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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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who attended his funeral, and Matthew Paris tells us, that when the king saw the dead body covered with the mournful pall, he heaved a deep sigh, and was greatly affected.* The manors, castles, estates, and possessions of this powerful nobleman in England, Wales, Ireland, and Normandy, were immense. He gave extensive forest lands to the monks of Tinterne in Wales ; he founded the monastery of ïriars preachers in Dublin, and to the Templars he gave the church of Westone with all its appurtenances, and granted and confirmed to them the borough of Baudac, the estate of Langenache, with various lauds, windmills, and villeins of the soil.f GILHERT MABsnALL, EARL OF PEMBHOKE, brother to the above, and third son of the Protector, succeeded to the earldo.n and the vast estates of his ancestors on the melancholy murder in Ireland of his gallant brother Richard, " the flower of the chivalry of that time," (A. D. 1234.) The year after his accession to the title he married Margaret, the daughter of the king of Scotland, who is desribed by Matthew Paris as " a most elegant girl,"J and received with her a splendid dowry. In the year 1236 he assumed the cross, and joined the king's brother, the earl of Cornwall, in the promotion of a Crusade to the Holy Land. Matthew Paris gives a long account of an absurd quarrel which broke out between this earl of Pembroke and king Henry • EodetTj tempore, A. D. 1231, menée Aprili, WTOlcImus, MarcsoUlus cornee Pembrochiae, in militia Tir strenuns, in dolorem multamm, diem clauslt extremum, et Lan. dooiis apud Novum Templum sepultus est, juxta patrem suum, XVf l calend. Maii. Rex autem qui cum indissotubiliter dïlexit, cum hrec audivit, ct cum vidisset, corpus deruncrj palla coopcrtum, ex alto trahens suspiria, ait. Hen, beu, mihi ! nonne adhuc penitus vîndïcatus est sanguis beati Thorns: Martyrie.—Λ/αΜ. Par. p. 368. Τ Ùugil. Mouast Augi, ut sup. p. 820. Î Maigaretam puettam eleganlittimm matrimonia sibi copulftverot.—Mail. Par., p. 432, 404. Ζ

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