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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 240

•c. IL] TUE «Milan» ix CTPBOf. 237 In my girdle here saf--»tnwcd I'll guard it, but you have my ktiightly word That I or an Fleet will bring it back. (After he has emveretl up the brasier, -„ntaini*j the burnt / "i ••/*.) Tho writing dim, tho eternal «ymbol lire* ! ADIIT (tnirching in the cafer). There's something gleams bko metal underneath. LEADER (springing on him awl thrusting him back). There lot it lio ! Finit WAT' IIMAN. Where that book i«, this mu-t He also. LEAKER. (To the All .-m,poiniing to the chett and Ht remaining cmtents). I will tako with mo to Franco 10 coffer. Second WATCHMAN (•ut»nishetf). What ? tho silver vessels and jewels, lie candlesticks, the palm-leaves also ? I.EU'Elt. All ! All tho ADEPTS (except the leader and First WATCIIMAX). Tilt thou despoil tho Holy Things ? LEADER. Not so ! lut guard them carefully till happier times.' [Indicating the First WATCHMAN. Tho Watchman knows I have full powers. 1 De .Molay look with him to the iwlsee of the Templar* in Paris the chrst, or chests, of the Order—twelve mules' knd of gold snd silver. 'Die trrssiirc wss put swsy in tbe Templsr vaults.—FROCDB, Good II r-is, July, lSsG.— Trans.

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