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Canonicus

(kənŏn`ĭkəs), c.1565–1647, Native North American chief, who ruled the Narragansett when the Pilgrims landed in New England. He granted (1636) Rhode Island to Roger WilliamsWilliams, Roger,
c.1603–1683, clergyman, advocate of religious freedom, founder of Rhode Island, b. London. A protégé of Sir Edward Coke, he graduated from Pembroke College, Cambridge, in 1627 and took Anglican orders.
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 and because of William's influence remained friendly to the settlers, despite their aggressive ways.
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Abbas beati Martini, SCILICET REX FRANCIAE, est canonicus de consuetudine et habet parvam proebendam quam habet sanctus Venantius, et debet sedere in sede thesaurarii .
El 'Manco Capac' (Figura 1) pertenecio a una tercera generacion mas evolucionada, siendo de la clase 'Canonicus', de la cual se construyeron nueve unidades (Canney, 1993).
65): 'Neque vero Turonensis ecclesia uel Locensis, ubi ad pedes meos magistri tui discipulorum minimus tam diu resedisti, aut Bizuntina ecclesia, in quibus canonicus sum, extra mundum sunt, quae me omnes et venerantur et fovent, et quae dico, discendi studio libenter accipiunt.'
Francesco Marrone convincingly traces Descartes's distinction between realitas formalis and realitas obiectiva to John the Canon (Ioannes Canonicus), a fourteenth-century Scotist, who had received it from Scotus himself.
(8) There is no way to ascertain whether he was the same individual whom William of Tyre and Arnulf of Orleans mention as being a distinguished teacher at Orleans sometime around 1145-1150, or whether he and the 'Hilarius clericus et canonicus' noted in an undated entry in a necrology from the Augustinian abbey of St Victor in Paris were the same person.
On August 1, 1864, they were transported aboard the gunship Canonicus to Jacksonville, Florida, and then marched west to Baldwin with three white infantry units--destroying railroad tracks along the way.