Geomancy Interpretation - Caput Draconis

  • English Name: The Dragon's Head.
  • Planet: Caput Draconis.
  • Zodiac Sign: Virgo.
  • Portent: Very good.
  • Time: Years.
  • Time Of Day: Nocturnal.
  • Element: Fire.
  • Gender: Masculine.
  • Humor: Melancholy.
  • Stability: Fixed.
  • Direction: Entering.

Caput Draconis in the first House augmenteth life and fortune.

In the second House he increaseth riches and substance; saveth and concealeth a theef; and signifies treasure to be hid.

In the third House Caput Draconis giveth many brethren; causeth journeys, kinsmen, and good faith and credit.

In the fourth House he giveth wealthy inheritances; causeth the Father to attain to old age.

In the fifth House Caput Draconis giveth many children; signifies women with child to bring forth women-children; and oftentimes to have twins; it sheweth great honours and fame; and signifies new and rumours to be true.

Caput Draconis in the sixth House increaseth sicknesses and diseases; signifieth the Physitian to be learned; and giveth very many servants and chattel.

In the seventh House he signifieth a man shall have many wives; multiplies and stirreth up many adversaries and suits.

In the eight House he sheweth the death to be certain, increaseth Legacies and inheritances, and giveth a good portion with a wife.

In the ninth House Caput Draconis signifies many journeys, many Sciences, and good Religion; and sheweth that those that are absent shall soon return.

In the tenth House he signifies glorious Princes, great and magnificent Judges, great Offices, and gainful Magistracy.

In the eleventh House he causeth many friends, and to be beloved of all men.

In the twelfth House Caput Draconis signifieth men to have many enemies, and many women; detaineth the imprisoner, and evilly punisheth them.


Translated into English by Robert Turner 1655.