Medieval News: Jacques de Molay, Templar, died on this day in 1314

Today is the 700th anniversary of the death of Jacques de Molay who was the head of the Kinghts Templar. His death marked the end of the Catholic military monastic order the Kinghts Templar, that for 200 years defended the Holy Land including Jerusalem. They were heavily involved in the Crusade.

For a short summery read the medieval news blog

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