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chantry

A chapel within a church, endowed for religious services for the soul of the donor or others he may designate.
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Richard Ede Henry Abingdon's chantry priest, 1509-12 (CWA1, p.573; CWA2)
Henry Meddow Chantry priest, 1533-4, who also taught the choristers for half the year (CWA3).
Robert Rypon Henry Abingdon's Chantry priest, Midsomer quarter, 1504 (CWA1, p.521)
John Waller Henry Abingdon's Chantry priest, 1515/16 (CWA2)
But if Sir Thomas wanted the books to be maintained as a pair, it is an open question as to whether the chantry priests nominated as their recipients by Sir Thomas ever took possession of them.
(3.) On the sharing of accommodations by chantry priests, see K.
Successive Acts of Parliament dispossessed the monks, friars and chantry priests; the parish clergy became progressively poorer and vacant parish livings proved hard to fill; above all the foundation of a cathedral with a relatively well-paid chapter resulted in a polarised body of affluent canons and impoverished parish ministers.