John Dee’s Horoscope Spread
On This Day
John Dee practiced divination openly, holding séances, raising spirits, and using a famous magic mirror for scrying. This polished black stone can be seen at the British Museum in London.
John Dee was born on this day in 1527. Court astrologer and friend to Queen Elizabeth I, he was a mathematician, astronomer, and occultist.
Summation of Spread
Each tarot card is assigned an astrological correspondence. Tarot and Astrology, a book by Corrine Kenner, contains excellent detailed information linking the cards and the stars.
This spread is inspired by the queen’s legendary astrologer. Use John Dee’s Horoscope Spread for a large question affecting every area of life. Each card corresponds with an astrological house found in an astral chart.
Cast Your Cards
Cast in the shape Babylonians first used for the twelve astrological houses.
1. Aries: Physical appearance, traits, ego, beginnings.
2. Taurus: The material world, money, possessions.
3. Gemini: Childhood environment, communication, achievements.
4. Cancer: Ancestry, heritage, roots.
5. Leo: Recreation, love, sex.
6. Virgo: Skills, health, well-being.
7. Libra: Marriage, partners, diplomacy.
8. Scorpio: Death, rebirth, sexual relationships, transformation.
9. Sagittarius: Journeys, culture, knowledge, religion.
10. Capricorn: Ambition, career, status.
11. Aquarius: Friends, fortunes, hopes.
12. Pisces: Mysticism,secrets, the unconscious.
13. Final word.