Chantry sentence example
The college is sometimes described as being different from other colleges in being merely a large chantry to pray for the souls of the dead warriors.
But it was no more a chantry than the other colleges, all of which, like the monasteries and collegiate churches, were to pray for their founders' and other specified souls.
The grammar school was founded by Dr Roger Lupton, provost of Eton College, in 1528, but as it was connected with a chantry it was suppressed by Henry VIII., to be refounded in 1551 by Edward VI.; it now takes rank among the important public schools.
On St Thomas's Hill, where Thomas, earl of Lancaster, was beheaded in 1322, a chantry was erected in 1373, the site of which is now occupied by a windmill built of its stones.
It lay afterwards under the Villiers monument, and in 1878 was re-buried in Henry V.'s chantry.Advertisement
Lord Ashburton was educated at the grammar school, which was founded as a chantry in 1314.
St Lawrence's chapel, a chantry built under Edward I., was bought by the townsfolk at the Reformation.
He was afterwards rector of Abbreochy, Loch Ness, and later held a chantry in the cathedral of Norway.
The chantry of St Edmund the Martyr which stood on the opposite side of the town was a part of Edward III.'s endowment to the priory, and became so famous as a place of pilgrimage, especially for those on their way to Canterbury, that the part of Watling Street which crossed there towards London was sometimes called " St Edmund's Way.
In the 13th century a master and chaplain took the place of the lay brethren, and in 1334 a chantry was founded.Advertisement
The college remained unaltered until 1496, when Margaret, countess of Richmond, obtained letters patent from her son, Henry VII., to found a chantry, in connexion with which she established a school.
On the 16th of August 1404, he signed an agreement with the prior and convent for three monks to sing daily three masses in his beautiful chantry chapel in the nave of the cathedral, while the boys of the almonry, the cathedral.
His effigy in the cathedral chantry and a bust on the groining of the muniment tower at Winchester college are no doubt authentic portraits.
The church of St Mary is almost entirely Perpendicular, and has a beautiful south porch, brasses of the 15th, 16th and 17th centuries and numerous monuments, several of which, in a chantry, commemorate members of the family of Drake, lords of the manor.
In 1823 he took a school at Mere in Wiltshire, and four years later married and settled in Chantry House, a fine old Tudor mansion in that town.Advertisement
An image niche containing a modern madonna marks the site of a chantry altar for the guild of St Mary.
Two chantry priests were to say daily mass wearing black amices bearing the arms of Montfort and Montacute.
The Chantry Singers play a leading role in the Festivals and have performed nearly all the major bach works over the years.
The church formerly contained a richly endowed chantry, under the invocation of the Blessed Virgin Mary.
Medieval wills might found a chantry or make a gift to a specific chapel.Advertisement
Coleshill also left part of Coleshill Hall to St Peter-le-Bailey Church to support a chantry for St Mary's mass.
There is a second chantry, founded by the family of the late Mr. John Knill, of Blackheath.
The lands themselves, of course, were originally chantry lands, providing income for paying chantry lands, providing income for paying chantry priests in this very church.
Another crosshead is built into the east wall of the chantry chapel, outside.
In 1532 Robert Brocket left rent in Houndsditch to augment this chantry and to maintain his own obit.Advertisement
The chantry priest funded by his will was to pray on Wednesdays and Fridays for the souls of his parents and himself.
He died on the r rth of May 1486, and was buried in the chantry chapel of St Mary Magdalen behind the high altar in Winchester cathedral, which he had erected in his lifetime.
Opposite the castle is the city hall (1779), in the possession of the corporation, with statues in the central hall of George III., of Grattan (a superb work by Sir Francis Chantry), of Daniel O'Connell, and of Thomas Drummond by John Hogan and several others.
What Pierre did not know was that the place where they presented him with bread and salt and wished to build a chantry in honor of Peter and Paul was a market village where a fair was held on St. Peter's day, and that the richest peasants (who formed the deputation) had begun the chantry long before, but that nine tenths of the peasants in that villages were in a state of the greatest poverty.