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How the murder of Thomas Becket netted the Templars a tidy sum

The murder of Thomas Becket, Archbishop of Canterbury, by Henry II led to a massive pay out to the Knights Templar

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The strange disappearance of the bodies of English kings

The bodies of many famous Kings of England have disappeared over the centuries and never been found again

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Medieval murdery mystery – question for all of you!

Here is a test of your medieval knowledge – can any of you tell me what terrible deed happened in this tower?

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Richard the Lionheart may not have been the good guy you were led to believe!

Richard the Lionheart is often depicted as a heroic figure in contrast to his brother King John but is this just propaganda? Was Richard actually a terrible despot?

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Richard the Lionheart massacres captives

Richard the Lionheart massacred captives during the Crusades

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