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Just a try to toss a ball off the wall;
Does anybody know the wereabouts of James Peter Todd Sinclair son of Lloyd B
Sinclair and Eleanor residing in Winnipeg cira 1950-70? Should be in the
Western Canadian provinces.
----- Original Message -----
From: "bruce carlyon" <Bruce_Carlyon@syncsoft.com.au>
Sent: 14 June, 2000 9:08 PM
Subject: RE: Flight of stairs?
> Dear Rory,
> Thankyou for your reply and providing insights from your first hand
> experiences. Much appreciated.
> I don't mean to stir up a hornets nest with rumour and speculation. I do
> like to pursue all the loose ends whith details on Rosslyn.
> But I would like to provide you with the source of my enquiry. I found
> item again after some searching.
> I am not familiar with the source, can anyone explain? From your reply it
> seems they have got their information quite wrong.
> Mystery Steps near Keep at Rosslyn Castle from Article: A Sinclair Movie:
> Fall 1990 Yours Aye
> A newly rediscovered stone, in Rosslyn Chapel reflects that William was
> Master of the Priory of Knights Templar of Scotland. Recently, rains have
> opened a fissure in the vicinity of the Great Keep of Rosslyn Castle. The
> fissure has revealed stone steps descending underground. They do not seem
> to be worn. Cousin Niven is working with excavators to investigate these
> stairs. They do not appear on any plans of the castle. "Templar treasure
> or English Bones," only the future will reveal this.
> END QUOTE
> Bruce Carlyon
> > ----------
> > From: Rory Sinclair[SMTP:firstname.lastname@example.org]
> > Reply To: email@example.com
> > Sent: 14 June, 2000 11:06
> > To: firstname.lastname@example.org
> > Subject: Re: Flight of stairs?
> > Dear Bruce:
> > My! What an active rumour mill there appears to be.
> > I visit Rosslyn once year (this year twice) and I was just there at the
> > end
> > of March.
> > There was no hint of such a "fissure or stairs" at the Castle and I walk
> > around the whole place whenever I am there.
> > There may be a conflation of real stories with some fantasy. Here is
> > I
> > know.
> > In 1992 or 93, during filming of the "The Sword and the Grail" based on
> > the
> > latest (then) on Prince Henry, a stone was lifted in the Chapel floor
> > which was always known to cover a set of stairs. The stairs were
> > and showed a flight that led down to a blank wall (supposedly put in
> > after the Battle of Dunbar).
> > Tantalizing as it would seem, it was understood by all present, you
> > just start bashing away at walls in a living church so the stone was
> > relaid.
> > In 1995, some excavation was done outside the crypt and shortly after
> > that,
> > the building was listed by Historic Scotland and hence no future
> > excavations
> > can take place without elaborate studies and preparations and those
> > entrusted with executing such hypothetical tasks would have to be
> > archaeologists. Not impossible but the threshold of "action" is
> > considerably higher that it might have been only a decade ago. The
> > and efforts and money of the Rosslyn Chapel Trust is on the fabric of
> > building which is in dire need -- the excavations, which from our point
> > of
> > view, is more exciting, simply have to wait until the building itself is
> > secure.
> > The Castle is still privately owned by the Earl of Rosslyn and is
> > managed
> > by the Landmark Group and rented out on a weekly basis to those
> > in staying for holidays. Fissures and staircases would be well known
> > they were there.
> > Hope this is helpful.
> > Aye,
> > Rory (Toronto)
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: bruce carlyon <Bruce_Carlyon@syncsoft.com.au>
> > To: 'email@example.com' <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> > Date: Tuesday, June 13, 2000 10:08 PM
> > Subject: RE: Flight of stairs?
> > >Dear All,
> > >Recently, I read an old posting that described rain as having opened a
> > >fissure at the base of the Keep at Rosslyn.
> > >Further, it described that a set of stairs could be seen in it that
> > appeared
> > >not have been very worn by use.
> > >It concluded that Niven would be getting excavators to further
> > investigate
> > >the matter.
> > >
> > >Can anyone advise me of what has transpired and been dicovered from
> > >investigations?
> > >
> > >Yours fraternally
> > >Bruce Carlyon
> > >
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