Knight Templar

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Knight Templar a knight of a religious military order established in 1118 to protect pilgrims and the Holy Sepulcher
    • n Knight Templar a man who belongs to a Masonic order in the United States
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Knight Templar See Commandery n., 3, and also Templar n., 1 and 3.
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Usage

In literature:

Junior or Knights Templars, Maybole.
"Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 56, Number 347, September, 1844" by Various
They were now ascending the hill towards Beil or Belfield, where the Knights Templars had formerly an establishment.
"Traditions of Lancashire, Volume 2 (of 2)" by John Roby
But the Grand Master of the Hospital and Walter Espec had not such good fortune as the Templar and the English knight.
"The Boy Crusaders" by John G. Edgar
The Council of Vienna, in 1324, bestowed all the lands of the Knights Templars on the Knights of St. John.
"Notes and Queries, Number 78, April 26, 1851" by Various
Leopold, you are like the Templar,' for he was a knight of that order.
"Major Frank" by A. L. G. Bosboom-Toussaint
Charges against the Knights Templars.
"The Great Events by Famous Historians, Volume 07" by Various
Sir Sydney Smith was still in Paris trying to renew the order of the Knights Templars.
"Personal Recollections, from Early Life to Old Age, of Mary Somerville" by Mary Somerville
It has preserved for us such memorials of the Knights Templars as still survive.
"Memorials of Old London" by Various
The Knights Templars were already established in Portugal in 1126.
"Portuguese Architecture" by Walter Crum Watson
Treport was one of the first French towns that afforded a residence for the Knights Templars.
"Architectural Antiquities of Normandy" by John Sell Cotman
Knights Templars, 31, 33.
"Dickens' London" by Francis Miltoun
The Knights Templar were another secret society of the middle ages of a somewhat later time.
"The Sex Worship and Symbolism of Primitive Races" by Sanger Brown, II
Among the tourists were twenty-one Knights Templar.
"A Trip to the Orient" by Robert Urie Jacob
That my preserver was no Templar knight, But only seemed so.
"The Dramatic Works of G. E. Lessing" by Gotthold Ephraim Lessing
B. Saunders, the Knight Templar; Jerome Westbrook, clerk in the First National Bank.
"The Broken Gate" by Emerson Hough
Knights Templars, institution of the order of, i.
"View of the State of Europe during the Middle Ages, Vol. 3 (of 3)" by Henry Hallam
They would not ride double, like Knight Templars.
"By Birth a Lady" by George Manville Fenn
The origin of the order of Red-cross Knights, or Templars, was very different, though its military object was nearly the same.
"The History of Chivalry" by G. P. R. James
At Graney are ruins of an Augustinian nunnery and portions of a building said to have belonged to the Knights Templars.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 15, Slice 7" by Various
A very early seal of the Knights Templars exhibits two knights riding upon one horse.
"Fictitious & Symbolic Creatures in Art" by John Vinycomb
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In poetry:

How, knight, does my intelligence deserve
Such bitter scorn? That Recha is a Christian
On you a Christian templar, and her lover,
Confers no joy.
"Nathan The Wise - Act III" by Gotthold Ephraim Lessing
That makes for me; these are so many reasons
He was no real knight, but only seemed it.
If in Jerusalem no captive templar,
Appears alive, or freely wanders round,
How could I find one, in the night, to save me?
"Nathan The Wise - Act I" by Gotthold Ephraim Lessing
Trace back his lineage, and his sires,
Yeoman or noble, you shall find
Enrolled with men of Agincourt,
Heroes who shared great Harry's mind.
Down to us come the knightly Norman fires,
And front the Templars bore.
"On The Photograph Of A Corps Commander" by Herman Melville
And though he gallop as he may,
I mark that cursed monster black
Still sits behind his honor's back,
Tight squeezing of his heart alway.
Like two black Templars sit they there,
Beside one crupper, Knight and Care.
"Atra Cura" by William Makepeace Thackeray

In news:

Court documents from the trial of the Knights Templar.
FOR as long as multinational companies have existed—and some historians trace them back to banking under the Knights Templar in 1135—they have been derided by their critics as rapacious rich-world beasts.
Why does Norway's Breivik invoke the Knights Templar.
Lawrence Ketchens #18 Knights Templar.
The Siren's Call: What really happened to the Knights Templar.
Inside Jokes From the Knights Templar to Snoopy .
Norwegian prosecutors press Breivik on 'Knights Templar '.
The "Caballeros Templarios," or Knights Templar , a quasi-religious drug cartel, controls much of Mexico's state of Michoacan.
Battling the Knights Templar .
The Knights Templar , or " Templars ," were a Christian order founded in the 10th century.
Court documents from the trial of the Knights Templar .
The priceless documents span more than a millennium, from the 8th century to modern times, and feature a cast of historical characters ranging from Martin Luther and Henry VIII to Galileo and the warrior monks of the Knights Templar .
The attacker in Norway and a Mexican drug ring both invoke the ancient Knights Templar to describe themselves.
The Knights Templar 's earliest function in around 1119 was to protect Christian pilgrims traveling to the Holy Land.
The Knights Templar have been blamed for murder and drug trafficking, but they pledge to always "protect the oppressed, the widow and the orphan.".
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