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- proper noun A German
religious orderfounded in the late 12th century and known for conquering the Baltic Prussians and bringing Prussia under German control; the order exists today as a charitable organisation.
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Crusade, still another fraternity, known as the Teutonic Knights was established.
General History for Colleges and High Schools Philip Van Ness Myers
It was here that King Richard II died imprisoned by Bolingbroke who road with the Teutonic Knights.
So, how hands-off is the Glorious Tory Government™ going to be? Alix Mortimer 2009
Over fanatical Templars and cruel, black-clad Teutonic Knights, baking like armored lobsters in the blazing sun.
The Year's Best Science Fiction 23rd Annual Collection Dozois, Gardner 2006
Fighting between the Order of the Teutonic Knights and the Prussian Union in alliance with the Kingdom of Poland ended in 1466, and West Prussia, which including Torun, was ceded to Poland.
Nicolaus Copernicus Rabin, Sheila 2005
Because his credentials appealed to the kaiser (he was a Prussian nobleman, a Junker, descended from the Teutonic Knights) and to the Supreme Command (he had specialized in the study of the region of East Prussia through which the Russians were advancing) he was suddenly summoned to command the army opposing the invaders.
Castles of Steel Massie, Robert K., 1929- 2003
The Teutonic Knights escaped the fate of the Templars, though they were temporarily on the defensive.
Arrival of the Teutonic Knights, called to Prussia by Duke Conrad of Masovia (See 1229).
The LIVONIAN WAR, arising from the disputed succession to the Baltic territories ruled by the Teutonic Knights.
i. Russia 2001
Settlement of the Teutonic Knights in Prussia: union (1237) with the Livonian Brothers of the Sword and eastward expansion: foundation of Thorn (1231), Kulm (1232), and Marienwerder (1233).
Frederick's crusade (See 122829): return of Frederick due to illness; first excommunication (1227); resumption of crusade (1228); violent papal and imperial propaganda and recrimination; the Teutonic Knights under Hermann of Salza remained faithful to Frederick.