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More on Mark Hamill of Star Wars fame playing a Templar in Knightfall

The latest news on Mark Hamill of Star Wars fame playing a Templar knight in Knightfall on the History channel

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Was Jacques De Molay really the last Grand Master of the Templars?

Templar expert Tony McMahon investigates whether there was another Grand Master called Larmenius appointed by Jacques De Molay before he was burned at the stake

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Do the Templars control the world today?

I meet and talk to people in very different situations who are convinced that the Knights Templar in some guise or other control the world. How do they come to this view? A few months ago, I was talking to…

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The Dark Truths of the Templars – watch me on TV expose some secrets

I will be appearing as a guest several times in a special edition of Forbidden History devoted to exposing the secrets of the Knights Templar. Presented by Jamie Theakston and broadcast on UKTV/Yesterday TV, Forbidden History asks the questions you…

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What were the Templars up to in their first decade of existence?

According to the contemporary chronicler William of Tyre, nine “noble men of knightly rank” from the Champagne region of France founded the Templar order in the year 1118. So what they do in their first ten years? Well, the answer…

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Where did all the Templar treasure disappear to?

If the Knights Templar had vast wealth – then where did all this treasure disappear to? It’s a question that’s vexed many down the ages. The Templars were warriors, monks and medieval bankers. They ran a financial system through their…

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Did the Templars find anything under the Temple of Solomon?

First of all, we need to be sure what we mean by the Temple of Solomon. This was a building on the Temple Mount in Jerusalem during the Middle Ages. Under Muslim rule, it was the Al Aqsa mosque and…

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Five Knight Templar places to visit

Five key places mentioned in the Templar novel Quest for the True Cross by Tony McMahon

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Pagan Temples that became Christian churches pt 3

Last month I was in Rome and one theme of my trip was looking at pagan temples of the Roman period that were then converted into Christian churches during the Middle Ages. In the middle of the Roman Forum are…

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Pagan Temples that became Christian churches pt 1

I was in Rome last month and saw evidence of pagan temples converted into Christian churches – either being converted for new use or rebuilt using materials from the old temple. The Pantheon is a great example of a pagan…

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