Publisher’s Note: The following material is an excerpt from an article on the Rite of Strict Observance by By Burton E. Bennett, published in the 1920s. It is presented to show the view point still [...]
The York Rite Degrees of Freemasonry consist of several branches including The Royal Arch, Cryptic Rite and Knights Templar. This video, created by the Freemasons of Indiana explains the degrees in intricate detail.
While history certainly shows that the Templars were dissolved in 1312 with the papal bull Vox in Excelso, there exists a manuscript – largely discredited by historians – which purports to be a list of [...]
The following article was originally written for Knight Templar Magazine, the official publication of the Grand Encampment of knights Templar (USA) by Stephen Dafoe Part Two: Revenge Destroys Everything They spit on the Holy Cross, […]
Overview and entourage Within the Templar hierarchy, the Grand Master was absolute ruler of the Order and answerable only to the pope. Although his position was a powerful one, he was still obliged to live […]
Throughout the two centuries of the Templars and the five centuries that occupied the Crusades, many would die – Christian, Moslem and Jew alike. Some would die in battle and many others would die innocent […]
The Teutonic Knights of St. Mary’s Hospital of Jerusalem was one of the three great religious and military orders produced by the Crusades. It was founded during the third Crusade, and was the last one […]
The Hospitallers, known officially as “Knights of the Order of the Hospital of St. John of Jerusalem,” was founded at Jerusalem during the first Crusade. It has been known also as “Knights of Rhodes”, and […]
by Kevin Bold Sooner or later every student of either the esoteric or the history of the Crusades encounters the name of an allegedly sinister entity known as “Baphomet”. Baphomet was said to be the […]
Publisher’s Note: Many of the writings of early Masonic historians took considerable liberties with Templar History, connecting their lineage to the Freemasons. As such, we present this information as a record of what was considered historic […]
by Chevalier Steve E. Pehrson Preface: The following article is not meant to present the opinions of any person or organization other than those of the author. Many points of history are debatable and with […]
Above: Templar Sportette by Stephen Dafoe Reprinted From The Scottish Rite Journal March April – 2006 The “Templar Vitalic Top-Valve Motor,” a luxury car of its day, put out a whopping 43 horsepower at 2,100 […]
The Order incorporates Militi Templi Scotia, which is the historical Scottish title of the Order. The Sovereign Military Order of the Temple of Jerusalem, which is the International name. Ordo Supremus Militaris Templi Hierosolymilitani, the […]
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