General InformationEdit

The Knights The Knights are a Maltese Monastic Order. They are playable from 1309 to May 30, 1814; when the Knights are annexed by Great Britain Great Britain. Just like the the Flag of Teutonic Order Teutonic Order, the Knights Hospitaller still exists to this day.

See also: Malta Malta, Great Britain Great Britain, Jerusalem Jerusalem, Antioch Antioch, Tripoli (Crusader State) Tripoli, Edessa Edessa, Achaea Achaea, Athens Athens, Cyprus Cyprus, Provence Provence, Byzantium Byzantium, Ottomans Ottomans, Aragon Aragon, Spain Spain, Venice Venice, Genoa Genoa, Sicily Sicily, Naples Naples

Strategy Edit


Reestablish Jerusalem The Kingdom of JerusalemEdit


  • Jerusalem Jerusalem does not exist
  • Is Religion catholicCatholic
  • Does not have the Government republic Republic government type
  • Is not the HRE Icon Emperor of the HRE
  • Any of the following:
    • Owns Jerusalem
  • Is either:
  • Year is at most 1650
  • At Peace
  • Owns Core-creation cost Core Provinces: Jerusalem (379), Nablus (1854) and Gaza (364).

Upon Enactment:

  • Gain 28px-Prestige25 Prestige
  • Jerusalem Jerusalem gains Core-creation cost cores on:
    • The Trans-Jordan and Palestine areas
    • Tarabulus (378), Sayda (1855), and Aqaba (4268)
  • If not Cyprus Cyprus, The Knights The Knights, or Provence Provence
    • Jerusalem Jerusalem gain core on Jerusalem, Nablus and Gaza
    • Release Jerusalem Jerusalem as an independent nation
    • Change Jerusalem Jerusalem's primary culture to be same as our country's culture
  • If Cyprus Cyprus, The Knights The Knights or Provence Provence
    • Change country to Jerusalem Jerusalem
    • Gets the event New Traditions & Ambitions.
  • Jerusalem Jerusalem
    • Sets Capital capital to Jerusalem (379)
    • Changes religion of Jerusalem (379) to Religion catholicCatholic.
    • Changes government type to Government monarchy Feudal Monarchy
  • Set government rank to Kingdom Kingdom if Duchy Duchy.

Form Italy Italian NationEdit


Upon Enactment:

  • Country Changes to Italy Italy
  • Set government rank to Kingdom Kingdom if Duchy Duchy.
  • If an Holy Roman Empire HRE member and not an elector or emperor
    • Leave the HRE Icon HRE
    • Emperor receives event Italy breaks out of the Empire.
    • Emperor receives the opinion modifier Left the Holy Roman Empire towards Italy, worth -150 opinion.
  • Gain 28px-Prestige25 Prestige
  • Gain a permanent claim on the Italian Region
  • Get the event New Traditions & Ambitions.

Knights Hospitaller Ideas and Traditions Edit


  1. May Raid Coasts
  2. +5% Discipline


  1. Defense of the Faith: +25% Fort Defense
  2. Assistance to the Suffering: +15% Manpower Recovery Speed
  3. The Tongues of Knights: +1 Diplomatic Relations
  4. Reconquista of the Sea: +20% Galley Combat Ability, +25% Chance to Capture Enemy Ship
  5. Ecumenical Defenders of Christendom: -2 National Unrest
  6. Scourge of the Corsairs: +50% Naval Force Limit Modifier
  7. Crusader Tradition: +0.50% Yearly Army Tradition


  1. +2 Yearly Papal Influence