Tancred

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Tancred Norman leader in the First Crusade who played an important role in the capture of Jerusalem (1078-1112)
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Usage

In literature:

The Yorkshire name Tankard is identical with Tancred.
"The Romance of Names" by Ernest Weekley
Tancred of Hauteville, from the Cotentin, followed there.
"The Story of Rouen" by Sir Theodore Andrea Cook
The royalist crusade now had no Tancred, only an uninspiring Duke of Brunswick.
"William Pitt and the Great War" by John Holland Rose
On his Tancred we can dwell with very different sensations.
"The Mirror of Taste, and Dramatic Censor" by Various
Tancred was defeated, but a reconciliation took place between the combatants.
"Great Men and Famous Women. Vol. 1 of 8" by Various
The name of this king was Tancred.
"Richard I" by Jacob Abbott
In September 1108 he regained his principality; but the struggle with Tancred continued, until it was composed by Baldwin in 1109.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Part 1, Slice 2" by Various
How have I trembled, when, at Tancred's stroke, Its gushing blood the gaping cypress pour'd!
"The Poetical Works of William Collins" by William Collins
Hugo Tancred's letter was dated.
"Jan and Her Job" by L. Allen Harker
Could it be that there was no Miss Tancred?
"The Return of the Prodigal" by May Sinclair
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