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Knights of the Cross By Jeffrey Strickland
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The story of the Templars is one of the most desolate and obscure in the history of the medieval West. Created as a military-religious order to defend the Holy Land, after becoming one of the most... More > powerful and influential institutions of all Christianity, the Temple was put under inquisition at the beginning of the fourteenth century and then suspended in 1312 because of the serious charges that weighed on its members. The last Grand Master Jacques de Molay, along with one of the highest dignitaries of the Order, chose to die as a testimony of his innocence, contrasting the guilt of brothers who had been imputed to them, heresy, adherence to an anti-Christian beliefs, corruption of morals, and idolatry. Condemned to the stake for trying to defend the honor to the end of the Temple, shortly before his death would de Molay summon Clement V and Philip the Fair before the Court of God to give account of their responsibility. Both died before the turn of the year. This is their true, substantiated story.< Less
Knights of the Cross By Jeffrey Strickland
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The story of the Templars is one of the most desolate and obscure in the history of the medieval West: created as a military-religious order to defend the Holy Land. After becoming one of the most... More > powerful and influential institutions of all Christianity, the Temple was put under procedure at the beginning of the 14th Century and then suspended in 1312, because of the serious charges weighed against its members. The last Grand Master, Jacques de Molay, chose to die as a testimony of his innocence, contrasting the guilt of brothers who had been imputed to them, heresy, adherence to an anti-Christian beliefs, corruption of morals, and idolatry. The Templars have been linked with the shroud of Turin, the Holy Grail, and the Ark of the Covenant. None of these can be substantiated. What can be substantiated is that, though arrested, tortured, and burned at the stake, Pope Clement V absolved them from heresy in 1308, as discovered in a secret Vatican parchment in 2001, and released to the public in 2007.< Less
The Knights of the Cross By Henryk Sienkiewicz
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The Knights of the Cross or The Teutonic Knights is a 1900 historical novel written by the eminent Polish Positivist writer and the 1905 Nobel laureate, Henryk Sienkiewicz. Its first English... More > translation was published in the same year as the original. The book was serialized by the magazine Tygodnik Illustrowany between 1897–1899 before its first complete printed edition appeared in 1900. The book was first translated into English by Jeremiah Curtin, a contemporary of Henryk Sienkiewicz. The Teutonic Knights had since been translated into 25 languages. It was the first book to be printed in Poland at the end of the Second World War in 1945, due to its relevance in the context of Nazi German destruction of Poland followed by mass population transfers. The book was made into a movie in 1960 by Aleksander Ford.< Less
THE KNIGHTS OF THE RED CROSS TABLE By Michael Adebayo
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The knights of the red cross table, is a futuristic mythical story, of four superheroic knights, who lived in a hovering castle called castle Troydon in a land called Sinfonie desert. Their duties... More > were to keep piece and harmony in the land of Sinfonie desert, from privacy,greed and injustice from the wicked platinum white knight Zerd and his barbaric Gorlocks. Each knights, all are accompanied with magical luminous glowing swords,each one posses the power of the earths elements of fire,water,green earth and wind and the spirits of a guardian goddess that is related to the elements, which guides a knight to what they seek within themselves if in thou are in danger,lost or one step in death.< Less
A Knight of the White Cross By G.A. Henty
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Young Gervaise Tresham leaves England and the turmoil of the Wars of the Roses to become a Knight of St. John. Starting as a page of the Grand Master, Gervaise quickly attains knighthood and defends... More > Europe and Christendom against the anarchy of piracy in the Mediterranean at that time and the expansion of the Turkish empire. Sir Tresham is there to defend the fortress at Rhodes during the first siege of that city by Soleiman.< Less
A Knight of the White Cross By G A Henty
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A Knight of the White Cross By George Alfred Henty
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About the Author- George Alfred Henty (8 December 1832 – 16 November 1902), was a prolific English novelist and a special correspondent. He is best known for his historical adventure stories... More > that were popular in the late 19th century. His works include The Dragon & The Raven (1886), For The Temple (1888), Under Drake's Flag (1883) and In Freedom's Cause (1885). -Wikipedia Excerpt - CHAPTER I The King Maker A stately lady was looking out of the window of an apartment in the Royal Chateau of Amboise, in the month of June, 1470. She was still handsome, though many years of anxiety, misfortune, and trouble, had left their traces on her face.< Less
The Rocket: The Story of the Stephensons, Father and Son By Helen C. (Helen Cross) Knight
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A Knight of the White Cross: A Tale of the Siege of Rhodes By G. A. (George Alfred) Henty
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: George Alfred Henty (8 December 1832 – 16 November 1902)... More > was a prolific English novelist and war correspondent. He is best known for his historical adventure stories that were popular in the late 19th century. His works include The Dragon & The Raven (1886), For The Temple (1888), Under Drake's Flag (1883) and In Freedom's Cause (1885).G. A. Henty was born in Trumpington, near Cambridge. He was a sickly child who had to spend long periods in bed. During his frequent illnesses he became an avid reader and developed a wide range of interests which he carried into adulthood. He attended Westminster School, London, and later Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge, where he was a keen sportsman. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/G._A._Henty< Less
The Red Cross of Gold I : The Knight of Death By Brendan Carroll
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If anything can go wrong… it will and does in the Book One of the Assassin Chronicles. Mark Ramsay has never had so much trouble executing a simple extraction/assassination mission. Are the... More > years getting to him? Eight centuries in the same job is a long, long time. Maybe he needs a vacation. Maybe he needs a new occupation. But maybe he just needs to get his head on straight before he loses it. (This is the first book of the thirty installment, epic fantasy series.) Todd Barselow, Editor: "Writing is an art form and Brendan is a true master in all senses of the word."< Less