The Templar Knight

Archives


Investigating the Priory of Sion and the Knights Templar

Were the Knights Templar really set up by the secretive Priory of Sion?

Read More

How the Templars became the Order of Christ in Portugal

How the Knights Templar survived in Portugal by changing their name

Read More

Avignon – seat of the pope who crushed the Templars

Pope Clement V, the pope who crushed the Knights Templar, was based in Avignon

Read More

Newark Castle – where Templar knights were imprisoned

I must confess to having known little to nothing about Newark Castle in Nottinghamshire until the announcement this month that it will be hosting an exhibition on the Knights Templar. Why an exhibition here? Well, several knights were imprisoned down…

Read More

The mysterious Caynton caves – Templar after all?

Five years ago I blogged about a network of caves with a chapel of sorts where black magic rituals were being practised, causing concern to the local community and predictable interest for the media. The story has rumbled on and…

Read More

The Templars in America

The Templars in America is a topic that fascinates many. Did the knights flee to the New World with their treasure? Are objects like the Westford Knight and the Newport Tower proof of their presence? And what to make of…

Read More

Five Knight Templar places to visit

Five key places mentioned in the Templar novel Quest for the True Cross by Tony McMahon

Read More

Lisbon conquered in the Crusades!

This is an astonishing story from the Middle Ages of how a vast crusader army on the way to the Holy Land was convinced to divert to Portugal and help a small Christian kingdom take a city called Al-Usbuna from…

Read More

Did medieval knights suffer from PTSD?

The Knights Templars and the crusaders may have suffered from what we call Post Traumatic Stress Disorder or PTSD if ancient writers are to be believed

Read More

Five juicy facts about the Knights Templar!

So you know everything there is to know about the Knights Templar – well, watch this short film and see how smart you really are. And tell me what facts you would include in future films!

Read More