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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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Oak Island – the Templar and Viking connection!

Templar expert Tony McMahon looks at whether the knights buried their treasure on Oak Island off the coast of Nova Scotia

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Knight Templar ancestors – how to find them?

Templar expert Tony McMahon guides you on finding your Templar ancestors in England, Ireland and Scotland using online resources and local parish records

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