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Revenge of the Templars – what happened to the body of their chief enemy?

The Basilica of St Denis was the last resting place of the Kings and Queens of France – until they were exhumed in the French Revolution as Tony McMahon discovered

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Watch me on “Private Lives of the Monarchs” – discussing royal secrets

Back in April 2017, I filmed for a new TV series called Private Lives of the Monarchs investigating the salacious royal secrets of various kings and queens. The first episode airs in the UK on 20 November 2017 and will look at…

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Eleanor of Aquitaine – a fiery medieval queen

Eleanor of Aquitaine was one of several fiery queens in the medieval period. Far from being wilting wallflowers, many female monarchs wielded real power. They did this in the face of men who felt women should know their place. But…

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