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black friars
Dominican Do*min"i*can, n. (Eccl. Hist.) One of an order of mendicant monks founded by Dominic de Guzman, in 1215. A province of the order was established in England in 1221. The first foundation in the United States was made in 1807. The Master of the Sacred Palace at Rome is always a Dominican friar. The Dominicans are called also preaching friars, friars preachers, black friars (from their black cloak), brothers of St. Mary, and in France, Jacobins.
Black friar
Black friar Black" fri`ar (Eccl.) A friar of the Dominican order; -- called also predicant and preaching friar; in France, Jacobin. Also, sometimes, a Benedictine.

Meaning of black friars from wikipedia

- ideal emerged two orders of mendicant friars: one, the Friars Minor, was led by Francis of ****isi; the other, the Friars Preachers, by Dominic of Guzman. Like...
- London Theatre Archive Digitised Posters and Flyers from the Second BlackFriars Theatre, held by the University of East London Shakespearean Playhouses...
- friar may be in holy orders or a brother. The most significant orders of friars are the Dominicans, Franciscans, Augustinians, and Carmelites. Friars...
- Black Friars is an area of Leicester, England, to the west of the city centre. The area is named after the Dominican friary: Blackfriars, Leicester. Coordinates:...
- of Historic Pub Interiors. The Blackfriar website Historic England. "Black Friar public house (1285723)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved...
- Black Friars was a friary in East Sus****, England. Coordinates: 50°55′37″N 0°42′24″E / 50.926836°N 0.706738°E / 50.926836; 0.706738 (Black Friars...
- consent of Pope Paul III to shut down the 1297-founded Dominican convent (Black Friars), southerly neighboured to the palace, to acquire the pertaining monastic...
- called the Black Friars, founded 1215. Franciscans – who in modern times include the Order of Friars Minor (O.F.M.); the Order of Friars Minor Conventual...
- The Black Friars' Monastery, Svartbrödraklostret, also called the convent of Stockholm, was a Dominican monastery on the island of Stadsholmen (City Island)...
- Blackfriars, derived from Black Friars, a common name for the Dominican Order of friars, may refer to: Blackfriars, Bristol, a former priory in Bristol...