The Templar Knight

Category: Templar History


Bizarre and unpleasant relics of saints!

There are some truly bizarre relics of saints from the Middle Ages and the Templars were fond of collecting them

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Knights Templar subdue Wales!

King Henry II used the Knights Templar to subdue the troublesome principality of Wales

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Templars – timeline to termination!

Here is the timeline for the arrest, trial and execution of the Knights Templar from the year 1307 onwards

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Top Ten Martyred Saints!

The top ten martyred saints – many of whom were revered by the Knights Templar

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Assassin’s Creed – so did the REAL assassins hate the Templars that much?

Did the real Knights Templar hate the Assassins? The claim made in Assassin’s Creed may not be true

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How the Templar church in London changed over the centuries

The many changes that have made to the ancient Templar church in London that featured in the Da Vinci Code by Dan Brown

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The Templars, Sodomy and the Bishop

The role that bishop called Adam of Orleton had in accusing the Knights Templar of sodomy and then King Edward II

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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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