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Crazy Knights Templar conspiracy theories!

Templar conspiracy theories are all over social media but their origin is way more recent than the medieval era as Tony McMahon discovers

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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

Inferno is a novel set in Florence by Dan Brown that is heavily inspired by a medieval book called The Divine Comedy by Dante

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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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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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