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Leper healer – the sister of Thomas Becket

Mary Becket was the sister of Saint Thomas Becket and an unsung hero who created a leper colony in London as Tony McMahon discovers

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Medieval buildings bombed in World War Two

Many great medieval buildings were bombed in World War Two such as Coventry Cathedral and the Templar church in London as Tony McMahon discovers

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Medieval Video Games – which are the most realistic?

Medieval video games – do they give a realistic picture of life in the medieval era and which of them transport you back 800 years in time?

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History podcasts on the way – lockdown relief!

Tony McMahon will shortly begin broadcasting a new series of history podcasts covering all kinds of weird and wonderful subjects

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Rob Riggle Global Investigator seeks the Holy Grail

I am appearing as a contributor on the new Discovery channel history investigation series Rob Riggle Global Investigator presented by Mr Riggle – who you will have seen previously on Saturday Night Live and the Daily Show as well as…

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The mystery of the Templars and the magical cord

The Knights Templar were accused of worshipping a magical cord that proved they were influenced by Islam or the Cathars as Tony McMahon discovers

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Spies who infiltrated the Knights Templar

Tony McMahon looks at evidence that the Knights Templar were infiltrated by spies sent in by the King of France

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The head of a crusader is stolen in Ireland

Who on earth would steal the head of a crusader – dead for many centuries? A disrespectful idiot is who! Let me tell you the story… Back in 1976, aged 12, I was taken to see the mummified body of…

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Tune in to my podcast on the Knights Templar!

I have just appeared in two episodes of the Diggin’ Oak Island podcast – click on that title and you should be transported to the relevant episodes. If not – put this in your browser http://www.digginoakisland.com/ and proceed to episodes…

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Medieval Girl Power and the Cathar Heresy

Medieval Girl Power was at the centre of the Cathar heresy that shook the Pope and Rome to its foundations, as Tony McMahon discovers

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