Friday, December 20, 2013

Knights Templar Fact Four

St Bernard of Clairvaux formulated the Rules of the Knights Templar Order in 1130 after they had been given Papal approval the previous year. One point was the establishment of two classes of knighthood: the knights and the sergeants. The sergeants or serving brothers wore black or brown to signify their lower status. 

Knights Templar page

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