[Milton-L] The Common Good??
matthewjorda at gmail.com
Fri Oct 3 14:24:03 EDT 2014
It’s also handy that we let them all keep their titles: in the UK, unlike
in the US, they are effectively ink-marked. Milton’s views on the
hereditary aristocracy were abundantly clear.
Cameron is the grandson of Sir William Malcolm Mount of Wasing
<http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wasing>Place, 2nd Baronet
Cameron descends from King William IV
<http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_IV_of_the_United_Kingdom> and his
mistress Dorothea Jordan <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dorothea_Jordan>through
their illegitimate daughter Lady Elizabeth FitzClarence
<http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Family_of_David_Cameron#cite_note-11> to the
fifth female generation Enid Agnes Maud Levita. His father's maternal
grandmother, Stephanie Levita, née Cooper, was the daughter of Sir Alfred
Cooper <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alfred_Cooper> and Lady Agnes Duff
(sister of Alexander Duff, 1st Duke of Fife
<http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alexander_Duff,_1st_Duke_of_Fife>) and a
sister of Duff Cooper, 1st Viscount Norwich
Conservative statesman and author.
paternal grandmother, Enid Levita, who married secondly in 1961 a younger
son of 1st Baron Manton
daughter of Arthur Levita and niece of Sir Cecil Levita
<http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Order_of_the_British_Empire>, Chairman of
London County Council in 1928. Through the Mantons, Cameron also has
kinship with Alexander Fermor-Hesketh, 3rd Baron Hesketh
Chief Whip in the House of Lords 1991–93.[nb 1]
maternal grandfather was Sir William Mount, 2nd Baronet
<http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sir_William_Mount,_2nd_Baronet>, an army
officer and the High Sheriff of Berkshire
<http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/High_Sheriff_of_Berkshire>, and Cameron's
maternal great-grandfather was Sir William Mount, 1st Baronet
<http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Order_of_the_British_Empire>, Conservative MP
for Newbury 1910–1922. Lady Ida Matilde Alice Feilding, Cameron's
great-great grandmother, was the daughter of William Feilding, 7th Earl of
, GCH <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Royal_Guelphic_Order>, PC
courtier <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Courtier> andGentleman of the
David Cameron is 9th great grandson of Sir Edmund Sawyer
(died 1676), Auditor of the Exchequer and father of MP Sir Robert Sawyer
<http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sir_Robert_Sawyer> of High Clerc 
<http://www.berkshirehistory.com/bios/rsawyer.html>, who was Attorney
General during the reign of King James I
<http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/King_James_I> and a noted Barrister of the
day, whose skills in court were remarked upon by Samuel Pepys
Cameron is the nephew of Sir William Dugdale
brother-in-law of Katherine, Lady Dugdale (died 2004)Lady-in-Waiting
<http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lady-in-Waiting> to the Queen since 1955,
former chairman of Aston Villa Football Club
documentary filmmaker Joshua Dugdale
<http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joshua_Dugdale> is his cousin.
other notable relations include Adam Hart-Davis
<http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Adam_Hart-Davis>, Duff Hart-Davis
Johnson <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Boris_Johnson> who is the Conservative
<http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Conservative_Party_(UK)> Mayor of London
<http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mayor_of_London>; Jo Johnson
<http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jo_Johnson> who is the Conservative
<http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Member_of_Parliament> for Orpington
Johnson <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rachel_Johnson> (8th cousins),
Mount (Formerly Sir Ferdinand Mount, 3rd Baronet)
Julius Norwich, 2nd Viscount Norwich
<http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Family_of_David_Cameron#cite_note-33> and George
Osborne <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/George_Osborne> (22nd cousin 3x
It was through this union that Cameron was related to the royal family, he
is fifth cousin once removed of Queen Elizabeth.
Cameron is married to Samantha Gwendoline Sheffield
<http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Samantha_Cameron>, the daughter of Sir
Reginald Sheffield, 8th Baronet
Annabel Lucy Veronica Jones (now Viscountess Astor
You can, if you wish, look up SamCam's ancestry, too...
On 3 October 2014 19:04, Matthew Jordan <matthewjorda at gmail.com> wrote:
> Well, I "guess" a hermeneutic key might be found in an Education Secretary
> who can wax, repeatedly, about the importance of teaching Dryden in
> secondary schools, but can't bring himself so much as to mention Milton...
> On 3 October 2014 18:43, David Urban <dvu2 at calvin.edu> wrote:
>> I guess I missed the Miltonic allusions in this video.
>> But in all seriousness, I don't think the John Milton Discussion List
>> is the forum for political statements/insults unrelated to Milton.
>> *From:* milton-l-bounces at lists.richmond.edu <
>> milton-l-bounces at lists.richmond.edu> on behalf of Matthew Jordan <
>> matthewjorda at gmail.com>
>> *Sent:* Friday, October 3, 2014 11:25 AM
>> *To:* John Milton Discussion List
>> *Subject:* [Milton-L] The Common Good??
>> Dear Miltonists
>> On a literalist interpretation, perhaps off-topic; on a true one, not.
>> With all *due* apologies to anyone of a reprehensible yet
>> over-sensitive political disposition.
>> Mind you, we are going to stuff them, so none of this will happen...
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