I’m Tony McMahon – a man sporting his own luxuriant beard and a geeky obsession with history and politics. You may have seen me on Discovery, History, ITV or Yesterday talking about the Templars, Jesus, James Bond or UFOs. My passion is making history accessible and fun to mass audiences – hopefully, occasionally, I succeed!
Since 2011, I have been running the popular Templar Knight blog and published a mystery novel based on the exploits of intrepid English Templar knight Sir William de Mandeville, Quest for the True Cross.
On TV, I’ve commented on the seamier side of history – scandals, murders and unsolved mysteries. So – join me for a tour through the darker recesses of world history and let’s see what we discover…