A History of the Knights of Malta: Or The Order of the Hospital of St. John of Jerusalem, Volumes 1-2

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Longman, Brown, Green, Longmans, & Roberts, 1858

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Page 410 - were armed, or rather embarrassed, with an incredible number of hands; the general alone had 800 men on board. They were superbly ornamented ; gold blazed on the numerous basso-relievos and sculptures on the stern ; enormous sails, striped with blue and white, carried on their middle a great cross of Malta, painted red. Their elegant flags floated majestically. In a word, everything concurred, when they were under sail, to render it a magnificent spectacle ; but their construction was little adapted...
Page 500 - ... unless that election has been already made since the exchange of the preliminaries It is understood that an election made subsequent to that epoch shall alone be considered valid, to the exclusion of any other that may have taken place at any period prior to that epoch.
Page 394 - Anne, by the Grace of God, of Great Britain, France, and Ireland, Queen, Defender of the faith, &c.
Page 472 - Robert that as he was before a free guest of the prior and brethren of the Hospital of St. John of Jerusalem in England...
Page 500 - English language, and that no individual belonging to either the one or the other of these powers shall be admitted into the order.
Page 490 - ... presume to attempt this, let him know that he will incur the indignation of Almighty God, and of his blessed apostles Peter and Paul.
Page 489 - ... or any fixed spot of rendezvous, the increasing dangers by which it is threatened, and the plans formed by usurpers to invade its property and ruin it entirely...
Page 501 - Comino. 4) The forces of his Britannic Majesty shall evacuate the island and its dependencies, within three months after the exchange of the ratifications, or sooner if it can be done...
Page 441 - The Knights of the Order of St. John of Jerusalem shall give up the city and forts of Malta to the French army : at the same time renouncing in favour of the French Republic, all right of property and sovereignty over that island, together with those of Gozo and Comino.
Page 363 - ... would not salute the cytty, except they would retaliate. At last cam the consull with his attendants to our ship (but would not com on board till our captain had been on shoare) to tell us that we had leave to com on shoare, six, or eight, or ten, at a time, and might have anything that was there to be had; with a promise to aecept our salute kindly.

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