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Queen of Swords Art and Meaning Ercole I d'Este Tarot Deck Fragment Deck

Designation

Queen of Swords

About the Deck

Ercole I d'Este Tarot Deck Fragment

One of the earliest extant Tarot Decks, this deck features heraldic emblems of Ercole I d'Este and his wife, Leonora of Aragon.

Provenance

Italy, c. 1473

Tags

este-eagle, swords-13, queen-of-swords, queen, swords

According to Many Schools of Thought

Papus's Divinatory Meanings

A dark wicked woman. A gossip. A calumniator. Jealous.

A. E. Waite's Secondary Meanings

Upright

A widow.

Reversed

A bad woman, with ill-will towards the Querent.

Mme. Le Normand's Divinatory Meanings

Happiness throughout life in every way.

S. L. MacGregor Mathers's Divinatory Meanings

Upright

Widowhood, Loss, Privation, Absence, Separation

Reversed

A Bad Woman, ill-tempered and bigoted, Riches and Discord, Abundance together with Worry, Joy with Grief.

P.R.S. Foli's Divinatory Meanings

Upright

Widow, a very dark woman

Reversed

an intriguing, spiteful woman.

Mme. Le Marchand's Divinatory Meanings

if you choose the number you dream of, you will win the highest prize; but you must venture but once, or fortune will forsake you forever.

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