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Day conference at the University of Hull on the Templars in Britain and Ireland, 22 April 2017

Posted on 21 April 2017 by Helen Nicholson

Three years after the first day conference on the Templars at the University of Hull, there will be a second day conference on Saturday 22 April 2017, at Blaydes House in the city of Hull. Starting at 10.30am, the morning’s programme will comprise papers on the Templars in Yorkshire; Temple Hirst, Faxfleet and Westerdale, while after
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The Knight Templar were not an underground order

Posted on 9 March 2017 by Helen Nicholson

in any sense of the word: https://gawainsmum.wordpress.com/2017/03/09/everyone-loves-a-mystery/ But the Templars did have lots of lovely chapels above ground. Blog post coming up soon.
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Cover and blurb

Posted on 21 February 2017 by Helen Nicholson

So here is the publisher’s front cover for the book; and here is the blurb: The lives of the medieval Templars seem hidden and mysterious. Helen Nicholson reveals their everyday world set out in early 14th-century records. The records of the Templars’ estates show us how they operated, the men and women who worked for
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The Everyday Life of the Templars: book submitted

Posted on 10 January 2017 by Helen Nicholson

I’ve now submitted the manuscript of the book of this blog, The Everyday Life of the Templars, to the publisher. Awaiting publishers’ feedback! For those of you in the John Percival Building here at Cardiff University: at 12.10pm on Tuesday 31 January 2017 in room 4.45 I’ll be presenting a short research paper on this material at the
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