Eugene Ray SDSU 1970's

Eugene Ray SDSU 1970's
Eugene Ray 1970's. photo credit: Tom Davis

Saturday, March 12, 2016

FRENCH PILGRIMAGE 2009 / french artists and merovingian dna links

+WHO ARE WE+
>french latin merovingian dna scholarship<
>has provided a passion that reveals much<
+(GOOGLE : EUGENE RAY+
+MEROVINGIAN DNA)+
>in terms of who we are / many trips with<
>french genetic research has been of profit<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
+NEW ORLEANS RAYS+
>were wonderful people but only aunt<
>lise ray and cousin gilbert degruy had<
+(GOOGLE :EUGENE RAY+
+>>/ GILBERT deGRUY)+
>enough passion to make an effort w/<
>roots research / gilbert was intensive<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
+FRENCH-LATIN ARTISTS+
>have played a >huge role in my research<
>leonardo da vinci, edgar degas & odilon<
+(GOOGLE : EUGENE RAY+
+ / LEONARDO da VINCI)+
>redon are just a few / i have visited very<
+(GOOGLE : EUGENE RAY+
+>>> / ODILON REDON)+
>remote areas to research picasso's milieu<
>in southwest france & in the costa brava<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
>esplanade avenue, new orleans, 19th C<
>location of many fine creole families &<
+(GOOGLE : EUGENE RAY+
+ / RAY-BRESSE FAMILY)+
>john ray had left >breston plantation as<
>he voted for emancipation in legislature<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
 >in new orleans edgar degas in the 1870s<
>became part of our >ancestors milieu out<
+(GOOGLE : EUGENE RAY+
+>>>> / EDGAR DEGAS)+
>on esplanade ave. where the >rays, pitots<
>lamothes had large houses, cavarocs near<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
 >45 trips to france in search of roots, culture<
>history, art and architecture led to some very<
+(GOOGLE : EUGENE RAY+
+>>> / REV. SAUNIERE)+
>amazing discoveries like the rev. saunter &<
>a dagobert / degruy link >rennes le chateau<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
 >rennes le chateau >ancient blanchfort castle<
>on the >aude river in the languedoc (visited<
+(GOOGLE : EUGENE RAY+
+>>> / KING DAGOBERT)+
>by thomas jefferson) has fascinating history<
>knights templar, >king dagobert-gruy voisin<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
 >marie de narnaud was the rev saunter's<
>"housekeeper" and privy to his secrets<
+(GOOGLE : EUGENE RAY+
+>/ HABSBURG / GRUY)+
>(gold hoard attracted habsburgs w/ link<
>to de gruyere) >she died w/ the secrets<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
 >the >villa bethania in rennes le chateau<
>was built 1901 by rev saunter for marie<
+(GOOGLE : EUGENE RAY+
+ / RENNES le CHATEAU)+
>a famed legend is he discovered ancient<
>merovingian manuscripts w/ secret code
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
+THE RESEARCH OF PICKNETT+
>(dagobert dna history links<
>to degruy in >orient forest)<
+& PRINCE IS VERY VALUABLE+
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
 >marianne and i visited >chambery in eastern<
>france where the shroud of turin was brought<
+(GOOGLE : EUGENE RAY+
+ / CHAMBERY FRANCE)+
>to the >valentin castle of the savoy (gruy link)<
>before savoy-bresse moved the shroud to turin<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
+DUKE de SAVOY+
>(de gruyere link) >traded 2 castles< to vergy<
>(ray link) for the >shroud (later called turin)<
+(GOOGLE :>> EUGENE RAY /+
+"SHEPHERDS OF ARCADIA")+
>savoy >lusignan duchess previously was the<
>wife of the duke de brienne (arcadian image)<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
>an all day storm prevented our drive to the<
>de ray castle at >ray-sur-saone so we spent<
+(GOOGLE : EUGENE RAY+
+>>> / ORIENT FOREST)+
>the night at an ancient inn south of beaune<
>our ancestors >orient forest history sensed<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
>this forest & stream reminds of the sansouci<
>forest w/ our studio home plus the barataria<
+(GOOGLE : EUGENE RAY+
+> / SANSOUCI FOREST)+
>forest of our >louisiana degruy & earlier in<
>france >orient forest a few kilometers away<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
 >in the forest south of the ancient pilgrimage<
>center of beaune marianne and i stayed in an<
>inn constructed from an old water wheel mill<
+(GOOGLE : EUGENE RAY+
+>>> / RAY-sur-SOANE)+
>this region is the wine capital of burgundy w/<
>links to >ray castle the oldest burgundy castle<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
 >in the tourist office of the key duke of<
>lorraine castle >village of bar-sur-tube<
+(GOOGLE :> EUGENE RAY+
+ / KING RENE de ANJOU)+
>(birth place of king rene de anjou) we<
>found much data of our french history<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
+MAGNY FOUCHARD+
>chateau 15 K away is reached by a stone<
>bridge crossed by >joan of arc< aided by<
+(GOOGLE : EUGENE RAY+
+>>>> / JOAN de ARC)+
>rene d'anjou enroute to her great destiny<
>clairvaux is 15 K & degaulle home same<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
 >orient forest map of the champagne region<
>(visited by thomas jefferson) >has a history<
>of fabulous depth / example : the de brienne<
+(GOOGLE : EUGENE RAY+
+> / DUKE de BRIENNE)<
>/ lusignan bought "the shepherds of arcadia"<
+(GOOGLE : EUGENE RAY+
+ / NICHOLAS POUSSIN)+
>painting (louis xiv fame) >merovingian refs<
>later mrs brienne marries savoy buys shroud<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
>it was the important village of bar-sur-aube<
>near the degruy chateau, >magny fouchard<
>that our >pilgrimage became excited by the<
+(GOOGLE : EUGENE RAY+
+>>> / BAR-SUR-AUBE)+
>history of nearby >clairvaux abbey and the<
>final residence of president charles degaulle<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
+THE HISTORY OF THIS >ORIENT+
+FOREST IS PERFECT FOR VITAL+
>(google : eugene ray<
> / shroud of turin)<
+DOCUMENTARY LITERATURE &+
+CINEMA / >A GOAL I WORK FOR+
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^

>sad news tonight< of >severe flooding<
>around our >ray-bresse ancestral locus<
+(GOOGLE : EUGENE RAY /+
+RAYVILLE, LOUISIANA)+
>of >rayville, louisiana / >the history of<
>the family >essential to our nola family<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
+BRESTON PLANTATION NOW+
+HOME OF ARTIST CAROLINE+
>(google : eugene ray /<
>breston plantation)<
+YOUNGBLOOD />HER WORK+
+VERY>SOUGHT AFTER NOW+
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
eugene ray, mfa, architect
professor emeritus, sdsu

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