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[1 Apr 2010 | No Comment | ]

The mystic ladder pertains particularly to us as Knights Kadosh, as the type of our order. It is composed of two ascents or supports that remind us of the compact which took place between Philip the Fair and Pope Clement the V, and the strength of that union which was given against our predecessors. The reunion of the two ascents or supports, and the seven steps of which it is composed, give an exact idea of the seven conditions which Philip imposed on Beltian de Goth, when he was Archbishop of Bordeaux, to be seated in the chair of St. Peter, when he obligated him to participate in the destruction of the Knights Templars.

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[1 Apr 2010 | One Comment | ]

The Collegiate Church of St. Matthew or Rosslyn Chapel (as it is more popularly known) was built in the mid-15th century by the First Earl of Caithness, William Sinclair (St. Clair). The chapel and neighbouring castle are located in the village of Roslin, Midlothian, Scotland.

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[1 Apr 2010 | No Comment | ]

Near Edinburgh, Scotland, stands Rosslyn Chapel, one of the most ornately-carved 15th century medieval stone chapels in all of Europe. In more recent times, Rosslyn has become more widely known, as the building and its history were featured in the movie, The Da Vinci Code. Although Rosslyn is officially known as the Collegiate Church of St. Matthew and is today an active Scottish Episcopal church, the chapel retains its special historic legacy for all to see and experience.

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[1 Apr 2010 | 2 Comments | ]

THM: Readers of our magazine are very interested in the project that you are soon to commence. For many years popular authors have given a plethora of theories as to what might be buried beneath Rosslyn Chapel. Do you have any theories yourself as to what secrets may lie beneath or within the chapel?

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[1 Apr 2010 | No Comment | ]

A video showing some discoveries made by Alan Butler and John Ritchie during their field research for their latest book, Rosslyn Revealed.

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[1 Apr 2010 | 3 Comments | ]

This carving, found at Rosslyn Chapel appears to depict two riders on a single horse – an image used on the Templar seal. As such, the carving has been used by many authors to prove a Templar connection to the Scottish Chapel.

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[1 Apr 2010 | 9 Comments | ]

Central to the accusations brought against the Knights Templar was that they worshipped an idol, said to have taken the form of a head or sometimes a black cat. The Fifth category of accusations states that the brothers practiced idol worship of a cat or a head.

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[1 Apr 2010 | 4 Comments | ]

Many accusations were leveled against the Knights Templar during the trials that the Order worshiped a head of some sort. The question remains as to what this head was and what was its significance if any to the order?

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[1 Apr 2010 | One Comment | ]

In his 1972 science fiction novel, Baphomet’s Meteor, French author Pierre Barbet crafts an entertaining story of alternative history about the Knights Templar and the demonic entity known as Baphomet. In the alternate dimension that is the province of Barbet’s book, Baphomet is a stranded extraterrestrial whose alliance with the Templars provides them with the scientific edge and atomic weaponry to create an empire in order to serve Baphomet’s outer-space motives.

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[1 Apr 2010 | One Comment | ]

Alphonse Louis Constant was born the son of a shoemaker in 1810. At an early age he caught the attentions of a Parish Priest who arranged for Alphonse to be sent to the seminary of Saint Nichols du Chardonnet and latterly to Saint Sulpice. It was here that he studied Roman Catholicism with the intent of joining the Priesthood.