The Siege of Acre in 1291 CE was the final fatal blow to Christian Crusader ambitions in the Holy Land. Acre had always been the most important Christian-held port in the Levant, but when it finally fell on 18 May 1291 CE to the armies of the Mamluk Sultan Khalil, the Christians were forced to flee for good and seek refuge on Cyprus. The Fall of Acre, as the shocking defeat became widely known in the West, was the last chapter of the Crusade story in the Middle East.
Estas ordens, nascidas na Terra Santa (Templária, Teutônica, Hospitalária, etc.) foram a realização do sonho medieval de unir a fé e a guerra justa. Mas, pela sua própria natureza, provocaram uma ruptura grave no seio da Cavalaria secular. Ao retirar do século Cavaleiros de alta envergadura espiritual e temporal, muita vezes originários de grandes linhagens,…
THE TEMPLAR FLEET 1307 The general belief is that the Templar fleet of La Rochelle went to Scotland, but the fleet which traveled to Great Britain was not a massive Armada. At the time La Rochelle was used by the Templar's for the Import & Export of Wine, so all the Templar's would have moved were barrel's of Wine. Wine barrel's can hold a variety of objects and the abundance of Templar and Grail lore in Scotland point to a great treasure moving from mainland Europe to Scotland in Barrels.