Knightfall recounts the fall, persecution, and burning at the stake of the Knights Templar, as orchestrated by King Philip IV of France on October 13, 1307. The series focuses on the fictional Templar leader Landry du Lauzon, a brave warrior discouraged by the Templars' failures in the Holy Land who is reinvigorated by news that the Holy Grail has resurfaced.
Banished from the Knights Templar after the discovery of his affair with Queen Joan, Landry must work to redeem himself under the watchful eye of a mysterious veteran of the Crusades. King Philip formulates a plan to take action against the Templars, while dealing with the return of his erratic, eldest son, Prince Louis.
Now back in the Knights Templar Order as an Initiate, Landry continues his training under the harsh guidance of Talus, the battle-hardened Initiate master. DeNogaret implores King Philip to build a legal case against the Knights, seeking the aid of a former Templar to help carry out his plan. Prince Louis is tasked with a shocking secret mission.
After suffering a casualty, the Knights Templar prepare to exact revenge.
A mysterious knight arrives at Chartres Temple and brings the Knights Templar devastating news. Louis struggles to produce an heir, creating a rift between him and his wife. King Philip sends Gawain on a mission where he comes face to face with his former Templar brothers.
Landry reunites with his daughter, only to be separated once again. Growing impatient with DeNogaret's legal strategy, King Philip prepares his army for war. Margaret discovers one of Prince Louis' dark secrets.
King Philip launches a massive attack on the Chartres Temple, igniting a battle that will determine the fate of the Knights Templar.
Captured and brought back to Paris, the Knights Templar must stand trial for heresy.
A chronicle of the 14th-century demise of the Knights Templar, who's members were persecuted, tortured and burned at the stake in 1307. Landry fears for the Order following the Battle of Acre, but the Templars take up their swords again when the blood of a brother is shed.
Landry and Parsifal search for a killer. The unexpected arrival of Pope Boniface in Paris threatens De Nogaret's carefully laid plans.
On the Pope's orders, Landry and Tancrede travel to investigate the Holy Grail's whereabouts. The plotting behind the royal wedding becomes deadly.
A pagan helps Landry search his past. Gawain conducts a murder investigation. Princess Isabella is betrayed.
Tensions are high during Isabella's wedding preparations; fearing an attack, King Philip asks Landry and the Knights Templar for their help in protecting the palace.
Landry is kidnapped and tortured by a mysterious group; a knight is expelled from the Templars; De Nogaret builds an army; Princess Isabella discovers who betrayed her.
Landry and Gawain meet a mysterious woman who claims she can lead them to the Grail; Joan hears of an attack on Navarre; De Nogaret devises a way to improve his standing with King Philip.
The Paris Temple of the Knights Templar is under siege; De Nogaret plants doubt in King Philip's mind; Queen Joan must decide what is best for Navarre.
Landry seeks the help of Jacques de Molay, the Temple Grand Master; Queen Joan plots her escape.