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Castles with hidden Templar treasure

templar castle treasure

Tony McMahon investigates some Templar castles where the knights’ treasure may indeed be buried such as Tomar and Montsegur

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Helen Nicholson describes Templar everyday life!

Helen Nicholson talks about her book The Everyday Life of the Templars – a look at how the Templars lived and worked

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Evidence of the Knights Templar and their treasure?

Has evidence of Templar treasure now been found off the coast of Israel? Could it be proof that the Knights Templar did indeed flee the Holy Land with tremendous bullion? Templar treasure? A team from Haifa University found the wreck…

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Omne Datum Optimum – the turning point for the Templars

Omne Datum Optimum (Latin for “Every Perfect Gift”) was a Papal Bull that gave full legitimacy to the Knights Templar? So, why was this pronouncement from the Pope so significant to the knights? Omne Datum Optimum – a big turning…

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Knights Templar farm opens in England

Saddlescombe is a Templar farm that shows us how the knights made money from farming to finance the crusades

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Templar banking – wasn’t that sinful?

Christians in the Middle Ages were discouraged from moneylending but Templar banking flew in the face of all that with the knights becoming very rich

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Why did King Philip of France crush the Templars?

King Philip of France, as depicted in Knightfall, crushed the Templars because he was short of money

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Templar bankers – thwarting Robin Hood

How did the Knights Templar make it harder for men like Robin Hood to rob the rich by operating a sophisticated financial system?

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