Knights of Malta Website

Dear All–

For those wanting to know what the Knights Hospitaller are currently up to, and yes, they are an official state entity even to the present day, click on the link in this sentence.

Cheers,

DC

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Ceuta (and Melilla) Now

In September of last year the BBC did a nice piece on two towns established by the Iberian powers in the late 15th century as an outgrowth of the Reconquista and also as a springboards for establishing what would become their overseas empires.  Click here to read more…

The Knights of St. John Today!

We might assume that the various monastic military orders stemming from the era of the Crusades, some of which certainly survived by transforming themselves in the early modern period, must all surely have ceased to exist by now.  Nothing could be further from the truth.  For an interesting discussion of the Knights of St. John, an order stemming from the 11th century, click here….