Posted on May 4, 2011 by Tony McMahon
King Henry III pawned his own crown to the Knights Templar in Paris who acted like pawnbrokers giving the king some ready cash in return
Category: Templar History
Tags: angevin, cost, crown, De Montfort, england, french, henry III, jewels, John, Medieval, monarchy, money, paris, pawn, pawnbrokers, Plantagenet, state, Templar, templars, war
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