Introduction; Chronology; Recruitment & Admission; Belief & Belonging; Training; Appearance and Equipment; Conditions of Service; on campaign; Experience of battle; Colour plate commentary; Museums & Re-enactment; Index
Helen Nicholson is senior lecturer in history at Cardiff University. She has written extensively on the history of the military orders, the crusades in general and the Templars in particular. Her best-known publications include: 'The Knights Templar: A New History' (Sutton Publishing, 2001) and 'Templars, Hospitallers and Teutonic Knights: Images of the Military Orders 1128-1291' (Leicester University Press, 1993). Wayne Reynolds was born in Leeds, UK, and attended art college in Middlesborough. He has worked as a professional artist since 1991, and has created material for many gaming companies, working on figures, landscapes and interiors, as well as providing core characterisation. He is best known for his work on titles such as '2000AD', 'Slaine', and 'Judge Dredd'. Wayne is also a keen modeller and historical re-enactor.