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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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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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