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Were bombs used in the Crusades?

Templar expert Tony McMahon on a visit to a medieval castle in Jordan found evidence that bombs were used in the medieval Crusades

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Cannibals in the Crusades – was human flesh eaten?

The idea that crusaders and Knights Templar were also cannibals who ate other humans during the Crusades is shocking and disturbing

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Tribute to the Knights Templar!

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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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Top medieval bad guys – Kings to Popes!

Tony McMahon looks at one medieval bad guy after another to decide who was the most evil man in the Middle Ages among popes and kings

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Templars and Saracens – explained by Playmobil

Well – if you’re trying to explain the crusades to your kids, why not get the Playmobil figures? I did. Hours of fun. I think one of these is a Templar, the chap with a black cross could be a…

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Templar battle – three images

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Templar expert Dr Evelyn Lord talks to The Templar Knight blog!

I’m often asked if I can recommend any books that describe what the Templars were really all about – and I won’t hesitate to point you in the direction of the works of Dr Evelyn Lord…who has very kindly shared…

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What medieval chroniclers said about the Templars

Much of what we read about the Knights Templar has come from voices since the Order was suppressed in 1307 and there’s a mixture of valid and truthful observations mixed up with complete hokum. So – what did folks at…

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The exact spot where Jesus was crucified – photos taken in Jerusalem last week

 

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