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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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Me in Petra last week – ancient glory of Jordan!

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Were bombs used in the Crusades?

Templar expert Tony McMahon on a visit to a medieval castle in Jordan found evidence that bombs were used in the medieval Crusades

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My visit to medieval Florence in 2007 – a photo gallery

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Tomar hosts first Templar festival

Tomar is a former Templar citadel in central Portugal with a tower built by the knights called the Charola as Tony McMahon discovers

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Richard III in Leicester

I was in Leicester last week and came across this statue of Richard III who was killed at the Battle of Bosworth nearby. His skeleton has recently been discovered under a car park, as I blogged previously.

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Leicester church with Roman, medieval and Victorian bits!

A church in the English city of Leicester combines Roman, medieval and Victorian elements in a very eclectic architectural mix

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Easter – ten pointless facts

One pointless fact after another about Easter in a top ten of Tony McMahon’s Easter Pointless Facts on the Knight Templar blog

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