February 27, 2021
  • Templar History

    The Templars and Tomar

    A video by Dom Gil Martins on the Knights Templar / Knights of Christ property in Tomar Portugal. From the period of 1143-1190, the Knights Templar presence in Portugal became stronger by the year. The [...]
  • Templar History

    Templar Organizational Structure

    © 2001 by Salvatore T. Bruno This article will summarize the detailed analysis presented in my book, Templar Organization: the Management of Warrior Monasticism. I will describe the hierarchy of the one of the most [...]
  • 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

    About Rosslyn Chapel

    About Rosslyn Chapel The Collegiate Church of St. Matthew or Rosslyn Chapel (as it is more popularly known) was built in the mid-15th century by the First Earl of Caithness, William Sinclair (St. Clair). The [...]
  • Templar History

    Chronology Templar Era Kings

    Chronology Of The Kings Of Jerusalem The following is a list of the Kings of Jerusalem during the Templar era (1118 – 1314). It is important to note that although Godfroi de Boullion is listed [...]

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Templar History

Bernard of Clairvaux

by Alan Butler Born Fontaine de Dijon France 1090 Died Clairvaux, near Troyes, Champagne France August 20th 1153 Bernard of Clairvaux may well represent the most important figure in Templarism. In our opinion past researchers […]

Templar History

The Story Of The Scottish Templars: Part Two

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 […]

The Crusades

The Crusades

Chronology of the Crusades

The following is a brief overview of the various crusades, together with dates and details on each. 1095 – 1096 – The Peasant’s Crusade The Peasant’s or People’s Crusade is considered part of the First […]

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 Children’s Crusade

Above: The Children’s Crusade, by Gustave Doré Although disregarded by historians and seldom mentioned in Chronicles of the Crusades, the legend of the Children’s Crusade is a romantic notion worthy of a glance. As the […]

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, […]

Templar Mysteries

About Rosslyn Chapel

About Rosslyn Chapel The Collegiate Church of St. Matthew or Rosslyn Chapel (as it is more popularly known) was built in the mid-15th century by the First Earl of Caithness, William Sinclair (St. Clair). The […]

Templar Mysteries

The Larmenius Charter

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 […]

Modern Day Templarism

Modern Templars

Masonic Knights Templarism

One of the most frequently asked questions we receive is “How do I become a Masonic Knight Templar?” Masonic Templarism is one branch of what is commonly called The York Rite. Freemasonry has, since its […]

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

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 […]

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