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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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Did the Knights Templar discover the Copper Scroll?

A mysterious Copper Scroll was found in Jordan by archaeologists in the 1950s. The two thousand year old artefact seemed to detail the location of treasure hidden at different locations by a mysterious Jewish cult called the Essenes. But it’s…

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Evidence of the Knights Templar fleeing the Holy Land with their loot?

The former Templar stronghold of Acre in modern Israel has been throwing up some interesting discoveries of late. A team from Haifa University found the wreck of a long lost crusader ship in the bay with a horde of golden…

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The link between the Three Wise Men and the Knights Templar

The link between the Knights Templar and the Three Wise Men with claims they were all part of an ancient priesthood stretching back to the Solomon era priest Melchizedek

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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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Templar bankers – thwarting Robin Hood

How did the Knights Templar make it harder for men like Robin Hood to rob the rich by operating a sophisticated financial system?

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