Sentence Examples

  • As provost, Waynflete procured the exemption of the college from archidiaconal authority on the 2nd of May,.
  • 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.

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