By Helen Nicholson
It is a learn of the appearances of the Knights Templar, Knights Hospitaller and Teutonic Knights within the French, German and English epic and romance literature of the center a while. It examines their non secular roles, comparable to taking good care of the unwell, their warrior position of scuffling with Muslims, and examines the function of ''Templars'' within the Grail romances. It lines how those roles built over the years and considers what functionality the appearances of those army spiritual orders played within the composition of a piece of fictional literature. The common appearances of the army Orders in medieval fictional literature are of curiosity either to historians and to literary experts. This learn considers the topic intensive around the medieval interval. it's geared toward teachers attracted to the background of the army Orders and of the Crusades; medieval literary experts engaged on texts which come with the army Orders; and all people with an curiosity within the Grail legend.
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Cynthia Postan (London 1977); and the other works by these authors listed in the bibliography to this book. 81 Dieter Wojtecki, Studien zur Personengeschichte des Deutschen Ordens im 13 Jahrhundert, Quellen und Studien zur Geschichte des östlichen Europa, ed. Manfred Hellmann, vol. 3 (Wiesbaden, 1971), pp. 78–80, 88–91; Alan Forey, ‘Recruitment to the Military Orders (twelfth to mid-fourteenth centuries), Viator, 17 (1986), 139–71: here 143–7; reprinted in his Military Orders and Crusades, II; John Walker, ‘Crusaders and Patrons: the Influence of the Crusades on the Patronage of the Order of St Lazarus in England’, in The Military Orders: Fighting for the Faith, ed.
55), a Latin spelling of the same name. In the 1330s, Perceval de Semeries was an active warrior in Hainaut: Froissart, Chroniques. Dernière rédaction, pp. 71, 114, 118. In the latter part of the fourteenth century, one Palamedes Giovanni was admiral of the Hospital of St John on Rhodes and the Order’s prior of Venice: Malta, National Library, Archives of Malta 321, fol. 160 (new 169); Delaville le Roulx, Hospitaliers à Rhodes, pp. 212–13, 225, 229, 272, 278. The French chronicler Perceval de Cagny was writing in 1436: Chroniques de Perceval de Cagny, publiés pour la première fois, ed.
William Stubbs, 4 vols, RS 51 (London, 1868–71), 2, p. 17; see also Frank Barlow, Thomas Becket (London, 1986), 258–69; C. Tyerman, England and the Crusades, p. 43 and note 27. 6 On Humbert’s early career, see Peter the Venerable, Miracula, Bk 1, ch. 27, in Pat. , 189, cols.
Love, War and the Grail: Templars, Hospitallers and Teutonic Knights in Medieval Epic and Romance, 1150-1500 by Helen Nicholson