Maundy money


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Maundy money

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(Anglicanism) specially minted coins distributed by the British sovereign on Maundy Thursday
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Noun1.Maundy money - specially minted silver coins that are distributed by the British sovereign on Maundy ThursdayMaundy money - specially minted silver coins that are distributed by the British sovereign on Maundy Thursday
Britain, Great Britain, U.K., UK, United Kingdom, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom
coin - a flat metal piece (usually a disc) used as money
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She will be accompanied by the Duke of Edinburgh for the service at Leicester Cathedral where the Maundy Money will be distributed to 91 men and 91 women - representing each of her 91 years.
Queen Elizabeth II attended a service for Maundy Thursday, the day before Good Friday handing out Maundy Money to pensioners at the Leicester Cathedral.
Well-wishers present the Queen with flowers during her visit to Liverpool Cathedral in April, 2004, for the Maundy Money service Picture: COLIN LANE
SEVEN decades of dedication received royal recognition when a church organist was invited to meet the Queen to receive Maundy Money.
Josephine Armstrong, from Newbiggin-by-the-Sea, has been chosen as one of the people from across the country who will be handed Maundy Money by the Queen, in a ceremony which has its roots in the 13th century.
Queen Elizabeth II gives out Royal Maundy money at Sheffield Cathedral and, below, with the Duke of Edinburgh
Maundy Money landed the race for a second time last year at the age of ten, when competing at his sixth consecutive Galway festival, but unfortunately the David Marnane-trained miler has succumbed to injury and may have run his last race.
SMILING broadly and looking resplendent in a rose-coloured hat and coat, the Queen hands out Maundy money to OAPs at Blackburn Cathedral.
The Indian-based family are arranging a flying visit next week when Her Majesty is due to hand out Maundy money at the cathedral.
A Churches and parishes not within a bishop'see B The Cinque Ports C Rights regarding the eating of swans and sturgeons D Gifts of maundy money All puzzles in this supplement are supplied by Sirius Media Services.
THE Queen presented Maundy money yesterday to pensioners who have worked tirelessly for their communities.
Summary: The Queen has presented pensioners with Maundy money at the Royal Maundy service.