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Medieval chroniclers who hated the Knights Templar

The medieval contemporaries of the Knights Templar who hated the order and criticised them

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Friday 13th and the end of the Knights Templar

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

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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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King Philip of France – liar, bully and spin doctor

King Philip of France was a liar, bully and spin doctor and he brought all these skills into play when taking down the Knights Templar

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Templar secret initiation rites – the truth

For centuries, it’s been alleged that the Knights Templar had secret initiation rites through which a young man joined this order of holy warriors. Some allege the Templars used rituals from the Cathar heresy – a variant of Christianity condemned…

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Knights Templar and the secrets of the Kabbala

The relationship between the Knights Templar, the Temple of Solomon and the Kabbala is investigated by Templar expert Tony McMahon

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Templars and sodomy – were the knights really gay?

The Templars are often accused of being gay or more particularly sodomites but this may have been a propaganda slur

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The Templars, Sodomy and the Bishop

The role that bishop called Adam of Orleton had in accusing the Knights Templar of sodomy and then King Edward II

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