The Debate on the Trial of the Templars, 1307-1314

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Jochen Burgtorf, Paul Crawford, Helen Nicholson
Ashgate Publishing, Ltd., 2010 - History - 399 pages
700 years after the dissolution of the order, the trial of the Templars still arouses controversy and speculation. Individual chapters in this book examine various aspects of the background to the trial including the financial, political and religious context of the trial in France, and much more.
 

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Contents

The Election of the Templar Master Jacques de Molay
21
Templars and Hospitallers in
45
The Testimonies of
71
The Papal Commission and
87
The Involvement of the University of Paris in the Trials
129
The Trial Depositions as Evidence of Kinship Influences in
145
The Social Reception of the Templar Trial in Early
161
Icons Crosses and the Liturgical Objects of Templar Chapels
183
The HospitallersAcquisition of the Templar Lands in England
237
Rinaldo da Concorezzo Archbishop of Ravenna and the Trial
259
The Templars and Their Trial in Sicily
273
The Commanderies of the Templars in the Polish Lands
301
Templar Runaways and Renegades before during
317
The Assimilation of Templar Properties by the Order
339
An Examination of the Myths
347
Select Bibliography
365

The Extinction of the Order of the Temple in the Kingdom
199
THE TRIAL IN THE BRITISH ISLES
215

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Jochen Burgtorf is Professor of Medieval History in the Department of History at California State University, Fullerton, USA; Paul F. Crawford is Assistant Professor of History at California University of Pennsylvania, USA; Helen Nicholson is Professor of Medieval History at Cardiff University, Wales, UK.

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