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Does the secret Chinon parchment exonerate the Knights Templar as claimed?

Why the Chinon Parchment found in the secret Vatican archives does not exonerate the Knights Templar from the charge of heresy

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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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KNIGHTFALL character profile: King Philip of France

King Philip of France is a leading character in Knightfall – but who was he in real life?

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Were the Knights Templar really the guardians of the Holy Grail?

Were the Knights Templar really the guardians of the Holy Grail?

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Friday 13th and the end of the Knights Templar

It’s one of those weeks again when a Friday 13th occurs and our thoughts turn to the Knights Templar. So why is the 13th so significant? On the morning of Friday 13th October 1307, a huge dawn raid saw Templars…

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Ten accusations made against the Knights Templar

In 1307, the Knights Templar were rounded up, imprisoned and tortured under secret orders issued by the King of France. The trials of top Templars would last for years and lead to many being burnt at the stake including the…

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Avignon – seat of the pope who crushed the Templars

Pope Clement V, the pope who crushed the Knights Templar, was based in Avignon

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Who was Jacques de Molay – last Templar Grand Master?

Everybody knows that Friday the 13th is unlucky because it was the day that Jacques de Molay and the last Knights Templar were rounded up and imprisoned by King Philip of France. De Molay would eventually be burnt to death…

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Top baddies of the Middle Ages!

    Here they are – the TOP baddies of the Middle Ages! KING JOHN OF ENGLAND Took on the barons and lost, then made to sign Magna Carta Excommunicated by the Pope Mislaid the crown jewels in a marshy…

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Origins of the Knights Templar

As is often said, the Templars were the first multinational corporation – through a network of preceptories across Europe and the Middle East, engaged in farming, shipping and finance to fund their crusading activities. The Templar Timeline 1118 – Foundation…

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