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Pedro de Valdivia - 15 October 1550, Biubiu River, Chile - The Lady from the Comet

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028907

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A description of the experience

As quoted in Wonders In The Sky - Unexplained Aerial Objects From Antiquity To Modern Times - and Their Impact on Human Culture, History, and Beliefs - Jacques Vallee and Chris Aubeck

Pedro de Valdivia (1500-1554), a conquistador who went to America to seek fame and fortune, fought for Francisco Pizarro in the Battle of Salinas, and later headed the conquest of Chile in 1540, founding Santiago del Nuevo Extremo (nowadays Santiago) the following year, Concepcion in 1550 and the city of Valdivia in 1552, before his death at the hands of the Araucan Indians.

Valdivia left very few written documents, but one of these, an "instruction" addressed to his representatives at the Court, dated October 15th 1550, mentions two mysterious figures that appeared to the Mapuche Indians shortly before an attack. The beings, a beautiful woman and an old man on a horse, both dressed in white, had come to warn the Indians that they would perish if they tried to retaliate. When the first visitor, the woman, had disappeared, the devil himself intervened to reiterate the message!

Valdivia made two reports, one of which, the most complete of the two, he sent to the king Charles V on the same day. This is what the conquistador wrote:

"....... according to the native Indians, the day they came upon this fort of ours, at the same time as those that rode on horseback assaulted them, there fell in the middle of the squadrons an old man on a white horse, and he told them:   "'Flee all of you, these Christians will slaughter you,' and their fright was so great that they began to flee.

They [the Indians] told more: that three days before this, [when the Indians were] passing the Biubiu river to overcome us, a comet fell among them, on Saturday at midday, which was seen by many Christians at our fort as it traveled with greater brightness than other comets, and from which, once fallen, a beautiful woman came out, also dressed in white, who told them: 'Serve the Christians, don't go against them because they ..... will kill you all.'

And when she went, ... their [UFO] chief..... told them to gather a large multitude of people, and that he would come with them, because, on seeing so many of us together, we would drop dead with fear; and thus they proceeded with their journey."

 

The source of the experience

Valdivia, Pedro de

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