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THE

Broad Stone of Honour.

TANCREDUS.

LONDON :

PRINTED BY ROBSON, LEVEY, AND FRANKLYN,

Great New Street, Fetter Lane.

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I. The subject introduced by a visit to Einsedelin
II. Religion in all ages essential to Chivalry
III. The Christian Chivalry sincere and faithful in its devotion

IV. The defence of religion became the office of nobility.
The Crusaders. The accusations against the Templars considered.
How the Crusades may be justified

V. To defend the Catholic faith a perpetual obligation. Early
divisions gave occasion to this law of Chivalry. Examples of its
observance. Compatible with a spirit of toleration

VI. Knights were to be examples of religion, and to exalt its glory. Nobility related to the priesthood. Laws of Chivalry were directed to make men religious. The abandonment of truth leads to the ruin of nobility. Examples of devout Knights. The bounty of the great in religious foundations

VII. Examples from history and romance of the religious spirit which distinguished Chivalry. Chivalry bound its sons to venerate the Clergy, to shew a reasonable respect, and to favour good priests. Examples

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