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Via Dolorosa – where Veronica met Jesus

Needless to say there is no mention of this incident in the gospels but it pops up in various apocrypha (stuff written long after the gospels or not accepted by the church to be included in the bible) like The…

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Via Dolorosa – where Jesus met Simon of Cyrene

If you recall, the three synoptic gospels say that a man called Simon of Cyrene offered to carry the cross for a while as Jesus wearied.  This is the fifth station.  On the wall next to the chapel marking this…

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Temple Mount – HQ of the Knights Templar

The Temple Mount in Jerusalem was once the site of the Jewish Temple but it was also the HQ for the Knights Templar

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Sir Gawain and the Green Knight

An odd tale from the medieval period… A Yuletide feast at the court of King Arthur is interrupted by a strange figure who enters on horseback.  He has a green beard, green robes and is riding a green horse.  He…

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Medieval comedy at the movies

Comedians take aim at the Middle Ages

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Jacob’s Ford – Templar massacre revisited

It was the turn of Channel Four in the UK to look at the Saracen massacre of Knights Templar at Jacob’s Ford in 1179 after this subject was visited by National Geographic earlier this year. The programme gave some interesting…

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Why were the Knights Templar formed?

To find the Holy Grail of course! Well, that’s if you subscribe to the Dan Brown view of things.  But what was the official narrative for the foundation of the Templars?  Michael Haag in his book ‘The Templars’ recounts the…

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Jesus and the Holy Grail in England

In the Middle Ages, it was believed that Jesus worked as a miner in England and that his uncle Joseph of Arimathea brought the Holy Grail to Somerset

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Knights Templar and the secrets of the Kabbala

The relationship between the Knights Templar, the Temple of Solomon and the Kabbala is investigated by Templar expert Tony McMahon

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The Bloodline of Jesus and the Knights Templar

It’s been argued repeatedly that the Knights Templar were set up to defend the Bloodline of Jesus but Tony McMahon sets out to uncover the truth

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