The Templar Knight

Category: Templar History


King John and the Templar master

The role that the Templar knights played supporting King John during the signing of the Magna Carta

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Did Islamic militants inspire the Templars?

Praying and training to be warriors in communities called Ribats, a certain class of muslim warrior could have been an influence on the founders of the Knights Templar.  Unless somebody wants to dispute this and please feel free.  But it’s certainly…

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Excommunication was no barrier to being a Templar

Looking at how excommunicated people were able to still join the Knights Templar

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Did some crusaders stop eating pork – and why?

Investigating why some crusaders in Jerusalem stopped eating pork

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Were women allowed to join the Templars?

If women were allowed to join the Knights Templar – it remains a mystery what role they played in the order

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Did Templars build cathedrals?

Were the Templars masons? In other words, did they actually engage in the activity of cathedral and church building? Aside from their own distinctively round churches, were the knights instrumental in building great structures like Notre Dame in Paris? The…

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