The History of Leith

February 28, 2007

Scottish Knights Templar

In 1312 by the Papal Bull “Ad Providam” all assets of the Order of the Temple were given to Knights Hospitaller or Order of St. John except for Spain where they were succeeded by the Order of Montesa and Portugal where they became the Order of Christ and in Scotland the Order combined with the Hospitallers and continued as The Order of St John and the Temple until the reformation. When Sir James Sandilands, the last Preceptor of the Order converted to Protestantism during the reformation, the Order in Scotland is thought to have ceased. for more click here

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