May 27, 2022
  • Masonic Dictionary

    Emulation Lodge of Improvement

    At the time of the Union of the English Lodges in 1813, a Lodge of Reconciliation was constituted with an equal number of chosen workers from each Constitution for the purpose of arranging a uniformity [...]
  • Modern Templars

    Militi Templi Scotia

    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 [...]
  • Masonic Dictionary

    Maccabees

    A heroic family, whose patriotism and valor form bright pictures in the Jewish annals. The name is generally supposed to be derived from the letters M. C. B. I. which were inscribed upon their banners [...]
  • 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 as a record of what was considered historic [...]
  • Templar History

    Who Were The Knights Templar?

    by Stephen Dafoe 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 as a [...]

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Templar History

Templar History

The Brethren Persecuted: Part Two

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, […]

The Crusades

The Crusades

Worms massacre of 1096

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 Crusades

The Teutonic Knights

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 Crusades

The Relic Of The True Cross

Above: The Finding of the True Cross, Agnolo Gaddi, Florence, 1380 One of the outcomes of the Crusades was the production of many religious relics. Among these alleged instruments of Divinity the more common ones […]

Templar Mysteries

Templar Mysteries

Did The Templars Form Switzerland?

An Interview with Alan Butler co-author of The Warriors and the Bankers To answer the question, Did the Templars found Switzerland, brought forward in The Warriors and Bankers written by Alan Butler and Stephen Dafoe, […]

Modern Day Templarism

Modern Templars

In Hoc Signo Vinces

On the Grand Standard of a Commandery of Knights Templar these words are inscribed over “a blood-red Passion Cross,” and they constitute in part the motto of the American branch of the Order. Their meaning, […]

Modern Templars

Chivalry for Children Program

by Allen Leddon “Chivalry is dead.” I’ve heard that a thousand times. I’ve said it myself. You’ve probably said it, too. But thinking about it, I’ve realized that what people generally mean is “Courtesy isn’t […]

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