As Grand Master, Hugues de Payens led the Order for almost twenty years until his death, helping to establish the Order's foundations as an important and influential military and financial institution. On his visit to England and Scotland in 1128, he raised men and money for the Order, and also founded their first House in London and another near Edinburgh at Balantrodoch, now known as Temple, Midlothian.
Latin: Pauperes commilitones Christi Templique Salomonici), commonly known as the Knights Templar, the Order of the Temple (French: Ordre du Temple or Templiers) or simply as Templars.
Via Dolorosa - Old City, Jerusalem, ISRAEL.
Knights Templar - Guardians of the crusade route, warriors extraordinaire, one of the richest corporations ever, and the cause of triskaidekaphobia - the pope ordered them all killed on Friday the 13th...
The Poor Knights of Christ and of the Temple of Solomon