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The Knights Hospitaller in north London

All the time I’m discovering places where the Knights Templar and the Knights Hospitaller had bases of operation in England. Today, I had a big surprise. On the site of Alexandra Palace in north London, the Knights Hospitaller once had…

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Laser scans reveal Templar secrets under the city of Acre

A team from National Geographic led by Dr Albert Lin has uncovered a series of tunnels under the modern Israeli city of Akko – known as Acre 800 years ago – that were built by the Knights Templar. MUST WATCH:…

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A unique glimpse of the everyday life of the Knights Templar

Helen Nicholson talks about her book The Everyday Life of the Templars – a look at how the Templars lived and worked

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Who destroyed the Knights Templar?

There are a huge number of theories as to why the Knights Templar were crushed and some are shared by Tony McMahon on the Knights Templar blog

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Difference between the Knights Templar and Knights Hospitaller

A description of the Knights Hospitaller – rivals to the Knights Templar

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Battle of Hattin – the aftermath of a shocking defeat

The aftermath of the Battle of Hattin was the loss of Jerusalem and a blow to the prestige of the Knights Templar

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