Knights Templar

The Grand Priory of Knights Templar in the United Kingdom


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With the exception of published press releases, material must not be reproduced without the express permission of the Grand Priory.

The OSMTH cross pattée logo and the words "Ordo Supremus Militaris Templi Hierosolymitani" are a collective trademark and are subject to international trademark protection under registration number E2758308 - click [here] for the trademark's official entry presented on the UK Government's Register of Trademarks website at the UK Patent Office. The marks are protected internationally as an EU Community Trademark and therefore are likewise protected from unauthorised use Worldwide under the provisions of the GATT International Law facility.

This trademark protection extends to, but is not limited to, any publication (in any format including electronic and Internet publishing) or using any part of these words or the cross pattée logo in any context relating to religious and political history, peace initiatives, human rights or fund raising for humanitarian relief.


Statutory Information

The full title of the Order is The Grand Priory of Knights Templar in the United Kingdom.

OSMTH is the only Knights Templar order officially recognised by the United Nations' Economic and Social Council as a Non-Governmental Organisation in Special Consultative Status - see our entry listing on the United Nations website at

The Templar Pilgrimage Trust (OTJ) is registered with the UK Charity Commission (Registration Number 326561) - click [here] to view to the UK Government's Charity Commission entry for this Trust.

The Templar Heritage Trust is currently administered by an Organising Committee, and its funds are held under an arrangement with the Charities Aid Foundation. After further development work, the Organising Committee plans to apply for a separate registration for THT with the Charity Commission - see for more information about the Charities Aid Foundation.

Ordo Supremus Militaris Templi Hierosolymitani (OSMTH) is registered as a charitable organisation under Swiss Registry Number CH-660.1972999-4.



This is the official website of the Grand Priory of Knights Templar in the United Kingdom, and it incorporates material from previous websites developed by Geoff Beck CTJ, and Stella Barnardi GCTK. The history articles are the work of many people, not least, Denys Le Fevre GCTJ who deserves a special mention for his history of the Order since the revival period.

If you experience any problems when using this site, or feel that you have material that might warrant inclusion, please feel free to contact the webmaster via the Contact page.

DISCLAIMER: Whilst we take all reasonable steps to ensure the integrity of external web links, neither the Grand Priory (its Officers or representatives) nor OSMTH are responsible for the content of external websites linked via this site. No liability is accepted for any outcome as a result of connecting to a referred link, whether directly or indirectly.