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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, fair and rosy, and perpetually pitching himself head-foremost into all the deep running water in the surrounding country; Mr.
"Tell me, shep-herds, te-e-ell me; tell me-e-e, have you seen (have you seen, have you seen, have you seen) my-y-y Flo- o-ora-a pass this way!"' 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.
All stand as the choir and clergy move in procession to the Quire, including: The Sacristan, The Choir of St George's Chapel, Windsor Castle, the Director of Music James Vivian; Minor Canon The Reverend Franklin Lee; Chaplain to The Queen The Reverend Prebendary Rose Hudson-Wilkin; Coptic Orthodox Archbishop of London His Eminence Archbishop Angaelos; Presiding Bishop and Primate of the Episcopal Church in the USA The Most Reverend Michael Curry; The Archbishop of Canterbury The Most Reverend and Right Honourable Justin Welby; Canon Steward and Canon Precentor The Reverend Canon Dr Mark Powell and The Reverend Canon Martin Poll; Vice-Dean The Reverend Canon Dr Hueston Finlay.
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.
In 1534, records list John Hayward as minor canon or succentor at St Paul's cathedral.
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.
During the 1630s Stephen Bing took Holy Orders, for in 1640/41 he was appointed a minor canon at St Paul's Cathedral, London.
"The Griffin and the Minor Canon" and the title story of the collection The Bee-Man of Orn, and Other Fanciful Tales (1887) were both republished in the 1960s with illustrations by Maurice Sendak.
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.