Sentence Examples


  • But it was no more a chantry than the other colleges, all of which, like the monasteries and collegiate churches, were to pray for their founders' and other specified souls.
  • The writers of the time speak with enthusiasm of its lofty towers, of the churches and monasteries in the suburbs, and especially of the.
  • Of these, two passed to the priories of Lewes and Michelham respectively, and after the dissolution of the monasteries were subject to frequent sale and division.
  • The village of Siloam has also increased in size, and the western slopes of Olivet are being covered with churches, monasteries and houses.
  • As an ecclesiastic Morton followed orthodox Lancastrian lines: in 1489 he obtained a papal bull enabling him to visit and reform the monasteries, and he proceeded with some vigour against the abuses in the abbey of St Albans.

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