The Latin Rule was specific codes for the Templar Order. Its 72 clauses defined the ideal behaviour for the Knights, such as the types of garments they were to wear and how to eat. As the Order grew, more guidelines were added, and the original list of 72 clauses was expanded to several hundred in its final form. Some of my family were these knights.

The Latin Rule was specific codes for the Templar Order. Its 72 clauses defined the ideal behaviour for the Knights, such as the types of garments they were to wear and how to eat. As the Order grew, more guidelines were added, and the original list of 72 clauses was expanded to several hundred in its final form. Some of my family were these knights.

This perfect image of a knight kneeling down bearing the holy cross perfectly represents the type of society present during the middle ages and the Canterbury Tales.

This perfect image of a knight kneeling down bearing the holy cross perfectly represents the type of society present during the middle ages and the Canterbury Tales.

Kingdom:  In the #Kingdom ~ The Knight's Oath.

Kingdom: In the #Kingdom ~ The Knight's Oath.

One of many, many variations of the Medieval Knights Code Of Chivalry.  No one region, kingdom or country had a unified code, although they did share various aspects between them.  The "Rule" of the Knights Templar had 76 parts.

One of many, many variations of the Medieval Knights Code Of Chivalry. No one region, kingdom or country had a unified code, although they did share various aspects between them. The "Rule" of the Knights Templar had 76 parts.

Kill body's! !!!!!!

Kill body's! !!!!!!

The seat of the Knights Templar in Portugal....sort of reminds me of something....if I could only put my finger on it....hmmm....a mushroom perhaps?

The seat of the Knights Templar in Portugal....sort of reminds me of something....if I could only put my finger on it....hmmm....a mushroom perhaps?

Knights Templar:  #Knightly Orders.

Knights Templar: #Knightly Orders.

Grand Masters of the Knights Templar Poster by williammarshalstore.deviantart.com on @DeviantArt

Grand Masters of the Knights Templar Poster by williammarshalstore.deviantart.com on @DeviantArt

Knights Templar:  Almourol Castle, Portugal, was once a #Knights #Templar stronghold during the Reconquista.

Knights Templar: Almourol Castle, Portugal, was once a #Knights #Templar stronghold during the Reconquista.

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