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Templar Diplomatic Texts - Acre



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Individual Templar Diplomatic Texts - Acre
 
Date: December, 1253
Locale: Probably near Acre
MS: Malta, Archives of the Order of St. John, div. 1, vol. 5, no. 35.
Type/Summary:
indirect document, land sale
Jean L'Aleman, Lord of Cesarea, with the assent of his wife Margeuerinte, sells to Guillaume of Chateauneuf, Grand Master of the Hospitallers, two properties, one of which abuts properties owned by the Templars.
Source Edition:
Delaville le Roulx, J.Cartulaire Général de l’Ordre  des Hospitaliers de S. Jean de Jérusalem. (Paris: Ernest Leroux, 1894-1906) #2261.
Date: May 31, 1262
Locale:   Acre
MS: Malta, Archives of the Order of St. John, div. 1, vol. 18, no. 2.
Type/Summary:
agreement concerning assets
Thomas Berard, Grand Master of the Templars, puts forth the conditions of the agreement between the Hospitallers, concerning assets at Cabor, Cayment, la Feve, and Damor, resulting from an arbitrarated judgement.
 
Source Edition:
Date: May 31, 1262
Locale: Acre
MS: Malta, Archives of the Order of St. John, div. 1, vol. 18, no. 3.
Type/Summary:
grant of safe conduct
Thomas Berard, Grand Master of the Templars, grants safe conduct to several named persons going to Tripoli to plead cases before the prince.
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Date: December 18, 1262
Locale: Acre
MS: Malta, Archives of the Order of St. John, div. 1, vol. 18, no. 4.
Type/Summary:
 property transfer
Thomas Berard, Master of the Templars, returns to property of Alma to Jean de Montfort in its entirety.
Source Edition:
Date: December 19, 1262
Locale: Acre
MS: Malta, Archives of the Order of St. John, div. 1, old vol. 7, no. 10.
Copy:
Merseberg, Germany, Deutsches Zentralarchiv, Historische Abteilung II, MS Rep. 94, V.E.bl., 157r.
Type/Summary:
 arbitration
 Bishop Thomas of Bethlehem, apostolic legate and Hartmannus of Hlderungen, Grand Master of the Tuetonic Knights, act as arbiters to put to rest the suit between the Hospitallers and Templars concerning the mills at Doc and Ricordane.
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Date: September 15, 1266
Locale: Acre
MS: Paris, Bibliothèque Nationale, Cartulaire de Champagne(= Lat. 5 993 A) fo. 78v- 79f.
Type/Summary:
will 
Letter to Thibaud, King of Navarre, count of Champagne and Brie, on behalf of the Templars. Teutonic Knights, and the senechal of Jerusalem, concerning the damages to Acre by the Sultan, and the resulting delay of certain vassals in reference to their return to service.
Source Edition:
Date: May 27, 1267
Locale: Acre
MS: Paris, Archives Nationales: J 821, no. 1, (rolls A, B, C and D).
Type/Summary:
letter
 Hughes d'Augerans and Erard de Vallery dispose of the worldly goods of the late Eudes de Nevers, in the presence of Thomas Berard, Grand Master of the Templars.
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Date: June 30, 1267
Locale: Acre
MS: Paris, Archives Nationales: Tresor des chartes, series J 473, no. 23.
Type/Summary:
indirect document; record of loan amounts
Geoffrey de Sergines makes known that he has received four sealed letters concerning loans of 300, 400, 600 and 700 pounds Tournois.
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Date: July 7, 1267
Locale: Acre
MS: Paris, Archives Nationales: Tresor des chartes, series J 208, no. 4.
Type/Summary:
indirect document; record of loan amounts
Erard de Vallery makes known that he has received, with the patriarch of Jerusalem, four sealed letters from the king of France totalling 2400 pounds. The masters of the Hospital and Templars act as guarantors of the act.
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Date: May 17, 1273
Locale: Acre
MS: Lille, Archives du Nord, chambre des Comptes, B.128.
Type/Summary:
letter; informing as to change of power in Templar leadership 
Erard deHughes Ravel, grand master of the Hospitallers, writes to inform Count Guy de Dampierre of Flanders of the death of Thomas Berard, master of the Templars, and the election of Guillaume de Beaujeu as his successor.
Source Edition:
 Archives de l'Orient Latin, tome 1, vol 5 (1881) 390-91.
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Date: October3, 1274
Locale: Acre
MS: London, Public Record Office, Ancient Correspondence SC 1/17, fol 201r.
Type/Summary:
letter; plea for aid
Brother Fisher, chatelain, and Simon de la Tor, Commander of the knights Templar in Jerusalem, implore Edward I of England to come to the aid of the Holy Land.
Source Edition:
Summary only: Claverie, Pierre-Vincent. L'Ordre du Temple en Terre Sainte et a Chypre au XIIIe siecle. Tome 3. Nicosia: Centre de recherche scientifique, Sources et Etudes de l'Histoire de Chypre, 2005, doc. 640, pp .569-70.
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Date: Beginning of October,  1274
Locale: Acre
MS: London, Public Record Office, Ancient Correspondence SC 1/5, fol 57r.
Type/Summary:
letter; plea for aid
Simon de la Tor, Commander of the Knights Templar in Jerusalem, thanks Edward I of England for his kind attention during his short stay in the Holy Land, onveys the dire situation of the Holy Land and reiterates his need for aid.
Source Edition:
 Summary only: Claverie, Pierre-Vincent. L'Ordre du Temple en Terre Sainte et a Chypre au XIIIe siecle. Tome 3. Nicosia: Centre de recherche scientifique, Sources et Etudes de l'Histoire de Chypre, 2005, doc. 641, pp .570.
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Date: June 27, 1286
Locale: Acre, in the house of Jean de Montfort
MS: Paris, Archives Nationales, series J 456, no. 7.
Type/Summary:
indirect document in Latin and French; Account of political controversy.
Transcript of the words, spoken in French, of Richard of Brindisi, jurist in the service of Henry, King of Cyprus and Jerusalem, in reference to the refusal of occupyers of the Royal Castle in Acre, under the command of Eudes Poilechien, to recognize him as a sovereign and to grant him entry to the castle. Witnessed by the master of the Temple and others.
Source Edition:
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