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Why did King Philip of France crush the Templars?

King Philip of France, as depicted in Knightfall, crushed the Templars because he was short of money

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Proof of a Templar link to the Turin Shroud?

The Templecombe connection in rumours that the Turin Shroud was once in the hands of the Knights Templar

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The missing Templar bodies at Segovia

My visit to the Templar church in Segovia where there are empty tombs and red crosses painted on the walls

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The day a Pope gave the Templars a big thumbs up

How the papacy gave the Knights Templar official recognition making the knights answerable only to Rome

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The power of saints relics in the Middle Ages

What was the power behind saints’ relics in the Middle Ages?

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The grim scenes that led the Knights Templar to be formed

The Knights Templar were formed as a result of attacks on pilgrims coming into Jerusalem who were attacked on the roads by Saracens

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How the Knights Templar came to be in Ireland

There were Knights Templar in Ireland and they prospered for a while until, like everywhere else, they were imprisoned and put on trial

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Knights Templar subdue Wales!

King Henry II used the Knights Templar to subdue the troublesome principality of Wales

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How the Templar church in London changed over the centuries

The many changes that have made to the ancient Templar church in London that featured in the Da Vinci Code by Dan Brown

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Did the Templars bring cannabis to Europe via the Assassins?

The theory that the Knights Templar brought cannabis to Europe via their contact with the Assassins

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