Knights Templar:  Around 1119 CE, King Baldwin II of Jerusalem agreed to grant the request to form a monastic order for the protection of the pilgrims traveling to the Holy Land in Jerusalem. This request of this new order came from a French knight, Hugues de Payens, and his relative Godfrey de Saint-Omer. The Order took the name of the Poor Knights of Christ and the Temple of Solomon, or "#Templar" #knights.

Poor Fellow-Soldiers of Christ and of the Temple of Solomon

Knights Templar: Around 1119 CE, King Baldwin II of Jerusalem agreed to grant the request to form a monastic order for the protection of the pilgrims traveling to the Holy Land in Jerusalem. This request of this new order came from a French knight, Hugues de Payens, and his relative Godfrey de Saint-Omer. The Order took the name of the Poor Knights of Christ and the Temple of Solomon, or "#Templar" #knights.

This perfect image of a knight kneeling down bearing the holy cross perfectly represents the type of society present during the middle ages and the Canterbury Tales.

This perfect image of a knight kneeling down bearing the holy cross perfectly represents the type of society present during the middle ages and the Canterbury Tales.

The Lost Treasure of the Knights Templar II (2007)

The Lost Treasure of the Knights Templar II (2007)

Heraldry - The Basics. Pretty nifty reference when studying this time period.

Heraldry - The Basics. Pretty nifty reference when studying this time period.

Image Search Results for knights the round table    Oh, to be a lady in waiting for one of those Knights of the Round Table!

Image Search Results for knights the round table Oh, to be a lady in waiting for one of those Knights of the Round Table!

The Latin Rule was specific codes for the Templar Order. Its 72 clauses defined the ideal behaviour for the Knights, such as the types of garments they were to wear and how to eat. As the Order grew, more guidelines were added, and the original list of 72 clauses was expanded to several hundred in its final form. Some of my family were these knights.

The Latin Rule was specific codes for the Templar Order. Its 72 clauses defined the ideal behaviour for the Knights, such as the types of garments they were to wear and how to eat. As the Order grew, more guidelines were added, and the original list of 72 clauses was expanded to several hundred in its final form. Some of my family were these knights.

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Costume - Cloak of the Knights Templar

knights drinking | Costume - Cloak of the Knights Templar - TheVikingStore.co.uk

imagesofswords | Deluxe Medieval Templar Knight Swords by Marto of Spain - Best Deals ...

imagesofswords | Deluxe Medieval Templar Knight Swords by Marto of Spain - Best Deals ...

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