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FRIEDERICH WERNER The Templars in Cyprus


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 Templars in Cyprus
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«C. Il-] Till! TKMl LAK* IS i'YMU'». M"L.AY. Thi» crafty' Hernard Got, Lia bosom friend. With whom ho chaffered tho Tiara for Such |»ltry |ay. i» firmly leagued with him ; Our treasure, it may bo, the rniiaom ia HE promises to jmy for Peter's kojs. TIIII ir. Tis very like him, priestly hyjiocrite ! MOLAY. The Pojsa is at l'oictiers, and even now, So scuds us word my friend tho Cardinal l'i ineate, there's a letter on its way, Whereby tho Master of tho Hôpital And I aro thither summoned with intent, To organize, they say, a now Crusade. Tho |ackct-boat of yesterday brought me l'r.mesto's letter, and tho Hrief may come Perhaps to-morrow with tho frigate.—You IVrviiro tho insidious snare! PiiiLir. Aye, from the cowl Tho devil's faco looks out full evident ! This wns tho motive then tlmt caused to-day's Assembling of the Chapter ? 1 MOLAY. This it was ; For there was urged to-day tho weighty question, 1 Ilcrtrand ilu Got, a Gascon, llishop of Comminges, Archbishop of 15. ruraux, and l'ope Clement V., «ho was the fir»t l'ope at Atignon, the l'apary having been transplanted thither under the auspices of l'hil ppo lo Ilel. The chronicler Jean Villain said that the King and future l'ope met privately in an Abbey in tho depths of a wood near St. Jean-d'Angely, and then told and bought tho l'apocy in a contract of tix article», avrern toon the Host. Una of them articles involied the destruction of the Templars. Of the ten Cardinal» created at his conv-ert! KMI nine wero Frenchmen, a proof how he »a» the French King's creature. — Trans. - Grand-Master (loo.) 1 " It U not defect of power in us which hath occasioned tho assembling of the congregation ; for. however unworthy in oar perton, vet to u* is committed, with this baton, flill power to judge and try all that reganlt the weal of thit our Holy Order. Holy

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