By David Nicolle
Osprey's examine of Teutonic Knights from 1190 to 1561. the army Order of Teutonic Knights used to be one of many 3 most famed Crusading Orders; the others being the Templars and the Hospitallers. Like those , the Teutonic Knights at first targeted upon the renovation of the Crusader States within the center East. Wielding their swords within the identify in their religion, the crusading knights got down to reclaim Jerusalem. not like the Templars they survived the crises of identification and goal which the lack of the final Crusader mainland enclaves within the overdue 13th century and, just like the Hospitallers, they controlled to create a brand new function - and a brand new box of strive against - for themselves. while the Hospitallers concentrated their energies within the jap Mediterranean combating opposed to Muslim armies, the Teutonic Knights shifted their efforts to the Baltic, to the so-called Northern Crusades opposed to pagan Prussians and Lithuanians and, to a lesser volume, opposed to Orthodox Christian Russia. consequently the Order of Teutonic Knights turned an important energy, not just within the Baltic yet in north-central Europe as a complete. ironically, notwithstanding, it used to be their fellow Catholic Christian Polish neighbours who turned their most deadly foes, breaking the Order's energy within the mid-fifteenth century. The Teutonic Knights lingered on in what are actually Estonia and Latvia for one more century, yet this was once little greater than a feeble afterglow. This name will research this interesting army and spiritual order intimately, revealing the vibrant background of the crusades inside of Europe itself which inexorably replaced the way forward for the continent.
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Teutonic Knight: 1190-1561 by David Nicolle