Knightfall factoid: Templars as Businessmen

Knightfall factoid: Templars as Businessmen

With their growing wealth, at one time the Templar owned pretty much everything in Jerusalem.

By investing their money in outside ventures, from farms to textile they began to make a massive profit. With the return from these investments, they would buy up massive amounts of land which included the whole island of Cyprus.

Since in order to become a Templar one would have to give up all material wealth, all the money was reinvested back into the organization rather than spread about to individual Templar.

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