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More on the Templars and chess

An earlier blog post on medieval chess was very popular among fans of the Templars and I even got this message all the way from Egypt

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Did the Knights Templar play chess?

Chess was a courtly game of skill among both Christians and Muslims in the Templar era with even the knights playing their Muslim enemies at times

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Templar Rule Book created model campers?

The Templar Rule book laid down stringent instructions that led the knights to be model campers – the tidiest of warriors

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Sacred caves and the Knights Templar!

Caves are often associated with the Knights Templar and Tony McMahon has been investigating Wemyss and Tomar as well as Royston and Caynton caves

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Templar link to the Turin Shroud?

The Templecombe connection in rumours that the Turin Shroud was once in the hands of the Knights Templar

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What are the links between the Freemasons and the Knights Templar?

The links between the Knights Templar and the Freemasons exposed

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Violence and murder created the Knights Templar

Templar expert Tony McMahon looks at the climate of violence and mayhem that led up to the formation of the Knights Templar in 1118

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Top Ten Martyred Saints!

The top ten martyred saints – many of whom were revered by the Knights Templar

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Royston Cave – what were the Templars doing down there?

It is said that the Templars used caves for secret initiation rites like the one discovered at Royston

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