1st crusade

 Kights hospitaller

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Adam de Irton, one of the Knights of St. John of Jerusalem, followed Godfrey de Bouillon to Palestine; where, among other feats of valour, he is mentioned as having, at one blow, cut off the head of a noble Saracen. His descendants remain at Jrton, in Cumberland.

Also know as Sir Adam de Ireys, For his service in the first Crusade, he was knighted and given the right to a Coat of Arms. He became a member of the Knights Hospitaller.