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Susie Hodge

Biography

Susie Hodge

Susie Hodge is the author of more than 60 illustrated nonfiction books, mainly on history and art-related subjects. Among her highly regarded works are MEDIEVAL EUROPE and THE FORBIDDEN CITY. She has also authored textbooks for the educational market, including Teaching History 11–14 and Teaching History 14–16. In addition, she writes for such prominent institutions as the Museum of London, the Victoria and Albert Museum, and the Royal Academy of Arts.

Susie Hodge

Books by Susie Hodge

by Susie Hodge - Church History, History, Military, Nonfiction

SECRETS OF THE KNIGHTS TEMPLAR is the compelling chronicle of the warrior monks and their fight to defend the Catholic faith, and of their participation in the efforts to vie for control of the Holy Land with the Muslim armies of Kurdish military genius Saladin and his successors. Informally organized in 1119 to protect pilgrims on their journeys to visit the Holy Land, and officially sanctioned by the Catholic Church in 1129, the medieval Knights Templar grew into an elite fighting force that played a central role in the battles of the Crusades.