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Scotland, the Knights Templar and the Holy Grail

Theories that the Knights Templar fled to Scotland with the Holy Grail and their treasures abound but are they true? TV historian Tony McMahon investigates.

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Sintra and the Templars – part three

A wealthy industrialist António Augusto Carvalho Monteiro created a Templar fantasy palace at Sintra in Portugal as Tony McMahon reports

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Sintra and the Templars – part two

The Templars took Sintra in Portugal but only held it for 150 years before they were crushed by the Pope and the King of France

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Sintra and the Templars – part one

Sintra in Portugal is a place of mystery associated with the Knights Templar as TV historian Tony McMahon investigates

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Gypsies and the Knights Templar

TV historian Tony McMahon investigates the historical links between the Knights Templar and gypsies – a secret and fascinating relationship

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Tony McMahon – TV historian and Past Preservers

Tony McMahon Past Preservers

TV historian Tony McMahon is now registered with the Past Preservers agency if you’d like him to appear in your history documentary series

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The many Crusades fought in medieval Europe

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There wasn’t just one crusade but multiple crusades in medieval Europe from modern Spain all the way up to Russia as Tony McMahon discovers

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Knights Templar and Knights Hospitaller – what’s the difference?

Templar Hospitaller

TV Historian Tony McMahon examines the differences between the Knights Templar and Knights Hospitaller and other medieval orders

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Ten trees for ten dead Knights Templar

Suffolk Templar

In the Suffolk village of Kedlington in England there are ten elm trees that may have been planted on the bodies of ten dead Knights Templar

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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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