Canonesses sentence example
Most of the congregations of Augustinian canons had convents of nuns, called canonesses; many such exist to this day.
He was educated by his father, who was a minister of the Reformed Church, and head of the Frondenberg convent of canonesses (Frauleinstift).
The work of education was partially done by the great abbeys, boys of good family being brought up by the Cistercians of Dublin and Jerpoint, and by the Augustinians of Dublin, Kells and Connel, and girls by the canonesses of Gracedieu.
In Herefordshire the Augustinian canonesses at Aconbury had fish ponds as did Titley Priory.Advertisement