André de Montbard (10??-1156) Master of the Temple from 1154 to 1156. André de Montbard was the last of the Knights who initially founded the Templar Order. He occupied the position of Seneschal for more than fifteen years before he accepted his nomination as Master of the Order. This occurred after Bernard de Tremelay died during the siege of Ascalon.De Montbard accepted his nomination with the sole intention of blocking King Louis VII controlling the Order of the Temple.
The first headquarters of the Knights Templar, on the Temple Mount in Jerusalem. The Crusaders called it the Temple of Solomon and it was from this location that the Knights took their name of Templar.