Twenty years was required to master the full cycle of Druidic knowledge which included – Natural Philosophy – Astronomy – Arithmetic – Geometry – Jurist Prudence – Medicine – Poetry and Oratory. A basic doctrine was that; without freedom of will there is no humanity; freedom of conscience was both the birth and breath of manhood; the essence of the soul was will. By common law every Britain’s birthright was five acres of land. They believed in transmigration of the soul and the doctrine of atonement. Hell was a temporary state of suffering regarded as the pre-essential of enjoyment. To them prophecy was all about good science.

The king’s primary role was to deliver to the people, freedom, justice, leisure and instruction. Neither god nor king, or the people, were above the law (the Edicts of Anu and Enlil or the Divine Justice of the Immortal Gods). Excommunication was a punishment or deterrent for serious wrong doing. In the Indo-European languages dru-wid translates as strong knowledge. We find distinctly long-headed people constructing the earliest long barrows and observatories around this time in the British Isles, with the wide introduction of mixed farming methods.

Their motto was the Truth against the World. Glastonbury was a leading Druid college and centre before the birth of Jesus. Druidism never opposed Christians. Christianity was a new thing in Asia, but there was never a time when the Druids of Britain held not its doctrines. There was a remarkable similarity of the dress of the Archdruid, and the Jewish High Priest, demonstrating a common origin. Druidism presented a high culture, and a priesthood of peace. In parallel, Buddhism was a druidic religion. By controlling the vast mineral wealth and other resources of Britain for the people of Britain, the Druids presented a serious rival to Greece and Rome. Under Augustus and Tiberius it was a treasonable offence to be a Druid priest.