THE MOST FAMOUS TEMPLAR IN WESTERN SITESLondon Regalia
THE MOST FAMOUS TEMPLAR IN WESTERN SITES
The Knights Templar were legendary warriors. In the mediaeval era, knight templars were undoubtedly a monastic military order. They established a headquarters on the sacred Temple Mount with the help of King Baldwin II of Jerusalem; and promised to protect Christian visitors to the city. The task of the Knights Templar was to protect pilgrims in Jerusalem and to travel to the Holy Land. Many castles or temples were built by the Knights Templar. The most well-known western templar sites can now be found below.
Aragón in Spain: Aragón was the templars’ western province. Many Grand Masters have been born in this city. It was also a live crusading theatre during the Reconquista when Christians battled Muslims Moors. The templars built a number of large fortresses, including Monzón and Miravet, and acted as negotiators and mediators between the rulers of Aragon and the Church.
Arville: is situated in the country of France. So, During the war, this was use as a training centre or to recruit new members. It was also a significant religious centre and an important agricultural centre in the region. When the templars had completed their training, they were capable of fighting alongside the other Crusaders. It was give to the Hospitallers after the Templars were defeat.
La Rochelle: In the Middle Ages, the Knights Templar were professional traders. Dozens of ships carrying Templar treasures and knights sail from Templar ports along the Atlantic coast. For Templar ships arriving in France; La Rochelle was an important port of call.
Tomar: When fighting the Moors, Tomar became the order’s Portuguese headquarters. They built a planned city with multiple buildings; castles; and a convent complex to extend Portugal’s border into Moorish territory.
The Temple Church in London:
So, One of the most well-known Templar sites in Western Europe is London’s New Temple. The temple was consecrate in 1185 and served as the order’s headquarters in England. It depicts two knights riding on the same horse as a symbol.
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