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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 135

PRECEPTOR. Yes, the jewels, Tho gold and silver vessels nil aro packed Already—and tho golden crown of Baph— MOLAY. Yes, that, of course, stays here. (To the MARSHAL of the Order.) Are, Brother Marshal, Tho lansquenets all equipped ? MARSHAL. They only wait Tho bugle-call. MOLAT (to the DRAPER). You would submit to mo Tho manifest of the baggage, Brother Draper. DRAPER (Jianding him a paper). 'Tis here. MOLAT (reads). One cuirass, helmet, sword, shield, lance, And three snrcoats -, one Turkish club, and one Doublet, two mantles, one fur coat and belt,1 Two shirts, two pair of breeches and two pair Of hose, one paillasse, and one coverlet, One sheet for each Knight—sixty Knights in all— (Reckons it up mentally ; then reads on.) Also for tho Most-Valorous, mantles six, And half-a-dozen shirts, and six pair hose. (Glances over the paper, then stops reading, and says to the DRAPER) Wherefore so much for me ? DRAPER. The custom is, The Master takes thrice more than other Knights. 1 Rule XXIII. " We have decreed in common council that no Brother shall wear skins or cloaks, or anything serving as a covering for the body in the winter, even a cassock made of skins, except they be the skins of lambs or rams."—Trans. 132 TIIK TEMPLARS IN CYPRUS. [ACT IV

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