Tancred de Hauteville
Prince Tancred (known in French as Tancrède de Hauteville) was a Norman lord of Southern Italy who was among the first noblemen to join the Crusades in 1096. He saw considerable success on the campaign, and after the fall of Jerusalem he acquired the title Prince of Galilee. While his uncle Bohemond was imprisoned by Turks, Tancred served as regent of Antioch in his place, then controlled the region permanently when Bohemond returned to Europe.
Died: Dec. 12, 1112
On the Web
Catholic Encyclopedia: Tancred
Concise bio by Louis Bréhier.
Very brief overview at Infoplease.
Tancred of Hauteville
Short biography at the Encyclopedia Britannica.
Introductory info from the Columbia Encyclopedia.
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