The Templar Knight

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Templar banking – wasn’t that sinful?

Christians in the Middle Ages were discouraged from moneylending but Templar banking flew in the face of all that with the knights becoming very rich

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Knights Templar invented bank cheques – or not?

Contrary to what many think the Knights Templar did not invent the bank cheque – but they certainly popularised its use

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Why did King Philip of France crush the Templars?

King Philip of France, as depicted in Knightfall, crushed the Templars because he was short of money

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