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Sacred statues without hair and clothes

Catholic churches all over Europe are graced with sacred statues of Christ, the Virgin Mary and the many, many saints. But when these churches are closed or renovated, we see these statues in a whole new light. Shorn of their…

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Do the Templars control the world today?

The idea that the Knights Templar control the world is surprisingly common on social media and online forums so Tony McMahon investigates why

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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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Were the Knights Templar heretics?

The Knights Templar have been accused of being gnostic and Templar expert Tony McMahon investigates

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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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Why Pope Clement V crushed the Knights Templar

Tony McMahon visited Avignon, the French city where Pope Clement V lived – the pope who crushed the Knights Templar in 1307

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The man behind the theory of the Da Vinci Code

Before Dan Brown popularised the idea of the Templars defending the bloodline of Jesus, there was a 1980s bestseller that also promoted this theory. It was called The Holy Blood and The Holy Grail. One of its co-authors was a…

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Soumrak Templářů – for Czech Templar fans!

Soumrak Templářů – or Twilight of the Templars – is the name given to my Knight Templar novel in the Czech Republic. In the UK, it sells as Quest for the True Cross. If you are Czech and heavily into the…

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My Templar book just out in hardback – in the Czech Republic

Europe’s leading publisher Bertelsmann has just published Quest For The True Cross through its Euromedia imprint in the Czech Republic.  Three hardback copies arrived for me in the post today – very exciting!  Unfortunately, I don’t speak a work of…

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