Quamdiu Centum Ex Nobis Vivi Remanserint

The “Tyninghame” copy of the Declaration of Arbroath.

Quia quamdiu Centum ex nobis viui remanserint, nuncquam Anglorum dominio aliquatenus volumus subiugari. Non enim propter gloriam, diuicias aut honores pugnamus set propter libertatem solummodo quam Nemo bonus nisi simul cum vita amittit.

Declaratio Arbroathis / Declaration of Arbroath.

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A certain Douenaldus Cambell was a signatory to this 1320 declaration of Scottish independence addressed by the Scots nobles to Pope John XXII.

The above quote in English:

“As long as only one hundred of us remain alive, we will never on any conditions be brought under English rule.  For we fight not for glory, nor riches, nor for honours, but for Freedom alone, which no good man gives up except with his life.”

Published by Christian Clay Columba Campbell

Christian Clay Columba Campbell is a Roman Catholic of the Anglican Use. As Senior Warden of the Cathedral of the Incarnation (Orlando, FL), he organised the process by which the parish accepted the Apostolic Constitution Anglicanorum coetibus, petitioning to join the Catholic Church. The Anglican Cathedral is now the Church of the Incarnation in the Personal Ordinariate of the Chair of St. Peter. Personal queries should be directed to me at eccentricbliss dot com.

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