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.

History[edit]

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

Uniform[edit]

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

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Books[edit]

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

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