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Were the Templars the first bankers in world history?

It’s often claimed that the Knights Templar were the first bankers or financiers so Tony McMahon investigates whether this is actually true

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Templars – moneylenders, but wasn’t that a sin?

Looking at how the Knights Templar developed an early banking system where money could be deposited

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Doubtful that the Knights Templar invented bank cheques after all

Contrary to what many think the Knights Templar did not invent the bank cheque – but they certainly popularised its use

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