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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 181

Given at Poictiers in the Dntary, Year of our Lord, thirteen hundred nnd six, And tho third yenr of onr Apostolate. Vincent Albano, Cardinal Promotor." [Give* the paper lack to the MASTER. CHARI.OT. The Kldcrs havo returned. MOLAY. Let them come in ! (To the CHAPLAIX.) And, Chnplain, you will for a space retire. [Exit ClIAPLAIX. COMMAXDER HUGO and MARSHAL of the Order approach. MOLAY. Have you made trial of the Acolytes ? COMMAXDER. My Lord and Master, as in duty bound, We havo held converse with the Knights who wait Without, and clearly have disclosed to them Our Order's rigour, as we have proved and known ; But they maintain their first desire, to bo Our Order's slaves and soldiers. Answer meet, And all due speech, they gave the questions asked By us, as it behoved us ; therefore, now, From this time forward, nothing hinders them From greeting us as Brethren, if so bo God's pleasure, yours, and all the Brotherhood's. MOLAY (to the Assembly). If there be any here, beloved Knights And Brothers, knowing any cause whereby These may not rightly join ns here as brethren, Let him speak out, for better now than later. (Pause.) 'Tia then your will that we admit them both, In God's name, to our confraternity ? 178 THE TEMPLARS IX CYPRUS. [ACT V.

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