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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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ROBERT (looking at her in astonishment). Thy name is ?— ASTRALIS. Astrnlon. ROBERT. I had a dream A while ago, a dream that looked like thee ! ASTRALIS. Thou shalt not dream ! 1 Instc to the harbour, where K'cn now the ship from Scotland waits for thee. "Wake up ! Expect to see me in thy home ! [Exit quickly. ROBERT (looking after her calmly). "Wake up? I am awake ! A curious note ! (Examining it). The address is Scotch, my mother-tongue. Tho form A pentagon, the wax and letters green ; The seal a quartered field, whereon I sec A lion, a fox, an ape, and—as it seems— A sparrow-hawk the fourth. Astonishing ! 'Tis almost like a fable. Let us see ! " Brave Scot ! who art no Templar Knight, and yet Art guardian of the Temple ! Much that now Shows dimly will be manifest, one day. Go home in peace ; but on the eighteenth day Of the third moon in the twice seventh year, In the century the four and fiftieth,1 Of the Revealing, be at Paris by The Temple-tower," and rescue the red Cross 1 i.e., 14th year of the 14th century, 1314 ; leaving 4,000 years before Christ. Molay died in 1314. 'J The Temple, formerly the head-quarters of the Knight Templars in l'aris, consisted of two buildings—the l'alace, facing the Hue du 'I omple, usually occupied by one of the Princes of the Blood j and the Tower, standing behind the l'nlacc. Tho Tower was a square building, with a round tower at each corner and a small turret on one side, usually called the Tourelle. Louis XVI. and his family were imprisoned in the Tower.—MME. CAMPAN'S Life of Marie Antoinette. Annexe to chap. xL—Trans. 220 THE TEMPLARS IS CYPRUS. [ACT VI.

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