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1) Prel'ate. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...office which gives him jurisdiction over other clergymen. Cardinals, bishops, abbots, and archdeacons were at one time so called, but the term is restricted in the...

2) 3589. Alexander Pope. 1688-1744. Bartlett, John, comp. 1919. Familiar Quotations, 10th ed.
...Pope (1688–1744) QUOTATION: To happy convents bosom d deep in vines, Where slumber abbots purple as their wines. ATTRIBUTION: The Dunciad. Book iv. Line 301....

3) Basil'ian Monks. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...who lived in the fourth century. This Order has produced 14 popes, 1,805 bishops, 3,010 abbots, and 11,085 martyrs. 1...

4) Stavelot. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...E Belgium, in the Ardennes. It developed around a Benedictine abbey founded c.650. The abbots were later princes of the Holy Roman Empire until their land was secularized...

5) Appenzell. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...centuries as a textile and embroidery center. It was ruled after the 11th cent. by the abbots of St. Gall, against whom it revolted in 1403. In 1411, Appenzell allied...

6) Abbotsford. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...his residence. Sir Walter devised the name from a fancy he loved to indulge in, that the abbots of Melrose Abbey, in ancient times, passed over the fords of the Tweed....

7) Worms, Concordat of. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...struggle over investiture. By its terms the emperor guaranteed free election of bishops and abbots and renounced the right to invest them with ring and staff, the...

8) investiture. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...the Middle Ages. The problem stemmed from the dual position of the important bishops and abbots, who were temporal as well as spiritual lords. Thus from early times...

9) 9. Lives of Saints; Visions; Minor writings. V. Latin Writings in England to the Time of Alfred. Vol. 1. From the Beginnings to the Cycles of Romance. The Cambridge History of English and American Literature: An Encyclopedia in Eighteen Volumes. 190721
...lives of saints, visions, poems and devotional literature. 80 The anonymous lives of the abbots of Wearmouth and Jarrow, and the life of Cuthbert by a Lindisfarne...

10) Cassian, John. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...he was trusted in Rome. His Conferences, a record of his earlier experiences with famous abbots and ascetics in Egypt, and his Institutes, a treatise on monasticism,...

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