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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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Were the Templars the first bankers in world history?

It’s often claimed that the Knights Templar were the first bankers or financiers so Tony McMahon investigates whether this is actually true

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Forbidden History with Jamie Theakston – and me!

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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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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Your chance to discover the truth about the Knights Templar – come meet me in Bradford, United Kingdom!

On 30 June, 2018, I’ll be speaking at a special event at the Bradford Literature Festival discussing the Knights Templar with medieval expert Professor Helen Nicholson and broadcaster Remona Aly will be in the chair. Expect a lively debate on…

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Five movies featuring the Knights Templar

Tony McMahon looks at five movies that feature the Knights Templar in their plots from 1972 to the present day

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Where is MedievalWorld in Westworld?

What happened to Medievalworld in the HBO TV remake and reboot of the 1973 movie Westworld? The case for a Templar storyline in Westworld from Tony McMahon.

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Templar hero: Gualdim Pais

The life story of Gualdim Pais – grand master of the Knight Templar in Portugal

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Templar hero: André de Montbard

Who was André de Montbard – fifth Grand Master of the Knights Templar?

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