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I was embroidering the number 7 on a white cloth with white thread and then a man dressed in white came from behind my right shoulder (Jesus) and gave me a tool to install a white light like a white candle at the bottom of each number 7.  (there were 3 of them.

I then went outside and in the field were 7 white cows laying on their sides in a field and a large white horse went whizzing by on a train car very fast and we marveled at that sight until we saw a man dressed in white following behind the horse with a radio antenna on his train car making the horse car go forward.

Back at home,  I stood in the yard as a car went by lighting up the entire yard so that the green grass showed crisp and clear, then my sons went to church in three cars.  I heard them say they were taking the beer and the cop car would follow them with the hotdogs.

Just as they left, I then saw 7 men running down the road toward the church, followed by a man in a white burial cloth - also running as fast as he could after them towards the church - and that last scene kept repeating itself, starting from the exact same spot from a large tree - over and over and over until I finally opened my eyes.



3-25-12 -  MEN'S RITUAL MAJIC  -   TET WHET THET etc.

DREAM  - I was living in a man's house that was being sold, and the front yard was so full of trees that were old - like pines, I thought it should be modernized according to farmer's principles of tree management where the tree's were grown 20 feet apart for health of the tree and production o fruit and nuts.  When we went out into the front yard, we used a quart dark brown beer bottle to measure with and man of the trees weren't even the length of the beer bottle.  However, when I thought about how many trees would have to be culled, we decided to leave them alone and live as nature made them.


He then showed me a book with a magic saying in it, which I could barely read, but he had memorized, and it contained the words  TET WHET THET AND SOME EQUALLY INANE WORDS THAT MADE NO SENSE TO ME  -- ALL BASICALLY RHYMING.


We then went into the house where all the men from One Life to Live, the Young and the Restless and the Bold and Beautiful had gathered, and they told me that the most fun they could have was to go to a bar, get drunk, and sing men's songs together.   They all stood there with bushy mustaches like they had back in the 1700's and early 1800's at the bar.


They made me put my hair up in a French twist in the back and pin it there.  They liked that a lot because then when a woman let her hair down, it really meant something.


Then REX (means KING) (He might have been Napoleon in this time frame/ Napoleon was from Corsica off the coast of France. He became an officer in the French military)  -  from One Life to Live stood in front of me stark naked and with a sharp bristled brush he did a men's magic symbolism where he took the brush, made a swipe down the front, down the back and tied it across by swiping the brush horizontal across his middle. 

He stated that if I didn't LOOK at what he was doing, I would halt his progresses -  (I admit it was embarrassing to look at his naked body including his barely nub of a penis)  and his nose was red on the end like a drunken man gets, and he stood in front of me and turned to stone. 



DREAM 2  I was living in a two story house with my Mother and brother Marty. (means 'of Mars - the war God)  It also had an attic and a basement.


I called a cousin on the telephone and she was at my grandmother's house, so I asked to speak to my grandmother (Helen) and told her my dream.  My grandfather (Raymond) wanted to know why I had to tell her my dream, and then my Mother (Lucille) interrupted and wanted to talk to my grandmother but not directly.  She yelled at the telephone from three feet away, until I finally forced her to take the telephone into her own hands.


(Helen is Greek - meaning shining light - the bright one - Helen of Troy whose elopement with Paris sparked the Trojan War, was the daughter of Zeus, and the wife Menelaus, King of Sparta  brother of Agamemnon who became the leader of the Greeks during the Trojan War.) (The most beautiful woman in the world.)


Ray - Raymond - guards wisely - German - counsel - mighty protection - Teutonic - wise protector)


Tootsie - means


Neenah:  The Holy Wisdom Monastery is there and the Home for Benedictine women is located there.


Meanwhile I was collecting papers about my dream.  


I went upstairs and my brother Marty was in his room and my room was across the hall,   I went into the room and I saw that three light bulbs had exploded all at the same time, and I assumed we had ghosts, so I told my brother.


I went downstairs to get some new light bulbs, and another aunt was there visiting who had brought chocolate candy for everyone - those long hard candy bars  calling it Tootsie bars (same candy as Tootsie rolls and colored candy has the same chocolate centers)  She told us it was a good time to go home to Neenah, WI  and we thanked her for bringing the candy.  (Chocolate is the food of the gods - It is Mayan)


My Aunt Irene (Protestant Lutheran her name means Peace. (She was an early Christian martyr - and later borne by several Byzantine Empresses) was in the basement doing laundry, and all of a sudden the whole basement filled u with smoke that looked white.  We called Marty to come down and fix it because he knew how to take care of electrical work.

I woke up but still sitting in the chair thinking about the dream, I started seeing a ground creeping plant with fleshy stems and tiny pink flowers.  When I looked closer, there were no flowers, just broken stems, so I pulled back and saw the flowers again but not quite so many.


A voice in my head then said, "This is about three Popes in a row (probably murdered) and I saw one (he was thin)  and the voice said. "It's all about DEE"  (He is one of the scholars who wrote about ceremonial magic that I list below.






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ohn Dee (13 July 1527–1608 or 1609) was an English mathematician, astronomer, astrologer, occultist, navigator, imperialist[4] and consultant to Queen Elizabeth I. He devoted much of his life to the study of alchemy, divination and Hermetic philosophy.

Dee straddled the worlds of science and magic just as they were becoming distinguishable. One of the most learned men of his age, he had been invited to lecture on advanced algebra at the University of Paris while still in his early twenties. Dee was an ardent promoter of mathematics and a respected astronomer, as well as a leading expert in navigation, having trained many of those who would conduct England's voyages of discovery.

Simultaneously with these efforts, Dee immersed himself in the worlds of magic, astrology and Hermetic philosophy. He devoted much time and effort in the last thirty years or so of his life to attempting to commune with angels in order to learn the universal language of creation and bring about the pre-apocalyptic unity of mankind. A student of the Renaissance Neo-Platonism of Marsilio Ficino, Dee did not draw distinctions between his mathematical research and his investigations into Hermetic magic, angel summoning and divination. Instead he considered all of his activities to constitute different facets of the same quest: the search for a transcendent understanding of the divine forms which underlie the visible world, which Dee called "pure verities".

In his lifetime Dee amassed one of the largest libraries in England. His high status as a scholar also allowed him to play a role in Elizabethan politics. He served as an occasional adviser and tutor to Elizabeth I and nurtured relationships with her ministers Francis Walsingham and William Cecil. Dee also tutored and enjoyed patronage relationships with Sir Philip Sidney, his uncle Robert Dudley, 1st Earl of Leicester, and Edward Dyer. He also enjoyed patronage from Sir Christopher Hatton.


ohn Dee (13 July 1527–1608 or 1609) was an English mathematician, astronomer, astrologer, occultist, navigator, imperialist[4] and consultant to Queen Elizabeth I. He devoted much of his life to the study of alchemy, divination and Hermetic philosophy.

Dee straddled the worlds of science and magic just as they were becoming distinguishable. One of the most learned men of his age, he had been invited to lecture on advanced algebra at the University of Paris while still in his early twenties. Dee was an ardent promoter of mathematics and a respected astronomer, as well as a leading expert in navigation, having trained many of those who would conduct England's voyages of discovery.

Simultaneously with these efforts, Dee immersed himself in the worlds of magic, astrology and Hermetic philosophy. He devoted much time and effort in the last thirty years or so of his life to attempting to commune with angels in order to learn the universal language of creation and bring about the pre-apocalyptic unity of mankind. A student of the Renaissance Neo-Platonism of Marsilio Ficino, Dee did not draw distinctions between his mathematical research and his investigations into Hermetic magic, angel summoning and divination. Instead he considered all of his activities to constitute different facets of the same quest: the search for a transcendent understanding of the divine forms which underlie the visible world, which Dee called "pure verities".

In his lifetime Dee amassed one of the largest libraries in England. His high status as a scholar also allowed him to play a role in Elizabethan politics. He served as an occasional adviser and tutor to Elizabeth I and nurtured relationships with her ministers Francis Walsingham and William Cecil. Dee also tutored and enjoyed patronage relationships with Sir Philip Sidney, his uncle Robert Dudley, 1st Earl of Leicester, and Edward Dyer. He also enjoyed patronage from Sir Christopher Hatton.


[edit] Early life

Dee was born in Tower Ward, London, to a Welsh family. He was the only child of his parents: Rowland, who was a mercer and minor courtier, and Joan, who was the daughter of William Wild.[4]

Dee attended the Chelmsford Catholic School from 1535 (now King Edward VI Grammar School (Chelmsford)), then – from November 1542 to 1546 – St. John's College, Cambridge.[5] His great abilities were recognized, and he was made a founding fellow of Trinity College, where the clever stage effects he produced for a production of Aristophanes' Peace procured him the reputation of being a magician that clung to him through life. In the late 1540s and early 1550s, he travelled in Europe, studying at Leuven (1548) and Brussels and lecturing in Paris on Euclid. He studied with Gemma Frisius and became a close friend of the cartographer Gerardus Mercator, returning to England with an important collection of mathematical and astronomical instruments. In 1552, he met Gerolamo Cardano in London: during their acquaintance they investigated a perpetual motion machine as well as a gem purported to have magical properties.[6]

Rector at Upton-upon-Severn from 1553, Dee was offered a readership in mathematics at Oxford in 1554, which he declined; he was occupied with writing and perhaps hoped for a better position at court.[7] In 1555, Dee became a member of the Worshipful Company of Mercers, as his father had, through the company's system of patrimony.[8]

That same year, 1555, he was arrested and charged with "calculating" for having cast horoscopes of Queen Mary and Princess Elizabeth; the charges were expanded to treason against Mary.[7][9] Dee appeared in the Star Chamber and exonerated himself, but was turned over to the Catholic Bishop Bonner for religious examination. His strong and lifelong penchant for secrecy perhaps worsening matters, this entire episode was only the most dramatic in a series of attacks and slanders that would dog Dee throughout his life. Clearing his name yet again, he soon became a close associate of Bonner.[7]

Dee presented Queen Mary with a visionary plan for the preservation of old books, manuscripts and records and the founding of a national library, in 1556, but his proposal was not taken up.[7] Instead, he expanded his personal library at his house in Mortlake, tirelessly acquiring books and manuscripts in England and on the European Continent. Dee's library, a center of learning outside the universities, became the greatest in England and attracted many scholars.[10]

When Elizabeth took the throne in 1558, Dee became her trusted advisor on astrological and scientific matters, choosing Elizabeth's coronation date himself.[11][12] From the 1550s through the 1570s, he served as an advisor to England's voyages of discovery, providing technical assistance in navigation and ideological backing in the creation of a "British Empire", a term that he was the first to use.[13] Dee wrote a letter to William Cecil, 1st Baron Burghley in October 1574 seeking patronage. He claimed to have occult knowledge of treasure on the Welsh Marches, and of ancient valuable manuscripts kept at Wigmore Castle, knowing that the Lord Treasurer's ancestors came from this area.[14] In 1577, Dee published General and Rare Memorials pertayning to the Perfect Arte of Navigation, a work that set out his vision of a maritime empire and asserted English territorial claims on the New World. Dee was acquainted with Humphrey Gilbert and was close to Sir Philip Sidney and his circle.



In 1564, Dee wrote the Hermetic work Monas Hieroglyphica ("The Hieroglyphic Monad"), an exhaustive Cabalistic interpretation of a glyph of his own design, meant to express the mystical unity of all creation. He travelled to Hungary to present a copy personally to Maximilian II, Holy Roman Emperor. This work was highly valued by many of Dee's contemporaries, but the loss of the secret oral tradition of Dee's milieu makes the work difficult to interpret today.[15]

He published a "Mathematical Preface" to Henry Billingsley's English translation of Euclid's Elements in 1570, arguing the central importance of mathematics and outlining mathematics' influence on the other arts and sciences.[16] Intended for an audience outside the universities, it proved to be Dee's most widely influential and frequently reprinted work.[17]

[edit] Later life

By the early 1580s, Dee was growing dissatisfied with his progress in learning the secrets of nature and with his own lack of influence and recognition. He began to turn towards the supernatural as a means to acquire knowledge. Specifically, he sought to contact angels through the use of a "scryer" or crystal-gazer, who would act as an intermediary between Dee and the angels.[18]

Dee's first attempts were not satisfactory, but, in 1582, he met Edward Kelley (then going under the name of Edward Talbot), who impressed him greatly with his abilities.[19] Dee took Kelley into his service and began to devote all his energies to his supernatural pursuits.[19] These "spiritual conferences" or "actions" were conducted with an air of intense Christian piety, always after periods of purification, prayer and fasting.[19] Dee was convinced of the benefits they could bring to mankind. (The character of Kelley is harder to assess: some have concluded that he acted with complete cynicism, but delusion or self-deception are not out of the question.[20] Kelley's "output" is remarkable for its sheer mass, its intricacy and its vividness.) Dee maintained that the angels laboriously dictated several books to him this way, some in a special angelic or Enochian language.[21][22]

In 1583, Dee met the visiting Polish nobleman Albert Łaski, who invited Dee to accompany him on his return to Poland.[9] With some prompting by the angels, Dee was persuaded to go. Dee, Kelley and their families left for the Continent in September 1583, but Łaski proved to be bankrupt and out of favour in his own country.[23] Dee and Kelley began a nomadic life in Central Europe, but they continued their spiritual conferences, which Dee recorded meticulously.[21][22] He had audiences with Emperor Rudolf II in Prague Castle and King Stefan Batory of Poland and attempted to convince them of the importance of his angelic communications. His meeting with the Polish King Stefan Batory took place at the royal castle at Niepołomice (near Kraków, then the capital of Poland) and was later widely analyzed by Polish historians (Ryszard Zieliński, Roman Żelewski, Roman Bugaj) and writers (Waldemar Łysiak). While generally they accepted him as being a man of wide and deep knowledge they also pointed out his connections with the English monarch Elizabeth. This prompted them to conclude that the meeting could have hidden political goals. Nevertheless, the Polish King who, being a devout Catholic, was very cautious of any supernatural media, started the meeting with a statement that all prophetic revelations were finalized with the mission of Jesus Christ. He also stressed that he would take part in the event provided that there would be nothing against the teaching of the Holy Catholic Church.

During a spiritual conference in Bohemia, in 1587, Kelley told Dee that the angel Uriel had ordered that the two men should share their wives. Kelley, who by that time was becoming a prominent alchemist and was much more sought-after than Dee, may have wished to use this as a way to end the spiritual conferences.[23] The order caused Dee great anguish, but he did not doubt its genuineness and apparently allowed it to go forward, but broke off the conferences immediately afterwards and did not see Kelley again. Dee returned to England in 1589.[23][24]

[edit] Final years

Dee returned to Mortlake after six years to find his library ruined and many of his prized books and instruments stolen.[10][23] He sought support from Elizabeth, who finally made him Warden of Christ's College, Manchester, in 1595.[25] This former College of Priests had been re-established as a Protestant institution by a Royal Charter of 1578.[26]

However, he could not exert much control over the Fellows, who despised or cheated him.[7] Early in his tenure, he was consulted on the demonic possession of seven children, but took little interest in the matter, although he did allow those involved to consult his still extensive library.[7]

He left Manchester in 1605 to return to London;[27] however, he remained Warden until his death.[28] By that time, Elizabeth was dead, and James I, unsympathetic to anything related to the supernatural, provided no help. Dee spent his final years in poverty at Mortlake, forced to sell off various of his possessions to support himself and his daughter, Katherine, who cared for him until the end.[27] He died in Mortlake late in 1608 or early 1609 aged 82 (there are no extant records of the exact date as both the parish registers and Dee's gravestone are missing).[7][29]

[edit] Personal life

Dee was married twice and had eight children. Details of his first marriage are sketchy, but is likely to have been from 1565 to his wife's death in around 1576. From 1577 to 1601 Dee kept a meticulous diary.[8] In 1578 he married the 23-year-old Jane Fromond (Dee was fifty-one at the time). She was to be the wife that Kelley claimed Uriel had demanded that he and Dee share, and although Dee complied for a while this eventually caused the two men to part company.[8] Jane died during the plague in Manchester and was buried in March 1604,[30] along with a number of his children: Theodore is known to have died in Manchester, but although no records exist for his daughters Madinia, Frances and Margaret after this time, Dee had by this time ceased keeping his diary.[7] His eldest son was Arthur Dee, about whom Dee wrote a letter to his headmaster at Westminster School which echoes the worries of boarding school parents in every century; Arthur was also an alchemist and hermetic author.[7] The antiquary John Aubrey[31] gives the following description of John Dee: "He was tall and slender. He wore a gown like an artist's gown, with hanging sleeves, and a slit.... A very fair, clear sanguine complexion... a long beard as white as milk. A very handsome man."[29]

[edit] Achievements

[edit] Thought

Dee was an intensely pious Christian, but his Christianity was deeply influenced by the Hermetic and Platonic-Pythagorean doctrines that were pervasive in the Renaissance.[32] He believed that numbers were the basis of all things and the key to knowledge, that God's creation was an act of numbering.[11] From Hermeticism, he drew the belief that man had the potential for divine power, and he believed this divine power could be exercised through mathematics. His cabalistic angel magic (which was heavily numerological) and his work on practical mathematics (navigation, for example) were simply the exalted and mundane ends of the same spectrum, not the antithetical activities many would see them as today.[17] His ultimate goal was to help bring forth a unified world religion through the healing of the breach of the Catholic and Protestant churches and the recapture of the pure theology of the ancients.[11]

[edit] Advocacy of English expansion

From 1570 Dee advocated a policy of political and economic strengthening of England and imperial expansion into the New World.[4] In his manuscript, Brytannicae reipublicae synopsis (1570), he outlined the current state of the Elizabethan Realm [33] and was concerned with trade, ethics and national strength.[4]

His 1576 General and rare memorials pertayning to the Perfect Arte of Navigation, was the first volume in an unfinished series planned to advocate the rise of imperial expansion.[34] In the highly symbolic frontispiece, Dee included a figure of Britannia kneeling by the shore beseeching Elizabeth I, to protect her empire by strengthening her navy.[35] Dee used Geoffrey's inclusion of Ireland in Arthur's imperial conquests to argue that Arthur had established a ‘British empire’ abroad.[36] He further argued that England exploit new lands through colonization and that this vision could become reality through maritime supremacy.[37][38] Dee has been credited with the coining of the term British Empire,[39] however, Humphrey Llwyd has also been credited with the first use of the term in his Commentarioli Britannicae Descriptionis Fragmentum, published eight years earlier in 1568.[40]

Dee posited a formal claim to North America on the back of a map drawn in 1577–80;[41] he noted Circa 1494 Mr Robert Thorn his father, and Mr Eliot of Bristow, discovered Newfound Land. [42] In his Title Royal of 1580, he invented the claim that Madog ab Owain Gwynedd had discovered America with Dee intending to prove that England's claim to the New World was stronger than that of Spain.[43] He further asserted that Brutus of Britain and King Arthur as well as Madog had conquered lands in the Americas and therefore their heir Elizabeth I of England had a priority claim there.[44][45]

[edit] Reputation and significance

About ten years after Dee's death, the antiquarian Robert Cotton purchased land around Dee's house and began digging in search of papers and artefacts. He discovered several manuscripts, mainly records of Dee's angelic communications. Cotton's son gave these manuscripts to the scholar Méric Casaubon, who published them in 1659, together with a long introduction critical of their author, as A True & Faithful Relation of What passed for many Yeers between Dr. John Dee (A Mathematician of Great Fame in Q. Eliz. and King James their Reignes) and some spirits.[21] As the first public revelation of Dee's spiritual conferences, the book was extremely popular and sold quickly. Casaubon, who believed in the reality of spirits, argued in his introduction that Dee was acting as the unwitting tool of evil spirits when he believed he was communicating with angels. This book is largely responsible for the image, prevalent for the following two and a half centuries, of Dee as a dupe and deluded fanatic.[32]

Around the same time the True and Faithful Relation was published, members of the Rosicrucian movement claimed Dee as one of their number.[46] There is doubt, however, that an organized Rosicrucian movement existed during Dee's lifetime, and no evidence that he ever belonged to any secret fraternity.[19] Dee's reputation as a magician and the vivid story of his association with Edward Kelley have made him a seemingly irresistible figure to fabulists, writers of horror stories and latter-day magicians. The accretion of false and often fanciful information about Dee often obscures the facts of his life, remarkable as they are in themselves.[47]

A re-evaluation of Dee's character and significance came in the 20th century, largely as a result of the work of the historian Frances Yates, who brought a new focus on the role of magic in the Renaissance and the development of modern science. As a result of this re-evaluation, Dee is now viewed as a serious scholar and appreciated as one of the most learned men of his day.[32][48]

His personal library at Mortlake was the largest in the country, and was considered one of the finest in Europe, perhaps second only to that of de Thou. As well as being an astrological and scientific advisor to Elizabeth and her court, he was an early advocate of the colonization of North America and a visionary of a British Empire stretching across the North Atlantic.[13]

Dee promoted the sciences of navigation and cartography. He studied closely with Gerardus Mercator, and he owned an important collection of maps, globes and astronomical instruments. He developed new instruments as well as special navigational techniques for use in polar regions. Dee served as an advisor to the English voyages of discovery, and personally selected pilots and trained them in navigation.[7][13]

He believed that mathematics (which he understood mystically) was central to the progress of human learning. The centrality of mathematics to Dee's vision makes him to that extent more modern than Francis Bacon, though some scholars believe Bacon purposely downplayed mathematics in the anti-occult atmosphere of the reign of James I.[49] It should be noted, though, that Dee's understanding of the role of mathematics is radically different from our contemporary view.[17][47][50]

Dee's promotion of mathematics outside the universities was an enduring practical achievement. His "Mathematical Preface" to Euclid was meant to promote the study and application of mathematics by those without a university education, and was very popular and influential among the "mecanicians": the new and growing class of technical craftsmen and artisans. Dee's preface included demonstrations of mathematical principles that readers could perform themselves.[17]

Dee was a friend of Tycho Brahe and was familiar with the work of Copernicus.[7] Many of his astronomical calculations were based on Copernican assumptions, but he never openly espoused the heliocentric theory. Dee applied Copernican theory to the problem of calendar reform. His sound recommendations were not accepted, however, for political reasons.[11]

He has often been associated with the Voynich Manuscript.[19][51] Wilfrid M. Voynich, who bought the manuscript in 1912, suggested that Dee may have owned the manuscript and sold it to Rudolph II. Dee's contacts with Rudolph were far less extensive than had previously been thought, however, and Dee's diaries show no evidence of the sale. Dee was, however, known to have possessed a copy of the Book of Soyga, another enciphered book.[52]

At Elizabeth I's request Dee embraced the old Welsh 'Prince Madog' myth to lay claim to North America. The well known story was of a young Welsh prince who discovered America in 1170, over three hundred years before Christopher Columbus's voyage in 1492. The fact was that Elizabeth I had little interest in the New World and Dee's hopes were premature.[53]


The British Museum holds several items once owned by Dee and associated with the spiritual conferences:[54]

In December 2004, both a shew stone (a stone used for scrying) formerly belonging to Dee and a mid-17th century explanation of its use written by Nicholas Culpeper were stolen from the Science Museum in London; they were recovered shortly afterwards.[57]

[edit] Literary and cultural references

Dee was a popular figure in literary works written by his own contemporaries, and he has continued to feature in popular culture ever since, particularly in fiction or fantasy set during his lifetime or that deals with magic or the occult.

16th and 17th centuries
20th century
21st century

[edit] Notes

  1. ^ According to Charlotte Fell-Smith, this portrait was painted when Dee was 67. It belonged to his grandson Rowland Dee and later to Elias Ashmole, who left it to Oxford University.
  2. ^ "Mathematics Genealogy Project". Retrieved 2010-04-02.
  3. ^ "British Society for the History of Mathematics". Retrieved 2010-04-02.
  4. ^ a b c d Roberts, R. Julian (2004; online edition, May 2006). "Dee, John (1527–1609)". Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. Oxford University Press. doi:10.1093/ref:odnb/7418. Retrieved 6 December 2011. (subscription or UK public library membership required).
  5. ^ Venn, J.; Venn, J. A., eds. (1922–1958). "Dee, John". Alumni Cantabrigienses (10 vols) (online ed.). Cambridge University Press.
  6. ^ Gerolamo Cardano (trans. by Jean Stoner) (2002). De Vita Propria (The Book of My Life). New York: New York Review of Books. viii.
  7. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k Fell Smith, Charlotte (1909). John Dee: 1527–1608. London: Constable and Company.
  8. ^ a b c Julian Roberts, ed. (2005). "A John Dee Chronology, 1509–1609". Renaissance Man: The Reconstructed Libraries of European Scholars: 1450–1700 Series One: The Books and Manuscripts of John Dee, 1527–1608. Adam Matthew Publications. Retrieved 27 October 2006.
  9. ^ a b "Mortlake". The Environs of London: County of Surrey 1: 364–88. 1792. Retrieved 27 October 2006.
  10. ^ a b "Books owned by John Dee". St. John's College, Cambridge. Retrieved 26 October 2006.
  11. ^ a b c d Dr. Robert Poole (2005-09-06). "John Dee and the English Calendar: Science, Religion and Empire". Institute of Historical Research. Retrieved 26 October 2006.
  12. ^ Szönyi, György E. (2004). "John Dee and Early Modern Occult Philosophy". Literature Compass 1 (1): 1–12.
  13. ^ a b c d Ken MacMillan (2001-04). "Discourse on history, geography, and law: John Dee and the limits of the British empire, 1576–80". Canadian Journal of History.
  14. ^ John Strype, Annals of the Reformation, Oxford (1824), vol.ii, part ii, no. XLV, 558-563
  15. ^ Forshaw, Peter J. (2005). "The Early Alchemical Reception of John Dee's Monas Hieroglyphica". Ambix (Maney Publishing) 52 (3): 247–269. doi:10.1179/000269805X77772.
  16. ^ "John Dee (1527–1608): Alchemy — the Beginnings of Chemistry" (PDF). Museum of Science and Industry in Manchester. 2005. Archived from the original on September 28, 2006. Retrieved 26 October 2006.
  17. ^ a b c d Stephen Johnston (1995). "The identity of the mathematical practitioner in 16th-century England". Museum of the History of Science, Oxford. Retrieved 27 October 2006.
  18. ^ Frank Klaassen (2002-08). "John Dee's Conversations with Angels: Cabala, alchemy, and the end of nature". Canadian Journal of History.
  19. ^ a b c d e f Calder, I. R. F. (1952). "John Dee Studied as an English Neo-Platonist". University of London. Retrieved 26 October 2006.
  20. ^ "Dee, John". Encyclopædia Britannica. Encyclopædia Britannica Online. 2006. Retrieved 27 October 2006.
  21. ^ a b c Meric Casaubon (1659 Republished by Magickal Childe (1992)). A True & Faithful Relation of What passed for many Yeers between Dr. John Dee (A Mathematician of Great Fame in Q. Eliz. and King James their Reignes) and some spirits. New York: Magickal Childe Pub.. ISBN 0-939708-01-9.
  22. ^ a b Dee, John. Quinti Libri Mysteriorum. British Library.
  23. ^ a b c d Mackay, Charles (1852). "4". Memoirs of Extraordinary Popular Delusions and the Madness of Crowds. London: Office of the National Illustrated Library.
  24. ^ "History of the Alchemy Guild". International Alchemy Guild. Retrieved 26 October 2006. (subscription required)
  25. ^ Dee, John (1842) Diary. Manchester: Chetham Society; p. 33
  26. ^ "John Dee". Encyclopædia Britannica (11th ed. ed.). London: Cambridge University Press. 1911.
  27. ^ a b Fell-Smith, Charlotte (1909). John Dee: 1527–1608: Appendix 1. London: Constable and Company.
  28. ^ Frangopulo, N. J. (1962) Rich Inheritance. Manchester: Education Committee; pp. 129-30
  29. ^ a b John Aubrey (1898). Rev. Andrew Clark. ed. Brief Lives chiefly of Contemporaries set down John Aubrey between the Years 1669 and 1696. Clarendon Press.
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  31. ^ Aubrey's great-grandfather William Aubrey was a cousin of Dee's "and intimate acquaintance".
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  34. ^ Frances Amelia Yates Astraea
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  36. ^ O. J. Padel, ‘Arthur (supp. fl. in or before 6th cent.)’, Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, Oxford University Press, Sept 2004
  37. ^ National Maritime Museum, Imperial ambition
  38. ^ 1577 J. DEE Arte Navigation 65 OED Online Retrieved 1 April 2009
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Napoleon had a big thing about bees. He liked being painted wearing ermine adorned with golden bees.The bee crops up all over the insignia of his reign. Why bees?


There’s an old story that when he became emperor, he told the servants to flip the drapes with all those fleurs-de-lis of the French monarchy. Once flipped, they looked like bees.

The more likely reason was that Napoleon was looking for legitimacy, for his own “regal” connections, but with more “noble” times.

For his own heraldry, the bee was perfect. It was an ancient emblem of France, the symbol of the Merovingians.


Symbol of immortality and resurrection, the bee was chosen so as to link the new dynasty to the very origins of France. Golden bees (in fact, cicadas) were discovered in 1653 in Tournai in the tomb of Childeric I, founder in 457 of the Merovingian dynasty and father of Clovis. They were considered as the oldest emblem of the sovereigns of France.”


Hives mean honeycombs mean hexagons

Bees also mean hives, and honeycombs – and hexagons. The hexagon is a recurring shape in nature, from atoms and honeycombs to the Giant’s Causeway in Northern Ireland. But in a beehive the hexagon is both natural and built.

You can see where this is going, and it’s no surprise that the Freemasons and other secret societies grabbed this natural/constructed shape and loaded it with extra layers of meaning, from the historical to the mystical.

The hexagon = ‘France’

As we were saying the other day, l’Hexagone is the shorthand name for France. This hexagon shape is deeply engrained into French culture. Kids learn about it from an early age in school, and it’s on euro coins, it’s the name of many cafes and restaurants, and you’ll even find it in the shapes of many public places.

L'Hexagone in an old French schoolbook (click to enlarge)

It’s a symmetrical shape, saying that society must somehow be ordered and mathematical too. When you draw lines between its opposite corners, they just happen to bisect either in (a) the Massif Central or (b) near Paris. The heart of the hexagon.

L’Hexagone is shorthand for social order, and for the “metropole”, as opposed to France’s overseas territories such as Corsica, Martinique or French Guiana.

(Perhaps this hexagonal talk rankles with some, a bit like the way “the mainland” carries tons of meaning in Irish history. For invaders, “mainland” meant “back home”, the real place. Irish people still bristle at it – “so your island is a ‘main’ land, with a definite article, and our island isn’t? And you come from a real place and we don’t?”)

So the hexagon describes a dividing line:

The hexagon raises its head in debates about aliens and otherness and in-betweens, from la question Rom to the ban on the full-face veil or the destruction of the bidonvilles.

Not exactly sure where this is all getting us, but we have to keep reminding ourselves that while hexagons do indeed come from nature, the hexagone concept of France is a social, historical and political construct – rather than a “simple” natural one.


Chapter One: The Fall of the Papacy
Up until the middle of the 7th Century, the sovereignty over Rome remained in the hands of the “Byzantine” Roman Emperor, who ruled Italy through his Exarch in Ravenna. It was at that time that the Pontiffs began to subvert the Emperor’s control by allying themselves with the invading Lombards in Italy and Croats in Dalmatia[14], whose kings they baptized as “Roman” Catholics, as distinguished from “Orthodox” Christians. The last Byzantine Emperor to visit Rome as its recognized sovereign was Constans II in 663 A.D. After his reception in Rome, the Emperor journeyed on to Sicily, where he was murdered in the year 668 A.D. under circumstances suggestive of an ecclesiastical plot.[15] We may plausibly speculate, therefore, that the Vatican’s first resort to assassination, and its original appropriation of the scepter of the ancient Caesars, occurred when it became involved in the conspiracy to kill the Roman Emperor. Such a conspiracy might have been hatched in the benighted year of 666 A.D. ? a year which figures so mysteriously in Daniel’s prophecy and in the “number” of the Beast.[16]
The Assassination of Pope John Paul I
To understand the forces at work in the sudden death of Pope John Paul I in 1978 , we should first back up a bit in time to the 19th Century, when the Church was stripped of its sovereign power in the Papal States by the Italian national revolution. As a result, after 1870 the Pope became the pathetic “Prisoner of the Vatican” ? a “prisoner” who was, however, forever intriguing to restore his lost domains. Perhaps to compensate for the loss of his earthly kingdom, Pope Pius IX (1846-1878) convoked Vatican Council I with the purpose of proclaiming his doctrine of “Papal Infallibility”, which would replace the temporal tyranny of the defunct Vatican monarchy with the spiritual tyranny of the “Infallible See”.[24] Quite tragically, this turn toward authoritarian and revanchist politics on the part of the Church was to play no small part in the onset of fascism in the early 20th Century.[25]

Admittedly, one of the “loose ends” of the foregoing prognostications involves the attempted assassination of Pope John Paul II in St. Peter’s Square on May 13, 1981. Given the aggressive (and, in retrospect, highly successful) campaign which Karol Wojtyla was at that time waging against the Eastern Bloc, it is at least plausible that the once-widely-accepted theory of a KGB plot to kill the Pope has some validity. And perhaps our inquiry would end there, but for the fact that the Pope himself fervently believed that his life was saved by the miraculous intercession of Our Lady of Fatima.[101] The Pontiff’s unqualified certainty in this belief was best evidenced by his own directive that he bullet removed from his abdomen be set in the jeweled crown of Fatima’s “Lady in White”.

It is therefore worth considering whether the death/abdication of Pope John Paul II is an event foreseen in the “Secrets of Fatima” ? .
[this is in the footnotes]
6]. There is also strong circumstantial evidence of papal connivance in the assassination, in 679 A.D., of the Frankish King Dagobert II, whose murder effectively terminated the Merovingian dynasty of France's first Christian monarch Clovis. See, Baigent, Leigh, and Lincoln, Holy Blood, Holy Grail, Dell, 1982, pp. 245-257. Later in this book, we will encounter prophecies concerning a descendent of Dagobert II who will rule a World-wide empire and, for a time, dominate the Holy See. In passing, however, we might note the odd “coincidence” that Dagobert fathered his first child in the year 666 A.D.
As I explain in my book Apokalypso – Prophecies of the End of Time (AuthorHouse 2004), February 11th is a “date of infamy” in modern Church history. On February 11, 1929, the Vatican signed the Lateran Treaty with Benito Mussolini — a move which effectively aligned the Church with the Fascist dictatorship in exchange for recognition of Vatican City as a sovereign state. The Treaty also brought the Holy See a large monetary endowment that started it down the road toward the banking scandals of the 1970s — scandals which ultimately led to the assassination of Pope John Paul I and the election of his Polish successor.
The Grand Inquisitor
While one can understand the sycophants of the corporate State and media downplaying this litany of shame, what is truly incomprehensible is the attitude of some who claim to be devotees of Our Lady of Fatima. Have they forgotten so quickly that this is same Cardinal Ratzinger who penned the commentary on the Third Secret which reduced it to a minor “personal revelation” with no consequences at all for the future of the Church and mankind as a whole? The same Ratzinger who hid and continues to hide the actual text of Our Lady’s explanation of the Third Secret and pretends that the vision disclosed in 2000 comprises the entire Fatima prophecy? The same Ratzinger who would have us believe that Fatima’s image of a Pope being assassinated by soldiers amidst mass carnage is equivalent to the wounding of John Paul II by a lone assassin in 1981?
The Bones of the Triumvir
The fact that Pius XI was assassinated, and that his subsequent burial precipitated the Vatican’s search for St. Peter’s tomb, casts a new layer of meaning on another of Nostradamus’ prophecies. Again, the prophet highlights the importance of this particular stanza by assigning it a highly recognizable number ? 3.65, the sixty-fifth Quatrain in Century III.

When the sepulcher of the great Roman is found,
The day after a new Pontiff will be elected:
Scarcely will the Conclave have approved the new Pope
[His predecessor] poisoned, his blood in the sacred chalice.[17]
It’s rather obvious that the “sepulcher of the great Roman” in Quatrain 3.65 is the same as the marble sepulcher in which the “bones of the great Roman” are said to be found in Quatrain 6.66. It’s also quite plausible that the “sacred chalice” envisioned here refers to the Holy Grail, which was the “enigmatic treasure” alluded to in Quatrain 5.7. We might speculate further that the murder of Pius XI ? a murder enacted in the interests of fascism and with the apparent complicity of Vatican insiders ? relates to the “buried evil” spoken of in Quatrain 6.66.












On the tenth anniversary of the Lateran Treaty, February 11, 1939, Pope Pius XI was assassinated. The Pontiff was administered poisoned medications the night before in very much the same way that John Paul I was murdered.

Ironically, the date of Pius’ demise fell exactly on the anniversary of his papal coronation 17 years earlier. This 17- year reign is the subject of one of Nostradamus’ most important prophecies:

After the See has been held for seventeen years,
It will change hands five times in a comparable period of time:
Then one will be elected at the same time [as another],
Who will not be too much in conformity with the Romans.
Century V, Quatrain 92

Conspiracy of Silence

While numerous German Catholics, who participated in the secret printing and distribution of the encyclical Mit brennender Sorge, went to jail and concentration camps, the Western democracies remained silent, which Pope Pius XI labeled bitterly as "a conspiracy of silence".[29] As the extreme nature of Nazi racial antisemitism became obvious, and as Mussolini in the late 1930s began imitating Hitler's anti-Jewish race laws in Italy, Pius XI continued to make his position clear, both in Mit brennender Sorge and in a public address in the Vatican to Belgian pilgrims in 1938: "Mark well that in the Catholic Mass, Abraham is our Patriarch and forefather. Anti-Semitism is incompatible with the lofty thought which that fact expresses. It is a movement with which we Christians can have nothing to do. No, no, I say to you it is impossible for a Christian to take part in anti-Semitism. It is inadmissible. Through Christ and in Christ we are the spiritual progeny of Abraham. Spiritually, we [Christians] are all Semites"[30] These comments were subsequently published worldwide but had little resonance at the time in the secular media.[29] The "Conspiracy of Silence" included not only the silence of secular powers against the horrors of National Socialism but also their silence on the persecution of the Church in the Terrible Triangle. Despite these public comments, Pius was reported privately as suggesting that the Church's problems in the Soviet Union, Mexico and the Spanish Republic were, "reinforced by the anti-Christian spirit of Judaism".[31]

[edit] Terrible Triangle

Pius XI was faced with unprecedented persecution of the Catholic Church in Mexico and Spain and with the persecution of all Christians especially the Eastern Catholic Churches in the Soviet Union. He called this the Terrible Triangle[32]


Terrible Triangle was a term used by Pope Pius XI for the simultaneous persecution of Christians in general and the Catholic Church in particular in three countries: the Soviet Union, Mexico and Spain.[1] These events are said to have influenced his position on Communism throughout his pontificate. Pope Pius XI labeled the failure to protest and react in Europe and the United States as a Conspiracy of Silence.


Pius XI was horrified by Communist persecution of Christians in the Soviet Union, but he mandated Berlin Nuncio Eugenio Pacelli to work secretly on diplomatic arrangements between the Vatican and the Soviet Union. Pacelli in the name of the pope negotiated food shipments for Russia, where the Church was persecuted. He met with Soviet representatives including Foreign Minister Georgi Chicherin, who rejected any kind of religious education, the ordination of priests and bishops, but offered agreements without the points vital to the Vatican.[2] Despite Vatican pessimism and a lack of visible progress, Pacelli continued the secret negotiations until Pius XI ordered them to be discontinued in 1927 because they generated no results and were dangerous to the Church if made public.

The harsh persecution, short of total annihilation, of the clergy, monks, and nuns and other people associated with the Church,[3] continued well into the thirties. In addition to executing and exiling many clerics, monks and laymen, the confiscating of Church implements "for victims of famine" and the closing of churches were common.[4] Yet according to an official report based on the census of 1936, some 55% of Soviet citizens identified themselves openly as religious, while others possibly concealed their belief.[4] In 1937 the Pope issued the encyclical Divini Redemptoris, which was a condemnation of Communism and the Soviet regime. He did name a French Jesuit to go to the USSR and consecrate in secret Roman Catholic bishops. It was a failure, as most of them ended up in gulags or were otherwise killed by the communist regime.

[edit] Mexico

During the pontificate of Pius XI, the Catholic Church was subjected to extreme persecutions in Mexico, which resulted in the death of over 5,000 priests, bishops and religious.[5] In the state of Tabasco the Church was in effect outlawed altogether. In his encyclical Iniquis Afflictisque from 18 November 1926, Pope Pius protested against the slaughter and persecution. The United States of America intervened in 1929 and moderated an agreement.[5] The persecutions resumed in 1931. Pius XI condemned the Mexican government again in his 1932 encyclical Acerba Animi. Problems continued with reduced hostilities until 1940, when in the new pontificate of Pope Pius XII President Manuel Ávila Camacho returned the Mexican churches to the Catholic Church.[5]

One symbol of the massive Church persecution was Miguel Agustín Pro Juárez, S.J. (13 January 1891 – 23 November 1927), a Mexican Catholic Jesuit priest. He was executed during the persecution of the Catholic Church under the presidency of Plutarco Elías Calles after trumped up charges of involvement in an assassination attempt against former President Álvaro Obregón. Fr. Pro was beatified by John Paul II as a martyr on 25 September 1988. On 21 May 2000, Pope John Paul II canonized a group of 25 saints and martyrs arising from the Cristero War.

The vast majority are Catholic priests who were executed for carrying out their ministry despite the suppression under the anti-clerical laws of Plutarco Elías Calles. Priests who took up arms, however, were excluded from the process. The group of saints share the feast day 25 May.[6]

The Power and the Glory (1940) is a fictionalized contemporary account by British author Graham Greene that gives a nuanced account of a priest on the run.

[edit] Spain

The Republican government which had come to power in Spain in 1931 was strongly anti-clerical, secularizing education, prohibiting religious education in the schools, and expelling the Jesuits from the country. On Pentecost 1932, Pope Pius XI protested against these measures and demanded restitution. He asked the Catholics of Spain to fight with all legal means against the injustices.

[edit] See also


In 1929, Pope Pius XI declared the Immaculate Conception under the title of Our Lady of Aparecida as the Queen and Patroness of Brazil.

[edit] Syro-Malankara Catholic Church

Pope Pius XI accepted the Reunion Movement of Mar Ivanios along with four other members of the Malankara Orthodox Church in 1930. As a result of the Reunion Movement, the Syro-Malankara Catholic Church is in full communion with the Bishop of Rome and the Catholic Church.

[edit] Condemnation of racism

The fascist government in Italy had long abstained from copying the racial and anti-Semitic laws and regulations that existed in Germany. This changed dramatically in 1938, the last year of the pontificate of Pius XI, when Italy introduced anti-Semitic legislation. The Pope asked Italy publicly to abstain from demeaning racist legislation, stating that the term “race” is divisive but may be appropriate to differentiate animals.[41] The Catholic view would refer to "the unity of human society", which includes as many differences as music includes intonations. Italy, a civilized country, should not ape the barbarian German legislation, he said.[42] In the same speech, he counter-attacked the Italian government for attacking Catholic Action and even the papacy itself. Qui mange du Pape, en meurt – who eats from the pope, is dead![42] Peter Kent writes:

By the time of his death ... Pius XI had managed to orchestrate a swelling chorus of Church protests against the racial legislation and the ties that bound Italy to Germany. He had single-mindedly continued to denounce the evils of the nazi regime at every possible opportunity and feared above all else the re-opening of the rift between Church and State in his beloved Italy. He had, however, few tangible successes. There had been little improvement in the position of the Church in Germany and there was growing hostility to the Church in Italy on the part of the fascist regime. Almost the only positive result of the last years of his pontificate was a closer relationship with the liberal democracies and yet, even this was seen by many as representing a highly partisan stance on the part of the Pope. In the age of appeasement, the pugnacious obstinancy of Pius XI was held to be contributing more to the polarization of Europe than to its pacification. These reservations about the wisdom of Pius XI's policies were held by his closest and most loyal collaborator, Cardinal Pacelli ... Yet the policies followed by Pius XII soon proved to be very different from those of Pius XI. At heart, Pacelli ... was an appeaser. Pius XII rejected his predecessor's combative stance against the nazi and fascist regimes in favour of a politically disinterested position from which the Pope could act as a mediator to ensure European peace. Only if the papacy had an open and friendly relationship with all the great powers, could the Pope use his influence for the resolution of conflicts and the avoidance of war.

[edit] Humani Generis Unitas

The text of a possible encyclical Humani Generis Unitas, The Unity of the Human Society, that Pius XI commissioned to denounce racism in the USA, Europe and elsewhere, colonialism and the violent German nationalism was published by Georges Passelecq and Berard Suchecky under the title L'Encyclique Cachee De Pie XI.[43]

Following Vatican custom, his successor Pope Pius XII, who according to the authors was not aware of the text before the death of his predecessor,[44] chose not to publish this encyclical. However, his first encyclical Summi Pontificatus (12 October 1939), published after the beginning of World War II, has the identical title On the Unity of Human Society and uses many of the arguments of the text, avoiding all of the negative characterisation of the Jewish people and religion contained in the proposed text of the encyclical.[45] Summi Pontificatus sees Christianity being universalized and opposed to racial hostility and superiority. There are no real racial differences, because the human race forms a unity, because "one ancestor [God] made all nations to inhabit the whole earth".

[edit] Death and burial

pope pius xi tomb

The sarcophagus of Pope Pius XI.


Pope Pius had already been ill for some time when, on 25 November 1938, he suffered two heart attacks within several hours. He had serious breathing problems and had to stay in his apartment.[46] There he developed the idea of labelling two of his best bottles of wine to “my successor in the year 2000”.[46] It is not known if Pope John Paul II ever received them. He gave his last address to the Pontifical Academy of Sciences, which he had founded. He spoke without prepared text on the relation between science and the Catholic religion. This is considered to have been his last major pontifical address.[47] A young priest tried to influence him to take his medicine, reminding him of the old Roman saying Principiis obsta (Resist the beginnings) but the Pope smiled and said, "you forgot the second part, sero medicina paratur, it’s too late for medicine". In February 1939, the situation of the Pontiff visibly degenerated. Pius had major pain and difficulties walking. When he tried to get out of bed, he was unable to do so, because of increased breathing problems. On 7 February, a team of several doctors announced to the papal staff that the Pontiff would soon depart from them.[48] He was now aided by this team of doctors, the professors Milani, Rocchi, Bonamone, Gemelli and Bianchi, specialists from all over Italy.[48] They informed Cardinal Eugenio Pacelli and Monsignor Giovanni Battista Montini that heart insufficiency combined with bronchial attacks had hopelessly complicated the already poor outlook. The Pope himself made plans for continued audiences with Domenico Tardini, as if he would recover within short time, although, because he was unable to breathe normally, he lost his ability to move or even to turn in his bed. His last words to those near him were spoken with clarity and firmness: My soul parts from you all in peace.[49] Pope Pius XI died at 5:31 am (Rome Time) of a third heart attack on 10 February 1939, aged 81. Some believe he was silenced by being murdered:[50][51][52][53][54][55] this is pure conjecture based on the fact that his primary physician was Dr. Francesco Petacci, father of Claretta Petacci, Mussolini’s mistress. He was buried in the crypt at St. Peter's Basilica, in the main chapel, close to the Tomb of St. Peter.










The First Pope Paul VI

The Second Pope Paul VI?

Pope Paul VI
born September 26, 1897;
died August 6, 1978
was pope from 1963 to 1978.
He was baptised Giovanni Battista Montini.
He was ordained in 1920.

Paul VI (Which version Pope is This?)

born September 26, 1897, Concesio, near Brescia, Italy
died August 6, 1978, Castel Gandolfo

Age at Death: 80 - Cause of Death: Heart attack

original name Giovanni Battista MontiniItalian pope of the Roman Catholic church (reigned 1963–78) during a period including most of the second Vatican Council (1962–65) and the immediate postconciliar era, in which he issued directives and guidance to a changing Roman Catholic church. His pontificate was confronted with the problems and uncertainties of a church facing a new role in the contemporary world.

Last Sunday (August 6, 1978), about five o’clock in the afternoon, Pope Paul VI was stricken by a heart attack while he was assisting at a Mass celebrated by his personal assistant. It was the Feast of the Transfiguration.

Burial & Eternity

Some Catholic papers, as well as secular magazines, have reported that Paul VI, after his burial stank so badly that the coffin had to be opened several times to put more formaldehyde in to stop the stench. In fact photographs show the face of Paul 666 rotting even before he was buried, thus prompting his masonic cardinals to bury him poste haste. The rot was already seen by hundreds if not thousands of people as they filed by his open bier.

Scandalous Photos of Pope Paul VI

The Writings of Pope Paul VI

Pope Paul Seen In Trouble - Prayers Asked
Jacinta's Visions of the Holy Father

Photo Used in 1967

Photo Marked 1964 (same newspaper as the one below)
Photo Used in Germany, year 2000

Year Unknown - Remembering High Chief Tuatagaloa Palepa Yandall
From 1975

In the photographs taken of Pope Paul VI, one might think that the differences are just because of aging, but that is not the case. The later photos show a Pope with a more hooked nose, of a different shape, more rounded, from the earlier Pope. The ear shapes are completely different, including the size of the lobes. The jaw of the earlier Pope is much more prominent than the later Pope.

The later Pope is thought to be an Italian Actor, who had plastic surgery to make him look like the Pope, supposedly arranged by Cardinals Villot, Benelli and Casaroli. These three men made sure that few people got close to the new Pope, who was being kept hostage, drugged and bound to his chair.

Other people suspected something strange was going on and investigated it. Author Theodor Kolberg of Germany wrote his findings on the case in his book "Unsturg um Vatikan? (An Overthrow of the Vatican?). He even got voiceprints of the two Popes to show the differences using recordings of public blessings. Father Malachi Martin also was aware of the situation.

One of the duties of the imposter Pope was to present new encyclicals which put the Catholic Church in bad standing. The real Pope endured as a hostage until he finally died in 1978. Meanwhile the false Pope installed Benelli to a Cardinal in 1977 so he would have a chance at becoming Pope himself. He aligned himself with communist and Masonic forces to become a likely candidate to antipope.

Once it became clear that Benelli would not become Pope, he arranged it so Albino Luciani would be elected Pope John Paul I. As you will see below, Pope John Paul I was murdered with 1 month of his election to Pope. Luciani was naive to politics and was vocal with announcing his intention to continue the reforms of his predecessors. He was in good health. Everyone was shocked when he died of an apparent heart attack 34 days later. What was more unusual, 4 other people died of apparent heart attacks within that same 4 weeks of his papacy.

Benelli fell short of the 75 votes needed to be elected the new Pope and after Cardinal Giovanni Benelli’s candidacy stalled, the electors decided they would look outside Italy, and König suggested a man from behind the Iron Curtain. and unexpectedly Carlinda Karol Wojtyla of Poland was elected. What was strange was that Villot, Benelli, and Casaroli were selected by the new Pope to run important departments within the Vatican. Since they worked so closely with the new Pope, the communists felt assured they had a victory even though Benelli didn't become Pope.

In 1981 when Pope Paul II was gunned down in the streets, the communists were even more sure they were victorious, but miraculously, the Pope overcame his dire injuries. There were several other attempts on his life, but he escaped with his life intact.

Much time has passed since then. Villot died in a car accident on March 9, 1979. Casaroli died on June 10, 1998. According to Kathleen Keating in her book, "The Final Warning", Benelli is still alive but quite old now, however, reputable websites say that Cardinal Benelli died in 1982. (Cardinalate. Created cardinal priest, June 27, 1977; received red biretta and title of S. Prisca, June 27, 1977. Attended IV Ordinary Assembly of World Synod of Bishops, Vatican City, September 30-October 29, 1977. Participated in conclave of August 25-26, 1978. Participated in conclave of October 14-16, 1978. Attended I Plenary Assembly of Sacred College of Cardinals, Vatican City, November 5-9, 1979; V Ordinary Assembly of World Synod of Bishops, Vatican City, September 26-October 25, 1980. Death. October 26, 1982, Florence. Buried, metropolitan cathedral basilica S. Maria del Fiore, Florence. .
It is quite obvious that Pope John Paul II does not have much longer to live as he is extremely frail.

It is critical to remember that this will be the first conclave of the third millennium. That fact alone will impose tremendous psychological pressure on the electors to be forward looking, choosing a man who embodies the church of the future. That means the developing world, where seventy percent of Catholics today live - and the only place where the church is experiencing significant growth. This could mean an African such as Nigerian Cardinal Francis Arinze, but for men accustomed to “thinking in centuries,” the African church (below the Sahara) probably seems far too new, too fluid to be ready for the papacy. There aren’t enough Catholics in Asia for that region to make sense. Thus if the cardinals want a Third World pope, it seems more likely they will turn to a Latin American.

The Cardinals and the Conclaves to Elect the New Pope

Pope John Paul I - 1912 - 1978

The Murder of Pope John Paul 1

........At 4.30 a.m. on the morning of Fri September 29th , 1978 Sister Vincenza carried a flask of coffee to the study..... At 4.45 am she returned. The tray of coffee in the study was untouched.....she moved to the bedroom door and listened. There was no sound. She knocked on the door, timidly at first, then with greater force. Still there was silence. There was a light shining from under the door of the bedroom. She knocked again on the bedroom door. Still there was no answer.

Opening the door she saw Albino Luciani sitting up in bed. He was wearing his glasses and gripped in his hands were some sheets of paper. His head was turned to the right and the lips were parted showing his teeth. It was not the smiling face that had so impressed the millions but an expression of agony. She felt his pulse.. Recently she recounted that moment:

"It was a miracle that I survived. I have a bad heart. I pushed the bell to summon the secretaries, then I went out to find the other sisters and to awaken Don Diego."

.....after a mere 33 days as Pope, Albino Luciani had died alone...

Less than twelve hours earlier Albino Luciani had told Villot of his impending replacement by Benelli. Now, far from being a former Secretary of State the Pope's death..... ensured he would remain in office......

Beside the Pope's bed on a small table was the medicine that Luciani had been taking for low blood pressure. Villot pocketed the medicine and removed the notes on the Papal transfers and appointments from the dead Pope's hands. They followed the medicine into Villot's pocket. From his study desk his last Will was removed. Also to vanish from the bedroom were the Pope's glasses and slippers. None of these items has ever been seen again.....

All the hopes, dreams, aspirations were shattered. The plans Luciani had made, the changes, the new direction, all had come to nothing.....

Cardinal Benelli.. With tears still running down his face... said: "The church has lost the right man for the right moment. We are very distressed. We are left frightened....."

[David Yallop In God's Name Johnathan Cape London 1984]

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