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The Templars (a book review)

Ah, the Templars. So much mystery, so much legend, so many trashy adventure novels written about them. And I mean trashy in a good way, because I bought those adventure novels. 660 more words

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Teaser Tuesday: The Templars

Like egg nog appearing in the dairy case in fall, the Wheel of Time has turned ’round to Teaser Tuesday. 459 more words

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Interview: Dan Jones, Autistic YouTuber and Author.

As some of you may know, one of my pencils is Abbie, from Abbiechic.com; earlier this year, we met, up, and explored Brighton. (See my post here.) 2,037 more words

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Grand Delusions: Why We all Believe the Weirdest Things

The title of this post is identical to the title of a Feature article by Dan Jones in the 18 November 2017 issue of the New Scientist. 972 more words

Human Memory: Theory And Data

Marie's Reading: "The Templars: The Rise and Spectacular Fall of God's Holy Warriors" by Dan Jones

Jones makes history so accessible and interesting, without sacrificing depth and scholarship.  His accounts are vivid and make great use of historical sources.  The Templars… 293 more words

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The Plantagenets

The price of living with more settled times with regards to the monarchy, is that Shakespeare would have very little history play material. Tales of Prince Phillip’s racism, Prince Andrew’s private flight expenses, not to mention all the tabloid marriage stuff wouldn’t exactly pack out the theatres for centuries to come. 428 more words

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My Thoughts on 'The Great Fire: In Real Time', Presented by Suzannah Lipscomb, Dan Jones and Rob Bell

FIRST AIRED: MAY-JUNE 2017
TV CHANNEL: CHANNEL 5
PRESENTERS: DR SUZANNAH LIPSCOMB, DAN JONES & ROB BELL

Everyone has heard about the Great Fire of London in 1666. 1,279 more words

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