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 The following are the names and possible origins of the first known
Knights of the Order when it was founded in 1118 or 1119


Hugh de Payns

Godfroi de St Omer

André de Montbard

Payen de Montdidier

Archambaud de St Amand

Godfroi de Sablé

Geoffroi Bisot


Robert de Craon

A vassal of Hughes I, Count of Champagne

Son of Hughes de St Omer

Uncle of Bernard of Clairvaux

From the ruling family of Flanders

Also from the ruling family of Flanders

A Cistercian


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