Documents relating to the Military Orders Online

Contemporary reactions to the foundation of the military orders:

How William Became a Monk

The Siege of Ascalon, 1153:

Extracts from the Chronicles of Matthew Paris:

The Fall of Acre (1291):

The Iberian Peninsula and the ‘Reconquest’:

Documents relating to the Baltic Crusade:

Charters of donation to the Military Orders

The Monastic Day and the Templars’ Day

Jacques de Vitry: Sermons to a Military Order

Literature of the Military Orders

Relations with Rulers

The Military Orders and Economic Growth

Crusade Planning in the late thirteenth century

The Trial of the Templars