The church of this place is very curious, and is said to have been built by the Knights Templars, about the year 1260.
The Knights Templars were already established in Portugal in 1126.
He first promised the Knights Templars one-third of whatever they might conquer in the future, if they defended the Alemtejo.
Far ahead, he knew, were the Knights Templars, who had taken the advance.
During this episcopate occurred the trial of the Knights Templars in the chapter-house.
It has preserved for us such memorials of the Knights Templars as still survive.
The order of Knights Templars was founded to escort the caravans and protect them in wild and dangerous places.
I know of no establishment that the Knights Templars had in this neighbourhood.
He was buried with great pomp by the Knights Templars, of which order his father was a distinguished member.
This building had originally been a fortress of the Knights Templars.