Hospitallers of St. John of Jerusalem

Hospitallers of St. John of Jerusalem
The most important of all the military orders, both for the extent of its area and for its duration

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  • St. John's Jerusalem — is a National Trust property at Sutton at Hone, Kent, England which includes the 13th century Knights Hospitallers Chapel and a garden moated by the River Darent. It is open to the public (on Wednesday afternoons, April October). It is sometimes… …   Wikipedia

  • Knights of the Order of the Hospital of St. John of Jerusalem —    This order was formed in 1099 AD after the capture of Jerusalem, and recognized by the Pope in 1113 AD. They provided hospitals and shelters for pilgrims on their way to the Holy Lands. These knights fought in almost every battle of the… …   The writer's dictionary of science fiction, fantasy, horror and mythology

  • Hospitallers — ▪ religious order also spelled  Hospitalers , also called  Order of Malta  or  Knights of Malta , formally (since 1961)  Sovereign Military and Hospitaller Order of St. John of Jerusalem, of Rhodes, and of Malta , previously (1113–1309)… …   Universalium

  • Hospitallers — • During the Middle Ages, among the hospitals established throughout, religious of both sexes lived under one roof, following the Rule of St. Augustine Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Hospitallers     Hospitallers …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Hospitallers —    The Order of the Hospital of St. John of Jerusalem, recognized as a religious order by Pope Paschal II in 1113. Initially, its goal was to provide charitable aid to pilgrims in the Holy Land. However, after the First Crusade s (q.v.) conquest… …   Historical dictionary of Byzantium

  • Hospitallers — The Knights of the Order of the Hospital of St. John of Jerusalem, an order of knights formed after the capture of Jerusalem in 1099 recognized by the pope in 1113. The order provided hospitals and shelter for pilgrims on their way to the Holy… …   Medieval glossary

  • Hospitallers —    These are the Knights of the Order of the Hospital of St. John of Jerusalem.    This order was formed in 1099 AD after the capture of Jerusalem, and recognized by the Pope in 1113 AD. They provided hospitals and shelters for pilgrims on their… …   The writer's dictionary of science fiction, fantasy, horror and mythology

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