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 Roland de Vaux (Sir).Roll. 
E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
Rolandseck Tower,
opposite the Drachenfels. The legend is that when Roland went to the wars, a false report of his death was brought to his betrothed, who retired to a convent in the isle of Nonnewerth. When Roland returned home flushed with glory, and found that his lady-love had taken the veil, he built the castle which bears his name, and overlooks the nunnery, that he might at least see his heart-treasure, lost to him for ever.   1

 Roland de Vaux (Sir).Roll. 


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