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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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The True Cross – most venerated relic for the Templars

The True Cross is said to be the very cross upon which Jesus Christ was crucified. Splinters of it have turned up down the centuries. It was said to have been discovered, along with the crosses of the two thieves…

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Templars’ Lost Treasure – on National Geographic

What has happened to the treasure of the Templars? Gisors – clues to lost Templar treasure? When French soldiers went to arrest the knights at the massive Temple in Paris in 1307 – they found no treasure. Legend has it…

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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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Getting to grips with Knight Templar terminology!

Are you confused by Templar terminology? Do you wonder what on earth a Seneschal is or a Turcopole? Is a commandery the same thing as a preceptory? Getting Templar terms right? Some friends reading my latest book (click HERE to…

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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

The reason why the pope allowed the Knights Templar to put a red cross on their white mantles

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The missing Templar bodies at Segovia

My visit to the Templar church in Segovia where there are empty tombs and red crosses painted on the walls

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