They rode incessantly to battle over burning sands, in full armour 1 For instance, the abbey of Mount Sion had large possessions, not only in the Holy Land (at Ascalon, Jaffa, Acre, Tyre, Caesarea and Tarsus), but also in Sicily, Calabria, Lombardy, Spain and France (at Orleans, Bourges and Poitiers).
The finest buildings, excluding a number of handsome churches, are the Victoria Hall and the convent of Notre Dame de Sion.
He died in a lunatic asylum forgotten by all, and even his writings have, save in one early edition, not been published without unwarranted alterations by the editor Sion.
Even catholic welsh bards like Sion Dafydd Rhys sang its praises.
This child was the first of the royal bloodline, whose existence is protected by the Priory of Sion.