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Monday, 21 April 2008

A Loyal Birthday Address to Her Majesty

To Her Gracious and Sacred Majesty Elizabeth, by the Grace of God of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Jamaica, Barbados, The Bahamas, Grenada, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, Tuvalu, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Antigua and Barbuda, Belize, Saint Christopher and Nevis and her other realms and territories; Queen, Head of the Commonwealth, Defender of the Faith.


Whereas your Parliaments, dominated as they are by Wreckers, Levellers, Traitors and Malcontents, may neglect to send Your Majesty a Loyal Address on the Occasion of Your Majesty's 82nd Birthday,

And whereas Your Majesty's Crown, and the beloved constitution hallowed by the dust and the blood of our Fathers ought to be at the centre of our national life, and the protection of the same our chief care,

Therefore I, the least of Your Majesty's loyal subjects, have taken it upon myself to present to your most Gracious and Excellent Majesty this Loyal Address, upon Subjects Patriotic and Loyal, wherewith to confound Your Majesty's enemies, and for the maintenance of the loyalty which is your and our chief protection against Levelling Modernism and the Paineite Rabble who wish to destroy our honour, our history, our liberty, and Your Majesty.

Madam, this year marks the fifty-sixth of your reign. You have conducted yourself with grace, dignity and responsibility to all your subjects, and all your peoples. Your contribution to our stability and well-being has often gone un-noticed. You have never complained, but have unfailingly continued steadfast in your duties. For this, I salute you.

You stand at the end of a proud tradition, stretching back into the mists of time. Your Majesty sat upon the Stone of Destiny, upon King Edward's chair. You were anointed, hallowed, consecrated unto God by the Primate and Metropolitan of All England. You were crowned, acclaimed, and recognised, by right of blood succession, Queen regnant of this and your other Realms. You were lifted up above us "by the power, authority and ordinance of Almighty God". For this, I salute you, and Praise God for his grace unto us.

Your Majesty is a Christian Prince, a link in the chain between your people and God's Justice. As such, you are the Mother of your people, stretching out your hand to protect us from politics, politicians and their grubby electioneering. Your Majesty is the focus of our unity, above politics, answerable to no-one but God and your conscience. For this, I salute you.

You are the symbol of all that is decent, and good, and stable in our tradition. You are the personification of our law, and God's Law. You are united to your peoples, and they to you. You are a symbol of continuity, a rock in the midst of change. You are the link between the Motherland and her many outposts, independent, yet always united, in culture, law, language, sport and love of our collective Queen. Those who have left the Commonwealth too, hold you in high esteem. Your Majesty's devotion to the welfare of all your people makes you welcome everywhere. Sir Winston Churchill had it right when he said: ""We honour her because she is our Queen. We love her because she is herself".

Because you are our Queen, and because you are yourself, Your Majesty, on your 82nd birthday, your peoples around the world salute you.

God Save Her Majesty our Sovereign Lady Elizabeth!


Palmerston said...

Happy Birthday Your Majesty! God save the Queen!

Neil Welton said...
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Roy Eappen said...

Happy Birthday to Our Mother, Prince and Friend.

Stauffenberg said...

A great address on the occasion of HM's 82nd birthday! Every good wish and compliments from here, where many share a sense of affection for The Queen.
I agree with the message... yet I wonder if it wouldn't be more fitting to include ALL independent realms by name, and sorry about sounding pedantic, but for a blog as conservative in taste and manners as this esteemed place I am confdent there will be typing space for *the* Bahamas.

The Monarchist said...

Your wish is The Monarchist's command.

Tweedsmuir said...

A Blessed Birthday for Her Majesty. Long May She Reign!

Scott said...

Superb in every way. Many Happy Returns, for our sake.

Anonymous said...

May our God Almighty grant to Her Majesty eternal joy and happiness, health and well-being, and the never ending love and esteem of all those having the privilege of being Her subjects.

May our Lord bless Her Most Sovereign Majesty and the Royal Family, the United Kingdom and the Commonwealth!

May the Lord grant freedom and all the blessings of the Anglosphere to all of us living on the European continent and beyond.

May Her gracious Majesty, as the symbol of all these values, live forever.

God save the Queen!

Beaverbrook said...

A great address written by a member of our editorial board. My thanks to one of our New Zealand correspondents for penning it.

Happy Birthday indeed, and many happy returns to Your Majesty!

Theodore said...

A fellow North Carolina monarchist and I just sang "Land of Hope and Glory" together over the phone. Happy Birthday Your Majesty indeed!

Neil Welton said...
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Anonymous said...

Are you sure this wasn't really intended for Pope Benedict's birthday?

~ Belloc

Neil Welton said...
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tudorking said...

From a fellow Monarchist from Minnesota, Happy Birthday Your Majesty and God save the Queen!

Matt said...

God save the Queen!

Thomas said...

Best Wishes on the Birthday of Her Majesty.

I do hope the blog owners realise that many supporters of the Crown are not Christians. I support constitutional monarchy, not religion.

BaronVonServers said...

Happy Birthday Your Majesty,

May I quote the article in my own message on her 'official birthday' in June?

The Monarchist said...

By all means.

BaronVonServers said...

My Proposed 'quoted and revised' edition: as a pdf file