Sword and the Grail
The Story of the Grail, the Templars and the Discovery of America 2nd Revised edition
By (author) Andrew Sinclair
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Sword and the Grail by Andrew Sinclair
Book DescriptionBased on stunning new archaeological evidence, both in the UK and the USA, The Sword and the Grail details the part played by the Order of the Knights of the Templar - here proved to be the true antecedents of the Freemansons - in the discovery of America. As they fled the authorities who wished to destroyed them, some of the outlawed Templars carried their treasure to St Clair Castle, where the knights' relics are still buried. The tomb of their St Clair Grand Master, with the Grail carved on his stone, lies in Rosslyn, the core chapel of the Masonic movement. With the help of the sea skills and wealth of the Templars, the St Clair Grand Master, tried to found a new Jerusalem in the New World, landing with 300 colonists, first in what is now Nova Scotia and then in New England, more than 90 years before Columbus.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781841583969
(198mm x 129mm x 19mm)
Imprint: Birlinn Ltd
Publisher: Birlinn General
Publish Date: 5-Jul-2005
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Andrew Sinclair
My Friend Judas, Paperback (August 2009)
It's Cambridge in the early 1960s. Ben Birt, an intellectual Brando from a grammar school, sees the University through proud, bawdy and anarchic eyes. Classless but deeply class-conscious. Brought up on Shakespeare and the classics, much influenced by contemporary French and American, he talks a vivid new language.
Prohibition, Paperback (May 2009)
The prohibition of liquor in the United States from 1920 to 1933 created the myth of the flapper and gangster. This title presents an account of Andrew Sinclair's, that show how this extraordinary experiment was the product of the age-old conflict of country against city, of the God-fearing farmer against the corrupt urban rich.
Man and Horse, Hardback (July 2008)
Describes the relationship between man and horse over four thousand year. This book explores the uses of the horse by highwaymen and figures such as Ned Kelly. It shows that the art of warfare from horseback with its culture of mobility has always been at conflict with the urban domesticated culture.
Grail, Hardback (April 2007)» View all books by Andrew Sinclair
Draws on a variety of traditions and disciplines, using literary and artistic sources to explore the imaginative richness of the Grail. This book explores the extraordinary legacy and geography of the quest, through Europe to the Near East and across the Atlantic.
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Author Biography - Andrew Sinclair
Andrew Sinclair, a direct descendant of Prince Henry St Clair, is a leading novelist, historian and film-maker and lives in London. He did graduate work at Harvard and Columbia before teaching at Cambridge and London. His books include biographies of Jack London, Warren Harding and Che Guevera. His most recent work is the epic novel, Blood and Kin.
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