- 1078?–1112, Norman leader in the first Crusade.
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Will you oblige me so far as not to appear in the dress of Tancred to-night?Tales And Novels, Volume 5 (of 10)
The clerks looked curiously at Jan, for they thought she was Mrs. Tancred.Jan and Her Job
L. Allen Harker
Shortly after this, Tancred, attended by Baroni, passed the gate of Sion.
Every divan in Canobia was open, excepting the rooms of Tancred.
She was a capital sailor; at least she always told Tancred so.
- died 1112, Norman hero of the First Crusade, who played a prominent part in the capture of Jerusalem (1099)
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