Got a QI book earlier with loads of facts in it. Apparently Saint Christopher, patron saint of traveling lost his sainthood in 1969. I looked up to see if I could find out why and apparently it was because the Catholic church reviewed all saints and removed any that didn’t have adequate historical evidence.
No offense intended to Catholics but isn’t most of the stuff they accept and go by without historical evidence anyway?
Whenever you feel like you’re tired and have been ran off of your feet, think of Harold Godwinson’s army.
Whenever you complain about it being too hot and how you are “boiling”, think of the crusaders.
Whenever you feel ill and complain that you are “literally dying”, think of Europe in 1348-1350.
Whenever you feel scared and feel like the world is about to crash around you, think of the Mongol Invasions.
Whenever you feel persecuted or as if everyone is out to get you, think of the inquisition and the witch hunts.
Imagine you discovered the lost crown jewels of King John.
You have two choices, you can either:
What would you do?
Awesome things Charles did:
On the 29th of May, it is Charles’ birthday and also Oak Apple Day celebrating the restoration of the English Monarchy although Oak Apple Day is no longer actively celebrated.
Like Alexander the Great and Constantine the Great. The world would be a massively different place if it wasn’t for Caesar and whether it was for the better or worse we should at least honour him for what we have.