Procurator (Teutonic Knights)

The procurator or procurator general (Generalprokurator) of the Teutonic Knights was a position in their Monastic State of Prussia. The procurator was responsible for the court matters and administration of a specific region called a procuratoria, as well as commanding the army. As a commander, the procurator had brothers of the Teutonic Knights and vassal Old Prussians at his disposal. Procurators were under the direct command of the komturs.

ReferencesEdit

  • Kurt Forstreuter [de] and Hans Koeppen [de], Die Berichte der Generalprokuratoren des Deutschen Ordens an der Kurie, Cologne and Göttingen: Böhlau and Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 1960-1976.
    • vol. 1: Die Geschichte der Generalprokuratoren von den Anfängen bis 1403. 1961.
    • vol. 2: Peter von Wormditt (1403–1419). 1960.
    • vol. 3: Johann Tiergart (1419–1428)
      • 1st half-vol.: 1419–1423. 1966.
      • 2nd half-vol.: 1424–1428. 1971.
    • vol. 4: 1429–1436
      • 1st half-vol.: 1429–1432. 1973.
      • 2nd half-vol.: 1433–1436. 1976.