The Templar Knight

Category: Templar History


Medieval Christmas and its pagan influences!

How the Christian church transformed the pagan Winter Solstice into the medieval Christmas – through compromise and absorbing the unthinkable.

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The Twelve Days of Christmas explained!

The Twelve Days of Christmas explained in depth from Christmas Day to Twelfth Night and what each day signified in the medieval period

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Join me inside a Templar castle!

Templar castle Tomar

TV historian Tony McMahon visits the Templar castle at Tomar in central Portugal in 2022

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Suffragettes bomb Rosslyn chapel

Suffragettes Rosslyn bomb

In 1914, Suffragettes campaigning on votes for women bombed Rosslyn Chapel in an act of historical vandalism as Tony McMahon discovers

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DeMolay International – an introduction

DeMolay International

DeMolay International is an organisation striving to emulate the values of the last Templar Grand Master Jacques de Molay

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The Assassins – a medieval death cult

The Assassins were a medieval death cult that today would be regarded as terrorists as TV historian Tony McMahon discovers

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The Knights Templar in Ukraine

Incredibly the Knights Templar were present in Ukraine and you can still view remains of a castle they built at Serednie

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Crusaders and their little horses

Crusaders rode horses that resemble today’s ponies in size and were not mighty steeds as Tony McMahon discovers

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Cyprus and the Knights Templar

Cyprus was dominated by the Knights Templar who bought the island from Richard the Lionheart as Tony McMahon discovers

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Templars against evil liquor!

Templars liquor

Many organisations campaigning against liquor have claimed to be emulating the Templars but were the knights teetotal?

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