In Search of the Knights Templar: A Guide to the Sites in Britain

By: Brighton, Simon

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For 200 years the Knights Templar held sway over an area ranging from Britain to Jerusalemuuntil their influence began to threaten FranceAEs Phillip IV and the papacy itself. Destroyed by Phillip in 1314, the order disappeared into history, but they left a rich and varied legacy throughout the British Isles, from LondonAEs Temple Church and the Great Wilbraham Perceptory to Lundy Island. More than 180 color and black and white photographs help tell the story of every significant British site of Templar activity, backed by authoritative text that reveals the history and notable architectural details of each. Addresses, directions, and even visiting hours for official or protected sites are also provided.

Title: In Search of the Knights Templar: A Guide to the Sites in Britain

Author Name: Brighton, Simon

Categories: History,

Publisher: Weidenfeld & Nicolson: 2006-06-15

ISBN Number: 0297844334

ISBN Number 13: 9780297844334

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Used: Very Good

Jacket Condition: Very Good Jacket

Type: Hardcover

Size: 19 to 25 cm tall, Octavo, (8vo)

Seller ID: 202807