CHARLES V AND THE ORDER OF MALTA
Royal Monastery of Yuste
From the 3rd to the 4th of October, 2019
The Order of Saint John of Jerusalem or the Order of Malta played a key role in the geopolitical conformation of the Europe of our time and in the international relations that are worth studying and analysing in order to explain in a summer course the singularities and most relevant historical events of the Order of the Hospital of Saint John of Jerusalem at the time of Charles V in a summer course; the great Spanish Masters of the Order during that period; Malta´s role in the Mediterranean emperor’s foreign and military policy; the rite of annual infeudation of handing over the Maltese falcon demanded by Charles V; the investiture ceremony to become part of the Order; the iconography of the Maltese knights during the time of Charles V; the relationship between Empire, Papacy and Malta and the Europeanist vocation and political and religious thinking of Charles V.
Organised by: the European and Ibero-American Academy of Yuste Foundation and National Heritage