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My Templar book just out in hardback – in the Czech Republic

Europe’s leading publisher Bertelsmann has just published Quest For The True Cross through its Euromedia imprint in the Czech Republic.  Three hardback copies arrived for me in the post today – very exciting!  Unfortunately, I don’t speak a work of…

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My photos from inside the tomb of Jesus in Jerusalem!

The Church of the Holy Sepulchre was a place of worship that the Knights Templar venerated. So much so that Templar churches all over Europe were modelled on this circular church. And at its centre, still today, is the alleged…

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Via Dolorosa – what happened before the Crucifixion

Having had his face wiped by Veronica, Jesus then met the faithful women of Jerusalem and fell once more before being taken to the place where he was to be crucified. These last stages are marked on the Via Dolorosa…

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Via Dolorosa – where Veronica met Jesus

Needless to say there is no mention of this incident in the gospels but it pops up in various apocrypha (stuff written long after the gospels or not accepted by the church to be included in the bible) like The…

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Via Dolorosa – exclusive images from my visit last week

The Via Dolorosa is the path trodden by Jesus carrying the cross on the way to his crucifixion and the Templar Knight blog visited this sacred route

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King Edward mourns his dead queen

Edward I – the king who defeated Braveheart – could never be regarded as a particularly sentimental man but when it came to his wife, he was a clearly a very devoted husband. Eleanor of Castile was the great great…

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Sir William de Mandeville – Templar hero!

Meet Sir William de Mandeville – a Templar hero

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Templar use of the Cross symbol

The reason why the pope allowed the Knights Templar to put a red cross on their white mantles

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Could the Turin Shroud be the face of a Knight Templar grand master?

The theory that the Turin Shroud does not show the face of Jesus but that of Jacques de Molay – the last Templar grand master

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