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 way to the Holy Lands. These knights fought in almost every battle of the Crusades. This order still exists today. See Teutonic Knights, Knights Templar and Knight.

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  • 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 — ▪ 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 —    the name given to several religious brotherhoods or orders of knights under vow to provide and care for the sick and wounded, originally in connection with pilgrimages and expeditions to Jerusalem …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • hospitallers — Hos·pi·tal·ler || hÉ’spɪtlÉ™ n. person who belonged to a religious military group that was founded in Jerusalem in the 12th century by European crusaders to take care for needy and sick pilgrims; person who is a member of a religious order… …   English contemporary dictionary

  • 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 — The knights of a religious order, so called because they built a hospital at Jerusalem, wherein pilgrims were received. All their lands and goods in England were given to the sovereign by 32 Hen. VIII, c. 24 …   Black's law dictionary

  • 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 Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006 …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Brothers Hospitallers of St. John of God — • The founder of this religious institution, was born 8 March, 1495, at Montemor Novo, in Portugal Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Brothers Hospitallers of St. John of God     Brothers Hospitaller …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Brothers Hospitallers of St. John of God — The Brothers Hospitallers of St. John of God are a Roman Catholic order founded in 1572. They are also known commonly as the Fatebenefratelli, meaning Do Good Brothers in Italian.HistorySt. John of God, the founder of this religious institution,… …   Wikipedia

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