Overview of Crusading Knights

Discussion in 'Historical References, Literature & Media Review' started by Bailey, Dec 26, 2016.

  1. Bailey A Fixture

    Hey all, I wrote up a reference article on a number of the crusading orders (Templars, Hospitallers, and Teutonic Knights). You can find the whole article here:

    This was directed towards painters new to this subject. Obviously there is a lot more material on each of the orders than what I could cover in a single article, but hopefully this will give people a good starting point. I cover some of the history for each of these orders and their typical clothing. If you wanted to paint a knight from one of these orders, I hope that this article will provide you with some useful information to start.
  2. Chrisr PlanetFigure Supporter

    Thank you for sharing this with us David. A good, succinct introductory article with good reference photographs. Greatly appreciated.

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  3. Jeff T Well-Known Member

    Excellent David!

    I am new to this subject, but have taken a big interest in it since painting a couple of Knights, and I watch any documentary on the subject now that comes on tv, so your article is of great interest to me.

    Thanks very much for posting it!

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