Prebendaryship


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Preb´en`da`ry`ship


n.1.The office of a prebendary.
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He received a series of ecclesiastical positions in England: appointed to the prebendaryship of Barnby, in York (1447) and of Thorp, in Ripon (1448); appointed archdeacon of Richmond (1450); and in 1454, he became Bishop of Ely.