Invite a Knight bring the Living History of the Hospitaller Crusades to your school or event

Invite a Knight Hospitaller Crusaders

Which countries went on the various crusades, what routes did they take and who were the personalities involved.

What did the Crusaders knights do once Jerusalem was won in 1099?

Why did the Crusade ultimately fail?

Baron Charles brings colour and life to the various crusader sites, Antioch, Jaffa, Tripoli and the amazing citadel of the Crac de Chevalier.

Who were the various Knightly orders and why were they formed (Templars, Hospitallers and Teutonic orders) and what happened to them after the crusaders left the holy land after the 9th Crusade led by Edward 1st in 1272 failed.

Baron Charles will detail the role of the Hospitaller knights, why they were formed, what they did and their legacy today.

This is NOT a RELIGIOUS Show in ANY way.

 

Invite a Knight Crusades
Invite a Knight Hospitaller Crusaders

It is the End of the 12th Century...Baron Charles Fitzthomas 2nd Earl of Derwent, a Norman knight from the Order of Knights of the Hospital of Saint John of Jerusalem during the 3rd Crusade.

Allow Baron Charles to bring the Crusades to life. He will explain the reasons behind the various Crusades that began with the successful 1st Crusade (1095-99) and ended with the defeat of Richard 1st (the Lionheart) in 1192. He will briefly mention the 4th to 9th crusades.

Baron Charles will explain Why and Who went on the various crusades, and why they succeeded or failed.

Who were the Hospitaller Knights, what do they do, both in the Holy Land and beyond. Baron Charles will explain all.

Learn the truth and myths behind the crusades.

Throughout the presentation Baron Charles will enthrall and entertain the audience using REAL and child safe weapons in an interactive performance.

Invite a Knight Hospitaller Crusaders
Invite a Knight Crusades
Invite a Knight Hospitaller Crusaders
Invite a Knight Hospitaller Crusaders