The Order of the Hospital San Juan from Jerusalem has its origins about the year 1070, when a group of Italian merchants constructs a hospital in Jerusalem for the attention to the pilgrims.
When grows the popularity of the Templar, the Hospitable needs to change to warrior monks to be able to get the donations that were receiving the Military Orders, though they never left their welfare and charitable functions.
In 1306 they invaded the island of Rhodes establishing there their headquarters. Later they moved to the island of Malta, where they continued supporting the independence of their state and passed to be known as “The Knights of Malta”.
Hospitable Knight Tunic,
- This Hospitable Knight Tunic is made from medium weight black cotton.
- A white velvet cross has been beautifully stitched to the chest and faux leather trims adorns the collar and shoulders.
- Quartered with splits in the front and back as well as both sides provide room for fighting or riding.
This Hospitable Knight Tunic matches our Hospitable Knight Cape (sold separately)