Dominic Selwood is a fan of everything historical, the quirkier the better. He writes on history for the UK’s Daily Telegraph, and contributes to a range of other newspapers and magazines. He appears regularly on television and radio. He is the author of Knights of the Cloister on the Knights Templar, and also writes ghost stories. He has a doctorate from the University of Oxford, and degrees from the Sorbonne, London, Poitiers, and Wales. He has taught and lectured in the UK and Europe on warfare, religion, the crusades, Templars, heresy, law, and all the fun stuff. He is an elected Fellow of the Royal Historical Society, and lives in London with his wife and their two children.