Before 2430 BC, all mankind spoke one language and that was Hebrew. Babel means CONFUSION because it was the building of the Tower of Babel by the tyrant Nimrod, and his wicked wife Queen Semiramis, that caused JEHOVAH to confound their speech so that they couldn't understand each other (Genesis 11:7).

In 1520, Saint Martin Luther published his magnum opus entitled On the Babylonian Captivity of the Church. His main theme was that the Papacy was Mystery Babylon which had taken the Church captive. St. Martin saw himself as a last days Nehemiah raised up to rebuild the spiritual Temple after the previous 1,000 years desolation.

That book caused consternation at the Vatican, and Saint Martin was ordered to disavow it . . . or face a fiery death . . . like the 3 Hebrew teenagers in King Nebuchadnezzar's fiery furnace (Daniel 3:11).

Even though he wrote a brilliant rebuttal to Sir Thomas More's The Defence of the Seven Sacraments, the Saint did not know that 450 years previously, Satan had established another Babylon . . . not on the Tiber . . . but on the THAMES!

The Musée de la Tapisserie de Bayeux
in Bayaux, Normandy.

The Bayeux Tapestry is on display at the Musée de la Tapisserie de Bayeux in Normandy.

It contains the only account of the most momentous event in European history since the conquest of Roma by Emperor Jesus Constantine in 313.

King Nebuchadnezzar of Babylon is depicted as
a ferocious lion
with the wings of an eagle!!

It is a miracle that the tapestry has survived at all. Millions of Britons have viewed and admired the tapestry, but failed to comprehend its hidden meaning. The person who designed the tapestry had a very thorough knowledge of the Latin Vulgate Version. The most likely culprit was Bishop Odo of Bayeux—half-brother of William the Conqueror.

The tapestry depicts the epic 1066 Battle of Hastings between King Harold of England and the invader William of Normandy. At stake was the very fate of the nation for centuries to come.

Harold crowned king from
the tapestry.

Harold Godwinson was the son-in-law of King Edward.

In January 1066, the dying King Edward designated him as his successor, and his nobles recognized him as their lawful king.

Duke William of Normandy had absolutely no claim to the English throne.

Furthermore, his nickname was "William the Bastard."

Duke William is shown seated with
a huge sword in his hand.

William certainly lived up to his nickname. The law of primogeniture was unknown in the country at that time. It was adopted as part of the Babylonian Captivity.

Pope Alexander II (1015–1073).
Reigned from 1061 to 1073).

William the Conqueror landed at Hastings in October 1066, carrying the banner of Pope Alexander II.

Pope Alexander was named after Alexander the Coppersmith who did much evil to Saint Paul (II Timothy 4:14).

The famous Bayeux Tapestry is the only surviving record of the Babylonian Captivity of Britannia by the Normans.

Nebuchadnezzar is depicted as a winged LIONESS on the Bayeux Tapestry.

In the Book of Daniel, Nebuchadnezzar is depicted as a winged LION, but the Bayeux Tapestry portrays him as a winged LIONESS. Here is a description of Daniel's dream as recorded in the Douay-Rheims Version:

I saw in my vision by night, and behold the four winds of the heavens strove upon the great sea. And four great beasts, different one from another, came up out of the sea. The first was like a lioness, and had the wings of an eagle: I beheld till her wings were plucked off, and she was lifted up from the earth, and stood upon her feet as a man, and the heart of a man was given to her (Daniel 7: 2-4, Douay-Rheims Version).

The dream of King Nebuchadnezzar in Daniel Chapter 2 and Daniel's dream are parallel or synonymous.

The 4 beasts or empires from
Chapter 7.


Nebuchadnezzar saw his empire as a golden kingdom, while JEHOVAH saw it as a wild beast.

The other wild beasts were described as a bear, and a leopard with 2 wings, which symbolized Alexander the Great.

The 4th ferocious wild beast was nondescript, and it symbolized the Roman Empire.


The timeline of the 4 world empires
from Daniel Chapter 2.

After the babylonian Captivity, powerful women like Eleanor of Aquitaine ruled from behind the scenes, but no female ruled alone until Sultana Elizabeth I in 1559:

So he (angel) carried me away in the spirit into the wilderness: and I saw a woman sit upon a scarlet coloured beast, full of names of blasphemy, having seven heads and ten horns. And the woman was arrayed in purple and scarlet colour, and decked with gold and precious stones and pearls, having a golden cup in her hand full of abominations and filthiness of her fornication: And upon her forehead was a name written, MYSTERY, BABYLON, THE MOTHER OF HARLOTS AND ABOMINATIONS OF THE EARTH (Apocalypse 17:3-5, King James Version).

Around the time of King Alfred there was a female Pope in Roma named Joan, but that was the first time that the prophecy of a woman riding the beast was fulfilled on the Thames.

King Nebuchadnezzar is depicted as a "great tree" in the middle of the earth!!

The people who inhabited Britannia before the Captivity were called Anglo-Saxons. Alfred the Great is the best known Anglo-Saxon king. He was a devout Christian and a Bible translator, who encouraged the people to use the English language instead of Latin.

King Alfred spent a great amount of time fighting the Viking invaders . . . who later morphed into Normans.

The tapestry depicts Nebuchadnezzar
as a great tree.

Thanks to King Alfred the Great, the Anglo-Saxons had the Bible in English, and it definitely was not the Latin Vulgate Version.

In Scripture, Nebuchadnezzar is depicted as a "great tree" that was visible to the ends of the earth. Back then the earth was flat.

At the height of his pomp and pride, the tree was cut down, and Nebuchadnezzar was turned into a beast.

Cutting down the tree symbolized the humbling of Nebuchadnezzar.

At the height of his pomp and power, Nebuchadnezzar had a dream which only the Prophet Daniel was able to interpret:

Thus were the visions of mine head in my bed; I saw, and behold a tree in the midst of the earth, and the height thereof was great. The tree grew, and was strong, and the height thereof reached unto heaven, and the sight thereof to the end of all the earth: the leaves thereof were fair, and the fruit thereof much, and in it was food for all: the beasts of the field had shade under it, and the birds of the heaven dwelt in the branches thereof, and all flesh was fed from it (Daniel 4:10-12, King James Version).

Nebuchadnezzar dreamed that an angel came down from heaven and cut down the great tree:

I saw in the visions of my head upon my bed, and, behold, a watcher and an holy one came down from heaven; he cried aloud, and said thus, cut down the tree, and cut off his branches, shake off his leaves, and scatter his fruit: let the beasts get away from under it, and the fowls from his branches: nevertheless leave the stump of his roots in the earth, even with a band of iron and brass, in the tender grass of the field; and let it be wet with the dew of heaven, and let his portion be with the beasts in the grass of the earth: let his heart be changed from man’s, and let a beast’s heart be given unto him; and let seven times (7 years) pass over him (Daniel 4:13-16).

Nebuchadnezzar refused to repent of his evil ways so the dream was fulfilled exactly as Daniel predicted:

That very hour the word was fulfilled concerning Nebuchadnezzar; he was driven from men and ate grass like oxen; his body was wet with the dew of heaven till his hair had grown like eagles’ feathers and his nails like birds’ claws. And at the end of the time, I Nebuchadnezzar, lifted my eyes to heaven, and my understanding returned to me; and I blessed the Most High and praised and honored Him who lives forever (Daniel 4: 33-34).

That history concerning the proud and haughty Nebuchadnezzar did have a happy ending, but not the Babylonian Captivity of Britannia.

The tapestry compared King Harold to the blinded King Zedekiah!!

By the time of the rise of the Babylonian Empire, the Israelites had turned back from following JEHOVAH. They worshipped idols, and even offered their sons and their daughters as sacrifices to Moloch.

The pagan king Nebuchadnazzar was raised up to punish them for their evil ways.

King Zedekiah (b. 539 BC).

Zedekiah was a puppet ruler of Judea installed by Nebuchadnezzar after he destroyed Jerusalem and the Temple in 518 BC.

After ruling for 11 years, Zedekiah rebelled, and Nebuchadnezzar besieged Jerusalem again.

The king escaped from the city with his sons, but he was captured, blinded, and taken as a prisoner to Babylon.


The blinding of King Zedekiah by
King Nebuchadnezzar.

The king and his sons escaped from Jerusalem by night by climbing down a rope:

But the army of the Chaldeans pursued the king, and they overtook Zedekiah in the plains of Jericho. All his army was scattered from him. So they took the king and brought him up to the king of Babylon at Riblah in the land of Hamath, and he pronounced judgment on him. Then the king of Babylon killed the sons of Zedekiah before his eyes. And he killed all the princes of Judah in Riblah. He also put out the eyes of Zedekiah; and the king of Babylon bound him in bronze fetters, took him to Babylon, and put him in prison till the day of his death (Jeremiah 52: 8-11).

The Philistines also blinded Samson after he was ensnared by Delilah. According to the Holy Bible, Zedekiah was a wicked, king who did much evil in the sight of JEHOVAH (II kings 24:19-20, Jeremiah 52:2-3).

Pope Alexander II and Duke William considered King Harold a wicked king because he was not a Roman Catholic and he did not use the Latin Vulgate Version.

The battle raged for hours with thousands
of casualties on both sides.

The English fought like lions, but traitors in the rear made victory impossible.

The tapestry depicts King Harold receiving an arrow in the eye, and then a sword slash to his thigh.

Most likely the king was killed by a Judas who stabbed him in the back!

King Harold pulling an arrow out of his eye and
then receiving a sword slash on his thigh.

Only the Last Day will reveal how King Harold and his 2 brothers died. Most assuredly it was not by an arrow in the eye.

This scene shows the English fleeing before
the soldiers of Duke William.

After the mysterious death of the king, the battle was lost, and all resistance to Duke William ended.

Duke William was crowned king of England at Westminster Abbey on December 25, 1066.


The Normans exulted over
their fallen foes.

That is when be earned the sobriquet "William the Conqueror." The Normans were absolutely ruthless in governing their conquered kingdom. Anyone opposing them was killed or blinded.

Blinding was synonymous with Norman law enforcement!!

The Babylonian Captivity of Britannia was a grim episode in that country's history. A virtual reign of terror ensued with thousands killed or blinded. Blinding was the penalty for such a minor offence as poaching. Here is a quote from the Anglo-Saxon Chronicle:

He made great protection for the game
And imposed laws for the same
That those who slew hart or hind
Should be made BLIND.

Thousands were blinded physically for opposing the new Norman regime, but the spiritual blindness imposed by the Babylonian Captivity was far, far worse:

We look for light, but there is darkness! For brightness, but we walk in blackness! We grope for the wall like the blind, and we grope as if we had no eyes; we stumble at noonday as at twilight; we are as dead men in desolate places (Isaiah 59:10).

That was an apt description of England following the dreadful Babylonian Captivity.

The Babylonian Book of Sports was introduced to undermine the Christian Sabbath!!

Satan hates the Christian Sabbath because it reminds him of the Resurrection of Christ. He always does his utmost to destroy the Christian holy day, and his most zealous helpers are the Muslims, who consign the Sabbath to oblivion when they conquer a country. The wily King James I was the first to introduce the Book of Sports in 1618. His successor, Charles I, added severe penalties for non-compliance.

King Charles I (1600
King from 1625 to 1649.

The king's Book of Sports listed all allowable sports on the Sabbath. Horse racing was excluded because the king felt that HORSES needed a day of rest!!

After the Christian Sabbath morning services in the Church of England, the church bells would ring furiously calling the "worshippers" to sports and merrymaking.

Before his conversion, Saint John Bunyan—the immortal author of The Pilgrim's Progress—actually joined the revelers in Vanity Fair.


Babylonian Archbishop Laud

The king and clergy hoped that the merrymaking and frivolity would wean the common people from the Christian Sabbath.

Any minister not reading the Book of Sports from the pulpit was dismissed with heavy fines. Anybody showing a reluctance to desecrate the Sabbath was immediately reported to Archbishop Laud. The Book of Sports was one of the reasons why the Pilgrim Fathers fled into the New World Wilderness!!

Nothing has changed in 400 years. Satan still uses sports (Titanic orchestra) to distract the multitudes from the reality of Christ's Resurrection, and a coming Day of Judgment for all mankind.

The British lion symbolizes the Babylonian Empire of Nebuchadnezzar!!

Lions are not indigenous to Britannia. The lion symbol was adopted after the Babylonian Captivity, and it represents the kingdom of the Chaldeans. It is beyond belief how such an overtly Biblical symbol should be adopted by a nation which honors evolutionist Charles Darwin.

The coat of arms of the U.K.

King Richard I—the Babylonian Lionheart—was the first to adopt the male lion symbol as his coat of arms.

His reign was the official beginning of the Babylonian or British Empire.

The lion symbol is ubiquitous in Babylon on the Thames.


Trafalgar Square Babylonian lion.

The exciting true story of Samson is an end of the world scenario acted out in history. Mighty man Samson was on his way to Timnath when he was attacked by a lion:

Then Samson went down with his father and his mother, and came to the vineyards of Timnath. And, behold, a young lion roared against him.  And the Spirit of JEHOVAH came mightily upon him, and he tore the lion apart as he would have torn apart a young goat, though he had nothing in his hand, but he told not his father or his mother what he had done (Judges 14: 5-6).

The Spirit of JEHOVAH is the Third Person of the Blessed Trinity who proceeds from the Father. Shepherd boy David also killed a lion with his bare hands after Samuel anointed him with oil (symbol of the Holy Spirit).

Samson ripping apart the lion
with his bare hands.

A roaring lion—symbol of Satan—leaped upon Samson.

The Spirit of JEHOVAH came upon him mightily and he killed the lion with his bare hands.

The mighty Prophet Daniel spent an entire night in a den of lions, and he emerged unscathed in the morning.

JEHOVAH sent his angel and closed
the mouths of the lions.

It was during the 70-years Babylonian Captivity of the Jews that the Prophet Daniel saw all of his visions and dreams. To this day, not one shred of evidence has been presented to disprove any of his prophecies.

Vital links


Bernstein, David J. The Mystery of the Bayeux Tapestry. Guild Publishing, London, U.K., 1986.

Bridgeford, Andrew. 1066 The Hidden History of the Bayeux Tapestry. Walker & Company, New York, 2005.

Morris, Marc. The The Norman Conquest: The Battle of Hastings and the Fall of Anglo-Saxon England. W.W. Norton & Company, New York, 2012.

Pollard, Justin. Alfred the Great: The Man Who Made England. John Murray Publishers, London, 2005.

Walker, Ian W. Harold: The Last Anglo-Saxon King. Sutton Publishing, Stroud, Gloucestershire, U.K., 1997.

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