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Exodus of the Templars – America Unearthed

America Unearthed is a great documentary series presented by Scott Wolter on Travel Channel and he investigats a Templar mystery with Tony McMahon

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Rosslyn – Templar Knight blog exclusive look

One wintry evening, I found myself on my own in Rosslyn chapel after the visitors had left. So – the Templar Knight blog to to investigate the secrets of this fascinating medieval place of worship. And of course – the…

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America Unearthed – the Knights Templar in America!

The intrepid Scott Wolter (pictured above with me) has been back on American TV screens once more with his incredible investigative series America Unearthed. I was honoured to be asked to hook up with Scott in Scotland to unearth clues…

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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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How to play medieval Chess

Medieval chess resembled our modern game in most respects but there were key differences in how pieces moved and the board appearance

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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 at the Battle of Bannockburn?

Nothing is more calculated to wind up a Scottish nationalist than to suggest that King Robert the Bruce needed help from the Knights Templar to win the Battle of Bannockburn in June 1314. We did it ourselves! They will cry…

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Magna Carta – a feminist charter?

Magna Carta is a surprisingly progressive charter for the year 1215 and some of its provisions border on being feminist as Tony McMahon reports

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Medieval Cluedo: Who murdered the Knights Templar?

Who murdered the Knights Templar and what was the motive? Tony McMahon plays a medieval game of Cluedo to find the answers to this mystery

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The son of the man who killed Macbeth becomes king

Michael Fassbender played Macbeth in the 2015 movie and also starred in Assassins Creed – a film that features the Templars as baddies

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