The Name of the Rose is a new TV series from the BBC but many may not realise that the inquisitor Bernardo Gui was a real person as Tony McMahon discovers
A special investigation by the Templar Knight blog into medieval allegations that human meat was eaten by soldiers during the Crusades
Medieval chroniclers were not big fans of the Knights Templar. Tony McMahon tries to find out why they hated the knights so much.
The first ten years of the Knights Templar is shrouded in mystery as Tony McMahon discovers
The Knights Templar got a terrible write up from medieval chroniclers like Walter Map and William of Tyre