knights hospitallers

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Knights Hospitallers
1.  Also called: Knights of St John of Jerusalem, Full name: Knights of the Hospital 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 Jerusalem
2.  See Hospitaller

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