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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?

Was the order of the Knights Templar a bunch of magicians or heretics? Tony McMahon investigates

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My visit to Notre Dame before the fire

It still makes me feel sick. I got to visit Notre Dame cathedral twice in early 2019 just days before fire ripped through this medieval gem. Anybody who walked through that vast nave will know what a catastrophe this must…

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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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Passion relics of the crucifixion discovered!

The Knights Templar were often said to be on a hunt for the passion relics of Jesus including the Holy Grail

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Why were bodies defleshed in the Crusades?

Templar expert Tony McMahon investigates the defleshing of bodies in the Crusades – a process called excarnation

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Where was Jacques de Molay executed?

Tony McMahon searches for the exact spot where Templar grand master Jacques de Molay was executed in Paris

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Ten most popular Templar blog posts – of all time!

This blog started way back in 2010 – and I’ve gone back and compiled the top ten most popular Templar blog posts over the last eight years. There are some that are no longer top scoring on the views front…

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Is Knight Templar bravery a myth?

Templar expert Tony McMahon examines how loyal and brave the Knights Templar actually were in reality

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