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Waltham Abbey – the stormy history of a medieval church!

This week, in the English wintry sun, I visited a church packed with history – Waltham Abbey. It’s located in the county of Essex, just 15 minutes by train out of London. The church is famous for including the grave…

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So – where was Jesus really crucified? An Easter mystery!

So – where was Jesus really crucified? An Easter mystery!

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How the Nazis damaged a Templar Knight

During the Second World War a German bomb severely damaged the Templar church in London chipping the tombs of Templars

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English Kings whose bodies have disappeared!

The bodies of many famous Kings of England have disappeared over the centuries and never been found again

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The grave of the Prophet to be destroyed – but not by crusaders

During the crusades, there were numerous plans to try and invade Mecca and Medina to dig up the Prophet Mohammed and despoil the holy places. The view of Templars and all crusaders was that Islam had been a terrible heresy, a…

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The Holy Sepulchre – sacred to the Knights Templar

Why is the church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem so sacred to Christians and what was its inspiration for the Knights Templar? That was what I set out to discover on a visit to the holy city a few…

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My photos from inside the tomb of Jesus in Jerusalem!

The Church of the Holy Sepulchre was a place of worship that the Knights Templar venerated. So much so that Templar churches all over Europe were modelled on this circular church. And at its centre, still today, is the alleged…

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The power of saints relics in the Middle Ages

What was the power behind saints’ relics in the Middle Ages?

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