Thunder-ten-tronckh, a fictitious German castle (apparently sharing its name with the adjacent town), is the homeland of the title character of the French novel Candide (1759) by Voltaire.

Thunder-ten-tronckh in "Clash of Arms"Edit

Thunder-ten-tronckh was a castle in Westphalia, renowned throughout Europe for its biennial tournament. One year Magister Stephen de Windesore attended the tournament to study the coats of arms of the many knights who participated in the jousting.