The Templar Knight

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Templar hero: Gerard de Ridefort

Templar hero: Gerard de Ridefort – the life story of a Grand Master in Jerusalem

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Ten things you never knew about the Knights Templar

Ten things you never knew about the Knights Templar such as running a slave trade and inventing offshore banking

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Siege of Tiberias and disaster at Hattin

Tiberias – near to where the Battle of Hattin took place

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Battle of Hattin – a contemporary account

A contemporary account of the Battle of Hattin makes sober reading explaining how the crusaders were defeated

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Battle of Hattin – the aftermath of a shocking defeat

The aftermath of the Battle of Hattin was the loss of Jerusalem and a blow to the prestige of the Knights Templar

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Battle of Hattin – a disaster for the Templars leading to the loss of Jerusalem

The Battle of Hattin was a disaster for the Knights Templar and would lead to the loss of Jerusalem

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