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KNIGHTFALL character profile: Pope Boniface VIII

The truth about Pope Boniface VIII and his struggle with King Philip of France

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Friday 13th and the end of the Knights Templar

It’s one of those weeks again when a Friday 13th occurs and our thoughts turn to the Knights Templar. So why is the 13th so significant? On the morning of Friday 13th October 1307, a huge dawn raid saw Templars…

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How the Templars became the Order of Christ in Portugal

How the Knights Templar survived in Portugal by changing their name

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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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Top baddies of the Middle Ages!

    Here they are – the TOP baddies of the Middle Ages! KING JOHN OF ENGLAND Took on the barons and lost, then made to sign Magna Carta Excommunicated by the Pope Mislaid the crown jewels in a marshy…

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Torture and violence in the Middle Ages

A new book – The Better Angels of our Nature – blows apart the idea that the twentieth century was the most violent on record.  Yes, there were holocausts and global wars, but actually you were far less likely to…

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Terrifying the enemy in medieval sieges

Ending a siege as quickly as possible was always a good idea with both those inside and outside the castle needing to maintain supplies and fend off disease.  The weapons employed to wear down your enemy were as much psychological…

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