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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. I.] Tiir MMM is ci ne». M _J Yon drag tho sa -nd belt from off my mantl- ! J ho aawads my honour, mimic™ mo ! MoLAY, aeampinïel by jrr ral KxiOIIt , Mi LAY. What loud outcry !—Why, Robert ? what ii thin? Ri'BIKT. I'.inlun nif, Master!—Hut tho (iriind-Commandcr A«aailed mo with tho most insulting words ; My indignation then o'ermnstered mo ! MOLAY. Commander ? COMMANUI II. In tho Chapter will I speak! (After IJ pause.) Ho failed to fill his post nt Chapter-watch ; Ho went forth hunting in tho forest wilds;1 Without superior orders, ho has seized The privateer;—when I an aged man, In right of my high ollice, censured him, Straightway his mantle ho insultingly Throw down before me, seized me on tho breast, And tore from mo tho Order's holy belt.— Now speak his sentence ! MOLAT (with suppressed cmt!m). Robert ! Punishment Thou hast incurred. Not only forfeited 1 II wss one of lite fundamental rules of the Institution, thst no Knight ahoulil go hunting or fowling. " They are forbidden to take one bml by meant of another, to shoot beasts with bow or arblast, to halloo Ui a hunting-horn, or to spur the horse after game. Hut, now, at hunting and hawking, and each idle sport of wood and riser, who so prompt as they in all these f ml vanitus? "—/runAor, toi. iii., ch. 5. Trans. Kill.) IT { Ho w

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