By Maureen Ash
A new Templar Knight secret from the writer who "masterfully creates a medieval international filled with wealthy ancient detail." (National bestselling writer Victoria Thompson) Templar Bascot de Marins is summoned to Lincoln citadel to profit who murdered a servant engaged in a bootleg affair with a married lady. even if the jealous husband had a purpose, Bascot's research uncovers a extra surprising revelation in regards to the sufferer that will supply him any variety of power enemies...
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Cf. next; Babewyn Babery. Grotesque images used as decoration in architecture, also in illuminated MSS. Today, we call them ‘gargoyles’. [< ME babywynrie] – Cf. next Babewyn. Any of the ugly or demonic creatures which populate medieval artwork; many are to be found cut in *cathedral stone, tucked away from first gaze. [< OFr. babuin = grimace, baboon; ME babywynrie = something monstrous] – Cf. previous; Bagwyn; Bestiary; Blemmya; Cynocephalus; Gryllus Babylon. Geography in medieval Europe was rudimentary.
She left it in her will to her children, after which it remained in Scotland. In 1346, David II, king of Scots, invaded England, taking the rood with him in the hope of its bringing success. Instead, at the Battle of Neville’s Cross, David himself was captured and the rood fell into English hands. It was taken to Durham Cathedral and placed in St Cuthbert’s shrine. At some time during the Dissolution it disappeared. – Cf. Rood 2 Black Rood of Waltham. The chief relic of Waltham Abbey, a life-size crucifix.
Her. The term for a hawk shown with a bell attached to a leg. Belvedere. A raised tower or pavilion, even a summerhouse. [Ital. e. bel = beautiful + vedere/voir = to see; thus a place with a beautiful view] Bely-ioye. e. appetite. Bend. Her. e. top right to bottom left. A bend usually occupies one third of the field. – Cf. next; Bendy; Ordinary 2 Bend sinister. Her. e. from the shield’s *sinister chief to *dexter base. It was a mark of bastardy. – Cf. Baton 2 Bendlet. Her. A *charge, half the width of a *bend.