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  • In 1547 he became provost of Eton and dean of Carlisle.
  • The town is governed by a council, with provost and bailies, and owns the gas and water supplies and the electric lighting.
  • After studying in various monasteries he became provost of St Benedict at Capua, and in 1055 obtained permission from Victor II.
  • Three weeks after the battle he, still provost of St Giles, was admitted a burgess of Edinburgh, his father, the "Great Earl," being then civil provost of the capital.
  • Douglas's literary work, now his chief claim to be remembered, belongs, as has been stated, to the period 1501-1513, when he was provost of St Giles.
 

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