In Search of the Knights Templar: A Guide to the Sites in Britain (Simon Brighton)

In Search of the Knights Templar: A Guide to the Sites in Britain (Simon Brighton) lands on the shelves of my shop, where it will be found in my History British shelves. priced at £8.50! Call in and get 40% OFF that price when you mention this post…

London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 2006, (First Edition) Hardback in dust wrapper.

Contains: Black & white photographs; Colour photographs; Photographic end papers & blanks; Appendix; Plans;

>From the cover: The Order of the Knights Templar was a military and religious brotherhood that dominated medieval Europe for nearly two hundred years until it was suppressed in the early 1300s. It truly was a colossus of its age, the first uniformed standing army since the days of the Roman empire and, off the battlefield, the first truly multinational organisation. Great landowners, industrialists and traders, the Knights also introduced banking the linchpin of the modern world to Europe. In a dazzlingly swift rise from the early twelfth century, they amassed huge wealth and exerted commensurate power, their leaders …

Very Good+ in Very Good+ Dust Wrapper.

Black boards with Red titling to the Spine. 255 pages. Index. 9½” x 7½”.

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