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The man behind the theory of the Da Vinci Code

Before Dan Brown popularised the idea of the Templars defending the bloodline of Jesus, there was a 1980s bestseller that also promoted this theory. It was called The Holy Blood and The Holy Grail. One of its co-authors was a…

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Winter is coming! But it’s a Templar winter, not a Targaryan one!

Knightfall will be with you soon! Winter is coming – but courtesy of the History Channel, it will be a Templar winter. Forget the dragons and white walkers, give me the Knights Templar any day of the week. Here is…

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Tomar – on a Templar quest with the History channel!

In 2017, I filmed with the History channel programme Buried in the Templar city of Tomar in central Portugal. We were on the search for evidence of Templar treasure at a place that was once teeming with Templar knights. Tomar…

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Tomar – mysterious city of the Knights Templar

Tomar was once a centre of Knights Templar power in Europe and possibly a location for the treasure they hid after being destroyed in the year 1307

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The Walking Dead 800 years ago!

The walking dead in the Middle Ages

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The Templars – the mystery of their first ten years!

The first ten years of the Knights Templar is shrouded in mystery as Tony McMahon discovers

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Smear campaign that led to the Templar downfall

Philip the Fair issued orders to arrest every Templar knight but what exactly were the charges and why did he take such action?

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Templars digging under the Temple of Solomon!

Go to Jerusalem today and you’ll see the remains of the Second Temple – largely built by King Herod. That’s the king who allegedly massacred all the baby children in his realm on hearing that the Messiah had been born….

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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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Five juicy facts about the Knights Templar!

Five facts about the Knights Templar that you may never have known from Templar expert Tony McMahon

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