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Is Knight Templar bravery a myth?

Templar expert Tony McMahon examines how loyal and brave the Knights Templar actually were in reality

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SPECIAL INVESTIGATION: Cannibal horror in the Crusades?

A special investigation by the Templar Knight blog into medieval allegations that human meat was eaten by soldiers during the Crusades

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How White Supremacists and Islamists exploit the Middle Ages

How White Supremacists and Islamist extremists exploit the Middle Ages for their own political gain

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How the Templars became the Order of Christ

How the Knights Templar survived in Portugal by changing their name

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Mistaken statue of Saladin at Templar Kerak castle

At the Templar castle of Kerak in Jordan is a carved image that was once believed to be Saladin but actually is a thousand years older

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Crusaders storm the Temple of Artemis at Jerash

The Temple of Artemis at Jerash became a Saracen fortress and was stormed by a crusader army including Knights Templar who hid wealth there

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Cannibals in the Crusades – was human flesh eaten?

The idea that crusaders and Knights Templar were also cannibals who ate other humans during the Crusades is shocking and disturbing

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The Knights Templar massacre in Cyprus

The Knights Templar had an unhappy time trying to rule Cyprus faced with a revolt they had to crush with a massacre of the local population

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Last Templar Grand Master executed on March 18th

The year was 1314 and near to the cathedral of Notre Dame in Paris, the last Grand Master of the Knights Templar was burnt at the stake in front of a huge crowd. After two hundred years of crusading, it…

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The mummified heart of Richard the Lionheart

Richard the Lionheart had his heart mummified after being killed during a siege and then the heart disappeared for centuries

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