Sentence Examples


  • In pursuance of the king's wishes Clement summoned the council of Vienne (see Vienne, Council Of), which was !unable to conclude that the Templars were guilty of heresy.
  • Guy found some satisfaction for his loss in buying from the Templars the island of Cyprus, and there he reigned for the last two years of his life (1192-1194).
  • Later in birth than the Templars and Hospitallers, the Teutonic Order traces its first beginnings from the third Crusade.
  • The Order was from the first, therefore, of a national character, unlike the cosmopolitan orders of the Templars and Hospitallers; but in other respects it was modelled upon the same lines, and shared in the same development.
  • This political and material strength enabled the Order to weather the storm by which the Templars were destroyed at the beginning of the 14th century.

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