Tombs of the Templars and The Lost City of London

 

The Knights Templar came into being in around 1129 as an Order of “fighting monks” tasked principally with the protection of  Christians on pilgrimage to the Holy Land, and with participation in Crusades (and incidentally with infrastructure and finance).  They soon became immensely wealthy and powerful, with a strong presence in the English capital, London – traces of which survive to this very day.

 

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The Knights Templar Order
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