The Templars on trial: a very muted inquisition

Seven hundred years after they were charged with heresy, Helen J Nicholson considers the oddly understated legal dealings in the case against the military monks in Britain…

The burning of Templars (From: De casibus virorum illustrium by Giovanni Boccaccio). Artist: Master of the White inscriptions (active ca 1480)

This article was first published in the June 2009 issue of BBC History Magazine

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