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Knightfall returns with Mark Hamill – a real Jedi knight!

Season two of Knightfall is finally on air and we can see Mark Hamill playing the Templar knight Talus

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Five movies that feature the Knights Templar

Tony McMahon looks at five movies that feature the Knights Templar in their plots from 1972 to the present day

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The medieval roots of Halloween

Pumpkins, trick or treat and witch costumes. We all know about modern Halloween – but how might a Templar knight have celebrated Halloween hundreds of years ago? Back in the early Middle Ages, the day we now call Halloween was…

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How children died in medieval England

How children died in medieval England

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Is it a mosque or a church?

Toledo in Spain shows how Christians and Muslims lived together and even allowed churches to become mosques and vice versa

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The son of the man who killed Macbeth becomes king

Michael Fassbender played Macbeth in the 2015 movie and also starred in Assassins Creed – a film that features the Templars as baddies

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Exorcism, fairies, devils and how to turn a maiden in to a love slave

There is a growing belief in exorcism in the US and Europe. The casting out of devils is coming back into vogue. It’s something our ancestors would have understood. Evil spirits were all around them waiting to make them sick,…

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The danger of drinking with the Devil – a cautionary tale

A cautionary medieval tale about the dangers of drinking with the Devil

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Did the Templars acquire the head of Baphomet during the Siege of Constantinople?

Did the Templars find the head of Baphomet in Constantinople and if they did, what exactly is Baphomet?

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How will Anti-Christ react to Christ’s arrival?

How Anti-Christ will react to the arrival of the real Jesus Christ according to medieval chroniclers

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