
Auec vestiges de leur coustume & loix.
From Ambracia and the country of Thrace
People by sea, evil and help from the Gauls:
In Provence the perpetual trace,
With vestiges of their custom and laws.
IX 76
Auec le noir Rapax & sanguinaire,
Yssu du peaultre de l’inhumain Neron,
Emmy deux fleuues main gauche militaire,
Sera murtry par Ioyne chaulueron.
With the rapacious and blood-thirsty king,
Issued from the pallet of the inhuman Nero:
Between two rivers military hand left,
He will be murdered by Young Baldy.
IX 77
Le regne prins le Roy conutera,
La dame prinse à mort iurez à sort,
La vie à Royne fils on desniera,
Et la pellix au fort de la consort.
The realm taken the King will conspire,
The lady taken to death ones sworn by lot:
They will refuse life to the Queen and son,
And the mistress at the fort of the wife.
IX 78
La dame Grecque de beauté laydique,
Heureuse faicte de proces innumerable,
Hors translatée au regne Hispanique,
Captiue prinse mourir mort miserable.
The Greek lady of ugly beauty,
Made happy by countless suitors:
Transferred out to the Spanish realm,
Taken captive to die a miserable death.
IX 79
Le chef de classe, par fraude stratageme,
Fera timides sortir de leurs galleres,
Sortis meurtris chef renieux de cresme,
Puis par l’embusche luy rendront le saleres.
The chief of the fleet through deceit and trickery
Will make the timid ones come out of their galleys:
Come out, murdered, the chief renouncer of chrism,
Then through ambush they will pay him his wages.
IX 80
Le Duc voudra les siens exterminer,
Enuoyera les plus forts lieux estranges,
Par tyrannie Bize & Luc ruyner,
Puis les Barbares sans vin feront vendanges.
The Duke will want to exterminate his followers,
He will send the strongest ones to strange places:
Through tyranny to ruin Pisa and Lucca,
Then the Barbarians will gather the grapes without vine.
IX 81
Le Roy rusé entendra ses embusches
De trois quartiers ennemis assaillir,
Vn nombre estrange larmes de coqueluches
Viendra Lemprin du traducteur faillir.
The crafty King will understand his snares,
Enemies to assail from three sides:
A strange number tears from hoods,
The grandeur of the translator will come to fail.
IX 82
Par le deluge & pestilence forte
LA cité grande de long temps assiegée,
La sentinelle & garde de main morte,
Subite prinse, mains de nul oultragée.
By the flood and fierce pestilence,
The great city for long besieged:
The sentry and guard dead by hand,
Sudden capture but none wronged.
IX 83
Sol vingt de Taurus si fort terre trembler,
Le grand theatre remply ruinera,
L’air, ciel & terre obscurcir & troubler,
Lors l’infidele Dieu & saincts voguera.
Sun twentieth of Taurus the earth will tremble very mightily,
It will ruin the great theater filled:
To darken and trouble air, sky and land,
Then the infidel will call upon God and saints.
IX 84
Roy exposé parfaira l’hecatombe,
Apres auoir trouué son origine,
Torrent ouurir de marbre & plomb la tombe
D’vn grand Romain d’enseigne Medusine.
The King exposed will complete the slaughter,
After having discovered his origin:
Torrent to open the tomb of marble and lead,
Of a great Roman with Medusine device.
IX 85
Passer Guienne, Languedoc & le Rosne,
D’Agen tenans de Marmande & la Roole,
D’ouurir par foy parroy, Phocen tiendra son trosne,
Conflict aupres sainct Pol de Manseole.
To pass Guienne, Languedoc and the Rhône,
From Agen holding Marmande and La Réole:
To open through faith the wall, Marseilles will hold its throne,
Conflict near Saint-Paul-de-Mausole.
IX 86
Du bourg Lareyne paruiêdrot droit à Chartes
Et feront prés du pont Anthoni pause.
Sept pour la paix cauteleux comme Martres
Feront entrée d’armée à Paris clause.
From Bourg-la-Reine they will come straight to Chartres,
And near Pont d’Antony they will pause:
Seven crafty as Martens for peace,
Paris closed by an army they will enter.
IX 87
Par la forest de Touphon essartée,
Par hermitage sera posé le temple,
De Duc d’Estempes par sa ruse inuentée,
Du mont Lehori prelat donra exemple.
In the forest cleared of the Tuft,
By the hermitage will be placed the temple:
The Duke of Étampes through the ruse he invented
Will teach a lesson to the prelate of Montlhéry.
IX 88
Calais, Arras secours à Theroanne,
Paix & semblant simulera l’escoute,
Soul de d’Alobrox descendre par Roane
Destornay peuple qui defera la routte.
Calais, Arras, help to Thérouanne,
Peace and semblance the spy will simulate:
The soldiery of Savoy to descend by Roanne,
People who would end the rout deterred.
IX 89
Sept ans sera Philip, fortune prespere,
Rabaissera des Barbares l’effort.
Puis son mydi perplex, rebours affaire,
Ieune ogmion abysmera son fort.
Sept ans aura PHILIP fortune preƒpere.
Rabaiƒƒera des Barbares l’effort.
Puis ƒon midy perplex, rebours affaire.
Ieune Ogmion abyƒmera ƒon fort.
Sept ans ƒera Philipp. fortune preƒpere,
Rabaiƒƒera des Arabes l’effort,
Puis ƒon midy perplex, rebours affaire,
Ieuƒne oignion abiƒmera ƒon fort.
For seven years fortune will favor Philip,
He will beat down again the exertions of the Arabs:
Then at his noon perplexing contrary affair,
Young Ogmios will destroy his stronghold.
IX 90
Vn grand Capitaine de la grand Germanie
Se viendra rendre par simulé secours
A Roy des Roys ayde de Pannonie,
Que sa reuolte fera de sang grand cours.
A captain of Great Germany
Will come to deliver through false help
To the King of Kings the support of Pannonia,
So that his revolt will cause a great flow of blood.
IX 91
L’horrible peste Perynte & Nicopolle,
Le Chersonnez tiendra & Marceloyne,
La Thessalie vastera l’amphipolle,
Mal incogneu, & le refus d’Anthoine.
The horrible plague Perinthus and Nicopolis,
The Peninsula and Macedonia will it fall upon:
It will devastate Thessaly and Amphipolis,
An unknown evil, and from Anthony refusal.
IX 92
Le Roy voudra dans cité neufue entrer
Par ennemis expugner l’on viendra
Captif libere faulx dire & perpetrer,
Roy dehors estre, loin d’ennemis tiendra.
The King will want to enter the new city,
Through its enemies they will come to subdue it:
Captive free falsely to speak and act,
King to be outside, he will keep far from the enemy.
IX 93
Les ennemis du fort bien esloignez,
Par chariots conduict le bastion,
Par sur les murs de Bourges esgrongnez
Quand Hercules battra l’Haemathion.
The enemies very far from the fort,
The bastion brought by wagons:
Above the walls of Bourges crumbled,
When Hercules the Macedonian will strike.
IX 94
Foibles galeres seront vnis ensemble,
Ennemis faux le plus fort en rempart :
Faible assaillies Vratislaue tremble,
Lubecq & Mysne tiendront barbare part.
Weak galleys will be joined together,
False enemies the strongest on the rampart:
Weak ones assailed Bratislava trembles,
Lübeck and Meissen will take the barbarian side.
IX 95
Le nouueau faict conduira l’exercite,
Proche apamé iusqu’aupres du riuage,
Tendant secours de Millanoile eslite,
Duc yeux priue à Milanfer de cage.
The newly made one will lead the army,
Almost cut off up to near the bank:
Help from the Milanais elite straining,
The Duke deprived of his eyes in Milan in an iron cage.
IX 96
Dans cité entrer exercit desniée,
Duc entrera par persuasion,
Aux foibles portes clam armée amenée,
Mettront feu, mort, de sang effusion.
The army denied entry to the city,
The Duke will enter through persuasion:
The army led secretly to the weak gates,
They will put it to fire and sword, effusion of blood.
IX 97
De mer copies en trois parts diuisées,
A la seconde les viures failleront,
Desesperez cherchant champs Helisées,
Premiers en breches entrez victoire auront.
The forces of the sea divided into three parts,
The second one will run out of supplies,
In despair looking for the Elysian Fields,
The first ones to enter the breach will obtain the victory.
IX 98
Les affligez par faute d’vn seul taint,
Contremenant à partie opposite,
Aux Lygonnois mandera aue contraint
Seront de rendre le grand chef de Molite.
Those afflicted through the fault of a single one stained,
The transgressor in the opposite party:
He will send word to those of Lyons that compelled
They be to deliver the great chief of Molite.
IX 99
Vent Aquilon fera partir le siege,
Par murs ietter cendres, chaulx, & poussiere :
Par pluye apres qui leur fera bien piege,
Dernier secours encontre leur frontiere.
The “Aquilon” Wind will cause the siege to be raised,
Over the walls to throw ashes, lime and dust:
Through rain afterwards, which will do them much worse,
Last help against their frontier.

IX 100
Naualle pugne nuict sera superée,
Le feu, aux naues à l’Occident ruine :
Rubriche neufue, la grand nef colorée,
Ire à vaincu, & victoire en bruine.
Naval battle night will be overcome,
Fire in the ships to the West ruin:
New trick, the great ship colored,
Anger to the vanquished, and victory in a drizzle.

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