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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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184 THE KNIGHTS TEMPLAIiS, He granted them the manors of Lilleston, Hechewayton, Saunford, Sutton, Dartfeld, and Halgel, in Kent; several lands, and churches and annual fairs at Baldok, Walnesford, Wetherhy, and other places, and various weekly markets.* WILLIAM D* The Grand Master, Thomas Berard, was succeeded by Brother i"i373. William de Beaujeu.f who came to England for the purpose of obtaining succour, and called together α general chapter of the order at London. Whilst resident at the Temple in that city, he received payment of a large sum of money which Edward, the young king, had borrowed of the Templars during his residence in Palestine.}: The Grand Master of the Hospital also came to Europe, and every exertion was made to stimulate the languid energies of the western Christians, and revive their holy zeal in the cause of the Cross. Λ general council of the church was opened at Lyons by the Pope in person ; the two Grand Masters were present, and took precedence of all the ambassadors and peers at that famous assembly. It was determined that a new crusade should be preached, that all ecclesiastical dignities and benefices should be taxed to support an armament, and that the sovereigns of Europe should be compelled by ecclesiastical censures to suspend their private quarrels, and afford succour to the desolate city of Jerusalem. The Pope, who had been himself resident in Palestine, took a strong personal interest in the promotion of the crusade, and induced many nobles, princes, and • Monnet. Angl., vol. vi. part 2, p. 800—844. t MCCLXXIII. a viii. jnrs d'Avri niorut frète Thomiia Bcrurt, Moistre du Temple le jor de la notre dame de Mara, et tu fait Mauvtrc α xiii. jora de ftiay, frere Guillaume do Bieaujcu qui estoit outre Commendeer du Temple en rouille, et aleroni por lui querire frere Guillaume do Poncon, qnl avait tenu lieu de Maistre, et frere Bertrand de Fox-, et frere Gonfie» fu fait Commandeer gran tenant lieu de Moistre.— Coiilin. Hist, apud Marlene, toni. v. col. 746, 747. This is the earliest instance 1 have met with of the application of the term CojMMAAOEa to the high officers of the Temple. f Acta Bgmeri, torn. ii. p. 34, ad ami. 1274.

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