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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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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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KNIGHTFALL: The second episode!

Episode 2 of Knightfall – the plot so far

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How White Supremacists and Islamists exploit the Middle Ages

How White Supremacists and Islamist extremists exploit the Middle Ages for their own political gain

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How was medieval Easter celebrated?

Medieval Easter was way more important than Easter is today. Two reasons. One was the celebration of the resurrection of Christ and the other was the rebirth of the countryside. In feudal rural societies – never far from starvation –…

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The Templars – the mystery of their first ten years!

The first ten years of the Knights Templar is shrouded in mystery as Tony McMahon discovers

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Five great novels on the Knights Templar

Five books that transport you back to the world of the Knights Templar – capturing the sense of time and place, bringing to life the mysteries and secrets. Which novels should you be taking on your summer holidays? Here’s some…

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The Templars and Islam – friends or enemies?

When the Knights Templar were put on trial – they were accused of being too close to the Saracens. It was inferred that they were essentially in league with Islam. Though this may seem crazy, there is evidence that the…

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