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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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ΤΙΤΕ Κ MOUTS ΤΒΜΡ1ΛΠ8. 15 CHAPTER II. Krgula paupmim «roarraUilonttm "Jftristt et Επηρίι ialamonis.* The meet curious parte of the rule displayed—The confirmation of the rule by the Pope—The visit of Hugh de Payena, the Master of the Temple, to England—His cordial reception—The foundation of the Order in this country— Lands and money granted to the Templars—Their popularity in Europe— The rapid increase of their fraternity—St. Bernard takes up the pen in their behalf—He displays their valour and piety. ** Parmi les contradictions qui entrent dans 1B gouvernement de ee monde ce n'en est pas un petite que cette institution de moines armées qui font vani de vivrò là a fois en anachorète* et en soldat* "— Voltaire sur tes Maure et PBsprU des Nations. " THE RULE OP THE POOR IELLOW-BOLDIEHS or JESUS C Π JUST AND OP THE TEMPLE OP SOLOMON," arranged by St Bernard, and sanctioned by the Holy Fathers of the Council of Troyes, for the government and regulation of the monastic and military • society of the Temple, is principally of a religions character, and of an austere and gloomy cast. It is divided into seventy-two heads or chapters, and is preceded by a short prologue, addressed " to all who disdain to follow after their own wills, and desire with purity of mind to fight for the most high and trae king," ex * (3mm. CSsterc. Albertus Mirons. Bruì. 1641. Manricus ad aim. 1138, cap. ii. Act. Syn. Très. torn. x. edit. Labb.

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