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July 23rd, 2016
Episode 3560 of 3777 episodes
Just down an alley off Fleet St in central London is a small piece of Jerusalem. It’s been here since 1185, built by the Knights Templar when Fleet St was less busy than it is today. Bombed, but not destroyed in the Blitz, the Temple Church houses the tombs of the first Earl of Pembroke –author of Magna Carta – and his sons. Their effigies are hardly at rest. There they are, grasping the hilts of their swords, ready to rise up on the day of judgement. But the Knights Templar were not just about protecting pilgrims and slaughtering the infidel. Almost from the start, the Temple Church has been home to a choir of men and boys, and music remains at the core of its existence.
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