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Hugues de Payens and Godfrey de Saint-Omer

Hugues de Payens and Godfrey de Saint-Omer

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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Updated: 8-9-2016
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