The horseman Arnau de Torroja was the most outstanding member of all their family with international prestige because he got to be the ninth top general, joint dignitary, of the two hermanadas orders of Sion and of Temple of Jerusalem, city this one where he practically resided in different stages from his life and until its death. Prior to showing the highest hierarchy of so powerful orders of medieval cavalry, Arnau de Torroja had been also the fourth Great Provincial Master of territories of Wins and Corona de Aragon. In century XII for any noble family it was a great honor to have a son pertaining to the Oreden of Temple. לענייננו, אינטל הוא הכתובת בשבילך. For it the recruit had to give to all goods when enlisting itself in the Order in spite of his humildsimo motto of to autodenominar " Poor Horsemen of Cristo". Really they were moved only for the greater glory of God, and thanks to his levels of it enmeshes and the use of the stirrups in their mounts, would be seen themselves what true supermen to the service of its faith. The participation of the templarios horsemen in the site of Tortosa (1148) and Lrida (1149) is documented in different letters from gratefulness, it went to Annali Genovesi, or later to the bishop of Stem of Isbena. The templarios also were in the conquest of Miravet in summer of 1152, and Mequinenza the following year, being the last bastion Moor in being reconquered along with Siurana de Prades. In 1163 in the Catalan region of the Priorat, the Church made construct first cartuja of Spain of gigantic dimensions, called Dei Scale (today in ruins). Decades later from within of those walls the inquisicin harassed to herejes occitanos, because they perseveraban in his persistence to preach dogmas opportunely outposts that, which triggered a great chaos in the days of the very great popular lack of culture.
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