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The many Crusades fought in medieval Europe

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There wasn’t just one crusade but multiple crusades in medieval Europe from modern Spain all the way up to Russia as Tony McMahon discovers

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Acre – Templar equivalent of Las Vegas!

Templar Acre

Templar controlled Acre in the Holy Land was a mix of Las Vegas and London – a cosmopolitan fleshpot in the Middle Ages

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The Enduring Mystery of the Holy Grail

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Templar Knight TV episode 4 presented by Tony McMahon looks at the claims that the Knights Templar were on a quest to find the Holy Grail during the Crusades

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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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Templar hero: André de Montbard

Who was André de Montbard – fifth Grand Master of the Knights Templar?

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Wolfram von Eschenbach links the Templars to the Holy Grail

Were the Knights Templar really the guardians of the Holy Grail?

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The Knights Templar versus the medieval chroniclers

The Knights Templar got a terrible write up from medieval chroniclers like Walter Map and William of Tyre

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Ajlun Castle – fortress built by Saladin

Ajlun Castle – sometimes spelt Ajloun – was built by the nephew of Saladin to protect the route into Damascus from crusader invaders

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The mummified heart of Richard the Lionheart

Richard the Lionheart had his heart mummified after being killed during a siege and then the heart disappeared for centuries

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Who was Jacques de Molay – last Templar Grand Master?

Jacques de Molay was the last Templar Grand Master burnt at the stake in 1314 after the Knights Templar were crushed by the King of France

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