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.
The diocese, when it started had only Owo archdeaconry, Idoani archdeaconry, Ifon archdeaconry, Ipele Iyere archdeaconry.
Crispin's Church, in Fallowfield, for 37 years and is President of the Mother's Union Archdeaconry for Manchester.
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.
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.
By coincidence or not, Thierry of Chartres drew income from an archdeaconry at Dreux, not far from Haute-Bruyere.
The incident happened at the Archdeaconry Estate in Kells at 5.
CLEVELAND also refers to an archdeaconry or subdivision of the Diocese of York, led by the Bishop of Whitby.