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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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RESEARCH RESULTS: What fascinates YOU about the Knights Templar!

Tony McMahon looks at what fascinates people about the Knights Templar including the bloodline of Jesus and their reputed treasure

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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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Forbidden History with Jamie Theakston – and Tony McMahon!

Jamie Theakston is presenting season five of Forbidden History on Yesterday TV with Tony McMahon appearing as a regular history expert

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Mogadouro – a Templar stronghold in northern Portugal

A visit to the Templar castle in Mogadouro in north east Portugal

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Buried on History investigates Templar treasure in Portugal

Tony McMahon joins the History channel team on the documentary series Buried to investigate the Knights Templar in Portugal searching for buried treasure

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Great Templar event at the Bradford Literature Festival

The Knight Templar event at the Bradford Literature Festival chaired by Remona Aly with speakers Helen Nicholson and Tony McMahon was a huge success on 30 June 2018

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The Chinon parchment – a papal exoneration of the Knights Templar?

Why the Chinon Parchment found in the secret Vatican archives does not exonerate the Knights Templar from the charge of heresy

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Was Jacques De Molay really the last Grand Master of the Templars?

Templar expert Tony McMahon investigates whether there was another Grand Master called Larmenius appointed by Jacques De Molay before he was burned at the stake

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Medieval chroniclers who hated the Knights Templar

The medieval contemporaries of the Knights Templar who hated the order and criticised them

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