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 (tăng′krĭd) 1072?-1112.
Norman soldier. A leader in the First Crusade (1096-1099), he served as regent of the principality of Antioch (1101-1112).
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(Biography) died 1112, Norman hero of the First Crusade, who played a prominent part in the capture of Jerusalem (1099)
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(ˈtæŋ krɪd)

1078?–1112, Norman leader in the 1st Crusade.
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The plain of Esdraelon--"the battle-field of the nations"--only sets one to dreaming of Joshua, and Benhadad, and Saul, and Gideon; Tamerlane, Tancred, Coeur de Lion, and Saladin; the warrior Kings of Persia, Egypt's heroes, and Napoleon--for they all fought here.
After winning his way into Parliament he wrote in 1844-7 three political novels,' Coningsby,' 'Sybil,' and 'Tancred,' which set forth his Tory creed of opposition to the dominance of middle-class Liberalism.
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Tancred Palmieri is a professional thief with a straightforward personal code that keeps him just above abject criminality.
When Tancred first encounters Willow Azarian at a decrepit bar, she does not appear to to be the kind of woman who transforms a man's fortunes.
Gareth Tancred, CEO, British Institute of Facilities Management, said: "The story emerging from this report is a positive one for the FM industry in the region; it's a picture that we have seen in the UK version of this study."
In company with his warrior nephew, Tancred of Lecce, Bohemund must once more cross the Adriatic to the lands of the Byzantine Empire.
"We would definitely be interested in competing in the Asian Games," AOC spokesman Mike Tancred said.
Subsequently, in Disraeli's political biography of 1852 Lord George Bentinck (itself a cipher for a self-justification of his own career to that point) and in Tancred, Disraeli's novel of 1847, Disraeli was confident enough, perhaps established enough, to present and advocate Judaism on its own terms, turning a negative (anti-Jewish prejudice) into a positive, primarily for the furtherance of his own political career.
Tony Coyle is a trainer to follow and I 'm glad he''s decided to run TANCRED in the seven-furlong nursery at Doncaster today, rather than a mile event in which he was also entered yesterday.