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 Knights Templar Seal - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Master of the Knights Templar's great seal was double-sided and showed the picture of The Dome of the Rock (some opinions are that the picture represents a circular dome of the Church of the Holy Sepulchre) on one side and the Order's symbol of two knights on one horse on the other.
Seals of Brother Otto of Brunswich, commander of Supplingenburg, shows a lion; A seal of one Knight Templar, England, 1303 is showing the Lion of England and the cross pattée and the crescent moon of the Mother Goddess with stars.
A seal of one Knight Templar, England, 1303 is showing the Lion of England and the cross pattée and the crescent moon of the Mother Goddess with stars.
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 Knights Templar Seal - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Seals of Brother Otto of Brunswich, commander of Supplingenburg, shows a lion; A seal of one Knight Templar, England, 1303 is showing the Lion of England and the cross pattée and the crescent moon of the Mother Goddess with stars.
A seal of one Knight Templar, England, 1303 is showing the Lion of England and the cross pattée and the crescent moon of the Mother Goddess with stars.
The Master of the Temple 's great seal was double-sided and showed the picture of The Dome of the Rock (some opinions are that the picture represents a circular dome of the Church of the Holy Sepulchre) on one side and the Orders's symbol of two knights on one horse on the other.
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 YourArt.com >> Encyclopedia >> 1314
March 18 - Jacques de Molay, Grand Master of the Knights Templar is burned at the stake
Geoffroy de Charney, Preceptor of Normandy for the Knights Templar
Philippa of Hainault, Queen consort of Edward III of England (died 1369)
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 Knights Templar - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Templar Knights also fought alongside King Louis VII of France, King Richard I of England, and in battles in Spain and Portugal.
The Knights Templar have become surrounded by legends concerning secrets and mysteries handed down to the select from ancient times.
For a list of some of the places that have been associated with the Knights Templar, either in fiction or legend, but which have not yet been proven to have a factual association, see Rumored locations.
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 Knights Templar
In England, if the Templars would confess to the sin of a layman granting absolution and swear their own condemnation of the Templar heresies charged in the papal encyclicals, they could perform a minor penance and be free men, back in the bosom of the Church.
A contemporary describes the Templars as "in turn lions of war and lambs at the hearth; rough knights on the battlefield, pious monks in the chapel; formidable to the enemies of Christ, gentleness itself towards His friends." (Jacques de Vitry).
Another Templar by the name of John de Stoke stated that Jacques de Molay had instructed that he should know that Jesus was but a man, and that he should believe in 'the great omnipotent God, who was the architect of heaven and Earth, and not the crucifixion'.
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 Knights Templar 2 - Crystalinks
In England, if the Templars would confess to the sin of a layman granting absolution and swear their own condemnation of the Templar heresies charged in the papal encyclicals, they could perform a minor penance and be free men, back in the bosom of the Church.
The Knights Templar later became surrounded by legends concerning secrets and mysteries handed down to the select from ancient times.
The Templars, or 'Poor Fellow-Soldiery of the Holy House of the Temple', intended to be re-built, took as their models, in the Bible, the Warrior-Masons of Zorobabel, who worked, holding the sword in one hand and the trowel in the other.
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 Jacques DeMolay.org - The Story of Jacques DeMolay
Almost immediately Jacques DeMolay moved from England to the island of Cyprus, so that the Knights Templar could reorganize and regain their strength while waiting for the general public to rise up in support of another Crusade.
The Knights Templar were an organization sanctioned by the Roman Catholic Church in 1128 to guard the road between Jerusalem and Acre, an important port city on the Mediterranean Sea.
On the death of the 22nd Grand Master, Theobald Gaudin, Jacques DeMolay was named Grand Master of the Knights Templar, a position of power and prestige.
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 Early Masonic History
The Pope was furious and demanded that the king arrest the Templar in England under the threat of excommunicating the king himself.
The Knights Templar were originally a monastic order of the Catholic Church as the guardians of the Temple of Solomon site and the routes used by the pilgrims going to and from the Holy Land.
Other Masonic scholars and historians believe the Masons may have been formed from the remains of The Knights Templar.
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 TemplarNY's Home Page 1
Knights Templar are thought to have played a significant role in the establishment of the modern Scottish nation with Robert the Bruce at Bannockburn and in the fourteenth century North Atlantic explorations of Prince Henry Sinclair of Roslyn.
Knights Templar were major participants in that clash of cultures; they were the "few good men" who made a military contribution, and earned a lasting reputation, out of all proportion to their numbers.
He envisions these Templars as an universal and ecumenical order, returning back to the original spirituality of its origins and prepared to be ‘knights of peace" for the 21st Century, promoting harmony among the Christian churches and even with Islam.
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 THE VATICAN CONNECTION TO ENGLAND,
The property the Knights Templars held in England was by grant by the king, it was called the Temple, it had three courts, the inner, middle and outer, later in history the outer temple faded away, the temple has four inns, Inner Temple, Middle Temple, Lincoln's Inn and Gray's Inn.
This character was accentuated by the fusion of the Hospitallers with the remaining Knights Templars subsequent to the suppression of the latter (1312).
"In England, Edward III, in memory of the legendary Knights of the Round Table, established in 1349 brotherhood of twenty-five knights, exclusive of princes of the blood and foreign princes, with St. George as its patron and with its chapel in Windsor Castle for the holding of chapters.
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 Chapter 4: The Templars in the Corona de Aragón
The Templars were of course from 1143 onwards expected to participate in Aragonese campaigns against the Moors and to bring their vassals with them; but no precise military obligation was ever imposed upon the Temple, except in Mallorca, where the Order was obliged to provide the service of four knights.
The Templars showed reluctance partly because they feared that their privileges might be endangered by this form of taxation: thus in 1286 they sought to obtain from Alfonso III a promise that payment of the subsidy then being demanded should not prejudice their immunities or be used as a precedent.
Templar complaints that cenas were collected before a year had elapsed since the last exaction can probably be explained by ignorance of the proper date of collection on the part of the collectors.
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 Medieval, Renaissance, Reformation: Western Civilization, Act II
Seen as a symbol of religious and political intolerance against the Protestants, Jews, Catholic heretics and the political order of the Knights of the Templar.
A History and Mythos of the Knights Templar
Hostility between France and England erupted in 1337 when Edward III of England refused homage to France which sparked messy feud between England and France for 100 years.
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 The Builder Magazine - September 1923
The fundamental doctrine of this rite was that Freemasonry was derived from the Knights Templars.
The three Templar degrees (so called from connection through tradition with the Temple at Jerusalem) are conferred in a Commandery, and commanderies are governed by a Grand Encampment of Knights Templars.
The lodges of speculative Masons were therefor nothing more than Conclaves of Knights Templars under a different name, and the ceremonies there practised were those which they had jealously guarded.
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 knights97.htm
Templars in the West were often older, established in their region, and skilled at particular functions.
The Templar's development of the wool trade mirrored that of their Cistercian cousins, as they were able to capitalize on the profits generated when English wool was made into Flemish cloth.
Templars were not extravagant (indeed their Rule forbade costly ornament), but their list of equipment was "splendid and complete, their living quarters [kept] clean".
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 List of military commanders - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Hughes de Payens (founder of the Knights Templar)
Richard I of England (King of England, often referred as Richard the Lionhearted, known for his participation in the Third Crusade)
Leonidas (Spartan king and general during the Persian Wars)
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 Mac.ency-T
It claimed to be the only true depository of the powers and privileges of the ancient Order of Knights Templar, denouncing all other Templars as spurious, and its Grand Master has proclaimed himself the legal successor of James de Molay; with how much truth the narrative already given will enable every reader to decide.
Thory says that the members of this association claimed to be the successors of the Templars, and to be in possession of their Charters.
The Order of the Temple, which had thus been ingeniously organized by Fabré Palaprat and his colleagues, began now to assume high prerogatives as the only representative of Ancient Templarism.
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 Military order - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
They provided a conduit for cultural and technical innovation, for example the introduction of fulling into England by the Knights of St John, or the banking facilities of the Templars.
1317 Order of Montesa- First members comes from Order of Calatrava&;; Knights Templar's assets in Kingdom of Aragón.
1323 Order of Christ -Assets of Knights Templar&;; first Grand master from Order of Aviz
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 Order of St. John, 1291-1522 AD (DBA IV/56ab)
After a failed attempt at merger, and following the Papal ban on the Knights Templar, the Knights of St. John also received many of the Temple's estates in 1312 AD, along with many new recruits seeking refuge from the Pope's Templar inquisition.
While still in Outremer, the rapidly expanding Order was organized by nationality into seven "langues" (languages) comprising knights from Provence, Auvergne, France, Italy, Spain, England and Germany.
The Order of St. John of Jerusalem, also known as the Knights Hospitallers, regrouped at Kolossi in Cyprus after the fall of Acre, the last Crusader principality in Outremer in 1291 AD.
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 The Knights Templar at Temple Church, London
It contained the residence of the superior and of the knights, the cells and apartments of the chaplains and serving bretheren, the council chamber where chapters were held, and the refectory or dining hall, which was connected, by a range of handsome cloisters, with the magnificent church, consecrated by the patriarch.
The Knights Hospitaller in turn rented the property to the two colleges of lawyers in the city, who came to be known as the Inner and Middle Temples.
The Master of the Temple in England sat in parliament as the first baron of the realm, (primus baro Angiae).
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 Knights Templar - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The mythos of the Knights Templar as keepers and defenders of the Holy Grail is also a central plot point in Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (1989).
The headquarters of the Templars in Tomar, Portugal was in the Convento de Cristo.
Templars are also listed among the crew of Henry Sinclair's (Earl of the Orkneys) legendary voyage from Scotland to North America in 1398.
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 Myths and Stories of the Knights Templer
A group of the most highly trained and motivated knights in all of Christendom charging into a battle that was already going badly could have provided the panic that the English army suffered.
The Templars designed a number of their churches on the circular layout of the Temple itself (see the ruins at left, or Temple Church, London on the first page).
Since the Templars were originally established in the Temple of Solomon, some of the status and history of that location rubbed off onto the Templars.
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 Knights Templar
In England, if the Templars would confess to the sin of a layman granting absolution and swear their own condemnation of the Templar heresies charged in the papal encyclicals, they could perform a minor penance and be free men, back in the bosom of the Church.
The Templars were accused of spitting upon the Cross, of denying Christ, of permitting sodomy, of worshipping an idol, all in the most impenetrable secrecy.
On the other hand, the Templars who had pleaded guilty before their bishops were to be treated "according to the rigours of justice, tempered by a generous mercy".
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 HISTORY OF THE KNIGHTS TEMPLAR
Also includes-information on the continuation of the Knights Templars in England and Scotland and the formation of the society of Knights Templars in London and the rebuilding of the Temple in 1816, plus more.
Includes chapters on the Origin of the Templars, their popularity in Europe and their rivalry with the Knights of St. John, later to be known as the Knights of Malta.
The history of the mysterious Knights Templars as told in 1842 by "a member of the Inner Temple."
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 Founding of the Knights Templar
Many Templar churches and chapels were build round with this in mind, and in their center, as at the Templar Vera Cruz Church of Segovia in Spain, there was often an actual model of the tomb of Christ, in the form of a two-storied structure with steps leading up.
"Certain writers have suggested that the Templars were 'infected' with the Johannite or Mandaean heresy - which denounced Jesus as a 'false prophet' and acknowledged John [the Baptist] as the true Messiah.
Templars wore sheepskin drawers that were never to be removed.
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 Militia of Christ: The History of the Knights Templar
Edward II of England, ironically Philippe's son-in-law, initially rallied to the defense of the Templars, though he was finally forced, by pressure from the French king and the Pope, to take action against the Order.
In 1522 the Templars' Prussian offshoot, the Teutonic Knights, repudiated their allegiance to Rome, throwing their mighty weight behind the rebel 'heretic' Martin Luther; two hundred years after their dissolution the Templars, albeit vicariously, were exacting vengeance on the Church which had betrayed them.
In England the Templars regularly attended parliamentary sessions at the behest of the King himself.
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 The Trial of the Templars in the British Isles
There are more detailed, specific studies in Clarence Perkins, ‘The Trial of the Knights Templars in England’, English Historical Review, 24 (1909), 432-47, and J. Hamilton, ‘Apocalypse Not: Edward II and the Suppression of the Templars’,
A clear understanding of the trial of the Templars in the British Isles is essential in analysing the social, economic and political situation of the Hospitallers in the British Isles in the fourteenth century, as the Hospitallers inherited the Templars’ assets and liabilities.
On 2 May 1312 Pope Clement V granted the lands of the dissolved Order of the Temple to the Order of the Hospital, although it was not until the 1330s that the Hospitallers in the British Isles had received the majority of the ex-Templar lands.
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 Evelyn Lord, The Knights Templar in Britain
The historical facts of the Knights Templar have yet to escape the shadow of Brian de Bois-Guilbert or the fantastical origins ascribed to the Freemasons.
There are further gems scattered throughout: analysis of the diet of both Templars and tenants on the estates, the mobility of tenants between Templar manors, role in urban development, and of course, their reliability in handling, transferring, and safeguarding the monies of many patrons.
She stresses that, romantic images aside, the archaeological evidence has produced no Templar castles in the British Isles; even though many of the preceptories had some defenses, these were rather secondary to the primary agricultural functions of the Templar properties (25).
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 Knights Templar
Within fifty years of their foundation, the Knights Templar had become a commercial force equal in power to many states; within a hundred years they had developed into the medieval pre-cursors of multi-national conglomerates with interests in every form of commercial activity of that time and were far richer than any kingdom in Europe.
Philip knew that there had been contact between the Templars and Islam and links had also been proved between the Knights and the Cathars Certain knights who had been expelled from the Order were bribed or blackmailed into making accusations of heresy against their former brothers.
Templar wealth was such that their financial services were not only sought by the merchants and landowners of feudal Europe, but by the princes of the Church and State.
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 King Richard I - The Lionheart The Knights Templar templarhistory.com
Richard Plantagenet came into the world September 8th in the year 1157 AD Although born in Oxfordshire England, Richard was a child of Aquitaine a part of Southern France.
While Richard Plantagenet is revered as one of the great warrior kings of England, he is perhaps best known as "the absent king." This is due to the fact that during his reign from 1189-1199, he spent a total of six months in England.
At the age of fourteen, Richard was named the Duke of Aquitane in the church of St. Hillaire at Poitiers which was one of the lands made homage to the French King.
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