Tag Archive: Knights Templars

Oct 13

October 13: Knights Templars and Friday the 13th

A Templar knight

The Knights Templars Arrested (1307): Unlucky 13? It was on this date, October 13, 1307 – and presumably on a Friday – that King Philip IV (“the Fair”) of France arrested all of the Templar Knights. The religious order had been the subject of rumors of blasphemy and irreligious practices, but in fact the Knights …

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Apr 29

April 29: The Age of Chivalry

The Age of Chivalry was steeped in corruption, theft, violence, and every imaginable (and some unimaginable) sexual deviations, including rape, incest, pederasty, prostitution and general sexual license.

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