Cattan’s Geomancy Court geomancy by Nick Farrell - November 24, 2021November 24, 20210 The 16th-century French soldier Christopher Cattan is hugely important when looking at Geomancy. His book The Geomancie codified the astrological meaning of Geomancy for hundreds of years. But, unfortunately, his book has been largely ignored by many modern geomancers who are more influenced by shortened forms developed by Crowley, Regardie and Franz Hartman. After finishing Star and Stone, which develops Geomancy into a modern framework (including looking at Cattan), I noticed Cattan's interpretation of the Left and Right Witness and Judge (the court) were different from modern geomancers. If followed, this would give different results to a reading. Cattan was not interested in chart perfection (or rotating the chart) and considered that the court was vital to getting a "yes" or "no"