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minor canon

n
(Anglicanism) Church of England a clergyman who is attached to a cathedral to assist at daily services but who is not a member of the chapter
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Crisparkle, Minor Canon and good man, lately 'Coach' upon the chief Pagan high roads, but since promoted by a patron (grateful for a well-taught son) to his present Christian beat; betakes himself to the gatehouse, on his way home to his early tea.
Melodiously good Minor Canon the Reverend Septimus Crisparkle thus delivers himself, in musical rhythm, as he withdraws his amiable face from the doorway and conveys it down- stairs.
Minor Canon Row features in the final and unfinished novel he was writing in 1870 called The Mystery of Edwin Drood just before his death in June that year.
Nicholas Buxton is a Minor Canon at Ripon Cathedral and Visiting Research Fellow at the University of York St John
The Rev Griffiths She was ordained deacon in 1982, serving as curate in Dyserth, Trelawnyd and Cwm, land after becoming diocesan education officer, which she combined with being minor canon of St Asaph Cathedral.
A former rector of St George's in Belfast, he also served as a minor canon in St Patrick's Cathedral, Dublin in 1994.
THE Bishop of Durham, the Rt Rev Dr Tom Wright, has appointed the Rev Nils Philip d'Encer Chittenden, honorary minor canon of Durham Cathedral, as chaplain to St Mary's College at Durham University.
5) It is highly probable that this Barnard can be identified with the John Barnard who was a collector and editor of viol and church music and later a minor canon of St Paul's Cathedral, London.
Among his stories most likely to be remembered are The Love Letters of Smith, Zenobia's Infidelity, The Remarkable Wreck of the Thomas Hyke, and The Griffin and the Minor Canon.
Reverend Michael Macey, Minor Canon of Westminster told the congregation: "Here we are united with those who have gone before us.
He was ordained as a priest in 1972 and served as a minor canon at St Davids Cathedral until 1975.