The Templar Knight

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Medieval Girl Power and the Cathar Heresy

Medieval Girl Power was at the centre of the Cathar heresy that shook the Pope and Rome to its foundations, as Tony McMahon discovers

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Bernardo Gui – inquisitor at the time of the Knights Templar

The BBC is broadcasting a new TV series based on The Name of the Rose – a fantastic novel by the late Italian author Umberto Eco. It tells the story of a Franciscan friar, William of Baskerville, who visits an…

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Were the Knights Templar heretics?

The Knights Templar have been accused of being gnostic and Templar expert Tony McMahon investigates

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Investigating the Priory of Sion and the Knights Templar

Templar expert Tony McMahon investigates claims that the Knights Templar were founded by a mysterious organisation called the Priory of Sion

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Inquisition hunts down Christian converts

Christian converts from Judaism and Islam may have hoped to avoid the Spanish Inquisition but the 1506 Lisbon massacre proved otherwise

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