Sentence Examples

  • The mendicants, Dominican and Franciscan, took rapid root in England; the number of friaries erected in the reign of Henry III.
  • In all the great cities of Western Europe friaries were established, and in the universities theological chairs were held by Dominicans and Franciscans.
  • The institute spread rapidly all over western Europe, so that it eventually came to have forty provinces and 2000 friaries with some 30,000 members.
  • This arrangement is frequent in Ireland, where the numerous small friaries afford admirable exemplifications of these peculiarities of ground-plan.
  • As examples of English friaries, the Dominican house at Norwich, and those of the Dominicans and Franciscans at Gloucester, may be mentioned.

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