Once I was a clever boy learning the arts of Oxford... is a quotation from the verses written by Bishop Richard Fleming (c.1385-1431) for his tomb in Lincoln Cathedral. Fleming, the founder of Lincoln College in Oxford, is the subject of my research for a D. Phil., and, like me, a son of the West Riding. I have remarked in the past that I have a deeply meaningful on-going relationship with a dead fifteenth century bishop... it was Fleming who, in effect, enabled me to come to Oxford and to learn its arts, and for that I am immensely grateful.

Sunday, 17 January 2016

Silver Jubilee of the King of Norway

Today is the twenty fifth anniversary of the accession to the throne of the King of Norway.


H.M. The King of Norway

There is an online biography of the King at Harald V of Norway


The King flanked by Queen Sonja and Crown Prince Haakon at the state opening of the Norwegian Parliament

I sent an e-mail to two Norwegian friends to send my greetings, good wishes and the assurance of my prayers on the occasion of H M King Harald V's Silver Jubilee. May God bless him and his family and realm, and in particular my own Norwegian friends.

The Royal Arms of Norway


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