Sir John rode to the preceptory and hammered fiercely on its oaken door.
Bisham at one time belonged to the Knights Templars, who founded here a preceptory.
Some of the old houses in Falkirk were once occupied by the knights of St. John, who had a preceptory near the place.
But how was he to account for his appearance in such an unseemly garb at the preceptory.
One of the last retreats of the denounced religion in its adversity, was the preceptory of St. Anthony, in Leith.
On the rising ground at the S. of the village are the remains of a preceptory of the Knights Templars, founded in the 12th cent.
A relic of antiquity may yet be seen on its slopes—obscure remains of a preceptory of the Knights Templars.
Though ye should be driven oot o' the preceptory the morn, ye'll no gang empty-handed; and that same's a blessin.
Strongbow founded a preceptory for Templars at Kilmainham in 1174, and it became rich and powerful.
Other ecclesiastical buildings were the monasteries of Blackfriars and Greyfriars and the preceptory of Maisondieu .