Pierre Boaistuau - 15 May 1544, Nay, Beam, France - An object shaped like a fiery sword
Type of Spiritual Experience
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
An object shaped like a fiery sword (variously described as "three fireballs") hovered above the town, then fell and crushed a house with a frightening noise.
Source: Pierre Boaistuau, Histoires Prodigieuses (1560), vol. II, 148.