Definitions for tancredˈtæŋ krɪd

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  1. Tancred(noun)

    Norman leader in the First Crusade who played an important role in the capture of Jerusalem (1078-1112)

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  1. Tancred

    Tancred is an unincorporated community in Yolo County, California. It lies at an elevation of 299 feet.

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  1. Tancred

    a famous crusader, hero of Tasso's great poem; was the son of Palgrave Otho the Good, and of Emma, Robert Guiscard's sister; for great deeds done in the first crusade he was rewarded with the principality of Tiberias; in the "Jerusalem Delivered" Tasso, following the chroniclers, represents him as the very "flower and pattern of chivalry"; stands as the type of "a very gentle perfect knight"; died at Antioch of a wound received in battle (1078-1112).

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