#51 Duc d’Amale, Henri Eugene Philippe Louis d’Orleans


The duc d’Aumale – Henri Eugène Philippe Louis d’Orléans was born 16 janvier 1822 in Paris France.  When he was eight he inherited the Domaine de Chantilly in 1830, from his godfather  Louis-Henri-Joseph de Bourbon, the last Prince of Conde, thus becoming one of the most significant landowners in France. But after the Revolution of 1848 and the monarchy was abolished, the Duke and his … Continue reading #51 Duc d’Amale, Henri Eugene Philippe Louis d’Orleans

#35 First Baron of Amulree, Wm. Warrender MacKenzie


William Warrender Mackenzie, 1st Baron Amulree, GBE, PC, KC — Knight Commander — (19 August 1860 – 5 May 1942) was born in Scone, Scotland, a town outside of Perth..   He was the fourth son of Robert MacKenzie and his wife the former Jean Menzies.  The Baron was also known as Sir William Mackenzie between 1918 and 1929. His alma mater was the University of … Continue reading #35 First Baron of Amulree, Wm. Warrender MacKenzie

Another Mars Bucket — Kate Spade


Like Sigmund Freud that we just highlighted, the late Kate Spade also has a Martial handle to her larger bucket.  Hers falls on the seventh house cusp highlighting how her partnership with her husband Andrew Spade, really brought her inspiration and drove her workaholic self into high gear.  It is partile to her mid-heaven so setbacks there, like the Frances Valentine line, would be detrimental … Continue reading Another Mars Bucket — Kate Spade

#347 Sigmund Freud & the Piano Keys


We mentioned previously that Elbert Hubbard was the first horoscope in How to Learn Astrology with a full complement of astrological symbology.  Sigmund Freud is part of the earlier lessons where Marc Jones uses his “piano key” to highlight what the student should focus on.  In a B&W publishing word, the piano keys were a great invention and keeps the eye focused on the points … Continue reading #347 Sigmund Freud & the Piano Keys

#125 Dame Lilian Braithwaite


Biograph: She was born Florence Lilian Braithwaite, the daughter of an Anglican minister and dean of Croydon,  but was professionally known as Lilian (one L) on March 9, 1872, Ramsgate, England.  She was married once to fellow Shakespearian Gerald Lawrence with whom she had her only daughter Joyce Carey, on March 30, 1898.  Her marriage to Lawrence was dissolved in 1905.  One day, Braithwaite  ran … Continue reading #125 Dame Lilian Braithwaite

Olympic Ralph Lauren


Ralph Lauren is a on a roll.  Last year he designed the first lady’s dress for the inauguration.  This year he created the USA Olympic Team’s couture (our header image is an illustration). Born Ralph Lifshitz in the Bronx, New York on October 14, 1939, he grew up there on Moshulu Parkway, itself a creation of New York civic planner-architect Robert Moses. The area was … Continue reading Olympic Ralph Lauren

Teriyaki Style: Murderess Sada Abe


Sada Abe was  a prostitute working as a maid in a Tokyo hotel in the Hirohito area, pre-War WWII Japan, 1936.  She strangled her lover, Kichizo Ichida, who was also her employer, during mad passion after he told her that he no longer wanted her sexual advances.  She then cut off his penis with a carving knife &  carried his souvenir for several days, until … Continue reading Teriyaki Style: Murderess Sada Abe

Rectifying General Michael Flynn


General Michael Thomas Flynn has been in the news a lot lately.  There is no birth data anywhere for him other than place, Barrington Rhode Island and month December and year, 1958 —  so we chose one and rectified from there.  Read ahead for is our very speculative chart for him. We propose that General Flynn was born December 7, 1958 in Barrington, Rhode Island … Continue reading Rectifying General Michael Flynn