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Paganism in Europe at the time of the Templars

Paganism lingered in Europe way into the Middle Ages though eventually the Catholic church suppressed it with violence

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Why were the Knights Templar formed?

To find the Holy Grail of course! Well, that’s if you subscribe to the Dan Brown view of things.  But what was the official narrative for the foundation of the Templars?  Michael Haag in his book ‘The Templars’ recounts the…

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Ironclad – not historically accurate but a fun Templar movie

Ironclad is not factually correct but it’s an amusing take on the Templars and the medieval period

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Jesus and the Holy Grail in England

In the Middle Ages, it was believed that Jesus worked as a miner in England and that his uncle Joseph of Arimathea brought the Holy Grail to Somerset

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Top Ten movies about the Middle Ages

The top ten movies about the Middle Ages – how Hollywood has depicted the medieval period.

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Medieval video games – are they getting it right?

There’s some amazing medieval video games out there but do they reflect the real horror of medieval battles and sieges – Tony McMahon reports

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Medieval Barcelona – San Jordi and the dragon

San Jordi is a saint celebrated in the Spanish city of Barcelona which has a long and proud history through the medieval era and back to the Romans

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Knights Templar and the secrets of the Kabbala

The relationship between the Knights Templar, the Temple of Solomon and the Kabbala is investigated by Templar expert Tony McMahon

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Arrest of Knights Templar in Yorkshire

The Knights Templar were rounded up in Yorkshire a year after the rest of Europe but after resisting the Pope, the English county came into line

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