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Sintra and the Templars – part three

A wealthy industrialist António Augusto Carvalho Monteiro created a Templar fantasy palace at Sintra in Portugal as Tony McMahon reports

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Sintra and the Templars – part two

The Templars took Sintra in Portugal but only held it for 150 years before they were crushed by the Pope and the King of France

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Gypsies and the Knights Templar

TV historian Tony McMahon investigates the historical links between the Knights Templar and gypsies – a secret and fascinating relationship

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Strange Evidence – new series with me on Discovery!

Tony McMahon will be appearing in the next season of Strange Evidence on Discovery Science in 2020

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Spies who infiltrated the Knights Templar

Tony McMahon looks at evidence that the Knights Templar were infiltrated by spies sent in by the King of France

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The Knights Templar – magicians or heretics?

Was the order of the Knights Templar a bunch of magicians or heretics? Tony McMahon investigates

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Occultist Aleister Crowley and the Knights Templar

The English occultist Aleister Crowley helped found a group that claimed to be influenced by the Knights Templar

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Passion relics of the crucifixion discovered!

The Knights Templar were often said to be on a hunt for the passion relics of Jesus including the Holy Grail

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Why were bodies defleshed in the Crusades?

Templar expert Tony McMahon investigates the defleshing of bodies in the Crusades – a process called excarnation

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Where was Jacques de Molay executed?

Tony McMahon searches for the exact spot where Templar grand master Jacques de Molay was executed in Paris

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