Order of Saint Anthony (Bavaria)

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The Order of Saint Anthony was a Bavarian military order founded in 1382 by Duke Albert of Bavaria.


The Order of Saint Anthony was created in 1382, after Duke Albert had pledged to go to war with the Ottoman Empire.[1]


The knights of Order of Saint Anthony wore a gold collar, from which hung a crutch and a little bell.[1]




  • McClintock, John; Strong, James (1981). Cyclopedia of Biblical, theological, and ecclesiastical literature. Grand Rapids, Mich.: Baker Book House. ISBN 9780801061233.

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