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CHARLES G. ADDISON, ESQ. The history of the Knights Templars, Temple Church, and the Temple


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 history of the Knights Templars, Temple Church, and the Temple
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CHAPTER VI. The Patriarch Heraclius quarrels witli the king of England—He retcrrne to Palestine without succour—The disappointments and gloomy forehodings of the Templars—They prepare to resist Saladin—Their defeat and slaughter—• The valiant deeds of the Marshal of the Temple—The fatal battle of Tiberian —The captivity of the Grand Master and the true Cross—The captive Templars are offered the Koran or death—Theychooee the latter, and arc beheaded —The fall of Jerusalem—The Moslems take ]osse$.siuii of the Temple—They purify it with roye-water, say prayers, and hear a sermon—The Templari! retire to Antioch—Their letters to the kinfr of England and the Master of the Temple at London—Their exploite at the siege of Acre. 1 1 Gloriala ci vi hie Dei .Ternaniem, uhi dominile piiseue, uhi eepultus, ubi gloriant resurrect! oni β ostendit. boati spurio mibjicitiir polhtenda. noe e*t dolor sîcut dolor iute, cum sepiilt'Iirmn possidennt. qui sepiilchrum perse,juuntur, crucem teneant qui cruci •ixurn contemnunt."—Thf Lamentation of Heoffrey de Vinisauj ooer'JhêFail of Jcrusaiem. " The earth quakes and tremblée because (he king of heaven hath lost hi* land, the land tin which hin feet onte stood. The fofi* of the Lord break into his holy city, even into that glorious tomb where the virgin blossom of Mary was wrapt, up in linen and Spices, and where the first and greatest flower on earth n w up again."-—Si. Bernini, episl. cecxxîi» nMu.Rn Grand Master, Arnold tic Torroge, who died on his D K journey to England, as before mentioned, was succeeded by tuDERvanT. J A.D.1185. Brother Gerard tie Riderfort.* * Bernard Thesaur. cap. Ι.Ί". npud A/vrafori script, rer. Ital. p. 7ίΏ. Ootìon .ΜΗ.. N'ero 15. vi. p. GO, fob 4M.

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