How to use Prebendaries in a sentence
Sometimes it was given to deans alone or to prebendaries in the parishes whence they derived their prebends.
It became early a custom for the prebendaries and canons of a cathedral to employ " priest-vicars " or " vicars-choral " as their substitutes when it was their turn as hebdomedary to sing High Mass and conduct divine office.
In a cathedral the canons and prebendaries have each a stall assigned to them.
In the 12th century it was formed into eight distinct manors, seven of which were held by the same number of prebendaries.
The Choiseul party, which had gradually been reconstituted, under the influence of the queen, the princes, parlement, the prebendaries, and the trade corporations, worked adroitly to eliminate this reformer of lucrative abuses.Advertisement
Such persons were, literally, prebendaries.
The cathedral churches are governed by chapters consisting of a dean, canons and prebendaries (see Cathedral).