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Discount on The Proceedings Against the Templars

Posted on 8 September 2020 by Helen Nicholson

Postscript Books are currently offering my Proceedings against the Templars in the British Isles at £30 for both volumes (latin text, english translation, and my analysis): https://www.psbooks.co.uk/Proceedings-against-the-Templars-in-the-British-Isles .
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The Trial of the Templars in Germany

Posted on 4 March 2020 by Helen Nicholson

The manuscripts recording the proceedings against the Templars in Germany were lost in the early nineteenth century; but before they were lost the French scholar François J. M. Raynouard analysed them and published brief extracts from them in his study of the Templars’ trial, Monumens Historiques, Rélatifs À La Condamnation Des Chevaliers Du Temple (Paris:
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‘New’ manuscript of the Trial of the Templars in England

Posted on 22 August 2019 by Helen Nicholson

In vol. 1, p. xxix of my edition of the Proceedings against the Templars in the British Isles (2011) I wrote that the only manuscripts of the testimonies from the trial of the Templars in Britain and Ireland were Oxford, Bodleian Library MS 454, London, British Library MS Julius B xii fols 67-82, and Additional
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New article on the estates of the Knights Templar

Posted on 14 August 2019 by Helen Nicholson

I’ve recently published a new article on the estates of the Knights Templar: how they were operated, what they produced, and who worked there: ‘The Surveys and Accounts of the Templars’ estates in England and Wales (1308–13)’, in Crusading Europe: Essays in Honour of Christopher Tyerman, ed. G. E. M. Lippiatt and Jessalynn L. Bird,
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