Samuel Baker in Trooditissa:

The seclusion of the monastery has been an agreeable interval that has formed a moral harbor from the uncertain seas of busy life, and we shall leave the quiet spot and the good old monks with some regret. ...

Apart from being an archaeologist, Alfred Westholm had other duties in Cyprus as well:

Almost everyone but myself has been visited by illness of some kind recently. Last week at some point it thus happened that I was assigned to duty...

The American Lorenzo Warriner Pease, after having spent almost five years on the island, explains what he was told about the cotton-flax people and the dragoman:

The Christian name of the Aga is Andreas Solomonides...

Leontios Makhairas refers to the marriage of King Janus of Cyprus:

And on the twenty-fifth of August 1411 Brother Lescure, Prior and Commander of the Hospital in Cyprus, and Sir Stephen Pignol, brought the maiden Charlotte de Bourbon from...

Sir Garnet Wolseley made arrangements for sending away prisoners:

The convicts, 266 in number started early this morning for Kyrenia under a guard composed of about 100 Goorkhas and about 50...

The French consul in Cyprus wrote:

The Dragoman of the Seray cannot bear the present Governor because he is in good terms with me" and begged the French Foreign Minister to procure the Dragoman's dismissal.

George Boustronios refers to the birth of King James III:

In addition, on 27 August the queen went into labour and on the 28 she gave birth to a strapping baby boy. And he was proclaimed King James III and after living for one year...

During the tragic days of the death of James II, Caterina was alone and  aware she could trust no-one:

Caterina brought her baby into the world on the 28th August 1473, a sickly boy who was the last descendant of the Lusignan kings of Cyprus...

Jacque le Saige, a silk merchant from Douai, wrote of his visit to Famagusta, although he had his facts wrong:

We were greatly astonished to see so strong a city. For vessels cannot come nigh by reason of the rocks, and...

Swedish archaeologist Alfred Westholm wrote of activities he took on, inspired by the nature of Cyprus:

I must also tell you about another activity. In collaboration with Vivi I am designing the pattern for an enormous tea-tablecloth...

The Carmelite Nicole le Huen landed at Salines:

Wednesday, August 29, was the feast of S. John Baptist in the church of Cyprus. We landed at Salines. There is a church founded by S. Lazarus, the seat of a bishop...

The American Missionary Lorenzo Warriner Pease visited Scala with his family where he met Mrs Amiet and made some purchases:

Yesterday I took my whole family to Scala to see Mrs. Amiet and the babe and to make some necessary...