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Revenge of the Templars – what happened to the body of their chief enemy?

The Basilica of St Denis was the last resting place of the Kings and Queens of France – until they were exhumed in the French Revolution as Tony McMahon discovered

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Me joining a quest for the Holy Grail on Discovery this month!

I am appearing as a contributor on the new Discovery channel history investigation series Rob Riggle Global Investigator presented by Mr Riggle – who you will have seen previously on Saturday Night Live and the Daily Show as well as…

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Strange Evidence – new series with me on Discovery!

Tony McMahon will be appearing in the next season of Strange Evidence on Discovery Science in 2020

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Templars accused of pollution and dumping

The Knights Templar were accused of pollution and dumping in 1306 by the Earl of Lincoln as Tony McMahon discovers

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Spies who infiltrated the Knights Templar – the so-called “moles”

Tony McMahon looks at evidence that the Knights Templar were infiltrated by spies sent in by the King of France

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2019 – great year for me on history TV programmes!

In the last two weeks, I finished filming for a new series of Forbidden History as well as a new documentary series on the History channel that will accompany The Curse of Oak Island. There’s great Templar related content on…

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The Knights Templar – magicians or heretics?

If you look at the charges brought against the Knights Templar during their trials between 1307 and 1314, it’s difficult for the modern mind to make out whether they were being accused of undermining the church with false belief or…

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My visit to Notre Dame earlier this year

In February and March this year (2019), I was in Paris researching a TV programme and made two visits inside Notre Dame cathedral. It’s as unmissable a monument at the very heart of Paris as it has been for over…

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Occultist Aleister Crowley and the Knights Templar

The English occultist Aleister Crowley helped found a group that claimed to be influenced by the Knights Templar

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Game of Thrones and the Knights Templar

There are Templar influences in Game of Thrones if you look closely enough as Templar expert Tony McMahon discovers

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