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Spies who infiltrated the Knights Templar

Tony McMahon looks at evidence that the Knights Templar were infiltrated by spies sent in by the King of France

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Bernardo Gui – inquisitor at the time of the Knights Templar

The BBC is broadcasting a new TV series based on The Name of the Rose – a fantastic novel by the late Italian author Umberto Eco. It tells the story of a Franciscan friar, William of Baskerville, who visits an…

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Is Knight Templar bravery a myth?

Templar expert Tony McMahon examines how loyal and brave the Knights Templar actually were in reality

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SPECIAL INVESTIGATION: Cannibal horror in the Crusades?

A special investigation by the Templar Knight blog into medieval allegations that human meat was eaten by soldiers during the Crusades

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Medieval chroniclers who hated the Knights Templar

The medieval contemporaries of the Knights Templar who hated the order and criticised them

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KNIGHTFALL character profile: William De Nogaret

William De Nogaret is a leading character in Knightfall – but who was he in real life?

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The Templars – the mystery of their first ten years!

The first ten years of the Knights Templar is shrouded in mystery as Tony McMahon discovers

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The Knights Templar versus the medieval chroniclers

The Knights Templar got a terrible write up from medieval chroniclers like Walter Map and William of Tyre

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Templars put on trial in the Tower of London

Many Knights Templar ended up being interrogated within the high walls of the Tower of London and made to confess all manner of crimes

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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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