The Templar Knight

Category: Templar History


Leper healer – the sister of Thomas Becket

Mary Becket was the sister of Saint Thomas Becket and an unsung hero who created a leper colony in London as Tony McMahon discovers

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Resurrection: Ertugrul – medieval epic TV from Turkey

Resurrection: Ertugrul is a hugely successful medieval historical TV drama series on Netflix where the Knights Templar are the bad guys

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Medieval buildings bombed in World War Two

Many great medieval buildings were bombed in World War Two such as Coventry Cathedral and the Templar church in London as Tony McMahon discovers

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English town named Baghdad by the Knights Templar

The Knights Templar named a town in England after the Iraqi city of Baghdad because they associated it with prosperity in the 12th century

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Sintra – location of a secret Templar well

In the wooded landscape of Sintra in Portugal is an alleged Templar well used for initiation ceremonies as Tony McMahon discovers

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Templar revenge on the corpse of King Philip!

King Philip of France who crushed the Knights Templar had his body dug up and treated like garbage – was this the final revenge of the Knights?

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Murder of Thomas Becket at Christmas!

The murder of Thomas Becket was celebrated on the fifth day of Christmas to remember his killing in the year 1170 as Tony McMahon discovers

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Templars accused of pollution and dumping

The Knights Templar were accused of pollution and dumping in 1306 by the Earl of Lincoln as Tony McMahon discovers

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Did the Pope try to save the Knights Templar?

Pope Clement V tried to save the Knights Templar but found himself up against King Philip of France who got his way as Tony McMahon discovers

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The mystery of the Templars and the magical cord

The Knights Templar were accused of worshipping a magical cord that proved they were influenced by Islam or the Cathars as Tony McMahon discovers

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