Knights Hospitallers


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Knights Hospitallers

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1. (Historical Terms) Also called: Knights of St John of Jerusalem a military religious order founded about the time of the first crusade (1096–99) among European crusaders. It took its name from a hospital and hostel in Jerusalem. Full name: Knights of the Hospital of St John of Jerusalem
2. (Historical Terms) See Hospitaller
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By his black robe and the eight-pointed cross upon his sleeve, Alleyne recognized him as one of the Knights Hospitallers of St.
Another 'new' site found during the digitisation is the location of the camera of the Knights Hospitallers of St John of Jerusalem.
The operation, involving at least 120 lawmen, also led to the demolition of the Presidio Headquarters Knights Hospitallers, which, according to NBP officials, served as the house of notorious drug dealer Luis Go.
The area itself is steeped in history and the magnificent building that was once Blairs College can trace its connections right back to the first owners the Knights Hospitallers of St John of Jerusalem.
Ken said the house, which has a distinctive layout known as hearth passage, was built circa 1500 and over the years there has been speculation that it was either a church house or that it was a hospice belonging to the Knights Hospitallers - a plaque with the society's distinctive cross emblem was on the front door - but the group has no record of any connection.
John Street, Valletta THE Baroque cathedral's rich heritage is due to the fact that it was the church of the Order of the Knights Hospitallers of St John of Jerusalem.
In some respects they read like different sides of the same coin: in the world of ecclesiastical politics, bishops, both secular and Cistercian, wield their power with a ruthlessness not dissimilar from the power-play of dukes, margraves, and knights hospitallers in the acquisitive and combative world of feudal politics.
org 18BEAUMARIS CASTLE War and Peace re-enactment by the Knights Hospitallers.
Nearby are the ruins of Low Chibburn Preceptory, set up in 1313 by the Knights Hospitallers of the Order of St John of Jerusalem.