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Hospitaller Women in the Middle Ages
Language: en
Pages: 280
Authors: Anthony Luttrell
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-05-15 - Publisher: Routledge

This volume brings together recent and new research, with several items specially translated into English, on the sisters of the largest and most long-lived of the military-religious orders, the Hospital of St John of Jerusalem. In recent years there has been increasing scholarly interest in women's religious houses during the
The Knights Hospitaller in the Levant, c.1070-1309
Language: en
Pages: 334
Authors: J. Riley-Smith
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-05-31 - Publisher: Springer

As one of the greatest of the military orders that were generated in the Church, the Order of the Hospital of St John was a major landowner and a significant political presence in most European states. It was also a leading player in the settlements established in the Levant in
The Medieval Military Orders
Language: en
Pages: 216
Authors: Nicholas Morton
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-09-11 - Publisher: Routledge

This new addition to the popular Seminar Studies series looks at the origins, development and organisation of the Military Orders during the twelfth and thirteenth centuries, showing how they functioned as a form of religious life and concentrating on their role in the Crusades and in the government and defence
Women in the Military Orders of the Crusades
Language: en
Pages: 251
Authors: M. Bom
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-08-06 - Publisher: Springer

This study of the female members of the Order or Hospital of Saint John of Jerusalem in the High Middle Ages analyses their presence in the context of female monasticism and compares their position to the position of women in other religious military orders. Introducing questions of gender into the
Donations to the Knights Hospitaller in Britain and Ireland, 1291-1400
Language: en
Pages: 208
Authors: Rory MacLellan
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-11-29 - Publisher: Routledge

Donations to the Knights Hospitaller in Britain and Ireland, 1291-1400 is the first study of donations to the Knights Hospitaller throughout England and Ireland during the late-thirteenth and fourteenth centuries. The book demonstrates that patrons donated to both military and non-military orders for much the same reasons, particularly family connections