TV historian Tony McMahon defines what angels are and specifically the Archangel Michael beloved by medieval Christians
The True Cross was the most venerated relic for the Templars and many legends surround the history of the wood used in the cross to execute Jesus
The final resting place of the Templar Grand Masters of Portugal is in the sleepy town of Tomar – which was once a battleground between the forces of the Crusades and the Islamic caliphate. From here, armies of Knights Templar rode out to fight the Moors in a terrible conflict for control of the Iberian…
Did the medieval nobility really eat roast unicorn? Tony McMahon smells something fishy here!