During the Crusades a Knight Templar and a Muslim sultan became blood brothers as Tony McMahon discovers a strong, unlikely friendship
The Knights Templar were suspected of being in league with the Cathar heresy which had been very strong in France but was this just a smear? Tony McMahon investigates.
King Philip of France was a liar, bully and spin doctor and he brought all these skills into play when taking down the Knights Templar
The Knights Templar got a terrible write up from medieval chroniclers like Walter Map and William of Tyre