Geomancy Interpretation - Puer

  • English Name: Boy.
  • Planet: Mars (direct).
  • Zodiac Sign: Libra.
  • Portent: Very bad.
  • Time: Months.
  • Time Of Day: Diurnal.
  • Element: Air.
  • Gender: Masculine.
  • Humor: Sanguine.
  • Stability: Mobile.
  • Direction: Exiting.

Puer in the first House giveth an indifferent long life, but laborious; raiseth men to great fame through military dignity; signifies a person of a strong body, ruddy complexion, a fair countenance, and black hair.

In the second House Puer increaseth substance, obtained by other mens goods, by plunderings, rapines, confiscations, military Laws, and such like; he concealeth both the theef and the thing stolen, but discovereth no treasure.

In the third House Puer raiseth a man to honour above his brethren, and to be feared of them; signifies journies to be dangerous, and denoteth persons of good credit.

In the fourth House Puer signifies dubious inheritances and possessions, and signifies a Father to attain to his substance and estate through violence.

In the fifth House Puer sheweth good children, and such as shall attain to honors and dignities; he signifies a woman to have a male-child, and sheweth honors to be acquired by military discipline, and great and full fame.

In the sixth House Puer causeth violent diseases and infirmities, as wounds, falls, contusions, bruises, but easily delivereth the sick, and sheweth the Physitian and Chirurgion to be good; denoteth servants and animals to be good, strong and profitable.

In the seventh House Puer causeth a wife to be a virago, of a stout Spirit, of good fidelity, and one that loveth to bear the Rule and Government of a house; maketh cruel strifes and contentions, and such adversaries, as shall scarcely be restrained by Justice.

In the eighth House Puer sheweth him that is supposed to be dead to live, signifieth the kinde of death not to be painful, or laborious, but to proceed from some hot humour, or by iron, or the sword, or from some other cause of the like kinde; sheweth a man to have no legacies or other inheritance.

In the ninth House Puer sheweth journeys not to be undergone without peril and danger of life, yet nevertheless declareth them to be accomplished prosperously and safely; sheweth persons of little Religion, and using little conscience, notwithstanding giveth the knowledge of natural philosophy and physick, and many other liberal and excellent Arts.

Puer in the tenth House signifies Princes to be powerful, glorious, and famous in warlike atchievements, but they shall be unconstant and unchangeable, by reason of the mutable and various success of victory. Puer in this House causeth Judges to [be] cruel and unmerciful; increaseth offices in warlike affairs; signifies Magistracy to be exercised by fire and sword; hurteth a Mother, and endangereth her life.

In the eleventh House Puer sheweth Noble friends, and Noble men, and such as shall much frequent the Courts of Princes, and follow after warfare; and causeth many to adhere to cruel men: nevertheless he causeth much esteem with Princes; but their favour is to be suspected.

Puer in the twelfth House causeth Enemies to be cruel and pernicious; those that are in Prison shall escape, and maketh them to eschew many dangers.


Translated into English by Robert Turner 1655.