The History and Antiquities of the Round Church at Little Maplestead, Essex: Formerly Belonging to the Knights Hospitallers of Saint John of Jerusalem, (afterwards Known as the Knights of Rhodes, and Now of Malta:); Preceded by an Historical Sketch of the Crusades

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J. Weale, 1836 - 207 pages

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Page 79 - And he knew it, and said, It is my son's coat; an evil beast hath devoured him; Joseph is without doubt rent in pieces.
Page 19 - ... where two or three are gathered together in his name, there is he in the midst of them ? 8.
Page 113 - Laud be to God ! — even there my life must end. It hath been prophesied to me many years, I should not die but in Jerusalem ; Which vainly I suppos'd, the Holy Land : — But, bear me to that chamber ; there I'll lie ; In that Jerusalem shall Harry die.
Page 93 - that on the return of the English Crusaders to their native country, the Knights Hospitallers and Knights Templars, on the 3rd of October, 1247, presented King Henry III. with a beautiful crystalline vase, containing a portion of the blood of our Saviour that He had shed on the cross for the salvation of mankind, the genuineness of the relic being attested by the seals of the Patriarch of Jerusalem, and the archbishops, bishops, abbots, and other prelates of the Holy Land.
Page 62 - Catharine of Aragon, the widow of his elder brother, Arthur, lately deceased. To marry his brother's widow a papal dispensation was necessary, which was granted by Pope Julius II. on Catharine's representation, the...
Page 142 - Out upon Time ! it will leave no more Of the things to come than the things before ! Out upon Time ! who for ever will leave But enough of the past for the future to grieve...
Page 101 - It is storied how Eleanor, his lady, sucked all the poison out of his wounds, without doing any harm to herself. So sovereign a remedy is a woman's tongue anointed with the virtue of loving affection ! Pity it is that so pretty a story should not be true (with all the miracles in love's legends), and sure he shall get himself no credit who undertaketh to confute a passage so sounding to the honour of the sex. Yet can it not stand with what others have written.
Page 99 - Active men, like millstones in motion, if they have no other grist to grind, will set fire to one another:" neither the Templars nor the Hospitallers were, however, finally suppressed until some years later.
Page 4 - ... reach. They have ministered to folly, superstition, and actual crime. Whilst they have promised a plenary forgiveness of sin, they have added to that sin, rendered its stain deeper, and its punishment more severe ; and whilst they have professed to magnify the death and passion of our Lord...
Page 117 - Cristen faithe as any prince cristened, and in this behalf nother to spare goods, richesse, nor men ; nor yet his own propre person yf it be nede...

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