Friday, April 11, 2014

Knights Templar Fact Eighteen

The Knights Templar helped Portugal gain its independence as the first nation-state in Europe. Bernard of Clairvaux was the nephew of both Andre de Montbard and Dom Henrique. Andre de Montbard was one of the founder Templars and Dom Henrique was the father of Portugal's first King Alfonso I.

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