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Apostel der Deutschen Bonifatius Saint Boniface Patron Saint of Germania    
Bonifatius – Saint Boniface
Born Winfrid or Wynfryth in Devon in Anglo-Saxon England
„Apostel der Deutschen“ – Patron Saint of the Germans
(* c. 673 in Crediton in Devon in England – Dokkum in Friesland in the Netherlands 5 June 754 (or 755) †)
 
   

 

 

 

  What, then: will our kind teachers tell us, that it was the "scarlet whore" and "Antichrist" who brought the glad tidings of the gospel into England? Will they tell us, too, that all the millions and hundreds of millions of English people, who died during those nine hundred years, expired without the smallest chance of salvation? Will they tell us, that all our fathers, who first built our churches, and whose flesh and bones form the earth for many feet deep in all the church-yards; will they tell us, that all these are now howling in the regions of the damned? Nature beats at our bosom, and bids us shudder at the impious, the horrid thought! Yet, this, even this, these presumptuous men must tell us; or they must confess their base calumny, in calling the POPE "Antichrist." and the Catholic worship "idolatrous" and its doctrines "damnable."  
    Letter I, Paragraph 12 of The History of the Protestant Reformation in England and Ireland by William Cobbett (1824)  

 

 

  Brexit  
     
 

It will be curious what BREXIT comes to mean, especially on the central most issue which motivated and mobilized the British electorate, the issue of (mass / demographic-replacement level) immigration.

So it is to be thumbs up to Pakistanis and thumbs down to Poles; thumbs up to Rwandans and thumbs down to Russians; the more Ghanaians the better, but Greeks scarcely need not apply; and Sierra Leoneans, sure why not, but Serbs can take a hike??? Lots of mush one hears about Brexit seems to suggest just so.

It is difficult to imagine that this whole thing will pan out well for the United Kingdom, or that it will end up being good news for European Christendom and for her constituent cultures, including the English, Scottish and Welsh, in whatever senses united and independent.

 
     
 
  "The political situation is dreadful. ... I have the greatest sympathy with Belgium – which is about the right size of any country! I wish my own were bounded still by the seas of the Tweed and the walls of Wales. ..."  
    J. R. R. Tolkien in a letter of 13 March 1936 to his and his daughter Priscilla's friend, Simonne Rosalie Thérèse Odile d'Ardenne  
 
     

 

 

 

  Shakespeare in New York's Central Park
    ... though actually this monument is in New York's Central Park. The best scholars accept that Shakespeare was Catholic.

 

 

  The Reformation came, for instance. Scotland went Protestant; Ireland went Catholic; England went something or other, but what no modern historian can perfectly demonstrate. Englishmen argued with each other, burnt each other, set up and pulled down kings, but all in such a manner as to leave it reasonably doubtful in the twentieth century whether anything happened at all.  
    Gilbert Keith Chesterton, Daily News, 16 March 1905  

 

 

   
  Monument by Antonio Canova to the Royal Stuarts in Saint Peter's Basilica commemorating the last three members of the Royal House of Stuart: James Francis Edward Stuart, his elder son Charles Edward Stuart, and his younger son, Henry Benedict Stuart, Cardinal of the Catholic Church and Dean of the College of Cardinals. The Jacobites recognised these three princes as kings of England, Scotland and Ireland.  
  IACOBO·III
IACOBI·II·MAGNAE·BRIT·REGIS·FILIO
KAROLO·EDVARDO
ET·HENRICO·DECANO·PATRUM·CARDINALIVM
IACOBI·III·FILIIS
REGIAE·STIRPIS·STVARDIAE·POSTREMIS
ANNO·M·DCCC·XIX
 
  (To James III, son of King James II of Great Britain, to Charles Edward and to Henry, Dean of the Cardinal Fathers, sons of James III, the last of the Royal House of Stuart. The Year of Our Lord, 1819)  
     
 

Monument by Antonio Canova to the Royal Stuarts in Saint Peter's Basilica commemorating the last three members of the Royal House of Stuart: James Francis Edward Stuart, his elder son Charles Edward Stuart, and his younger son, Henry Benedict Stuart. The Jacobites, true to The Church, wanted first to restore to the thrones of England, Scotland and Ireland to King James (II of England and VII of Scotland), who had been deposed in the absurdly named "Glorious Revolution" of 1688 in favour of his own Protestant Daughter Mary (II) and her husband and his son-in-law and nephew, William of Orange (r. 1689-1702). Such hopes continued during the life of the son of James II, James Francis Edward Stuart (10 June 1688 – 1 January 1766), who was thus the pretender from his father's death in 1701 until his own death in 1766, recognized as James the III by the Catholics of England, Ireland and the rest of Europe, including Louis XIV of France. Indeed these hopes for restored Christian orthodoxy and unity in the British Ilse attaching to the Stuarts continued in the son of James "III", Charles Edward Stuart, also known as Bonnie Prince Charlie (31 December 1720 – 31 January 1788), and so the second Catholic Jacobite Stuart pretender, and thus Charles "III", whose life extended to 100 years after the not-at-all Glorious Revolution. The final Stuart, James "III's" younger son and Charles "III's" younger brother lived until 1807, but this final Stuart made no attempt to regain the lost thrones, and indeed he rose to the second highest office in the Catholic Church, Dean of the College of Cardinals.

This monument much impressed Hilaire Belloc (Member of Parliament, 1906-1910) when he walked from his then home in central France, across the Alps to Rome and to this Basilica in 1902.

 

 

 

 

Winston Churchill bronze on Parliament Square  

Winston Spencer Churchill, Freemason from 24 May 1901, Studholme Alliance Lodge No. 1591.

"Well, it's a pity. Churchill, I suppose, is the only man that the British have, it's a pity that he is a drunken bum."
– Franklin D. Roosevelt to the American Cabinet on 10 May 1940 when Churchill became Prime Minister, diary of Harold L. Ickes, United States Secretary of the Interior, 1933-1946 –

 

"He will write his name big on our future. Let us take care he does not write it in blood."
– A.G. Gardiner on Churchill in 1914 –

The bronze statue of Winston Churchill in Parliament Square, London by Ivor Roberts-Jones.    

 

  Of course the “appeasers” thought firstly of their own countries as most statesmen do and are usually praised for doing. But they thought of others also. They doubted whether the peoples of eastern Europe would be best served by war. The British stand in September 1939 was no doubt heroic; but it was heroism mainly at the expense of others. The British people suffered comparatively little during six years of war. The Poles suffered catastrophe during the war, and did not regain their independence after it. In 1938 Czechoslovakia was betrayed. In 1939 Poland was saved. Less than one hundred thousand Czechs died during the war. Six and a half million Poles were killed. Which was better—to be a betrayed Czech or a saved Pole? [emphasis added]  
    Masterfully stated by
A.J.P. Taylor in his Origins of the Second World War (1961),
though anyone and everyone might readily make the same observation.
 

 

 

 

  Portrait of Edward VI as a Child, painting c. 1538, by Hans Holbein the Younger  
  Portrait of Edward VI as a Child, painting c. 1538, by Hans Holbein the Younger (1497 – 1543).
And what a great arrangement – unquestionably god ordained – that this
spoiled little boy would be the arbiter of the content of the Christian faith,
that he is divinely ordained to define what is dogma, what error!
At Edward's coronation Cranmer again confirmed Edward's Royal Supremacy,
that this boy was the Supreme Head of the Church of England:
 

 

  "Albeit the king's Majesty justly and rightfully is and ought to be the supreme head of the Church of England, and so is recognized by the clergy of this realm in their convocations, yet nevertheless, for corroboration and confirmation thereof, and for increase of virtue in Christ's religion within this realm of England, and to repress and extirpate all errors, heresies, and other enormities and abuses heretofore used in the same, be it enacted, by authority of this present Parliament, that the king, our sovereign lord, his heirs and successors, kings of this realm, shall be taken, accepted, and reputed the only supreme head in earth of the Church of England, called Anglicans Ecclesia; and shall have and enjoy, annexed and united to the imperial crown of this realm, as well the title and style thereof, as all honors, dignities, preeminences, jurisdictions, privileges, authorities, immunities, profits, and commodities to the said dignity of the supreme head of the same Church belonging and appertaining; and that our said sovereign lord, his heirs and successors, kings of this realm, shall have full power and authority from time to time to visit, repress, redress, record, order, correct, restrain, and amend all such errors, heresies, abuses, offenses, contempts and enormities, whatsoever they be, which by any manner of spiritual authority or jurisdiction ought or may lawfully be reformed, repressed, ordered, redressed, corrected, restrained, or amended, most to the pleasure of Almighty God, the increase of virtue in Christ's religion, and for the conservation of the peace, unity, and tranquility of this realm; any usage, foreign land, foreign authority, prescription, or any other thing or things to the contrary hereof notwithstanding."
    Henry VIII 's Act of Supremacy, November 1534 (26 Hen. VIII c. 1)

 

 

Desiderius Erasmus Roterodamus   John Colet by Hans Holbein d.J.
Desiderius Erasmus Roterodamus – Erasmus of Rotterdam
(* c. 1466 Rotterdam – Basel 11/12 July 1536 † )
Defended doctrine of transubstantiation against the noise of protest and new religion invention. Painting in Louvre by Hans Holbein the Younger (* c. 1497 Augsburg — † 29 November 1543 London)
  Father John Colet (* January 1467 London – London 10 September 1519 †)
Sermon in London Cathedral on 6 February 1512, a call to authentic reformation. Drawing in Windsor also by Hans Holbein der Jüngere

 

 

 

  "... I desire to challenge the Government on the policy which directs the bombing of enemy towns on the present scale, especially with reference to civilians, non-combatants, and non-military and non-industrial objectives. ... Do the Government understand the full force of what area bombardment is doing and is destroying now? Are they alive not only to the vastness of the material damage, much of which is irreparable, but also to the harvest they are laying up for the future relationships of the peoples of Europe as well as to its moral implications? ... I fully realize that in attacks on centres of war industry and transport the killing of civilians when it is the result of bona-fide military activity is inevitable. But there must be a fair balance between the means employed and the purpose achieved. To obliterate a whole town because certain portions contain military and industrial establishments is to reject the balance. ... The [British] policy is obliteration, openly acknowledged. ... How can the War Cabinet fail to see that this progressive devastation of cities is threatending the roots of civilization? How can they be blind to the harvest of even fiercer warring and desolation, even in this country, to which the present destruction will inevitably lead when the members of the War Cabinet have long passed to their rest?"  
  The Rt. Revd George Kennedy Allen Bell, Dean of Canterbury, Bishop of Chichester, 9 February 1944 Speech in the House of Lords,
about a year before the 13 to 15 February 1945 Firebombing of Dresden by the RAF and the United States Army Air Forces, what
would certainly have been deemed a war crime and crime against humanity at Nürnberg if carried out by the other side, after the
conclusion of the World's worst war which Winston had created out of what would have been a brief European war 2/1000ths that size.
 

 

 

Christ is the King! O friends, rejoice;
Brothers and sisters, with one voice
Tell all the earth he is your choice:
(Alleluia! Alleluia! Alleluia!)

O magnify the Lord, and raise
Anthems of joy and holy praise
For Christ's brave saints of ancient days:
(Alleluia! Alleluia! Alleluia!)

Christ through all ages is the same;
Place the same hope in his great name;
with the same hope his word proclaim:
(Alleluia! Alleluia! Alleluia!)

Let Love's unconquerable might
Your scattered companies unite
In service to the Lord of light:
(Alleluia! Alleluia! Alleluia!)

So shall God's will on earth be done,
New lampls be lit, new tasks begun,
And the whole Church at last be one:
(Alleluia! Alleluia! Alleluia!)

 
    G.K.A. Bell  

 

 

 

Is it written into, is it mandated by, the constitutions of all of the countries of The West — as it surely would not be in the constitutions of the constituent countries of European Christendom — that there must be an inverse relationship between wisdom and electability? And it sure is great that the voters in these "democracies" can always choose between a "liberal" and a "conservative" candidate. Case Study in Existence-Threatening Idiocy ... or Evil.  
     
     
  "I also want to speak tonight directly to Muslims throughout the world. We respect your faith. It's practiced freely by many millions of Americans, and by millions more in countries that America counts as friends. Its teachings are good and peaceful. And those who commit evil in the name of Allah blaspheme the name of Allah. The terrorists are traitors to their own faith, trying, in effect, to hijack Islam itself."  
    George Walker Bush, President of the "United" States of America from 20 January 2001 to 20 January 2009, speaking on 20 September 2001. (Bush also signed into law on 16 October 2004 the Global Anti-Semitism Review Act.) George W. Bush was the son of a man who had been for 12 years the President or Vice President of the United States and who was earlier an Ambassador, Congressman and the CIA Director, the New World Order guy ... well, one of them. And George W. and brother Jeb are the grandsons of Prescott Sheldon Bush (15 May 1895 – 8 October 1972; any relation to Adelson?) of "never let a war go to waste" and "Trading with the Enemy" fame.  
       
  "I wish to say finally, as I've said many times before, that this is not a war with Islam. It angers me, as it angers the vast majority of Muslims, to hear bid Laden and his associates described as Islamic terrorists. They are terrorists pure and simple. Islam is a peaceful and tolerant religion. And the acts of these people are wholly contrary to the teachings of the Koran."  
    Anthony Charles Lynton Blair, Prime Minister of the "United" Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland from 2 May 1997 to 27 June 2007, speaking on 7 October 2001, four and a half years into having commanding access to the kinds of resources concomitant to UK Prime Ministership.  
       
  "I want you to understand, I want the world to understand, that our actions today were not aimed against Islam, the faith of hundreds of millions of good, peace-loving people all around the world, including the United States. No religion condones the murder of innocent men, women and children. But our actions were aimed at fanatics and killers who wrap murder in the cloak of righteousness; and in so doing, profane the great religion in whose name they claim to act. "  
    William Jefferson Clinton, President of the "United" States of America from 20 January 1992 to 20 January 2001, speaking on 20 August 1998. For 78 days from 24 March 1999 through 10 June 1999 Slick Willy stood, well ... sat, at the head of a multination coalition which he had formed together with his Secretary of State Madeleine Albright, a Jewess; his Secretary of Defense (of War) William Cohen, a Jew; their Army General Wesley Clark, a Jew, for the purpose of bombing Orthodox Christian Serbia, ostensibly to support the Kosovar Muslims in their centuries-long struggle with the Christian Serbs over, the Orthodox Christian cradle province of Kosovo. Kosovo had become overwhelmingly populated by Muslims as a result of many centuries of Turkish Muslim suzerainty thoughout the Balkans territories of European Christendom, followed by several decades of atheist-Jew inspired Communism. Clinton later married his only child to a Jew, but nope, there is no pattern here. But please note, this is not a statement of support for Slobodan Milošević and his thugs, or for their methods of dealing with Albanian-Kosovar Muslims in Kosovo during the very late 20th century. The strategy should have been and still should be to win these people for Christ with truth and friendship. Of course Clinton and his crew had none of these to offer either side.  
       
  "Islam is a great religion observed peacefully and devoutly by over a billion people. Islamist extremism is a warped political ideology supported by a minority that seeks to hijack a great religion to gain respectability for its violent objectives. It’s vital that we make this distinction."  
    David William Donald Cameron, Prime Minister of the "United" Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, to the United Nations General Assembly 26 September 2012.  

 

 

 

  ...British betrayal of Cyprus.  

 

 

    flag of the Sealtainn – Shetland Islands
    Sealtainn – Shetland Islands, flag with Nordic Cross.

 

    Arcaibh – Orkney Islands flag with Christian Nordic Cross
    Arcaibh – Orkney Islands, flag with Nordic Cross.

 

 

        Y Deyrnas Unedig - Unedig Cristnogol Ewropeaidd
        United Kingdom - United European Christendom