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Mother hated son – but both loved the Templars!

Teresa of Leon and her son Afonso of Portugal loved the Knights Templar but hated each other with a vengeance as Tony McMahon discovers

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Templar knights, Indiana Jones and Petra

The final scene of Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade is in Petra – a magnificent historical site where a Knight Templar guards the Holy Grail

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Mysterious Templar tunnels under Kerak castle

Kerak castle in Jordan was home to Reynald of Chatillon and underneath its honeycombed with Templar tunnels that are a feature of many Templar sites

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Templars put on trial in the Tower of London

Many Knights Templar ended up being interrogated within the high walls of the Tower of London and made to confess all manner of crimes

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Who was Jacques de Molay – last Templar Grand Master?

Jacques de Molay was the last Templar Grand Master burnt at the stake in 1314 after the Knights Templar were crushed by the King of France

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Interview with the Ancient and Noble Order of The Knights Templar

I’m very pleased to have reached out to The Ancient and Noble Order of the Knights Templar and they have kindly responded with some very helpful details on their aims and objectives. The Order has recently held its General Meeting…

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The Knights Templar today – who and where are they?

These are the organisations that claim to be the Knights Templar today

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Templar expert Dr Evelyn Lord talks to The Templar Knight blog!

I’m often asked if I can recommend any books that describe what the Templars were really all about – and I won’t hesitate to point you in the direction of the works of Dr Evelyn Lord…who has very kindly shared…

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Templar massacre at Jacob’s Ford in Syria

Jacob’s Ford was the scene of a huge massacre of the Knights Templar by a furious Saladin humiliated by his earlier defeat at Montgisard

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Shriners – the fez wearing Freemasons

I’ve always associated the Shriners with Laurel and Hardy in the movie where they have to go to a convention and they’re both wearing a fez. That might have been a Shriner convention because that’s the required headwear for this…

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