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May Day British Morris Dancing – an old tradition

Lost in the mists of the Middle Ages if not the Saxon times before are the curious traditions of May Day in England.  One of these is something called Morris Dancing and a group of them performed in central London…

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Knights Templar pub in London

The Knights Templar pub on Chancery Lane in London is near where I work and I was there last night.  It’s actually situated in between where the original Templar preceptory was (near Chancery Lane tube station under a modern edifice…

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Medieval dancing re-enacted

Here’s a group of medieval dancers I came across on my travels last year.  Strictly speaking the period dress is post-Templar, I’d say 15th century but I’m happy to be put right by historical fashion experts.

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The Islamic history and influence in Europe

The Islamic influence in Europe is nothing new and you can see amazing Muslim buildings in countries like Spain and Portugal built centuries ago

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Knights Templar spring up in Mexico

A gang in Mexico that calls itself the Knights Templar but actually just trades in narcotics and murders people senselessly

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More on the Templars and chess

An earlier blog post on medieval chess was very popular among fans of the Templars and I even got this message all the way from Egypt

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Sacred caves and the Knights Templar!

Caves are often associated with the Knights Templar and Tony McMahon has been investigating Wemyss and Tomar as well as Royston and Caynton caves

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Ironclad – teaser trailer

A quick look at Ironclad the movie

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The anti-mafia magistrate and a Templar plot

I reproduce below an article written a few years ago.  In the 1980s, Carlo Palermo was a brave, anti-mafia magistrate in Italy who resigned from the judiciary in the aftermath of a car bomb assassination attempt.   In the 1990s, he…

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Da Vinci Code – new manuscript found

Reuters reports today that a manuscript has been found in Nantes, France in a public library written by Leonardo Da Vinci in secret code from right to left.  There seems to be no doubt that it was written by his hand. A journalist discovered…

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