ne of the preceptories that were owned by the Knights Templar. The site was donated by William de Peverall, the constable of Dover. It is situated around 3 miles to the north west of Dover. In 1213 the preceptory was the location of a meeting btween King John and the papal legate Pandulph.
King John made his first act of submission to the Pope's envoy at Temple Ewell after the papal legate Pandulph asked members of the Knights Templar to arrange the meeting. Temple Ewell was a Templar preceptory located near Dover. ¹
3D Virtual Reconstructions
Transport yourself back up to a thousand years and explore historical buildings as they may have appeared in the past. Built using the popular game development tool Unity 3D, these reconstructions will run in the most of the popular web browsers on your desktop or laptop computer.
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Selection of references used:
1. Rev. H. W. Phillott, Dioresan Histories Hereford, 1888