Molay, Jacques de


molay, jacques de

last grand master of the Knights Templars, an order of knighthood founded during the Crusades that had attained extensive power and wealth. He failed to exercise effective leadership at the time of the suppression of the order by King Philip IV the Fair of France and Pope Clement V.

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Encyclopedia Britannica, 2008. Encyclopedia Britannica Online.
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