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Lady Queenborough
THEOCRASY. (Adaptation of Gr. from god + mingling).
1. Anc. Myth. A mingling of various deities or divine attributes into one personality ; also a mixture of the worship of different deities.
MURRAY: NEW ENGLAND DICTIONARY
ANTI-MASONRY
ABEL DE LA RIVE
LEO TAXIL
BAVARIAN ILLUMINATI
INDEX OF PAPERS
LADY QUEENBOROUGH
NESTA H. WEBSTER
NOTES ON OCCULT THEOCRASY
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Occult Theocrasy
Noteworthy in the historiography of conspiracy theory, Edith Starr Miller is a widely quoted yet little known figure. Her title, Lady Queenborough, is often misspelt "Queensborough" and sometimes referred to as a pen-name or pseudonym. She is sometimes associated with the Order of the Golden Dawn and the British Fascist movement. Her death in 1933 is sometimes described as suspicious. Neither her "suspicious" death nor associations are documented.
Her Occult Theocrasy makes no claim to be an objective study nor representative of primary source research and a selection of her remarks easily demonstrates that she was fixated on a perceived "Jesuit-Judaic-Masonic-Gnostic-Brahmin-Illuminati" plot to overthrow Christianity. It is unreliable as a guide to the societies and movements listed in the table of contents, although students of the early history of fringe freemasonry and the Ordo Templi Orientis will be interested in Appendix IV: a selection of letters to Reuss and correspondence between Reuss and Westcott.
TO THE MEMORY OF MY UNCLE
LLOYD E. WARREN
WHO FIRST GUIDED ME IN THIS WORK

OCCULT THEOCRASY
BY
LADY QUEENBOROUGH
(EDITH STARR MILLER)
PUBLISHED POSTHUMOUSLY
FOR PRIVATE CIRCULATION ONLY
IN TWO VOLUMES
VOLUME I
Printed in France.


FOREWORD
THIS BOOK makes no claim to literary merit. It is simply a work of research and documentation, giving evidence and facts which I trust will help the reader in drawing his own conclusions.
In the course of my researches as an international political investigator into the causes of social unrest, I have probed the depths of infamy which now surrounds, not ours only, but also the next generation, whose right to lead a decent life should be as good as was ours. As a woman of the world I have witnessed things the existence of which I did not suspect and I have realised that, due to my "protected" position in life, they should never have been expected to have come to my knowledge. Let me tell every woman, how evermuch "protected", whether Dairymaid or Duchess, that the safeguards which she imagines to be thrown around herself are but a mirage of the past. Her own and her children’s future are at the mercy of those "forces" the activities of which it has been my business for the last ten years, to follow as one of a group of investigators.
Today, most of the good people are afraid to be good. They strive to be broadminded and tolerant! It is fashionable to be tolerant but mostly tolerant of evil -- and this new code has reached the proportions of demanding intolerance of good. The wall of resistance to evil has thus been broken down and no longer affords protection to those who, persecuted by evil doers, stand in need of it.
Worse still there are cases wherein virtuous people’s good name is relentlessly "filched from them", but no effort will be made by the presumed good people to rally to their defence. Happy are they if they themselves can discover the cause of their ruin, material or moral, either partial or total.
In offering this book to the public, I have endeavoured to expose some of the means and methods used by a secret world, one might almost say an underworld, to penetrate dominate and, destroy not only the so-called upper classes, but also the better portion of all classes. There are those who feel confident that if they refrain from joining any society or group and avoid entanglements no harm can befall them. To such, let me say that situations can be, and are, created for innocent dupes every day and wrecked homes are the direct result. Neither fortune nor a blameless life led, as it were, in an island of strict virtue in the midst of a tumultuous sea of evil, spells security.
Irrefutable evidence of a particular example of underworld tyranny has come into my possession. The victim’s guilt was her reluctance to step from virtue into the mire of evil which surrounded her. Moreover she was intolerant of evil and sought to oppose and destroy it. The case of her persecution at the hands of her foes is complete. She belonged to what is termed Society as did also some of the other actors in this bewildering drama. The world, social, financial legal and, shall we say also, the underworld, leaving to this word its generally accepted literal meaning, knows them. So many Jekylls and Hydes stalk about unsuspectingly in our midst !
From such an example I have been led to the conclusion that, among others, three factors can help one from being completely destroyed by the combined forces of that "underworld" : a flawless life, independent means and real friends, all three of which must be backed by a fearless determination to fight evil on all points of the Masonic compass.
In these days when apparently vice triumphs and virtue must be penalized, it may be well for all of us to fight the undertow by which our children may be dragged under and must of necessity perish. Vice rings and secret societies form but one vortex into which youth is drawn and destroyed whilst the "good people", because of their ignorance, look on helplessly in despair.
It is for their instruction that this book has been written. Its compilation has taken several years and, had it not been for the generous efforts of one of my friends, Mme de Shishmareff and of several other persons, I would never have been able to complete the task which I set out to accomplish.
What must concern us all now is the protection of decency or, in other words — Equal rights — for such as are not vice adepts.
This book is not complete. It will never be complete, but for the present it must remain as a study of the root conditions which have led to present day subversive upheavals and the overthrow of the principles of Christian civilization.
EDITH QUEENBOROUGH
December, 1931

TABLE OF CONTENTS
VOLUME I
PART I
THE MYSTERIES OF FREEMASONRY
Chapter
I. The Religion of the Secret
II .The Meaning of Occultism
III .Brahminism
IV .Mazdeism (Zoroastrianism), Jainism
V .Confucianism and Taoism
VI .Egyptian Esoterism
VII .Judaism, The Pharisees
VIII .Orpheism and the Pagan Mysteries
IX .The Druids
X .Christianity
XI .Manicheism
XII .Witchcraft
XIII .The Gnostics (The Heretics)
XIV .Lamaism
XV .The Yezidees (Devil Worshipers)
XVI .Orthodox Islam
XVII .Unorthodox Islam, the Ishmailites, The Lodge of Cairo
XVIII .The Druses
XIX .The Assassins
XX .The Knights Templar
XXI .Knights of Malta
XXII .The Rosicrucians
XXIII .Cathares, Albigenses, Waldenses
XXIV .The Moravians or The Order of Religious Freemasons, etc.
XXV .The Anabaptists
XXVI .Grand Lodge of England
XXVII .The Gospel of Revolution
XXVIII .The Preparation
XXIX .General Pepe and "The One Big Union"
XXX .Albert Pike and Giuseppe Mazini
XXXI .Practical Politics
XXXII .Adriano Lemmi
XXXIII .The Interlocking Directorate
PART II
CHRONOLOGICAL SERIES
ASSOCIATIONS OF THE 16TH CENTURY
XXXIV .— 1520The Illuminati of Spain
XXXV .— 1541The Order of the Jesuits
XXXVI .— 1562The Defenders (Roman Catholic)
ASSOCIATIONS OF THE 17TH CENTURY
XXXVII .— 1641Ancient Order of Hibernians (Roman Catholic)
XXXVIII .— 1638Jansenism
XXXIX .— 1688Camisards of the Cevennes
ASSOCIATIONS OF THE 18TH CENTURY
XL .— 1721Rite of Swedenborg or Illuminati of Stockholm
XLI .— 1725Supreme Conseil and Grand Orient de France
XLII .— 1731The Conulsionaries of St. Medard
XLIII .— 1750The Royal Order of Scotland
XLIV .— 1751The Strict Observance
XLV .— 1754The Martinist Order
XLVI .— 1760The Illuminati of Avignon
XLVII .— 1761Antient and Accepted Scottish Rite (American), Antient and Accepted Rite (England)
XLVIII .— 1763The Order of the Mopse
XLIX .— 1766The Rite of Zinnedorf
L .— 1773The Philaletes (Chercheurs de la Verite)
LI .— 1776The Illuminati of Bavaria
LII .— 1786The Tugendbund
LIII .— 1786The Jacobins
LIV .— 1790The Knights Templar of America
VOLUME II
LV .— 1791The United Irishmen
LVI .— 1795The Orange Society (Protestant and Masonic)
LVII .— 1798The Philadelphians (The Olympians)
LVIII .— 1799The Scottish Philosophic Rite
ASSOCIATIONS OF THE 19TH CENTURY
LIX .— 1804Modern Knights Templar, England
LX .— 1804Modern Knights Templar, France
LXI .Modern Knights Templar, Sweden
LXII .— 1805The Rite if Mizraim
LXIII .— 1805The Ribbon Society (Roman Catholic)
LXIV .— 1808The Cerneau Rite (A. & A. Scottish Rite)
LXV .— 1809Carbonarism (Alta Vendita)
LXVI .— 1810The Manchester Unity of Oddfellows, England
LXVII .— 1814The Hetairia of Greece (Etherists)
LXVIII .— 1815The Hung Society of China
LXIX .— 1815The Rite of Memphis
LXX .— 1816The Calderari
LXXI .— 1820French Carbonarism
LXXII .— 1822Modern Knights Templar, Poland
LXXIII .— 1825The St. Patrick Boys
LXXIV .— 1830Brahmo Somaj
LXXV .— 1830The Mormons
LXXVI .— 1843The Independent Order of B'nai B'rith (Jewish Masonry)
LXXVII .— 1843Young Ireland
LXXVIII .— 1844The Bahai Movement
LXXIX .— 1844The Independent Order of Oddfellows (I.O.O.F.) (American)
LXXX .— 1848Modern Spiritism
LXXXI .— 1850The Eastern Star
LXXXII .— 1857The Irish Republican Brotherhood (The Fenians)
LXXXIII .— 1858Phoenix Society of Skibbereen
LXXXIV .— 1860L'Alliance Israélite Universelle
LXXXV .— 1860The International (First and Second)
LXXXVI .— 1865The Ku-Klux Klan
LXXXVII .— 1866Societas Rosicruciana in Anglia
LXXXVIII .— 1869The Clan-na-Gael (V.C.)
LXXXIX .— 1869The Nihilists
XC .— 1871The Cryptic Rite
XCI .— 1872The Sat Bhai of Prague
XCII .— 1872Ancient and Primitive Rite, Rite of Memphis (England)
XCIII .— 1872The Anarchists
XCIV .— 1874Ancient and Archaeological Order of Druids
XCV .— 1875The Theosophical Society
XCVI .— 1876Primitive and Original Phremasons, Swedenborgian Rite
XCVII .— 1879The National Land League
XCVIII .— 1879Russellites or International Bible Students
XCIX .— 1881The Invincibles
C .— 1882Société Théosophique d'Orient et d'Occident
CI .— 1882Grand Lamaistic Order of Light (Fratres Lucis)
CII .— 1882The ahmadiyyah Sect
CIII .— 1882Co-Masonry
CIV .— 1882Knights of Columbus
CV .— 1883Christian Science
CVI .— 1883The Fabian Society
CVII .— 1884Gaelic Athletic Association
CVIII .— 1884Hermetic Society
CIX .— 1888Order of The Golden Dawn in the Outer
CX .— 1895Modern Illuminism, Ancient Order of Oriental Templars (Ordo Templi Orientis) (To Ov)
CXI .— 1895Theosophical Society of America
CXII .— 1896Irish Socialist Republican Party
ASSOCIATIONS OF THE 20TH CENTURY
CXIII .— 1900The Young Turk Movement
CXIV .— 1901The Amsterdam International
CXV .— 1903Stella Matutina
CXVI .— 1905Sinn Fein
CXVII .— 1908The Honourable Fraternity of Ancient Masonry (Female Lodges)
CXVIII .— 1908Federal Council of the Churches of Christ in America
CXIX .— 1910Sufism (Occidental)
CXX .— 1911Narodna Odbrana
CXXI .— 1913The Anthroposophical society
CXXII .— 1915Friends of Irish Freedom
CXXIII .— 1915The Knights of the Ku-Klux Klan
CXXIV .— 1917Sinn Fein in America
CXXV .— 1919The Third International (Communist)
CXXVI .— 1919The Fascisti
CXXVII .— 1920American Prohibition and the Anti-Saloon League
CXXVIII .— 1920The American Civil Liberties Union
CXXIX .— 1920The V.V.V. (Vereinigung Vergewaltigter Voelker)
CXXX .— 1920Juvenile Freemasonry
CXXXI .— 1920The League of Nations
CXXXII .— 1920Tenri Kenjukai
CXXXIII .— 1928Buchmanism
CXXXIV .— 1928The Rackets
CXXXV .— 1930The New History Society
CXXXVI .— 1930The Youth Peace Federation
CXXXVII .— 1930The International Bank
Conclusion
Bibliography
APENDICES
I .Manifesto of the O.T.O.
II .Extract from the Charter for Royal Order of Scotland in U.S.A.
III .Masonic and Pagan Symbolism
IV .Photographic Reproductions of Documents interesting to Freemasonry, etc., following p.
GENERAL INDEX
Appendix III is culled from various sources including Domenico Margiotta’s reprint of the several Albert Pike hoaxes perpetrated by Léo Taxil, and much symbol interpretation by Eliphas Levi.
Appendix IV contains 48 pages compiled by Brigadier-General R. B. D. Blakeney of a collection of letters and warrants concerning Theodore Reuss, Aleister Crowley, William Wynn Westcott and John Yarker. It also includes a fold-out facsimile of Crowley’s certificate of appointment by Reuss as National Grand Master of the O.T.O. in 1906. This is interesting material for the student of the Golden Dawn and the O.T.O. but is of no practical relevence to a study of regular Freemasonry.
The index is noteworthy for placing a hexagram, "The Seal of Solomon, indicating a Jew, Hebrew, or Israelite" in front of the names of purported Jews; three dots forming a pyramid in front of the names of purported freemasons "subsequent to 1717"; and a figure of six dots in front of the names of "a Member of the Martinist Order".
François-Émile Babeuf, Helen Blavatsky, Lord Byron, Maurice Joly, Honoré Mirabeau, Robespierre, Charles Taze Russell, Emanuel Swedenborg, and perhaps others, are incorrectly identified as freemasons, while identifying Éliphas Lévi and Aleister Crowley as freemasons is merely disingenuous; as is listing William Morgan as a Captain and a freemason. Listing both an "Albert George Mackey" and a "Gallatin Mackey" is representative of Miller’s lack of research: see Albert Gallatin Mackey.

Occult Theocrasy, Lady Queenborough (Edith Starr Miller), d. 1933. "Achevé d'imprimer le 4 septembre 1933 par F. Paillart a Abbeville (France)" [from inside back cover of vol. ii of 22 cm ed. at John E. Robbins Library, Brandon University.] (F. Paillart , éditeur - BP 324 - 80100 Abbeville Tél. : 03.22.20.60.20 - Fax : 03.22.20.60.21 - Email : imp.paillart@wanadoo.fr). 2v : front. (ports.) illus., facsims. (1 fold.) ; 23 cm. "Published posthumously for private circulation only." Published under the auspices of the International league for historical research. Reprint by Hawthorne, Cal[if.], Christian Book Club of America [1968] 2 v. (741 p.) in 1. illus. 22 cm. LCCN: 68004740. Reprint by Omni publications, HB, [1980?]. <:www.jrbooksonline.com/DOCs/Out_of_Step.doc> ^

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