The Templar Knight

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Mogadouro – a Templar stronghold in northern Portugal

A visit to the Templar castle in Mogadouro in north east Portugal

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Knight roasted to death in his armour

We move a hundred years forward from the suppression of the Templar order to an incident that illustrates the horrors of medieval war.  By the fifteenth century, knights were kitted out in the heavy plate armour that most people associate…

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Last French king imprisoned in Templar fortress

The Paris Temple ended up being the final prison for King Louis XVI

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