Archdeaconship
Archdeaconship \Arch`dea"con*ship\, n. The office of an archdeacon. [1913 Webster]

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  • Jean Chapeauville — (b. at Liège, 5 January 1551; d. there 11 May 1617) was a Belgian theologian and historian. Life He made his philosophical studies at the University of Cologne and University of Louvain, and at the latter received the degree of Licentiate of… …   Wikipedia

  • archdeacon — archdeaconate, archdeaconship, n. /ahrch dee keuhn/, n. 1. an ecclesiastic, ranking next below a bishop and having charge of the temporal and external administration of a diocese, with jurisdiction delegated from the bishop. 2. Rom. Cath. Ch. a… …   Universalium

  • Jean Chapeauville —     Jean Chapeauville     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Jean Chapeauville     A Belgian theologian and historian, b. at Liège, 5 January, 1551; d. there 11 May 1617. He made his philosophical studies at the Universities of Cologne and Louvain, and at …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • LAUD, WILLIAM —    archbishop of Canterbury, born at Reading, son of a clothier; studied at and became a Fellow of St. John s College, Oxford, was ordained in 1601; early gave evidence of his High Church proclivities and his hostility to the Puritans, whom for… …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • archdeacon — /atʃˈdikən/ (say ahch deekuhn) noun an ecclesiastic who has responsibilities for the administration of a diocese, with jurisdiction delegated from the bishop. {Middle English, Old English arcediacon, from Latin archidiāconus, from Greek… …   Australian English dictionary

  • archdeacon — n. 1 an Anglican cleric ranking below a bishop. 2 a member of the clergy of similar rank in other Churches. Derivatives: archdeaconry n. (pl. ies). archdeaconship n. Etymology: OE arce , ercediacon, f. eccl.L archidiaconus f. eccl.Gk… …   Useful english dictionary

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