Godfrey St Omer
Godfrey appears to have been born "Geoffrey" and changed his name to Godfrey."
Flemish knight and one of the founding members of the Knights Templar in 1119.
Godfrey and Hugh des Payen were the two founders of the "Templers" in 1119.
Painting: King Baldwin II of Jerusalem, assigning the captured Al Aqsa Mosque to Hugues de Payens and Godfrey, to use as their headquarters. The Crusaders called the structure the Temple of Solomon, and it was from this location that the Order tooks its name, as Templars