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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?

I meet and talk to people in very different situations who are convinced that the Knights Templar in some guise or other control the world. How do they come to this view? A few months ago, I was talking to…

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

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

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Magna Carta – an original version on display!

It’s 800 years since King John was forced to sign Magna Carta by the barons of England. The British Library has an exhibition on until September where you can see an original version of Magna Carta and learn about the…

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Templar church in London – my visit in 2014

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How the Nazis damaged a Templar Knight

During the Second World War a German bomb severely damaged the Templar church in London chipping the tombs of Templars

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Huge plague pit discovered in London – Black Death victims

There’s now no doubt that a grisly discovery in London is a mass grave of Black Death victims from the 14th century.  For those of you in the United States and elsewhere, there has already been news and documentary coverage…

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Best medieval walled cities in the world

A look at the best medieval walled cities in the world

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The lost castles of London – buried under the city’s streets

The lost castles of London – buried under the city’s streets including Baynards castle and Montfichet Tower

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A corner of medieval London

Yesterday, I was in the City of London and standing outside Bank tube station, I took three photos to examine the Templar-era medieval history of one small corner of the great city that I live in and adore. Without moving…

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