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Cross of the Knights Hospitaller Unisex T-Shirt Front
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Cross of the Knights Hospitaller
Designed by mindwerkz
The basic Maltese cross of the Knights Hospitaller (the orders of St. John). Some of the modern orders use variations, but this is the original. The original Knights Hospitaller were individuals associated with a hospital in Jerusalem during the First Crusade. They became a sovereign religious and military order under Papal charter, charged with the care and defense of the Holy Land. After the conquest of the Holy Land by Islamic forces they evacuated to Cyprus but quickly grew weary of being used as pawns in local politics. They then conquered Rhodes and later Malta, which they ruled over until taken from them by Napoleon's forces upon refusing to allow enough of his ships to use a harbor of theirs at once to satisfy his timetable. Today the order is split into several incarnations based across Europe including the Sovereign Military Order of Malta that is effectively the Knights' Maltese government-in-exile hosted by the Vatican. The cross logo on the side of the TARDIS from Doctor Who is the cross of St John International (then called The Most Venerable Order of the Hospital of Saint John of Jerusalem) which adds a pair of lions and unicorns (the national animals of England and Scotland respectively). This incarnation of the Order is known for their multi-denominational membership and nondenominational charitable works. Artist's share of sales from this product will be donated to the charitable works of St John International (which includes emergency medical training & ambulance service worldwide and eye care to the underprivileged of Jerusalem and Palestine).

Unisex T-Shirt

  • Plain color t-shirts are 100% Cotton, Heather Grey is 90% Cotton/10% Polyester, Charcoal Heather is 52% Cotton/48% Polyester
  • Ethically sourced
  • Slim fit, but if that’s not your thing, order a size up
  • 4.2oz/145g, but if that’s too light, try our heavier classic tee.

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