Knight"s Acre by Norah Lofts

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Published by G. K. Hall in Boston .

Written in English

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Edition Notes

The first vol. of a trilogy; the second is The homecoming, and the third is The lonely furrow.

Book details

StatementNorah Lofts.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ3.L825 Kn4, PR6023.O35 Kn4
The Physical Object
Pagination528 p. ;
Number of Pages528
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5188750M
ISBN 100816162840
LC Control Number75008662

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Are you an author. Learn about Author Central /5(90). The Order was founded in Acre, and the Knights purchased Montfort (Starkenberg), northeast of Acre, in This castle, which defended the route between Jerusalem and the Mediterranean Sea, was made the seat of the Grand Masters inalthough they returned to First Grand Master: Heinrich Walpot von Bassenheim.

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Knights Acre is the first book in a triology. The next book is The Homecoming and the last The lonely Furrow.

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