The Debate on the Trial of the Templars, 1307-1314

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"Jochen Burgtof is Professor of Medieval History in the Department of History at California State University, Fullerton, USA." "Paul F. Grawford is Assistant Professor of History at California University of Pennsylvania, USA." Helen J. Nicholson is Reader in History at Cardiff University, Wales, UK.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780754665700
  • Publisher: Ashgate Publishing, Limited
  • Publication date: 9/29/2010
  • Pages: 426
  • Product dimensions: 6.40 (w) x 9.30 (h) x 1.50 (d)

Table of Contents

Notes on Contributors

List of Abbreviations

List of Figures



Introduction 1

Part I: Before The Trial Malcolm Barber Barber, Malcolm

1 Could Alleged Templar Malpractices Have Remained Undetected for Decades? Malcolm Barber Barber, Malcolm 11

2 The Election of the Templar Master Jacques de Molay Alan Forey Forey, Alan 21

3 Institutional Dependency upon Secular and Ecclesiastical Patrons and the Foundations of the Trial of the Templars Anthony Luttrell Luttrell, Anthony 33

4 Fighting the King of France: Templars and Hospitallers in the Flemish Rebellion of 1302 Nicholas Morton Morton, Nicholas 45

5 The Monetary Fluctuations in Philip IV's Kingdom of France and Their Relevance to the Arrest of the Templars Bernard Schotte Schotte, Bernard 57

Part II: The Trial In France Ignacio de la Torre Torre, Ignacio de la

6 Terror, Torture and the Truth: The Testimonies of the Templars Revisited Ignacio de la Torre Torre, Ignacio de la 71

7 The Templars Face the Inquisition: The Papal Commission and the Diocesan Tribunals in France, 1308-11. Thomas Kromer Kromer, Thomas 87

8 Three 'Traitors' of the Temple: Was Their Truth the Whole Truth? Dale R. Streeter Streeter, Dale R. 97

9 The Trial Inventories of the Templars' Houses in France: Select Aspects David Bryson Bryson, David 105

10 On the Margins of the Templars' Trial: The Case of Bishop Guichard of Troyes Jochen Burgtorf Burgtorf, Jochen 117

11 The Involvement of the University of Paris in the Trials of Marguerite Porete and of the Templars, 1308-10 Alain Provost Provost, Alain 129

12 The Trial Depositions as Evidence of Kinship Influences in the Order of the Temple Paul F. Crawford Crawford, Paul F. 145

13 The Social Reception of the Templar Trial in Early Fourteenth-Century France: The Transmission of Information Jochen G. Schenk Schenk, Jochen G. 161

Part III: The Trial In The Iberian Peninsula Magdalena Satora Satora, Magdalena

14 Reassessing the Dissolution of the Templars: King Dinis and Their Suppression in Portugal Magdalena Satora Satora, Magdalena 171

15 Icons, Crosses and the Liturgical Objects of Templar Chapels in the Crown of Aragon Clive Porro Porro, Clive 183

16 The Extinction of the Order of the Temple in the Kingdom of Valencia and Early Montesa, 1307-30: A Case of Transition from Universalist to Territorialized Military Orders Sebastinn Salvad? Salvad?, Sebastinn 199

Part IV: The Trial In The British Isles Luis Garcia-Guijarro Ramos Ramos, Luis Garcia-Guijarro

17 King Edward II of England and the Templars Luis Garcia-Guijarro Ramos Ramos, Luis Garcia-Guijarro 215

18 The Trial of the Templars in Ireland Jeffrey S. Hamilton Hamilton, Jeffrey S. 225

19 The Hospitallers' Acquisition of the Templar Lands in England Helen J. Nicholson Nicholson, Helen J. 237

Part V: The Trial In Other Countries Simon Phillips Phillips, Simon

20 The Arrest of the Templars in Cyprus Simon Phillips Phillips, Simon 249

21 Rinaldo da Concorezzo, Archbishop of Ravenna, and the Trial of the Templars in Northern Italy Peter W. Edbury Edbury, Peter W. 259

22 The Templars and Their Trial in Sicily Elena Bellomo Bellomo, Elena 273

23 The Trial of the Templars in the County of Flanders (1307-12) Kristjan Toomaspoeg Toomaspoeg, Kristjan 285

24 The Commanderies of the Templars in the Polish Lands and Their History after the End of the Order Filip Hooghe Hooghe, Filip 301

Part VI: General Aspects And The Aftermath Maria Starnawska Starnawska, Maria

25 Templar Runaways and Renegades before, during and after the Trial Maria Starnawska Starnawska, Maria 317

26 Priests of the Order of the Temple: What Can They Tell Us? Christian Vogel Vogel, Christian 327

27 The Assimilation of Templar Properties by the Order of the Hospital Anne Gilmour-Bryson Gilmour-Bryson, Anne 339

28 'The Templars Are Everywhere': An Examination of the Myths behind Templar Survival after 1307 Theresa M. Vann Vann, Theresa M. 347

Conclusion John Walker Walker, John 359

Select Bibliography Helen J. Nicholson Nicholson, Helen J. 365

Indexes Helen J. Nicholson Nicholson, Helen J. 377

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