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Laser scans reveal Templar secrets under the city of Acre

A team from National Geographic led by Dr Albert Lin has uncovered a series of tunnels under the modern Israeli city of Akko – known as Acre 800 years ago – that were built by the Knights Templar. MUST WATCH:…

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2019 – great year for me on history TV programmes!

In the last two weeks, I finished filming for a new series of Forbidden History as well as a new documentary series on the History channel that will accompany The Curse of Oak Island. There’s great Templar related content on…

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My visit to Notre Dame before the fire

It still makes me feel sick. I got to visit Notre Dame cathedral twice in early 2019 just days before fire ripped through this medieval gem. Anybody who walked through that vast nave will know what a catastrophe this must…

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Season 3 for Knightfall – what do you think?

Question marks over the future of the Templar series Knightfall but Tony McMahon hopes that History will renew it for season three

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Watch out for me on Private Lives – UKTV/Yesterday – from March 2019

Tony McMahon features on Private Lives covering the scandals around Princess Margaret, Adolf Hitler and Napoleon

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Knight Templar ancestors – how to find them?

Templar expert Tony McMahon guides you on finding your Templar ancestors in England, Ireland and Scotland using online resources and local parish records

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RESEARCH RESULTS: What fascinates YOU about the Knights Templar!

Tony McMahon looks at what fascinates people about the Knights Templar including the bloodline of Jesus and their reputed treasure

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Me dressed as Henry VIII on British TV

Tony McMahon appears as Henry VIII on The Big Audition on ITV talking about the king’s life and failed marriages

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Mark Hamill – Star Wars meets Knightfall!

The latest news on Mark Hamill of Star Wars fame playing a Templar knight in Knightfall on the History channel

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Me as Henry VIII on ITV in full costume!

I’ll do anything for a history related giggle. So when a production company asked if I’d dress up as Henry VIII – I could hardly say no. I’ve always loved the Tudors. Since my school history teacher regaled us with…

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