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prebendary

1. a canon or member of the chapter of a cathedral or collegiate church who holds a prebend
2. Church of England an honorary canon with the title of prebendary
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He was also Canon of Wells and Prebendary of Ashill, from December 1453 until his death, and Rector of Abington Pigotts in South West Cambridgeshire, which he resigned in 1473.
(15) There are earlier London connections for Harley 1758 as well: as he notes in his inscription, Edmund Foxe was a member of Lincoln's Inn, and Manly and Rickert also draw attention to the name "Pembyrton" in fifteenth-century script on folio 230v; this, they note, may have been John Pemberton, prebendary of St.
Perhaps the most outspoken and quoted critic of the early 1690s was Humphrey Prideaux, Prebendary of Norwich and Archdeacon of Suffolk.
(16) Saint-Florent de Roye was founded in 1047 and had its own dean with twenty-two prebendary clergy.
Bucer received appointment as Regius Professor of Divinity at Cambridge, Vermigli as Regius Professor of Divinity at Oxford, and Ochino as a prebendary at Canterbury Cathedral.
As a prebendary of Durham Cathedral, Cosin encouraged ceremonial worship, rich music, and the renewal and construction of the cathedral furnishings, and as archdeacon of the East Riding, he undertook the renovation of many parish churches in the diocese, notably of Brancepeth.
Coryngham had been a royal clerk since c.1400 and had steadily risen from Prebendary of Gillingham, in Shaftesbury Abbey in 1399, to Archdeacon and Canon of York in 1405 and Canon of Lincoln and Prebendary of St Martin's in 1411.
Correspondent: The Revd Prebendary Dr Paul Avis, General Secretary, Council for Christian Unity, Church House, Great Smith Street, London SW1P 3NZ, UK, tel.
Who would not feel charity for a prebendary, when walking the quiet length of that long aisle at Winchester, looking at those decent houses, that trim grass-plot, and feeling, as one must, the solemn, orderly comfort of the spot!
(1696-1742), held office as a prebendary of both Westminster and Winchester.