The Templar Knight

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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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Knights Templar – separating fact from fiction!

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

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An English king, the Knights Templar and a pawnbroker

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

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