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Oak Island – the Templar and Viking connection!

Templar expert Tony McMahon looks at whether the knights buried their treasure on Oak Island off the coast of Nova Scotia

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Knight Templar ancestors – how to find them?

Templar expert Tony McMahon guides you on finding your Templar ancestors in England, Ireland and Scotland using online resources and local parish records

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Templar treasure hidden at Gisors in France?

One of the greatest mysteries relating to the Knights Templar is whether the order discovered some form of treasure in Jerusalem that would offer an explanation for their fabulous wealth. And was that treasure hidden, as has been alleged, at…

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Were the Templars linked to Robert the Bruce?

  Netflix has just launched its glossy drama on Robert the Bruce titled Outlaw King. Chris Pine is in the lead role. It’s a sympathetic characterisation of Robert compared to Mel Gibson’s hatchet job in Braveheart. But what viewers may…

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Where did all the Templar treasure disappear to?

If the Knights Templar had vast wealth – then where did all this treasure disappear to? It’s a question that’s vexed many down the ages. The Templars were warriors, monks and medieval bankers. They ran a financial system through their…

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The Legend Quest – Holy Grail – Ashley Cowie

Being aired on Syfy is the breathless series Legend Quest where ‘archaeological explorer’ Ashley Cowie charges round discovering mysteries. In the episode I’ve just watched, he fixed his gaze on the Holy Grail and the Knights Templar. OK – let’s…

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Rosslyn – mysterious skeletons are not Knights Templar

Some mysterious skeletons buried under the altar of Rosslyn church are not Knights Templar as had been thought

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