The Templar Knight

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Did the Pope try to save the Knights Templar?

Pope Clement V tried to save the Knights Templar but found himself up against King Philip of France who got his way as Tony McMahon discovers

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Where did all the Templar treasure disappear to?

If the Knights Templar had vast wealth – then where did all this treasure disappear to? It’s a question that’s vexed many down the ages. The Templars were warriors, monks and medieval bankers. They ran a financial system through their…

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Spain and Portugal – battle between Islam and Christianity

Hard to believe that modern Spain and Portugal were once part of a global caliphate (from 711 CE) – ruled by Muslim emirs. It then became a battleground between Islam and Christianity for eight hundred years. Finally, by 1492, the…

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