Sentence Examples

  • There were nunneries of the order at Haverholme, Nun Ormsby and Tunstal.
  • Swept away more than 140 nunneries, and the Anglican Church was left without sisterhoods for three centuries.
  • Amongst them, actually or potentially, are the grand steward (0yas oircovo,uos), who serves him as deacon in the liturgy and presents candidates for orders; the grand visitor (µryas oaKEAAaptos), who superintends the monasteries; the sacristan (o - KEvocAuAa); the chancellor (X apr041,Xa), who superintends ecclesiastical causes; the deputyvisitor (o rou caKEAAiov), who visits the nunneries; the protonotary (7rpwrovorapcos); the logothete (Aoy06Erns), a most important lay officer, who represents the patriarch at the Porte and elsewhere outside; the censer-bearer, who seems to be also a kind of captain of the guard (Kavarpio-cos or Kavvrp11vQLos); the referendary (pEckpevSapcos); the secretary (i)7rown L uoyp x4wv); the chief syndic (7rpwrEK&Kos), 1 The numbers have varied from time to time.
  • Monasteries and nunneries were very numerous until the suppression of the religious orders in 1842, when many became simple churches.
  • In 1415, and became one of the richest and most fashionable and influential nunneries in the country.

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