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The Black Page Boy as Status Symbol

 

 

BACKGROUND:

THE MEDIEVAL HOUSEHOLD.

The classical model of the medieval household, particularly as it evolved in Carolingian France and from there spread over great parts of Europe.

As a result of the military nature of the medieval noble household, its composition was predominately male. The higher level positions – in particular those attending on the lord – were often filled by men of rank: sons of the lord's relatives, or his retainers.

The presence of servants of noble birth imposed a social hierarchy on the household that went parallel to the hierarchy dictated by function.

THE KNIGHTS, SQUIRES AND PAGES.

The main occupants of the Medieval Castle could be divided into two basic groups - the knights and the servants. The life of the Medieval Knights and their retinues centered around enhancing their Knightly skills in the use of weapons, horsemanship and medieval warfare.

The sons of the Nobility, except those who were destined to take Holy Orders, were placed in the service of the great Lords of the land.

These children were sent to live in the castle of their liege lord and commence their education as a Knight. The castle served as a 'Knight School!' A knight would start their life in a castle as a Page and then move up to the role of a Squire.

LIFE OF THE PAGE

The life of a castle Page would start at a very young age - seven years old. A Page was junior to a Squire. It was the duty of a Page to wait at table, care for the Lord's clothes and assist them in dressing. The Page was provided with a uniform of the colors and livery of the Lord.

 

LIFE OF THE SQUIRE

The life of a Squire (also called Esquire) would start as a teenager, usually fourteen years of age. A Squire was junior to a Knight. It was the duty of a Squire to learn about the Code of Chivalry, the rules of Heraldry, horsemanship and practice the use of weapons. It was also their duty to enter into the social life of the castle and learn courtly etiquette, music and dancing. The Squire served in this role for seven years and became a Knight at the age of twenty-one. Sometimes knighthood was conferred earlier as the reward for bravery on the battlefield

LIFE OF THE KNIGHT

It was the duty of a Knight to learn how to fight and so serve their Lord according to the Code of Chivalry.

 

STATUS SYMBOL:
A status symbol is a perceived visible, external denotation of one's social position and perceived indicator of economic or social status. Many luxury goods are often considered status symbols. Mercedes-Benz luxury vehicles are status symbols in many cultures.

 

Blacks were the Nobility in Medieval Europe:

Their children served as Pages and Squires...

So, including a little Black Boy in you portrait is akin to saying that you are ROYALTY,

whether you are or aren't..

Thus that little Black Boy is:

A STATUS SYMBOL!

They convey high status on the pretender, and legitimacy for

the newly noble, as it implies connection with the old guard.

 

 

It was Thomas Cromwell who destroyed all evidences of Black Rule in Britain.

Article from the Daily Telegraph Media Group Limited Jan. 2015

Main Quote: No one can be sure of the exact figure, but it is estimated that the destruction started and legalised by Cromwell amounted to 97% of the English art then in existence. Statues were hacked down. Frescoes were smashed to bits. Mosaics were pulverized. Illuminated manuscripts were shredded. Wooden carvings were burned. Precious metalwork was melted down. Shrines were reduced to rubble. This vandalism went way beyond a religious reform. It was a frenzy, obliterating the artistic patrimony of centuries of indigenous craftsmanship with an intensity of hatred for imagery and depicting the divine that has strong and resonant parallels today.

Click here for a link to the full article

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The nonsense of the African Slave/Servant in Medieval Europe.

Europe was already awash in Slaves! THEY WERE CALLED SERFS!

 

Serfdom is the status of peasants under feudalism, specifically relating to manorialism. It was a condition of bondage which developed primarily during the High Middle Ages in Europe and lasted in some countries until the mid-19th century.

Serfs who occupied a plot of land were required to work for the Lord of the Manor who owned that land, and in return were entitled to protection, justice and the right to exploit certain fields within the manor to maintain their own subsistence. Serfs were often required not only to work on the lord's fields, but also his mines, forests and roads. The manor formed the basic unit of feudal society and the Lord of the Manor and his serfs were bound legally, economically, and socially. Serfs formed the lowest social class of feudal society. Germany between 1336 and 1525 witnessed no fewer than sixty instances Peasant revolt.

 

 

 

 

 

FAKE PORTRAITS

 

The Albino people have prepared bogus explanations for every possible situation, even to explain these portraits. But they can provide only words, they cannot provide physical proof. It has been established that the personal household servants of nobility were themselves the CHILDREN OF NOBILITY! Thus the ABSENCE of Albino pages and Squires AND KNIGHTS: INDICATES THAT THERE WERE "NO" ALBINO NOBILITY BEFORE THE TAKEOVER! Thus no Albino children as Pages, Squires: and no grown children as Knights. And further, those portraits showing Albino Nobility are modern FAKES! So if one sees a picture with a White Knight, inspect it closely, it is likely a fake!

Since the albinos can only produce modern portraits lyingly identified as Medieval or Renaissance portraits, we need a way to help us in identifying these Fake portraits. To do that, we need only compare the suspect portrait to the best known and best maintained medieval portrait in the world. If it looks brighter, clearer, cleaner, newer, than the Mona Lisa - then you KNOW it's a FAKE!

 

 

 

 

COMPARE!

 

 

 

 

Note: No doubt some or all of these paintings are modern fakes, judging by their condition. But the duplicity is in replacing Black nobles with White nobles in the time period indicated, this in support of bogus Albino history. The relationships depicted in the portraits were true following the overthrow of Black rule.

 

 

Naturally lying Albinos don't make fake paintings of Black nobility.

Therefore if you find a portrait of Black nobility, it is of course real and authentic.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Click here for link to page on the Black nobility of medieval Europe.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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