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Medieval buildings bombed in World War Two

Many great medieval buildings were bombed in World War Two such as Coventry Cathedral and the Templar church in London as Tony McMahon discovers

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English town named Baghdad by the Knights Templar

The Knights Templar named a town in England after the Iraqi city of Baghdad because they associated it with prosperity in the 12th century

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Templars accused of pollution and dumping

The Knights Templar were accused of pollution and dumping in 1306 by the Earl of Lincoln as Tony McMahon discovers

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The Knights Hospitaller in north London

The Knights Hospitaller were once based near Alexandra Palace in north London according to a Victorian source

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Knight Templar ancestors – how to find them?

Templar expert Tony McMahon guides you on finding your Templar ancestors in England, Ireland and Scotland using online resources and local parish records

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Do the Templars control the world today?

The idea that the Knights Templar control the world is surprisingly common on social media and online forums so Tony McMahon investigates why

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Five Templar Hotspots you need to visit!

Five key places mentioned in the Templar novel Quest for the True Cross by Tony McMahon

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The Templars, Magna Carta and King John

Question: What connects “bad” King John, the famous Magna Carta and the Knights Templar? Answer: A lot more than you think! In 1215, King John was forced into signing the Magna Carta. This document enshrined basic rights and curbed royal…

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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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How the Nazis damaged a Templar Knight

The Templar church in London suffered a Nazi Luftwaffe bomb attack in the Second World War that damaged the tombs of knights

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