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Were the charges against the Templars trumped up?

If we look at how Philip, king of France and scourge of the Templars, behaved during his reign – then we can conclude that the charges he brought against the Knights Templar were a complete stitch up. Sodomy – a…

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Smear campaign that led to the Templar downfall

Philip the Fair issued orders to arrest every Templar knight but what exactly were the charges and why did he take such action?

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What medieval chroniclers said about the Templars

Much of what we read about the Knights Templar has come from voices since the Order was suppressed in 1307 and there’s a mixture of valid and truthful observations mixed up with complete hokum. So – what did folks at…

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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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Templars – timeline to termination!

Here is the timeline for the arrest, trial and execution of the Knights Templar from the year 1307 onwards

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The Templars, Sodomy and the Bishop

The role that bishop called Adam of Orleton had in accusing the Knights Templar of sodomy and then King Edward II

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What did the grotesque demon Abraxas have to do with the Knights Templar?

The strange connection between the demon Abraxas and the Knights Templar

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Did some crusaders stop eating pork – and why?

Investigating why some crusaders in Jerusalem stopped eating pork

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