Spain: Military Order of Calatrava

Orden Miliar de Calatrava

Ribbon: Red.

Instituted: 1158.
Suppressed: 1931.
Revived: 1980.

Awarded: Originally a brotherhood of religious knights formed to fight the Moors, today candidates must be of legitimate noble birth and baptised Catholics, as a secularised order they are permitted to marry.

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