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Contents: Introduction, Jonathan Riley-Smith; Part I Historiography: Hospitaller historiography: heritages and heresies, Anthony T. Luttrell; A survey of research on the history of the military ordersIn Poland in the Middle Ages, Maria Starnawska; Historiography and history: medieval studies on the military orders in Spain since 1975, Luis Garcia-Guijarro Ramos; The Knights Templar between theatre and history: Raynouard's works on the Templars (1805–1813), Alain Demurger. Part II Liturgy and Fiction, Heraldry and Piety: Sad stories of the death of kings: last illnesses and funerary rites of the Grand Masters of the Order of St John from Aubusson to the Cotoners, Ann Williams; The liturgical policies of the Hospitallers between the invention of printing and the Council of Trent: the evidence of early printed breviaries and missals, Cristina Dondi; Hospitallers, mysticism, and reform in late medieval Strasburg, Karl Borchardt; Heraldry in medieval Rhodes: Hospitallers and others, Anna-Maria Kasdagli; The fictional Hospitaller. Images and stories of the Knights of Malta in Count Jan Potocki's Manuscript Found in Sargossa, Yuri Stoyanov. Part III Templars, Teutonic Knights, and other Military Orders: The Templar order in north-western Italy: a general picture (1142–1312), Elena Bellomo; The Templar James of Garrigans: illuminator and deserter, Alan Forey; The university of Paris and the trial of the Templars, Paul F. Crawford; A look through the keyhole: Templars in Italy from the trial testimony, Ann Gilmour-Bryson; Teutonic castles in Cilician Armenia: a reappraisal, Kristian Molin; The use of indulgences by the Teutonic Order in the Middle Ages, Axel Ehlers; Innocent III and the origins of the Order of Sword Brothers, Barbara Bombi; The military orders and Papal crusading propaganda, Rudolf Hiestand; The Hospitaller and Templar houses of Périgord: some observations, David Bryson; The battle of Tannenberg-Grunwald-Zalgiris (1410) as reflected in 20th-century monuments, Sven Ekdahl. Part IV Hospitallers: The decree of 1262: a glimpse into the economic decision-making of the Hospitallers, Judith Bronstein; The Hospitaller order in Acre and Manueth: the ceramic evidence, Edna J. Stern; Bioarchaeological analysis of the latrine soil from the 13th-century Hospital of St John in Acre, Israel, Piers D. Mitchell, Jacqui P. Huntley, Eliezer Stern; The Hospitallers and the 'Peasants' Revolt' of 1381, revisited, Helen Nicholson; The Hospitallers and the Kings of Castile in the 14th and 15th centuries, Carlos Barquero Goñi; The visit of Emperor Manuel II Palaeogogus at the Priory of St John in 1401, John Chrysostomides; John Kaye, the 'dread Turk', and the siege of Rhodes, Theresa M. Vann; The Hospitaller fraternity of St John at SS Johan and Cordula in Cologne, Klaus Militzer; Hospitaller commanderies in the Kingdom of Hungary (c. 1150–c. 1330), Zsolt Hunyadi; Frisians and foreigners in the Hospitaller house of Sneek: origin and careers, Johannes Adriaan Mol; Hospitaller baroque culture: the Order of St John's legacy to early modern Malta, Victor Mallia-Milanes; Select bibliography; Index.