The gory history of Temple Bar in London where severed heads of traitors once adorned the top of it

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Temple Bar

There’s a monument that many office workers pass under every day that they’d never realise has a ghoulish past. It’s an innocuous old gateway that leads from the front of St Paul’s cathedral into Paternoster Square. A lovely old thing with two statues on either side. What’s not to like? Only you have to imagine […]

Knights Templar, lawyers and a bugler

The Knights Templar, the Nazis and a rebellious noble