'When we left off, we were exploring the proposition that the New World Order is the British Empire repackaged, and this empire was literally a marriage of effete British aristocracy and virile (or virulent) Jewish finance. Webster Tarpley is a gifted historian who generally eschews mention of Jewish bankers in favor of euphemisms like "Venetians." Therefore it is unusual for him to state bluntly that King Edward VII was in the pay of the Rothschilds and was responsible for World War One.
Edward VII didn't become king until 1901 when he was 60 years old. As Prince of Wales, he was estranged from his mother, kept on an allowance and deeply in debt. He allowed a "series of Jewish bankers to manage his personal finances." These included Baron von Hirsch and Sir Ernest Cassell. "Edward also cultivated the Rothschild and Sassoon families. In short, Edward's personal household finance agency was identical with the leading lights of turn-of-the-century Zionism".'