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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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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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How a king of England hocked the Crown Jewels to the Knights Templar

Henry III, King of England, hocked the Crown Jewels to the Knights Templar to raise money for his war against the rebellious barons

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