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5. Ambrose, L 'Estoire de Ia guerre sainte, trans. E. N. Stone as "History of the Holy War," in Three Old French Chronicles of the Crusades (Seattle, 1939), p. 156. 6. James of Vi try, Historia lherosolimitana, excerpts trans. D. 1180 [error for c. 1220] ," PPTS, Xl-2 (London, 1896), 67-84, including much bigotry and irrelevant theological musings. 7. Burchard of Mt. Sion, Descriptio Te"ae Sanctae, trans. l280J," PPTS. Xll-1 (London, 1896), 109. 8. James of Vitry, EpistolJle, ed_ R-' Rohricht as "Briefe des Jacobus de Vitriaco (12161221)," Zeitschrift fiir Kirchengeschichte, XIV (1893-1894), 109; Historia, pp.
Secondary barons of the kingdom of Jerusalem who struck their own coins were the counts of Jaffa and Ascalon, the lords of Sidon, and especially the lords of Beirut and of Tyre. The lords of Toron also have left a few pieces. Certain other fiefs are mentioned in the Assises of Jerusalem as having the right of coinage, but we have nothing from them. These were held by the lords of Montreal, Tiberias, Arsuf, Belinas (Banyas), Bessan (Baisan), Blanche Garde, Ramla, and Scandelion. We have observed that the crescent and sun were peculiar to Tripoli.
The men walked before her and the women came after. The musicians led the procession to the groom's house, where there. was feasting which lasted all day. 162 Philip of Novara had described such a feast, doubtless of more prominent people, that continued for a fortnight, varied by tourneying, dancing, and the wearing of fme clothes. 163 The betrothal requirements are recorded in the Assises: the future groom swears "on the saints" that he has no living wife and no other fiancee, and two companions take the same oath for him; the woman swears that she has no living husband; the date for the solemnization of the marriage is then set.