Francis Moore (Moore)( English astrologer, physician and publisher of almanacs)
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Biography Francis Moore (Moore)
(29.01.1657, Bridzhnort, Shropshire - 1714/1715, Southwark)
. Some time was an assistant Partridge, then received a licensed physician and in 1698, Mr.. in London, opened a private practice under the guise of "Dr.Lilly Head", combining the activities of a doctor, astrologer and teacher. In 1699, Mr.. advertising remarkable pills homemade M. published anthology "Kalendarium Ecclesiasticum ... a new Two-fold kalendar ", which were and astrological predictions on weather. July 6, 1700, Mr.. M. finished the first issue of the annual anthology "Vox stellarium", in which "Astrological observation played an important role. This anthology has become the most popular book on astrology in the XVIII century. - Beginning of XIX century. and caused a lot of imitations. M. let it for 15 years. He died between July 1714. and July 1715, but continued to publish almanac and further (Tycho Wing, Henry Andrews, and others), and its success continued unabated and even increased. Thus, in 1770, Mr.. edition of "Vox stellarium" was over 100 thousand. ind., and in 1839, Mr.. it reached 560 tys.ekz. Even at the end of XIX century. he continued to successfully withstand competition from newer anthologies Raphael Zadkielya etc.. For example, in 1897, Mr.. sold over a million copies of the almanac M. projections for 1898. Almanac M. published and to this day under the name "Old Moore's Almanac".
1. Goodwin G. Moore, Francis. / / Dictionary of National Biography.
2. National Union Catalog.
3. Howe E. Astrology and Psychological Warfare During World War II.