Blessed are they which do hunger and thirst after righteousness: for they shall be filled!
When the business interests, lead by William C. Whitney, pushed through the first instalment of civil service reform in 1883, <strong>they expected that they would be able to control both political parties equally. Indeed, some of them intended to contribute to both and allow an alternation of the two parties in public office in order to conceal their own influence, inhibit any exhibition of independence by politicians, and allow the electorate to believe that they were exercising their own free choice.</strong> - Carroll Quigley

Cressing Temple

This is two manors or “barns” built by the Knights Templar. Not long after the Knights Templar were killed in France by order of the Pope and the King their property was given to the Knights Hospitaller. During the 1381 Peasants’ Revolt the buildings were burnt down.

Cressing Temple
Pope Clement V Transfers All Knights Templar’s Properties To Knights Hospitaller
Once the Knights Templars were dispersed Pope Clement V transferred their holdings to the Knights Hospitaller - this left the former Templars with feelings of malice toward the Hospitallers that appears to have surfaced during the Peasants’ Revolt of 1381.