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Contents: Introduction, Jonathan Riley-Smith; Part I General Issues: Milites ad terminum in the military orders during the 12th and 13th centuries, Alan Forey; Recent issues in Polish historiography of the Crusades, Darius von Güttner Sporzynski; A comparison of health at a village and a castle in the kingdom of Jerusalem during the 12th century, Piers Mitchell; Competition between the military-religious orders in Central Europe, c.1140–c.1270, Karl Borchardt; The military orders and the Chronicle of Morea, Kristian Molin; The military orders and their navies, Jürgen Sarnowsky; A new chronology for the Scandinavian branches of the military orders, Christer Carlsson; The Portuguese military orders and the oceanic navigations: from piracy to empire (15th to early16th centuries), Luís Adão da Fonseca. Part II Specific Issues: Ecclesiastical reform and the origins of the military orders: new perspectives on Hugh of Payns' letter, Luis García-Guijarro Ramos; The Hospital of St John, the bedroom of caritas, Myra Bom; The layout of the Jerusalem hospital in the 12th century: further thoughts and suggestions, Denys Pringle; The reputation of Gerard of Ridefort, Malcolm Barber; The London and Paris temples: a comparative analysis of their financial services for the kings during the 13th century, Ignacio de la Torre; Murder in the preceptory? The strange case of Peter of Valbéon, preceptor of the Hospitaller house of St Naxient (Dordogne), 1277–1304, David Bryson; The Teutonic knights during the Ibelin-Lombard conflict, Nicholas Morton; Hospitaller estate management in the medieval kingdom of Hungary (13th to 14th centuries), Zsolt Hunyadi; Aspects of non-noble family involvement in the Order of the Temple, Jochen Schenk; Templar trial testimony: voices from 1307 to 1311, Anne Gilmour-Bryson; Funerary monuments of Hospitaller Rhodes: an overview, Anna-Maria Kasdagli; The search for the defensive system of the Knights in Southern Rhodes, Michael Heslop; Regulations concerning the reception of Hospitaller milites in the first half of the 15th century, Pierre Bonneaud; The Hospitallers and the Catholic kings of Spain, 1474–1516, Carlos Barquero Goñi; The 15th-century maritime operations of the Knights of Rhodes, Theresa M. Vann; The priory of Vrana: the Order of St John in Croatia, H.J.A. Sire; Encounters with the 'other': the Hospitallers and the Maltese before the great siege of 1565, Emanuel Buttigieg; Building biographies. Graffitti, architecture and people at the Hospitaller preceptory at Ambel (Zaragoza), Spain, Christopher Gerrard and Robert Dauber; A man with a mission: a Venetian Hospitaller on 18th-century Malta, Victor Mallia-Milanes; Select bibliography; Index.