The Templar Knight

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The grim scenes that led the Knights Templar to be formed

The Knights Templar were formed as a result of attacks on pilgrims coming into Jerusalem who were attacked on the roads by Saracens

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Strange non-biblical tales of Jesus

In the medieval period there were stories about the teenage Jesus that had nothing to do with the bible and were completely made up

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Bizarre and unpleasant relics of saints!

There are some truly bizarre relics of saints from the Middle Ages and the Templars were fond of collecting them

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Did the Templars bring cannabis to Europe via the Assassins?

The theory that the Knights Templar brought cannabis to Europe via their contact with the Assassins

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What did the grotesque demon Abraxas have to do with the Knights Templar?

The strange connection between the demon Abraxas and the Knights Templar

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King John and the Templar master

The role that the Templar knights played supporting King John during the signing of the Magna Carta

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Were women allowed to join the Templars?

If women were allowed to join the Knights Templar – it remains a mystery what role they played in the order

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