Podcast / In conversation with Catherine Blackledge

Steve Nobel interviews Catherine Blackledge, author of The Man Who Saw The Future. Follow Watkins Media on SoundCloud and listen to the latest interviews and talks.


Dr Catherine Blackledge PhD is a writer whose career and interests span the worlds of science and the occult. She has been a student of astrology for over a decade. She is the author of The Man Who Saw the Future, which is a biography of William Lilly.

This book is a spellbinding tale of prophecy, power and politics, this book tells the fascinating story of the 17th-century astrologer who changed the course of the English Civil War. In this book Catherine brings the story of William Lilly to life and makes it accessible to a mass modern audience.

On this Podcast:

What made William Lilly the most famous astrologer of his time.
William Lilly’s predictions, including the death of Charles I, the Plague and the Great Fire of London.
Techniques he used to predict the future.
William Lilly and the civil war.
William Lilly’s detention in prison.