I.H.S.V. +++nnDnn+++ Latin: Pauperes commilitones Christi Templique Salomonici), commonly known as the Knights Templar, the Order of the Temple (French: Ordre du Temple or Templiers) or simply as Templars
The Tour Magdala at Rennes-le-Château
La Couvertoirade - Village of the Knights Templar in the South of France - Templar Tours, France
Carcassonne, Languedoc: Cathar Capital
An Italian armour for the foot tourney by the "MASTER OF THE CASTLE", Milan . The greatest producers of armour in the later middle ages and renaissance were arguably those of the lombardic city of Milan, ca. 1590-1600 . https://darksword-armory.com/
An exceptionally fine and rare north German field armour with etched decoration, from the Armoury of "JULIUS DUKE OF BRUNSWICK-WOLFENBUTTEL", Brunswick, ca. 1560. (PF)
King John ("Lackland") of England signing the Magna Carta in the year 1215. Brother of Richard Lionheart.
Charging Teutonic Knight in the snow
King Richard the Lionheart's armor. King Richard I (1157 – 1199) ruled England 1189 - 'til his death in 1199.
Szyszak, Poland, c.1680 height: 54.5 cm, width: 30.0 cm, depth: 32.5 cm, weight: 3.87 kg. Fitzwilliam Museum.
14th May 1264 - The charge of Prince Edward's cavalry routs the Londoners at the battle of Lewes. One of two main battles of the conflict known as the Second Barons' War. It took place at Lewes in Sussex. It marked the high point of the career of Simon de Montfort, 6th Earl of Leicester, and made him the "uncrowned King of England".
The FIRST Templar
THE TEMPLAR FLEET 1307 The general belief is that the Templar fleet of La Rochelle went to Scotland, but the fleet which traveled to Great Britain was not a massive Armada. At the time La Rochelle was used by the Templar's for the Import & Export of Wine, so all the Templar's would have moved were barrel's of Wine. Wine barrel's can hold a variety of objects and the abundance of Templar and Grail lore in Scotland point to a great treasure moving from mainland Europe to Scotland in Barrels.
Iron German Prosthetic - 1580
On Palm Sunday, March 29th, 1461, The Battle of Towton was [England's] worst ever battle, so why have we forgotten this bloodbath in the snow?
Armour of George Clifford, 3rd Earl of Cumberland (1558 - 1605). Metropolitan Museum of Fine Art, NYC. -My absolute favorite suit of armor OF ALL TIME!
Knights Templar, 13th century The Poor Fellow-Soldiers of Christ and of the Temple of Solomon Active: c. 1119–1314 Allegiance: The Pope
Caballero castellano de la Orden de la Banda y caballero aragonés de la Orden de San Salvador, por Pablo Outeiral.
King Henry V
When Mindaugas was assassinated in 1263 by an insider, Lithuanian reverted to pagan faith and a chaotic time followed . In 1284 the Teutonic Order succeeded in defeating Prussia, which disappeared as a distinct tribe, assimilating into the neighboring societies of Poland, Germany and Lithuania. Later German conquerors appropriated the name ‘Prussia’ for themselves.
Violence isn't limited to Islam, President Obama says at the national prayer breakfast. Christians, too have been violent -- remember the Crusades?