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Avignon – seat of the pope who crushed the Templars

Pope Clement V, the pope who crushed the Knights Templar, was based in Avignon

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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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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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Five juicy facts about the Knights Templar!

So you know everything there is to know about the Knights Templar – well, watch this short film and see how smart you really are. And tell me what facts you would include in future films!

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Who was Jacques de Molay – last Templar Grand Master?

Everybody knows that Friday the 13th is unlucky because it was the day that Jacques de Molay and the last Knights Templar were rounded up and imprisoned by King Philip of France. De Molay would eventually be burnt to death…

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Quest for the True Cross – FAQs

Quest For The True Cross is a Templar adventure novel by Tony McMahon

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Interview with the Grand Priory of Knights Templar in England and Wales

Around the world there are Knights Templar who are Freemasons and Templars who are Catholics or other denominations. The OSMTH has traditionally been seen as a Catholic oriented Templar body but it’s open to people of all Christian beliefs. So,…

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Why were the Knights Templar formed?

To find the Holy Grail of course! Well, that’s if you subscribe to the Dan Brown view of things.  But what was the official narrative for the foundation of the Templars?  Michael Haag in his book ‘The Templars’ recounts the…

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Top Ten movies about the Middle Ages

The top ten movies about the Middle Ages – how Hollywood has depicted the medieval period.

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London was once a walled city – but the wall has all but disappeared

London once had a wall that surrounded the city but it’s been demolished over the centuries

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