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Is Knight Templar bravery a myth?

Templar expert Tony McMahon examines how loyal and brave the Knights Templar actually were in reality

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Templar hero: André de Montbard

Who was André de Montbard – fifth Grand Master of the Knights Templar?

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Buried – the quest for Templar treasure on History

Buried on the History channel will reveal where the Knights Templar hid their treasure

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Al-Karak – crusader jewel in Jordan

The castle of Al-Karak in Jordan – الكرك – الأردن  – was visited by my good self in 2013. It is one of the great crusader forts still standing in the region. Unfortunately, three years after my visit, ISIS terrorists…

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Discipline in a Knight Templar squadron

How discipline was enforced in a Templar squadron with strict adherence to the Rule book

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Horrible things that happened in medieval sieges!

Some of the brutality and horror that used to occur during medieval sieges to intimidate the enemy

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Knight roasted to death in his armour

The horror for medieval knights of being roasted to death in their metal armour

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The Knights of Malta seen in Baghdad – apparently!

The Knights Templar have provided a feeding frenzy for conspiracy theorists for centuries. So, it’s kind of refreshing to see another religious military order – the Knights of Malta – getting the same treatment. I joke, of course. Allegations about…

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The missing Templar bodies at Segovia

My visit to the Templar church in Segovia where there are empty tombs and red crosses painted on the walls

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