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Church Bernardine When we reviewed history and we see the behavior that they had in the years following to the entrance in the Cister, carrying out diverse secret activities, as much inside, as outside the Order, it seems that the doubt dissipates. As it was foreseeable, the massive arrival of the clan of the Fontaine (the family and friendly of Bernardine) was going to be conflicting for abbot Esteban Harding, since the excessive influence of the Fontaine well-known era of surpluses in the community, which together with that they were majority in the monastery of the Cister, since when they entered Bernardine and theirs, as soon as there were a handful of monks, went to bring about a situation that would untie the inevitable thing. But the solution would arrive shortly after, through the generosity of count Hugo I of Champagne, that was going to play a very important role in the foundation of the new Order of the Horsemen of Temple. Count Hugo I, donated the lands that he owned in Clairvaux, place near Dijon, the north of Lyons, so that Bernardine he could establish his own monastery there. He is as well as from then, Bernardine of Fontaine, he will happen to know itself like famous the Bernardine one Claraval (of Clairvaux). Three years after the entrance of Bernardine of Claraval in the Cister (1115), the Order counted only on four abbeys, however, to the death of Bernardine of Claraval in the 1153, these four abbeys happened to be more than 350, of which 69 were filial direct...