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How English churches have radically transformed since the Knights Templar

How English churches have radically transformed since the Knights Templar with the removal of rood screens and whitewashing of walls

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The medieval splendour of York

I spent a weekend in York recently and can’t recommend enough that you visit this northern English city that’s dripping with history.  Here are some images to whet your appetite!

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Inconsistencies in the Nativity story – time to rethink Christmas?

We’re so used to the Christmas narrative that it’s hard to believe that basic points in the Nativity story were fought over by early Christians down to the time of the Templars. READ MORE: What was it like being Jewish…

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Saint James – the apostle who went to Spain

How Saint James became the patron saint of crusaders and his shrine at Santiago de Compostela

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Desposyni – the blood line of Jesus – defended by the Knights Templar

What is the bloodline of Jesus and why are the Knights Templar linked to the idea that Jesus Christ had a family and descendants

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Bizarre and unpleasant relics of saints!

There are some truly bizarre relics of saints from the Middle Ages and the Templars were fond of collecting them

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