Richard de Bures

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Richard de Bures
Blason Bures-sur-Yvette.svg
Coat of arms of Richard de Bures
Grand Master of the Knights Templar
In office
Personal details
Born Unknown
Died May 1247
Nationality French

Richard de Bures (? – May 1247) may have been seventeenth Grand Master of the Knights Templar, from 1245 to 1247, although many sources make no mention of him.[1][2][3][4] It is possible he simply acted as a Master during Périgord's captivity.

Religious titles
Preceded by
Armand de Périgord
Grand Master of the Knights Templar
Succeeded by
Guillaume de Sonnac


  1. ^ Barber, Malcolm (2012). The New Knighthood: A History of the Order of the Temple. Canto Classics. Cambridge University Press. ISBN 978-1-1076-0473-5.
  2. ^ Barber, Malcolm (2006). The Trial of the Templars. Canto Classics (2nd ed.). Cambridge University Press. ISBN 978-1-1076-4576-9.
  3. ^ Madden, Thomas F. (2013). The Concise History of the Crusades. Critical Issues in World and International History (3rd ed.). Rowman & Littlefield Publishers. ISBN 978-1-4422-1575-7.
  4. ^ Tyerman, Christopher (2009). God's War: A New History of the Crusades (2nd ed.). Belknap Press. ISBN 978-0-6740-3070-1.