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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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Bures, Voulaine les Templiers, Ville-sous-Gevrey, otherwise St. Philibert, Dijon, Fauverney, where a chapel dedicated to the Virgin still preserves the name of the Temple, Des Feuilles, situate in the parish of Villett, near the chateau de Vernay, St. Martin, Le Chastel, Espesses, Tessones near Bourges, and La Musse, situate between Baujé and Macon in Burgundy* Montpelier, Sertelage, Nogarade near Patniers, Falgairas, Narbonne St. Eulalie de Bezieres, Prugnanas, and the parish church of St. Martin d'Ubertas in Languedoc.f Temple Cahor, Temple Marigny, Arras, Le Pare, St. Vauhourg, and Rouen, in Normandy. There were two houses of the Temple at Rouen ; one of them occupied the site of the present maison consulaire, and the other stood in the street now called La Rue des Sermites.$ The preceptories and houses of the Temple in France, indeed, were so numerous, that it would be a wearisome and endless task to repeat the names of them. Hundreds of places in the different provinces are mentioned by French writers as having belonged to the Templars. Between Join ville and St. Dizier may still be seen the remains of Temple Ruet, an old chateau surrounded by a moat ; and in the diocese of Meaux are the ruins of the great manorial house of Choisy le Temple. Many interesting tombs are there visible, together with the refectory of the knights, which has been converted into a sheepfold. The chief house of the order for France, and also for Holland and the Netherlands, was the Temple at Paris, an extensive and • Hint, de l'Eglise de St. Etienne i Dijon, p. 133, 137, 205. Hist, de Bresse, torn. i. p. 52, 53, 84. i Hist, gen, de Languedoc, liv. ii. p. 523·, liv. xvi., p. 362 ; liv. xvii. p. 427 ; liv. xxii. p. 25, 226. Gall, christ, torn, vi col. 727. Afartene Thesaur. anecd, toro. i. col. 575. t Gali, christ, nov. torn. i. p. 32 ; toro. iii. col, 333 ; toro. ii. col. 46, 47, and 72. La Afartiniere diet, googr. Afartene, ampi, collect, toro. vi. col. 226, Gloss, nov. toni iii. col. 223.

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