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The Knight Templars were a religious/military order founded in 1120 to protect pilgrims to the Holy Land, active for about two hundred years. Originally called the Poor Fellow-Soldiers of Christ and of the Temple of Solomon. It became wealthy after being endorsed by the Church. As well as gaining military renown they were successful as engineers and bankers.

The Knight Templar

The Knight Templar tapestry - one of these century knights. Today a French wall tapestry:

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The first Master was Guillermo d'Eril, and the Order had a total of 15 Masters…

Jacques de Molay, Last Grand Master of the Knights Templar, with sword

The Mysterious Stories of Castle Ponferrada: Knights Templar, the Camino de Santiago and the lost Sword of Jacques de Molay

Knights Templar, Solomon, Soldiers, Temple, Middle Ages, Masons, Christ, Medieval, Crusaders

"Pape Clément... chevalier Guillaume de Nogaret... roi Philippe... avant un an, je vous cite à paraître au tribunal de Dieu pour y reçevoir votre juste châtiment ! ... Maudits ! Maudits ! vous serez tous maudits jusqu'à la treiziéme génération de vos races !..." The burning of Jacques de Molay 18.03.1314 , Darren Tan

The Burning of Jacques de Molay by wraithdt on DeviantArt. de Molay was the last Grandmaster of the Templars.

Latin: Pauperes commilitones Christi Templique Salomonici), commonly known as the Knights Templar, the Order of the Temple (French: Ordre du Temple or Templiers) or simply as Templars.

Latin: Pauperes commilitones Christi Templique Salomonici), commonly known as the Knights Templar, the Order of the Temple (French: Ordre du Temple or Templiers) or simply as Templars.

Never forget who you are... DEEP inside all of us, is a WARRIOR. Find YOUR inner courage.

Latin: Pauperes commilitones Christi Templique Salomonici), commonly known as the Knights Templar, the Order of the Temple (French: Ordre du Temple or Templiers) or simply as Templars

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