June 21, 2024
  • Children's Crusade
    The Crusades

    The Children’s Crusade

    Above: The Children’s Crusade, by Gustave Doré The Legend of the Children’s Crusade: A Romantic yet Tragic Tale of Religious Fervor Although the Chronicles of the Crusades often overlook it, the legend of the Children’s [...]
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    Jacobins

    A political sect that sprang up in the beginning of the French Revolution, and which have origin to the Jacobin clubs, so well known as having been the places where the leaders of the Revolution [...]
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    Templar History

    The Knights Templar

    The Order of the Poor Knights of Christ and of the Temple of Solomon, or, as it is otherwise called, Knights Templar, was founded in Palestine in the 12th century by the Crusaders. The Order [...]
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    The Masoniscope

    Of the five senses, the first three; hearing, seeing and feeling “are deemed most essential by Masons” for reasons which all Master Masons understand. Masonry teaches more by hearing than by seeing. “The attentive ear [...]
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    The Harleian Manuscript

    An old record of the Constitutions of Freemasonry, so called because it forms No. 2054 of the collection of manuscripts in the British Museums which were originally collected by Robert Harley, Earl of Oxford, the [...]

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Templar History

Who Were The Knights Templar?

Who were the Knights Templar? Within two decades of the victory of the First Crusade (1095-1099), a group of knights led by Hugues (Hugh) de Payens offered themselves to the Patriarch of Jerusalem to serve […]

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Templar History

The Vexillum Belli

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 on the Vexillum Belli as a record […]

William Marshall
Templar History

William Marshall – The Flower of Chivalry

Above: William Marshall statue by Kjetilbjørnsrud by Alan Butler  Anyone seriously interested in the Knights Templar is likely, at some time in their life, to make a pilgrimage to London, there to visit the district […]

The Crusades

Pope Urban II
The Crusades

Pope Urban II – 1042 – 1099

Above: Pope Urban II by Thesupermat – Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0, Link Pope Urban II, the man who was ultimately responsible for the launch of the first Crusade was born Odo de Lagery, although […]

The Knights Templar - Knights Templar Clothing - Templar Hierarchy
Templar History

The Knights Templar

The Order of the Poor Knights of Christ and of the Temple of Solomon, or, as it is otherwise called, Knights Templar, was founded in Palestine in the 12th century by the Crusaders. The Order […]

Knights Hospitaller
The Crusades

The Knights Hospitaller

The Knights Hospitaller, 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”, […]

Templar Mysteries

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Templar Mysteries

Baphomet:The Abufihamat Theory

Baphomet, as a name, has been labeled as Old French or even a mispronunciation for Mahomet (Mohammed) the Islamic prophet. It is unlikely that the Baphomet idol, if it even existed was an idol of […]

history of baphomet
Templar Mysteries

History of Baphomet – The Baphomet Mythos

Central to the accusations brought against the Knights Templar was that they worshipped an idol, said to have taken the form of a head or sometimes a black cat. The Fifth category of accusations states […]

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Modern Templars

The Mystic Ladder

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 on the mystic ladder as a record […]

Modern Day Templarism

Masonic Knights Templar - York Rite
Modern Templars

The York Rite Degrees of Freemasonry

Below a video on the York Rite. Freemasonry is a renowned and enigmatic fraternal organization that has captivated the minds of countless individuals for centuries. Within this vast and intricate realm of Masonic teachings lies […]

in hoc signo vinces
Modern Templars

In Hoc Signo Vinces

“In Hoc Signo Vinces,” Latin for “In this sign, you shall conquer,” is a phrase with historical significance that has been associated with Christianity and the Knights Templar. The origin of this motto can be […]

scottish rite - mystic ladder
Modern Templars

The Mystic Ladder

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 on the mystic ladder as a record […]

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