Pietrino del Ponte

Tenure 26 Aug 1534-17 November 1535 Nationality Italian Langue Italy Birth 1462 Death 17 November 1535 Notes Frater Perrinus Pontanus, astensis, natione Italus, XXVI. August. an. MDLIX. Antequam Rhodus a Turcis caperetur, praefectus erat insulae Cariae: qua amissa, inde discessit cum omnibus Equitibus suae praefecturae, et in Cariam concessit: quam cum etiam deserere coactus fuisset,

Pierre, Cardinal d’Aubusson

Tenure 1476-1503 Nationality French Langue Auvergne Birth ? Death 3.7.1503 Notes Cardinal. Ann. MCCCCLXXVI. frater Petrus Albussanus, ex Aruernia ortundus, ubi etiam coenobiarcha erat et praefectus urbis Rhodi, electus fuit isi magnum Magistrum: qui sollenne iuramentum more solito praestuit, se statuta Ordinis obsetuaturum: m sitque legatum Romam, ut Pontificem de sua electione certiorem faceter, et obsequium

Blessed Gerard

Tenure c.1100-1120 Nationality Italian or French Birth ? Death 3 Sep 1118/1120 (Jerusalem) Biographical Notes General Notes Founder of the Order (Free translation of the relevant passage from d’Avity) When Jerusalem was captured by Godfrey of Bouillon, Gerard was Rector or Master of the Hostel of St John. During the siege of the city, he

Emery d’Amboise

Tenure 1503-13.11.1512 Rhodes Nationality French Langue France Birth ? Death 13.11.1512 Rhodes Notes  Cum magnus Magister Albussonus moreretur, CCCLXXXVII Equites Rhodi co~gregati erant, qui successorem in ipsius locum elegerunt fratrem Emericum Ambasianum, fratrem Georgii Ambasiani Cardinalis et legati in Gallia, archiepiscopi Rothomagensis, X. Iul. MDIII. Erat nationis Francicae, et magnus coenobiarcha Franciae, cum eligeretur, ibique

Afonso de Portugal

Tenure 1202*-1206 Abdicated Nationality Portuguese Birth ? Death 15.3.1207 Notes d’Avity’s account After the death Grandmaster de Duisson in 1194* Fra  Afonso of Portugal was elected. He was a Kinght of the Order of St John and was born into the Portuguese royal family, though it is uncertain.