An extract from George Boustronios’ chronicle:

In addition on 1 December 1473, the queen sent word to Morabit to be present at her court. He, moreover, went there, entered the palace and greeted her...

From George Boustronios’s narrative:

And on Saturday on 1 January 1474 in the year of Christ news arrived from Famagusta that: ‘the archbishop, Sir James and Rizzo have boarded a foreign galley belonging to King...

Lorenzo Warriner Pease recorded in his diary the new order by the Sultan to celebrate his birthday like the European birthdays:

I am informed that there was some intoxication amongst the Franks last night...

If you walk in the shed behind St Lazarus church in Larnaca, you will see the tombstone of the twin children of the American missionary Lorenzo Warriner Pease. One of the twins, his little girl, died on 2nd December…

Sir Garnet Wolseley, worried about his wife’s fragile health, put in a letter his thoughts to dear Louise:

I trust that we may not be separated again for some time to come, and that our mountain sanatorium may prove a a great success: otherwise...

Richard Pococke travelled in the southern part of the island:

We went on to the other side of Cape Bianco and came to two delightful villages which are contiguous. They are called Episcopi and Colosse. These villages are finely watered and...

Queen Eleanor of Aragon realised that the Genoese did not come to help her but to occupy Cyprus. Leto Severis continues the story: 

When she arrived in Nicosia on the 4th December 1373, she found it ungoverned and in total anarchy. ...

Nicolai de Marthono, a notary of Carinola, noted in his travel book:

Wherefore on the fifth day of December of the third indiction I went to that ancient city Constantia four miles distant from Famagosta, which was once a great city built by the Emperor...

The Cyprus Herald recorded:

Information was received in Limassol yesterday evening to the effect that Lieutenant Kitchener, R.E., Director of Survey, had been shot at near the villageof Pissouri: it appears that seeing a man...

From the diaries of US Consul General Taylor Belcher and Edit Belcher to the Secretary of the State:

Examining again desirability recommending to Britain they bring Makarios back in very near future if truce continues. Sooner or later...

Limassol Police Commissioner, Lieut-Colonel Donisthorpe Donne, was occupied capturing a number of wanted men who were hiding in the caves around the villages of Limassol district. In one such cave he found many knives and yatagans and arrested...

A reference to St Hilarion Castle from the diaries of USA Consul General Taylor Belcher:

Beautiful day, and I arranged with Ninette for them to come by at a quarter after eleven. Drove up to behind Hilarion and whom did we run...