What does CANONRY mean?

CANONRY meaning in General Dictionary

A benefice or prebend in a cathedral or collegiate church a right to a spot in section and to some of the incomes the self-esteem or emoluments of a canon

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  • A benefice or prebend in a cathedral or collegiate church; a right to a spot in section and also to a percentage of the profits; the dignity or emoluments of a canon.

CANONRY meaning in Law Dictionary

In English ecclesiastical legislation. An ecclesiastical benefice, attaching toward office of canon. Holthouse.


Sentence Examples with the word CANONRY

Shortly afterwards, having previously resigned his canonry at Peterborough, he was appointed by the crown to a canonry at Westminster, and accepted the position of examining chaplain to Archbishop Benson.

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