The Theological and Miscellaneous Works. Ed. with Notes by John Towill Rutt Volume 9

The Theological and Miscellaneous Works. Ed. with Notes by John Towill Rutt Volume 9

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1831 edition. Excerpt: ... therefore, cut his garment into crosses for the purpose. After the king, queen Elianor took the cross; and of the lords, the principal were Alfonso, count of St. Gilles and Thoulouse, Henry, son of Thibaut, count of Blois, Gui, count of Nevers, and his brother Renaud, count of Ton_nere, Robert, count of D_reux, the king's brother, and Ives, count of Soissons. Of the prelates were, Simon, bishop of Noyon, Geoffrey of Langres, and Arnoul of Lisieux. _ At another assembly, held at Chartres, 'every thing was-settled respecting the expedition, and Bernard was urged to occasion, but he sent circular letters to all the countries of Europe, to promote the crusade. " ls not this," said he, " a precious opportunity of salvation, an invention worthy ofthe depth of Divine goodness; when the Almighty designs to call to his service, murderers, thieves, adulterers, perjured persons, and men loaded with all sorts of crimes, as if they were righteous? He is willing to be your debtor, and to give you as a recompence for this service, the pardon of your sins, and eternal glory." He exhorted them, however, not to molest the Jews. This was in consequence of a monk named Rodolf preaching the crusade at Cologne, and along the Rhine, and urging them to murder the Jews, as the enemies of the Christian religion; and on this, the Jews had actually been murdered in many cities of Gaul and Germany.' ' accept the command. This he declined; but he not only wrote to the Pope, 'l' exhorting him to employ both the swords of St. Peter, the spiritual and temporal, on this " Sandy; found his tomb near to his brother's, (see p. 279, l on which was the following inscription: " Rex Baldwinus, Judas alter Macchabeus, spes patriae, vigor...show more

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  • Paperback | 244 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 13mm | 440g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123685876X
  • 9781236858764