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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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Goes well, and that the Good be |ernianeiit And ever (till increase and grow to more, May God and our dear Lady grant, I pray." [Enter ClIABLOT with the PBBSBYTER of the Order, in black ma**.gown with Hut ml Cross, holding an hour-glass in hit hand, who itept directly in front of the MA-TLB, whereupon the latter ami all the Brethren stand up. l'llKSBTTKB. The sand runs out !—lk-think you of your sins ! [MoLAï and all the Brethren kneel down. MOLAY (kneeling). Stand not in judgment with thy servants, Lord ! [He and all the Knights kiss the ground : the PRESDYTI.B blesses thein. Solemn jtause. MOLAY (Stands up ami stretches his arms towards the Assembly). You by ray power as Master I absolve ; [After all the llretlren hare risen to their feet. Yo likewise will discharge mo of my debt ! Tho Ancient KXII.IIT.-. Tho mercy wo receive wo yield again. MOLAT (taking the PRESBYTER by the hand.) Come, Presbyter, say, after ancient use, Tho song of JMMCO with me, that so tho Lord May look with favour on tho Templar League ! [He goes with him to the Altar, where both, hand in hand, face the Assembly. In exactly the same }osition, but facing the altar, and with bowed hetuls and backs bent, the Brethren approach the Altar in pairs one after the other, so that they form a double row with the MASTER and the PBESBYTEB. SC. III.] Till

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