Definition of Minoress. Meaning of Minoress. Synonyms of Minoress

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Definition of Minoress

Minoress
Minoress Mi"nor*ess, n. See Franciscan Nuns, under Franciscan, a.

Meaning of Minoress from wikipedia

- The Poor Clares, officially the Order of Saint Clare (Latin: Ordo sanctae Clarae) – originally referred to as the Order of Poor Ladies, and later the Clarisses...
- founded in 1294 and known generally in medieval England as "minoresses". A "minoress" was a nun in the Second Order of the Order of Friars Minor known as Franciscans...
- household. In the same month his wife, Maud, had licence to enter the Minoress convent at Aldgate, London. On 8 July 1355, he was pardoned for the death...
- later to be abbess) in the Abbey of Barking, and Dame Mary de Felton, minoress in the Abbey of St Mary without Aldgate, and one of 100 shillings to John...
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