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The Society of King Charles the Martyr.

First off, The Society of King Charles the Martyr was founded 1894 as ‘a Church Defence Union under the banner of the Martyr-King.’ The SKCM is actually the oldest society that is associated with Charles Stuart. 352 more words

Live and In Colour

In case you were wondering: yes, I am as awkward on camera as I am in person. 82 more words

Daphne In Denmark

Essay Q: Religious/Political Comparison of 17th Century France/England

Over the course of the 17th century the political and religious journeys of England and France took each country in quite different directions. Years of civil unrest and religious warring forced England to develop a Constitutional Monarchy with a preached, if not practiced, policy of religious “toleration”.   220 more words

Dorene Kirkingburg

KEYS OF ABSOLUTISM

CHARACTERISTICS OF ABSOLUTISM

ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED, “KEYS OF ABSOLUTISM”, NOVEMBER 5, 2012. SUBJECT TO REVISION BY AUTHOR ONLY, COPYRIGHT 2012

In this country, unlike all other countries in the world, We, the People, hold the keys to absolutism. 581 more words

Law And Government

The Leviathan is Hefty

This summer, I had the privilege of holding a first edition copy of Thomas Hobbes’ Leviathan. It was downright terrifying; there were no gloves, no preservation measures, just me and the book (and its caretakers, watching intently off to the side). 278 more words

Seventeenth Century Writing Assignment (L35)

1.) What were Cardinal Richelieu’s primary aims?

Cardinal Richelieu’s primary aims after becoming chief minister were simply to do what was in the best interest of France. 763 more words

Western Civilization II

musing about mystery in Advent

As one possessed of (by?) a musical soul, as oft happens, I awoke with a tune sounding in my mind. This morning: Adoro te devote… 491 more words

Advent