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Knights Templar – your Google search terms reviewed!

The most popular Google search terms used when seeking information on the Knights Templar

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What exactly were the Templars accused of?

Philip the Fair issued orders to arrest every Templar knight but what exactly were the charges and why did he take such action?

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Christmas: The Visitation – a medieval depiction

This is one of a series of Christmas posts showing medieval depictions of the birth of Christ and an insight into how a Knight Templar might have celebrated the season. So here goes with The Visitation – the event sacred…

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The birthplace of John the Baptist

Today I visited the birthplace of John the Baptist as part of my journey to Israel. The Franciscan monastery at Ein Karem – a village now swallowed up by Jerusalem – is a nineteenth century construction sitting on top of…

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The Johannite heresy and the Knights Templar

The Knights Templar may have been exposed to many heretical views in the east including the Johannite heresy that venerated John the Baptist above Jesus Christ

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Descendants of Christ meet Roman emperor

The Knights Templars were allegedly established to protect the descendants of Christ who reputedly met Roman emperors to plead for protection

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