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May the Lord Be with You

A cache by duncscott Send Message to Owner Message this owner
Hidden : 6/9/2007
Difficulty:
4 out of 5
Terrain:
4 out of 5

Size: Size: regular (regular)

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Geocache Description:

A Map provides all the information you need to find where the treasure was hidden. The location is a much overlooked part of the South Lakes - you are unlikely to meet a sole but you will want to linger, take a picnic with you. The location above provides only a guide to the rough location of the cache - To find the 'object' you need to decode a location encoded on the map.

In the late 1700's early 1800's England was in termoil. Napoleon had siezed power and his revolution was spreading across Europe. There was a real threat of invasion and indeed a popularist uprising. Napoleon had even selected a new Prime Minister who would land with the invading troops.

As has been repeated over history the continuing superiority of the British Fleet, the Royal Navy and the Royal Marines was the only reason discouraging an invasion.

The threat did not go away until Napoleon was defeated in 1815 at the battle of Waterloo.

If you were wealthy at that time you had a lot to lose and you may have wanted to secure your wealth in a secret location. This is one of two caches linked to those troublesome times in South Lakeland.

All you have to do is solve the clues left on the map

Can you find the hidden treasure from the Napoleonic era ?

A higher resolution version of the map may be found here - (visit link)

Additional Hints (Decrypt)

Cyrnfr qba'g fcbvy gur chmmyr sbe bguref - qba'g tvir gb zhpu vasbezngvba njnl va lbhe ybtf - gurfr ner fcrpvny ybpngvbaf !

Decryption Key

A|B|C|D|E|F|G|H|I|J|K|L|M
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N|O|P|Q|R|S|T|U|V|W|X|Y|Z

(letter above equals below, and vice versa)



 

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