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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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tke Itrotker of Ike (lanlen, 1' /•••h J MOHY'» helmet; Ike l're%. buter of ike On/rf sri/A the Holy Oram,1 Iftly MOM Y in full armour, itll trith «HAinTn/ heads. People rtn tming behiml him, ami Imntrd* him j'rom the tkore. All it imbueil t ith t ••/• -utility anil culm. After the proeeeeum has wonwl rimml tke étage in a half circle, they place themeetem in tetmographic rank', right, the l'rulyter with the ('met; left, tke Knight* ; behind I-tl, I/o St-lo-n. The intmening tpaee between the t-ci row* in the barkgronnd '* occupied by the people. MoLAY comet fitrward akme into the Centre, elite behind him the Standard-lliitrer ith the waving banner if th- lnl-r. Moi.AY enforce* tilence by a gesture. Music antl tinging ceate ; all the Knight* cover their head*. Solemn j ni' . . Moi.vv (/ the STANDAKD-HKABIR). Road ont tho proclamation ! [ During the following proclamation, CLAOS jiretics up to Moi.AY irAo give* him the Matter'* kit*. Cl Art Aurriet bark to hi* wife and children ; all thi* h-doe* rapidly, and without looking up. STANDABD-HTAliKIE (half turneiI to the peojdr, in a loud voice). Cypriot Burghers ! If any of you havo present claim or future On James do Molay, of Jerusalem's Templo Grand-Master, who this day departs for France, Let him stand forth and fearlessly declare it ! 1 Which the Templars believed they poesseeee in the original, ami held th » original in high honour ; although precisely hecau-e, according to their belief, they potamed it, they with reason esteemed lightly its various multil rm and spurious facsimiles. s •C. III.] Tin: TEHTI.»* IN ' rr«r». 2*7

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