Quest: A long and difficult search for
Legacy: Something transmitted by or received from an
ancestor from the past.
Cistercian: Member of a Roman Catholic monastic
order founded by St. Stephen Harding (1098) at Cīteaux (Latin, Cistercium).
Researcher: Someone who does a detailed study of a
Trace: Small amount of something that remains when
most of it has disappeared.
Clues: Something that provides information.
Heir: The person who has the right to inherit their
Battlements: The battlements of a castle consist of
a wall built round the top of it with regular gaps through which guns or arrows could be
Oak: Wood from a tree, which is strong and hard.
Weapons: Objects such as guns, knives or a missile,
which is used to kill or fight people in a battle or war.
Gloomy: Almost dark, you cannot see very well.
Suits of armour: Special metal clothing that
soldiers used to wear for protection in battle.
Flicker: A light or a flame flickers when it shines
with sudden changes in strength.
Sparkle: It is clear, bright and sometimes shines
with a lot of very small points of light that look like flashes.
Chandelier: It is a circular frame with branches to
hold light bulbs or candles.
Glitter: It shines in a sparkling way.
Cobwebs: The net which a spider makes for catching
Rustling: It makes soft sounds as it moves gently
Growl: When a dog or other animal make a low noise,
usually because it is angry.
Knight: In medieval times, a man usually of noble
birth, who served his king or lord in a battle.
Invitingly: It is attractive to you and makes you
think that it would give you pleasure or enjoyment.
Gilt: Covered with a thin layer of gold or gold
Ajar: When a door is ajar, it is a bit open.
Peep: If you peep at something, you look at it very
quickly, especially secretly and quietly.
Lead: You guide someone to a particular place or
Tournament: In medieval times, a competition in
which participants fight using different weapons.
Engraved: You cut a design or inscription on metal,
glass or wood.
Sword: A weapon with a long blade, and a handle at
Embroidered: The process of sewing designs on a
cloth or other material.
Motto: A short sentence or phrase that expresses a
rule for good or sensible behaviour. It is often choosen by a person, school or
institution as their own special saying.
Overcome: When you overcome a problem, a feeling or
a situation,, you successfully control it.