Knights Templar


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Knight Templar

n. pl. Knights Templars or Knights Templar
1. A member of an order of knights founded about 1118 to protect pilgrims in the Holy Land during the Second Crusade and suppressed in 1312.
2. A member of any of several modern fraternal orders named for the medieval Knights Templars.

Knights Templar

A military religious order, 1119–1314, founded to protect pilgrims to the Holy Land and to gain territorial and political influence.
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This reverend brother has been all his life engaged in fighting among the Saracens for the recovery of the Holy Sepulchre; he is of the order of Knights Templars, whom you may have heard of; he is half a monk, half a soldier.
Its ranks were filled with gentlemen who felt the stirrings of martial impulse, and sought to establish a kind of College of Arms, where, as in an association of Knights Templars, they might learn the science, and, so far as peaceful exercise would teach them, the practices of war.
Grand old Bisham Abbey, whose stone walls have rung to the shouts of the Knights Templars, and which, at one time, was the home of Anne of Cleves and at another of Queen Elizabeth, is passed on the right bank just half a mile above Marlow Bridge.
It is speculated he was the victim of a conspiracy involving Knights Templar opposed to his marriage.
Synopsis: Conventional history claims that nine men formed a brotherhood called the Knights Templar in Jerusalem in 1118 to provide protection for pilgrims traveling to the Holy Land.
Knightfall" will give viewers a look at the medieval politics of the Knights Templar, a powerful military order during the Middle Ages.
The story was about a council who told a market trader that she could not sell mugs with the Knights Templar on them because they might offend someone.
From the Knights Templar to Dan Brown On Friday October 13th 1307 Philip IV of France arrested hundreds of the Knights Templar.
A SCOTS fascist banned from Hungary for targeting asylum seekers claims that the Knights Templar group he belongs to are not racist - and have hundreds of black and Asian members.
Also, although the story is mainly set in modern America, the flashbacks to the medieval Knights Templar are predominantly set in France.
Only she could write a memoir about a failed marriage that also includes black magic, Communist Bulgaria, the Knights Templar, ghosts and Provence.
The area has strong links to the Knights Templar and the land was used to generate cash for the protection of the Holy Land during the Middle Ages.