Help us create a biggest collection of medieval chronicles and manuscripts on line.
#   A   B   C   D   E   F   G   H   I   J   K   L   M   N   O   P   Q   R   S   T   U   V   W   X   Y   Z 
Medieval chronicles, historical sources, history of middle ages, texts and studies

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 

  Previousall pages


The Templars in Cyprus
page 66

•C. Il-] -MI* lIDrUU IS CXfui*. 'Tin for posterity to judge of me, Tho Order haa condemned itaelf to death ; 'Tua» my doaire to •are it, failing that, My duty call* on me to share it* grave. Pill 1.1 P. What d .-t thon purpose thin ? M"LAY. With spirit pure And inanlv heart, to follow my star'* lead. A second jitter from tho Cardinal I look for, with the frigate tint should bring The Urit'f. Should Philip show himself, declared, The antagonist of the Order, then will 1 To-morrow start for Paris ;—fearlesaly Approach his throne-steps, and such truths proclaim At many a long day since ho has not heard From his smooth sycophants. Then to the Popo At Poictiers go, and all the subtle web Of treacherous artifice unfold to him. Avail* that not, I'll whisper in his ear How hhiimcful were tho means by which from Franco He bargained tho tiara. There's no means So npt to overcome malignity A* showing that its secret game is known. PlIILII'. Reflect how great the danger, O my friend ! MOLAY. The Order hath reflected—I am ho That serves it, not its ruler. If denial lleaeems its youngest Knight—how much the Master ? PHILIP. Thy life— MOI.AV. A loan is, which I must repay With interest to tho giver. I have gained Therefrom a sum of precious hours, thnnk God 1

  Previous First Next