Jacques Coeur (Coeur)( Extremely rich and powerful French merchant, and diplomats dealing with astrology and actively used it in his life.)
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Biography Jacques Coeur (Coeur)
(ca. 1395, Bourges, France - 25.11.1456, <Chios, Aegean Sea>)
Advisor to King Charles VII. The son of a furrier, K. able to make a fantastic career with the successful occupation of trade and banking. Ok. 1440 g. Charles VII appointed him administrator of the royal finances and banker in his court, and shortly thereafter to. became a member of the King. Loans given to. King, allowed to finance the war with Britain for the return of Normandy (1450), but in 1451, Mr.. enemies to. fabricated a case of embezzlement of public money, and K. arrested. After escaping from prison, he found refuge in Florence and then in Rome. He died in the service of Pope Calixtus III.
Amazing career K., his eminence "from rags to riches, then a successful escape from prison hardships gave rise to envious blame. in studies magic. In some ways they were right, because K., appears to be seriously studied alchemy and astrology, and his life demonstrated how one can achieve with the help of science of the stars is truly magical results.
1. Coeur. / / The New Encyclopaedia Britannica.
2. Dictionnaire de l'astrologie. / Comp. Jean-Louis Brau.