Osprey - Knight Templar 1120-1312


Osprey - Knight Templar 1120-1312
Also published as: Warrior 91

Author: Helen Nicholson
Illustrator: Wayne Reynolds
Publisher: Osprey Publishing Co, Oct 2004
ISBN 1-84176-670-4
Softcover, 64 pages, measures (in inches) 0.25 x 9.75 x 7.25

About this Book
The order of the Temple was a military-religious organization that was set up to protect pilgrims and settlers in the Holy Land. The Templars believed they were God's warriors fighting on God's behalf and developed a fearsome reputation among the neighbouring Muslim rulers.

This book examines the men who joined the order and why they joined it, focusing on those who fought in the Holy Land. Based on contemporary sources it provides an effective insight into the daily lives of the warriors, from their admission ceremony to their training, organization in the field, and how they fought in battle.


  • Introduction
  • Chronology
  • Recruitment & Admission
  • Belief & Belonging
  • Training
  • Appearance and Equipment
  • Living Conditions: on campaign
  • Experience of battle
  • Museums & Re-enactment
  • Glossary
  • Bibliography
  • Colour plate commentaries
  • Index

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