Recognized Orders for the SDLKJ

The Society of Descendants of the Latin Kingdom of Jerusalem admits members in three classes. Crusader Members must hold membership in an Order of Chivalry which fought in the Holy Land, or which are legal successors of such Orders. Orders presently recognized by the Society as meeting this standard are:

  • Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulchre of Jerusalem
  • Knightly Order of Saint John, Bailiwick of Brandenburg in Prussia
  • Knightly Order of Saint John, Sweden
  • Knightly Order of Saint John, The Netherlands
  • Most Venerable Order of St. John of Jerusalem
  • Order of Christ, House of Orleans-Braganza
  • Order of Christ, Portugal
  • Order of Merit of the Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulchre
  • Order of Merit of the Sovereign Military Hospitaller Order of Malta
  • Order of Saints Maurice and Lazarus, House of Savoy
  • Sovereign Military Hospitaller Order of St. John of Jerusalem of Rhodes and of Malta
  • Supreme Order of Christ, Holy See
  • Teutonic Order, Bailiwick of Utrecht in the Netherlands
  • Teutonic Order of Saint Mary of Jerusalem, Apostolic See of Rome

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