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Month: January 2015

Banks, beehives and cooking pots: the Templars’ estates in Norfolk and Suffolk

Posted on 20 January 2015 by Helen Nicholson

When King Edward II's officials arrested the Templars early in January 1308, they did not find any Templars in Norfolk and Suffolk. The Templars owned a number of manors in these […]

Charity, alms and the English Templars

Posted on 15 January 2015 by Helen Nicholson

With help from Dr Paul Webster, I've continued my blog on the English Templars' charitable giving and support for the poor: https://gawainsmum.wordpress.com/2015/01/15/almonries-and-almsgiving-the-templars-at-gislingham-continued/

Templar almshouse at Gislingham in Suffolk

Posted on 9 January 2015 by Helen Nicholson

Although the records from the Templars' estates in 1308 to 1313 indicate that the brothers gave regular aid to the poor, it's very difficult to identify buildings associated with this […]

Reproduction of old articles on the Templars and Hospitallers

Posted on 8 January 2015 by Helen Nicholson

Earlier this week I put on to Academia.edu some of my early papers from the international 'Military Orders' conferences at St John's Gate in London: 'Knights and Lovers'  (from the 1992 conference); […]