Definition of Preceptory. Meaning of Preceptory. Synonyms of Preceptory

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Definition of Preceptory

Preceptory
Preceptory Pre*cep"to*ry (?; 277), a. Preceptive. ``A law preceptory.' --Anderson (1573).
Preceptory
Preceptory Pre*cep"to*ry, n.; pl. Preceptories. [LL. praeceptoria an estate assigned to a preceptor, from L. praeceptor a commander, ruler, teacher, in LL., procurator, administrator among the Knights Templars. See Preceptor.] A religious house of the Knights Templars, subordinate to the temple or principal house of the order in London. See Commandery, n., 2.
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Commandery Com*mand"er*y, n.; pl. Commanderies. [F. commanderie.] 1. The office or rank of a commander. [Obs.] 2. A district or a manor with lands and tenements appertaining thereto, under the control of a member of an order of knights who was called a commander; -- called also a preceptory. 3. An assembly or lodge of Knights Templars (so called) among the Freemasons. [U. S.] 4. A district under the administration of a military commander or governor. [R.] --Brougham.

Meaning of Preceptory from wikipedia

- Scotland; West Peckham Preceptory in West Peckham, England and the Templar Aslackby Preceptory in Lincolnshire, Keele Preceptory in Staffordshire and Temple...
- 6524 Torphichen Preceptory is a church in the village of Torphichen, West Lothian, Scotland. It comprises the remains of the preceptory (headquarters)...
- The Templars Preceptory was a preceptory of the Knights Templar at Temple in Cornwall, UK, and was dissolved in 1308–12. Cornwall portal Temple Church...
- Bottesford Preceptory was sited at Bottesford, just to the south of S****horpe, in Lindsey, England. It was on low-lying land, near the Bottesford Beck...
- former preceptory at Temple Hill, South Witham. It 'has been largely under pasture' since the Knights Templar left in 1308.]] Withham Preceptory, one of...
- Temple Bruer Preceptory is in a farm-yard in the civil parish of Temple Bruer with Temple High Grange, North Kesteven, Lincolnshire, England. It is one...
- Battisford Preceptory was a medieval monastic of the Knights of St John house in Suffolk, England....
- Preceptory was a priory in Melchbourne, Bedfordshire, England. It was established in the 12th century and disestablished around 1550. The preceptory of...
- Chibburn Preceptory (also known as Low Chibburn Preceptory) are the ruins of a Medieval/Post-Medieval Hospitaller preceptory near Widdrington in Northumberland...
- Greenham Preceptory was a preceptory of Knights Hospitaller in Berkshire, England. It was established in 1199 and dissolved in 1540. British History Online...
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