Hospitaller Women In The Middle Ages
by Anthony Luttrell /
2006 / English / PDF
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This volume brings together recent and new research, with several items specially translated into English, on the sisters of the largest and most long-lived of the military-religious orders, the Hospital of St John of Jerusalem. It explores the roles which the Hospitaller sisters performed within their Order examines the problems of having men and women living within the same or adjoining houses studies relations between the Order and the patrons of its women's houses and looks at the career of a prominent woman within the Order during the Middle Ages.