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How to find your Knight Templar ancestors!

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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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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SPECIAL INVESTIGATION: Was cannibalism practised during the Crusades?

A special investigation by the Templar Knight blog into medieval allegations that human meat was eaten by soldiers during the Crusades

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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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Catch me on TV with Jamie Theakston uncovering some Forbidden History!

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 Templar Knight will feature shortly on the History Channel – keep your eyes peeled!

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 where I spoke

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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Does the secret Chinon parchment exonerate the Knights Templar as claimed?

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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