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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 123

120 THF. TEMPLARS IN CYPRUS. [ACT IV. 0 trial worse than death !—Yet, she has taught— (llreaking off suddenly.) He has taught me to relinquish and renounce, And, in a quicken'd sense of duty, left His heaven behind with mo ! Good luck nttend Thee, Molay ! CHARLOT. Poor, good Kobcrt !— GOTTFRIED (who has at last arisen). "We ! To France ? (smiling feebly.) You'ro only joking 1 CHARLOT. By no means ! 'Tis quite Decided ! GOTTFRIED (still hesitating and doubtful). Verily ! Can it be ? CHARLOT. This night, Soon as appeared the cutter in tho Roads, Shone—(I was watcher on the Castle wall) A light, by three o'clock,—in Molay's cell ; By five, the varlets hastened to and fro, In every quarter, and at six o'clock Went out tho Grand-Commander, Draper, Marshal, Treasurer, Standard-Bearer, Turcopolier,1 With all the other Ancient Knights' unto The Master,—currently 'tis said, to hold Exceptional Council. 1 Commander of the Tureopols or half-caste light cavalry. Ducange derives the word from tho Greek irwXoc, a colt, thence offspring gene-rally, of a Turkish parent, probably of Christian fathers. See " Xotes and Queries," sixth series, April 4th, 1885, p. 27".—Trans. 2 The dignitaries of the Temple Order were called " Ancient Knights," also " Good Men."

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