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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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The Templar connection to Dan Brown and Inferno

As you all know, Dan Brown is about to release his newest tome – Inferno – this year. But of equal interest to Templar watchers is the simultaneous publication of a “companion” book called Templar Inferno. This will explore and…

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How to survive a medieval pandemic!

Tony McMahon looks at how to survive a medieval pandemic by examining the comments and actions of people who went through the Black Death

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Florence – a Templar city!

Florence was a city known to the Knights Templar as one of the great centres of civilisation in medieval Italy. They may even have developed their primitive banking operation by watching the activities of Florentine merchants who were very commercially…

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