chantry

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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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Sir Christopher Henry Abingdon's Chantry priest, 1504-5 (CWA1, p.
Richard Ede Henry Abingdon's chantry priest, 1509-12 (CWA1, p.
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.
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.
On the sharing of accommodations by chantry priests, see K.