THE MOST FAMOUS TEMPLAR WESTERN SITES

THE MOST FAMOUS TEMPLAR WESTERN SITES

THE MOST FAMOUS TEMPLAR WESTERN SITES

The knight templars were great warriors in history. No doubt knight templars are monastic military order in the medieval ages. With the support of Baldwin II, the king of Jerusalem, they set up headquarters on the sacred Temple Mount and pledged to protect Christian visitors to the city. Knights templar responsibility were to protect pilgrims in Jerusalem and to travel to the holy land. Knight templar build many castles or temples. Now the most famous templar western sites are below here.

Aragón in Spain: Aragón was a western province of the templars. Many Grand Masters were born here. During the Reconquista, it was also a live crusading theatre when Christian battel against Muslims Moors. The templars build various large fortresses, Monzón and Miravet, and served as negotiators and mediators between Aragon’s rulers and the Church.

Arville: is located in France. This became a training center during war or recruit new members center. It was also an important religious center and played an important role in the region’s agricultural industry. When the templars were well trained they could fight with the other Crusaders. Following the Templars’ defeat, it was given to the Hospitallers.

La Rochelle: The Knight Templars were professional traders in the Middle Ages. Templar ports on the Atlantic coast, dozen ships bearing Templar treasures and knights. La Rochelle was an important port of entry for Templar ships arriving in France.

Tomar: Tomar became the order’s Portuguese headquarters when battling against the Moors. They constructed a planned city with several buildings and castles and convent complex that enabled them to extend Portugal’s border into Moorish territory.

The Temple Church in London:

The New Temple in London, one of the most prominent Templar sites in Western Europe. Its consecration in 1185 and the temple served as the order’s headquarters in England. It shows the symbol of two knights astride on the same horse.

Masonic aprons, York Rite

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