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Sintra – location of a secret Templar well

In the wooded landscape of Sintra in Portugal is an alleged Templar well used for initiation ceremonies as Tony McMahon discovers

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Buried – Templar treasure quest on History!

Tony McMahon appeared in the History TV documentary series Buried on the search for the lost treasure of the Knights Templar

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How the Templars became the Order of Christ

How the Knights Templar survived in Portugal by changing their name

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Why Pope Clement V crushed the Knights Templar

Tony McMahon visited Avignon, the French city where Pope Clement V lived – the pope who crushed the Knights Templar in 1307

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Winter is coming! But it’s a Templar winter, not a Targaryan one!

Knightfall will be with you soon! Winter is coming – but courtesy of the History Channel, it will be a Templar winter. Forget the dragons and white walkers, give me the Knights Templar any day of the week. Here is…

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Tomar – on a Templar quest with the History channel!

In 2017, I filmed with the History channel programme Buried in the Templar city of Tomar in central Portugal. We were on the search for evidence of Templar treasure at a place that was once teeming with Templar knights. Tomar…

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Tomar – mysterious city of the Knights Templar

Tomar was once a centre of Knights Templar power in Europe and possibly a location for the treasure they hid after being destroyed in the year 1307

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Where did all the Templar treasure disappear to?

There are accounts that the Knights Templar became pirates to hide their treasure and steal yet more

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Lisbon – from a Muslim to a Christian city

The conquest of Lisbon in the Crusades from its Muslim rulers was achieved by diverting a huge crusader army from all over Europe

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Siege of Acre – disaster for the Knights Templar

The Siege of Acre in 1291 saw the Mamluks overrun the crusader fortress defeating the Knights Hospitaller and Knights Templar

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