Holy Blood, Holy Grail - Part 2, Chapter 5, The Order behind the Scenes Summary & Analysis

Michael Baigent
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Part 2, Chapter 5, The Order behind the Scenes Summary

In the Dossiers secrets there was a quotation from an opus on the crusades by Rene Grousset. This quotation suggested that Baudouin I, the first official king of Jerusalem, came by the throne through royal tradition founded on the rock of Sion. This is confusing as Baudouin and his descendents were all elected kings. The document also claims that Godfroi de Bouillon, the older brother of Baudouin I and the conqueror of Jerusalem, founded the Priory of Sion in 1090, or 1099 according to other Prieure documents. The text associates the Abbey of Notre Dame du Mont de Sion in Jerusalem as the order's official seat.

The authors have never seen mention of the order in modern works regarding the Crusades or mention of the Abbey of Notre Dame du Mont de Sion...

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