Sentence Examples with the word clergyman

He celebrates marriages in accordance with the provisions of the Foreign Marriage Act 1892, and, where the ministrations of a clergyman cannot be obtained, reads the burial service.

His father, Rev Henry Lyon Davis (1775-1836), was a prominent Protestant Episcopal clergyman of Maryland, and for some years president of St John's College at Annapolis.

He was the oldest of the four sons of the Rev. David Dudley Field (1781-1867), a well-known American clergyman and author.

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Some years ago, the State met me in behalf of the Church, and commanded me to pay a certain sum toward the support of a clergyman whose preaching my father attended, but never I myself.

BENJAMIN FRANKLIN DE COSTA (1831-1904), American clergyman and historical writer, was born in Charlestown, Massachusetts, on the 10th of July 1831.

Here he wrote his Neue Apologie des Socrates (1772), a work occasioned by an attack on the fifteenth chapter of Marmontel's Belisarius made by Peter Hofstede, a clergyman of Rotterdam, who maintained the patristic view that the virtues of the noblest pagans were only splendida peccata.

But in such a case notice must be given in a specified form, which is unnecessary where the burial service is conducted by a clergyman of the Church of England.

They are anomalies to the English ecclesiastical law, have no parish rights, and can be converted to other than religious purposes, but a clergyman may be licensed to perform duty in such a place of worship. In the early and middle part of the 19th century such proprietary chapels were common, but they have practically ceased to exist.

COTTON MATHER (1663-1728), American Congregational clergyman and author, was born in Boston, Massachusetts, on the 12th of February 1663.

Some felt that they could not go to the Lord's Table where the clergyman was a worldly man; others went, but with much fear and doubt.