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How Did Bernard de Clairvaux Influenced the Knights Templar

How Did Bernard de Clairvaux Influenced the Knights Templar More pilgrims visited the Holy Land after the First Crusade ended than ever before. Many of these pilgrims were targeted because they were vulnerable, and they lost their belongings and, in some cases, their lives. Hugues de Payens, with his eight relatives, called a group of knights. They requested permission from King Baldwin II of Jerusalem to the protection of the pilgrims. Hugues de Payens traveled around Europe and meet with noblemen...

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