Genealogy Projects tagged with knights on the Geni Family Tree

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  • New England Gateway Ancestors of Proven Royal Descent

    New England Gateway Ancestors of Proven Royal Descent Roland's guide to surviving medieval genealogy in the Internet age. See also:# Mid-Atlantic Gateway Ancestors of Proven Royal Descent # Southern Atlantic Gateway Ancestors of Proven Royal Descent # Gateway Ancestors of Proven Royal Descent of Canada and the West IndiesYou have New England roots. You’ve worked tirelessly for years on your gen...

  • Knights of the Garter

    Knights of the Garter The Order of the Garter is the most senior and the oldest British Order of Chivalry and was founded by Edward III in 1348. Edward, the Black Prince (son of Edward the III) was the first Knight of the Order of the Garter This project is on History Link The Order, consisting of the King and twenty-five knights, honours those who have held public office, who have co...

  • 1386 Battle of the Vikhra River

    If in your family tree you have persons that were participants of the Battle of the Vikhra River , please add them to this project. It would be great if within the profile description "About" there would be brief biography. Within opened profile page use the 'Actions' button to "Add to project". Select this project (you must be on the list of collaborators in this project to see it on the sele...

  • Geni naming conventions - knights

    Naming Conventions for Knights =Knights and Dames are people who # have been granted a knighthood by a sovereign or# belong to an order of chivalry. These titles are held for life. They are not hereditary. There are also knights who # hold an hereditary title of knighthood.The naming rules in each category are similar but can vary depending on the type of knighthood. This overview simplifies a ...

  • Knights Templar

    For naming conventions, see Medieval Kingdoms of Western Europe . At their peak, the Order of the Knights Templar (sometimes known as Temple Knights) had around 20,000 members. The legends surrounding their exploits may or may not be real (see below) but the men certainly were. This project is being created to give recognition to our ancestors, considered to be among the bravest of knights, K...

  • French Knights and Peerage

    [ ] III de Craon~B~~Baldwin of Antioch~Baldwin of Bethune~Arnaud Guillaume de Barbazan~Jean de Beaumanoir~Saint Bobo~Bouchard de Marly~C~~Jean de Carrouges~Alixandre de Caumont~Anseau de Cayeux~Geoffroi de Chary~André de Chauvigny~Tristan de Clermont~D~~Philippe de Rémi ~E~~Édouard I de Beaujed~F~~Godemar I du Fay~G~~Gaillard I de Durfort~Gaillard III de Durfort~Eustace Grenier~Guillaume II Ama...

  • Order of the 400 Knights of Malta (1523)

    The Sovereign Military Order of Malta (SMOM) , officially the Sovereign Military Hospitaller Order of Saint John of Jerusalem, of Rhodes and of Malta (Italian: Sovrano Militare Ordine Ospedaliero di San Giovanni di Gerusalemme di Rodi e di Malta; Latin: Supremus Militaris Ordo Hospitalarius Sancti Ioannis Hierosolymitani Rhodiensis et Melitensis) and also known as the Order of Malta, is a Catho...

  • 1410 Battle of Grunwald Participants

    The Battle of Grunwald , Battle of Žalgiris or First Battle of Tannenberg was fought on 15 July 1410 during the Polish–Lithuanian–Teutonic War. The alliance of the Crown of the Kingdom of Poland and the Grand Duchy of Lithuania, led respectively by King Władysław II Jagiełło (Jogaila) and Grand Duke Vytautas, decisively defeated the German–Prussian Teutonic Knights, led by Grand Master Ulrich v...

  • 1399 Battle of the Vorskla River

    If in your family tree you have persons that were participants of the Battle of the Vorskla River , please add them to this project. It would be great if within the profile description "About" there would be brief biography. Within opened profile page use the 'Actions' button to "Add to project". Select this project (you must be on the list of collaborators in this project to see it on the sel...

  • Lid van een RIDDERSCHAP

    Lid van een RIDDERSCHAP De staatkundige invloed van de ADEL kreeg in de Nederlanden 'n eigen karakter doordat edelen zich aaneensloten in RIDDERSCHAPPEN, organen die vanaf de 15e eeuw bestuurlijke status kregen. Dat 'verbond' ontstond zowel in gewestelijk, provinciaal als in stedelijk verband. In 1425 is bijvoorbeeld voor 't eerst sprake van de 'ridderscap uyt Drenthe', aanduiding voor de geh...

  • Heraldry - Discovering Your Family Coat of Arms

    It has been discussed many times and a number of people have often wondered: "What IS my family's Coat of Arms?" and "HOW do I find out?" There are a few key points to keep in mind when doing this kind of specialized research.1. If you are Full-Blooded Eskimo, Aborigine, Pygmy, Neanderthal, Iceman, Hobbit (yes, this was an actual human race), Martian, or any other Race, which does not have dire...

  • Verdi Gallery sub page 24: Aroldo

    ( MOVE BACK TO THE MAIN PAGE - VERDI GALLERY ) Historical persons (HP) behind the opera characters Performers and collaborators of the first premieres Performers most liked by Giuseppe Verdi and his wife Giuseppina Strepponi Greatest performers after Verdi's times Persons are sorted by roles and birth years. Please, add profiles only to the main page, "Verdi Gallery". A...

  • Military orders

    For naming conventions, please see Medieval Kingdoms of Western Europe . A military order is a Christian society of knights that was founded for crusading, i.e. propagating and/or defending the faith (originally Catholic, after the reformation sometimes Protestant), either in the Holy Land or against Islam (Reconquista) or pagans (mainly Baltic region) in Europe. Many orders became secularize...

  • Medieval Women as Knights and Leaders of Warfare

    A collection of Articles and Profiles. Knights in the Middle AgesThere were two ways anyone could be a knight: by holding land under a knight's fee, or by being made a knight or inducted into an order of knighthood. There are examples of both cases for women.==Female Orders of Knighthood===The Order of the HatchetThere is a case of a clearly military order of knighthood for women. It is the ord...

  • Garter stall plates gallery

    Garter stall plates are small enamelled brass plates located in St George's Chapel, Windsor Castle displaying the names and arms of the Knights of the Garter . Each knight is allotted a stall in St George's Chapel and the stall plate is affixed to his personal stall. His successor knight in that stall adds his own stall plate and thus a fairly complete series of stall plates survives for the su...

  • Armigers of America

    I'm creating this Project for all those of Armigerous decdants and those who have a tradition of being armigerous. Also for those in America who have been granted arms by an Athourity or who have created and Adopted there own Coats of Arms.