Humbert de Pairaud

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Humbert de Pairaud was a dignitary of the Knights Templar in France and England from 1261 to 1275. He came from a noble family from Forez[1] an old French province. He was installed as the commander of Ponthieu[2] in 1257, master of the province of France (1261 and 1265), master of England and of Aquitaine between 1266 and 1271, and in the same period was the Visitor of France and England.[3] Under his leadership, the following individuals were received into the Templars:


  1. ^ Alain Demurger, Jacques de Molay - Le crépuscule des templiers, Payot & Rivages, coll. « Biographie Payot », Paris, 2002, 390 p. (ISBN 2-228-89628-4), p. 54
  2. ^ Today a commune of Oisemont
  3. ^ Barbara Frale, L'ultima battaglia dei Templari: dal codice ombra d'obbedienza militare alla costruzione del processo per eresia, Viella, coll. «libri di Viella», Rome, 2001, 337 p. (ISBN 88-8334-037-X)