August 13, 2022
  • 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, [...]
  • Masonic Dictionary

    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 [...]
  • Masonic Dictionary

    Prestonian Lecture

    In 1818, Brother Preston, the author of the Illustrations of Masonry, bequeathed £300 in Consols, the interest of which was to provide for the annual delivery of a lecture according to the system which he had [...]
  • 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 [...]
  • Masonic Dictionary

    Masonic Rosicrucianism

    The Societas Rosicruciana in Civitatibus Foederatis (Rosicrucian Society of the United States) was formed on September 21, 1880, by three Colleges chartered within the previous ten months by the Society in Scotland. It is entirely [...]

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Templar History

Templar History

The Council of Troyes

© by Alan Butler We have only scant and sometimes contradictory accounts as to the actual ‘founding’ of the Poor Knights of Christ and the Temple of Solomon. The evidence put forward by Guillaume de […]

Templar History

Templar Battles In The East

If the Templars were a football team, their win / loss record would be far from impressive. There two-century long season of battles earned them a 5-11-0 record. The following list shows the major battles […]

Templar History

The Beauseant: Albert Mackey’s Article

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 […]

The Crusades

The Crusades

The Causes of the Crusades

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Templar Mysteries

Templar Mysteries

The Templars and the Holy Grail?

by William Mann Author of “The Knights Templar in the New World” With the advent of the internet, there appears to be a swelling tide of interest relating to the question as to whether the […]

Templar Mysteries

The Baphomet Enigma

by Stephen Dafoe In his 1972 science fiction novel, Baphomet’s Meteor, French author Pierre Barbet crafts an entertaining story of alternative history about the Knights Templar and the demonic entity known as Baphomet. In the […]

Modern Day Templarism

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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