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Bernardo Gui – inquisitor at the time of the Knights Templar

The BBC is broadcasting a new TV series based on The Name of the Rose – a fantastic novel by the late Italian author Umberto Eco. It tells the story of a Franciscan friar, William of Baskerville, who visits an…

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Did most people think the Templars were guilty?

In 1307, arrest warrants were issued for the Knights Templar from the King of France on charges of heresy, sodomy and conspiracy. This led to the trial over a seven year period of many knights including the leaders of the…

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Where was Jacques de Molay executed?

Tony McMahon searches for the exact spot where Templar grand master Jacques de Molay was executed in Paris

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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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Top Ten Heresies against the Catholic church

The Knights Templar were accused of heresy – one of the worst crimes in the Middle Ages which had dire consequences

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Templars – timeline to termination!

Here is the timeline for the arrest, trial and execution of the Knights Templar from the year 1307 onwards

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