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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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KNIGHTFALL character profile: William De Nogaret

William De Nogaret is a leading character in Knightfall – but who was he in real life?

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Were the Knights Templar heretics?

Were the Knights Templar heretics as charged?

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Investigating the Priory of Sion and the Knights Templar

Were the Knights Templar really set up by the secretive Priory of Sion?

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Vatican scandal – a history of papal wickedness

Corrupt and evil popes through history

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Quest for the True Cross – FAQs

Quest For The True Cross is a Templar adventure novel by Tony McMahon

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The cult of Santa Muerte claims some victims

A growing number of people in Mexico are turning to the worship of Saint Death – a figure who appears to be a combination of Catholic imagery with pre-Columbian beliefs. This blending of religious beliefs is called ‘syncretism’ and is…

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Sir William de Mandeville – Templar hero!

Meet Sir William de Mandeville – a Templar hero

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Paganism in Europe at the time of the Templars

We imagine that at the time of the Knights Templar, the whole of Europe was long converted to Christianity. Well, think again. Paganism was persistent for centuries after the Romans adopted the cross under the Emperor Constantine in the year…

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The Templars, Sodomy and the Bishop

This month’s edition of ‘History Today’ mentions in passing a certain bishop called Adam of Orleton who in a sermon on October 15th, 1327 declared that King Edward II of England, who was in the process of being deposed by…

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