The 14th century France is plunged into the endless war with England, and the plague has already reduced the population. There is, however, a refuge of people who try to escape all the horrors. It is the Commandery of the Hospitaller knights.
Low-born captain Thomas Cortemain is in jail, risking torture and execution for masterminding the embezzlement from the Hospitallers. His knight-accomplice Giraud is redeemed by his rich family, which benefited even more. Thomas cuts a deal: his redemption for the secret where Templar official Guillaume allegedly hid a golden treasure after his order’s disbanding by French crown, as the pope assigned their wealth to the Hospitallers. Thomas seeks helps from the Breton renegade mercenary turned brigand leader and the brothel madam. Rascal oblate pre-teen goose herd …
La Commanderie Series
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Production & Filming Details
- Release Date: 10 April 2010.
- Running Time: 52 minutes (per episode).
- Rating: TV-14/15.
- Country: France.
- Language: French.