RESOLVING THE MYSTERY OF THE ORIGINS AND PURPOSE OF THE FRATERNITY OF THE ROSE CROSS
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The encyclopedias and thousands of other sources will tell you that a philosophy known as Rosicrucianism arose in Germany in the early 17th century. Not true. As we shall see, the Fraternity of the Rose Cross was founded in London in 1585 by a small group of great scholars. A German Rose Cross never existed; that was merely a myth created by an English Rosicrucian who knew how to write in German.
The results for the most recent investigations into the Shakespeare Authorship Question can be in the article Merlin, Nostradamus, and Resolving the Mystery of Shakespearean Authorship, placed on the Home Page of this website. The articles listed below represent earlier research and first impressions, and in cases of apparent conflict in findings, preference should be given to the Home Page.
From Michel Nostradamus to William Shakespeare
Introduces the Shakespeare authorship question and suggests a link between the French prophet and the English playwright.
Pedro Sarmiento de Gamboa and the Fraternity of the Rose Cross
Identifies the historian Pedro Sarmiento de Gamboa as a founding member of the Rosicrucian secret society and as author of the prose introductions to Nostradamus.
Giordano Bruno and the Fraternity of the Rose Cross
Identifies the philosopher Giordano Bruno as a founding member of the Rosicrucian secret society and as translation consultant for the ancient prophecies.
Giovanni Florio and the Fraternity of the Rose Cross
Identifies the linguist John Florio as a founding member of the Rosicrucian secret society and as the true author of the Shakespearean plays.
Fama Fraternitatis and the Fraternity of the Rose Cross
Explains important mysteries of the Rosicrucian manifesto and how the Rose Cross derived its name from two Nostradamus prophecies.
Nova Atlantis and the Fraternity of the Rose Cross
Identifies the cabalist Isaac Luria as a founding member of the Rosicrucian secret society and summarizes their objectives.
The Rosicrucian Discovery of Australia
Speculates on Rosicrucian efforts to establish a utopia in Australia in the late 16th century.
On Nostradamus and the Herball Depiction of Shakesopeare
A PDF file that illustrates Rosicrucian cryptography.
The Story of Giovanni and Giovanna
Another PDF file illustrating Rosicrucian cryptography.
Other sites by Morten St. George:
Nostradamus et la Rose-Croix. Historical, cabalistic, cryptographic, and bibliographic information on the famous prophecies. In French with translation options (click here).