October 21, 2021

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Memory is a glorious and admirable gift  of nature by which we recall past things, we embrace present things, and we contemplate future things through their likeness to past things.

Natural memory comes soley from the gift of nature, without aid of any artifice.

Artificial memory is the auxiliary and assistant of natural memory…artficial from ‘art’ becasue it is found artificially through subtlety of mind

Boncompagno da Signa, Bologna, 1235

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The Bonfire Plot – Part 4

"Hanged, Drawn and Quartered..." Only eight of the original Plot survived. On a cold Monday, January 27, 1606, all the prisoners were brought from the Tower of London through...

The Bonfire Plot: Part 1

"We must blow up the King and his Parliament..." In 1604 four men, Robert Catesby, Thomas Winter, John Winter,and John Wright, all Catholics who had been personally affected by...

The Bonfire Plot – Who Is Guy Fawkes?

Guy Fawkes: Also known as John Johnson,or as Guido Fawkes apprehended on Nov 5th 1605, under the Houses of Parliamnent with hundreds of pounds of gunpowder and a handful of...