Today in European history: the Knights Templar order is purged (1307)

The Knights Templar are one of the two major Christian military orders that were founded during the Crusades. The other, the Knights Hospitaller, we’ve encountered with respect to the failed Ottoman siege of Malta in 1565. The Hospitallers, in fact, are still around today, although nowadays you’re more likely to see them called the “Order… Continue reading Today in European history: the Knights Templar order is purged (1307)

Today in European history: the Knights Templar order is purged (1307)

The Knights Templar are the more famous of the two major Christian military orders that were founded during the Crusades; the other, the Knights Hospitaller, we’ve encountered in talking about the failed Ottoman siege of Malta in 1565. The Hospitallers, in fact, are still around today, although nowadays you may see them called the “Order… Continue reading Today in European history: the Knights Templar order is purged (1307)

Today in European history: the Knights Templar order is purged (1307)

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The Knights Templar are the more famous of the two major Christian military orders that were founded during the Crusades; the other, the Knights Hospitaller, we’ve already looked at a bit more closely in talking about the failed Ottoman siege of Malta in 1565. The…

Today in European history: the Knights Templar order is purged (1307)

The Knights Templar are the more famous of the two major Christian military orders that were founded during the Crusades; the other, the Knights Hospitaller, we’ve encountered in talking about the failed Ottoman siege of Malta in 1565. The Hospitallers, in fact, are still around today, although nowadays you may see them called the “Order… Continue reading Today in European history: the Knights Templar order is purged (1307)