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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Just 300 people waited outside Liverpool Cathedral to greet her as she prepared to hand out the Maundy money. It was a different story 27 years ago when thousands crowded Hope Street to welcome the Royal party in 1977.
THE 154 pensioners who received the red and white Maundy money were given a special reception at Liverpool Town Hall yesterday afternoon.
The Queen gave Maundy Money to 146 Christian pensioners yesterday - and joined in a prayer for the war victims of Kosovo.
David Marnane, trainer of Maundy Money and Maal "They have been great servants and between them have won 15 races.
Daisy Wright, Princes Risborough, Bucks AFURTHER to the previous answer (April 1), Elizabeth I gave Maundy money to the poor to supplement the "cloth for a new cloak" gifts because she discovered poor recipients were keeping the food as souvenirs instead of eating it.
The Queen was today handing out Maundy money to 158 pensioners in an historic ceremony at Wakefield Cathedral.
The plates, and the Maundy money, were brought to Liverpool with the highest level of security on Wednesday.
The Queen's visit was to crown Liverpool Cathedral's centenary year as she distributed the historic Royal Maundy money in front of a vast multi-faith congregation.
He has been responsible for a number of major achievements during his time at the cathedral, including organising the visit of the Queen to distribute the Maundy Money in 1989.
What they say David Marnane, trainer of World Ruler and Maundy Money "World Ruler ran particularly well on his Irish debut at Dundalk.
It's also the day when the monarch gives Maundy money to the poor.
The Queen will be handing out Maundy Money to 79 men and 79 women during a service in Wakefield Cathedral.