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Definition of Archdeacon

Archdeacon
Archdeacon Arch`dea"con, n. [AS. arcediacon, archidiacon, L. archidiaconus, fr. Gr. ?. See Arch-, pref., and Deacon.] In England, an ecclesiastical dignitary, next in rank below a bishop, whom he assists, and by whom he is appointed, though with independent authority. --Blackstone.

Meaning of Archdeacon from wikipedia

- An archdeacon is a senior clergy position in the Church of the East, Chaldean Catholic Church, Syriac Orthodox Church, Anglican Communion, St Thomas Christians...
- Theophylact was an archdeacon of the Roman Church. After the death of Pope Stephen II in 757, a faction wanted to place him on the Holy See, but the majority...
- Maurice John Archdeacon (December 14, 1898 – September 5, 1954) nicknamed "Flash", was a Major League Baseball center fielder who pla**** for the Chicago...
- The Archdeacon of Canterbury is a senior office-holder in the Diocese of Canterbury (a division of the Church of England Province of Canterbury). Like...
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- Ernest Archdeacon (23 March 1863 – 3 January 1950) was a French lawyer and aviation pioneer before the First World War. He made his first balloon flight...
- The Archdeacon of London is a senior ecclesiastical officer in the Church of England. They are responsible for the eastern Archdeaconry (the Archdeaconry...
- 1880–?: C. O. Mules 1956–1966 (res.): Harold Ault Archdeacon of Wairau 1868–1886 (d.): H. F. Butt Archdeacon of Māwhera 1886–?: Thomas Billing Maclean Anglican...
- The Archdeacon of Oxford is a senior ecclesiastical officer in the Diocese of Oxford, England. The office responsibility includes the care of clergy and...
- John Archdeacon was an English politician who was MP for an unidentified constituency. He was the son of Thomas Archdeacon, and two of his sons were Michael...