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Did medieval knights suffer from PTSD?

The Knights Templars and the crusaders may have suffered from what we call Post Traumatic Stress Disorder or PTSD if ancient writers are to be believed

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Save human civilisation from ISIS thuggery

ISIS or Daesh has perpetrated appalling crimes against both humanity and our historical legacy destroying priceless antiquities

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St George’s Day celebration in London

How a Roman soldier who was martyred by the emperor Diocletian came to be the patron saint of England is a long story. And I’ve touched on it in other blog posts. Today, our local community here in south London…

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Cultural destruction by the so-called Islamic State

ISIS destroyed Tikrit the birthplace of Saladin who fought the Knights Templar during the crusades

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Ten best medieval TV series – from Pillars of the Earth to Game of Thrones!

Ten best TV series about the Knights Templar or the Middle Ages

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My Templar book just out in hardback – in the Czech Republic

Europe’s leading publisher Bertelsmann has just published Quest For The True Cross through its Euromedia imprint in the Czech Republic.  Three hardback copies arrived for me in the post today – very exciting!  Unfortunately, I don’t speak a work of…

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Huge plague pit discovered in London – Black Death victims

There’s now no doubt that a grisly discovery in London is a mass grave of Black Death victims from the 14th century.  For those of you in the United States and elsewhere, there has already been news and documentary coverage…

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The Knights Templar and Magna Carta – an untold story

King John and the Knights Templar got on very well and they helped him through the process of signing Magna Carta

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The fight over the body of King Richard III

Leicester and York vied to bury the remains of King Richard III and in the end Leicester, where his body was found, prevailed

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You could own a Templar commanderie

I was contacted today by a real estate agent asking if any of you would be interested in buying a genuine 12th century Templar commanderie in France – the idyllic Dordogne to be exact. READ MORE: Were the Templars the…

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