The Templar Knight

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Did most people think the Templars were guilty?

In 1307, arrest warrants were issued for the Knights Templar from the King of France on charges of heresy, sodomy and conspiracy. This led to the trial over a seven year period of many knights including the leaders of the…

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My visit to medieval Florence in 2007 – a photo gallery

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Dan Brown – Inferno and the Knights Templar

Dan Brown’s new book ‘Inferno’ is nearly upon is with its references to the 13th century classic poem The Divine Comedy by Dante – let me give some friendly assistance with some of the people, places and concepts you’ll find…

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Top baddies of the Middle Ages!

Here they are – the TOP baddies of the Middle Ages! KING JOHN OF ENGLAND Took on the barons and lost, then made to sign Magna Carta Excommunicated by the Pope Mislaid the crown jewels in a marshy swamp Fled…

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Meeting a Pope in hell

Boniface VIII was one of the last popes to reign before the crushing of the Templar Order.  He was involved in a bitter conflict with King Philip of France – the very king who would then go on to crush…

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