The Templar Knight

Category: Templar History


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?

The Order of the Temple existed at the same time as a massive boom in cathedral building.  Throughout the twelfth and thirteenth century, Europe resounded to the striking of chisel against stone and yet, it all seems to have been…

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