The Life and Times of Jacques DeMolay

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A Story of the Life and Times of Jacques DeMolay. This is to be the story of a hero whose death brought a sudden and dramatic end to a great epoch in history.  Where shall one begin such a narrative?

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PREFACE

PREFACE This little book was written on commission from the Order of DeMolay.  For this reason, I kept in view while writing it the needs of the lads ranging from…

CHAPTER III: RISE OF THE KNIGHTS TEMPLAR

CHAPTER III: RISE OF THE KNIGHTS TEMPLAR Long before this time, as already described, Christian pilgrims had succeeded in reaching Jerusalem, some of them to remain a few years, others…

CHAPTER IV: THE CAREER OF DEMOLAY

CHAPTER IV: THE CAREER OF DEMOLAY The Order existed for 186 years. To give here an account of its high deeds, its amazing heroism, its countless battles, its conquest and…

CHAPTER VII: THE MARTYRDOM OF DEMOLAY

CHAPTER VII: THE MARTYRDOM OF DEMOLAY In an edict of December 22, 1313, more than six years after the first arrest of the Templars, the pope commissioned a number of…