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The Knights Hospitaller of the English Langue 1460-1565
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The Knights Hospitaller of the English Langue 1460-1565

Gregory O'Malley

Abstract

This book examines the English-speaking branch, or langue, of the Hospital of St John of Jerusalem, a military order devoted to the care of the sick and defence of the Latin East and based successively, in this period, in Rhodes and Malta. The order's houses in Britain and Ireland, governed from priories at Clerkenwell and Kilmainham, supported these activities with men and money, and also provided spiritual and other services to the local population. This work examines the recruitment of British and Irish members of the order and their family ties and career structure as well as their relatio ... More

Keywords: Knights Hospitaller, Malta, Rhodes, Clerkenwell, Kilmainham, military orders, langue

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2005 Print ISBN-13: 9780199253791
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2010 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199253791.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Gregory O'Malley, author

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