|Who's a lucky boy then !
||[Jan. 12th, 2009|04:34 pm]
Follow up to yesterday's entry on Brother Bishop Alan Bain:-
Bishop Bain also acquired by unexpected bestowal the awesome title of "Knight Grand Officer (Magisterial Grace) on 1 March 1983 in the Dynastic Order of Chivalry of the Royal Equestrian Order of St. Blaise of Caria by Letters Patent from the Sovereign and Royal House of Bythnia and Lydia by authority of His Majesty King Theodore I (Duke of Imbrios)"
Bishop Bain adds ( to his entry in "Bishops Irregular" ) "As a matter of record, the Kingdom referred to ceased to exist as such some time around the twelfth or thirteenth century, and is now part of the Soviet Union." and then comments
Who's a lucky boy then !
From Bishops Irregular - An International Directory of Independent Bishops - Alan Bain
March 1985 - ISBN 0 9510298 0 0
(seemingly changing hands in bookstores for "significant sums of money" - reference European-American University
"With Persson and Gary Ward he went on to publish several directories of independent bishops which have become standard works of reference in the area and, since all are now out of print, continue to change hands in used bookstores for significant sums of money."