By Helen J. Nicholson
Founded to help Christian pilgrims to the Holy Land and most renowned for his or her help for crusading, the army non secular Orders' actions and pursuits stretched some distance past the frontiers of Christendom. Representing probably the most fresh advances in examine, during this quantity 11 students from Europe and North the United States discover very important and hitherto under-researched points of the Orders' heritage, scrutinising their family with the papacy, their organisational constitution, their devotional practices, their fortresses and their presence within the localities of Western Europe. specific realization is given to the Templars' trial of 1307-12 and the query of ways the surviving Orders reorganised themselves after the lack of the dominion of Jerusalem in 1291. the vast majority of the papers reflect on the best army Orders, the Hospitallers and Templars, yet there also are experiences of the Orders of Mountjoy and of St Lazarus, exhibiting how they tailored their actions to neighborhood necessities. those stories mirror the power of present scholarship at the army non secular Orders.
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On the Margins of Crusading: The Military Orders, the Papacy and the Christian World (Crusades - Subsidia) by Helen J. Nicholson