By his black robe and the eight-pointed cross upon his sleeve, Alleyne recognized him as one of the Knights Hospitallers
Their fervor and discipline made them an elite component of most Crusader armies and Hospitaller
Knights (as they were also known) took part in most of the major engagements, including Hattin, Acre and Arsuf.
The Sovereign Order of Malta dates back to the 11th century when it was founded as the Knights Hospitaller
to tend to sick and wounded pilgrims in Jerusalem at the height of the Crusades.
Located on a busy medieval pilgrim route, a hospice was first established there by the Hospitaller
Knights of St John of Jerusalem in 1190 providing pilgrims with refreshment.
Tsiakka says "the book is a fascinating narrative taking us back in the late twelfth and early thirteenth century, when in 1192 the Lusignan royal family got hold of Cyprus, and in 1210 when King Hugh I de Lusignan granted the fief of Kolossi to the Knights Hospitaller
who must have constructed a tower there, as testified by its traces in the south-east of the present Castle.
Boro have purchased the Hurworth site from the religious order of the Hospitaller
Order of St John of God.
Soldiers of Christ: The Knights Templar and the Knights Hospitaller
in Medieval Ireland
In 1142 it was given by Raymond II, Count of Tripoli, to the Knights Hospitaller
Just outside the battle-scarred Syrian city of Homs, Bashar Assad's army and air force are pounding one of the country's most iconic historical sites, the Crusader castle, the Krak des Chevaliers built by the Knights Hospitaller
in the 13th century, with artillery fire and air strikes, trying to dislodge a couple of hundred Islamist rebels who have been squatting there for months.
The twelfth day honours more than one saint including Saint John Neumann, Saint Julian the Hospitaller
and Saint Edward the Confessor.
The hospital was built by the Knights Hospitaller
, a Christian military order.
His awards include the Ontario Medal for Good citizenship, the Queen's Golden and Diamond Jubilee Medals, and the Order of Merit of the Military and Hospitaller
Order of St.