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Ten best medieval TV series!

The Ten Best TV Series set in the medieval period from The Last Kingdom to Vikings and Game of Thrones – you choose your favourite!

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Knights Templar links to the Cathar heresy

There were links between the Knights Templar and the Cathars or Albigensian heresy that might explain why the King of France crushed the Templars

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English Kings whose bodies have disappeared!

The bodies of many famous Kings of England have disappeared over the centuries and never been found again

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The mysterious Templar attack on the Assassins

It’s one of the great unsolved mysteries of the Crusades. What looks an unprovoked attack by the Knights Templar on a group of Assassins who had been talking peace terms with the crusader King of Jerusalem. What led the Templars…

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Who was Jacques de Molay – last Templar Grand Master?

Jacques de Molay was the last Templar Grand Master burnt at the stake in 1314 after the Knights Templar were crushed by the King of France

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The Winchester Geese – medieval prostitution

The Winchester Geese were medieval prostitutes and this blog looks at how they got their name.

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Templars’ Lost Treasure – on National Geographic

What happened to the treasure of the Templars? Gisors – clues to lost Templar treasure? When French soldiers went to arrest the knights at the massive Temple in Paris in 1307 – they found no treasure. Legend has it that…

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Did the Templars take the Holy Grail to America?

Is America home to the Holy Grail that was spirited out of Jerusalem by the Knights Templar and taken to the New World?

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Siege of Acre – disaster for the Knights Templar

The Siege of Acre in 1291 saw the Mamluks overrun the crusader fortress defeating the Knights Hospitaller and Knights Templar

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Vatican scandal – a history of papal wickedness

Vatican scandal after scandal has been shocking people for two thousand years as Tony McMahon investigates papal skullduggery

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