Wednesday, February 4, 2009

Because we all need to lift our spirits, somehow

To royalty watchers everywhere,

Perhaps there's something worth reading about in ancient history. My favorite unstudied tale tonight is that of Henry Benedict Stuart, Duke of York (Jacobite), Cardinal Bishop of Ostia and Velletri, Dean of the College of Cardinals. And it would seem there is a monument to his family in the Basilico San Pietro in Rome (that's the big one).
It looks like this:

(for photo copyright info) Writes the wikipaediist, It is frequently adorned with flowers by Jacobite romantics.

I hope that does you some good.

A harmless weirdo


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