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Order of St. John


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    • Order of Saint John
    • Most Venerable Order of the Hospital of St. John of Jerusalem
    • Venerable Order of St. John
    • VOSJ (Charity)
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    • found: Its website, 19 Sept. 2013(Order of St John, full name is Most Venerable Order of the Hospital of St John of Jerusalem; a major international charity stemming from roots that began in the 11th century and which in its current form was incorporated in the UK by a royal charter granted by Queen Victoria in 1888; closely associated with four other recognised Orders of St John in Europe, namely three Johannine Orders of St John, and the Order of Malta, all of which are united by common historical roots; there were originally three charitable foundations of the modern Order - the St John of Jerusalem Eye Hospital Foundation which was established in 1882, the St John Ambulance Association which was concerned with training the public in first aid and was established in 1877, and the the St John Ambulance Brigade which provided first aid care to the public and had its origins in 1873 becoming a foundation in 1887; the St John Ambulance Association and the St John Ambulance Brigade were amalgamated in 1974 to form the present St John Ambulance Foundation)
    • found: Wikipedia, 19 Sept. 2013:under Venerable Order of Saint John (the Most Venerable Order of the Hospital of Saint John of Jerusalem; commonly referred to simply as the Order of St. John or as the Venerable Order of Saint John (VOSJ) when distinction from other similarly named orders is desired) under St. John Ambulance (the Order of St. John is divided internationally into eight Priories; the Priory of England and the Islands is the home priory of the Order, and any country which does not belong to its own dedicated priory is assumed into this home priory)
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    • 2013-09-18: new
    • 2013-09-27: revised
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