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German Medieval Knights Templar in Armor Collectible Figure With Sword is NEW from the 2012 Summit Collection. Crafted of solid pewter and meticulously hand pained with gold accents. Measures 4 in. tall and 2 in. wide.
The Knights Templars first established the chief house of their order in England. In all parts of Europe wherever they were settled, the Templars possessed vast privileges and immunities, which were conceded to them by popes, kings, and princes.
The houses most known in this territorial division of the order In Germany are those in the electorate of Mayence, at Homburg, Assenheim, Rotgen in the Rhingau, Mongberg in the Marche of Brandenbourg, Nuitz on the Rhine, Tissia Altmunmunster near Ratisbon in Bavaria, Bamberg, Middlebourg, Hall and Brunswick.
The Templars possessed the fiefs of Rorich, Pausin and Wildenheuh in Pomerania, an establishment at Bach in Hungary, several lordships in Bohemia and Moravia, and lands, tithes, and large revenues, the gifts of pious German crusaders.