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1210 A.D Medieval Bronze Knight #Templars Ring Bearing #Jerusalem Cross

Knights Templar shield

Shroud of Turin. The Shroud first came to light when in possession of the De Charney family of Lirey in France during the 1350's. What an overwhelming coincidence that the De Charney's are the same family as Geoffroi De Charney, Knights Templar Master and Preceptor of Normandy who was burnt at the stake with Jacques de Molay, overall Grand Master of the Knights Templar.

Knights templar helmet

Knights Templar: A #Knight #Templar.

The FIRST Templar

The Temple Mount had a mystique because it was above what was believed to be the ruins of the Temple of Solomon.[5][12] The Crusaders therefore referred to the Al Aqsa Mosque as Solomon's Temple, and it was from this location that the new Order took the name of Poor Knights of Christ and the Temple of Solomon

Hospitaller knight in the left, Saint Jacobus knight in the middle and in the right a Templar knight

Templar Knight

Knights Templar

Knights Templar: The execution of Jacques de Molay, the last Grand Master of the #Knights #Templar.

Knights Templar

Knights Templar Symbols and Meanings | All of the known variations of the Templar cross

Around 1119 A.D., King Baldwin II of Jerusalem agreed to grant the request to form a monastic order for the protection of the pilgrims travelling to the Holy Land in Jerusalem. This request of this new order came from a French knight Hugues de Payens and his relative Godfrey de Saint-Omer. The Order took the name of Poor Knights of Christ and the Temple of Solomon, or "Templar" knights.

Knight Templars

The Order, with about nine knights including Godfrey de Saint-Omer and André de Montbard, had few financial resources and relied on donations to survive. Their emblem was of two knights riding on a single horse, emphasising the Order's poverty.

De Molay Day; Masonic Order Observance; March 18; Observed each year by the Masonic Order of De Molay in commemoration of the martyrdom at the stake of Jacques De Molay, the last grand master of the Order of Knights Templar, on Mar. 18 or 19, 1314. Almost all Templars in France had been arrested on Oct. 16, 1307, at the order of King Philip the Fair, with the connivance of Pope Clement V. The Knights Templar had been founded in Jerusalem, ca. 1018.

Knight Templar - stained glass

Templar Knight

Seal of the Knights Templar