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The Knights Templar – magicians or heretics?

Was the order of the Knights Templar a bunch of magicians or heretics? Tony McMahon investigates

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My visit to Notre Dame before the fire

It still makes me feel sick. I got to visit Notre Dame cathedral twice in early 2019 just days before fire ripped through this medieval gem. Anybody who walked through that vast nave will know what a catastrophe this must…

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Game of Thrones and the Knights Templar

There are Templar influences in Game of Thrones if you look closely enough as Templar expert Tony McMahon discovers

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Ten most popular Templar blog posts – of all time!

This blog started way back in 2010 – and I’ve gone back and compiled the top ten most popular Templar blog posts over the last eight years. There are some that are no longer top scoring on the views front…

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Medieval Christmas – eight centuries ago!

What was a medieval Christmas really like? Templar expert Tony McMahon investigates Christmas in the Middle Ages

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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: Cannibal horror in 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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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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