SIX HANDS & ONE 'LODGE'
[Templar > Masonic Lodge]

MEASURE THE BUILDING TO SEE WHAT IT TELLS US
4 palms and 2 hands, or 30 fingers.
6 hands x 5 fingers/thumbs = 30 digits
The height of the building is 30', and the
3 + 3 hands = 33. Both numbers are be important

#30 = the 30th Masonic degree - see below right column
#33 = 33 days - see below, also 33 degrees to Masonry

NOTE: 33, THE AGE THAT JESUS WAS WHEN HE WAS MURDERED - 33 DEGREES IN MASONRY - COINCIDENCE?

Hands were used as an ancient form of measurement, as were palms, fingers, thumbs. 6 hands = 24 fingers; 6 hands = 30 digits with fingers and thumbs.
Egyptian measurements [db = finger units]
1 palm = 4 db = 75 mm = 2.95 inches

1 hand = 5 db = 93¾ mm = 3.7 inches
1 ordinary cubit = 24 db = 450 mm = 1.48 feet
1 royal cubit, mh = 28 db = 525 mm = 1.72 feet
THE IMPORTANCE OF 33
From, and including, Monday, March 18, 1314 (Julian calendar), death of Grand Master, Jacques de Molay, to, but not including, Saturday, April 20, 1314 (Julian calendar) death of Pope Clement V. It is 33 days from the start date to the end date, but not including the end date. This is the 33 depicted in image. It seems that the images are telling us a story about the Templars and the atrocities that befell them at the 'hand' of Pope Clement V and King Philip IV of France. Could the Templars also hold a secret meaning for their existence? Follow with me through the plates and we shall see.
HE LOST BOOK OF NOSTRADAMUS
PLATE # 29

[To view larger plate image - click on picture]
I believe strongly that this image should be # 6 or #7
to follow plates 5 & 6


In plate #29 we see six hands above a building, which might be a medieval church but there are no crosses atop the steeples - see clipart at right for example of medieval church. The building in plate 4 does not seem to represent a castle either. We conclude that the building is merely a building for other purposes.

4 palms and 2 hands and 30 fingers/thumbs are depicted

The hands on the left side of the center tower seem somewhat larger than the hands on the right, but perhaps that doesn't matter, except to say that the top two hands are left hands; the middle two hands are right hands, and the bottom two hands are left hands, which may indicate palms and hands. The hands seem to be presenting this building to us much the way a model positions her hands to present an object.

The obvious number indicated by the 'hands' is 3 & 3 = 33 or 3 + 3 = 6. Now consider Freemasonry, which has 33 degrees, and this is significant place to look. Let's consider the 30th degree, which is represented by POPE CLEMENT V, who was Pope when Grand Master, Jacques de Molay was murdered in 1314 - see Plate #6. Pope Clement V dropped dead the same year, Hurrah and Hallelujah, you had it coming to ya - or so the hands are saying. Clement V was born at Villandraut in Gascony, France in year 1264, and died at Roquemaure, 20 April, 1314. Not done yet - IN ADDITION, the 30th degree also represents King Philip IV of France, who also died this very same year. Philip was born October 5, 1285 and died November 29, 1314.

King Philip IV carried out the destruction of the order of the Knights Templar, and laid the foundations of the national monarchy of France.
Grand Master of the Knights Templar, Jacques de Molay, was murdered on March 18, 1314.

Henry VII, King of Germany from 1308 and Holy Roman Emperor from 1312. He lived c. 1275 - August 24, 1313, was elected November 27th, 1308, was in quarrel with Pope Clement V, who interfered on behalf of the kings' kinsman Robert, and Henry's sudden death, which was ascribed by the suspicions of that age to poison given in the Eucharistic cup by his Dominican confessor on August 24, 1313. There may be another murder here to keep in mind.

Consider the 30th Masonic degree - Why, when previous and post degrees deal with Egyptian depictions and meanings, does the 30th degree use King Philip IV and Pope Clement V as their 30th degree. Because they killed Jacques de Molay - that's why!
THE 30TH DEGREE = KNIGHT KADOSH, or,
KNIGHT OF THE WHITE AND BLACK EAGLE
Strong's Hebrew Concordance on 'KADOSH'

#6918 qadowsh kaw-doshe' or qadosh {kaw-doshe'}; from #6942; sacred (ceremonially or morally); God (by eminence), an angel, a saint, a sanctuary; holy (One), saint. #6942 qadash kaw-dash' a primitive root; to be (causatively, make, pronounce or observe as) clean (ceremonially or morally); appoint, bid, consecrate, dedicate, defile, hallow, (be, keep) holy(-er, place), keep, prepare, proclaim, purify, sanctify(-ied one, self),wholly.

The 30th Degree is one of the most important of all degrees in Masonry - it's entire implication pays tribute to the Order of Templars.  "Formed in 1118 after the First Crusade, the purpose of the Order of Templars was to guard pilgrims to the Holy Land. Kings and Popes supported the military Order of noble fighting men, and it became so vastly wealthy and powerful that Philip IV [the Fair] of France coveted its riches. He conspired and entered into devious plots with ambitious priests in high places, destroyed the Order, confiscated its properties and burned at the stake its Grand Master, Jacques DeMolay, for refusal to violate his vow and reveal the secrets of the Order. Political tyranny and spiritual despotism are as real now as then. We must continually combat arbitrary and unscrupulous power that keeps the people in the chains of ignorance." Source: Clausen's Commentaries on Morals and Dogma 1974.




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