Sentence Examples

  • In 1317 the prioress obtained a Saturday market and a three days' fair at the feast of St Melor (Meliorus).
  • She was prioress (1872-1881) of the Stone convent in Staffordshire, where she died on the 29th of April 1894.
  • Then she had three years of rest, as prioress of her old convent of the Incarnation.
  • In spite of great opposition from the authorities of the order, and in particular from the prioress and sisters of the Incarnation, she persevered with her scheme, being encouraged to appeal to the pope by certain priests who saw the benefit which would accrue to the Church from her zeal.