The Templars were closely tied to the Crusades; when the Holy Land was lost, support for the order faded. Rumours about the Templars' secret initiation ceremony created distrust, and King Philip IV of France – deeply in debt to the order – took advantage of this distrust to destroy them and erase his debt.
Medieval knights collection. Personal project, started from small thumbnails in between work, and grown up to this. Every character has his personal "historical time of existing", weapon and "speciality" Hope you like it friends)