lived in the reign of Henry VIII., and was famous for her
prophecies, in which she foretold the death of Wolsey, Lord Percy,
etc., and many wonderful events of future times. All her “prophecies” are still extant.
Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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