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Godfrey St Omer

Birth1100
 
Godfrey appears to have been born "Geoffrey" and changed his name to Godfrey."
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Crusades
Knight, Belgium
Flemish knight and one of the founding members of the Knights Templar in 1119.
European Battles
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
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  • Hugues de Payens and Godfrey de Saint-Omer
  • Knights Templar Documentary 2014
 
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