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Winter is coming! But it’s a Templar winter, not a Targaryan one!

Knightfall will be with you soon! Winter is coming – but courtesy of the History Channel, it will be a Templar winter. Forget the dragons and white walkers, give me the Knights Templar any day of the week. Here is…

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Tomar – on a Templar quest with the History channel!

In 2017, I filmed with the History channel programme Buried in the Templar city of Tomar in central Portugal. We were on the search for evidence of Templar treasure at a place that was once teeming with Templar knights. Tomar…

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Templar quest in Portugal 2017 – Lisbon

I have just returned from a very Templar themed holiday in Portugal – in the next few blog posts, I’ll share my discoveries with you: Lisbon is the capital of modern day Portugal and a thriving, bustling city. But let’s…

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Tomar – mysterious city of the Knights Templar

Tomar was once a centre of Knights Templar power in Europe and possibly a location for the treasure they hid after being destroyed in the year 1307

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The Templars – the mystery of their first ten years!

The first ten years of the Knights Templar is shrouded in mystery as Tony McMahon discovers

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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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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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The Forgotten Templar Crusade – Spain and Portugal

The Knights Templar were involved in a bitter seven centuries long crusade in Spain and Portugal between Christian and Muslim kingdoms

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Soumrak Templářů – for Czech Templar fans!

Soumrak Templářů – or Twilight of the Templars – is the name given to my Knight Templar novel in the Czech Republic. In the UK, it sells as Quest for the True Cross. If you are Czech and heavily into the…

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Ten best medieval TV series!

The Ten Best TV Series set in the medieval period from The Last Kingdom to Vikings and Game of Thrones – you choose your favourite!

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