[MR] Wikipedia: Templar Suppression

Jim/Matthias via Atlantia atlantia at seahorse.atlantia.sca.org
Tue Oct 13 07:41:33 PDT 2015

Sounds like the byname "the Fair" was somewhat ironic, for certain
definitions of 'fair'

On Tue, Oct 13, 2015 at 4:54 AM, Garth Groff via Atlantia <
atlantia at seahorse.atlantia.sca.org> wrote:

> Noble Friends,
> On this date in 1307, on the orders of Philip the Fair, King of France,
> all members of the Knights Templar in France were arrested on charges of
> heresy and other crimes. Philip was deeply in debt to the Templars, and saw
> an opportunity to dump his obligations, and seize the Templar's vast wealth
> and properties. Many Templars confessed to various crimes under torture and
> were burned at the stake: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Knights_Templar .
> Yours Aye,
> Lord Mungo Napier, That Crazy Scot
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