Lies being taught;
Knight Templar’s were ‘Christian’ warrior, who who fought for protection of holy land.
Now the truth;
King Solomon and rebuilding of 3rd temple is central to Freemasonry.
The Knights Templars : According to Guillaume de Tyre the Order of the Poor Knights of Christ and the Temple of Solomon was founded in 1118. Its founder is said to be one Hugues de Payen, a noble man from Champagne and vassal of the count of Champagne. One day Hugues, unsolicited, presented himself with eight comrades at the palace of Baudouin I, king of Jerusalem, whose elder brother, Godfroi de Bouillori, had captured the Holy City nineteen years earlier. Boudouin seems to have received then most cordially, as did the patriarch of Jerusalem the religious leader of the new kingdom and special emissary of the Pope. The number nine is based on historical set of nine heroes called “nine worthies”. The Nine Worthies are nine historical, scriptural, mythological or semi-legendary personages who were established in the middle ages as a set of heroes personifying the ideals of chivalry. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nine_Worthies.
The declared objective of the Templar's, Guillaume de Tyre continues, was, “as far as their strength permitted, they should protect pilgrims on the holy land’s highways and byways” So worthy was this objective apparently that the king King Baldwin provided them with lodging in the al-Aqsa mosque, which was, according to the Crusaders, built on the location of the former Temple of Solomon and from this the fledgling order derived its name.
For nine years, Guillaume de Tyre tells us, the nine knights admitted no new candidates to their order. They were still supposed to be living in poverty such poverty that official seals show two knights riding a single horse, implying not only a (Masonic) brotherhood, but also a penury that precluded separate mounts. This style of seal is often regarded as the most famous and distinctive of Templar devices, descending from the first days of the order. Although their ostensible objective was Christian but they desire to be lodged in the ruins of ‘Temple of Solomon’ (The first temple of Judea) led us to believe otherwise. The objective were ;-
a) Protection of temple of Judea.
b) To find the lost “Ark of Covenant”, whose last hiding place had been underneath the Temple of Solomon.
c) To find the hidden secrets and mysteries of temple of Solomon the first temple of Judea. Much of the rituals of forth degree in Masonry namely chapter is based on this part of History when nine Knights dug under the temple to know the hidden mysteries of Temple Judea believed to lying therein. Under the Temple they are believed to have found scrolls (as per the rituals in freemasonry) and 'Treasure (vast deposits of Gold)'.
True as masons keep their secrets. These knights also kept their secret about “temple of Solomon” with them but used their knowledge and treasure 'Treasure (vast deposits of Gold)' gained from digging under the 1st Temple of Judea to their fame.
Within a decade the Templars fame spread to Europe. Ecclesiastical authorities spoke highly of them and extolled their “Christian” undertaking. By 1128 or shortly thereafter, a tract lauding their virtues and qualities was issued by no less a person than Saint Bernard, abbot of Chairvaux and the age’s chief spokesman for Christendom. Was it bought?
After nine years in 1127, most of the nine knights returned to Europe and a triumphal welcome, orchestrated in large part by Saint Bernard. In January 1128 a Church council was convened at Troyes court of the count of champagne, Hugues de Payen’s liege lord at which Bernard was again the guiding spirit. At this council the Templar's were officially recognized and incorporated as a religious military order. Hugues de Payen was given the title of Grand Master. He and his subordinates were to be warrior monks, soldier mystics, combining the austere discipline of the cloister with a martial zeal tantamount of fanaticism a “militia of Christ” as they were called at the time. And it was again Saint Bernard who helped to draw up, with an enthusiastic preface, a rule based on that of the Cistercian monastic order, in which Bernard himself was a dominant influence.
Genuine zeal for keeping the Holy Land in Christian hands led both secular and church authorities to make vast donations to the Templars. Based on their new found 'Treasure (vast deposits of Gold)' they were also able to influence the church as well as the King. In 1139, a papal bull was issued by Pope Innocent II, a former Cistercian monk at Clairvaux and protégé of Saint Bernard. According to this bull the Templars would owe allegiance to no secular or ecclesiastical power other than the Pope himself. In other words, they were rendered totally independent of all kings, princes, and prelates, and of all interference from both political and religious authorities. They had become, in effect, a law unto themselves, an autonomous international empire. With their new carte blanche from the Vatican, the Knights Templar expanded at a staggering rate, both in numbers and political force, amassing vast estates in over a dozen countries. Throughout, Europe younger sons of noble families flocked to enroll in the orders ranks, and vast donations in money, goods and land were made from every quarter of Christendom. They began extending credit to bankrupt royals and charging interest in return, thereby establishing modern banking and broadening their wealth and influence still further. To this day protectors of Temple of Judean or Jews continue to be masters of Banking which they had begun during their Templar days. Gold standard began with Templars. percusars to Freemasons whose undisputed King till today is Rothschild.
Today’s One Dollar bill Still contains the Masonic symbol of a Master Mason.
During the two decades following the Council of Troyes the order expanded with extraordinary rapidity and on an extraordinary scale. After the recognition of the Order, Hughes de Payens himself set out on a European trip, soliciting land and money from royalty and nobility. When Hugues de Payen visited England in late 1128, he was received with “great worship” by King Henry I. He founded the first Templar site in that country, on the site of what is now London’s Holborn Underground Station.
If Templar's were Christian, why were Templar’s site different from Churches, but they were - because Templar’s were /are Jewish. Freemasons are descendants of Templar’s. All Masonic “rites” or “observances” are direct descent from Building of King Solomon’s temple or 1st Temple of Judea and furthered by the Templar order from the period they had dug underneath the ruins of Temple of Judea during Templar’s days.
By advent of time Jewish rituals of Templar’s became more and more apparent. By the 1300s, Pope Clement V decided that something had to be done. Working in concert with France’s King Philippe IV, the Pope devised an ingeniously planned operation to quash the Templar's and seize their treasures. In a military maneuver worthy of the CIA, Pope Clement issued secret sealed orders to be opened simultaneously by his soldiers all across Europe on Friday, October 13 of 1307.
At dawn on the thirteenth, the documents were unsealed and their contents revealed. Clement’s letter claimed that god had visited him in a vision and warned him that the knights Templar were heretics guilty of devil worship, defiling the cross, and other blasphemous behavior. Pope Clement had been asked by god to cleanse the earth by rounding up all the knights and torturing them until they confessed their crimes against God. Clement’s Machiavellian operation came off with clockwork precision. On that day, countless knights were capture, tortured mercilessly, and finally burned at the stake as heretics. Echoes of the tragedy still resonated in modern culture; to this day, Friday the thirteenth is considered unlucky.
After the Templar's demise, the mystique surrounding it persisted. The final recorded act in the orders history had been the burning of the last Grand Master, Jacques de Molay, in March 1314. As the smoke from the slow fire choked the life from his body; Jacques de Molay is said to have issued an imprecation from the flames. According to tradition he called his persecutors Pope Clement and King Philippe to join him and account for themselves before the court of God within the year. Within a month Pope Clement was dead, supposedly from a sudden onslaught of dysentery. By the end of the year Philippe was dead as well. Many French Freemasons, in conspiring against King Louis Philippe XVI, felt they were helping to implement Jacques de Molay’s dying curse on the French line. When the king’s head fell beneath the guillotine, an unknown man is reported to have leaped onto the scaffold. He dipped his hand in the monarch’s blood, flung it out over the surrounding throng and cried, “Jacques de Molay, thou are avenged!”
After having taken over USA with the the help of French King Louis XVI, they deposed him soon thereafter. Thus began the quest for New World Order (NWO) in Europe, a world free from the rule of church and Monarchy and (unsaid) to re-establish rule of Jews which rule had came to an end in 931 BC with the destruction of 1st Temple of Judea or Temple built by king Solomon.