A BIBLE has recently passed through the sale rooms. It was used by Fr Huddlestone, who concealed Charles II after the Battle of Culloden and later received him into Full Communion just before he died in 1649.
Like most Recusant Bibles, it has, so the Daily Mail informed its readers, MISSALE printed very large on its title page. This is Recusant code for 'Bible'.
Lord Salisbury once described the Daily Mail as "A newspaper written by the Gentry to be read by the Gentry." It became famous in the Interbellum period for its relentless campaigns against Hitler, Mosley, and Mussolini.
Perhaps its best-known banner headlines were SHAME ON YOU HORRIBLE HERR HITLER and FREE DANZIG FROM NAZI TYRANNY.
Nowadays, it is daily breakfast-time reading for Her Grace the Duchess of Sussex.