Chapter 5- Young John from the Novel, “Jesus and John,” by Dr. Pelham Mead, Xlibris publishers

Chapter 5- Young John   Luke:   1:57 When the time arrived for Elizabeth to have her child she gave birth to a son. 1:58 Her neighbors and relatives heard that the Lord had shown his great mercy toward her, and they rejoiced with her. 1:59 When they came on the eighth day to circumcise the child, they were going to call him Zechariah after his father, 1:60 but his mother said in reply, “No. He will be called John.” 1:61 But they answered her, “There is no one among your relatives who has this name.” 1:62 So they made … Continue reading Chapter 5- Young John from the Novel, “Jesus and John,” by Dr. Pelham Mead, Xlibris publishers

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 before. The king planned on surprising Anne at Greenwich where she was staying on New Years Eve 1540. The surprise backfired and Henry was taken aback that Anne did not recognize him nor did she submit to him kissing her and later forcing her to … Continue reading dirty fat king henry VIII 1500’s

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 King and he named her his beloved sister. she was a German princess of age 24 when Henry arranged with her brother Duke William of Cleve’s to have then married. many were not aware of her influence on Mary daughter of the King. I intend … Continue reading Anne of Cleve’s, 4th wife of King Henry VIII