Jesus and John, a Novel by Dr. Pelham Mead

Background to the novel. I wanted to answer many questions about Jesus and his cousin John in their childhood and teen years. For Jesus the Holy Family flight into Egypt to avoid Herods soldiers was taken from the written tradition of the Egyptian Coptic Church. ¬†For hundreds of years the story of the Holy family…

dirty fat king henry VIII 1500’s

History records that when King Henry VIII met his wife to be Princess Anne of Cleve’s from Germany he said she was plain and ugly. From Anne of Cleaves viewpoint she had never seen a photo or painting of Henry before. She was told he was tall ,red headed, and handsome. That was twenty years…

Anne of Cleve’s, 4th wife of King Henry VIII

Anne was the step mother of Mary oldest daughter of king Henry VIII. she was a year older than Mary and a close friend who helped both Mary and Elizabeth educate themselves. she outlived Henry VIii and lived to see the Coronation of Mary as Queen of England. she became a close friend to the…