Definition of Precentorship. Meaning of Precentorship. Synonyms of Precentorship

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Definition of Precentorship

Precentorship
Precentorship Pre*cen"tor*ship, n. The office of a precentor.

Meaning of Precentorship from wikipedia

- A precentor is a person who helps facilitate worship. The details vary depending on the religion, denomination, and era in question. The Latin derivation...
- services secured for him canonries at Hereford and St Paul's, and the precentorship of Exeter Cathedral. In 1331 he retired to country living (in Wraysbury...
- thereafter to the office of precentor. In 1862 he relinquished the precentorship (to the dismay of Sir Frederick Ouseley) on his appointment to the living...
- admitted treasurer of the church of Lichfield, with which he held the precentorship. Blythe was one of the divines who preached at Cambridge against Hugh...
- Bishop of London, he made Grindal one of his chaplains and gave him the precentorship of St Paul's Cathedral. Grindal was soon promoted to be one of King...
- subordinate officers as minor canons, gospellers, epistolers, etc. The precentorship in these churches of the "New Foundation", as they are called, is not...
- held until his death in 1524. His clerical benefices, included the Precentorship of York Minster. His ordination was connected with his retirement from...
- new edition of Godwin's De Præsulibus. This Richardson did. When the precentorship of Lincoln, one of Potter's options, became vacant on 18 May 1756, Richardson...
- collated by Sheldon to the rectory of Lambeth, and soon afterwards to the precentorship of Exeter. Morley sent for Hooper to attend him in his last sickness...
- chaplain extraordinary to the king, who presented him on 13 August to the precentorship of Lincoln, and in September following to a prebend in Lincoln Cathedral...
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