King of Swords Tarot Card Meaning and Art Visconti B Tarot Deck Fragment
About the Deck
Visconti B Tarot Deck Fragment
(aka Pierpont Morgan Bergamo Tarot Deck) One of the earliest Tarot Decks, the Pierpont Morgan Deck is entirely gilded, with fine paintings upon it.
It is estimated to have been produced around 1451 or 1452, possibly for a triumphal event in 1453.
Italy, c. 1452.
swords-14, king-of-swords, king, swords
According to Many Schools of Thought
Papus's Divinatory Meanings
Dark bad man. A soldier, an enemy, or one to be mistrusted.
A. E. Waite's Secondary Meanings
A lawyer, senator, doctor.
A bad man; also a caution to put an end to a ruinous lawsuit.
Mme. Le Normand's Divinatory Meanings
Great happiness. A journey. A voyage on business. A happy life.
S. L. MacGregor Mathers's Divinatory Meanings
A Lawyer, a Man of Law, Power, Command, Superiority, Authority
A Wicked Man, Chagrin, Worry, Grief, Fear, Disturbance.
P.R.S. Foli's Divinatory Meanings
A widower, an unscrupulous lawyer, impossible as a friend and dangerous as an enemy
the desire to work evil without the power.
Mme. Le Marchand's Divinatory Meanings
you will be drawn into difficulty on account of politics; but you will be so fortunate as to save the life of a person high in station, who will advance you, and you will become prosperous and renowned.