Soldiers of Christ

The Knights Hospitaller and the Knights Templar in medieval Ireland


Martin Browne OSB & Colmán Ó Clabaigh OSB, editors

Hardback €45.00
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ISBN: 978-1-84682-572-9
November 2015. 280pp; ills.

A long way from Jerusalem: the Templars and Hospitallers in Ireland, c.1172–1348
Helen J. Nicholson

Authority and autonomy: relations between Clerkenwell, Kilmainham and the Hospitaller central convent after the Black Death
Gregory O’Malley

The Knights Hospitaller in Tudor Ireland: their dissolution and attempted revival
Brendan Scott

Continuity, legitimacy and strategy: the titular priors of Ireland – Romegas, González, Wyse and Brochero – and their relations with the Spanish monarchy, 1576–1625
Declan M. Downey

Building a frontier? The architecture of the military orders in medieval Ireland
Tadhg O’Keeffe and Pat Grogan

The archaeology of the Irish Hospitaller preceptories of Mourneabbey and Hospital in context
Eamonn Cotter

Temple House: from Templar castle to New English mansion
Kieran O’Conor and Paul Naessens

The visual culture of the Hospitaller Knights of the Priory of Ireland
Paul Caffrey

From swords to ploughshares: evidence for Templar agriculture in medieval Ireland
Margaret Murphy

‘Powerful adversaries’: the Knights Templar, landholding and litigation in the lordship of Ireland
Edward Coleman

Unforgivable trespasses: the Irish Hospitallers and the defence of their rights in the mid-thirteenth century
Paolo Virtuani

Prayer, politics and poetry: Cambridge, Corpus Christi College MS 405 and the Templars and Hospitallers at Kilbarry, Co. Waterford
Colmán Ó Clabaigh OSB