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Author Lord, Evelyn, author.

Title The knights templar in Britain / Evelyn Lord
Published Oxfordshire, England ; New York : Routledge, 2013
©2004
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Contents 1. The Knights Templar : knightly monks or monkish knights? -- 2. The Templars in the British Isles : London and its suburbs -- 3. The Templars and the countryside : Eastern England -- 4. The Templars in the countryside : North-eastern England -- 5. The Templars in the countryside : the Midlands, the Chilterns and Oxfordshire -- 6. The Templars in the countryside : the Welsh marches, Wales, the West and Southern England -- 7. The Knights Templar in Ireland and Scotland -- 8. The Templars and the plantagenets -- 9. The Templars as bankers -- 10. The trial and fall of the Templars -- 11. The Templars in fact and fiction : debates, myths and legends
Summary The Knights Templar In Britain examines exactly who became knights, what rituals sustained them, where the power bases were, and how their tentacles spread through the political and economic worlds of Britain before their defeat at the hands of the Inquisition some two hundred years later.Founded in the early twelfth century, the mysterious Knights Templar rose to be the most powerful military order of the Middle Ages. While their campaign in the Middle East and travels are well-known, their huge influence across the British isles remains virtually uncharted. For readers in
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Notes Online resource; title from PDF title page (ebrary, viewed May 26, 2014)
Subject Templars.
Templars.
Form Electronic book
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