Nostradamus C5 Q60: Bernardin de Baux as an early patron of Nostradamus.
Copyright: Allan Webber, December 2015
n the Alpilles a few kilometres from St Remy, Provence where
Nostradamus was born there is today the restored ruins of a hill fort called Les
At the time of Nostradamus' early years the castle and town were still
intact and the Baron of Baux was the corsair named
This man held extensive properties in
and it was his garden in which at a later date (1533)
Medici and Henry II were married. Catherine and Henri were only fourteen at
the time but over the next twenty years she had a fascination for Nostradamus'
prophecies about her family.
And throughout this period the Medici family was
one of the most powerful in the world with its major banking base in Tuscany, a
land which in ancient time had been called
ur et rai).
It is anagrams such as those in
the foregoing introduction that classify this verse as one about people in
Nostradamus' life and particularly those who were his patrons and associates.
Anagrams that help in giving meaning to this verse include:
1. Bernardin envied assertive Milanese; Marseille repair
part allies erase
2. Seaports enographe separates cause genarch
accuse Pauls gene 3. Etruria diaries rarefied frigateer readings truer
fewer 4. Aqua agents featu'es set out textures enhancer
Original Verse in English and French (Benoit Ed.)
By the shaven head a very bad choice is made
Overburdened he will not pass the gate He will speak with such
great fury and rage, That to fire and blood he consigns the
Par teſte raſe viendra bien mal eſlire Plus que ſa charge ne
porte paſſera Si grand fureur et raige fera dire Qu'a feu et
ſang tout ſexe trenchera.
Adjacent Anagrams plus Anagrams of highest
merit. Selection Order based on letter
rarity, word and sequence length plus line completion