Execution Site of Jacques de Molay in Paris, France

Published: 13/08/2019
Execution Site of Jacques de Molay in Paris, France
Source: WWW.ATLASOBSCURA.COM

On March 18, 1314, Jacques de Molay was burnt at the stake near this site on Ile de Cite in the middle of the Seine in Paris . Up to the moment of his untimely demise, he was the last Grand Master of the Knights Templar, a powerful religious organization established during the Crusades. The Knights Templar had amassed a great deal of wealth and influence and thus became targets of retribution, bot

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