The Templar Knight

Archives


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

Read More

KNIGHTFALL character profile: William De Nogaret

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

Read More

Were the Knights Templar heretics?

The Knights Templar have been accused of being gnostic and Templar expert Tony McMahon investigates

Read More

Investigating the Priory of Sion and the Knights Templar

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

Read More

Were the medieval Assassins the precursors of ISIS in the 21st century?

Was the medieval cult of the Assassins a precursor to the 21st century terrorists of ISIS or Daesh?

Read More

Vatican scandal – a history of papal wickedness

Corrupt and evil popes through history

Read More

Quest for the True Cross – FAQs

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

Read More

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…

Read More

Dealing with the violent bits in the Bible

I was at a christening two years ago when a priest in an Anglican church read a passage from the Old Testament.  It was the story of how God’s annointed people, the Israelites, totally destroyed a rival tribe taking no…

Read More

Sir William de Mandeville – Templar hero!

Meet Sir William de Mandeville – a Templar hero

Read More