Historical Archive | Wellesley Tudor Pole

Historical Archive | Wellesley Tudor Pole

The Wise Friend by Margaret R. Salmon

It was Mrs. Margaret Thornley, the Cornish Sage, who often referred to W.T.P. as ‘The Wise Friend’; she was that wonderful pilgrim who was in close touch with Major Tudor Pole, and who became a dear friend of my husband and myself in 1954. How frequently have I recalled her words over the years: ’No[…]Read more…

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Greeting To A Friend

For New Year 1963 WTP sent out an A5 leaflet called ‘Greeting To A Friend’ The front cover was a picture of the Michael emblem as seen in the glass of the Upper Room door (pictured at the bottom). The text is as follows: Greeting To A Friend “I salute you. I am your friend.[…]Read more…

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The Michael Chapel | Iona

The Minister of Iona Parish is to be given the privilege of conducting the service of re-dedication. This may well prove the most significant and important act in his whole career and no doubt he is already preparing himself to undertake it. May it be suggested that the Collect of St. Michael as given on[…]Read more…

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WTP at the Well Head mid 1960’s

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Tudor Pole (5th from the right) with early Trustee group outside Little St. Michaels 1960

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1960 | A New Year Message

The year now opening can prove to be the most momentous of the Century. Momentous in a spiritual sense as well as historically. The seeds that will be sown whilst it is still with us are destined to grow into trees that will bear wonderful fruit for human welfare IF the soil in which the[…]Read more…

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The Cross the Cup and the Aquarian Well of the Chalice

The vessel that has come to be known as the Cup of Peace came to light at St Bride’s Well, Glastonbury in the autumn of 1906 at a spot not far from a site known from earliest times as the Salmon’s Back. The fish symbol was in prevalent use in Gnostic and early Christian days[…]Read more…

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WTP footnote re Katharine Maltwood

In K.M. Maltwood’s illustrated ‘Guide to Glastonbury’s Temple of the Stars’ the sign for Aquarius is given in a somewhat recondite and unusual form. It is portrayed as the Phoenix flying towards the sunrise and turning its head to drink from the blood-spring which is the Cup of this Aquarius. K.M. Maltwood’s aerial survey gives[…]Read more…

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Times of Tribulation

This is an article written in January 1957 by Wellesley Tudor Pole. There is confusion of thought in many people’s minds about the venue and significance of the final conflict of this age, often referred to as ‘Armageddon’ or ‘The Times of Tribulation’. What is not realised generally is the fact that the main arena[…]Read more…

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The Blended Ray | Wellesley Tudor Pole

Notes About The Wesak Festival From time immemorial a festival of dedication has been held annually during the Full Moon period in May, in Tibet. Wise men and their followers, especially of the Buddhist faith, we are told, foregather at that time in a high valley north of the Himalayas, where the festival is held.[…]Read more…

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