Principles of the Order of the Pearl

Principles of the Order of the Pearl

This is one of the main reasons I’m certain the pearl is hidden somewhere in Plymouth. I found this pamphlet featuring the principles of the Order of the Pearl in the attic at Plymouth Arts Centre. I got a call one day from my friend who works there saying she’d found something she thought I’d … Continue reading

Drake pictured with the pearl and armillary sphere

Drake pictured with the pearl and armillary sphere

This is a section of a painting at Buckland Abbey (Drake’s former home) depicting Drake with the pearl as he found it inside the armillary sphere. This was painted long after his death, and my research has found that the pearl is actually slightly larger than this, but it’s a good image to analyse, especially … Continue reading

Queen Elizabeth I letter establishing the Order of the Pearl

Queen Elizabeth I letter establishing the Order of the Pearl

I found this letter/court order from Queen Elizabeth I to Sir Francis Drake amongst Grandma Betsy’s papers when I was sorting through them after she died. It was written the day after the Queen knighted Drake aboard the Golden Hind in London, and just a few months after he’d returned from circumnavigating the globe. That same day he … Continue reading

Real world signs of the ascent of Mergor, the Kraken of the sea..

Real world signs of the ascent of Mergor, the Kraken of the sea..

In previous blogs I’ve told you about the history of the pearl as an energy source from Atlantis that held the balance between land and sea. Research I conducted at the Hall of Records revealed that part of the power of the pearl was its ability to control the dark forces of Mergor, the giant … Continue reading

The scroll from Atlantis and rise of Mergor

The scroll from Atlantis and rise of Mergor

In yesterday’s blog I told you the story that’s been passed down through my ancestors of how Sir Francis Drake found the pearl. What I left out is that inside the sea chest, with the pearl and armillary sphere, was a seaworn scroll from Atlantis. That scroll has been in my family since Drake died … Continue reading

The story of Sir Francis Drake’s Armillary Sphere

The story of Sir Francis Drake’s Armillary Sphere

This time last week I donated an armillary sphere to the Plymouth City Museum and Art Gallery collection, which you can go and get a close look at in the Port and Place gallery where it’s gonna be until September. Look, it’s a beauty.. But most people don’t know just how special it is… When … Continue reading