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 Encyclopedia: Order of chivalry
Votive Orders, temporarily formed on the basis of a vow; these were courtly chivalric games rather than actual pledges as in the case of the fraternal orders; three are known from their statutes
The Order of the Golden Fleece (Orden del Toisón de Oro in Spanish) is an order of chivalry founded in 1430 by Duke Philip III of Burgundy to celebrate his marriage to the Portuguese princess Isabelle of Aviz.
Order of the Golden Militia; Order of the Golden Spur Papal order of knighthood conferred upon those who have rendered distinguished service in propagating the Catholic Faith, or who have contributed to the glory of the Church, either by feat of arms, writings, or other illustrious acts.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Order-of-chivalry   (1606 words)

 History of Orders of Chivalry
Orders of Chivalry are, primarily, a historical phenomenon peculiar to Western European Christendom of the Middle Ages.
Orders of chivalry, like the Church in general, were recipients of many donations, often in the form of land (e.g., a lord would become a knight and give his possessions to his order).
The aura of orders of chivalry was being actively maintained by the exploits of the Knights of Saint-John ruling their kingdom of Rhodes and fighting the Turks; but most of all by the popularity of the Arthurian novels, international bestsellers of the time, detailing the glorious deeds of the Knights of the Round Table.
www.heraldica.org /topics/orders/ordhist.htm   (5189 words)

 SMOM Faqs - Order of Malta in the UK
Are the Knights of Columbus an order of chivalry?
The primary goal of the Order of Malta is the care of the poor and sick, not the prosecution of imitation orders of Saint John.
The only order "of Saint Lazarus" traditionally recognised by the Order of Malta is the Order of Saints Maurice and Lazarus bestowed by the Head of the Royal House of Savoy, the dynasty that ruled Italy until 1946.
www.orderofmalta.org.uk /faqs.htm   (1580 words)

 The Monarchy Today > The Queen's role > Sovereign as Fountain of Honour > Order of The Garter   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The Order of the Garter is the most senior and the oldest British Order of Chivalry and was founded by Edward III in 1348.
The Order, consisting of the King and twenty-five knights, was intended by Edward III to be reserved as the highest reward for loyalty and for military merit.
Today, the Order has returned to its original function as a mark of royal favour; Knights of the Garter are chosen personally by the Sovereign to honour those who have held public office, who have contributed in a particular way to national life or who have served the Sovereign personally.
www.royal.gov.uk /output/Page490.asp   (1027 words)

 The Norton Anthology of English Literature: The Middle Ages: Topic 1: Texts and Contexts
There were, in fact, religious orders of knights like the Knights of the Temple (Templars), but for Lull the order of chivalry remains a secular institution.
The science and school of the order of chivalry is that the knight make his son to learn in his youth to ride.
For chivalry is to maintain justice, and therefore is the sword made cutting on both sides to signify that the knight ought with the sword maintain chivalry and justice.
www.wwnorton.com /nael/middleages/topic_1/lull.htm   (2366 words)

 Order of St. George -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The Order of St. George the Triumphant, Imperial Russian (Click link for more info and facts about Order of Chivalry) Order of Chivalry.
This order was established in (Click link for more info and facts about Russian Empire) Russian Empire on November 26, 1769 by (Empress of Russia who greatly increased the territory of the empire (1729-1796)) Catherine the Great and had four degrees.
The order had to be worn in a special way in accordance with its class, and the insignia of the order includes:
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/o/or/order_of_st._george.htm   (398 words)

 Chivalry - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Chivalry was in essence a warrior code propagated by the Church.
Etymology: English from 1292, loaned from Old French chevalerie "horsemanship," from chevaler "horseman" from Medieval Latin caballarius "horseman"; cavalry is from the Middle French form of the same word.
Chivalry during the Reign of Edward III an article from Shadowed Realm
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Chivalry   (345 words)

 Sovereign Military Order of Malta in the United Kingdom
The Order of Malta is an international charity that is meeting the challenges of the 21st century.
Founded as the Order of the Hospital in 11th century Palestine, the knights (and dames) of Malta are part of a millennial Christian tradition of service to humanity, first in the Middle East, then in Europe and around the world.
Dedicated to lives of religious devotion, the knights of the Order in England, Scotland and Wales who take religious vows are part of the Grand Priory of England, a religious community.
www.orderofmalta.org.uk   (444 words)

 The Order of Chivalry
Well it is when the wise man speaketh, for thereby may we win much of wisdom and good and courtesy; well it is to haunt the company of him who taketh heed to his ways and setteth not his heart upon folly.
In thee the holy order of knighthood would be ill bestowed, for thou art of the false law, and have neither faith not baptism.
For if it were not for chivalry little would our baronage avail, for 't is the knights defend Holy Church, and do justice against those who would mishandle us; and I will not withhold me from their praise.
www.pos1.info /o/orderchiv.htm   (1757 words)

 Noble Order of Chivalry   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The Noble Order of Chivalry is governed in much the same fashion as that of Feudal Europe during the Middle Ages.
The Sovereign's Council shall serve as the executive board for Noble Order of Chivalry and consist of the Crown Prince, Earl Marshal, Grand Chancellor, Sovereign of Arms, Royal Treasurer, Royal Clerk, Grand High Warden of the Guilds, Grand Viziers, and Grand Regent of the Seven Nations.
The Council of the Round Table shall serve as an official means of communication and meeting between the Crown Prince of the Noble Order of Chivalry and the Arch Dukes of the Arch Duchies of the Noble Order of Chivalry.
www.nobleorder.org /organization_overview.htm   (1082 words)

 The Most Noble Order of the Garter.
The Order is the highest English Order of Chivalry and is one of the most important of all such Orders throughout the world.
This Order was founded in 1348 by King Edward III as a noble fraternity (or Chapter) consisting of the King, the Prince of Wales and 24 Knights Companion.
While Edward III may outwardly have professed the Order of the Garter to be a revival of The Round Table, it is probable that privately its formation was a move to gain support for his claim to the French throne.
www.churchill-society-london.org.uk /garter.html   (2408 words)

 The Portuguese Military Orders   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
These Orders were founded during the severe conditions of the Reconquest of Iberian Peninsula from the Moorish invaders, the Crusades of the West.
The Order of Aviz, originally known as the Evora Militiae was founded circa 1170 and later joined the Rule of the Castilian Order of Calatrava.
The Order of St. James of the Sword founded in the Kingdom of León became active in Portugal by 1172, where it formed a grand-commandery, till it became autonomous by 1288.
www.geocities.com /Athens/Academy/3908/militaryorders/index.html   (417 words)

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Therefore it is not proper for the order of chivalry to grant honors to its enemies, or to them who act contrary to its origins.
And therefore the knight should be loved and feared by the people because of his noble heart, and his noble behavior and bounty, and the great and high honor granted him by his election, and because of his horse and his arms.
So high and noble is the order of chivalry that it is not enough that knights be chosen as the most noble persons, nor that they should be given the best and most noble beast and the best and most noble arms.
www-rohan.sdsu.edu /~amtower/llull.html   (756 words)

 The Chivalry FAQ Sheet
Chivalry is a system of discipline and social interaction that is derived from the warrior class of medieval times, especially and primarily the class of trained warriors who participated in the Crusades (12th - 14th centuries).
Chivalry, or horsemanship, is "chevalerie." "Chevaleriere" (with a grave accent on the next-to-last "e") is the word for "signet ring." Presumably this refers to the armigerous status of knights and anyone capable of owning a horse.
Chivalry hate sites are managed by persons known in the field as Order Assassins and Order Grumps, a few of whom are very well-known in the Chivalric community for their snobbery and nasty dispositions.
www.greeleynet.com /~maxalla/OKHSSub/Chivalry_FAQ.html   (4069 words)

 orders of chivalry   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
a survey of the history of orders of chivalry, from the original military-monastic orders of the eastern and western Crusades to the monarchical orders of...
Overview of the Order of the Garter, the oldest British Order of Chivalry.
Polish orders of chivalry finally became accepted as part of the Polish...
www.bestmedalsinfo.com /20/orders-of-chivalry.html   (281 words)

 A History of the Order of Knights of the Holy Sepulchre
The Roman Catholic Equestrian Order was again "reformed" in 1976 by Pope Paul VI and given a new Charter which altered the purpose and character of the Order.
The Order is not a "chivalric re-creation," nor is it a "fraternal organization," and it holds in its archives letters of recognition from many other Orders of Chivalry, as well as many Noble and Royal Houses.
The Intercessor of this Order of Knighthood is the Blessed Mary Theotokos.
www.greeleynet.com /~maxalla/OKHSSub/ohs.html   (2239 words)

 Chivalric Manuals   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The Book of Knighthood and Chivalry was one of the more widely read of the chivalric manuals with it being translated into most of the languages of Europe during the next 150 years.
He was outspoken in favor of reforming the morality and improvement of the prowess of the chivalry of France.
However it remains pertinent to the discussion since tourneys provided a fertile training ground for the chivalry of the previous three centuries, and also as an interesting view of what this 15th Century knight believed tourneys to be like in earlier centuries.
blake.montclair.edu /~vincentiw/reviews/chivalry/chivalric_manuals.htm   (3397 words)

 Albert Pike DeMolay Bodies
At the 1928 session of the International Supreme Council, Dad Land was granted authority to inaugurate the Order of Chivalry.
The sole purpose of the Order was based on the same principle as the pledge system used by college fraternities, the securing of prospective members for DeMolay Chapters when the pledges are eligible.
A member of the Order of Chivalry was in no measure to be called a DeMolay or a Junior DeMolay.
www.albertpikedemolay.org /history/garven.html   (190 words)

 Order of Chivalry - Topic Powered by Groupee Community
The Chivalry Order was for 13-15 year olds when the minimum age for DeMolay was 16.
There is not relationship between the Ritual that was used in the Courts of the Order of Chivalry and that now being used by the Squires of the Round Table, so far as I can tell.
As the Order of Chivalry has not existed for many decades, I don't see a problem.
forums.demolay.org /eve/ubb.x/a/tpc/f/4266060504/m/515104161   (937 words)

 The Book of the Order of Chivalry   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The Book of the Order of Chivalry Review: Lull's work is, perhaps, one of the most often quoted and referenced works in all studies relating to medieval chivalry.
THE BOOK OF THE ORDER OF CHIVALRY (its English title) is valuable to have simply because it is good, simple prose that details the virtues of chivalry as they were espoused in the Midde Ages.
Thorough discussions of the symbolism of the Knights weapons and armor provide a wealth of material for those interested in chivalric orders or the mindset of the middle ages.
www.textkit.com /0_0963310003.html   (537 words)

 Order of Woodcraft Chivalry   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The Order of Woodcraft Chivalry was established in 1916 by Ernest Westlake, a British naturalist and research scientist, with the assistance of Ernest Thompson Seton, American naturalist and author, who helped Lord Baden-Powell establish the Boy Scout movement.
The Order of Woodcraft Chivalry was built around a dissatisfaction with the Scouting Movement.
This fonds consists of a number of pamphlets and handbooks of the Order of Woodcraft Chivalry which describe the aims, goals and activities of the boys' club.
www.trentu.ca /library/archives/89-012.htm   (347 words)

 Knighthood and Orders of Chivalry
The following pages deal with knights and knighthood, as well as the related concept of order of knighthood, both in its original form as a medieval institution, and its modern form as an award of merit.
Shaw, William Arthur: The knights of England; a complete record from the earliest time to the present day of the knights of all the orders of chivalry in England, Scotland, and Ireland, and of knights bachelors; Incorporating a complete list of knights bachelors dubbed in Ireland, compiled by G. Burtchaell.
The Orders of Chivalry Web Site, currently contains articles the British Orders of Chivalry, the Orders of St John (the Sovereign Order of Malta and on the four non-Catholic Orders of St John known as the Alliance Orders), the Order of St Lazarus, and the Order of St Stanislas.
www.heraldica.org /topics/orders   (433 words)

 The Most Noble Order of the Garter, its History, Ceremony, Coats of Arms and Crests.
The patron saint of the Order of the Garter is St George and as he is the patron saint of soldiers and also of England, the spiritual home of the order has therefore always been St George's Chapel in Windsor Castle.
The Most Noble Order of the Garter is one of the oldest and most important of all such Orders throughout the world, with the concept of like minded brotherhood dedicated to service and chivalry, these core principals having survived intact and are as relevant today as at its conception over 650 years ago.
Originally it was intended that the Order of the Garter was to consist of twenty four knights, however during 1349/50 it consisted of himself as Sovereign together with twenty five Knights Companion, one of whom was the Prince of Wales, the fl Prince.
www.heraldicsculptor.com /Garters.html   (7399 words)

 The Order of Chivalry
The Order of Chivalry has long since disbanded, but since this website remains, it may be time to put it to good use.
The Order of Chivalry is a group of Baldur's Gate II: Shadows of Amn players on Mplayer who share a strong sense of cooperation while in the game.
Despite the name, ALL CLASSES ARE WELCOME: chivalry refers only to the type of gameplay members of the Order are expected to demonstrate while playing the game.
www.geocities.com /orderofchivalry   (448 words)

 BBC NEWS | England | Berkshire | Garter parade seen by thousands
The annual parade saw Royal Knights and Ladies of the Order of the Garter - the oldest surviving Order of Chivalry - walk down to St George's Chapel.
The Order of the Garter was founded in 1348 by Edward III and is awarded by the sovereign for outstanding public service and achievements.
The origin of the garter itself is unclear but it is said to have been inspired by events at a ball in France where the King picked up a garter which had been dropped by the Countess of Salisbury.
news.bbc.co.uk /go/click/rss/1.0/-/1/hi/england/berkshire/3806335.stm   (328 words)

 Order of Chivalry
Therefore was created the Order of the Chivalry, to recognise those who, possessing all the other skills, virtues and attributes appropriate to members of the Peerage, shall also have distinguished themselves by their prowess at arms and chivalrous demeanour.
And this Order ranks in precedence with the Order of the Laurel and of the Pelican.
Continue to live by the Code of Chivalry: protect the weak and defenceless, respect and defend the honour of ladies and teach these values to others that may seek the true standard of Chivalry.
www.helsinki.fi /~leino/ceremonies/ceremonies/ceremonies-node11.html   (998 words)

 Kingdom of Ealdormere: Order of the Chivalry   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The Order consists of the Knights of the Society, as well as the Masters-at-Arms.
They have distinguished themselves as Peers of the Realm in the art of combat, and have shown themselves to be courteous, chivalrous and well-versed in the medieval arts and sciences.
This is a polling order, and the members of the Chivalry make their recommendations to the Crown concerning candidates for their Order.
www.ealdormere.sca.org /highrank_chivalry.shtml   (120 words)

 The High Order of Chivalry   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Masters of this order are Knights and use the title Sir/Dame or Knight of the Realm.
This High Order is split into the Order of the Dragon (those loyal to the King above all others) and the Order of the Pegasus (those loyal to the Queen above all others).
Prerequisites: Mastery in the Order of the Chalice, Mastery in the Order of the Talon and at least one AOH and an Auron in Chivalry.
www.dragonwynde.org /knights.html   (694 words)

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