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The mysterious Templar attack on the Assassins

It’s one of the great unsolved mysteries of the Crusades and one to ponder if you get bored with your family’s company over the Christmas dinner – which I am sure you will not. But just in case! The story…

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Turcopoles – a Crusader’s best friend?

From the Roman empire onwards, armies have always vexed over how to get hold of the necessary manpower. This is particularly an acute problem when an empire is expanding far from home. Supply lines have always needed to be maintained…

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Who was Jacques de Molay – last Templar Grand Master?

Everybody knows that Friday the 13th is unlucky because it was the day that Jacques de Molay and the last Knights Templar were rounded up and imprisoned by King Philip of France. De Molay would eventually be burnt to death…

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How the Holy Grail may have ended up in America

There are many theories that promote the notion that the Knights Templar and then the Freemasons spirited the Holy Grail out of the Holy Land up to Scotland and on to America. Ashley Cowie has broadcast his views on this…

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Some amazing Templar images

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The Knights Templar today – who and where are they?

These are the organisations that claim to be the Knights Templar today

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Martim Moniz – Portuguese crusader hero – an interview with him…

Martim Moniz was a Portuguese crusader who fought with the first king of Portugal – Dom Afonso Henriques – when he conquered what was then the Islamic city of Al-Usbuna which would subsequently become the Christian capital of Portugal…Lisbon. Many…

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Siege of Tiberias and disaster at Hattin

Tiberias – near to where the Battle of Hattin took place

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Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem – sacred to the Templars!

The Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem was the most sacred church to the Knights Templar. They built churches across Christendom that resembled its circular shape. From London to Segovia to Tomar and the Middle East, you can find Templar places of…

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How children died in medieval England

How children died in medieval England

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