Monthly Archives: May 2016

Templar chapels were just full of … chapel stuff.

National Geographic news online has an article today about one modern Templar myth. The author, Betty Little, consulted me on the Templars just as I was up to my ears in inventories of Templar chapels, hence the tone of my comments on the Templars’  … Continue reading

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Updates

After looking at the 1308 accounts for Temple Guiting in Gloucestershire, I’ve updated my posts on the Templars’ charitable giving and on women workers on Templars’ estates. I’ve also found some more Peacocks.

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The Templars in Scotland

I have been blogging on my ‘Knights Templars’ estates’ page about the Templars’ charters from Scotland. See the post here.

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Templars reading

It’s well known that the Templars were not as well educated as most monks. After all, their vocation was to protect Christendom through fighting and prayer, not to study. The inventories of the Templars’ property made after the Templars were … Continue reading

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