Return to Order Military Orders 4

Military Orders

Including under this term every kind of brotherhood of knights, secular as well as religious, historians of the military orders have enumerated as many as a hundred, even after eliminating the apocryphal and stillborn. This … Continue reading

Return to Order Military, Social, and Religious History of Chivalry and Knighthood 6

The Decay of the Middle Ages

In the fourteenth century a transformation of mentality began to take place in Christian Europe; in the course of the fifteenth century it became ever more apparent. The thirst for earthly pleasures became a burning … Continue reading