Life of Lord Byron, Vol. 1

Life of Lord Byron, Vol. 1

By Thomas Moore

  • Release Date : 1852-01-01
  • Genre : Contemporary
  • FIle Size : 0.37 MB
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Life of Lord Byron, Vol. 1 As there is no record, however, as far as I can discover, of any of his ancestors having been engaged in the Holy Wars, it is possible that he may have had no other authority for this notion than the tradition which he found connected with certain strange groups of heads, which are represented on the old panel-work, in some of the chambers at Newstead. In one of these groups, consisting of three heads, strongly carved and projecting from the panel, the centre figure evidently represents a Saracen or Moor, with an European female on one side of him, and a Christian soldier on the other.