Nineteenth-century British astrologer who published several books, including The Herald of Astrology and Zadkiel's Almanac.
He served as a lieutenant in the Royal Navy until 1829. He published his debut astrological work in 1831.
He brought a libel suit against Admiral Edward Beicher when Beicher accused him of being a charlatan.
Born Richard James Morrison, he is best remembered by his pen name of Zadkiel.
He and Russell Grant worked as astrologers in England in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, respectively.