About Templars

 

Below is the hierarchy of the Templars.
The Grand Master
Absolute ruler over the order answered only to the Papacy

Seneschal
Acted as both deputy and advisor to the Grand Master

Commander of the Kingdom of Jerusalem
Was in charge of The area and had same powers as Grand Master within his own jurisdiction

Commander of the City of Jerusalem
Was in charge of the area and had same powers as Grand Master within his own jurisdiction

Commander of Tripoli and Antioch
Was in charge of the area and had same powers as Grand Master within his own jurisdiction

Drapier
The Drapier was in charge of the Templar Garments

Commander of Houses
Acted as lieutenants to higher authorities within the order but carried little actual power themselves

Commander of Knights
Like the Commander of houses, acted as lieutenants to higher authorities within the order. They carried little actual power themselves

Knight Brothers
These were the warriors who wore the white tunic and cross. Each was equipped with three horses and armaments

Turcoplier
The purpose of the Turcolier was to command the brother sergeants in battle. The Turcopolier would lead the march along with a guard of knights

Under Marshal
The Undermarshal was in charge of the footmen and the equipment

Standard Bearer
The Standard Bearer was one of the sergeants and charged with carrying the order's banner

Sergeant Brothers
These warriors were support troops and did not have to be nobaly born. Although similarly equipped to a full knight, the seargeants had one horse and no squires under them

Turcopoles
These were the local troops who would fight along side the Templars. Similar to the sergeants

Sick and Elderly Brothers
No longer active members but still members of the order