THE TEMPLARS AND THE HOSPITALLERSLondon Regalia
THE TEMPLARS AND THE HOSPITALLERS
The Knights Templar were legendary warriors. They took part in numerous crusades. They provided rigorous training and adhered to stringent guidelines and They never give up in combat because they know they are fighting for God. Even 700 years after their collapse, the Knights Templar continue to fascinate.
The Templars were one of Western Christianity’s wealthiest and most powerful military groups. The Templars wore a red cross on a white mantle. In mediaeval times; the Knights Templar was a monastic organization. Their mission was to assassinate God’s foes. The Hospitallers began caring for sick and poor travelers at an 11th-century Jerusalem hospital. The hospital’s superior; a monk called Gerard, increased his efforts in Jerusalem. They mostly assisted travelers to the Holy Land with medical and other needs.
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The Templars and Hospitallers were the two most important and oldest of the Roman Catholic Church’s principal Military Orders from the early twelfth until the middle of the thirteenth century. Pope Innocent IV established a uniform for the Hospitallers to wear in battle in 1248. They were dressed in a scarlet carcoat with a white
The Hospitallers were the most powerful military organization in the Holy Land, alongside the Templars. When the Muslims conquered Jerusalem in 1187; the Hospitallers first relocated to Margate, then to Jerusalem in 1197.
Finally, King Philip of France orders the knights templar to be arrested. The various accusations levelled against the templars, such as heresy. As a result, most of the Templar infrastructure was absorb by the Hospitallers, and much of the Order’s riches was funnel into royal coffers. After the Middle East Crusades end, thus the Hospitallers fled to Cyprus and Rhodes.