Women in the Military Orders of the Crusades

Author(s): 
Bom, Myra Miranda
ISBN: 
9780230114135
Date published: 
July 2012
Hardback
Price: 
£50.00

This study of the female members of the Order or Hospital of Saint John of Jerusalem in the High Middle Ages analyses their presence in the context of female monasticism and compares their position to the position of women in other religious military orders. Introducing questions of gender into the history of the military orders.