International Mobility in the Military Orders: Travelling on Christ's Business (Religion and Culture in the Middle Ages)
By: Jochen Burgtorf (editor), Helen Jane Nicholson (editor)Hardback
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International Mobility is an anthology of essays by an international team of experts on the travels of the brothers of the international military religious orders: the Templars, Hospitallers, Teutonic Knights and others, during the Middle Ages. The military orders, particularly the Templars and Hospitallers, depended on intense West-East contacts and networks of extensive geographical proportions (from Spain to the Middle East, from Scotland to Northern Africa) for the exchange of personnel, resources, and monies. To date there has been no comprehensive study of the international contacts, networks and mobility of these orders. The essays collected here consider these questions from a variety of perspectives: general aspects and individual cases; the mobilization of resources for the East; regional studies - mobility and the military orders in the West; and national considerations in the international arena.
Helen Nicholson is Senior Lecturer in Medieval History at Cardiff University. Jochen Burgtorf is Assistant Professor of Medieval World History at California State University, Fullerton, and the author of several articles on the military orders.
I. General Aspects and Individual Cases; The Templars' and Hospitallers' High Dignitaries - Aspects of Horizontal Mobility - Jochen Burgtorf; Between Barcelona and Cyprus - The Travels of Berenguer of Cardona, Master of the Temple in Aragon and Catalonia; 1300-1301 - Alain Demurger; John Malkow of Prussia - A Case of Individual Mobility within the Teutonic Order c; 1400 - Axel Ehlers; II. The Mobilisation of Resources for the East; The Mobilisation of Hospitaller Manpower from Europe to the Holy Land in the thirteenth Century - Judith Bronstein; International Mobility in the Order of Saint Lazarus - twelfth to fourteenth centuries - Kay Peter Jankrift; The Exchange of Information and Money between the Hospitallers of Rhodes and their European Priories in the Fourteenth and Fifteenth Centuries - Theresa Vann; Hospitaller Brethren on Fifteenth-Century Rhodes - Jurgen Sarnowsky; III. Regional Studies - Mobility and the Military Orders in the West; Mobility of Templar Officers and High Dignitaries - The Case of North-Western Italy - Elena Bellomo; Hospitaller Officials of Foreign Origin in the Hungarian-Slavonian Priory, thirteenth to fourteenth Centuries - Zsolt Hunyadi; Secure Base and Constraints of Mobility - The Rheno-Flemish Bailiwick of the Teutonic Knights between Regional Bonds and Service to the Grand Master in the Later Middle Ages - Klaus van Eickels; Horizontal Mobility in the Portuguese Military Order of Avis, twelfth to fourteenth centuries - Maria Cristina Almeida e Cunha Alegre; The French Templar Houses and their Commanders - Christian Vogel; Mobility in the Order of the Temple - the Case of the Diocese of Limoges Seen Through the Trial Proceedings - Jean-Marie Allard; IV. National Considerations in the International Arena; International Mobility Versus 'National' Need - The Military Orders in the British Isles in the Thirteenth and Fourteenth Centuries - Helen J. Nicholson; Lepers, Land and Loyalty - the order of St Lazarus of Jerusalem in England and its overseas masters, c.1150-1320 - David Marcombe; The Catalan Hospitallers in Rhodes in the First Half of the Fifteenth Century - Pierre Bonneaud; Conclusion - Jochen Burgtorf and Helen J. Nicholson.
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