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almoner

(formerly) a person who distributes alms or charity on behalf of a household or institution
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Barnes, who had been educated there and was a member of the court of Almoners, approached the Benevolent Fund and said he'd like to help.
96) NAI, DH B135/22, Ross to Hurson, 30 January 1946; Institute of Almoners Newsletter, 20 February 1946 (copy in NAI, DH B135/22).
There are many things, for example, on Place Saint-Sulpice: a town hall, a local finance office, a police station, three cafes, including one licensed to sell cigarettes, a cinema, a church on which Le Vau, Gittard, Oppenord, Servandoni, and Chalgrin all worked and which is dedicated to one of Clotaire II's almoners who was bishop of B urges from 624 to 644 and whose saint's day is January 17th, a publishing house, an undertaker's, a travel agency, a bus stop, a tailor's shop, a hotel, a fountain with statues of four great Christian orators (Bossuet, Fenelon, Flechier, and Massillon), a newspaper kiosk, a shop selling devotional objects, a car park, a beauty salon, and lots, lots more.
The division into two groups in Jerusalem was brought about by the influx of pro-Temple priests and the election of Hellenist almoners, led by Stephen (anti-Temple), whose influence must have been considerable.
32) The average age of orphans hired out by the Amsterdam almoners was also younger, as for them there were no objections to put children to work in silk winding at the age of seven.
Traditionally, Australian social welfare history has emphasised the intersection between the British-founded Charity Organisation Society (COS), the appointment of lady almoners to Melbourne hospitals, and the dominance of Protestant women.
And when the Dissolution came, and Evesham had no more need of almoners and monks, the last abbot - Philip Ballard - moved in to the old Almonry, to spend the pension of pounds 240 a year that the King had given him, and to watch from his window as the mighty church was torn down.
And two of the Cathedral staff's children -nine year old Michael Wilson and Kathryn Moran,11have also been chosen to act as the ceremonial Child Almoners.
THE NHS needs to get back to the old system with matrons and almoners in charge of running of hospitals.
Sir Edward Cazalet, chairman of the board of trustees, said: ``The Princess Royal's endorsement of the IJF was a great fillip to the staff particularly to the almoners who work so hard in looking after beneficiaries.
But they are still called to be "one-down" and not vindictive, receivers and not unilateral almoners, for the reversals in Jesus' scheme of things will undermine the bases of civil society, ultimately bringing down the mighty from their thrones, raising the lowly (cf.