Teutonic Order

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Teutonic Order
Insignia Germany Order Teutonic.svg
Shield insignia in the style of the 14th century
Activec. 1190 – present
AllegianceHoly Roman Emperor (1190-1806), Papacy
TeepCatholic releegious order
(1192–1929 as militar order)
HeidquartersAcre (1192–1291)
Venice (1291–1309)
Marienburg (1309–1466)
Königsberg (1466–1525)
Mergentheim (1525–1809)
Vienna (1809 – present)
Nickname(s)Teutonic Knichts, German Order
PatronThe Virgin Mary, Saunt Elizabeth o Hungary, an Saunt George
AttireWhite mantle wi a black cross
Commanders
First Grand MasterHeinrich Walpot von Bassenheim
Current Grand MasterBruno Platter[1]

The Order o Brithers o the German Hoose o Saunt Mary in Jerusalem[2] (offeecial names: Laitin: Ordo domus Sanctæ Mariæ Theutonicorum Hierosolymitanorum, German: Orden der Brüder vom Deutschen Haus der Heiligen Maria in Jerusalem), commonly the Teutonic Order (the day: German Order [Deutscher Orden], an aa Deutschherrenorden or Deutschritterorden), wis a German medieval militar order, an acame in modren times a purely releegious Catholic order.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "The Grand Masters". Teutonic Order, Order of the Teutonic Knights of St. Mary's Hospital in Jerusalem. Retrieved 2011-01-30. Abbot Dr. Bruno Platter 2000– 
  2. Van Duren, Peter (1995). Orders of Knighthood and of Merit. C. Smythe. p. 212. ISBN 0-86140-371-1.