There were a few hundred official Teutonic knights who fought with the heaviest armor in the beginning of the most advanced period of advanced plate armor before the widespread use of gunpowder. The Teutonic order on the other hand, was stationed in a very hostile environment (both in the holy land and not) but unlike the Templar, The Teutonic was more focused on Moral For with out the soldiers who could they fight on? The Teutonic grabs his Falchion sword that he dropped and slashes at the Templar who dodges the blade. The Teutonic Knight draws his Falchion Sword and twirls it around. Lithuania and Poland had actually officially declared Christianity as the official religion. The knight rubs the head of the horse and gives it an apple. The third order of monks, the Teutonic Knights, had a fortress in Acre but made their name in Northeastern Europe fighting against pagans and Orthodox Christianity. Because when the Templars were crushed, the Hospitallers benefited by gaining much of their lands … He grabs the Poleaxe, spins around, and dismounts the Teutonic off his horse. I know less about Templars, but Teutonic knights were some of the best soldiers in Europe, "guest knights" of the order usually were not as good in war. He whistles and his horse lowly canters toward him. Formed in the year 1192 in Acre, in the Levant, the medieval order played an important role in Outremer (the general name for the Crusader states), controlling the port tolls of Acre. Regardless of being planned or not, the return of the Lithuanians pushed back the already scattered guest crusaders and trapped the stalled charge of Ulrich. Teutonic Knights, the still-present order of German Catholics who defended pilgrims who traveled to the Holy Land and battled pagan Prussians on the side, vs. Knights Templar, knights who lived a life of poverty but were determined to break the lines of the Muslim armies. Ulrich along with nearly all of the ranking members of the Teutonic order were killed and many elite knights were captured. The Teutonic Knights focused more on the Pagans in Lithuania rather than the Saracens in the Holy lands like the Templar's did and in fact the Teutonic order is still around today though it is a Christian Charity organisation operating in Germany and Austria I believe. – The Top Ten Worst Aircraft of WWII, The Misfit Who, On His First Mission, Became the First Enlisted Airman To Receive a Medal of Honor, USS Archerfish: Sinking the 72,000-ton Aircraft Carrier Shinano, The Mystery of the Lost Legion: One of the Most Experienced Legions Vanished, In World War Two, The Germans Had Big Plans – Here Are Five Which Did Not Succeed, Defying Marine Corps Regulations By Racking Up 17 Convictions, & Being Declared A Deserter, Lucas Was Awarded The Medal Of Honor For His Actions That Day On Iwo Jima. The Teutonic Knights were known for their rapid and aggressive attacks and fierce subjugation of the many rebellions against their rule. The Templar takes out another dagger and his might Flail. They were originally created to provide care for poor, sick and injured pilgrims to the Holy Land. As tensions reached a boiling point the joint armies of Poland and Lithuania came together to invade Teutonic lands with goals of reclaim lost and disputed land. On the other hand, the Lithuanians were out of the battle for much longer than they should have been if they originally planned a false retreat. These nobles often brought sizeable contingents of their own men as well. The Teutonic Order's proper name is The Order of the Hospital of St. Mary of the Germans in Jerusalem. When the Order Militarized it modeled itself on the Templars. He sees a Teutonic Knight charging at full speed with his lance pointed right at the Templar. The Templar Grand Master Ponce d'Aubon reported to King Louis IX of France that the military order lost 500 people, both in Legnica and subsequent raids on three Templar villages and two "towers" among them nine brothers, three knights, and two sergeants. As they were essentially conducting one long crusade, they Teutonics were often joined by guest crusaders, nobles who sought to prove their piety and martial prowess by temporarily joining the cause. The Templar contribution was very small, estimated around 68–88 well-trained, well-armed soldiers; their letter to the king of France gives their losses as three brother knights, two sergeants and 500 'men'—according to their use of the term, probably peasants working their estates and thus neither better armed or trained than the rest of the army's infantry. A Templar Knight is slowly sharpening his sword. Functionally, the Orders have more in common than different but their histories are very different. He is able to send up his shield in time which absorbs the blow. The Knights Templar were occasionally at odds with the two other Christian military orders, the Knights Hospitaller and the Teutonic Knights, and decades of internecine feuds weakened Christian positions, both politically and militarily. It gallops away in fear. Prior to the battle, the Teutonic Grand Master sent two swords to King Jagiello and Prince Vytautas to “assist them in battle” a harsh insult to the leaders and an invitation of battle. Next match-up will be: Delta Force, America's primary, global counter-terrorism force who rain hell from the skies, vs. Russian Airborne Troops, other than being the largest paratrooper force in the world, these soldiers use the air to their advantage. On one hand, the Lithuanians returned in good order and won the day by capitalizing on disorganized Teutonic forces. https://deadliestfiction.fandom.com/wiki/User_blog:Omnicube1/Teutonic_Knights_vs._Knights_Templar?oldid=31783. Jagiello and Vytautas eventually reconciled, and Vytautas was given the title of grand prince. There were several including the Knights Hospitaller who actually predated the Templars.