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Mark Hamill to star in the Templar drama Knightfall!

Mark Hamill is to star in season two of the Knight Templar drama Knightfall made by the History channel

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Your chance to discover the truth about the Knights Templar – come meet me in Bradford, United Kingdom!

On 30 June, 2018, I’ll be speaking at a special event at the Bradford Literature Festival discussing the Knights Templar with medieval expert Professor Helen Nicholson and broadcaster Remona Aly will be in the chair. Expect a lively debate on…

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Templar hero: Gualdim Pais

The life story of Gualdim Pais – grand master of the Knight Templar in Portugal

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Templar hero: Gerard de Ridefort

Templar hero: Gerard de Ridefort – the life story of a Grand Master in Jerusalem

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Set your record buttons for Jamie Theakston and Forbidden History!

From mid-June, Jamie Theakston will be presenting the fourth series of Forbidden History on UKTV’s Yesterday Channel and on Discovery AHC in the autumn. The fourth programme in this series will be The Dark Truths of the Templars and yours truly will…

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Were the Knights Templar linked to the dangerous Cathar heresy in France?

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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The Holy Sepulchre – sacred to the Knights Templar

In 2012, I visited the church of the Holy Sepulchre several times in the heart of Jerusalem. It’s a church that inspired the construction of Templar places of worship from London to Tomar with its distinctive circular shape. The dome…

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The mysterious origins of the Knights Templar – fact versus conspiracy theory!

The origins of the Knights Templar are wrapped in mystery. Were they set up by the Priory of Sion or Rex Deus or just a security force protecting pilgrims?

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Exorcism, fairies, devils and how to turn a maiden in to a love slave

A new series on Channel Four in the United Kingdom – Gods and Monsters –  covers the history of belief in evil spirits in England.  Spirits who could disguise themselves as humans, take other people’s forms, angels cast out of…

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What is the Pentagram symbol doing in Templar churches?

In some Templar churches – most notably in Portugal – you can see the pentagram symbol but what does it mean?

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