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Closing Out Church History in the First Century!
[Part 3]

By David J. Smith
August 3, 2013

Because of Mansuetus’ extensive travels and meeting so many Apostles and disciples, he was referred to as “the friend of all the disciples, and their pupil,” and as “a disciple of St. Peter.” Since he had mixed with the royal Silurian family while at Avalon, he was a constant visitor at the Palace of the British at Rome after Claudia had married Pudens. After the death of Clement, Manusetus became the third official Bishop of the British Church at Rome. Mansuetus extended his preaching into Illyria, where he was martyred in 110 A.D. This was reported in Mersaeus De Sanctis Germaniae and confirmed by L’Abbe’ Guillaune.

Clement, who was also called Clemens, was martyred long before Mansuetus was killed. Clement is referred to by Paul in scripture (Philippians 4:3, KJV). The life and works of Clement are referred to in the Oxford edition of Junius in Son of Claudia and by Itigius.

Another member of the Silurian royal family that became converted was Marcellus. This occurred after Joseph’s death. He also went to Gaul and established the church at Tongres, becoming its first Bishop. He later founded the church at Treves, which he was overseer. Marcellus, the Britain, was martyred in 166 A.D. (The Tungresian Chronicles). The Gallic records state that for centuries the Archbishops of Treves and Rheims were Britons supplied by the Glastonbury-Avalon church.

Cadval, another saint trained in Britain, went out from Glastonbury to found the church in Tarentum, Italy, in 170 A.D. The cathedral at Taranto is dedicated to him, and his achievements are reported in the Vatican Catalogue of Saints (Section Moronus de Ecclesia Tarentina).

A partial list of the original Apostles or later ordained that came to Avalon [Glastonbury] were: Lazarus, Barnabas, Zaccheus, James, Luke, Simon, Paul and Peter. The only ones not mentioned were Matthew, Mark and John. James, brother of John, was beheaded in 44 A.D. by order of Herod Agrippa (Acts 12:1-2 KJV). It is ironic to think about the executioner of James being Herod, King of the Chalcis, the father of Paul’s companion and co-worker – Aristobulus (Professor W.H.S. Hewin in Royal Saints of Britain, p. 29).

In speaking of James the Just, brother of Jesus, Flavius Dexter quoted an ecclesiastical Benedictine historian by the name of Cressy, stating: “In the one and fortieth year of Christ [41 A.D.] St. James, returning out of Spain, visited Gaule and Britain” (Flavius Dexter, Church History of Brittany, quoting Cressy).

James the Just was the first Bishop of Jerusalem responsible for calling the first Council to consider what to tell the Gentile converts concerning meats and abstaining from the eating of blood, etc (Acts 15). James worked with Paul mainly among the Greeks. However, he is given credit for establishing the Spanish Church (Sant lago, Patron Saint of Spain). James was stoned to death at Jerusalem by the Jews, near where Stephen had been stoned, in 62 A.D., four years before Paul (Josephus, Antiquities, XX, 9:1).

Luke taught in Gaul, Dalmatia, Italy, and Macedonia, but principally in Gaul (Professor Smith, Dictionary of Christian Biography). He made frequent trips to Britain, visiting the saints at Avalon. The book, The Saints in Britain, gave great detail into the travels and work of the Apostles and disciples as they came into contact with Britain and labored there.

Barnabas was stoned to death in Cypress. He was buried outside the city by his younger kinsman, Mark.

Paul and Peter both had visited the home of the Pudens in Rome; however, Paul does not salute Peter with the others in his Epistle to Rome. Why? All Jews were expelled from Rome under Claudius’ edict. Peter fled straight to Britain. Peter later returned to Rome where he was executed.

The Peter [P-T-R] that remained in Rome was the High Priest of the Babylonian Mystery Religion upon which the Roman Catholic Church was founded – not Peter the Apostle!

Resting in Britain with Peter’s body is Paul. The learned American scholar and archaeologists, Professor Kinnaman, of recent years wrote:

“The real earthly remains of the Apostle to the Gentiles sleeps in the soil of England beyond the reach of the arm of the Roman law”
(Diggers For Facts).

This is the heritage of the true church Jesus established.

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