archdeaconry


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arch·dea·con·ry

 (ärch-dē′kən-rē)
n. pl. arch·dea·con·ries
1. The rank or office of an archdeacon.
2. The district or residence of an archdeacon.

archdeaconry

(ˈɑːtʃˈdiːkənrɪ)
n, pl -ries
1. (Ecclesiastical Terms) the office, rank, or duties of an archdeacon
2. (Ecclesiastical Terms) the residence of an archdeacon
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Noun1.archdeaconry - the territorial jurisdiction of an archdeacon
jurisdiction - in law; the territory within which power can be exercised
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Besides this, we know that Barbour received a pension from the King of Scotland, and that he held his archdeaconry until his death; and that is almost all that we know certainly of his life.
While East Leake Mother's Union has, as usual, no meeting in August, it is expected some members will be attending an Archdeaconry event marking Mary Sumner Day on August 9, at St Paul's, Wilford Hill, beginning at 2pm,.
James' Church, Oke Odan, Yewa South Archdeaconry of the Diocese of Yewa, Church of Nigeria, Anglican Communion.
In 1852, he was appointed Commissary of the Archdeaconry of Suffolk.
Crispin's Church, in Fallowfield, for 37 years and is President of the Mother's Union Archdeaconry for Manchester.
From around 1580 the church began to condemn the communal sleeping of mixed sexes, and regular presentments began to be made to the archdeaconry courts for sexual offences, which focused on the unsuitability of such conduct.
On returning from travels abroad, he was presented in 1556 with the Archdeaconry of Durham, which included the Rectory of Easington and was later appointed Rector of Houghtonle-Spring in March 1558, then one of the largest parishes in England.
From May 29 to June 12, Edwards visited six parishes of the geographically large but sparsely populated archdeaconry of Chatham, in northeastern New Brunswick.
The assistant bishop said: "Over the last four years Father David Morris has proved a very effective and faithful priest at Grangetown, St Paul, as well as serving as an inspiring vocations officer for the Llandaff archdeaconry, with a particular heart for encouraging young vocations.
(35.) Franciscus had as well the non-English habit for a scribe of announcing his name and initial letters as a half-page display as well as on ascenders and descenders; see, e.g., San Marino, CA, Huntington Library, HM 932, Statutes of the Archdeaconry of London, dated 1447, fol.
(36) Francis Buckle, The Anglican Church in Labrador, 1848-1998 (Labrador City: Archdeaconry of Labrador, 1998), 57-62; Botwood, "Annual Report, Sept.
As the 12th suffragan Bishop of Grantham, Nicholas will have pastoral oversight of the archdeaconry of Boston.