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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 184

• je. ni.) TUK TIMPLAKA IN emus. 1-1 Would yon in Cyprus be, you'll oft bo sent To Apulia, Naples, Iombardy, to France, To Kngl ind, or to landa of other lord», Where we still keep Freceptoriea ; would ye sleep, Ye will bo told to watch, and would yo watch, Yo will lie sent to bed ; when ye would ent, Ye'll lie dent to tho stnblos. Greatly, too, 'Twould disadvantage both yourselves and tm If ye should harbour anything concealed ; See hero (holding lj-r- lh-m tin /« (»••»;-/) the h ly Kvnngel, word of God, And nnswer frankly with unvarnished truth, All questions that 1 now shall ask of you, For if yo answer lies, yo nrc foresworn And of our Order quit,—which God forbid ! ADAUIRRT. L We s[cak tho truth, ns Knights nro bound to speak. Mot.AT. Then first I ask you, both and separately, llnve you a woman, wedded or lietrothed, Who could lay clnim to you by canon-law ? FRANK. I ne'er wns wed. ADALIIKRT. A widower am I, For my betrothed they hurried to her grave. MOLAV. In any other Order have you served ? In anv, liave yon sworn your oath nnd vow ? I RANK. No Order havo I entered. AtutntRT. Nor hnve I.

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