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The History of the Order

Who founded the Order of the Holy Sepulchre? When was the Order founded? Should the honor go to Saint James the Less, called the Just, the first Bishop of Jerusalem, who could be considered a guardian and defender of the Tomb of Our Lord? Was the nucleus of the Knighthood in the association formed by Saint Helena to watch the Tomb by day and by night? Did Emperor Charlemagne found the Order?

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