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PostPosted: Mon Sep 19, 2016 2:22 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Royal 'rape-claim valet' dies aged 44
00:00, 27 AUG 2005 UPDATED 02:44, 31 MAR 2013 BY WALESONLINE
WELSH former royal servant George Smith, who claimed he was raped by one of Prince Charles's close aides, has died, his father said last night.

http://www.walesonline.co.uk/news/wales-news/royal-rape-claim-valet-di es-aged-2385072

WELSH former royal servant George Smith, who claimed he was raped by one of Prince Charles's close aides, has died, his father said last night.

Peter Smith said his 44-year-old son, who suffered flashbacks after seeing colleagues burnt alive on Sir Galahad during the Falklands War, had become the latest victim of the 1982 conflict.

He had been unwell for some time and died on Wednesday.

George Smith, who lived in Newport, Gwent, was a former corporal in the Welsh Guards and Charles's valet for nine years until being dismissed in 1997.

He became embroiled in a media storm when he alleged that he was raped by another royal servant in 1989, but the claim was never proven and was strenuously denied.

He also claimed to have witnessed Charles in a compro-mising position with a servant.

At the time, Charles's private secretary, Sir Michael Peat, spoke on television to refute the allegations about the heir to the throne.

Yesterday, Peter Smith said his son was rushed into the Royal Gwent Hospital, Newport, on August 18, suffering from internal bleeding. The divorced father-of- two is believed to have had a long-standing drink problem and a history of depression.

His father said, "He hadn't been well for a long time.

"It's another statistic from the Falklands. I can't talk about it too much - I always well up."

A friend of the family, who did not wish to be named, said, "His death wasn't expected. I think you would be safe to say that George is another 'Falklands fallen'.

"The Falklands was a major contributing part of his problems. He used to regularly relive what happened on the Sir Galahad.

"But he was a very happy fellow, a nice man, and well-liked.

"He was a proud man and he was proud of being in the Welsh Guards. To serve the Prince of Wales and Princess Di was just everything. All that happened later on took its toll."

His initial trauma appears to have been triggered when the Sir Galahad went up in flames after being attacked by Argentine fighter planes, an attack that caused the horrific injuries suffered by fellow Welsh Guard Simon Weston.

Then, in 1996, during his time as a royal servant, he alleged he had been raped by a fellow royal servant seven years earlier.

Prince Charles' office did an internal investigation into the claims, which were subsequently dismissed by the Prince's staff and by Hounslow Police - but not by Diana, Princess of Wales.

The Princess, who was then involved in a bitter and public war of words with her former husband, recorded a notorious interview with Mr Smith, which became known as the "rape tape".

The tape's existence emerged when it became a crucial element in the trial of former royal butler Paul Burrell.


It was allegedly kept in a small mahogany box, and Burrell alleged that the lock was broken on the box and the tape removed in the weeks after Diana's death.

In November 2003, Smith triggered an international media feeding frenzy when he went public with his claims about Prince Charles in a newspaper interview.

But he was discredited when he was apparently filmed offering to drop his claims, in a second newspaper interview, for a payment of £60,000.

His constituency MP Paul Flynn said, "He had a rough life. He was very badly treated and they got some of their best public relations people to bad mouth him at the time. They really turned the heat on him.

"I thought it was pretty disgraceful and he disappeared from the scene because of it. It's a sad life and a tragic case."

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A Few Inconvenient Truths About The ‘British Royal Family': The Queen’s Speech – Decyphered
Sunday, May 3, 2015 16:26
http://beforeitsnews.com/eu/2015/05/a-few-inconvenient-truths-about-th e-british-royal-family-the-queens-speech-decyphered-2582560.html?curre ntSplittedPage=0

From: ChristopherEverard

What’s behind all of the tradition, pomp and circumstance? Another Christmas under our belts and with that, another Queen’s address to her British subjects, and to the peoples of world at large.

It’s a hard knock life: The Royal Family enjoy an exquisite day of champagne and presents at one of many royal digs
Who are the Royal Family? We see the royals constantly in the media, yet very rarely in public. Where do they come from? How, and why did they acquire the name “Windsor”?

Also see these videos: What the ‘Royal Family’ Doesn’t Want You to See

The Queen’s Speech Is usually recorded about four weeks before Christmas. Because the Queen is married to a German family, and her ancestor, Prince Albert of Saxe Coburg spoke German, wrote all letters of state in German and that her own nephew was a spy selling British secrets to the Germans, the Queen uses the Christmas Day broadcast to make us think she is wholly British and a Christian.

Her actual family come from Saxony and Bavaria – more of her ancestors are German than British.

Her Christmas Day speech usually includes references to British religious landmarks, such as this year when her speech stated “In the ruins of the old Coventry Cathedral is a sculpture of a man and a woman reaching out to embrace each other. The sculptor was inspired by the story of a woman who crossed Europe on foot after the war to find her husband. Casts of the same sculpture can be found in Belfast and Berlin, and it is simply called Reconciliation”.

The Queen is not just the Queen of Britain, she is the queen of a vast empire called the Commonwealth.

Her name is not ‘Windsor’ – on 18th of July 1917, the Times newspaper carried a royal proclamation introducing the name “Windsor” and dropping “all German titles” held by the royal family at Buckingham Palace. Britain’s royal family were known as the Dukes, Kings and Queens of “Saxe-Coburg-Gotha”. In a time of brutal war with Germany, a more German family name would be hard to find.

By 1915, with the first world war almost a year old, the horrific sinking of the cruise-ship Lusitania by a German submarine – with the loss of almost 1,200 lives – a fresh wave of anti-German outrage emerged in Britain and in the USA. The consequences for Germans in Britain were grave – and so, being German, the queen’s grand-parents and great-grandparents created a fake name which they use to this day; ‘WINDSOR’.

Today, our present queen is the queen to peoples on all corners of planet earth – and she earns TAXES from far a field, such as sheep farm workers in Australia and tourism businesses in the many Caribbean islands which the queen owns as part of the ‘commonwealth’.

Her close relatives control the thrones of Spain, Netherlands and her brother-in-law’s family controlled the intelligence/spy networks of the NAZI Third Reich. She is married to her own cousin, and he owns an enormous private estate in the Holstein-Schleisweg district on the border between northern Germany and Scandinavia. The queen hires and fires the head of the BBC and several other prominent jobs in Britain. Her family’s financial affairs are forbidden from public discussion and she can recall and dissolve parliament whenever she likes. Her cousin is DAVID CAMERON, and there are strong Germanic-Jewish ties to our ‘British’ royal family.

Where does her money come from? It comes in the form of TAXES which are earned from millions of people’s wage-packets. The Queen also earns millions each year from her private estate which is centred on the county of Lancaster.

The Duchy Of Lancaster

In addition to the total monarchial control of the Inland Revenue, Royal Mint and Crown Estates, the British monarchy have their own personal land estates – these are properties which at no time can be claimed by the British People and are always, under rule of law, considered to be private estates. One such estate is the vast Duchy of Lancaster which consists of 46,200 acres (18,700 hectares) which includes hamlets, villages, towns, historic buildings, and farm land right across England and Wales.



As of fiscal year 2007, the Duchy of Lancaster is valued at £397 million, earning Queen Elizabeth an officially stated net profit of £11.9 million – or, put another way, she has a private income from this Duchy equivalent to nearly £33,000 per day. Income tax is paid voluntarily on all profits from the Duchy of Lancaster.

The duchy is not the property of ‘The Crown’ (which is a label used to perpetuate the pretence that British People own the property) but is instead the personal property of the monarch and has been since 1399, when the Dukedom of Lancaster, held by Henry of Bolingbroke merged with the crown on his appropriation of the throne (after the dispossession from Richard II).

This area of Britain is populated by some of the poorest families in Europe, with disgusting living conditions. Elevators full of piss are a common sight, and vandalism and graffiti is, perhaps, a subconscious reaction to the immense inequality witnessed in this region.

I have written this article so that the next time a politician tells you that there will be ‘tough decisions’ to be made – which is political double-speak for cutting wages and wheeling in another slab of taxes which fire off yet another recession – you can refer to this article and confidently quote the immense amount of TAX which we all pay each year and how our tax money has created a vast fortune for the Royals.

The Royal Trillions

Taxes on Customs & Excise are collected worldwide and funneled into Buckingham Palace – it is a matter of fact that revenues flow into the coffers from the USA and especially the ‘common wealth’ nations.



BP shareholdings by the British royals and indeed the Dutch royals (who are closely related) are extensive – to say the least – and the crude oil extracted from the Americas by BP, which is then refined into consumer products, marine diesel and automobile fuels, accrues vast revenues for the royal family members in Europe…

First of all, exactly how much tax do British people pay every year? Taxation in the United Kingdom earned Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs £660 billion pounds last year – that is the sum which is commonly quoted by MPs and newspapers. Much of that tax comes from the People – not Corporations – who are often able to shutdown their parent company after three years, and start trading under a slightly different name, thus avoiding capital gains tax in perpetuity.

This, of course, makes a mockery of the unwritten law that the wealthier of people in society contribute tax revenue in order to help the disabled & elderly. Workers, however, on the P.A.Y.E system cannot take legal advantage of tax havens, and have the indignation of a large portion of their salary being taxed/stolen at source, with not a jot of thanks from the Inland Revenue – nor, more importantly, is there any explanation as to why they have been taxed and what exactly the tax will be spent on.

Of course, the Queen would be horrified if the British public realised that her own brother-in-law through marriage was a senior NAZI who funded and helped stage-manage the murder, torture, rape, killing and bombing of many hundreds of thousands of British troops and their allies.

The queen’s husband has close former Nazi relatives – and this fact was raised by Mohamed Al Fayed during his evidence at the inquest into the killing of his son Dodi and Princess Diana in 1997. Mr Al Fayed believes Prince Philip personally orchestrated their deaths and, while being questioned, demanded that the coroner Mr Justice Scott Baker investigate the “Prince’s Nazi past”.

The sinister Nazi connections come from three of the Duke of Edinburgh’s four sisters – Sophie, Cecile and Margarita. All had married German princes, three of whom became leading Nazis – and that means that they were financing the killing machine which bred a ‘master race’ .

Prince Philip, whose family name is Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glücksburg, attended the funeral in Nazi Germany of his elder sister Cecile as a 16-year-old schoolboy in 1937. He was pictured flanked by other relatives who were dressed in NAZI and Brownshirt uniforms.



Philip (marked) at his sister’s funeral in 1937 in Germany flanked by relatives in Nazi uniforms

This, then, is the queen’s immediate inter-married family – headed by two princes in particular – Philipp of Hesse and his brother Christoph, who were great-grandsons of Queen Victoria – they had been central architects of a plan which was designed to bomb and crush the national governments of all Europe’s nations, and bring the colonies of Portugal, Spain, Belgium, Austria, Hungary, Britain, Ireland, Scandinavia and Greece under one centralised super-government which is exactly what we have today – it is called the EUROPEAN UNION – and it is secretly controlled by Buckingham Palace.

The queen’s immediate relatives plotted and conducted bombing raids and reduced the areas of all Europe’s cities where poor people lived into rubble and wasteland. It was the queen’s relatives who waged war on the People – the POOR PEOPLE.

No wonder then, as this information seeps out onto the world wide web, that she announced in her Christmas broadcast “Reconciliation is the peaceful end to conflict, and we were reminded of this in August when countries on both sides of the first world war came together to remember in peace…”

The queen then said;

“The ceramic poppies at the Tower of London drew millions, and the only possible reaction to seeing them and walking among them was silence. For every poppy a life; and a reminder of the grief of loved ones left behind”.

In fact, those poppies displayed at the Tower of London were deliberately made to look like blood gushing from a window and pooling around the Tower which is where many royal members of the queen’s family had been murdered, or ordered the torture and execution of the innocent.

The queen’s speech is definitely an ‘olive branch’ being offered to authors like myself who have made films that expose the carnage and blood on royal hands. She said;

“In 1914, many people thought the war would be over by Christmas, but sadly by then the trenches were dug and the future shape of the war in Europe was set. But, as we know, something remarkable did happen that Christmas, exactly a hundred years ago today. Without any instruction or command, the shooting stopped and German and British soldiers met in no man’s land. Photographs were taken and gifts exchanged. It was a Christmas truce. Truces are not a new idea. In the ancient world a truce was declared for the duration of the Olympic Games and wars and battles were put on hold…”.

Well Ma’am, I am sorry to say this, but the only we can have any kind of truce is by way of equalising British society, handing back lands stolen from commonwealth aboriginal tribal people, and making sure that you STOP TAXING US.

The queen then attempted to ingratiate herself with the millions of brain dead TV addicts who sit through hours of meaningless televised SPORT – she said;

“Sport has a wonderful way of bringing together people and nations, as we saw this year in Glasgow when over 70 countries took part in the Commonwealth Games. It is no accident that they are known as the Friendly Games. As well as promoting dialogue between nations, the Commonwealth Games pioneered the inclusion of para-sports within each day’s events. As with the Invictus Games that followed, the courage, determination and talent of the athletes captured our imagination as well as breaking down divisions…”

The queen thinks that giving ‘circuses’ to the nations, just as the Roman Emperors did, that we would all forget about her family’s heinous war crimes. We don’t and will not.

Her Majesty then attempted to make some kind of apology for the thousands of families who were marred and bereaved through her civil warfare operation in Northern Ireland which lasted from the early 1960s through to the end of the 1990s; She said

“The benefits of reconciliation were clear to see when I visited Belfast in June. While my tour of the set of Game Of Thrones may have gained most attention, my visit to the Crumlin Road Gaol will remain vividly in my mind”.

It was, actually, this prison where agents, double agents and triple agents tortured, beat and were themselves incarcerated as the wicked civil warfare bloomed in Ireland – this war was about TAXATION and the need-for-greed which assimilates all royal family members – it is the wage packets of the Northern Irish people closest to her heart – not their feelings, or remorse for the people killed under orders of the ‘loyalists’ and the MI5 death squads in Ireland.

She even had the audacity to say;

“What was once a prison during the Troubles is now a place of hope and fresh purpose; a reminder of what is possible when people reach out to one another, rather like the couple in the sculpture”.

Of course, the real reason why there is now a truce in northern Ireland is that bombs were planted in the City of London which hit Buckingham Palace and all their stockbroker yes-men very hard indeed.

Perhaps the biggest insult was a total lack of recognition of the blatant VOTE RIGGING in the Scottish Referendum, which I predicted two months before it would take place, would result in an outcome in favour of Buckingham Palace – on this point, the queen said;

“Of course, reconciliation takes different forms. In Scotland after the referendum many felt great disappointment, while others felt great relief; and bridging these differences will take time”.

Of course, the Bavarian Illuminati was a Judaic and ‘illuminised’ form of freemasonry – it’s rituals were based on jewish magic and Chaldean pageantry. Adam Weishaupt was a closet jewish lawyer specialising in the law of the Vatican, and he received regular wages from the queen’s ancestor, Duke Ernest II of Saxe-Gotha-Altenburg (1745–1804).

“Adam Weishaupt was born in Ingolstadt, Bavaria on February 6, 1748. His father died when he was seven and his godfather, Baron Ickstatt, entrusted his early education to the most powerful group of the time: the Jesuits. Known for its subversive methods and conspiratorial tendencies, the Society of Jesus had a stronghold on Bavaria’s politics and educational system.
“The degree of power to which the representatives of the Society of Jesus had been able to attain in Bavaria was all but absolute. Members of the order were the confessors and preceptors of the electors; hence they had a direct influence upon the policies of government. The censorship of religion had fallen into their eager hands, to the extent that some of the parishes even were compelled to recognize their authority and power. To exterminate all Protestant influence and to render the Catholic establishment complete, they had taken possession of the instruments of public education. It was by Jesuits that the majority of the Bavarian colleges were founded, and by them they were controlled. By them also the secondary schools of the country were conducted. “

Weishaupt lived in a house on the Gotha Duchy writing a series of works on illuminism [ie; planning the New World Order], his books include gems such as A Complete History of the Persecutions of the Illuminati in Bavaria (1785), A Picture of Illuminism (1786), An Apology for the Illuminati (1786), and An Improved System of Illuminism (1787).

Considering the devilish antics of Bavarian secret societies and the inter-generational masonic mind-programming which has gone on amongst the royal family, one can see very well that they are far from being ‘good christians’…

The likelihood of the queen being christian is doubtful at best, and a farce at worst – her ancestors have been brown-nosing with satanically-inspired diabolical secret societies, and her own great grand-parents designed [or I should say re-designed] Europe using the help of a jewish-catholic lawyer – Weishaupt – who preached that all religions were ‘tools’ and that Illuminati brethren should conceal their true religious allegiance.



Prince Albert’s mother was dismissed from the court of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha for having an affair with the Jewish chamberlain, the Baron von Mayern – and in fact queen Victoria’s husband, Prince Albert, may have been illegitimate. Albert’s father may have been Jewish… And this would explain the very un-Britishness of the facial features we see in today’s royal family. Another reason may be due to Albert’s father, the Duke of Saxe-Coburg, had hereditary syphilis – but that’s another story!

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PostPosted: Sun Oct 02, 2016 10:04 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Here's where the £17.6tn figure comes from
Who Owns the World
“A land poor race on a land rich planet.”
Kevin Cahill’s new book Who Owns the World book examines land ownership in each one of the world’s 197 states or countries and 66 major territories, the first such survey ever attempted.
http://theeconomicrealms.blogspot.co.uk/2013/03/who-owns-world.html
The value of her land holding. £17,600,000,000,000 (approx).
This makes her the richest individual on earth. However, there is no way easily to value her real estate. There is no current market in the land of entire countries. At a rough estimate of $5,000 an acre, and based on the sale of Alaska to the USA by the Tsar, and of Louisiana to the USA by France, the Queen’s land holding is worth a notional $33,000,000,000,000 (Thirty three trillion dollars or about £17,600,000,000,000). Her holding is based on the laws of the countries she owns and her land title is valid in all the countries she owns. Her main holdings are Canada, the 2nd largest country on earth, with 2,467 million acres, Australia, the 7th largest country on earth with 1,900 million acres, the Papua New Guinea with114 million acres, New Zealand with 66 million acres and the UK with 60 million acres.
She is the world’s largest landowner by a significant margin. The next largest landowner is the Russian state, with an overall ownership of 4,219 million acres, and a direct ownership comparable with the Queen’s land holding of 2,447 million acres. The 3rd largest landowner is the Chinese state, which claims all of Chinese land, about 2,365 million acres. The 4th largest landowner on earth is the Federal Government of the United States, which owns about one third of the land of the USA, 760 million acres...

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Jimmy Savile and Prince Charles' very close friendship with sex abuse bishop Peter Ball
By RICHARD KAY FOR THE DAILY MAIL
PUBLISHED: 00:13, 9 October 2015 | UPDATED: 06:41, 9 October 2015
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-3265742/Jimmy-Savile-Prince-Ch arles-close-friendship-sex-abuse-bishop-Peter-Ball.html

Lit by the flickering light of a log fire, their faces glowed with sober mutual interest. The prince with the troubled soul and the priest with all the answers.

Staff at Highgrove, the Prince of Wales’s country home, had grown accustomed to these intimate exchanges when the Rt Rev Peter Ball, the now disgraced Bishop of Gloucester, came to offer solace and enlightenment to their boss.

Charles had long been an admirer of the charismatic and dedicated Anglican churchman, who slept on an old horsehair mattress on the floor of his own Gloucester residence and rose for prayer at 4.30am.

When the Prince’s marriage to Diana was unravelling, Ball’s advice was sought and the prince had written ‘personal letters’ to him. Later, the bishop encouraged him over his relationship with the former Mrs Camilla Parker Bowles.

Indeed, so grateful were both Charles and Camilla for his guidance and his kindness that Ball was invited to their wedding at Windsor Castle in 2005.

Throughout these years, Charles’s support for the bishop was unwavering. ‘They would pray together in the Sanctuary,’ recalls one former aide.

The Sanctuary is a Harry Potter-esque temple built by Charles deep in a glade in Highgrove’s grounds to mark the Millennium, and where he retreats for quiet contemplation.

Constructed to a ‘sacred geometry’ design — the mathematical proportions of the building are said to have religious significance — its decorations are minimal.

Inside, there is an oak table with a rush cross hanging above it, as well as the wood-burning stove in front of which Charles and the bishop would sit.

Two stained glass windows are dedicated to the memory of Ted Hughes, the late Poet Laureate, and the writer Sir Laurens van der Post, Charles’s philosopher guru.

One former member of the Highgrove staff told me that Ball himself had consecrated the building, although it was later reported that the Bishop of London, Richard Chartres, had been invited to perform a blessing.

Whatever the case, it was Ball who delivered the address at the funeral of the Duchess of Cornwall’s father, Major Bruce Shand, in 2006, where mourners included Charles, William and Harry.

Against such a background, it is easier to understand why Charles had offered Ball sanctuary in a Duchy of Cornwall property when, in 1993, the bishop was forced to resign after being let off with a caution by police over allegations that he indecently assaulted a 17-year-old novice monk.

Yesterday, after Ball, 83, was finally jailed for this crime — along with other sexual abuse offences dating back 40 years — the Prince issued a statement denying that he interfered in the 1993 legal process which resulted in the then bishop escaping sex abuse charges.

So what is the truth of Charles’s friendship with the prelate who preferred to dress in the robes of a monk rather than the ceremonial purple of a bishop. And how did it flourish despite the unsavoury allegations swirling about him?

As we shall see, the Prince of Wales was not the only senior royal figure who knew and liked Ball. But first it is important to set Peter Ball in context.

The shuffling old man we saw arriving at the Old Bailey this week, where he was jailed for 32 months, was something of a celebrity figure in the early 1980s, when respect for the Church was higher than it is now.

And he was part of a double act with his twin brother, Michael. They founded their own monastic community, both became bishops (Peter at Lewes then Gloucester, Michael at Jarrow then Truro).

Educated at Lancing College and Cambridge, where he collected a Blue for squash, Peter was always the more affable and outgoing of the twins, enjoying the good life, especially fine wines and good food. He once dined in his monk’s habit at the Savoy with Mrs Thatcher. He even appeared in the gossip columns when he announced he was taking up stock car racing.

While his charisma and powerful personality attracted a wide circle of friends, he was also part of a High Church scene in the diocese of Chichester when Eric Kemp, a formidable figure of the old school, was bishop. Chichester under Kemp was one of the last bastions for clergy opposed to female ordinations, and it attracted a lot of openly gay clergy.

When Kemp appointed the flamboyant Ball as his assistant in the post of bishop of Lewes, he fitted in immediately. Kemp moved in elevated London circles and was a good friend of Canon Anthony Caesar, sub dean of the Chapel Royal and the Queen’s domestic chaplain. And Ball often accompanied Kemp on his London trips.

When he moved to Gloucester to become bishop in 1992, Ball found himself catapulted into the storm over the collapse of the Waleses’ marriage.

Friends had been trying to shore up the royal marriage, among them a number of clergy. With Highgrove within his new jurisdiction, it was thought the highly personable monk might be a figure to help the couple.

He was propelled into the royal circle by two people, I understand. One was prebendary Willie Booth, a former chaplain at Westminster School, who’d taken over from Caesar. The other was Jimmy Savile.

That Savile committed a number of sex offences in Sussex at the time when Ball was bishop there is not disputed, although there is no suggestion that Ball knew about Savile’s crimes.

But during his time in Lewes, Ball got to know Savile well and he was the bishop’s principal entree into the Waleses’ household. After his appointment to Gloucester was announced, Ball became a regular visitor to Highgrove and was held in such high regard that Charles attended his enthronement.

While his magic failed to work as far as the royal marriage was concerned, both Charles and Diana were fascinated by the monk-bishop as he gradually gained their confidence.

But Ball was said to have been shattered when John Major announced their separation shortly before Christmas 1992 and for a while he remained on good terms with them both, even after being forced to resign the following year.

Neil Todd, the teenage aspirant monk who was sexually abused by Ball, said the bishop told him that ‘the Prince had written him personal letters. He didn’t say what was in them …Then he told me they were in his safe and added: “One day they will be very valuable.”’

Todd also said: ‘We knew that Bishop Peter and the Prince were good friends. He didn’t refer to him as Prince Charles. He would always say just Charles.’

According to Todd, who twice tried to take his own life before finally committing suicide in 2012, the bishop kept framed photographs of members of the royal family on his desk at his home in Gloucester and displayed an invitation from the Queen for dinner at Buckingham Palace.

According to Ball, Charles let him rent a Duchy property — Manor Lodge in the Somerset village of Aller — after he had to resign. ‘The Prince of Wales has been wonderfully kind,’ the cleric said some years later. ‘He very kindly allowed me to have a Duchy house.’

Charles, he added, ‘was a loyal friend and I have immense admiration for him. He has been through horrific times and is a great person’.

But Ball’s royal friendships were not confined to the Prince of Wales. He was on close terms with the Queen Mother and Princess Margaret, and was invited to preach at Sandringham.

Even the Queen supported him after his police caution. In 1994, when she was distributing Royal Maundy money in Truro, Ball was there with his brother, who was Truro’s bishop.

After lunch in the Chapter House, the Queen, who had been on the high table with local dignitaries, went across to Ball, held out her hand and said in the clearest of voices: ‘My love and encouragement, Bishop.’

According to former courtiers, Charles’s continuing relationship with Ball was typical of his stubbornness and naivety when it comes to friends.

‘I have to say neither the Prince nor indeed the Princess can have known the full extent of the allegations against him, merely that he had been cautioned for a single misdemeanour some years earlier,’ says one former Palace figure.

Another insider says that while Charles was prepared to offer practical help in the form of the Duchy house, he would have been reluctant to interfere further. ‘It’s one thing badgering ministers with memos etc, but another involving himself in a judicial matter.’

So, who then may have been the royal referred to but not named at the Old Bailey this week?

One senior source has suggested to me that it may have been Diana. ‘Unlike Charles, she had no constitutional restriction to prevent her from interfering, plus she was formally separated from the Prince.’

If it was Diana who had intervened, this might explain the terse statement from Clarence House denying that Prince Charles had interfered.

Both Charles and Diana (pictured in 1989) were fascinated by the monk-bishop as he gradually gained their confidence
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Both Charles and Diana (pictured in 1989) were fascinated by the monk-bishop as he gradually gained their confidence

Friends of the late Princess say that putting her name in the frame is ‘just too convenient’. And a former aide who handled her correspondence recalls no such letter, ‘supportive or otherwise’.

Charles, meanwhile, must surely have been advised to keep Ball at arm’s length — just as he had been advised to distance himself from Jimmy Savile.

‘The Prince did receive letters from the public complaining about Savile,’ says a senior aide. ‘But the writers were dismissed [by him] as jealous or mad.’

One reason why Ball stayed on the princely radar was that George Carey, former Archbishop of Canterbury, allowed him to continue his ministry after 1993 by arranging for him to become assistant bishop in Bath and Wells, where Carey himself was bishop before he went to Lambeth Palace.

He remained a confidant of the prince right up until 2012, when allegations about his sexual abuse of boys and young men surfaced again.

Although it took him time to accept the facts, the Prince has now cut the cleric out of his life. It was a difficult decision because Ball had become a spiritual advisor to the Prince, particularly in the period between Diana’s death in 1997 and his marriage to Camilla in 2005.

Ball had also become close to the Duchess.

‘She liked him and he was kind to them both,’ says an aide. ‘And he preached at her father’s funeral, which indicates his standing in their household.’

Charles’s support for Ball did falter on occasion. When the bishop gave an interview confirming his friendship with the Prince, he rounded angrily on staff, saying: ‘Tell Peter that he must never talk about me again.’

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Why is Queen Elizabeth’s Nurse Wearing a Masonic Belt?
March 5, 2013
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This massive buckle features the Masonic compass and square and a pentagram - another important Masonic symbol used in ceremonial magick.
Every time a story involves the British Royal family, mass media are quick to document every single detail of it. When Queen Elizabeth left King Edward VII Hospital on March 3rd, news sources covered the event extensively, even describing her outfit, her pearl necklace and her brooch.



There is however one significant detail mass media completely ignored. Check out the nurse’s belt buckle.

The Queen's nurse is wearing a belt buckle bearing Masonic symbols.
The Queen’s nurse is wearing a belt buckle bearing Masonic symbols.


This massive buckle features the Masonic compass and square and a pentagram - another important Masonic symbol used in ceremonial magick.
This massive belt buckle features the Masonic square and compass alongside a pentagram – another important Masonic symbol that is used in ritual magick.
According to the Library and Museum of Freemasonry, this belt buckle was given to nurses who trained at the Royal Masonic Hospital, a private hospital for Freemasons and other fee-paying patients. The Royal Masonic Hospital stopped existing in 1992 but its belt buckles are apparently still worn by “elite” nurses such as the one who treated the queen.

It is interesting to see how symbols of power appear in places of power.

Handshake with the Queen. A privilege not allowed to commoners.
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Remember that King Edward VII Hospital is where Kate got hospitalized due to a pregnancy-related illness, which led to the suicide of one of the nurses.



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Labour MP mocks Prince Harry's military service and accuses Prince Philip of cheating on the Queen
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Republican MP Emma Dent Coad is the first LabourMP to represent Kensington and Chelsea

Labour MP mocks Prince Harry's military service and accuses Prince Philip of cheating on the Queen

Republican MP Emma Dent Coad is the first LabourMP to represent Kensington and Chelsea

By Nicola Bartlett
17:16, 26 SEP 2017

The royal family’s MP has mocked Prince Harry’s military service and accused Prince Philip of being “unfaithful” to the Queen

Emma Dent Coad, who is the first Labour MP to represent Kensington and Chelsea, was speaking at an event where another Labour activist called for the Queen to be executed.

At the event on Monday organised by Labour For A Republic and titled “Reigning in the monarchy”, the MP Dent Coad, who was thrust into the spotlight following the Grenfell Tower fire, told activists “I am the royal family’s worst nightmare” and boasted that she had turned down an invitation to meet the Queen after she was elected.

Ms Dent Coad suggested Prince Harry, who was deployed to Afghanistan twice, was too incompetent to play a proper role in the Army.

The MP said: “Harry can’t actually fly a helicopter... He tried to pass the helicopter exam about four times and he couldn’t get through it at all so he always goes for the co-pilot.

“So he just sits there going ‘vroom vroom’.”

The prince, who served in the Army for a decade and rose to the rank of Captain, was a qualified pilot of Apache helicopters and served as the gunner.

Ms Dent Coad said that Harry and William are “not very bright”, adding: “Just let them drift away, be playboys or whatever.”

She also ridiculed the 96-year-old Duke of Edinburgh and accused him of having affairs.

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The MP said: “The Queen might want to step back when her (cough, cough) soulmate is gone.”

She added in an aside: “He’s been quite unfaithful for quite a few years.”

When one audience member asked how republicans should work to abolish the monarchy, another activist shouted out: “Guillotine!”

No other audience members shouted him down and Ms Dent Coad did not respond.

Labour MP John Woodcock, who chairs the party’s backbench defence committee, branded said her comments about Prince Harry’s military service were “highly inaccurate” and “in no way reflect the views of my party.”

He added: “Like everyone who puts themselves in harm’s way to keep us safe, his Royal Highness deserves nothing but praise and respect for his service in the armed forces.

“In addition to his tours of duty in Afghanistan, Prince Harry inspires so many by the way he champions injured, ill and wounded servicemen and women and veterans through the Invictus Games he founded. I am really sorry this has happened.”

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Has the Queen's BrightHouse investment helped make Britain's poor even poorer?

As the Paradise Papers leak reveals, some of the Queen's private wealth is invested in the rent-to-own outlet. But what is BrightHouse and is it exploiting some of Her Majesty's poorest subjects?

Adam Lusher Saturday 11 November 2017 11:18 GMT 179 comments

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At the ‘no frills’ end of the high street, near where the William Hill neighbours Paddy Power a few doors away from Poundland, there stands an altogether glossier alternative.

Here, as suggested by the shop’s very name, BrightHouse, all is light and brilliancy.

The lush primary colours of the window ad announce “our biggest TV ever!” beneath depictions of brightly wrapped presents and the promise of “Christmas moments”.


The sales counter is approached via the massed ranks of ultra-high definition widescreen TVs, with the Ecobubble washing machines beyond.


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And yet when Nothoizile Kombe exits the store in Lewisham, south-east London, it seems that all is not quite light and brilliancy at BrightHouse – at least not for its customers.

“The rates they charge the poor,” she says, the feisty laughter not quite hiding her frustration, “Are extortionate.”

The 25-year-old fast food worker, by her own admission “struggling” on the minimum wage, had asked about a mobile phone.

As she discovered, and as the BrightHouse autumn catalogue confirms, an Apple iPhone 7 Plus would cost her £1,277 with weekly payments of £24.57 spread over a year. Yet Apple is selling the exact same model for £769, or from £886 spread over two years – 30 per cent cheaper than at BrightHouse with twice the time to repay.

Widescreen TV for sale from BrightHouse
The Independent was told the 75in Samsung would cost £4,680 spread over three years (Tom Goulding)
There were plenty of other examples: the Samsung 65in ultra HD curved TV that cost £2,914 over two years at BrightHouse, but £1,681 in 24 months at Currys, which was quoting 19.9 per cent APR, a fraction of the 69.9 per cent printed in the BrightHouse brochure.

And that “biggest TV ever”? The 75in Samsung ultra HD smart TV is yours – provided you keep paying £30 a week for three years – for £4,680. Although you could buy it straightaway at Currys for £2,499, roughly half what you would end up paying at BrightHouse.

The idea, of course, is that BrightHouse provides the “rent to own” option of small weekly payments for those who can’t afford to buy outright or whose low credit ratings stop them getting ‘pay later’ deals at other stores.

It’s just that Ms Kombe – and, it has to be said, a fair few others – see it rather differently.

“I get so angry,” she says. “The poor have someone exploiting them over and over and over again – and BrightHouse is part of that.”

And yet, as we now know thanks to the revelations about offshore funds in the leaked ‘Paradise Papers’, BrightHouse is where the Queen, or perhaps more accurately her financial advisers, ended up investing some of her private wealth.

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In 2007 a Cayman Islands-based fund run by an American company asked the Duchy of Lancaster to contribute to five projects including an interest in Vision Capital, which acquired 100 per cent of BrightHouse in June of that year.

The Duchy still has £3,208 invested in BrightHouse.

To some, Ms Kombe included, BrightHouse seems a very odd choice to be the beneficiary of Royal investment.

To some, but perhaps not to the Queen or others living at a genteel remove from the breadline, BrightHouse is part of the British “poverty premium”, that curious phenomenon whereby those on the lowest incomes now seem to end up paying more than anyone else.

Although those at the top of BrightHouse might possibly prefer to see a success story created in the “boom” years of what to everyone else was the economic downturn.

According to the Financial Inclusion Centre think-tank, during the austerity years between 2008 and 2016, BrightHouse’s gross profits more than trebled from £62.8m to £192.m, as customer numbers more than doubled from 125,300 to 276,200.

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(Financial Inclusion Centre)
In November 2008, as the ‘good times’ - for BrightHouse - began rolling, a few months after it received the Queen’s money, Leo McKee, the chief executive who retired in September 2016, gave a revealing interview to the Financial Times.

There were now 5m households unable to get credit elsewhere available for him to target, he told the newspaper. While every other retailer was cutting capital expenditure, Mr McKee was planning to expand.

The FT reported at the time that at least 40 per cent of BrightHouse customers were wholly or partially reliant on benefits. The Financial Inclusion Centre would later characterise the typical BrightHouse customer as a single mother on benefits.

But Mr McKee wasn’t going to sell them the cheapest, most basic model on the market.

“Our products have to be aspirational: we can’t sell entry-level products,” he told the FT. “Some retailers can target the first-time buyer or the budget buyer, but we can’t do that because our customers are looking for the telly that gives them bragging rights.

“My head of marketing said to me, we shouldn’t advertise in the tabloids. Now that kind of blew my mind, because if you think about the mainstream electrical retailers, they’re all over the tabloids. But he said to me: ‘daytime television’.”

The FT reported that some 30 per cent of customers were falling behind in the weekly payments and having to return products to BrightHouse, which could then refurbish and resell them as “quality refurbished” or “pre-loved”.

But Mr McKee rejected accusations of preying on the vulnerable. BrightHouse staff were not on commission, he said. They would try to help customers when they got into financial difficulties.

“Say they’ve got two tellies,” explained the jovial Mr McKee. “The store people will talk to them and say, ‘I think you could do with one.’ They won’t drop to no tellies, though: they’d hand their bed back first.”

BrightHouse APR rates were broadly comparable with other mainstream retailers, said Mr McKee.

But seven years later, in February 2015 MPs on the Debt and Personal Finance All Party Parliamentary Group were reporting that some BrightHouse goods were being sold at 94.7 per cent APR.

“Bascially,” says Gareth Evans, co-author of the Financial Inclusion Centre’s March 2016 report on the sector, “Some of Rent to Own was the Wild West during economic downturn, with unchecked practices, ridiculously high growth in customers, in stores, in revenue and gross profit.”

Eventually, from late 2014 onwards, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) began “working closely” with BrightHouse. The end result came a month ago, in October 2017.

“Following engagement with the FCA,” the authority announced, “BrightHouse has committed to pay over £14.8m (in the form of cash payments and balance adjustments) to 249,000 customers in respect of 384,000 agreements for lending which may not have been affordable and payments which should have been refunded.”

Jonathan Davidson, Executive Director of Supervision, Retail and Authorisations at the FCA referred to “historic practices” which meant that: “During the time in question, BrightHouse was not a responsible lender.”

Hamish Paton, Mr McKee’s successor as BrightHouse chief executive, said: “We sincerely apologise to those customers affected. Our top priority is to ensure they are reimbursed. We’re absolutely determined this doesn’t happen again and have made significant improvements over the last 18 months.”

But not everyone seems entirely convinced by the refunds and the promises of ‘never again’.

Brighthouse customer
'BrightHouse don’t have customers, they poach people' - Nothoizile Kombe (Tom Goulding)
Ms Kombe, for example, is rather too scarred by her own experiences and those of her friends.

She tells the story of her friend, a single mother on benefits who last year, while BrightHouse was “working closely” with the FCA, brought a laptop from one of the shops.

“This was the first gadget that she could get to share with her four-year-old daughter, so her little girl could go on YouTube, watch cartoons,” remembers Ms Kombe.

“Most of the other kids had tablets. This girl didn’t have any of that.”

But four months into the £12 weekly payments, her friend got a sanction on her Jobseeker’s Allowance.

“The Job Centre said they sent her a letter about an appointment that she missed, but she never got the letter.

“The sanction meant she didn’t have the £12 a week for BrightHouse. The first week she missed a payment, BrightHouse phoned her.

“The second week the BrightHouse guy is knocking on her door, panicking her. A couple of hours later, she is being told, ‘If you can’t pay, you need to return the laptop.’”

Ms Kombe paid the shortfall out of her own pocket. She didn’t want her friend to lose the laptop with nothing to show for the £190 she had already paid. She also couldn’t bear the thought of BrightHouse taking the laptop from the four-year-old “like taking candy from a little kid”.

“BrightHouse don’t have customers,” she says. “They poach people.

“It’s like a little system, and it always involves the same people – poor people.”

The incident with the young mother happened, of course, before the FCA announcement and BrightHouse’s ‘never again’ promise.

But Ms Kombe has another story, only a few days old, told to her by a friend who went into another BrightHouse store and was spotted looking at one of the widescreen TVs.

“The guy in the shop said, ‘listen, I know I work here, but if I were you, I would go somewhere else. It’s extortionate here.’”

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The experts too are still sceptical about BrightHouse, despite its engagement with the FCA.

"I remain anxious,” says Yvonne Fovargue, chair of the All Party Parliamentary Group that reported on Rent to Own. “I regard BrightHouse's business model as one designed to make quite a large amount of profit out of people they deliberately target as being on the lowest incomes and least able to have a wide range of choices.”

So she still worries about BrightHouse shoppers being confronted by all those widescreen TVs and fancy washing machines, about the apparent signs of continued ‘upselling’: “You go in because your washing machine is broken. You just need a machine that washes clothes, but you get sold the latest ecobubble device.”

BrightHouse, she says, is still putting “amazing mark-ups” on goods that cost much less elsewhere for those able to pay for them straightaway.

"They deliberately put stores in low-income areas," she adds. "You don’t see BrightHouse in places like Kensington, do you?

“I just feel they are making a large amount of money out of the people who can least afford it, and that just feels wrong to me. There is enough of a poverty premium already.”

It should be said, however, that the BrightHouse spokesperson was considerably more upbeat.

The Independent was told: “At BrightHouse we allow people with low incomes and poor credit ratings to get access to everyday items they otherwise wouldn’t be able to have.

“Our customers have no long-term commitment meaning they can return the products at any time without penalty, so you can’t get into a spiral of debt with BrightHouse.

“Over the last 18 months we’ve worked hard to make our business better and more flexible so that we can even better serve our customers who tend to be financially excluded by mainstream lenders.”

As for BrightHouse’s most illustrious investor, the Queen, a spokesperson for the Duchy of Lancaster said: “The Duchy’s investment in Bright House is through a third party and equates to £3,208 – just 0.0006 per cent of the Duchy’s value.”

And yet on Lewisham High Street, when Hanna, 33, heard of even a fraction of the Queen’s wealth being invested in BrightHouse, her face fell.

“I am so disappointed,” she said.

Now married to a British public sector worker, with an 18-month-old baby, she had moved to the UK from a Middle Eastern country three years ago.

“I thought it was going to be the best, freedom of speech, a country where people were protected…”

But she had just left BrightHouse – in a hurry:

“The prices are crazy,” she said. “They scared me so much I needed to leave the shop.”

This, she said, looking around the high street, was not the Britain she had dreamed of.

“There is austerity, benefits cuts, and the poor aren’t being protected. They are being taken advantage of, exploited.”

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Mr Evans and Ms Fovargue speak of solutions, the MP suggesting more Government funding for credit union-style alternatives, Mr Evans calling for tougher regulation, including safeguards to “prevent households seeing essential goods being taken away even where substantial repayments have been made towards them.”

They mention the more affordable credit union options – like Leeds Credit Union and Fair for You.

But these are not-for-profit groups. As yet, says Mr Evans, they lack the promotional muscle to rival BrightHouse as a presence on the high street:

“The trouble is these not-for-profits don’t have the promotional budgets to match those of BrightHouse – people just don’t know about them.”

So for now, in Lewisham, Ms Kombe just shrugs and offers, on the streets of 21st Century London, a sentiment that seems almost reminiscent of earlier, Dickensian times:

“They [BrightHouse senior executives] have got their fat bank accounts. They don’t care about people.

“We are the poor folk, and that’s just how it works.”

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