Mother Shipton was born in 1488 in a riverside cave at Knaresborough, England. She is said to have predicted important historical events many years ahead of their time - the Great Fire of London in 1666, the defeat of the Spanish Armada in 1588, and the advent of modern technology - but it is generally accepted now that most of her prophecies were composed by others after the events they predicted.
Mother Shipton was a legendary witch and prophet of Yorkshire, England. Discusses the development of her legend and the impact of one of her prophecies that was believed by some people in Britain.
Features park tourist information, historical background on the prophetess, and photographs. Located in Knaresborough, North Yorkshire, United Kingdom.
Contains a brief profile and writings. from Nexus Magazine.
A brief look at her and her prophecies.
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