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Chapel of Saint Helena in Jerusalem

When I visited the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem earlier this year, I walked down into the basement of the building and found a dark, underground chapel with huge amounts of character and charm. Whereas the rest of…

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Templars’ Lost Treasure – on National Geographic

They only existed for barely two centuries – but the Knights Templar continue to fascinate….so says the National Geographic channel and we certainly wouldn’t object. The knights formed the top of the medieval fighting machine and were based in the…

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Medieval battles – the blood, guts and fury

I never ceased to be amazed by the level of violence and gore in the Middle Ages – maybe an unhealthy fascination! In my book Quest for the True Cross (click HERE to download) – I depict a battle scene…

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Templar terminology – how they described themselves

Some friends reading my latest book (click HERE to view Quest For The True Cross) have pointed out that the terminology the Templars used can be quite confusing. Let’s have a look at some terms that come up very often….

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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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The Knights Templar today – who and where are they?

These are the organisations that claim to be the Knights Templar today

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Templar expert Dr Evelyn Lord talks to The Templar Knight blog!

I’m often asked if I can recommend any books that describe what the Templars were really all about – and I won’t hesitate to point you in the direction of the works of Dr Evelyn Lord…who has very kindly shared…

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Templar use of the Cross symbol

Three years after the fall of Edessa to the Seljuk Turks in the Holy Land, the already well established Templars were given the papal thumbs up to emblazon their white mantles with a red cross. This made them quite a…

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