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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
WHERE: Canonicus Camp & Conference Center, 54 Exeter Road Exeter, Rhode Island
9) February 1515: "Baptista Casalius canonicus Lateranensis deputatus ad decantandum evangelium in lingua greca in capella S.
See Henri Le Bran, Archidiaconus, sive de archidiaconorum dignitate et officiis, tractatus canonicus (Rouen: Lallemant, 1659), particularly 92-179.
But ecclesiastical Latin canon referred to a "catalogue of sacred writings," and canonicus for "clergyman" who was "of the rule.
He bought land from the Narragansett chiefs Canonicus and Miantonomi for the city he named "Providence" in thanks to God.
Cum canonicus, ubi glossa [Decretales 3, 39, 6], et notatur in c.
The Narragansett sachem Canonicus sent to Governor Bradford a bundle of arrows wrapped in snakeskin, a symbol that Squanto informed them was a traditional challenge.
Item quod ille sic deputatus et presentatus canonicus, nuncupetur canonicus canonicatus tituli ad honorem Sancti Zenobii, qui fuit de domo et Familia de Ieronimis predictis.
7) The same register also indicates that `Master William Brownynge' became rector of Berrynarbor in 1430 and remained so until his death in 1454/5, a fact confirmed by Brownyng's will, in which he refers to himself as `Willelmus Brownyng canonicus ecclesie cathedralis beati Petri Exon' ac ecclesiarum parochialium de Uggeburgh et Byrynerberd Exon' diocesis rector licet indignus.
Ad ultionem igitur se canonicus vigor exerat, et petulantium clericorum mala compescat, quatinus et beatitudini vestrae, quod absit, nevus non obrepat infamiae, et solitus nitor aecclesiasticae resplendeat disciplinae.
Moril vocabatur, quod etiam pie creditur, ne fama et memoria depereat, cum ipse vivens, licet canonicus non existat, vite sanctissime fuerit, atquehuic ecclesie, ut invenitur, bona maxima contulerit, fiat aliquod signum aut epitaphium ve1 sepultura quo ejus memoria et inhumatio perpetuo conservari valeat"; Deville, 1833, forward.