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.
preceptory
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

- Preceptory in West Lothian; West Peckham Preceptory; the Templar Aslackby Preceptory in Lincolnshire; Keele Preceptory in Staffordshire; and Temple, Midlothian...
- Baddesley Preceptory was a preceptory of the Knights Hospitaller at North Baddesley in Hampshire, England. The preceptory was founded at Godsfield but...
- 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...
- Temple Bruer Preceptory is a historic building in the civil parish of Temple Bruer with Temple High Grange, North Kesteven, Lincolnshire, England. It is...
- contested by people who suggest that the rituals are not biblical. It has preceptories throughout the world, mainly in the major English speaking countries...
- Shin**** Preceptory was a Knights Hospitaller priory at Shin**** in Cambridgeshire, England. It was established in 1144. The moated site is a scheduled ancient...
- Withham Preceptory, one of the smallest Knights Templar preceptories in England, was founded, before 1164, at Temple Hill, near South Witham, Lincolnshire...
- Battisford Preceptory was a medieval monastic of the Knights of St John house in Suffolk, England. The site is situated 4.5 km south of Stowmarket and...
- to the church of St Martin's Le Grand in London, was not included. The Preceptory of Cressing was therefore one of the very earliest Templar estates in...
- Bulstrode Preceptory was a preceptory in Buckinghamshire, England. It was first mentioned in 1276. Little is known of Bulstrode Preceptory. It certainly...