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					The Connections Between
the Masons & the Knight’sTemplar

Pam Chatikavanij
Who are the Knights Templar?

   6/135 members
    were real Knights.
   11 were priests
   others were smiths,
    tanners, tailors,
    shoe makers,
    gardeners, and cow
    and sheepherders
1307 Templar Mass Arrest

   1307 a mass arrest
    of the Templar.
   Under King Phillip’s
    order.
   The trial lasted 7
    years.
The Charges were :

   Sacrilegious acts on
    the cross.
   Denial of God.
   Obscene kisses.
   Neglecting & abusing
    their duties by using
    stature.
The Masons

   About 3 millions
    members in the
    U.S.
 About 700
  thousand in U.K.
 Millions more
  around the
  world.
U.S. President Members :

 George Washington, Andrew
 Jackson, James Polk, Andrew
 Johnson, James Garfield,
 Howard Taft, Franklin
 Roosevelt, Harry Truman and
 Gerald Ford.
Other Famous Members :

 The Founding Fathers.
 8/56 signatures on the Declaration
  of Independence.
 9 signatures in the Constitution.
Religious Beliefs.

   Masons                   Templars
   not structured           rejected by the
    around Christianity       Pope: link to God.
   reject Atheism           Constantly running
   require to believe        and hiding.
    in some sort of          New form of
    Supreme Being             communication:
                              more on a
                              personal, and
                              private basis.
Clothing

   Masons             Templars
   Apprentice         decorate
    receives a          themselves in
    Masonic Apron       only sheepskin
    made of            Require
    sheepskin           sheepskin girdle
   Badge of            symbolize purity
    innocence and       and innocence.
    purity
Masonic Apron
Kirkwall Scroll

   Sinclair: contain
    information about
    the location of the
    Holy Grail.
   Templars used to
    pass on knowledge
    to the Masons during
    the Crusade.
Opposing View Point

 Roach : impossible, 4 century
  overlap.
 Dr.Dickson : Sinclair own agenda
  affected his thought process. The
  outcome of iconography favor what
  Sinclair wanted to believe.
 Stuart Beattie : the
  scroll could have
  been a “floor
  cloth”.
 Made by William
  Graeme.

				
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