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Being Jewish in medieval Europe

The fervour of the Crusades often saw public anger turn against Jewish people in medieval Europe. There were brutal assaults and even murder. Though the horror experienced by medieval Jewish people would not equal the industrial scale nightmare that we…

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Medieval Toledo – city of three faiths

Even more than Seville or Cordoba – medieval Toledo affords you a glimpse of life in Spain as a Muslim, Jewish and Christian civilisation

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Seventeen Jewish bodies found in medieval well in England

A grim reminder of the pogroms that accompanied the crusades in the 12th and 13th centuries in Europe has been the gruesome discovery in England of seventeen skeletons in a medieval well.  The skeletons, jumbled together, have been subjected to…

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The senseless massacre of Jews during the Crusades

Crusades began with the senseless massacre of Jewish people in Europe identified by mobs as being infidels like the Saracens

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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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Usury and the Knights Templar

The differences and similarities between Jewish moneylenders and the Knights Templar in the Middle Ages

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