Renaud de Vichiers was the 19th Grand Master of the Knights Templar, from 1250 to 1256.
He was a supporter and comrade-in-arms of Louis IX of France, who helped him be elected Master. He shortly quarrelled with Louis, though, over a diplomatic mission of Hugues de Jouy, the Templar Marshal, to Damascus. In 1252 Hugues was banished from the Kingdom of Jerusalem.
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- Read, Piers Paul. The Templars: The Dramatic History Of The Knights Templar, The Most Powerful Military Order Of The Crusades. New York: Perseus Books Group. 2006.