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By Malcolm Barber

The Order of the Temple, based in 1119 to guard pilgrims round Jerusalem, built into probably the most influential enterprises within the medieval global. It has retained its carry at the sleek mind's eye due to the dramatic occasions of the Templars' trial and abolition 2 hundred years later, and has been invoked in historic mysteries from masonic conspiracy to the survival of the Turin shroud. Malcolm Barber's lucid narrative separates fantasy from heritage during this complete and designated account of the Order, from its origins, flourishing and suppression to the Templars' historical afterlife.

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