\tjuːtˈɒnɪk ˈɔːdə], \tjuːtˈɒnɪk ˈɔːdə], \t_j_uː_t_ˈɒ_n_ɪ_k ˈɔː_d_ə]\
Definitions of TEUTONIC ORDER
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The Teutonic Knights of the Hospital of St. Mary in Jerusalem. This order, founded by some charitable burghers of Lubeck and Bremen during the siege of Acre in the Third Crusade, 1189-91, rose to eminence under the fourth grand master, Herman of Salza. The order was then transferred to the Baltic. In 1525 Albert of Brandenburg renounced the title of grand master for that of Duke of Eastern Prussia, and laid the foundation for the modern kingdom of Prussia.
By Henry Percy Smith
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