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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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How the Templars became the Order of Christ

How the Knights Templar survived in Portugal by changing their name

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Why Pope Clement V crushed the Knights Templar

Tony McMahon visited Avignon, the French city where Pope Clement V lived – the pope who crushed the Knights Templar in 1307

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Newark Castle – Knights Templar prison

Newark Castle saw many English Knights Templar imprisoned in its dungeons interrogated and tortured after the order was suppressed in 1307

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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…

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The Templars in America – true or false?

Could the Knights Templar have fled Europe – the Old World – in the 14th century with all their treasure. Is it possible that they fled to Scotland and from there to the New World – what would one day…

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Templars digging under the Temple of Solomon!

Go to Jerusalem today and you’ll see the remains of the Second Temple – largely built by King Herod. That’s the king who allegedly massacred all the baby children in his realm on hearing that the Messiah had been born….

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Five Templar Hotspots you need to visit!

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

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Lisbon – from a Muslim to a Christian city

The conquest of Lisbon in the Crusades from its Muslim rulers was achieved by diverting a huge crusader army from all over Europe

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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

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