The Templar Knight

Category: Templar History


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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A Muslim ruler and a Templar become blood brothers

Muslim Templar blood brothers

During the Crusades a Knight Templar and a Muslim sultan became blood brothers as Tony McMahon discovers a strong, unlikely friendship

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Crusader King Louis and the Crown of Thorns

Saint King Louis

King Louis IX spent more time on crusades than governing the kingdom of France but he was made a saint as Tony McMahon discovers

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The many Crusades fought in medieval Europe

crusade crusades medieval

There wasn’t just one crusade but multiple crusades in medieval Europe from modern Spain all the way up to Russia as Tony McMahon discovers

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