Who were the Knights Templar?

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April 20 2006 1:14 PM

The Knights Templar

Who were they? And why do we care?

Malcolm Barber is emeritus professor of medieval history at the University of Reading, United Kingdom, and the author ofThe New Knighthood: A History of the Order of the Templeand The Trial of the Templars. The Trial will appear as a second edition in summer of 2006.