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From Temple Close to Templars Close

On Friday, 13 October 1307, France arrested its Knights Templar.  A dawn swoop in January 1308 saw the English, Scots and Irish Templars taken in.  The commander [Preceptor] at Temple Sandford was held in Oxford Castle, while his sergeants [servants] and lay-brothers continued running Templar lands under open arrest. Wheatley tenants rented over 100 Templar … Continue reading

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