Monthly Archives: November 2015

The hospitality question

Did the Templars regularly offer hospitality to visitors? The accounts drawn up by the royal custodians of the former Templar estates suggest that they didn’t, but readers of this blog will know that the inventories for these estates refer to almsgiving. When … Continue reading

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PhD research opportunity!

Dr Paul Dryburgh of the National Archives and I have drawn up a doctoral research project on the Knights Templars’ estates and we are applying to various Doctoral Training Partnerships in Britain for funding. An application has been submitted to the South, West and … Continue reading

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The Knights Templar in Shropshire

As I have now completed the first draft transcription of the accounts for the Templars’ former estates in Shropshire and Staffordshire, I have put up pdf files of the transcriptions here: http://blogs.cardiff.ac.uk/knightstemplarsestates/2015/11/03/the-accounts-for-the-templars-estates-in-shropshire-and-staffordshire-1308-9-and-1311-13/ Penkridge Hall, Shropshire, on the site of the … Continue reading

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