By Theodora Kroeber
Frontis. + xi + 292 pp. with various illus., eightvo.
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Now about money," he continued. "I can't increase your wages, I'm afraid. Of course madam Melisande will be paid so long as she waits on my lady. After that you must manage on your pay alone. Perhaps we shall have a good war soon, and you can pick up plunder or a ransom. The Esclavons round here have nothing worth taking. When do you want to be married? Advent is coming, and we shall keep Christmas at Estives with my lady's family. So the wedding must be soon unless you wait for the New Year.
I suppose I am the lady's guardian, in so far as she has one at all," he said with a chuckle. "At any rate, she lives under my roof in the service of my wife, though she has never taken oath to me. You are her peer in blood, and a knight; there can be no question of disparagement. You both live here already, so I can't complain that you bring a stranger into my castle. Most suitable in every way. " "Thank you, my lord," I said with relief. "You must put up with cramped quarters," he went on. "Carytena Ms the summit of this rock, and I can't enlarge it.
WAR IN SATINES 58 5. SIR GEOFFREY STANDS TRIAL 73 6. THE GRIFONS OF WALLACHIA 88 7. PELAGONIE 107 8. THE GRIFONS 126 9. THE PARLIAMENT OF LADIES 146 10. JEANNE DE CATABAS 160 11. A PILGRIMAGE TO ROME 180 12. THE GRIFON INVASION 197 13. TURKS AND GRIFONS 213 14. THE RETURN OF SIR GEOFFREY 231 15. CONCLUSION 250 AUTHOR'S NOTE 254 WALLACHIA GLOSSARY OF PLACE-NAMES Andreville: Andravida Argues: Argos Brenice: Prinitza Mount Caride: Carydi Castel Rosso: Carystos Channel of St. George: Dardanelles River Charbon: Alpheus Chorinte: Corinth Clarence: Glarentza Dalphinet: Daphni Estives: Thebes La Bondonice: Boudonitza La Cremonie: Sparta (Lacedemon) La Grande Maigne: Maina La Grite: Calavryta La Sole: Salona Lambasse: Lampsacus Lamorie: the Morea Malvoisie: Monemvasia Naples de Romanie: Nauplia Negripont: Euboea Nicies: Nikli Oro: Oreus Porto Leone: Piraeus Satines: Athens Veligoute: Veligosti Wallachia: Thessaly and Epirus LORD GEOFFREY'S FANCY PROLOGUE Yesterday I overheard one of my grandchildren boasting that his grandmother, my wife, had been a cannibal heathen Turk until she married me.
Alfred Kroeber: A Personal Configuration by Theodora Kroeber