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Hospitaller Diplomatic Texts - Cyprus

The Hospitaller headquarters moved to Cyprus after the fall of Acre in 1291. Their records were kept in Cyprus until their move to Rhodes in 1310.

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Individual Hospitaller Diplomatic Texts - CYPRUS


Date: May or June 1291
Locale: Cyprus
MS:
Type/Summary:
news
Announcement to Gilles de Villariers of the loss of Acre by the Christians.
Source Edition:
Delaville le Roulx, J.Cartulaire Général de l’Ordre  des Hospitaliers de S. Jean de Jérusalem. (Paris: Ernest Leroux, 1894-1906), #4157 .
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Date: March 26, <1296 - 1305>
Locale: Limisso
MS:
Type/Summary:
forgiveness of debt
Letter from Edward I of England to the Hospitallers, thanking them for their service and forgiving the debt owed to him.
Source Edition:
 Delaville le Roulx, J.Cartulaire Général de l’Ordre  des Hospitaliers de S. Jean de Jérusalem. (Paris: Ernest Leroux, 1894-1906), #4308.
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Date: April 3, 1296
Locale: Limisso
MS:
Type/Summary:
internal housekeeping
List, made by the Hospitaller brotherhood, of the problems within the order and addressed to the Order's Grand Master.
Source Edition:
Delaville le Roulx, J.Cartulaire Général de l’Ordre  des Hospitaliers de S. Jean de Jérusalem. (Paris: Ernest Leroux, 1894-1906), #4310
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Date: May-June 1299
Locale: Limisso
MS:
Type/Summary:
internal request
Request from the Order to the Grand Master to hold the chapter general meeting in Cyprus instead of Avignon.
Source Edition:
Delaville le Roulx, J.Cartulaire Général de l’Ordre  des Hospitaliers de S. Jean de Jérusalem. (Paris: Ernest Leroux, 1894-1906), #4461.
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