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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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36 THE KNIGHTS TRJSPLARS. CHAPTER III. Hugh de Payent returns to Palestine—His death—Robert de Craon made Muter —Success of the Infidels—The second Crusade—The Templars assume the Red Cross—Their gallant actions and high discipline—Lands, manors, and churches granted them in England—Bernard de Tremelay made Master—He is slain by the Infidels—Bertrand de Hlanquefort made Master—He is taken prisoner, and sent in chains to Aleppo—The Pope writes letters in praise of the Templars—Their religious and military enthusiasm—Their war banner called BeaMsccmi—The rise of therival reliaio-military order of the Hospital of 8t. John. " We heard the iwMr, so the Arabs call Their shouts of onset, when with loud appeal They challenge heaven, as if demanding conquest.** Htron na H UGH DE P ATENS, having now laid in Europe the foundations Α. ο. 1 'lad. of the great monastic and military institution of the Temple, I which was destined shortly to spread its ramifications to the I remotest quarters of Christendom, returned to Palestine at the head of a valiant band of newly-elected Templars, drawn principally from England and France. On their arrival at Jerusalem they were received with great distinction by the king, the clergy, and the barons of the Latin kingdom, a grand council was called together, at which Hugh de Payens assisted, and various warlike measures were undertaken for the extension and protection of the christian territories.

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