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Temple church in London

Temple church in London has survived the destruction of the Knights Templar and bombing in the Second World War as Tony McMahon discovers

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Siege of Acre – disaster for the Knights Templar

The Siege of Acre in 1291 saw the Mamluks overrun the crusader fortress defeating the Knights Hospitaller and Knights Templar

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Templar expert Dr Evelyn Lord talks to The Templar Knight blog!

I’m often asked if I can recommend any books that describe what the Templars were really all about – and I won’t hesitate to point you in the direction of the works of Dr Evelyn Lord…who has very kindly shared…

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Safed – home to the Templars and the Jewish Kabbalah

To Jewish people, Safed – or Tzfat – has a special significance as the home of the Kabbalah. That is the mystical secrets believed to be contained within the five books of Moses otherwise known as the Torah. DISCOVER MORE:…

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Medieval Cluedo: Who murdered the Knights Templar?

Who murdered the Knights Templar and what was the motive? Tony McMahon plays a medieval game of Cluedo to find the answers to this mystery

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Difference between the Knights Templar and Knights Hospitaller

A description of the Knights Hospitaller – rivals to the Knights Templar

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London riots – medieval style!

London has been having riots for centuries whether it was over the 14th century poll tax or a hatred of a particular queen – it’s always been a rough city

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Battle of Hattin – the aftermath of a shocking defeat

The aftermath of the Battle of Hattin was the slaughter of Knights Templar who refused to convert and the killing of Raynald de Chatillon

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