Knights Hospitallers


noun

Also called: Knights of St John of Jerusalem a military religious order founded about the time of the first crusade (1096–99) among European crusaders. It took its name from a hospital and hostel in JerusalemFull name: Knights of the Hospital of St John of Jerusalem

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