|Order||Knights Templar then Knights Hospitaller|
|Important associated figures||Odo of Bayeux|
|Location||Templecombe, Somerset, England|
One of the manors within the parish was held by Earl Leofwine. It was awarded to Bishop Odo of Bayeux after the Norman Conquest. It was his descendant Serlo FitzOdo who granted it to the Knights Templar who established a preceptory in the village in 1185.
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