How to use Black-friars in a sentence

black-friars
  • An article on monastic arrangements would be incomplete without some account of the convents of the Mendicant or Preaching Friars, including the Black Friars or Domini cans, the Grey or Franciscans, the White or Carmelites, Y Friars.

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  • The church of the Black Friars of Norwich departs from the original type in the nave (now St Andrew's Hall), in having regular aisles.

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  • Of the Black Friars all has perished but the name.

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  • By his aid 300 highlanders were brought into the monastery of the Black Friars in Perth, where the king was keeping the Christmas of 1436, and there they slew James, who had fled into a vault.

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  • He is said to have then entered the Cistercian monastery at Gloucester; but in 1538 a John Hooper appears among the names of the Black friars at Gloucester and also among the White friars at Bristol who surrendered their houses to the king.

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