The Tarot High Priestess in the Marseille and Waite Smith Tarot Decks

7 Facets of the Tarot High Priestess

Today we are moving into some serious Yin territory with the Tarot High Priestess. 1. The Tarot High Priestess aka ‘La Papesse’ (The Popess) is believed to have been modelled on the legend of pope Joan. The story about her reign begins in 1099 AD. However, the first written account which gives her a mention, Chronica Universalis Mettensis, only dates back to the …