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Never a dull moment on the road to Runnymede


Statue of two Knights Templar riding a horse in front of New Temple, London

New Temple, London, built by the Knights Templar
Originally so poor they rode into battle two on a horse,
the Knights Templar were an order of monastic knights who protected pilgrims travelling to the Holy Land. Sometimes called the White Knights, they wore white tunics with the red Crusader's Cross.

Ebook cover with London Eye

This file has become part of an ebook and hardcover. The story of Magna Carta is described in the ebook Share the Inheritance, 12 Gifts from Great Britain, Amazon UK and Amazon USA, and in the illustrated hardcover, which contains 125 colour images, and is available at Amazon UK and Amazon USA.

Book Cover share the inheritance

Next, the battle to defend Magna Carta and the Sovereignty of England. William Marshal and his son will be in the thick of it.


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