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CHARLES G. ADDISON, ESQ. The history of the Knights Templars, Temple Church, and the Temple


Sir John Froissart's Chronicles of England, France, Spain and the Ajoining Countries from the latter part of the reign of Edward II to the coronation of Henry IV in 12 volumes 

Chronicles of Enguerrand De Monstrelet (Sir John Froissart's Chronicles continuation) in 13 volumes 

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The history of the Knights Templars, Temple Church, and the Temple
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CONTEXTS. XV The valiant deeds of the Marshal of the Temple—The fetal buttle of Tiberias —The captivity of the Grand Master and the true Cross—The captive Templars are offered the Koran or death—They choose the latter, and are beheaded —The fall of Jérusalem—The Moslems take possession of the Temple—They purify it with rose-water, say prayers, and hear a sermon—The Templars retire to Antioch—Their letters to the king of England and the Master of the Temple at London—Their exploits at the siege of Acre . . .11 4 CHAPTER VII. Richard Cœur de lion joins the Templars before Acre—The city surrenders, and the Templars establish the chief houee of their order within it—Cœur de Lion takes up his abode with them—He sells to them the island of Cyprus— The Templars form the van of his army—Their foraging expeditions and great exploits—Cœur de Lion quits the Iloly Land in the disguise of a Knight Templar—The Templars build the Pilgrim's Castle in Palestine—The Btate of the order in England—King John resides in the Temple at London—-The barons come to bun at that place, and demand MAGNA CHART A—The exploits of the Templars in Egypt—The letters of the Grand Master to the Master of the Temple at London—The Templars reconquer Jerusalem. 141 CHAPTER VIII. The conqueet of Jerusalem by the Caramiane—The slaughter of the Templars, and the death of the Grand Master—The exploits of the Templars in Egypt— King Louis of France visits the Templars in Palestine—He assists them in putting the country into a defensible state—Henry II., king of England, visits the Temple at Paris—The magnificent hospitality of the Templars in England and France—Benocekr, sultan of Egypt, invades Palestine—He defeats the Templars, takes their strong fortresses, and decapitates eix hundred of their brethren—The Grand Master comes to England for succour—The renewal of the war—The fall of Acre, and the final extinction of the Templars in Palestine ...... ICS

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