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More on Mark Hamill of Star Wars fame playing a Templar in Knightfall

The latest news on Mark Hamill of Star Wars fame playing a Templar knight in Knightfall on the History channel

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Me as Henry VIII on ITV in October – tune in and watch if you live in the UK

To my UK followers! You may have seen me dressed up as Henry VIII in The Sun this week.  The story was about the launch of a new ITV prime-time show called The Big Audition. Each week, viewers will follow the struggles…

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How the murder of Thomas Becket netted the Templars a tidy sum

The murder of Thomas Becket, Archbishop of Canterbury, by Henry II led to a massive pay out to the Knights Templar

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Great Templar event at the Bradford Literature Festival

The Knight Templar event at the Bradford Literature Festival chaired by Remona Aly with speakers Helen Nicholson and Tony McMahon was a huge success on 30 June 2018

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Was Jacques De Molay really the last Grand Master of the Templars?

Templar expert Tony McMahon investigates whether there was another Grand Master called Larmenius appointed by Jacques De Molay before he was burned at the stake

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Medieval chroniclers who hated the Knights Templar

The medieval contemporaries of the Knights Templar who hated the order and criticised them

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Five movies that feature the Knights Templar

Tony McMahon looks at five movies that feature the Knights Templar in their plots from 1972 to the present day

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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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Templar hero: Gerard de Ridefort

Templar hero: Gerard de Ridefort – the life story of a Grand Master in Jerusalem

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Templar hero: Hugh de Payens

Templar expert Tony McMahon looks at Hugh de Payens – founder of the Knights Templar

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