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Orders of Knighthood and of Merit: The Pontifical, Religious, and Secularised Catholic-Founded Orders and Their Relationship to the Apostolic See Van Duren Bander

Orders of Knighthood and of Merit: The Pontifical, Religious, and Secularised Catholic-Founded Orders and Their Relationship to the Apostolic See

Van Duren Bander

Published July 11th 1996
ISBN : 9780861403714
Hardcover
784 pages
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This book, building upon Archbishops Cardinales Orders of Knighthood, Awards and the Holy See, this book presents the many Catholic-founded Orders of Knighthood in a new perspective, and deals not only with the Pontifical Equestrian Orders and theMoreThis book, building upon Archbishops Cardinales Orders of Knighthood, Awards and the Holy See, this book presents the many Catholic-founded Orders of Knighthood in a new perspective, and deals not only with the Pontifical Equestrian Orders and the two surviving religious Orders of Knighthood, but with the many Catholic-founded but secularized Orders--dynastic, state, and crown--that exist today. Drawing on source materials never before available, the author is able to expose misunderstandings and misinformation and highlight errors that have been perpetuated, sometimes for centuries.