The Templar Knight

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How to play medieval Chess

Medieval chess resembled our modern game in most respects but there were key differences in how pieces moved and the board appearance

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Templar era image of the Resurrection

Very often you find images of biblical stories from the Medieval period with Templar knights in armour watching over the crucifixion or resurrection. It doesn’t make historical sense. But I guess that wasn’t so important at the time. Thousands of…

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British Museum takes apart model of the Holy Sepulchre

OK….I’ve given you a mountain of information and images about the Holy Sepulchre having just been to Jerusalem and I hope you’ve enjoyed it. Today I went to the British Museum and they are displaying a model of the church…

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