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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
page 258

TUE KNIOIITS TEMPLARS. 245 and their bodies, of examining them by TORTDBE or otherwise, JASHS OK and of doing to them whatever they should deem expedient, ae-Λ.,,. isf», cording to the ecclesiastical law ; and he again strictly enjoins the constable to deliver up all the Templars in his custody, either together or separately, or in any way that the inquisitors or one bishop and one inquisitor may direct, and to receive them back when required so to do.* Corresponding orders were again sent to the sheriffs, commanding them, at the requisition of the inquisitors, to get the Templars out of the hands of the constable of the Tower, to guard them in convenient prisons, and to permit certain persons deputed by the inquisitors to see that the imprisonment was properly carried into effect, to do with the bodies of the Templars whatever they should think fit according to ecclesiastical law. When the inquisitors, or the persons appointed by them, had done with the Templars what they pleased, they were to deliver them back to the constable of the Tower, or his lieutenant, there to be kept in custody as before.f Orders were likewise sent to the constable of the castle of Lincoln, and to the mayor and bailiffs of the city of Lincoln, to the same effect. The king also directed Roger de Wyngefeld, clerk, guardian of the lands of the Templars, and William Plummer, sub-guardian of the manor of Cressing, to furnish to the king's officers the sums required for the keep, and for the expenses of the detention of the brethren of the order. \ On the 22nd of November the kiug condescended to acquaiut * Cumroiper, OB RWBBIKNTIAU sxDis APOSTOLICA, concessimi» prariatis et inquisitoribns ad inquirendum contra ordinem Templariorurn, et contra Atagnum Praceptorem cjusdem ordinis in regno nostra Anglite, epiod iidem pradati el ioquisitorea, de ipsis Templariis et eorum corporibus IN QOAOTIOXUICS, et aliis ad hoc convenientibus ordinent et faciant, quoties voluerint, id quod eis secundum legem eccleeiasticam, videbitur faciendum, Sec— Teste rege apud Linliseu in Scotia, 23 die Octobris. Ibid. tom. iii. p. 228,229. t Acta Humeri, torn. iii. p. 22!). i Ibid. p. 230.

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