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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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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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Magna Carta – a feminist charter?

There’s been plenty of talk in the UK about the 799th anniversary of Magna Carta this month – with the 800th anniversary looming next year. This was when King John of England was forced to sign a charter of rights…

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The Templars and Magna Carta

King John and the Knights Templar got on very well and they helped him through the process of signing Magna Carta

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Top baddies of the Middle Ages!

    Here they are – the TOP baddies of the Middle Ages! KING JOHN OF ENGLAND Took on the barons and lost, then made to sign Magna Carta Excommunicated by the Pope Mislaid the crown jewels in a marshy…

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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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King John and the Templar master

The role that the Templar knights played supporting King John during the signing of the Magna Carta

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