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CHARLES J. ROSEBAULT. Saladin. Prince of Chivalry


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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Saladin. Prince of Chivalry
page 24

been thought for the lùglio? purpose of the Crusade. Godfrey, withdrawing from the carnage, was the first to lead the way to the Church of the Resurrection. He went barefooted, clad simply in a clean linen garment, to the sepulcher of Christ. Presently all followed. Weapons and bloody garments were laid aside. Also barefooted, and with heads uncovered, they marched, weeping tears of joy, praying and singing songs of penitence. Five hundred years later a body of soldiers fresh from battle invaded the atelier of Michelangelo, curious to see the man who was building St. Peter's and making pictures and statues for the palace of the Pope. From there they went to mass, with the eyes, ears and noses of their slain enemies still sticking to the points of their spears. It has taken a long time to restrain the blood lust of the victor. ι

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