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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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the society of the Inner Temple, the duke of York being called to the bar and bench.* In 8 Car. II., A . n. 1668, Sir William Turner, lord mayor of London, came to the readers' feast in the Inner Temple with his sword and mace and external emblems of civic authority, which was considered to be an affront to the society, and the lord mayor was consequently very roughly handled by some of the junior members of the Temple. His worship complained to the king, and the matter was inquired into by the council, as appears from the following proceedings :τ " At the Courte att Whitehall, the 7th April, 1669, " Present the king's most excellent majestie." H. R. H. the duke of York. Lord bishop of London. Lord Keeper. Lord Arlington. Duke of Ormonde. Lord Newport. Lord Chamberlaine. Mr. Treasurer. Earle of Bridgewater. Mr. Vice-chamberlaine. Earle of Bath. Mr. Secretary Trevor. Earle of Craven. Mr. Chancellor of the Dutchy. Earle of Middleton. Mr. John Duncombe. " WThereas, it was ordered the 31st of March last,that the com plaints of the lord maior of the city of London concerneing personali indignities offered to his lordshippe and his officers when he was lately invited to dine with the reader of the InnerTemple, should this day have a further hearing, and that Mr. Hodges, Mr. Wyn, and Mr. Mundy, gentlemen of the Inner Temple, against whome particular complaint was made, sshould appeare att the board, when accordingly, they attendinge, and both parties being called in and heard by their counsell learned, and affidavits haveing beeti read against the said three persons, accuseing them • Dugd. Orig. p. 157. liiog. Brit. vol. xh. p. 305.

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