St. James Templar Knight Tunic and Cloak by Marto of Toledo Spain 1519

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All cotton made clothing, composed of white colored tunic and cloak, both with a sewn red cross of Santiago. Typical dress of a knight of the order of St. James, founded in Spain in 1158 to protect the pilgrims on their way toward the Compostela sanctuary. One size. accessories not included
The Cross of Santiago, is the emblem of the military/monastic order of Santiago (Santiaguista) also known as Order of Saint James of Compostela. The origin of this order was in the kingdom of Leon Spain in the 12th century. Their name comes from the patron saint of Spain, James the Greater, under whom protection Galicians' and Asturians' Christians started to fight the Muslims in Spain in the 9th century.




All cotton made clothing, composed of white colored tunic and cloak, both with a sewn red cross of Santiago. Typical dress of a knight of the order of St. James, founded in Spain in 1158 to protect the pilgrims on their way toward the Compostela sanctuary. One size. accessories not included