Madeleine McCann Abduction

madeleine-mccann-abductionIn May 2007 four year old Madeleine McCann disappeared from her Portugal hotel apartment while her parents dined in a nearby restaurant. Kate and Gerry McCann were part of a group of professional parents who regularly holidayed together and who all left their small children alone at night in this manner, checking on them regularly. The whole case was suspicious and strange right from the start. Four years on this crime remains unsolved. Madeleine’s parents insisted immediately that she had been abducted by a pedophile. Other astrologers have looked at this, seen Ceres’s involvement and assumed this to be true. But it’s not that simple as you will see.

It all really boils down to the word of two British doctors against the “incompetent” Portuguese police and a couple of cadaver dogs. Gonçalo Amaral headed the investigation, he concluded Madeleine died in the apartment, his book was banned in Britain because the McCanns have deemed it libellous, but you can read the ebook here online [1]. Now approaching the anniversary of Madeleine’s disappearance, the McCanns are about to release a book of their own.

Let’s first have a look at the chart for the supposed “Abduction”. This is the approximate time of when a guy carrying a child in pajamas was witnessed by one of the “Tapas Seven” (as the McCanns dining partners came to be known). I don’t really believe this sighting, but the chart could be revealing. What I find amazing is we don’t even have a time for when Madeleine was last seen alive from anyone other than her parents and one member of the “Tapas Seven”.

The Disappearance

The chart itself below shows a great big fat grand trine containing Ceres and Saturn (Mother and Father), a reoccurring theme as we shall see. Ceres and Saturn also share the symbol of the scythe. Jupiter on the fixed star SABIK in constellation Ophiuchus completes this grand trine “unseen dangers, enmity and slander. Pliny said that it occasioned much mortality by poisoning. This constellation has also been called Aesculapius and held to rule medicines.” [2] Very interesting these being doctors and there were rumours of the kids being sedated since they slept SO well.

What I find chilling is the quincunx/opposition triangle pointing to Venus in the Eighth house of death which I see as Madeleine. Venus is on AL HECKA in the horns of the bull. I don’t like this at all. It gives violence, male violence and danger of accidents.“[3] We have a Hades Moon, (01’) searing into her. A Hades Moon is a phrase coined by Judy Hall, she writes,“A Hades Moon is when Pluto is aspecting the Moon, a Scorpio Moon, or a Moon in the 8th house. Although the positive of a Hades Moon includes the empowering and cathartic mother, often the archetype is darker, more destructive, the dominating family matriarch who can devour one’s sense of self…. Pluto, Scorpio and the 8th house also have to do with abandonment, rejection and betrayal. “[8]

That Hades Moon is conjunct TOLIMAN in the Centaur “secret bad habits, excessive drinking” [4] This is particularly bad for women, relationships are “spoiled” according to Elsbeth Ebertin. Once more we have to wonder about the sedatives, for this Chironic constellation “ is said to give hard-heartedness, inclination to vengeance, It may be connected with poisons.” [5] To cap it all Pluto is super nasty on ACUMEN, the stinger of the scorpion suggesting a hypodermic needle. The Grand Trine there looks like it’s protecting those doctors, this is when they can be “Evil”. In aspects I wrote “Trines are not a force for change. They don’t like to rock the boat and that’s the negative side of a trine. There are cases when the trine could be facilitating an undesirable situation.” There is another tight trine from Lilith (Child stealing) to Neptune.(Sedation)…

More interesting features are the Sun and Mercury conjunct in the sixth house of health. This describes the united front of the two doctor parents, again Mercury is the symbol of medicine and these are both sextile the North Node, very fated. Mercury/Sun is on MENKAR in the sea monster. With Sun “Great trouble, legacies and inheritances attended by much evil, loss of money,” [6] I see this as the Madeleine fund. And with Mercury “Difficulties through writings, difficulty in payment of mortgages, ill-health to marriage partner” [7]

So despite these two being doctors I suggest they were in financial difficulty, especially since it seems they couldn’t even shell out for a baby sitter. They have raised approximately 3 million since 2007. If the rumours are true, their coming book will be serialised in “The Sun” which should also be a nice little earner. “legacies attended by much evil”? I think this will backfire on them. They seem to have released this book out of desperation for cash. If they really believe Madeleine was taken by a pedophile, wouldn’t the logical course of action be to reopen the investigation?

There is a telling Uranus/Mars conjunction in the fourth house. A fatal accident in the home? The dogs found the scent of a cadaver and blood (Mars) in the McGanns apartment. The North Node is in the fourth too, which is also the house of the father. The blood may have been from some domestic violence unrelated to the death that occurred that night. Forensic Astrology think that Gerry McCann hit Madeleine, but did not intend to kill her. Gonçalo Amaral thinks she fell behind the sofa and died there.

Synastry to the Abduction Chart

So let’s look at the relationship between the natal charts and the “Abduction” chart. Starting with Madeleine McCanns Horoscope. The “Abduction” Venus, which I identified as Madeleine is sextile Madeleine’s natal Venus, so both Venus’s are making a Yod to her South Node which is being transited by the Hades Moon. The “Abduction” Sun/Mercury (Her parents.) were conjunct Madeline’s Lilith which is square her Mars natally. It is suggestive of abuse, but I’m not really convinced it is sexual. It is more likely she suffered anger from men as a result of her rebellious and feisty nature. With a Mars/Jupiter/Lilith T square I’m sure Madeleine was quite a firecracker.

“Abduction” chart with Kate McCann’s Horoscope.  All the action is the transiting Yod to Madeleines chart. The parent’s Neptune falls on the Yods apex 2 degs off the Hades Moon which is also on Madeleine’s South Node. Was Madeleine throwing a tantrum, wouldn’t go to sleep just when the McCanns wanted to go out? Maybe then when the Moon was nearer to the parents Neptune, they decided to administer a sedative.

Transiting Lilith is on Kate’s South Node. Past life karma involving child stealing? The abuse of a rebellious young lady? Witchcraft? I’ll leave it up to you to decide. This whole thing with the Nodes is eerie to be sure. Especially when the Moon is highlighted anyway with that poisonous Pluto. (Kate has a Yod to Pluto in her natal chart and a Hades Moon. I could write a book on that chart alone) To cap it all Ceres is transiting both the parents North Nodes and about to hit Gerry’s Saturn Yod apex. We know Ceres is the archetype of mourning, abandonment, abduction and vengeance.

So I do think there was an “Abduction” of sorts, but who was the abductor? Shockingly in the 85% of cases where a child under 5 dies, the fault lies with one of the parents. Hades Moon..! Only 4% of time is the killer unknown to the victim. A paedophile abduction is actually very rare, despite what the scaremongering media reports. Statistically the Portuguese police were right in making the McCanns prime suspects.

Gerry McCanns Horoscope is the most interesting of the lot as we have a time! Like his wife he has a Yod a stunning one with Ceres opposed Saturn at the apex. He is born close to Kate, so his North Node is also conjunct the  “Abduction” Ceres. Transiting child stealing Lilith is on his Ceres on lucky Arcturus. Getting away with it? His MC at the midpoint of the fourth house Uranus/Mars conjunction. This connects him to whatever accident might have occurred.

The McCann family charts are all very tragic and sad, I have commented on them individually on their respective pages. Reading up on the case has left me with too many questions. The McCann’s and the “Tapas Seven.” are definitely covering up something. I don’t think the McCanns deliberately killed their daughter, but the Astrology for me seems to suggest they are responsible for her death somehow. I find Gerry & Kate to be both pretty dark individuals and it’s hard for me not to keep objective as a parent myself. I shudder when I hear the woman who stayed above the McGanns apartment witnessed Madeleine crying for her father constantly, around 11pm the night before she disappeared. Her parents were out.

I also think its strange that Madeleine was calling for her father given the very tight synastry between mother and daughter. Looking back at the “Abduction” chart again that night Proserpina (Madeleine) opposed the Moon (Mother).  Kate’s possible Moon on Capulus looks like it could be conjunct Madeleines Ceres if she is born around midday. Kate’s Pluto is trine Madeleine’s Sun/Lilith conjunction. So their synastry is pretty intense. Jealousy, possession, obsession…Maybe Kate regarded Madeleine as a rival for Gerry’s affections, who knows.

It will be interesting to see how well the book is received. And wether it will address any of these questions: 163 questions the McCanns should address in their “very truthful” book. I agree with Forensic Astrology [9] where I also think one of the“Tapas Seven” may well blow the whistle after this book is released..

1. Fixed stars and constellations in Astrology. Robson pg 54, pg 125, pg 149, pg 37,pg 176,
8. Melody Zindell review of the book Hades Moon.

HOROSCOPES: Gerry McCann – Kate McCann – Madeleine McCann

Author: Marina Macario

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  1. What a fantastic comment Judith! You have explained to my why I am still so wrapped up in this. Yes, we don’t have to find an answer. (Sometimes i’m like a dog with a bone..) What a relief. This story is totally mythic. Kate has even made herself the Lilith in this by implying the more rounded/buxom (shall we say.) Portuguese wives were jealous of her!!

    Judith:We judge what we cannot understand; we judge what we fear–and what we fear most is our own shadow elements–in this case, it could be our own urge to neglect, harm, even kill our children.We share a collective psyche –those elements are part of each and everyone of us.If we have not acted upon them, it is prudent to take a moment and say a heartfelt prayer of gratitude….

    What you have said above is so true. I love my work and thats why I never wanted to have more than one child. So there is a part of me that identifies with Kate. Now I am with Jamie and he has THREE kids to add to my one. yes it’s challenging, but luckily my Sicilian genes have kicked in and with age I have fallen onto the side of the overblown roses. The only thing now is stopping the arse expansion that goes with it…

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    • Thanks Judith…what you say has completely accorded with my own feelings about it.
      I started off this morning thinking deeply and gravely about Persephone. We have Robert Murat…Pluto, and his girlfriend Demeter ( yes Jamie…it does really appear to have been a Ceres abduction after all but it was the girlfriend not Kate) and it is Demeter who is said to have deliberately betrayed Persephone. The only person missing is Hecate…who was the only witness to what happened and pointed the direction.
      so as I wandered my way to work I noticed…in mid reverie…a piece of pomegranate skin on the footpath…bare except for just a few seeds left clinging to it. I wondered if it was a sign that there may not be so much left of the saga to go.
      We are making a terrific Greek Chorus…I’ve been feeling as if in mid act all day.

    • Oh my Goddess, Mary, I love the part about the piece of pomegranate skin! That kind of experience happens to me a lot and it is so great when I get to hear of someone else’s exquisite moment of synchronicity.

      We think those moments of extraordinary communication are going to be so dramatic but they are, in fact, so subtle and profound and funnily enough, most often, at least for me, very concrete. A piece of skin of pomegranate. That’s why the details of the myths are so, so important. The little bits one might tend to think could be interchangeable with another item–a pear, maybe–but no, a pomegranate it is and that’s what found you. A lovely, lovely piece of grace. Thank you!

    • Hi Marina,
      I remember vividly one time when I was at work at the hospital, insanely back at it just weeks after having my first child (a C-section to boot!) A nurse and I were talking about those nasty thoughts and feelings that many, if not most, parents don’t want to admit to. I was having a grand time of it–nothing this Scorpio Rising gal likes better than a shadow-boxing party!–revealing some particularly nasty image I’d had one day after a sleepless night and my beautiful daughter was intent on bellowing her lungs out, when I suddenly realized the room had gone very, very silent. I looked at the nurse–she was three shades of pale–and I realized I had definitely just stepped clear past her comfort zone. So, I saved us both by doing the old–“hey, I was just kidding!”–kind of routine and we walked back to work, laughing. Funny….I don’t recall that we ever had another chat about our babies.

      Best of luck with the additional three kids. Just as I said a happy goodbye to parenting younger children, as my first two headed off to university, I found myself, at 52, adopting a three year old and ending up being the stay at home parent after Dad (now ex) announced he was NOT staying at home after all. If someone had told me four years ago, I’d back at it, going to school Christmas plays etc etc all over again AND LOVING IT, I’d have had them certified. But in fact……..

      You just never know, do ya?

  2. Thank you Rob !
    But they do not look so much like the women of Athens or Rome that I was thinking of….that some of these women online are reminding me of…who are so much enjoying their role of tragic commentary that they don’t really want to be practical at all…..

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  3. I just had a second look…it is a great portrait and you may well be perfectly correct..

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  4. There is a beautiful greek vase painting somewhere of Demeter, Hecate and Mercury all bearing torches and welcoming Persephone back from the underworld.
    I hope this might happen again.
    Goncalo Amaral ( 2.10.59) is another one who could be asked a bit more about. His horoscope has strong connections with Madeleine…and also Rbert Murat ! I strongly suggest Pisces ascendant…cos he looks like it and the resulting layout suits his job as police.
    But it has crossed my mind that his connection does not just mean he had a affinity for the case and got the job because of that…but it might have been more. His accusation of the MaCanns may not have been detection but actually distraction…a smokescreen.
    I really wonder if all these three have had their bank balances checked up on.

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    • It seems Amaral has a stellium in Libra, Sun MArs Mercury and probably the moon too. A strategist with Neptune and Jupiter in Scorpio – exploring the illusory and toxic side of sex, and PLuto Venus conjunct in Virgo. The shadow of Virgo is capable of the weirdest sex the zodiac can offer up. Maybe he’s just a perfectionist. Either way, unless there is a fiery asc he’s not big into intuition. He will be guided by fluid forces of feeling but he’ll negate them via his Libran strategist. I don’t think he’s sinister, I think he’s good at his job but not good enough for this case.

      We have touched on the mythic and Greek choral aspects of the analysis – here’s more fat to the fire. I looked at the case of Sarah Payne, abducted from a wheat field (!) while playing with her brothers and sister aged from three to eleven.
      This is the extraordinary painting Sarah did just a few days before she died. It has thirteen black and white squares, two pillars with her name on them with odd mirrored features, snake like shapes alongside them and a seemingly naked man in some sort of studded apron in the centre of the two pillars. Did she sense the approaching abduction and murder? Perhaps Madeleine did and that’s why she cried and became difficult. She felt the energy approaching.
      I think events such as these awful murders/abductions carry such dark energy it must feel like a tumultuous storm approaching towards the victim. Sarah, as an 8 yr old could perhaps chennel this into her drawing but Maddy couldn’t.
      Look at the picture and see what you intuit from it. If the repro isn’t big enough, just google Sarah Payne’s painting.

    • Great minds think alike. Rob posted that earlier on in the thread!
      At first I counldnt see anything particularly sinister in the figure at all and I’m an illustrator! But the checkered floor is strange and snakey mirrored letters ARE odd now that you pointed it out. One thing that really stands out is the studded apron. My daughter (7yrs) does loads of freaky pictures, but the clothes are always logical, skirts or trousers. Not seen anything like that.

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