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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).


(Biography) died 1112, Norman hero of the First Crusade, who played a prominent part in the capture of Jerusalem (1099)


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1078?–1112, Norman leader in the 1st Crusade.
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But Tancred, the bay horse, began to make such spirited remonstrances against this frequent change of direction, that Stephen, catching sight of Willy Moss peeping through the gate, called out, "Here
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.
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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.
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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.
The fact that Tancred was written in four months demonstrates, O'Kell argues, that the work was important to Disraeli, or that, more prosaically, he needed the money, a concern which had certainly applied to some of Disraeli's earlier novels, for example Venetia (1837).
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.
Tancred Schiavoni is a partner in O'Melveny & Myers LLP's New York office and a member of the Class Actions, Mass Torts, and Insurance Litigation Practice.
Chapter Three shows how Judah's Lion, an 1843 novel by evangelical Charlotte Elizabeth Tonna, deals with a return to the Holy Land in a way comparable to the "new crusade" of Disraeli's aristocratic Young England hero, Tancred.