Knight orders

Explore the history and traditions of knight orders, from the legendary Knights Templar to modern-day chivalric organizations. Learn about their codes of honor, heroic deeds, and the impact they had on shaping the medieval world.
Knights Templar, Knights Templar Order, Knight Orders, Crusader Knight, Knights Hospitaller, Knight Armor, Crusaders, Kingdom Of Jerusalem, Medieval Knight

After the first crusade had captured the Holy City in 1099 (W2) and set up the Kingdom of Jerusalem, there arose a serious need to defend the new territory and extend its boundaries where possible. Support came readily from the Orders of Knights. These had been founded to meet various needs and they now turned their energies to the defence of the kingdom. The Knights Hospitallers of St. John of Jerusalem had been formed to care for sick pilgrims, but in 1113 took up arms to defend the…

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Janis Underwood