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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
page 84

•C. III.] nu TCMrtau is i ti-M » ClUrUUX, Then murk my words Thu» Father Vincent write*: Ilia Ilolineaa la ill-affected to the Temple Order. The Maater, rumour run*, himself is not Quito orthodox in dogmas of the Faith, And has, in conflict with St. Hernard's rule. Amassed great wealth wherewith to aggrandize The Order, and e'en make it—God forfend !— A standing menace to tho Holy Father, I'crhajta, one day. PRIOR. Your noses are so tine, It should be true. The dullest Priest scents out Tho devil sooner than tho sharpest layman Can track him. CHAPLAIN. Therefore has the Holy Father Only imagined a Crusade—Yon take mo— To inveigle henco tho Master to Poictiers. PRIOR (trith an increasing, but restrained rage). I understand you, yes. CllAl'LAIX. How easily There, might aspiring Babel have a fall ! PRIOR. 'Tis plausible ! And did the cunning rogue Write you aught clso besides, in confidence ? Ciur-LAix. Why, yes ! for this was Father Vincent's thought : If something could bo yrtn-eti against the Order, Of heresy, or violated oath— You understand me ? PRIOR. Yes, your quest is for

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