For even the high lifted and chivalric Crusaders of old times were not content to traverse two thousand miles of land to fight for their holy sepulchre, without committing burglaries, picking pockets, and gaining other pious perquisites by the way.
James Ballantyne was unenthusiastic about the new collection, urging Scott to return to chivalric romances.
This correlates with the Grail as the Heavenly Rose of redemption, and is cognate with the chivalric ideals.
But it is a great mistake to suppose that such houses stand high in chivalric tradition.
Edward III made S George the patron saint of the chivalric Order of the Garter, based on the Knights of the Round Table.