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Mogadouro – a Templar stronghold in northern Portugal

A visit to the Templar castle in Mogadouro in north east Portugal

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How the Templars became the Order of Christ

How the Knights Templar survived in Portugal by changing their name

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Templar quest in Portugal 2017 – Lisbon

I have just returned from a very Templar themed holiday in Portugal – in the next few blog posts, I’ll share my discoveries with you: Lisbon is the capital of modern day Portugal and a thriving, bustling city. But let’s…

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Lisbon – from a Muslim to a Christian city

The conquest of Lisbon in the Crusades from its Muslim rulers was achieved by diverting a huge crusader army from all over Europe

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The Forgotten Templar Crusade – Spain and Portugal

The Knights Templar were involved in a bitter seven centuries long crusade in Spain and Portugal between Christian and Muslim kingdoms

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Medieval Barcelona – San Jordi and the dragon

San Jordi is a saint celebrated in the Spanish city of Barcelona which has a long and proud history through the medieval era and back to the Romans

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From the Knights Templar to the Order of Christ!

Portugal didn’t crush the Knights Templar but instead turned them into a new organisation called the Order of Christ

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